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Coming up Next on News 7-
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People who live near the Smith Gap Land Fill are upset- We'll tell you why.
Wind knocks down a power line and power for hundreds in Roanoke. Robin will have the forecast.
This woman who was attacked 20 years ago- today testifies against her attacker.
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News 7 at Eleven is Next.

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Good Evening.
Seven people are still missing after (----------------)
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yesterdays tornadoes in Florida. But the search has been called off until daybreak.
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In California two highway patrolmen are dead after a road was washed away by rain and mud-
Crews were able to save a trucker who climbed on the trucks roof.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The latest for you on the death of a Virginia Tech student who fell out of a dorm window.
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This woman was raped- she had her arms cut off, and was left for dead 20 years ago- Today she testifies against her attacker.
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Those stories coming up on News 7 at Eleven.

County-Supervisors


ANCHOR=Jean
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Tempers are flaring in the Catawba District of Roanoke County over a rather important appointment and who didn't get the nod.
Double Boxes=Jean and David/NEWSROOM


David Johnson is in our newsroom with the deatails of the issue at hand.
David, what's the problem?
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Jean--members of the Bradshaw community are showing support for their one citizen representative of the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority, who was not reappointed to the board.
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SUPER=01-Sup. Harry Nickens/Vinton District; :47 QUICKLY!!
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The Resource Authority basically calls the shots concerning the Smith Gap Land Fill, where garbage for the Roanoke Valley is taken.
Kate Schefsky's concern is that no one who lives close to the dump is included on such a powerful board.
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((KATE SCHEFSKY/FORMER AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBER; BOTH OF THE REPRESENTATIVES FROM ROANOKE COUNTY ARE FROM THE HUNTING HILLS AREA, WHICH IS APPROXIMATELY 30-MILES FROM THE LAND FILL AND A TOTALLY DIFFERENT ECONOMIC MAKE UP OF THE CITIZENS THAT LIVE NEAR THE LANDFILL.))
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Supervisors Chair Bob Johnson says his board simply appointed the most qualified person for the job.
And Supervisor Harry Nickens says the board represents the county as a whole in good faith.
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((HARRY NICKENS/RO. CO. SUPERVISOR VINTON DISTRICT; ))
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Some Bradshaw residents also fear promises made in the landfill's development policy booklet will not be kept.
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((LARRY MARKLE/BRADSHAW RESIDENT; THERE'S A LOT OF THINGS IN THERE IN THE WAY OF PROMISES MADE TO THE COMMUNITY, THE CITIZENS OF BRADSHAW. AND WE'RE AFRAID, FROM WHAT WE'RE UNDERSTANDING IS HAPPENING, THAT THEY ARE GOING TO START TO BRINGING TRASH IN FROM OUT OF STATE. THAT THEY'RE GOING TO BRINGING HAZARDOUS WASTE IN FROM OUT OF STATE, WHICH IS TOTALLY AGAINST THE POLICIES.))
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BUTT/BUTT/BUTT
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((BOB JOHNSON/ROANOKE CO. SUPS. CHAIR; I DON'T KNOW WHERE SOME OF THESE RUMORS CAME FROM. I THINK SOMETIMES THERE WERE SOME PEOPLE WHO HAD HEARD A RUMOR AND PEOPLE LOVE TO REPEAT THOSE. THERE WAS NOT ONE TRUTH--THERE'S NO HAZARDOUS WASTE GOING TO BE PUT INTO THIS.))
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Now Johnson went on to say the board of supervisors wants someone on the Resource Authority board to represent the county's community.
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He said they have that in Supervisor Spike Harrison, who represents the Catawba district.

