[News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

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[WRITER=JJA]
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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Fire at a home in Roanoke tonight.
A bizarre tale from Las Vegas- the Governor's limo ends up in gunfire and a wreck.
It's been months since some Fisher Price toys were recalled- so why haven't the repairs been done yet?
And how did your child schools rate in the S-O-L's?
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video-Open]
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[VO-NAT]

This deadly accident in the Nevada desert ends a bizarre story ... the theft of Governor Gilmore's rented limo. Tonight, we have new information.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. [Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-06 1:03:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Firefighters are still on the scene of a fire near downtown Roanoke tonight.
They've been battling the blaze for about three hours now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The fire broke out around 7-15 this evening at a house near the corner of Elm Avenue and Second Street.
Officials believe the fire started in the basement then spread throughout the building.
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[SOT 19.55.57 - 19.56.08]
[IN Q=We're actively pursuing]

((BOB SLAYTON/ROANOKE CITY FIRE DEPT. BATTALLION CHIEF:WE'RE ACTIVELY PURSUIING CUTTING HOLES IN THE WALLS AND TRYING TO PUT OUT THE FIRE IN THE WALLS RIGHT NOW. THERE ARE SOME HOT SPOTS IN THERE AND WE'RE REGROUPING AND HITTING THEM AGAIN.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Slayton/Roanoke Fire Dept.;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=hitting them again.]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials say the home was abandoned.
No word yet on how the fire started but officials are still investigating.
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[Gov's-Car]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE# 98-79 36:31]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Now onto events from Nevada.
Police in Las Vegas believe it was a suicide .. with our governor's stolen limo as the weapon.
Jim Gilmore's trip to a technology conference in Las Vegas turned into a bizarre tale of car theft, gunfire, and finally, the deadly crash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas;]


When the governor's plane arrived in Las Vegas last night, the rental car waiting for him was stolen just outside the private aviation terminal.
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[SOT 16:51:45]
[IN Q=I flew in]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I FLEW IN AND WHILE I WAS STILL SEATED ON THE AIRPLANE WHILE WE WERE TAXIING UP TO THE PLACE SOMEONE STOLE AN AUTOMOBILE FROM US. ... I GOT OFF.. NEVER ANY DANGER FOR ME.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore; ]
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[OUT Q=I believe.]
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[VO-NAT]

[**Jean On Cart!!!***]
Virginia Trooper Tim Rice was on his way from the car to the plane to meet the Governor.
Gilmore's spokesman says Rice reached through the window to try to restrain the thief -- then fired off some warning shots, and two gunshots at the car as it sped away.
This afternoon, the stolen rental car led Las Vegas police on a high speed chase.
It ended in a multi-car crash.
The only fatality is believed to be the driver of the Governor's stolen car.
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[SOT 16:53:10]
[IN Q=Does this]

((Does this ruin your image of Las Vegas? GOV. JIM GILMORE: NOT AT ALL I THINK IT'S A WONDERFUL LOOKING CITY, VERY IMPRESSIVE PLACE.))
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[OUT Q=impressive place.]
[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=**NONE**]


Trooper Rice has been placed on administrative leave while the car theft incident is being investigated.

[Sutphin]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-83 15:33]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


In Roanoke City Court this evening, a jury convicted a 17-year old of SECOND- degree murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June, 1998]


James Sutphin was out-numbered in a fight outside a Roanoke nightspot last June. He admitted he had a gun, but said it was fired in self-defense and that it wasn't pointed at Keith Sandifer.
The 22-year old victim died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=Hold]


The jury spent three and a half hours considering the case, before settling on the SECOND-degree murder conviction against Sutphin.

[Toy-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-07 05:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The recall notices went out before Halloween, but hundreds of local kids have waited months for their "Power Wheels" to be repaired.
Now, the work is underway.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Stacey Newsroom]


Stacey Martin is in our newsroom with more.
[Live= Stacey Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Stacey1;]


Jean--Fisher Price recalled millions of the toy vehicles because of an electrical problem that was linked to 150 fires.
Parents were told to drop the toys off at local repair centers..but so far very few have been returned.
(ROLLCUE: few have been returned.)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Back in October workers]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :11]
[SUPER=01-Bob Kaywood/Owner; :18]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q="...remove the batteries."]

