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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Next on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


No cheer-ful news for VMI First year RATS. We'll explain about the latest controversy.
Plus a package bomb explodes in a Texas woman's hands.
And would you wear this?
We'll check out the latest couture from the Paris runways.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus golfers will like Robin's forecast.
News 7 is next.

[News-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Next on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


No cheer-ful news for VMI First year RATS. We'll explain about the latest controversy.
Plus a package bomb explodes in a Texas woman's hands.
And would you wear this?
We'll check out the latest couture from the Paris runways.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus golfers will like Robin's forecast.
News 7 is next.[Open]
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[SUPER=@Jean1;]
[SUPER=@Robin1;]
[SUPER=@Mike1;]



[Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-73 1:25:00]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo-New Jobs]


The Gilmore administration hopes Volvo moves ahead with its plan to bring jobs to Southwest Virginia, despite threats from the company to union workers..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]


Today Volvo said it will cancel a planned expansion of its Pulaski County truck plant, if union members don't approve a new contract this month.
The governor's secretary of commerce remains optimistic.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT :21 tc duval bites tape]
[IN Q=i have]

((DUVAL: I HAVE SPOKEN WITH THE PRESIDENT OF VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA. HE HAS CLEARLY INDICATED HIS CONCERN ABOUT THE VOLVO LABOR DISPUTE NOT BEING RESOLVED IN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. HE IS HOPEFUL THE LABOR DISPUTE WILL BE RESOLVED AND THE COMPANY CAN MOVE FORWARD WITH THEIR EXPANSION.))
[SUPER=@DuVal;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=their expansion]
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[VO-NAT]

[pre pro]
But in a memo to company workers, Volvo Trucks president Marc (Gust-if-son) Gustafson said if there's no new union contract...
"The expansion will not proceed..."
And Volvo will not accept economic development grants from the Commonwealth.
Volvo said it is still talking to the union and still hopes to add 13-hundred new jobs to the Pulaski County plant.
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[Monty-School]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-72 1:58:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There is still no solution on record to deal with overcrowding at Blacksburg Middle school.
Tonight the Montgomery County school board and county board of supervisors met to tackle the issue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


And while talks were positive, nothing was decided.
Instead, the two sides agreed to meet again next month.
The board of supervisors, however, did put forth a proposal they'd like the school board to consider.
Chairman Joe Gorman suggested building a NEW high school at this site and renovating the existing building into a middle school.
There was also talk of renovating the present middle school, as well, which means Blacksburg could have two middle schools.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I heard]

(( ))
[SUPER=01-Fred Morton/Superintendent; :00]
[RUNS=:15 approx.]
[OUT Q=perfect, no.]
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[VO-NAT]


When the two sides meet next month-- the school board is expected to bring with it several possible proposals of its own.
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[Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
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A Texas woman did what most anyone would do- she picked up a package left on her front porch.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Midland, TX]


But the package blew up-
Officials say it contained an explosive, battery and nails.
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[SOT 21:39:51]
[IN Q=]

((MY WIFE AND I WERE WALKING AND WE HEARD A BIG BOOM. MY WIFE SAW HER FALL.))
[SUPER=01-Santos Savittier/Neighbor; 00-03!]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=saw her fall.]
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[VO-NAT]


A hospital spokesman says the 34 year old woman is in critical condition.
No word on who may have sent the explosive and what a motive may have been.
Bomb task force officials say shrapnel is scattered across the area.
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[Impeach]


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


The President's defense opens before the Senate tomorrow-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]


House repoublicans say calling witnesses in this trial is inevitable- but the White House disagrees.
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[SOT 14:56:30]
[IN Q=]

((JOSEPH LOCKHART/WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY: I THINK IT BOGGLES THE MIND A BIT TO TRY TO UNDERSTAND HOW SOMEONE CAN TESTIFY FOR A TENTH OR TWENTY THIRD TIME OR NINGHT TIME MIBHG PROVIDE ANY MORE CLARITY.))
[SUPER=01-Joseph Lockhart/White House Press Secretary;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=ANY MORE CLARITY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Today one day before his state of the union address the President attended a Martin Luther King day event- He will speak before the senate, house and the nation tomorrow night.
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[TN-Tornados]


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

[there is an anchor tag!!!]
People in Western Tennessee are trying to get back on their feet after tornadoes swept through overnight.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Jackson, TN; :00]
[SUPER=01-Al Gore/Vice-President; :36]
[RUNS=:43]
[OUT Q=lost loved ones.]


((nat truck being turned upright)
This is the scene in Jackson Tennessee- where folks are trying to get their lives back together.
Twisters touched down in 12 founties, killing eight people and causing millions in damage.
Mitzi Day's family lost its business-
IT's JUST. IT'S HARD. IT'S REALLY HARD. THE FIRE STATION ALMOST TOTALLY DESTROYED. ALL DOWN THERE IT'S A WIDE PATH THERE.

