23:00-01

Newsbreak

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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Good Evening.
Fire broke out at Danville's City jail tonight-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


It started in the laundry- when cleaning rags caught fire in a dryer.
The inmates were moved out- while firefighters put the blaze out.
Some researchers now say sunscreen may not protect against deadly skin cancer.
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SOT 20:26:03
IN Q=

((I'D SAY IT'S NOT SAFE TO RELY ON SUNSCREENS TO PROTECTR ONESELF FROM SKIN CANCER.))
SUPER=01-Marianne Berwick/Sloan-Kettering Researcher;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=from skin cancer."
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VO-NAT


We'll tell you what the American Cancer society is saying.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Gusty winds and passing thunderstomrs highlight the forecast through tonight- Join us for News 7 after the olympics.

Jail-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=98-2
GRAPHIC=Fire


Danville authorities evacuated the city's jail after it caught fire this evening.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


The fire started shortly after six tonight in the jail's laundry.
Cleaning rags apparently caught fire in a dryer.
The flames spread through the building's duct work.
Fire fighters were able to extinguish the blaze quickly, but heavy smoke forced deputies to evacuate almost 80 prisoners.
Several female inmates were moved to the courthouse.
About 70 males were taken to the outside recreational area located on the jail's roof.
The inmates were eventually allowed back into their cells once the smoke cleared.
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Iraq


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


It appears U-N Secretary General Kofi Annan will make a personal mission to Iraq.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Annan has won the backing of five permanent security council members for the mission.
Meanwhile President Clinton says the military is ready to carry out an air strike on Iraq-
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SOT 15:07:11
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((LET THERE BE NO DOUBT WE ARE PREAPRED TO ACT BUT SADDAM HUSSEIN COULD END THIS CRISIS TOMORROW.))
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OUT Q=this crisis tomorrow.
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Clinton says a military operaton can not destroy all the weapons of mass destruction but it will leave Saddam Huseein worse off than he is now.
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Cadet-trial


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


She was once an honor student with dreams of becomming an astronaut.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX;


Instead Diane Zamora will spend at least 40 years behind bars.
A jury found her guilty of capital murder in the death of her romantic rival- 16 year old Adrienne Jones.
Prosecutors say Zamora ordered her fiance David Graham to kill Jones-
Today the victims' brother spoke.
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SOT 14:09:46
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((SCOTT JONES/VICTIM'S BROTHER: MY SISTER WAS VERY GREAT. SHE MEANT A LOT TO ME AND WHEN SHE DIED SOMETHING WAS RIPPED OUT OF MY HEART THAT WILL NEVER BE REPLACED.))
SUPER=01-Scott Jones/Victim's Brother;
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OUT Q=never be replaced."
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VO-NAT


Prosecutors say testing showed Zamora is a sociopath- They're pleased with the verdict.
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SOT 14:10:43
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((SHE'S A SOCIOPATH. SHE HAD ABSOLUTELY NO REACTION AND GROWN MEN WERE CRYIGN IN THIS COURTROOM WHEN THEY WERE TALKING ABOUT ADRIENNE. SHE SAT THERE STONEFACED.))
SUPER=01-Mike Parish/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=SAT THERE STONEFACED."
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VO-NAT


Both Zamora and Graham gave similar stories police.
They say they drove Jones to an isolated lake- Zamora hit the girl with a barbell and Graham shot her as she tried to escape.
Zamora was sentenced of life in prison and could be eligible for parole when she is almost 60 David Graham will be tried later this year.
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School-Board


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jda
TAPE#=98-5
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


Recent conflicts on the Roanoke City School Board have prompted an appeal to city council.
Today, a parent encouraged council not to reappoint school board member Harry Davis.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 2;


Concerns about the budget have left Davis at odds with other members of the school board.
Kathryn Glassbrenner says she believes the controversy is keeping the board from dealing with more important issues.
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SOT
IN Q=It's not personal

