[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

They promised to put the defendant on the stand.

But the defense has rested its case without letting the jury hear from the man accused of setting fire to a black man and cutting his head off.
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[V/O-NAT SOT]


Paroled killer Dennis West is a free man-- ten years after he stabbed his wife in the back. We'll hear a few words from him on NEWS 7 tonight.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight in sports, Jesse the Body is now Jesse the Governor, we'll talk with Tech sack man Corey Moore, and
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[VO-NAT]


we'll check in on this afternoon's NCAA division three soccer match between the Roanoke College and Lynchburg women.

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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
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After a couple of gray, wet days, the forecast calls for the return of sunshine tomorrow.

[Cressell]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#98-75]
[GRAPHIC=Cressell]


A Grayson County jury could begin deliberating Emmett Cressell Junior's capital murder case as early as tomorrow morning. The defense rested its case in less than a day. Cressell is the second man to stand trial for burning and behading a former black marine.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Starlink]

Teresa Hamilton is at the Grayson County courthouse and joins us live with the latest.
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[SUPER=01-Clay Johnson/Family Member; :]
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[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Starlink]


((Keith: What does the victim's family say about Cressell not taking the stand?))[West]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-59 1:55:24]
[GRAPHIC=Dennis West]


There are currently 500 people on parole from prison in the Roanoke area. The Parole Board considers just six of those 500 dangerous enough to require them to wear ankle bracelets. The electronic monitoring devices trigger an alarm, if the parolee leaves home without the parole officer's approval.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Under the law, Dennis West couldn't be held any longer.
He served nine and a half years in prison.
West "maxed out" the 20-year sentence he got for killing his wife, Barbara... at the home they once shared on Union Street in Salem.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think people]

((I THINK PEOPLE IN SALEM ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR RELEASE. DO THEY HAVE REASON TO BE CONCERNED? NONE WHATSOEVER.))
[SUPER=01-Dennis West/Paroled Prisoner;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=none whatsoever.]
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[v/o-NAT SOT]


In addition to the ankle bracelet- -West remains on intensive supervised release... meaning he'll have to meet with his parole officer four times more often than a typical ex-con.

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[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-66 1:04:15]
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The daughter of a woman who headed up a drug ring was among three people in federal court today, to be punished for their part in a narcotics conspiracy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Gail Arrington, Kenneth Lanier and Jordan Arrington were three of 14-people convicted of various charges this past summer. Prosecutors say these people had smaller roles in the operation of the ring.
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[IN Q=ONE WOMAN]
[SUPER=01-Don Wolthuis/Asst. U.S. Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=WITHIN THE CONSPIRACY.]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Gail Arrington and Lanier were each sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Jordan Arrington received 16-months in prison. Authorities say 46-year old Rosalind Arrington was the mastermind of the ring.

She will be sentenced at a later date.[Pitts-Chief]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A police chief has been indicted on pornography charges in Pittsylvania County.
Martin Davis is accused of distribution of obscene material, when he was an officer in Halifax County.
Davis is now the chief of police in the Page County town of Shenandoah.
Davis said the photos in question involve a woman he dated, the mother of his six-year-old son.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


A close call on liquor-by-the-drink leaves town officials in Pearisburg wondering what to do next. That story is just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll visit a county that just agreed to hike meals taxes, to see how residents feel the day after.
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[TAPE#=98-63 1:25:56]
[GRAPHIC=Liquor Vote]


If you don't think your vote makes a difference, pay a visit to Pearisburg. [TAKE LEADER 380]
That's where a referendum permitting restaurants to sell mixed drinks passed by only 8 votes.
The measure had run into stiff opposition from religious leaders who called liquor a curse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg]


Today in Pearisburg people dining at the "Friends and Family" restaurant had mixed feelings about the hard liquor referendum.
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[IN Q=People under 21]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Via/Opposes Referendum; :00]
[super=01-Stella Davis/Supports Referendum; :15]
[super=01-Lil Ratcliff/Supports Referendum; :23]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=go out and get me one.]
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[VO-NAT]


