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Next on News 7-
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The U-N votes on the Iraqi deal. Does it get the green light? .
A sheriffs deputy shot a man at a traffic stop but apparently that's not what killed him.
A court rules in favor of a gay man who was booted out of the boy scouts.
And more information from Princess Di's Bodyguard.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
The U-N Security Council tonight says yes to Kofi Annan's deal.
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The resolution says Iraq will face serious consequences if it breaks the deal.
The bodyguard who survived the crash that killed Princess Diana now says he remembers more.
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A 28 year old hauled back to Charlotte- from Mexico. F-B-I agents say he's the culprit in a 17 million dollar robbery.
Plus a court rules in favor of a gay man who booted out of the boy scouts.
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Spotty rain and snow showers on the way.
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Boty-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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In the early morning hours of Sunday, a Botetourt county sheriff's deputy pulled Leonard Jenkins over after he suspected the man was driving drunk.
A short while later Jenkins was dead after he apparently shot at the deputy.
Another deputy returned fire, but an autopsy today revealed that Jenkins apparently died by his own hand.
Tina Tenret reports.
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(( The sheriff says 28-year-old Leonard Jenkins failed field sobriety tests after being pulled over on Hardbarger Road early Sunday morning.
So Deputy Earnest Spiva called for backup and a breathalyzer -- but when he approached the Ford pickup again, Jenkins shot Spiva twice in the chest.
Backup deputy Greg Hepler heard Jenkins fire a third shot, then Hepler shot Jenkins in the head from behind the truck.
The sheriff says Hepler was right to shoot Jenkins.
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((SHERIFF REED KELLY: SOMETIMES PEOPLE WOULD PREFER WE WERE SOCIAL WORKERS AS OPPOSED TO POLICE OFFICERS. THESE OFFICERS OUT HERE HAVE A JOB TO DO. WHEN A CITIZEN TAKES IT UPON HIMSELF TO SHOOT AT US OBVIOUSLY WE'VE GOT TO RESPOND TO THAT.))
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The medical examiner says Jenkins fired that third shot into his mouth and killed himself.
He lived in a trailer with his mother in the Springwood community -- and had been convicted for sexual battery, reckless driving, three counts of larceny, and two charges of driving under the influence.
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((DEPUTY SPIVA, WHO IS ONLY 23 YEARS OLD, WAS WEARING A BULLETPROOF VEST AND THE BULLETS ONLY BRUISED HIM. BOTH OFFICERS ARE ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE UNTIL THEY UNDERGO COUNSELING. BUT THERE WAS ANOTHER MAN IN THE TRUCK WITH JENKINS -- 24-YEAR-OLD BRENT LINKENHOKER SLEPT RIGHT THROUGH THE SHOOTOUT AND WAS LATER CHARGED WITH BEING DRUNK IN PUBLIC. TINA TENRET, NEWS7.))
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict


Members of the United Nations Security Council have approved a deal allowing arms inpsectors in Iraqi palaces.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Secretary General Kofi Annan struck the deal with Saddam Hussein-
The resolution tonight warns of the severest consequences if Iraq violates the agreement.
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((BILL RICHARDSON/U.S. AMBASSADOR TO U.N.: THE RESOLUTION REINFORCES THE UNITED STATES POLICY, PRESIDENT CLINTON'S POLICY OF DIPLOMACY BACKED BY FORCE. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Richardson/U.S. Ambassador to U.N.
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Secretary-General Kofi Annan made a rare speech to the council, saying it's up to Iraq to keep its word.
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NC-Heist


ANCHOR=Jean
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The FBI caught up with the man wanted for a 17 million dollar armored car robbery-
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Agents arrested David Scott Ghant in Mexico last night.
He was returned to Charlotte North Carolina today.
The 28 year old was a driver for the Loomis Fargo company.
The FBI was searching for him since after the October van robbery-
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Agents also arrested six others in the case.
Among them- a couple who authorities say moved suddenly from a trailer to a 600 thousand dollar home.
Investigators believe some of the six suspects may have been plotting to kill Ghantt.
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Bodyguard