((KATHRYN GLASSBRENNER/PARENT: IT'S NOT PERSONAL. I DON'T KNOW MR. DAVIS. I'M SIMPLY A PARENT, A VOLUNTEER IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM. I WANT TO SEE OUR SCHOOL BOARD GO FORWARD IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM. I WANT THEM TO DO THEIR WORK AND I DON'T FEEL THAT THEY CAN ANY LONGER CONTINUE TO DO THAT WITH MR. DAVIS OPERATING AS HE HAS BEEN.))
SUPER=07-Kathryn Glassbrenner
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OUT Q=operating as he has been.
ANCHOR=Jean
GRAPHIC=HOLD


Davis hasn't announced whether he will seek another term on the school board, but says he is only trying to insure that all of the city's school children have the best opportunities.

Operation-Rescue


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-96
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Three men who led an anti-abortion rally at E-C Glass High School last fall were convicted of trespassing and given jail time today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10; :00


Operation Rescue director Flip Benham brought more than one hundred Liberty University students to the campus November 10th.
School officials say the group refused to leave and some demonstrators accosted students INSIDE the high school.
E-C Glass sophomore Lauren Alexander was one of those students who was approached.. She agreed with today's verdict.
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SOT 7:30:18
IN Q=I wasn't

((LAUREN ALEXANDER/E.C. GLASS STUDENT: I WASN'T NECESSARILY THINKING IT WAS GOING TO BE AS HARSH AS IT WAS, BUT I THOUGHT IT WAS FAIR AS FAR AS WHEN THEY ASKED THEM TO LEAVE AND THEY DIDN'T. I GUESS THAT'S THE LAWFUL WAY TO HANDLE IT.))
SUPER=01-Lauren Alexander/E.C. Glass Student;
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OUT Q=to handle it.
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VO-NAT


But defense attorneys say they'll appeal.
They can't believe this case was prosecuted at the circuit court level.
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IN Q=I've never seen

((BRUCE GREEN/OPERATION RESCUE ATTORNEY: I'VE NEVER SEEN SUCH A HEAVY- HANDED TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR TRESPASS OFFENSE. IT'S MOST UNUSUAL.)) ((FLIP BENHAM/OPERATION RESCUE DIRECTOR: I CAN GUARANTEE THAT THEY DON'T DO THAT FOR DRUG ABUSERS, THIEVES, ANYTHING ELSE. BUT APPARENTLY WHAT MR. REYES DID WAS BRING THE GOSPEL IN AND RAPIDLY THAT IS BECOMING THE MOST DANGEROUS THING IN THIS COUNTRY TO DO AND THAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH OUR COUNTRY.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Green/Operation Rescue Attorney; :00
SUPER=01-Rev. Flip Benham/Operation Rescue Director; :15
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=with our country.
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VO-NAT


All three defendants remain free on bond.
They have 60 days to file an appeal.
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Abortion-Bills


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


With a deadline of tonight, Virginia's House of Delegates has said yes to a ban on so-called partial birth abortions.
A similar measure has already passed the Senate and is favored by the Governor.
The House also fought long and hard on informed consent for abortions.
Just minutes ago, the Delegates passed a bill that would require women who want abortions to wait 24 hours and receive information from the state.
The bill's supporters cited women who say they regretted having abortions.
Opponents call the bill an insult to women's intelligence.

XGR


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-12
GRAPHIC=Session 98


They're spending big bucks tonight at the State Capitol.
It's all in theory at this point, but a car tax cut, a food tax cut, and a school construction package have all won preliminary approvals.
A deadlocked House tax committee gave up its fight tonight in the face of a deadline and NO agreement.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
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SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Trumbo; :13
SUPER=@Gilmore; :31
SUPER=01-Del. Jay DeBoer/(D) Petersburg; :43
SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.; :54
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:03
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

((
But Senate Finance was a little more generous.
Both a car tax cut AND a food tax cut bill got out of committee.
Bo Trumbo considered the Governor's position against the food tax cut-- and voted for BOTH.
sot 22:59:27

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: HE'S GOT HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES TO UPHOLD AND KEEP GOING ON, AND CONTINUING TO PRESS ON. AND I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT. BY THE SAME TOKEN, WE AS LEGISLATORS HAVE TO LOOK AT WHERE WE STAND AND WHAT FOLKS WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE WITH.))
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SOT 12:46:10

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE CAN BE REASONABLE WITH THIS. AND WE ARE WITH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE WHO ARE WILLING TO WORK WITH US. BUT IT CANNOT BECOME A SUBTERFUGE FOR STOPPING A GENUINE AND HONEST TAX RELIEF FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA THROUGH THE ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX.))
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sot 31:04?