Local election officials say they don't know if there will be a re-count.
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[Motor-Voter]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-65 43:04]
[GRAPHIC=Election '98]


The motor-voter law may be having engine trouble.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;]


The law lets people register to vote at the D-M-V when they apply for a driver's license.
But about 90 people in the Roanoke Valley were not allowed to vote yesterday, because their applications never made it to the registrar.
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[SOT 11:31:13]
[IN Q=We're getting them]

((WE'RE GETTING THEM IN WITH TWO MONTHS' DATE ON EM... AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER.))
[SUPER=201-Diane St. John/Roanoke Co. Registrar;]
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[OUT Q=august and september]
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[VO-NAT]


Registrars say at the office, they can lead voters through the forms.
But at the D-M-V, many forms go unsigned or have incomplete addresses, and they can't be processed.
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[SOT 16:12:46]
[IN Q=If they have]

((IF THEY HAVE FILLED OUT ... SIGNING AND DATING RIGHT HERE.))
[SUPER=201-Jerry Canada/Dept. of Motor Vehicles;]
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[OUT Q=right here]
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[VO-NAT]


Registrars say if you do register at D-M-V, you should receive a confirmation card within a month or so. If you don't, call.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-58 1:43:54]
[GRAPHIC=Meals Tax]


Come January first, dining out in Henry County will cost a little more.
That's when a new meals tax-- approved by voters yesterday-- goes into effect.
Christy Hubley has reaction to the vote.
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[IN Q=Some restaurant owners]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Venessa Broadwine/Mackie's Restaurant; :12]
[SUPER=01-Sid Clower/Henry Co. Administrator; :35]
[SUPER=01-Alvin Richareson/Henry Co. Resident; :53]
[SUPER=01-Annabelle Carl/Henry Co. Resident; :58]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Henry County.]

(( Some restaurant owners in Henry County worry about the effect the four-percent meals tax might have on business.
Mackie's Restaurant is even prepared to adjust its prices if the new tax keeps customers away.
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[IN Q=We're hoping it won't]

((VENESSA BOARDWINE/MACKIE'S RESTAURANT: WE'RE HOPING IT WON'T BUT WE'LL TRY TO WORK AROUND IT EVEN IF WE'VE GOT TO DROP SOME ON OURSELVES WE'LL TRY TO WORK WITH THEM.))
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[OUT Q=work with them.]


The meals tax is expected to generate one million dollars a year for the county.
It's money desperately needed because of the tax revenue lost when the Dupont plant closed.
Henry County's administrator says voters knew if it wasn't a meals tax it would be something else.
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[IN Q=And I think that they understood ]

((SID CLOWER/HENRY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: AND I THINK THAT THEY UNDERSTOOD THAT THE ALTERNATIVES TO THAT WERE EITHER A REAL ESTATE INCREASE OR A CUT IN SERVICES.))
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[OUT Q=cut in services.]


Voters favored the meals tax by 64-percent.
Still, a higher restaurant tab may be hard for some diners to swallow.
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[IN Q=I really don't like]

((ALVIN RICHARESON/HENRY CO. RESIDENT: I REALLY DON'T LIKE IT BUT YOU KNOW IT'S SOMETHING WE'LL HAVE TO DO I GUESS YOU KNOW.))
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[OUT Q=I guess, you know.]
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[IN Q=We've lost the DuPont ]

((ANNABELLE CARL/HENRY CO. RESIDENT: WE'VE LOST THE DUPONT COMPANY AND THAT BROUGHT IN A LOT OF REVENUE INTO THE COUNTY SO I THINK WE NEED TO PAY BACK SOME TO GET US ON OUR FEET AGAIN.))
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[OUT Q=our feet again.]