ANCHOR=Jean
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Bodyguard Trever Rees Jones says he now remembers more about the accident that killed Princess Diana.
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Jones told a London newspaper he heard a female voice coming from the back seat-
Then he said Diana called out Dodi Al Fayed's name.
Rees-Jones also says he remembers the condition of driver Henri Paul. He said "I would never have let him near our car if he had shown any sign of being drunk."
Former British Prime Minster John Major is condeming speculation over Diana's death and its impact on her sons William and Harry.
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((JOHN MAJOR/FORMER PRIME MINISTER: I CAN TELL YOU THE ONE THING THAT THE ROYAL PRINCES WOULD LIKE THAT THEIR MOTHER'S MOMORY WAS RESPECTED, NOT DISTORTED WITH WILD RUMOR AND TASTELESS TACKY MEDIA ACTIVITIES.))
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Diana's will was made public- Her estate worth about 35 million dollars will mostly go to her children.
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Accident


ANCHOR=Jean
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Traffic on I-581 was backed up for about 20-minutes this afternoon after some heavy equipment was accidently knocked of the back of the truck moving it.
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A driver for Charlottesville-based "Pyramid Construction was transporting two pieces of machinery, including a newly purchased Back hoe. State police say the bucket of the ground digging equipment was raised too high and struck the bridge near the Hershberger Road exit as the truck went underneath. No one was injured. Police charged the driver with reckless driving. The 55-thousand dollar piece of equipment was a total loss.
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Toss-2-Robin Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a court decides if the Boy Scouts illegally discriminates against homosexuals,
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and for the first time since she was injured, we'll hear from the surviving victim of an Alabama abortion clinic bombing.
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((WHAT I DO WANT PEOPLE TO SEE IS THE END EFFECT OF THIS SENSELESS ACT OF WHOEVER DID IT.))
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Abortion-Clinic


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The nurse injured in the Birmingham abortion clinic bombing called the attack a senseless act.
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SUPER=03-Birmingham, AL;


Emily Lyons is still not able to see-
She lost her left eye, but is expected to regain sight in her right eye.
Her left leg was also badly injured.
Lyons had this message for the bomber.
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((EMILY LYONS/BOMBING VICTIM: WHAT IN THE WORLD WERE YOU THINKING WHEN YOU DID THIS? DID YOU ACTUALLY THINK IT WAS GOING TO ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING? IF YOUR GOAL WAS TO SHUT THE CLINIC DOWN OR TO SHUT ME DOWN IT DIDN'T WORK, IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK.))
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The blast killed an off duty police officer-
Police are looking for this man- Eric Rudolph.
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Boy-Scout


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A New Jersey court ruled the Boy Scouts discriminated against a man when it threw him out for being gay.
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The case involves James Dale- who was an assistant scoutmaster-
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((JAMES DALE: I SPENT OVER TWELVE YEARS OF MY LIFE IN SCOUTING PROGRAM. IT TAUGHT ME TO BE A GREAT PERSON, A LEADER TO STAND UP FOR WHAT I KNOW IS RIGHT. I THINK THE BOY SCOUT PROGRAM IS STILL A WONDERFUL PROGRAM I'D LIKE TO CONTINUE AND GET BACK INTO THE PROGRAM.))
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The Scouts claim the organization is protected by the right of free assocation because it is a private organization.
The Boy Scouts will appeal.
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Concealed-Weapons