Youth-Drinking


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-98
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ABC-agents are still investigating the death of a Virginia Tech sophomore who fell eight stories to her death after a night of heavy drinking.
And while authorities want to make an arrest, some believe those who supplied the 18-year old with alcohol will never be prosecuted.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( Underage drinking is a serious problem in college towns across the country.
On several occasions-- NEWS 7 sent an underage newsroom intern inside this house on Houston Street where she was offered beer for three dollars.
Authorities do NOT believe the students living here had anything to do with supplying Mindy Somers alcohol-- although her car was found parked outside the house the same day-- the 18- year old sophomore, still wearing her camouflage Halloween costume, fell out her dorm window to her death. (( TAKE SU
Although her car was found on Houston Street--
Authorities think Somers spent most of the evening partying here at this student filled apartment complex on Clay Street-- less than a block from the Blacksburg P-D.
One witness counted 21- kegs of beer here in the parking lot, stacked in the shape of a pyramid. END SU ))
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NEWS 7 spoke with several students who paid to get into the party-- None would appear on camera.
One even verified he collected money at the entrance way.
The cost: three dollars for women, five for men.
Blacksburg Police Chief Bill Brown says the week after Somers death-- the level of drinking never seemed to slow.
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((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF:I GUESS THEY ASSUME OR MAKE THE ASSUMPTION THAT, HEY, I GET AWAY FROM HOME I'M GOING TO ENJOY THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE AND WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, I GUESS THAT IS PARTYING AND DRINKING AND SO FORTH. ))
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Sources say Mindy Somers also spent time at two other apartments where beer was available.
Last semester-- the apartments were considered an UN-housed fraternity.
For a time, the pictures on the Fraternity Internet home page included shots of Somers.
NEWS 7 tried to reach the students for comment-- but no one was home and the one student we reached by phone did NOT want to talk.
Virginia Tech's Vice President for student affairs says off campus drinking is the school's biggest challenge.
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((LANDRUM CROSS/VP FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS:WHEN WE SURVEY STUDENTS AND ASK THEM WHERE THEY DRINK, THEY NOW, 70 PERCENT OF MORE OF THEM SAY THAT THEY'RE DOING IT OFF CAMPUS. ))
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It's illegal to purchase kegs and then charge for beer-- without an ABC licence.
But so far-- no one who purchased the kegs on Clay street has been prosecuted.
Virginia Tech police have closed their investigation.
And sources say ABC agents-- who're now in charge of the investigation-- have been able to track down only THREE of the 21 kegs purchased to ONE student.
Without more evidence and witnesses-- sources say-- prosecutors won't agree to proceed with charges.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg. ))

CA-WX


ANCHOR=Jean
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Two California Highway patrol officers are the latest victims of a Coastal storm.
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Their patrol car was washed away when a highway collapsed over a rain swollen river-
Several other cars and a truck also plunged into the river.
Rescuers were able to reach the driver of the truck- who climbed onto the roof for safety.
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In Laguna Beach- Rain induced mudslides rolled over homes-
One man was found dead in his home- several others were injured including a nine month old.
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((WE FOUND THE CHILD FLOATING FACE DOWN IN THE CREEK IT WAS SWEPT FROM A HOME. WE HAD ENGINES FROM ORANGE COUNTY- MEDICS RESUSITATED THE CHILD AND TRASNPORTED IT TO A HOSPITAL.))
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The baby is now in good condition.
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In San Diego a massive sink hole has closed part of a highway- IT was caused by a broken water main combined with a rain swollen drainage ditch.
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FL-Tornadoes


ANCHOR=Jean
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The search for more missing tornado victims is on hold until daybreak.
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Six people are still missing in Central Florida-- four of them from a campground.
For the survivors it was a day to go back and find what's left-
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((JUST AMAZING THE NOISE THE WALLS PULSATING I WAS SURE WE WERE GONE BUT WE WE SURVIVED.))
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Searchers will start looking for the missing campers again in the morning. At least 39 people died in Monday's violent weather.
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WX1


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A woman left for dead has to face her assailant for a second time. We'll have more on the strange case of Lawrence Singleton in a moment.
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and we'll see how the state is recognizing a special agent for his dedicated work in bringing a mass murderer to justice.
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Iraq


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Iraq's deputy prime minister wants the Western Allies to move their military forces out of the Persian Gulf.
Tariz Aziz says the military buildup was a grave mistake.
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But the President says the forces will stay until Saddam Hussein proves he will abide by the UN Agreement.
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((WE HAVE TO BE WATCHING VERY CLOSELY NOW TO SEE NOT JUST WHAT IRAQ SAYS BUT WHAT IT DOES NOT JUST STATED COMMITTMENT BUT THE ACTUAL COMPLIANCE.))
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Iraq has agreed to open up all possible weapons sites.
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Singleton