((It's been a long wait for Bob Kaywood and his workers to begin making mass repairs to the Power Wheels vehicles recalled way back in October.
Now-- three months later they're finally starting most of the work on the backlog that's piled up since then.
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[SOT 15.41.32 - 15.41.43]
[IN Q=You figure we probably]

((BOB KAYWOOD/OWNER: YOU FIGURE WE PROBABLY HAVE 500 NAMES LEFT AND AT THE RATE WE'RE GOING PROBABLY 50 OR 60 A WEEK IS ABOUT THE BEST WE'RE GOING TO DO.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=going to do.]


Commonwealth Shaver and Appliance Service Company is the only store in the Roanoke area repairing the Power Wheels vehicles.
But, after the recall was announced repair kits from the manufacturer were slow in coming until now.
The repairs are relatively simple and involve replacing a few wires and connectors.
But, they can only be made by trained workers who says it's worth the wait considering the risk.
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[SOT 15.42.14 - 15.42.26]
[IN Q=The vehicle could]

((BOB KAYWOOD/OWNER: THE VEHICLE COULD CATCH ON FIRE. I UNDERSTAND THAT THERE WERE FOUR FIRES AND SOME MINOR INJURIES, NO CHILREN WERE HURT BAD BUT IF IT'S YOUR CHILD..)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=if it's your child.]


Workers are taking appointments for February at the earliest--for repairs that are free for most Power Wheels vehicles.
In the meantime they're advising parents to keep the toys away from their children and to remove the batteries. ))
[Live=Stacey Full/Newsroom]


Appointments are being made through September 1999..
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]

and parents will have to know the toy's model number to get on the waiting list.
Jean?..

[Impeachment]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Senate Trial]


The rules are in place- the impeachment trial in the Senate is set to begin Wednesday.
As Jonathan Freed reports, the senate today approved a blueprint- that sets the course for this history making trial.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tom Daschle/Minority Leader]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/Majority Leader;]
[Super=01-Jonathan Freed/CBS News;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=standard outcue.]

((SENATORS MANAGED TO PUT ASIDE THEIR POLITICAL DIFFERENCES -- RESULTING IN A UNANIMOUS VOTE ON THE PLAN TO MOVE AHEAD WITH THE PRESIDENT'S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL. SEN. THOMAS DASCHLE/MINORITY LEADER IT COULDN'T HAVE BEEN MORE CONDUCIVE TO THE RESULT THAT I THINK WE HAVE ACHIEVED.
THE POLITICAL IMPASSE WAS BY-PASSED WHEN ALL 100-SENATORS MET FOR SEVERAL HOURS IN PRIVATE ON FRIDAY IN THE HISTORIC OLD SENATE CHAMBER.... THE ONE USED IN THE 19TH CENTURY. SEN. TRENT LOTT/MAJORITY LEADER THE ATMOSPHERE WAS JUST ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL, IT WAS POSITIVE. YOU COULD FEEL HISTORY IN THE ROOM.
THE AGREEMENT CALLS FOR THE TRIAL TO RESUME NEXT WEDNESDAY. ON THURSDAY-- HOUSE PROSECUTORS WILL BEGIN LAYING OUT THE CASE AGAINST THE PRESIDENT. THEY'LL HAVE 24-HOURS... PROBABLY THREE 8-HOUR DAYS.
THE NEXT WEEK--THE PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEYS GET THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME TO LAY OUT THEIR DEFENSE... AND, THE SENATORS GET TWO DAYS TO QUESTION EACH SIDE.
AFTER THAT-- MOTIONS COULD BE MADE TO DISMISS THE TRIAL OR KEEP IT GOING BY CALLING WITNESSES. THE MOTIONS WOULD BE BROUGHT TO A VOTE. THE WHITE HOUSE IS PROMISING A VIGOROUS DEFENSE. When THE PRESIDENT RETURNED HOME FROM A POLITICAL TRIP, THE SUMMONS NOTIFYING HIM OF HIS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL WAS WAITING FOR HIM. JONATHAN FREED/CBS NEWS))

[SOL]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-72 1:38:19]
[GRAPHIC=Standards of Learning]


Low scores, and a long way to go. That's the news from school districts across Virginia following the first round of testing on the Standards of Learning.
Just two percent of Virginia's public schools have pass rates that meet the new standards for accreditation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