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#98-6
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Since the 1995 law change, the number of Virginians who can carry concealed guns has gone up from about nine thousand to 78-thousand.
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But with that law reform came a new ban on carrying guns into restaurants.
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Today the effort of Botetourt Senator Bo Trumbo to kill the so-called "saloon amendment" died in a House committee.
The manager of Richmond restaurant- Daryll's- backed the bill.
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((RICH ENDRICH/BILL SUPPORTER: AS FAR AS THEM COMING INTO MY RESTAURANT, I WOULD NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THEM COMING IN SIMPLY BECAUSE I KNOW THAT THEY'RE GOOD PEOPLE. WE'VE ENTRUSTED THEM TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON AROUND IN PUBLIC.))
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But an opponent says he was at a Darryl's restaurant last month-- and saw a verbal confrontation at the bar.
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((RUDY LANGFORD/BILL OPPONENT: AND THERE WAS A LOUD DISCUSSION THAT STARTED. AND THERE WAS ALMOST CONFRONTATION. WE WALKED OUTSIDE. AND THE TWO GENTLEMAN WALKED OUT ABOUT TWO TO THREE MINUTES LATER. ONE WAS CARRYING A WEAPON.))
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((AND IT DISTURBED ME NEVER TO GO TO DARRYL'S AGAIN. AND I'M NOT GOING TO DARRYL'S AGAIN.))
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The bill died on a 15-to-7 vote.
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Chicken-Waste


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Tobacco may be Virginia's biggest CASH crop- but it's biggest farm commodity overall is poultry.
Today, chicken and turkey farmers threw their weight around at the General Assembly -- and won.
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A bill that would allow the state to regulate the disposal of chicken and turkey waste was put off for a year of study.
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((WILMER STONEMAN/VA. FARM BUREAU: THERE HASN'T EVEN BEEN A VERIFIED OCCURRENCE OF PFIESTERIA HERE IN VIRGINIA. SO WE'RE GONNA HAVE A KNEE-JERK REACTION TO A PROBLEM WE DON'T HAVE? AND THAT'S A REAL PROBLEM.))
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((DEL. TAYLOE MURPHY/D-WESTMORELAND CO.: WE HAVE HAD THIS COMMITMENT SINCE 1987 TO REDUCE NUTRIENTS IN THE BAY BY 40-PERCENT BY THE YEAR 2000 OVER THE 1985 LEVELS. AND I THINK THAT OUR FAILURE TO REGULATE THE POULTRY INDUSTRY IS A SETBACK TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THAT GOAL.))
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Poultry waste from as far away as the Shenandoah Valley is believed to flow into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
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Underage-Drinking


ANCHOR=Jean
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Blacksburg police are planning future undercover "sting" operations aimed at underage drinkers.
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Early Saturday morning-- nearly a dozen Tech students were arrested at a fraternity party on charges related to underage drinking.
Police had received a tip that a large party was planned at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity-- which is NOT recognized by the school.
Blacksburg police are pleased with the overall operation.
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((LT. BRUCE BRADBERY/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.:WE'D HAD A FEW DAYS TO PLAN, IT'S BEEN SOMETHING THAT'S BEEN IN THE WORKS, FOR A WHILE AND IT'S GOING TO STAY IN THE WORKS, IT'S SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO BE CONTINUED. ))
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The undercover investigation also targeted store clerks.
A teenager was sent into seven convenience stores around town to buy beer.
Blacksburg police ended up charging five of the seven clerks with selling alcohol to a minor.
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Children across the country learned to love Green Eggs and Ham today. When we return, we'll see how they celebrated Dr Seuss's birthday locally.
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And while many people joke they would like the problem, we'll tell you why gaining weight is a serious concern for some people.
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Training-Center


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A new training center in Lynchburg is helping area workers improve themselves and helping their employers save money.
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The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Center will start classes in two weeks.
It will offer training on some of the latest state-of the art metal crafting machinery.
AM-TEC director Bob Bailey says some companies have been hesitant to invest in this kind of new technology.
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((BOB BAILEY/AMTEC DIRECTOR: AND IT TURNS OUT THE THING THAT STOPS THEM FROM DOING IT IS KEEPING THEIR EMPLOYEES UP TO DATE ON IT. WHEN THAT KEEPS YOU FROM INVESTING IN THINGS THAT KEEP YOU MORE COMPETITIVE, THAT CAN START A DOWNWARD SPIRAL AND THAT'S NOT HEALTHY FOR ANYBODY.))
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Students will be existing workers who want to improve their skills, and area students looking for their first job.
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((BRIAN SMITH/FACILITIES MANAGER: DEPENDING ON IF THEY WANT TO BETTER THEMSELVES OR BE MORE VERSATILE, THEY CAN JUST KEEP COMING BACK HERE AND LEARNING MORE CONTROLS AND MORE PROGRAM TECHNIQUES.))
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A 400-thousand dollar state grant helped get the center started.
It hopes to become self-supporting within two years.
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Gaining-Weight