((DEL. JAY DEBOER/D-PETERSBURG: TO ME IT FEELS LIKE, GIVE ME WHAT I WANT OR I'LL PULL THE TRIGGER. THAT'S WHAT IT FEELS LIKE.))
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Of greater interest to many: a new state song.
The Senate finally said yes to a committee to review songs.
sot 15:13:26 LONNIE

((SEN. EMMETT HANGER/R-AUGUSTA CO.: BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT TO A CERTAIN EXTENT IS FUN. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA ARE A FUN PEOPLE.))
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sot standup
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7, the government is concerned about patient care at a local nursing home,
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VO-NAT

and on the other end of the spectrum, we'll tell you why some doctors and parents are concerned about the health problems facing today's teenagers.
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COMM#1


Abed


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=khu
TAPE#=98-11
GRAPHIC=Abbott


Both sides have finished presenting their evidence in the racketeering trial of Joe Abbott and eight other men.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Abbott's sister was one of the final witnesses for the defense today.
Nancy Khatib attacked the credibility of her ex-husband who had testified for the prosecution.
ROBERT Khatib indicated he had no idea why his cousins- -the Abeds- -would want to harm him or his business.
His EX-wife suggests he was just trying to get back at Abed for interfering with his marriage.
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SOT12:38:25
IN Q=And he always

((AND HE ALWAYS PROTECT ME FROM ANYTHING. I MEAN YOU KNOW WE'RE VERY CLOSE. SO EVERY TIME I CALL HIM AND I TELL HIM THAT BOB BEAT ME UP, HE ALWAYS- -OKAY BOB ACCUSED ABED FOR INTERFERING, BUT BOB KNEW THAT I WAS TALKING TO ABED AND ABED'S TELLING ME TO LEAVE, "LEAVE HIM, IF YOU WANT. I'M BEHIND YOU 100%."))
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OUT Q=one hundred percent
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VO-NAT


The government wrapped up the evidence by re-calling Corner Store owner Danny Kirk.
He disputed a defense expert who suggested that the fire at the store could have started in the electrical outlet used to power the Coke machine.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


KIRK testified the Coke machine was plugged into a receptacle that was "four or five feet" off the floor and to one side of the drink machine.
That would be too far from the point of origin to have started the fire.
The attorneys will begin closing arguments tomorrow afternoon.

Meadowbrook-Nursing


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-100
GRAPHIC=Nursing Home


A Montgomery County nursing home has LOST its medicare and medicaid reimbursements.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Shawsville/Last Week;


Federal officials say the Meadowbrook nursing home in Shawsville lost its eligibility Sunday after it failed a third series of tests.
"Quality of care" is one area of concern.
The long term care facility has 93 patients-- 70 are covered by Medicaid or Medicare.
A nursing home official last week said the facility plans to work with a management team to help correct the situation.
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Generation-RX-1


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#98-15
GRAPHIC=Generation Rx


An entire segment of society is falling through the cracks when it comes to getting medical attention.
America's teenagers are in bad shape -- statistics show an increase in suicide rates, drug and alcohol use, and overall physical condition. Take Generation RX full
News 7's Tonya Flory takes a look at a population whose health is declining.
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IN Q=Christy Fagg started
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Christy Fagg/18 year-old; :11
SUPER=01-Josh Skiles/16-year old; :27
SUPER=01-Dr. Luthur Beazley/Pediatrician; :45
SUPER=01-Dina Hackley-Hunt/Health Educator; 1:02
SUPER=01-Timothy Barbour/16-year old; 1:22
SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Claytor/Psychiatrist; 1:28
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(( Christy Fagg started experiencing a drop in grades and an incredible amount a stress in her 18-year old life.
At first she refused to see a doctor, but at the urging of her parents she finally gave in.
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SOT 04:18:29
IN Q=There's a lot