School officials in the city of Roanoke describe their numbers as disappointing.
But they're also promising a coordinated effort to improve reading and math skills, promote professional development for teachers, and align the curriculum to match the material being tested.
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[SOT 14:14]
[IN Q=I think that]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROA. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I THINK THE FACT THAT WE HAVE A HIGHER STANDARD IS VERY POSITIVE FOR STUDENTS AND IT'S VERY POSITIVE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION. IT SENDS A CLEAR MESSAGE THAT THE PUBLIC EXPECTS A HIGHER LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke School Superintendent;]
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[OUT Q=level of performance.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The report card for Roanoke County was better, with schools performing above the state average.
School officials in Lynchburg and Danville say they are disappointed with their districts' showings, and they promise to improve. [***Take GFX PAGE HERE***]

[Web-Page]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=SOL Scores]
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[Take GFX Page]
And a reminder that our home page gives you a direct link to the S-O-L scores.
Log on to WDBJ-7-dot-com ... then click on "Webwatch."
Our link that takes you directly to the state education department's S-O-L page, where you can find the results for any school in Virginia.
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[Elton-John]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-74 48:12]
[GRAPHIC=Elton John Lottery]


Tickets for the Elton John concert go on sale tomorrow morning at ten -- or you could show up early for a wristband.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


A wristband gets you a spot in the ticket line ahead of people without one.
Then civic center officials will pick a random number and the person with that number on their wristband becomes the head of the line.
More than a thousand people picked up wristbands today.
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[SOT 9:57:07]
[IN Q=I was an Elton John]

((CAROL VAN LEAR/ELTON JOHN FAN: I WAS AN ELTON JOHN FAN FROM YEARS AGO .. TO SEE HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Carol Van Lear/Elton John Fan;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to see him]
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[VO-NAT]


Of course you could skip the whole wristband idea and just call Ticketmaster.
They also start selling Elton John tickets tomorrow at ten.
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[Ticket-Scam]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Elton John]


Now what would YOU do if your number was almost the same as the Civic Center's ... and you were getting calls for Elton John tickets?
Roanoke police say one local man was offering women tickets when they dialed his home by mistake, but only if the women would go out with him.

Police tracked him down, and they say he is planning to change his number. No one was hurt.[Winter-WX]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]


Another Day... another storm- and once again more trouble for travellers around the nation.
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[SOT 15:08:03]
[IN Q=]

((NAT SOUND SPINNING WHEELS.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=spinning wheels]
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=03-Oklahoma City, OK;]


This truck had trouble on the ice-
Others got going but then only went in circles.
[Super=03-Chicago, IL;]


From Oklahoma to the Midwest mother nature left behind a trail of wintry white.
In Chicago getting to the car could be quite a task.
[Super=03-Des Moines, IA;]


In Iowa even the snow plows had trouble- this one tipped over while trying to clear the way for others.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


An Olympic scandal ends in resignations and regrets. That story is just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And police open fire on rioters today. Find out where, and what's behind it.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[AIDS-Injection]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=AIDS]


The man convicted of injecting his infant son with the AIDS virus- will spend his life in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Charles, MO]


A judge sentenced 32 year old Brian Stewart to life in prison- saying he wished the sentence could have been harsher.
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[SOT 16:40:07]
[IN Q=]

((VOICE OF JUSTICE ELLSORTH CUNDIFF: I THINK YOU'RE SON IS GOING TO GO TO HEAVEN. I BELIEVE WHEN GOD FINALLY CALLS YOU YOU'RE GONNA BURN IN HELL FROM HERE TO ETERNITY.))
[SUPER=02-Judge Ellsworth Cundiff;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=HERE TO ETERNITY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Proesecutors said Stewart injected his 11 month old son with AIDS tainted blood to avoid paying child support.
The boy who is now seven- was diagnosed with AIDS in 1996.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Olympic Rings 6494]


The top two men at the top of Salt Lake City's Olympic committee have stepped down- amid a bribery scandal.
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[Vo-Nat]
[super=03-Salt Lake City, UT;]


The two admitted the committee gave cash to members of the International Olympic committee.
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[SOT 17:04:01]
[IN Q=]

((FRANK JOKLIK/SALT LAKE CITY COMMITTEE: THE ACTS DURING THE OLYMPIC BIDDING PROCESS THAT BESMIRCHED OUR REPUTATION BREAK MY HEART.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Joklik/Salt Lake City Olympic Committee;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=BREAK MY HEART.]
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[VO-NAT]