Christy Hubley, News 7, Henry County.))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-70 47:47]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


A New Jersey business is moving to Martinsville-- bringing with it 150 jobs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]


Civic Development Group is one of the ten largest telemarketing companies in the world.
It's opening a call center in this shell building along Memorial Boulevard.
Applications for the 150-positions are being accepted now, and the company hopes to be in operation in about a week.

Civic Development Group was heavily recruited to come to Martinsville to help offset layoffs at other area companies.
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[Riverview-Park]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-61 1:32:19]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


There's more job news for Southside .. Danville industrial park is getting bigger, to accommodate the growing interest in a business location along the Dan River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


A groundbreaking ceremony today marks the beginning of an expansion project at the Riverview Industrial Park.
The plan is to make an additional 190-acres accessible and available for business development.
Right now, five companies call this industrial park home.
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[SOT 3:15:23-:35]
[IN Q=And we had to]

((RUBY ARCHIE/DANVILLE MAYOR: AND WE AHD TO EXPAND IN ORDER TO BRING IN MORE INDUSTRIES. WE'RE EXCITED BECAUSE WHEN YOU OUTGROW A PARK AS RAPIDLY AS WE DID THAT MEANS WE'RE MOVING FAST AHEAD.))
[SUPER=01-Ruby Archie/Danville Mayor;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=moving fast ahead.]
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[VO-NAT]


Archie says two unnamed companies have expressed interest in moving into the industrial park.
And Danville plans to build a new welcome center here too.
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[Center-Square]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=98-64 15:33]
[GRAPHIC=Center in the Square]


The former Shenandoah Hotel in downtown Roanoke will be receiving guests once again--
But the GUESTS will be touring actors and drama students.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Center in the Square, along with Mill Mountain Theatre, the city of Roanoke, and the state have joined together to purchase and renovate the old hotel.
The three-and-half-million dollar project is expected to be complete by September of the year two- thousand.
The top two floors of the old hotel will be transformed into rehearsal halls, classrooms, and residence for visiting artists.
Space on the ground floor of the hotel will be available for lease.
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[Cascades-Trail]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=98-68 39:34]
[GRAPHIC=]


Some heavy lifting this afternoon in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
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[NATS OF HELICOPTER]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pembrook]


A helicopter flew in, hoisting loads of wood that weighed as much as 8-thousand pounds.
It's a heavy-duty repair job.
The Forest Service is rebuilding four bridges at the Cascades recreation area.
The old bridges were washed away in floods three years ago.
Since then, the most popular area of the Cascades, the lower trail, has been closed to visitors.
Building the new bridges will cost 250-thousand dollars.
The lower trail should re-open by this summer.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Coming up tonight in sports, pro rasslin' makes its mark, the officials from last weekend's Hampton-William and Mary game are in hot water tonight, hoops are on the way at RU and Tech tonight.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll talk with the Hokies' new sack master, Corey Moore.
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[S-Jesse]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-16]
[GRAPHIC=CAMPAIGN 98]


We begin tonight with the most improbable victor from last night's elections.
The new Governor of Minnesota Jesse "The Body" Ventura.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN; :00]


The former WWF wrestler who later served as an announcer for WCW events is now part of one of the greatest political upsets in US history.
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[IN Q="In 1964...]
[SUPER=01-Jesse Ventura/Minnesota Governor-Elect; :00]
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[OUT Q=...come true."]
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[vo-nat con't]
The stars of the WCW will be in Roanoke tomorrow night for a LIVE Thunder show.
There may be several future governors on the card.
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=wcw]


Tomorrow night's rasslin card is SOLD OUT!







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[S-Play]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-24]
[GRAPHIC=College Football]


Four Officials from the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference have been banned from working conference games the rest of the season.
The ban comes after missing a critical call that led to the winning score in last weekend's William and Mary Hampton game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hampton/Last Saturday; :]


The game was tied with three minutes left. William and Mary receiver Chris Rosier caught a pass near midfield and was tackled.
The side judge didn't blow his whistle. Rosier jumped up and ran for a touchdown and the Tribe beat Hampton for the schools first loss of the season.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD LOGO]


Hampton dropped six spots in the 1 double A top 25 poll to the 8-th spot. William And Mary moved up to seventh in the poll.