((CHRISTY FAGG/18-YEARS OLD:THERE'S A LOT OF PRESSURE ABOUT COLLEGES AND GETTING YOUR APPLICATIONS IN AND PRESSURE ABOUT DRUGS AND SEX AND ALCOHOL AND ALL THAT STUFF THERE'S A LOT OF PEER PRESSURE.))
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OUT Q=peer pressure

but not everyone gives in...
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SOT 02:48:51
IN Q=All my

((JOSH SKILES/16-YEAR OLD:ALL MY FRIENDS SMOKE I'M THE ONLY PERSON THAT DOESN'T SMOKE OUT OF ALL MY FRIENDS AND THATS KIND OF WEIRD.))
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OUT Q=kind of weird

At a time when adolescents are striving for independence they tend to rebel against parents and society, but how can a parent tell if it's just a phase or their teen needs professional help?
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SOT 03:16:50
IN Q=Their bodies


((DR. LUTHUR BEAZLEY/PEDIATRICIAN:THEIR BODIES, THEIR SCHOOLING, EVERYTHING CHANGES IMMEDIATELY AT ONCE AND IT KIND OF LEAVES THEM ADRIFT AND UNFORTUNATELY IT'S PROBABLY THE MOST COMMON TIME TO BEGIN TO NOT ACCESS HEALTH CARE.))
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OUT Q=access health care

But they do begin to experiment with drugs, alcohol and unprotected sex.
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SOT 03:17:53
IN Q=Everyone is real

((DINA HACKLEY-HUNT/HEALTH EDUCATOR:EVERYONE IS REAL CONCERNED ABOUT OUR TEEN PREGNANCY RATE, BABIES ARE NOT THE PROBLEM, I TELL THEM I LOVE BABIES, BABIES ARE GREAT, BUT IT'S THE UNPROTECTED SEX THAT IS THE ISSUE THAT SCARES ME LIKE IT'S NEVER SCARED ME BEFORE.))
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OUT Q=scared me before.

And teenagers feel like they have no one to turn to when it comes to talking about those tough issues.
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SOT 02:43:43
IN Q=There are

((TIMOTHY BARBOUR/16-YEAR OLD:THERE ARE LITTLE KID DOCTORS AND OLDER PEOPLE DOCTORS.))
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OUT Q=people doctors
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SOT 04:02:37
IN Q=I think

((DR. RICHARD CLAYTOR/PSYCHIATRIST:I THINK SOME OF THAT MIGHT HAVE TO DO WITH THE ADOLESCENT IMPRESSION THAT THEY ARE IN SOME WAYS INVULNERABLE THEY'RE GOING TO LIVE FOREVER THEY DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT SOME OF THESE THINGS, I THINK SOME OF IT MAY BE LACK OF EDUCATION THOUGH...TRY AND DEAL WITH IT AND COPE WITH IT ON THEIR OWN THEY MAY NOT FEEL THAT THEY HAVE ANYONE TO GO TO OR THEY MAY BE EMBARRASSED ABOUT WHAT IT IS THEY WANT TO TALK ABOUT.))
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OUT Q=to talk about.


Doctors say getting adolescents to talk about mbarrassing problems is the hardest part of treating them.
Tonya Flory, News 7.))