ANCHOR=Jean
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A woman is called to testify against her attacker- for the second time.
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It was 20 year ago that Lawrence Singleton raped 15 year old Mary Vincent. He cut off her arms and left her for dead-
But Vincent lived and testified against Singleton-
Eight years later Singleton was let out on parole and now he's been convicted again- of murdering a Florida woman.
Today Vincent testified at the penalty phase of the trial.
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((I'M STILL TRYING TO STAY ALIVE BUT FOR THE MOST PART I'M TRYING TO BE LIKE A NORMAL PERSON LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE RAISING MY FAMILY.))
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Vincent told how Singleton raped her cut off her forearms with a hatchet and left her for dead on a California roadway.
Then she pointed him out in court-
A Tampa jury will now decide whether Singleton gets the death penalty or life in prison.
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Kessee


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Two years of tireless sleuthing put Earl Bramblett on Virginia's death row.
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Today that detective work was recognized by the Virginia Public Safety Foundation.
Senior Special Agent Barry (kuh-ZEE) Kessee picked up a Distinguished Service Valor Award.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: BEHIND EACH AWARD THERE'S A STORY. IT'S A STORY ABOUT SACRIFICE. IT'S A STORY ABOUT SELFLESSNESS, LOYALTY. AND IT'S A STORY ABOUT SERVICE.))
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Kessee's (kuh-ZEE's) dogged pursuit of the Hodges family killer falls under the cateogory of "unique or unusual" service to the Commonwealth.
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Composite-Index


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#98-7
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Threats and counterthreats.
Even a four letter word.
It's day 42 of the 1998 General Assembly's fight over taxes.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( There's one quick way to get the attention of rural lawmakers: talk about the composite index that gives their schools more state funding than rich localities get.
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((DEL. JAY O'BRIEN: PERHAPS WE MAY CONSIDER ELIMINATING THE COMPOSITE INDEX ENTIRELY AS A WAY OF TRYING TO HONE IN ON THESE TWO ISSUES: OF FAIRNESS AND EDUCATION FUNDING.))
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((DEL. JACK REID/R-HENRICO CO.: WHY NOT REVIEW THE COMPOSITE INDEX? WHY NOT REEVALUATE WHETHER FAIRNESS DEMANDS THAT FUNDING BE DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR.))
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((DEL. BUD PHILLIPS/D-CASTLEWOOD: HELL NO, WE'RE NOT GONNA STAND UP FOR THIS. AND IT MAKES ME MAD TO THINK THAT SOMEBODY, MAYBE THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE, WOULD SEND THIS MESSAGE DOWN TO THIS FLOOR THAT WE'RE GONNA SEND SCHOOL KIDS HOSTAGE TO THE CAR TAX. WE WILL NEVER ALLOW THAT TO HAPPEN.))
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The Democrats view it as a threat.
Vote for a car tax cut or we'll tinker with the school funding formula.
The Governor didn't stop to talk.
His spokesman says he knows nothing of any plans to change the funding formula.
But the Democrats have their own threat.
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((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: WE HAVE TO GOT SEE PROGRESS MADE IN THE AREA OF FOOD TAX AND/OR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IN ORDER FOR US TO GO HOME. AND IF IT MEANS WE NEED TO STAY DOWN HERE A LITTLE BIT LONGER, THEN REST ASSURED THAT OUR CAUCSU IS PREPARED TO DO THAT.))
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The session's scheduled to end March 14th.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, RIchmond.))

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Coming up next,
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we'll visit with Roanoke's Rebel Records. It already has a long list of top notch talent and tomorrow it could bring home a grammy.
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2-Bluegrass


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TAPE#98-10
GRAPHIC=Bluegrass spotlight