A state emergency spokesman ays people weren't prepared for the storm because it's not the type of weather the area sees this time of year. AL GORE/VP: MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES AFFECTED BY THIS ESPECIALLY THE FAMILIES THAT LOST LOVED ONES.)
[Talent=Jean]


The Vice President promised the people in his home-state federal assitance.



[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[VMI-Cheerleaders]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-02 12:49]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


VMI has settled the controversy over cheerleaders at the formerly all-male school.
Women are still in, but rats are out.
[double box=Jean/Eric=Newsroom]


Eric Earnhart is here to explain. [take Eric full]
[SUPER=@Eric1]


Jean, while this is an outgrowth of integrating women into the corp... but the controversy itself has nothing to do with gender....
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[SOT]
[IN Q=cheering]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]
[SUPER=01-Randy Eads/Cheerleading Squad Captain;]
[SUPER=01-Jason Berg/Regimental Commander;]
[SUPER=@File;]
[SUPER=01-Micah Wei/Senior;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=looking silly]



NATSOT CHEERING
[RUNS=:05]



[SOT 07:26:32]
[IN Q=the concern was how]

((RANDY EADS/CHEERLEADING SQUAD CAPTAIN; THE CONCERN WAS HOW THE CORP OF CADETS WAS GOING TO TAKE IT, AND THIS YEAR WE'VE HAD OUR UPS AND DOWNS WITH THE CORP OF CADETS. ))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=corp of cadets]



In fact, whey they first hit the sidelines, the sight sent shockwaves rippling through the upper class at VMI... it wasn't that they were female.... They were rats.


[SOT 08:44:46 ]
[IN Q=the big deal]

((JASON BERG/REGIMENTAL COMMANDER; THE BIG DEAL WAS ORIGINALLY THAT THEY WERE RATS, NOT THE FACT THAT THEY WERE CHEERLEADERS AT ALL, THE FACT THAT YOU HAD RATS ON THE CHEERLEADING SQUAD, THAT TOOK A LOT OF PEOPLE BY SURPRISE. ))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=by surprise]



Because at VMI, THIS is what rats are, and this is a rat's life.
Here, being a cheerleader, and doing the things cheerleaders do is just a too cheery for rats.


[SOT 07:30:53]
[IN Q=]

((MICAH WEI/SENIOR; I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE RESENTED THE FACT THAT WE HAD RATS OUT THERE... JUMPING AROUND, AND THE FACT THAT THE TEAM WASN'T DOING VERY WELL DIDNT' HELP THE CHEERLEADING STAFF. ))
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[OUT Q=]



So VMI officials decided there will be no more rats, male or female on the squad...Second and third year women WILL be back on the squad next year...
That being settled, the corp's concern seems to have eased a bit... The squad's skill is reaching new heights, the team is doing a bit better... and the cheerleaders are proving that female cadets CAN do at LEAST ONE thing their male counterparts can't... use pom poms without look silly. [Take Eric full]
(adlib)
[double box=Jean/Eric=Newsroom]




[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Furbies may be popular, but are they a danger to national security and airline flights? That story is still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

But first, what happens if your H-M-O won't pay for care you need? A proposal in Richmond would let you sue.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=Sports Preview]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Welcome folks to your Monday night...]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...in sports."]

((Welcome folks to your Monday night. This is Mike Stevens back in the sports office with college hoop highlights coming up from VMI and Radford.
Plus, the Carolina women top UVa. Slam may be back on the mike in moments, and Gordon talks about testing at Daytona. Tonight on News 7 sports.))
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[VA-XGR]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=vga]
[TAPE#=98-65 2:02:54]
[GRAPHIC=Va Capitol]


"Abortion Rights" and a "Patient's Bill of Rights" are now both up for debate in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]

[NO SUPER]
The latest bill abortion opponents want to see passed is a 24-hour waiting period for pregnant women. Planned Parenthood says the bill is NOT necessary since Virginia law ALREADY requires a doctor to inform a woman about the abortion procedure. The bill is likely to pass the House -- but faces a fight in a Senate Committee. The other topic facing controversy in the State Capitol today concerns the rights of patients covered by Health Maintenance Organizations. Senator John Edwards fought last year for a bill that would allow people to sue HMO's if a cost-cutting decision hurt them medically.
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[SOT 1:41:14:10]
[IN Q=We've heard]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards]
[RUNS=14]

((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D-ROANOKE: WE'VE HEARD HORROR STORIES ABOUT AN HMO OR AN INSURANCE COMPANY SAYING YOU'RE ONLY ENTITLED TO FIVE DAYS IN THE HOSPITAL WHEN THE PHYSICIAN SAYS THEY OUGHT TO BE IN THE HOSPITAL FOR TEN DAYS. WELL IF THEY DO THAT AND SOMETHING GOES WRONG, THEY OUTHG TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.))
[OUT Q=Accountable]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

If the bill is passed, the HMO industry says health care costs will go up for everyone.