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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-12 14926TC]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]


The Hokies are off this week before jumping back into the Big East wars on November 21st against Syracuse.
One of the biggest playmakers for the Hokies this season
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-This Season; :00]


Is defensive end Corey Moore. The six foot 218 pounder often gives up 100 pounds or more to his counterparts on the offensive line.
But this season he has registered 10 quarterback sacks, blocked two punts and recorded 49 tackles.
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[IN Q="I try to use...]
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[OUT Q=...DO TO ME."]
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Moore's sacks are rekindling images of Tech's all-time sack master Bruce Smith.
But while Corey is flattered by the comparisons, he knows it will be hard to ever touch Bruce's single season record of 22 sacks set back in 1983.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Well, I don't...]
[SUPER=01-Corey Moore/10 Sacks This Season; :00]
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[OUT Q=....any week."]
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[SUPER=04-1986;]


The Hokies are anxious to play the Orangemen in the dome. They have never beaten the "Cuse" there under Frank Beamer.
Tech's only win at Syracuse came in 1986 in Bill Dooley's last year when the Hokies won 26-to-17.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-17]
[GRAPHIC=TECH HOOPS]


The Virginia Tech men's basketball team will get its first look at some outside competition tonight as its takes

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/October 18th; :00]


on Court Authority in a seven o'clock tip-off at the Cassell.
The Hokies have been practicing since Midnight Madness on October 18th. The team they face tonight features former UVa stars Harold Deane and Junior Burrough.
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[S-RU]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-19]
[GRAPHIC=RADFORD]


Radford University is also hitting the hardwood tonight at the Dedmon Center.
The "Highlander Hoop Celebration" gets started tonight at seven.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/1997 Big South Championship; :00]


The school will be honoring its first NCAA tournament men's team from last season and looking ahead to the soon to be underway season of game.
Among other things free opcorn and drinks tonight.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-23 11500 TC]
[GRAPHIC=SOCCER]


Lynchburg College hosted the Roanoke College women for an NCAA division three first round soccer game this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Roanoke vs. Lynchburg; :00]


Kind of a damp, raw afternoon in the Hill City this afternoon.
But the play would be heated. Lynchburg had a great shot at scoring as Kristin Krowit's pass to Carrie Webster is perfect, but Webster's left footed kick sails wide and the game stays scoreless.
Roanoke had a shot, as well. Laura Pecorale throws it in, then uses her feet to get it back, but her left footed shot is stopped.
Lynchburg would finally win it 1-to-nothing in three
[SUPER=34-Roanoke College/0/Lynchburg College/1/3 Overtimes; ]

overtimes.
The Hornets play at Mary Washington in Fredericksburg on Saturday.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express]


The Roanoke Express nailed the Nailers last night at the Roundhouse beating Wheeling 5 to 3.
Roanoke jumped out to a 4 to nothing lead in the first quarter Roanoke going two for two on the power play and outshooting the Nailers 24 to 5 in the period.
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The Express is 4 and 2 and their next game is Saturday against Johnstown.



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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The stunning upset by a former pro-wrestler in Minnesota could shake things up in Virginia.
[DOUBLE BOX=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon has a preview. [Jean full]
[SUPER=@jean1]
Keith, the election of Jesse Ventura as Minnesota's governor is putting the spotlight on the Reform Party.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Paul, MN;]


And Virginia party members say one reason Ventura won was because he was allowed to participate in the debates, an opportunity they were denied in last year's governors race.
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[DOUBLE BOX=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]


We'll find out how they plan to use their new-found fame to re-energize the party tonight on News 7.[Close]


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