A Roanoke Record company will be in the running when the Grammies are awarded tomorrow in New York. TAKE BLUEGRASS GRAPHIC FULL
Tonight Joe Dashiell spotlights Rebel Records.
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((You wouldn't know it by looking, but tucked away in a Roanoke industrial park is the country's oldest bluegrass record label, and one of the largest distributors of bluegrass recordings. NAT SOUND IN WAREHOUSE
Rebel Records' catalog reads like a who's who, and two recent projects from fiddler Richard Greene and Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley are competing this year for a Grammy Award.
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((DAVE FREEMAN/REBEL RECORDS: JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY IN BLUEGRASS MUSIC, ARTISTS- WISE, HAVE AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER BEEN ON ONE OF OUR LABELS, OR WORKED WITH THE GROUPS THAT WE RECORDED, SO THAT'S ONE OF THE BIGGEST PLEASURES OF THE THING IS GETTING TO KNOW THE PEOPLE.)) RUNS:16
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The group Lost & Found was the first act that Dave Freeman signed after he purchased the label ... NAT SOUND OF BAND
Seventeen recordings later, their association survives.
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Today, Bluegrass is riding high. Radio airplay and sales of bluegrass recordings are on the upswing... and so is the quality of the music.
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((DAVE FREEMAN/REBEL RECORDS: NOW THERE'S A CROP OF NEW SONGWRITERS...)) ((THAT ARE DOING STUFF THAT'S REALLY WORTHY, AND IT'S BEING PICKED UP BY MAJOR COUNTRY ARTISTS TOO. SO THERE'S A LOT MORE RESPECT, JUST IN THE LAST TWO OR THREE YEARS. YOU CAN SEE A TERRIFIC AMOUNT MORE RESPECT IN THE MUSIC FIELD IN GENERAL FOR BLUEGRASS.)) RUNS:19
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That's also gratifying to a band from western Virginia celebrating its 25th anniversary... and looking forward to recording sessions and concerts still ahead.
SOT ALLEN MILLS
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((ALLEN MILLS/LOST & FOUND: AS LONG AS THE BOYS WILL LET ME GET IN THE BUS, I'M GOING TO BE THE FIRST ONE IN AND THE LAST ONE OUT. )) RUNS:05
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Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke)) Forecasts
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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
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The high school hardwoods were busy tonight and we'll have all the highlights after this break.
But FIRST our Extra Point comes from a different kind of action on the high school hardwood.
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It's the Girls Double A State Volley Tournament at William Byrd High School.
The Lady Terriers faced the Bassett Bengals.
William Byrd would prevail tonight 15-9, 15-6.
In other action Salem High School beat Gate City.
The prize, a trip to Abingdon for the final four.
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S-Cave


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Cave Spring won both the girls and boys Northwest region quarterfinal rounds last night.
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Ladies first. Linda Long back in the regionals after missing them last year.
Amy Causey wanted to make sure the Lady Knights return was a long one as she sinks the jumper fro two points.
G.W. Danville answered with good ball movement. Shanna Price takes tthe rock and finishes from the corner.
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Then; cave senior Kimberly Morris snaps the nylon on the short J and the lady Knights led 27-17 with 3:45 left in the third period.
Cave Spring advances to the region Semifinals with a 46-31 victory.
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((LINDA LONG/CAVE SPRING HEAD COACH:))
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In the night cap; Cave Spring battled halifax.
The Knights Cory Paxton with the nice inside move and he scores the bucket for two of his 12 points on the night.
The Comets came right back; off the inbounds bounce pass; junior Robert Perkins takes the ball and scores 2 of his 12 points using the window.
Cave's Ricky Dierker then extends SUPER=33-Cave Spring/61/Halifax/43;

cave Springs cushion with this three pointer for 3 of his 11 points. The Knights advance to the region semifinal for the first time in school history with a 61-43 victory.
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((BILLY HICKS/CAVE SPRING HEAD COACH:))
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S-Fleming


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB98-2
GRAPHIC=Northwest Region


The William Fleming boys were on the road last night taking on the top ranked Eagles of G.W. Danville.
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The Eagles were flying high in warm ups before last nights tipoff.
G. W. will get on the board first as Marcus Cunningham steps back behind the line and nails the three, the first points of the game.
The Colonels answered when Michael Fleshman drives inside the lane and scores the basket but the Colonels trailed in the first quarter.
Danville's Charles Stevens pulls down the rebound throws the outlet pass to Uri Crews who gives it back to Stevens for the jumper.
Then Fleming's William Hankins SUPER=33-G.W. Danville/65/William

Fleming/51/;makes the nice spin move to the inside to score the basket but the Eagles go on to win the game 65 to 51.
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Fleming's girls squad won their game last night beating Ablemarle 38-to-31.

