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Up next on News 7 at Six... A West Virginia man is under arrest after a shooting in Bath County.
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And we'll visit the OTHER Olympic games, underway right here in Virginia.
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Sports-Head


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In sports, Dale Earnhardt celebrates at Daytona We'll check in on the medal count at the Olympics plus highlights from the N-B-A.
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And the Lady Flames of Liberty University remain undefeated thanks to an international flavor.
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I hope you enjoyed the sun this weekend-- because it won't be back for a while.
Freezing Rain and Sleet start off the work week, and then, lots of rain.
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Bath-Shooting


ANCHOR=Eric
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A man is in stable condition after being shot in the face at a home along Route 6-29 in Bath County.
Rescuers transported 40-year John Wyatt of Hopewell, Virginia to Roanoke Memorial Hospital last night.
Police arrested Gary McGaughlin of Marlington, West Virginia and charged him with attempted murder.
Authorities are not sure what prompted the shooting.




Roanoke-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=dse
TAPE#97-99
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Three people suffered minor injuries following a traffic accident in Roanoke early this morning.
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It happened around four near the Racetrack gas station on Orange Avenue.
A car flipped over several times, took out traffic signs and a utility pole and finally landed upside down.
All three passengers were treated and released at a Roanoke hospital with no serious injury.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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Abed


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#=98-2
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The so-called "crime family" trial in federal court in Roanoke appears to be coming along right on schedule.
Testimony is set to resume Tuesday, the start of the sixth- -and perhaps- - -final week.
Keith Humphry has a review of the evidence from last week.
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(( The jury saw a videotaped demonstration of a molotov cocktail and how it works.
Hurling a vodka bottle full of gasoline does not exactly match the scenarios alleged in the Abed indictment. Standup 15:16:05 ((Richard Chisholm says he stood on a log and pushed a Boones Farm wine bottle through the security bars of the rear window of the Corner Store.
Everybody agrees the fire started on the opposite wall- -nine and a half feet away- -inside the storeroom.))
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It'll be up to the jury to decide whether a molotov cocktail could have been what started the fire.
An expert hired by the defense says it couldn't have happened that way.
Patrick McGinley scoffed at the fact that investigators failed to find the wine bottle- -or part of it.
Not even the rag Chisholm says they stuffed in the neck of the bottle turned up among the broken beer bottles inside. Standup 15:21:15 ((After the President's Day holiday the defense attorneys say they have one more day's worth of witnesses.
The Government will undoubtedly have some rebuttal evidence.
And then the jury could get the case by the end of the week.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7 , Roanoke.))
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Speed-Limit


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-96
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The idea of increasing the speed limit on major highways was brought to a screeching halt yesterday, when the House of Delegates voted against it.
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The House Transportation Committee sent a bill to the House floor that would have raised the maximum speed to 70- miles per hour on interstates.
But the House put the brakes on the measure voting 82- to 18- against the idea.
Some people opposed to the proposal say greater speeds mean higher risks of accidents.
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((MARTIN TURNAUER/ROAD ISSUE EXPERT; AIR BAGS AND SEAT BELTS ARE NOT MADE FOR REALLY HIGHER SPEEDS VERSUS WHAT THEY ARE REALLY MADE FOR. AND A COUPLE OF OTHER REASONS, WEATHER CONDITIONS CERTAINLY PLAY HAVOC. PEOPLE WON'T SLOW DOWN IN BAD WEATHER. ANOTHER SITUATION WOULD BE THAT WE HAVE AN OLDER POPULATION. MORE AND MORE OLDER DRIVERS, SLOWER REACTION TIME AND THEY ARE NOT GOING TO SLOW DOWN THEIR SPEEDS.))
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Turnauer (TURN-HOUR) also says when speeds increase on interstates, it usually means higher speeds on secondary roads, which could result in more fatalities.
If the bill is submitted again, he says one thing delegates should consider is the accident statistics of states which have already approved the legislation.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#=BIZ
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Sky-high prices rattle the nerves of at least one pharmacist.
And, a local tobacco seller watches its profits go up in smoke.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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((A Bedford pharmacist discovered something that could make his customers rather nervous.
Paul Bisbee went to re-order a relaxant drug and found out the price had soared from ten dollars a bottle to 343-dollars.
Bisbee has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, alleging two pharmaceutical companies wrongfully jacked up the price. 98-2
The F-T-C is teaming up with the Post Office in another scam-busting venture.
The agency is going after companies that run bogus classified ads promising post-office jobs to people willing to pay a fee. 98-5
In Blacksburg, researchers at Virginia Tech got a big federal grant to investigate how ultraviolet lights reflect off road signs in foggy or rainy weather.
It's part of the high-tech smart-road laboratory on the highway connecting Interstate-81 and Blacksburg. lb-7
In Danville, Dimon tobacco announced a whopping 36-percent drop in profits during the last half of 19-97.
The tobacco-leaf seller blames the drop on cigarette makers, who are buying less tobacco in anticipation of high cigarette taxes coming from a national tobacco settlement. Dow Jones Pre Pro
This week on Wall Street, four straight days of record closes brought the Dow to an all time-high of 83-70.
The Nasdaq went up 16-points, ending the week at 17-10.
That's your News-7 Business Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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Straight ahead on the newscast--Nagano isn't the only place you can find athletes competing for the gold.
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Here in the Commonwealth competition was fierce at the Special Olympic Games.
We'll have highlights from the day's events coming up in a few minutes but first let's get an update on the weather with Andrew Freiden.
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Holland