L'burg-Speech


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#98-3
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


The past year has been a prosperous one for Lynchburg, but does the city council's Republican majority deserve all the credit?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Mayor Jim Whitaker delivered his annual "state of the city" speech tonight before a packed city council chambers.
In what many considered to be a highly partisan speech, Whitaker thanked local and state Republicans for getting things done.
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SOT 9:52:42
IN Q=Now that our

((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: NOW THAT OUR AREA LEGISLATORS, THE STATE ADMINISTRATION AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAVE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP, IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER TO MAINTAIN AND STRENGTHEN A SIMILAR CITY COUNCIL MAJORITY SO AS TO CONTINUE OUR GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH RICHMOND.))
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :00
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OUT Q=relationship with Richmond.
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VO-NAT


The three Independent- slash- Democrats on council say they were surprised by the tone of the mayor's speech, but noted this IS an election year.
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Tease#2



ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p


Stay with us, alumni of a former Christiansburg high school want to restore the school for future use,
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VO-NAT

and a new study could change the way you think about sunscreen.
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C'burg-Institute


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=djo
TAPE#98-6
GRAPHIC=NONE


Nearly three years ago, plans were announced to renovate the first high school for African-Americans in Southwest Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The Christiansburg Institute opened during the reconstruction era and closed 100- years later in 1966.
Tonight, some of the school's alumni said they want to carry the institute's legacy into the new century.
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SOT-18:43:45
IN Q=WE HOPE TO

((MARY MILLS/ALUMNI ASSOC. VICE PRESIDENT; WE HOPE TO HAVE A ROOM OF COMPUTERS THAT PEOPLE OF ALL EDUCATIONAL LEVELS CAN COME IN AND USE THOSE. WE HOPE TO HAVE A THEATER FOR THE ARTS. WE HOPE TO HAVE A TECHNICAL LIBRARY.))
SUPER=01-Mary Mills/Alumni Assoc. Vice President;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=LIBRARY.
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VO-NAT


Virginia Tech is working with the Institute's Alumni to raise the two million dollars needed to restore the building.
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Sunscreen


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


Some researchers think sunscreen may not protect against deadly forms of skin cancer after all.
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VO-NAT


One Researcher is challenging two decades of popular belief-
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SOT 20:26:32
IN Q=

((MARIANNE BERWICK/SLOAN-KETTERING RESEARCHER: SUNSCREENS PROTECT AGAINST SUNBURN BUT WE HAVE NO EVIDENCE THAT SUNBURN LEADS TO SKIN CANCER OR THAT SUNSCREENS PREVENT SKIN CANCER.))
SUPER=01-Marianne Berwick/Sloan-Kettering Researcher;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=prevent skin cancer.
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VO-NAT


Berwick believes the biggest risk is a genetic pre-disposition to melanoma.
People with red or blonde hair- light skin that burns easily, a larger number of moles and a family history of melanoma should limit their exposure to the sun- even if they're using sunscreen.
Berwick's sentiment worries some because sunscreens do appear to help prevent other types of skin cancer.
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SOT 20:27:07
IN Q=

((DR. MICHAEL THUN/AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: REALLY WHAT YOU'RE TRYING TO DO IS PREVENT CANCERS OF ALL KINDS AND YOU'RE TRYING TO USE ALL THE TOOLS THAT YOU HAVE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Thun/American Cancer Society;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=that you have."
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VO-NAT


Several dermatologists also agree sunscreens should be used.
But Melanoma cases have risen dramatically over the last 25 years- even as sunscreen use became more common.
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Forecasts
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Clouds/58-62;
SUPER=332-Mostly Cloudy/Showers Possible/43-47/Mostly Cloudy/Showers

Possible/50-55;
SUPER=333-Showers Possible/Windy On Ridges/43-47/Mostly Cloudy/Wind

W-10mph/54-58;
SUPER=334-Showers Likely/Thunderstorms/40-45/Breezy With/Showers

Possible/45-50;
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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#EXTRA
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT eng#


The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue hits the streets this week and for the first time ever it includes men!
Celebrity couples are featured throughout the issue with Herschel and Cindy Walker, Denny and Jennifer Neagle of the Braves.
The Cowboys Daryl Johnston and his wife Diane, and Marita and Reggie Miller.
There are more, but if I show anymore I'm certain to get a lot of negative email.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S8-4
GRAPHIC=Express/raleigh

While the Express came into last night's non divisional game against Raleigh riding a three game win streak
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Icecaps vs. Express; :00