Joklik claims he had no knowledge of what was happening and it's unclear if votes were actually influenced.
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[Trucker-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=98-81 25:14]
[GRAPHIC=I-81]

Police are trying to learn why an Arizona truck driver died in his rig just off Interstate 81.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Police removed Aurel Gheorghe's (AH-rell GOR-gee's) body today from the Radford rest stop.
They're not sure how the 48-year-old trucker died or when it happened.
But they DO know Gheroghe weighed more than 400 pounds, and they suspect he had a heart attack.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=VR-7]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Disney recalls a video. Still ahead, the movie has some pictures that aren't supposed to be there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]

And check this out, a new "soldier" in the war against drugs puts the heat on a crack house.
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[S.Africa-Dem]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A flurry of gunfire filled the Streets of Cape Town, South Africa today-
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[SOT 15:15:50 or 15:14:39]
[IN Q=]

((NAT SOUND OF GUNFIRE))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND GUNFIRE.]
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[VO-NAT]


This was the scene in the streets today.
Police and security forces opened fire shooting birdshot and rubber bullets at protestors.
The skirmish happened just minutes before the arrival of British Prime Minister Tony Blair-
A number of protestors were injured including at least one woman and a child.
The protestors were demonstrating against the British attacks on Iraq.
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[Disney-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Disney is recalling an animated video. They won't say why, at least not publicly, but sources say it contains a few frames of a naked woman's torso. So Disney is recalled more than three million copies of "The Rescuers." It applies only to those copies purchased since January 5th.

[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5000;]
[SUPER=330-More Rain/More Ice/26-30/Rain/Ending/44-46;]
[SUPER=331-Additional Icing/More Rain/28-35/Rain Ending/Wind SW-10/46-49;]
[SUPER=332-Occasional Rain/Likely/28-30/Rain Early/Snow Showers/40-45;]
[SUPER=333-Rain/Likely/28-30/Rain Ending/Flurries & Windy/38-40;]
[SUPER=334-Freezing Rain/Ending/30-32/Rain Changing/To Snow/34-36;]

[SUPER=X5001;][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=Martinsville speedway]


Lots of sports, but first our extra point. Yesterday, local photographer Andy Alonzo
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[VO-NAT]

released his masterpiece, capturing some of martinsville speedway's best moments of last year in Half Mile of Thunder. the book has 160 pages of colorful snapshots, with a local flavor. On your right, that's News 7 photgrapher Lynn Eller interviewing Jeff Gordon. Catch him and Mike Stevens on the Nascar Media tour next week.
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[Lotto]
[SUPER=136-2 1 6/6 1 6 1/16 17 19 20 23/5 21 23 26 37/3]






[S-Bly]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-28]
[GRAPHIC=UNC]


Dre'Bly entered the University of North Carolina relatively unknown. Not anymore. After three seasons, he's making ther huge jump to the NFL.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC; :00]

]
Bly is leaving UNC early to enter the NFL draft. Carolina school officals said he has already filled out the necessary paperwork with the NFL. he plans to attend the annual NFL combine next month in Indianapolis and has been working with a personal trainer.
Bly set the ACC record for career interceptions with 20 despint playing only three years.
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[S-Warrick]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-21]
[GRAPHIC=Fiesta bowl]


Bly is leaving, but will he have to cover Fiesta Bowl runner up and
[graphic=fsu]


Florida State standout Peter Warrick next year in the league?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL; :00]


At a news conference today the All-American wide reciever, who caught 61 passes for 1 thousand 232 yards and 11 touchdowns, made his announcent
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[SOT]
[IN Q="lots of people]
[SUPER=01-Peter Warrick/Florida State Receiver; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=...i'll stay...LET THE CLAPPING IN THE BACKGROUND DIE DOWN!!!!!!!!!]
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[S-Kat]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-22]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!]
[SUPER=03-NCAA; :00]


Ohio State all american linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer is leaving school a year early for the NFL. the 6'4" 255 pounder backer has mailed his application in for the NFL draft.
He;s the first freshman to start att linebacker for the Buckeyes. He started all 12 games for OU as a freshman and registered 12 sacks along with 4 interceptions. although his numbers fell off the last two seasons, he was still a first team all american as a sophomore and became the first second year college player to win the Butkus award.
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[S-John]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-29 (11:51)]
[GRAPHIC=John Thompson]