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WRITER=tte
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It's the same job but in a different town for Keith Holland, as he moves from Vinton to become town manager of Rocky Mount in Franklin County.
Tina Tenret takes a look at some of the challenges Holland will face on this week's edition of Virginia Profiles.
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((Keith Holland and his wife still call themselves newlyweds.
Married nine months, they're planning to buy their first home, right where Keith Holland first called home.
In Rocky Mount.
Holland is the new town manager here -- and he says he remembers many faces from his childhood.
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((VERY FRIENDLY. NO PROBLEM WITH WALKING DOWN THE STREET AND SOMEONE LOOKING YOU IN THE EYE AND SAYING GOOD MORNING OR HELLO AND THAT MEANS A LOT. QUALITY OF LIFE MEANS A LOT TO ME IN MY JOB. MY JOB CAN BE FRUSTRATING, IT CAN BE TRYING AT TIMES. ON THOSE OCCASIONS WHEN YOU KNOW YOU'VE DONE SOMETHING TO HELP A CITIZEN OR HELP THE COMMUNITY, MAKE IT A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE. IT'S ALL WORTH IT.))
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Holland is no newcomer to this line of work -- he's wrapping up a stint as Vinton's assistant town manager.
But as the Franklin County seat, Rocky Mount is different -- Holland says business is booming and building I-73 will cement that trend.
He has no big changes in mind -- except to improve relations between town council and the board of supervisors.
He believes in compromise.
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((I'M FAIRLY EASY TO GET ALONG WITH. WHEN IT'S TIME FOR BUSINESS, I'M ALL BUSINESS. I LIKE TO SMILE. I LIKE TO PUT PEOPLE AT EASE. I TRY TO BE VERY HUMBLE. I WAS RAISED THAT WAY.))
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These newlyweds say they may even raise little Hollands in Rocky Mount.
Tina Tenret News7))

Super-Sunday


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Teenagers in Blacksburg now have a new place to go to shoot some hoops on Sundays--the Blacksburg Recreation Center.
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The center is now hosting SUPER SUNDAYS where you have to be a teen to get in.
Youngsters get together and play a little ball and when they get tired, they can relax with a bite to eat while watching television.
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((MARK MITRY/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT; LAST YEAR WE HAD FIVE ON FIVE. THIS IS SOMETHING NEW THIS YEAR, THREE ON THREE. ALL OUR FRIENDS GET TOGETHER, WE PLAY THREE ON THREE, SO IT'S PRETTY GOOD.)) ((BRIAN DANIELS/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT; IT'S A GOOD WAY FOR BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO HAVE SOMETHING TO DO ON THE WEEKENDS WITH THEIR FRIENDS. TO PLAY SOME BALL OR WHATEVER.))
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While basketball is the only game being offered now, there may be plans to add some more.
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((PHILLIP CONNER/BLACKSBURG REC. SUPERVISOR; IF WE CAN GET BACK INTO MORE OF WHAT THE TEAMS WANT, MAYBE SOME VOLLEYBALL, MORE SKI TRIPS. WORKING TOWARDS A DIVERSIFIED TEAM PROGRAM.))
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Conner says the benefit of offering the center to the teens on Sunday is to give them a place to call their own, while keeping them off the streets.
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Special-Olympics