Roanoke had something to prove; having lost two straight at home. This was the fifth meeting of the season between the two teams with the series notted at 2 all.
Tied at 1 in the second; Chris Lipsett gets things started with this top shelfer at the 11:19 mark of the period. His 22nd goal was assisted by Duane Harmer and Tim Christian.
SUPER=34-Roanoke/4/Raleigh/2;

Lipsett would score his 23rd goal of the season. He makes it 3-1 on this break away at the 13:08 mark of the second on the assist from Michael Smith.
J.F. tremblay feeds Kris Cantu, who registers his 24th goal for the Express and Roanoke improves to 31-16 and 5 with a 4-2 win.
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S-Franklin


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB98-1
GRAPHIC=RVD TOURNEY


The Roanoke Valley district play-in game to determine the semi-final matchups for later today night was held last night on a neutral site.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Pulaski Co. vs. Franklin Co.; :00


Cave Spring high school served as the host site for last night's game between Pulaski County and Franklin Co.
The Eagles would soar high in this one in the early going as Jim Dillon nails the three pointer to Franklin County a three point advantage.
Pulaski's Dorian Hendricks would bring the Cougars back as he takes the pass, hits the layin, scores and draws the foul.
But back come the Eagles as Jason Sawyers dishes the rock to Jamie Tuck, who launches the trey as Franklin Co. takes a five point lead.
SUPER=33-Pulaski Co./81/Franklin Co./69;


The Cougars would go up top to try and change the outcome with the Robert Rogers alleyoop slam, and do just that winning it 81-to-69.
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S-Girls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL-97
GRAPHIC=RVD TOURNEY


The Franklin County girls were also in action tonight as they battled Patrick Henry in the play-in game on the lady's side.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Patrick Henry vs.Franklin Co.; :00


The Lady Eagles were big favorites coming into this one, but it was PH that came out with the hot hand.
Keeda Hale to Tanisha Durham, who nails the short jumper for the two point PH advantage.
Franklin County countered that with some aggressive defense as Allison Conklin makes the steal and goes in for the score. But PH still led by 2.
This time Erika Harley gets the pass inside and scores in traffic to extend the lead to four.
But the Lady Eagles just wore down the Pats, as Karly Arrington goes coast
SUPER=33-Franklin Co./69/Patrick Henry/38;

to coast for the layin. And the Eagles move on to the semi-finals with the 69-to-38 win.
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S-Botetourt


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB98-2
GRAPHIC=blue ridge tourney


Over in the Blue Ridge District; Lord Botetourt played host to Alleghany in one of four quarterfinal tip offs.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Daleville/Mountaineers vs. Cavaliers; :00


The Mountaineers were poised on the Cavaliers home turf and it showed late in the first half.
We pick up the action with a mad scramble for the loose ball. Watch Alleghany's graham Clark collect the rock and drive to the iron for the basket.
The cavs answer. Chad Hutchins deflects the Alleghany pass and then comes down with the ball. he's gonna go coast to coast for the break away lay up. 24-17 LB with 2:10 left in the half.
SUPER=33-Alleghany/64/Lord Botetourt/62;

Then; Brad Hutchins does the honors on his own; taking the ball to the hole for two on the strong move.
But seconds before intermission; Shawn Moss finds Clark for the hoop and the harm. Alleghany advances with the 64-62 win.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, more news from the hardwater
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VO-NAT eng#


as Steve Mason checks in with the Express in tonight's edition of Roundhouse wrapup.
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S-Roundup


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE98-2
GRAPHIC=Express


As you saw earlier in the Newscast the Express beat Raleigh tonight 4-to-2.
SS=round house wrap up full-----18099


Steve Mason has more on a team that has learned to win big on the road as well as at home in this edition of RoundHouse Wrap Up.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :25
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Three UVa football players and a former player have been arrested and charged with using a stolen credit card.
The players who face the felony charges are T.J. Williams, Ben Moore, and Michael Greene - all freshmen.
The former player Terrence Dendy a walk-on is charged with both stealing the card and using it.
Police say they took the card from another student's purse and ran up $732 worth of charges at Fashion Square Mall.
They have a March 12th court date set.