AM-Glenvar


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB98-3
GRAPHIC=REGION C TOURNEY TIME


We now head to the single A ranks and Region C where the Three Rivers champion, Glenvar Highlanders, had their hands full with the George Wythe Maroons.
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Al Copenhaver's Maroons came up 81 and took a 21-to-14 lead on Glenvar after a quarter.
But Brian Fasnacht would get the Highlanders back in the game with moves like like this sweet pullup "J" right before intermission.
Then the other number 24 would make his mark right before the third quarter buzzer. Lance Goff hits the running jumper to tie the game at 40 heading to the final period.
Fasnacht, who had 23 points, gave Glenvar a three point lead with under 30 seconds to go in the game.
But Goff had a chance to tie it with two ticks to go after he was fouled
SUPER=33-George Wythe/55/Glenvar/56;

shooting a three.
He swished the first two, but the third one wouldn't drop and Glenvar escapes with a 56-to-55 win.
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((ART LAWRENCE/GLENVAR HEAD COACH:))
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Am-Floyd


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S8-2
GRAPHIC=Region C


There will be a new state champion in Group A this year. Because Parry McCluer beat defending champion Floyd County 81 to 69.
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Blues head coach Nelson Fox had upset on his mind as the Buffaloes came to town.
In the fourth quarter, John Williams hits a cutting Damion Beverly who gets the hoop and draws the foul as the Blues maintained the lead.
The buffaloes stormed back and with 2:12 left in the game T.J. Holfield hits this three pointer and Floyd cut the lead to within six.
And that's as close as the Buffaloes SUPER=33-Parry McCluer/81/Floyd

Co./69/;would get Parry McCluer beats the defending state champions 81 to 69.
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The Cave Spring Boys and girls advance in the regionals. More later on Mornin'

S-Scores


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NEWSCAST=6pm
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Several other high schools were in action tonight lets go to the boards and check those scores.
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AM-UVA


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


Curtis Staples scored 17 points last night, but failed to set the NCAA carrer three pointer record as the Virginia Cavaliers closed out the regular season last night hosting the Terps of Maryland.
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Roanoke native Curtis Staples playing his last home game in a Cavaliers uniform.
The terps fell behind early Rodney Elliott hits this jumper but the Cavaliers had a 12 to 11 lead.
Staples missed his first three pointer but he nailed this one at the side of the key giving the Cavaliers a four point lead.
Maryland fell behind by 7 but Loran Profit sets up in corner behind the line and hits this three pointer cutting the lead to 4.
Staples added another three in the SUPER=33-Virginia/66/Maryland/74/;

first half and U-V-A went in at the half with the lead but Maryland gets the win 74 to 66.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, The Express wins at home highlights from regional high school basketball games.
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And Curtis Staples played his final game at U-Hall tonight as the Cavaliers hosted the Terps of Maryland.
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S-Tech


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The Lady Hokies of Virginia tech opened the Atlantic 10 conference tournament tonight at the Cassell against Fordham.
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The Lady Hokies were looking for that opening round win playing the Rams a team they beat on Saturday.
Early in the first half, Michelle Housewright breaks through the Fordham defense with the pass to Lynette Nolley who taps it in off the glass for an early lead.
Housewright would again get an assist to Renee Maitland on the right side she hits the three pointer Tech led 35 to 16 in the first.
Late in the half, Sara Hicks gets the assist inside to Kim Seaver who knocks down the jumper for a 41 to 21 halftime lead.
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Tech/79/Fordham/40/;to dominate as Maitland throws the bounce pass to Nolley who hits two of her game high 16 and Tech wins it 79 to 40.
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S-Express


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The Roanoke Express rocked the round house last night beating Johnstown for the fourth time this season.
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It look as though Daniel Berthiaume would notch a shutout. Berthiaume mitts the puck here and the Express led 3-nothing the third period.
But the Johnstown Chiefs wouldn't be kept off the board. Berthiaume's view is blocked and the puck passes by. Miffed by the no-call, Berthiaume slings the puck at the ref and is sent out of the game.
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Jeff Loder retaliates for the Express and Roanoke goes on to win it 5-to-2.
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