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-95
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If you couldn't make it to Nagano to catch the Olympic Games in person, there are some OTHER Olympics going on right here in the Commonwealth.
David Johnson has more.
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((Close to 250- athletes took part in the special olympics regional basketball tournament held this weekend in Blacksburg.
From the physically challenged to the learning- disabled, the games are part of the year- round activities that give participants something more than just a place to showcase their talents.
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((LUKE WILLIAMSON/ATHLETE; FOR ONE I'VE LEARNED THAT TEAMWORK IS MORE THAN WINNING AND THAT, AT LEAST IF YOU TRY YOUR BEST, YOU KNOW THAT YOU PUT SOMETHING INTO IT.))
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((KATHERINE BECK/ATHLETE; YOU CAN MEET NEW FRIENDS AND DO STUFF.))
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((MAURY ABBITT/ATHLETE; THESE OLYMPICS, THEY GIVE ME A CHANCE TO HELP PEOPLE. TO LEARN THE BASKETBALL GAME AND MEET NEW PEOPLE TOO. AND GO DIFFERENT PLACES, I LIKE THAT.))
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The New River Valley is one of several localities that has a unified league, where athletes are paired up with people without disabilities and players take part in a full season.
At these tournaments, full- court, half- court and individual skills competitions are part of the ever- growing programs of the event.
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((NANCY HARMAN/REGIONAL COORDINATOR; WE FIND THAT WHEN WE HAVE PEOPLE COME OUT AND WATCH THE EVENTS, PEOPLE BECOME INVOLVED AS COACHES AND STUFF. THEY SOON REALIZE THAT OUR ATHLETES HAVE A LOT OF ABILITY AND THEY BEGIN TO FORGET ABOUT THEIR DISABILITIES AND THEY START FOCUSING ON THEIR ABILITIES. THAT'S WHAT IS EXCITING ABOUT OUR PROGRAM AND THAT'S WHAT HAS BROUGHT MORE OF OUR ATHLETES IN AS WELL.))
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STAND-UP/03:56:38 ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; CASSELL COLISEUM IS ONE OF FOUR SITES STATEWIDE WHERE THE GAMES ARE BEING HELD. GOLD MEDAL WINNERS MAY QUALIFY FOR THE STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS WHICH ARE IN FREDERICKSBURG NEXT MONTH. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7, BLACKSBURG.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=sta
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When the news continues we'll show you how two doctors helped others see things a little more clearly yesterday--
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by offering eye exams for about a dollar.
It's a service they offer every Valentine's Day in order to raise money for the American Heart Association.
We'll have the complete story when we return.
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Eye-Docs


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A Christiansburg couple helped youngsters put things in focus yesterday by giving eye exams.
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Every year optometrists Becky Cook Mann and Scott Mann spend Valentine's Day checking the eye sight of just about anyone, but usually for youngsters under age 18.
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((MELISSA BRAKEFIELD/EYE CARE OPTOMETRIC CENTER; WE DO A VISION SCREENING FOR A DOLLAR, JUST TO SEE IF THEY NEED AN EYE EXAM, JUST TO TRY AND HELP THEM OUT. AND THE MONEY GOES TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION.)) ((GENE REGAN/PARENT; I THINK THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR PARENTS TO BRING THEIR CHILDREN IN TO SCREEN THEM, TEST THEM, TO SEE HOW THEY ARE DOING. BECAUSE A LOT OF TIMES PARENTS ARE SO BUSY, LIKE MY WIFE AND I, WE DON'T DO IT AS WE SHOULD AND IT HELPS ENCOURAGE US TO GET OUT HERE AND GET IT DONE.))
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The Manns' also have a back to school vision screening in the fall.
Proceeds from that effort go to the local DARE program.

Road-Report


ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=sta
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On-going construction means traffic delays along some heavily travelled roads in Roanoke.
And, road construction gets underway in Botetourt County.
Here's Stacey Martin with this week's edition of Road Report.
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((In Roanoke County, work continues to widen Merriman Road which is closed to through traffic from Ranchcrest Drive to Springlawn Drive. Detours are in place.
And, delays are expected near the intersection of Twelve O'Clock Knob Road and Lost Mountain Road as construction continues in that area.
Over in Botetourt County VDOT crews are extending part of route 7-99 near its intersection with Route 6-40. Delays are expected. pre pro
Looking elsewhere around the region, Route 7-11 in Grayson County will be closed Tuesday at 5 p-m so crews can replace a drainage pipe.
And, that's it for this week's edition of Road Report. I'm Stacey Martin.))