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It's no secret that several people join health clubs in the hopes of losing a few pounds. But for some, the goal is just the opposite.
David Johnson explains.
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While there are not as many, there are some who crave gaining weight.
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((JEROME HAMM/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; WELL, IT LOOKS BETTER ON A PERSON MY FRAME. I COULD USE A FEW EXTRAA POUNDS HERE BECAUSE DURING THE SUMMER, I PLAY SO MUCH TENNIS, I TEND TO LOSE TEN POUNDS EASILY.)) ((MICHAEL PORTER/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; I WANT TO BUILD MUSCLE. TO BUILD MUSCLE YOU GAIN WEIGHT.)) ((AMY PADERICK/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; I REALLY WANT TO PUT ON A LOT OF MUSCLE. I'D RATHER WEIGH 120 POUNDS AND HAVE A NICE HARD FIGURE THAN 110 POUNDS AND STILL HAVE A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF BODY FAT.))
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Experts say there's an exact science to losing weight and the same rules apply when picking up a few pounds.
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((JOHN WARE/ROANOKE ATHLETIC CLUB; IF THEY DO IT PROPERLY THEN THE BODY WILL ADAPT. IF THEY DO IT IMPROPERLY THEN THE BODY JUST RESPONDS. SO IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO MAKE THE BODY CHANGE THE WAY IT LOOKS OR ACTS, YOU HAVE TO STRESS IT APPROPRIATELY.))
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So what is the right way? The first thing is to begin behaving nutritionally. A person has to know how many calories the body needs and what percentage of nutrients are required on a daily basis.
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((I EAT THREE MEALS A DAY. GOOD HEALTHY MEALS, CHICKEN, VEGETABLES. BUT ALSO AFTER I WORK OUT AND BEFORE I WORK OUT, I GET A PROTEIN SHAKE OR I EAT A PROTEIN BAR.)) ((IF YOUR OBJECTIVE IS TO PUT WEIGHT ON, THEN YOU NEED TO PUT YOUR BODY IN WHAT THEY CALL A POSITIVE NITROGEN BALANCE. THAT MEANS YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF PROTEIN, WHICH IS NOT HARD TO DO.)) ((SUZIN LICHTENSTEIN/NEW FITNESS; CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT FOR THE HEART. EVEN IF YOU'RE JUST TRYING TO GAIN MUSCLE. YOU STILL NEED TO MAKE IT LEAN MUSCLE.))
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So the process to gaining weight is no more a one-size-fits-all plan than is losing weight. But the advantages of gaining muscle far outweight the alternatives, including retarding the loss of lean body mass at a rate of about one half pounds a year, which makes a person weaker. David Johnson, News 7.

Reader-Day


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jda
TAPE#=98-4
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First lady Hillary Clinton read to school children in Maryland.
Students in New Mexico cooked up Green Eggs and Ham burritos.
And schools here in the Roanoke Valley joined in the celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday.
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((MARVIN K. MOONEY, I DON'T CARE HOW. MARVIN K. MOONEY WILL YOU PLEASE GO NOW.))
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Clearbrook School in Roanoke County, and schools throughout western Virginia invited guest readers into their classrooms.
The spotlight was on the books of Dr. Seuss, but the focus was on reading.
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((AMANDA YOUNG/STUDENT: SOMETIMES YOU GET TO READ WITH YOUR FRIENDS, AND YOU GET TO BE WITH YOUR FRIENDS.)) ((CRIS FLIPPEN/CLEARBROOK PRINCIPAL: HOPEFULLY THE KIDS SEE THAT READING IS GREAT. IT'S FUN AND THAT GROWNUPS FROM ALL OVER THE VALLEY, ALL OVER THE NATION TOOK TIME TODAY TO COME TO OUR SCHOOLS AND READ TO OUR CHILDREN.))
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SUPER=01-Cris Flippen/Clearbrook Principal; :07
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Experts say reading aloud to young children is the single most important activity for building the knowledge they will need later in life. Educators recommend a minimum of one thousand hours before a child reaches first grade. Forecasts
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S-Extra