The Big east has lost a legend. Longtime Goergetown masketball coach John Thompson resigned Friday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :]


Thompson took over the Hoya program in 1974. He won a National championship with Patrick Ewing in 1984 and has a record of 596 and 239, a .713 winning percentage.
The Hoyas are off to their worst start in the Big East at 0 and 4.
Thompson said he was resigning for personal reasons.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Basketball is a...]
[SUPER=01-John Thompson/Resigned Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....it should be done."]
[ANCHOR=Steve]
[GRAPHIC=Hold logo]


16 year Hoya assistant Craig Esherick was hired as his replacement.



[S-Women]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Tech hoops]


The Virginia Tech women's basketball team improved to 14 and oh tonight, beating Duquesne 80 to 69 on the road. The Lady Hokies are now 4 and OH in the Atlantic 10. Tech lead 37-34 at the break and a 10-2 run just after intermission took care of that. Amy Wetzel lead the Lady Hokies with 22. Kim Seaver registered 14 points. Next up for Tech, George Washington.

[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Augusta]


The Express downed the Augusta Lynx 2-nothing tonight. daniel Berthiaume recorded his first shutout of the season, making 33 saves, 15 coming in the third period alone. it's bert's fifth straight win. Tim Christina scored the game winner with 1:46 left in tthe second period on an asist from Calvin Elfring. Mike peron put in an empty netter. Express over the Lynx 2-zip.

[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Stee]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-32]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!]
[SUPER=03-Ontario, Canada; :00]


On to the NHL where the Tampa Bay Lightning played host to the Ottawa Senators. That's Tampa keeper Cory schwab.
He would get a work out. In the second period, already up 2-nothing, the Senators rip rope again, this time Alexi Yashin feed Shawn McGeachearm who simply blows the biscuit past Schwab for a 3-nothing Ottawa lead.
[SUPER=31-Ottawa/5/Tampa Bay/1;] The Lightning hits soon after. Senators goalie Ron Tugnut makes a beautiful first s

ave and it looks like he makes a briilliant second stop, but the refs say he made the glove save behind the line and Mike Sillenger gets the goal, but Ottawa wins 5-1.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Still to come in sports, Mke Holmgren finds a new home away from the frozen tundra
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


and Roy Stanley will tell us how the Hokies hope to warm things up in Blacksburg.
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[S-Holmgren]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-27 tc 57:32]
[GRAPHIC=Packers]


The man responsible for bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay is leaving the Packers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]


Mike Holmgren has been named executive vice president and coach of the Seattle Seahawks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I wasn't]
[SUPER=01-Mike Holmgren/New Seattle VP & Coach;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=exactly the Right situation (double out)]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


He leaves Green Bay for an eight-year 40 million dollar contract.
(PROMOTE MIAMI AT DENVER)


[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-26 (56:26)]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops]


The Virginia Tech Hokies are trying to figure out why they sem to get low on gas in some recent games that were winnable.
Roy Stanley has more on the 5 and 6 Hokies.
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[SOT]
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((In just about every game this season, The Hokies have been in position to win ball games.
For example, Wednesday night at the Cassell Tech made a run at Xavier, the team picked to win the A-10 but a lack of defense and turnovers and the Hokies were on the losing end of their second conference game.)) ((BRENDAN DUNLOP/VIRGINIA TECH GUARD:)) ((ROLAN ROBERTS/VIRGINIA TECH FORWARD:)) ((If head coach Bobby Hussey had the answer he no doubt would correct the problem immediately.
And the players are also puzzled by their performance when the game is on the line down the stretch.)) ((ANDRE RAY/TECH FORWARD:)) ((And Hussey believes the Hokies will get it together down the stretch.
Hussey says the Hokies have gained something positive out of all the games up to this point in the season.)) ((BOBBY HUSSEY/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((ROY STANLEY:))
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We have all heard about McGruff the Crime Dog taking a bite out of crime but what about "Tran-saurus"? In tonight's video of day...
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a monster truck usually seen at various truck shows across the country helped to tear down a crack house today. The truck that is 30 feet tall and breathes fire works with the anti-drug program DARE to demolish crack and drug houses around the country. Chattanooga residents watched as Transaurus won this battle in the war against drugs.
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