Sports Tease


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And coming up, The Miami Heat beats Toronto this afternoon some hockey from the Olympics.
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And after 20 tries Dale Earnhardt is leaving Daytona with a smile on his face after his first win in the Daytona 500.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
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After so many years of playing second fiddle, Dale Earnhardt finally got to victory lane winning his first Daytona 500 and breaking a 59 race drought on the Winston Cup Circuit.
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The cars were running close at the beginning of the race as 42 cars remained on the lead lap after the first ten circuits around the track.
Earnhardt moved from fourth place to first 19 laps into the race and pole setter Bobby Labonte was right on his bumper Earnhardt would lead for 19 laps.
But defending points champion Jeff Gordon worked from the middle of the field to take the lead on lap 67 and he would lead the race at the halfway mark.
Several cars got tangled up on a pit stop Dale Jarrett got hit doing damage to the right side of his car and Jeff Burton was also hit attempting to pit.
The first caution of the day came after 125 laps when South Boston's Ward Burton cut a tire and had to make a trip to the pits.
Earhnardt was the leader after 172 laps of the race and when the caution flew with two laps to go Earnhardt beat Bobby Labonte back to the line and he would take the checkered flag under caution winning the Daytona 500.
And as Earnhardt made his way to victory lane all the crews lined pit row to show their respect as Earnhardt wins the race that's haunted him for years.
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Bobby Labonte was second, Jeremy Mayfield third, Ken Schrader fourth and Rusty Wallace fifth.

S-NBA


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Alonzo Mourning scored 31 points to lead the Miami Heat over Toronto 116 to 95.
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Because of injuries and a trade interim head coach Butch Carter dressed only 7 players.
But it didn't bother Tracy McGrady on this play he misses the jumper but goes in for the jam and the lead in the first half.
Miami's Voshown Lenard had a super day here he hits the three pointer and he would finish with 25 points in the game.
But Mourning carried the heat as SUPER=32-Miami/116/Toronto/95/;they get

it inside for the easy jam and the Heat gets the 116 to 95 win.
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S-Olympics


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The Winter Olympics have passed the halfway point with Germany leading the medal count with 16 in all five of them gold.
35 of the 68 medal events have been completed and Russia has the most gold medals in six.
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The U.S.A. women's hockey team made a dramatic comeback yesterday after falling behind to Canada 4 to 1 entering the third period.
The U.S.A team took advantage of the power play goal in the third period and outscored the Canadians 6 to nothing to pull out the win and remain in the chase for the gold.
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The U.S.A. mens team is headed for a showdown with Canada in the match early tomorrow morning. Canada is 2 and 0 and the Americans are 1 and 1.

S-Liberty


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The Lady Flames are in the runningn for a second straight Big South Championship.
As Denise Allen tells us a big reason is Liberty's international connection.
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((Elena Kisseleva wanted to play ball and be a student.
In her homeland of Russia she would have had to choose one or the other.
For Australian born Kirstyn Bliss playing college hoops in America was a childhood dream.
And freshman Irene Sloof is adjusting to being away from her family in the Netherlands.
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((RICK REEVES/LIBERTY HEAD COACH: KISSELEVA AND KIRSTYN WERE MY FIRST INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS. THEY'RE EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS THEY GET ALONG WITH THEIR TEAMMATES.))
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: THE LANGUAGE OF BASKETBALL IS UNIVERSAL AND FOR THESE TALENTED PLAYERS SUCCEEDING ON THE COURT WAS EASY, BUT MAKING IT IN THE CLASSROOM WAS MORE OF A CHALLENGE.
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((IRENE SLOOF: THAT'S A LITTLE TOUGHER. I HAD TO DO A LOT OF READING IN ENGLISH AND IT TOOK ME A LOT OF TIME. THE SEMESTER WENT WELL AND I WAS SATISFIED WITH IT.))
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Basketball is different in America as well. But for these players that translates into person success and team victories.
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((KIRSTYN BLISS/AUSTRALIA: WE JUST PRACTICED ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK AND PEOPLE DIDN'T TURN UP. PEOPLE JUST DID WHATEVER THEY WANTED. HERE IT'S PRACTICE EVERY SINGLE DAY, THERE ARE SO MANY PLAYS AND THERE'S SO MUCH MORE TO LEARN.))
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((ELENA KISSELEVA: BASKETBALL IN AMERICA IS MORE POWERFUL. THE PEOPLE TRY TO LOOK MORE AT THE POST PLAYERS FOR THE SCORE. IN RUSSIA EVERYBODY TALL AND SKINNY AND IT'S MORE LIKE FAST BREAK BASKETBALL ))
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Elena leads the Big South Conference in scoring and is 19th in the country in that category.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Eric
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If the day's low temperatures were a bit too chilly for you--try stepping in to this--
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an ice palace in Finland.
The public got a chance to tour the huge structure for the first time this weekend.
It comes complete with an art gallery and a restaurant and much more for those who can stand the low temperatures inside.
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We'll have more on that story and more news, weather and sports coming up on News-7 at eleven tonight.
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