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TAPE#=Extra
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The All ACC mens basketball team is released and the lady Hokies capture the Atlantic 10 championship,
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but first our extra point. KanasCity has filled a need at wide receiver. Today, the Cheifs reached an agreement witth unrestruicted free agent Derrick Alexander of the Baltimore Ravens. Alexanders will now be paired with Andre Rison.
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S-Ladies


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB98-1
GRAPHIC=A-10


The Virginia Tech womens basketball team eanred an NCAA birth by winning the Atlantic 10 basketball tournament championship last night; downing UMass in overtime.
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Early, watch tech's Amy Wetzel take the rock coast to coast for the hoop and the foul for an 8-4 Lady Hokie lead four minutes in. Michelle Houseright tossed ina team high 17 points; he she getts two of those to go with 6 rebounds.
As we said; the game would go into overtime tied 58-all. Tech took the
lead for good with about 2 minuttes to go on SUPER=33-Virginia

Tech/66/UMass/64; Katie Oconnor's leaner in the lane.
Then; Lisa Witherspoon finds Williams again; two of her 15 as tech wins 66-64 in OT and will make it's third appearance in the NCAA tourney.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#TB98-1
GRAPHIC=Tech hoops


The Tech men open the A-10 tourney Wednesday at 2pm against 23rd ranked UMass. The Hokies are well aware that it's do or die when it comes to the NCAA's big dance.
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((BOBBY HUSSEY/BIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
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S-ACC


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


The 1998 Associated press All-Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball teams have been selected. UNC's Antwan jamison and Vince carter made the first team; as did Duke's Trajon Langdon and Roshon McLeod; and Georgia Tech's Matt Harpring.
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UVa's Norman Nolan made the third team. He averaged over 20 points a game for the Cavaliers. Roanoke's own Curtis Staples makes the third team. Curtis broke the NCAA record for 3 pointers ina career this past weekend against Florida State.
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((CURTIS STAPLES/3RD TEAM ALL ACC SELECTION:))
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S-Baseball


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE# S8-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Baseball


Cross town baseball bragging rights were at stake today as Virginia Tech and Radford met in Blacksburg.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Highlanders vs. Hokies; :00


A good crowd gathered at English Field, despite the substantial wind chill.
The Hokies scored first, catcher Barry Gauch singles, driving home Austin Rappe' for the one-nothing lead.
But Highlander Jeff Collins slams it all the way to the centerfield fence for a triple. Mike Lombardi and Chris Whiting come home and Radford leads 3-2.
Tech freshman Kevin Bice decides to go one better, getting his first homer of the season. Barry Gauch and Addison Bowman also come home on that hit and the Hokies win it 12-to-6.
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S-Score


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Sports tease


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still to come, NASCAR makes some changes to the Ford Taurus after their dominatting perfomance in Vegas,
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and speaking of a gamble; no one bet on radford tto go to the Big Dance. Mike Stevens says the Highlanders are getting adjusted to the new status.
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S-RU


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


The Radford men's basketball team is learning the cross court two step. The Highlanders have made the Big dance for the first time is school history. Mke Stevens explains how recieving an invitation to the NCAA tournament can be a little overwelming.
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OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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Race winner Mark Martin and his fellow Ford friends captured 9 of the top 10 spots in the inaugural Las Vegas 400. There is a price to pay.
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Because of the Ford domination; NASCAR has reduced the rear spoiler height on the Ford Tauruses by a quarter of an inch; taking it to 4 and three-quarters in hopes of slowing them down. WIPE TO PINNACLE
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Now here's the points race after 3 of 33 races. Rusty Wallace is your points leader with 505.Earnhardt is in second and Rusty;s teammate; Jeremey Mayfield is in third.
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Gordon is in sixth and Mark martin's win bullsters him into 7th in the points.

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