[King-March]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-80 1:10:46]
[GRAPHIC=MLK]

Several Roanokers joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

[NAT-SOUND] ((PEOPLE SINGING "WE SHALL OVERCOME" AS THEY MARCH TO THE CHURCH.))
[RUNS=04]

Spiritual hymns were sung as people marched down Gilmer Avenue to St. Paul's Church. Inside, a ceremony honoring the slain civil rights leader was held. Roanoke Mayor David Bowers was among the nearly 200-people to remember that King's effort was to bring the community closer together.
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[SOT=07:18:51]
[IN Q=THAT COMING TOGETHER]
[SUPER=@Bowers;]
[RUNS=23]
[OUT Q=THAT'S THE ESSENCE OF HIS DREAM.]
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[VO-NAT]

Bowers offered a proclamation recognizing today as Dr. Martin Luther King Day in the city. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference wants to rename Orange Avenue-- Martin Luther King Avenue in his honor. The group will make that request at the next city council meeting.
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[NAACP]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=99-82 25:25]
[GRAPHIC=none]

It may not take another election to determine who the leader of the local N-double-A-C-P is. According to the group's president-elect, the national branch may let the November election results stand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Brenda Hale says complaints about voting irregularities were unfounded.
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[SOT=06:26:27]
[IN Q=TECHNICALLY SPEAKING]

((BRENDA HALE/PRESIDENT-ELECT; TECHNICALLY SPEAKING, THE ELECTION SHOULD STAND BECAUSE EVERYTHING WAS DONE RIGHT. SO WE'RE AT THE POINT THAT WITHIN 72-HOURS WE SHOULD KNOW SOME MORE DEFINITIVE INFORMATION.))
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[OUT Q=DEFINITIVE INFORMATION.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Hale defeated incumbent Martin Jeffrey by three votes the first time around. She says the national branch based its decision to have another election on information submitted by the acting president.

Hale says there are two sides to every story and now the decision makers know both sides to this one.[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Jerry Falwell stands by his statement some people find controversial. But the Reverend says they're simply not paying close attention.
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[VO-NAT]

And, five-hundred animals will soon be homeless and hungry without some much-needed funding.
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[Lotto]
[SUPER=135-3 3 9/7 2 9 5/9 16 17 26 28]





[Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-77 47:50]
[GRAPHIC=Falwell]


The Reverend Jerry Falwell says only a "Biblical illiterate" would think that he's an anti-Semite because he believes the Antichrist is a Jew.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Falwell and other evangelicals who believe in the second coming of Jesus Christ also believe that event will be preceded by the presence of the Antichrist on earth.
Since the Antichrist is a counterfeit Jesus, Falwell says he will have to be an adult, Jewish male.
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[SOT 15:27:39]
[IN Q=If a person]

((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: IF A PERSON IS BIBLICALLY ILLITERATE, YES THEY COULD BE THINKING THAT'S SOME ANTI- SEMITIC STATEMENT. BUT IN THIS POLITICALLY CORRECT GENERATION, IT IS NOT TOO MUCH TO ASK THAT PEOPLE BE HALF- INFORMED ON SOME THINGS BEFORE THEY SHOOT OFF THEIR MOUTHS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty U. Chancellor; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=off their mouths.]
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[VO-NAT]


Falwell's comments came during a pastors' conference this weekend in Kingsport, Tennessee.
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[Kosovo]


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


A warning goes out to Serb President Slobadon Milosovic- NATO may launch airstrikes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kosovo]


That after 45 Ethic albanians were found massacred- including three women and a 12 year old boy.
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[SOT 20:12;42 ]
[IN Q=]

((THIS IS ABOUT A HORRENDOUS EVENT AS I'VE EVER SEEN.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=I've ever seen.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Serbs claim the dead were rebels who had attacked Serb police.
NATO is demanding that Milosevic allow the head of the war crimes tribunal to investigate the massacre.
If not, NATO airstrikes called off at the eleventh hour last October could be back on.
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[Zoo]


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


Animals at an Italian zoo could go hungry-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Turin, Italy]


That's the fear of zoologists who say falling attendance and increased costs have left the zoo broke.
It costs 18-hundred dollars a month to feed the animals.
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[SOT 15:08:32]
[IN Q=]

((ANGELA REVEL-CHION/BORN FREE CHARITY: IT'S VERY CRITICAL AT THE MOMENT. WE HAVE SUFFICEINT FOOD TO GET US THROUGH NEXT SATURDAY. wE'V GOT FIVE HUNDRED ANIMALS TO TAKE CARE. I'M WORRIED ABOUT THE WEATHER IT'S BEEN SNOWING AND RAINING.))


[SUPER=01-Angela Revel-Chion/Born Free Charity;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=snowing and raining.]
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[VO-NAT]


Power will be cut in a few days because of unpaid bills.
A number of animal organizations are racing to raise money.
Even if the zoo closed tomorrow it would take months to arrange transportation for the animals.
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[Furby]


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


First the Furbies were the hardest toy to find for Christmas. Now it seems they are being credited with powers that go far beyond their incessant chattering.
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[SOT]
[RUNS=]
[OQ="...blah, blah."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]

But it's no laughing matter to the National Security Agency, which has banned Furbies, claiming they can eavesdrop on sensitive conversations, even though the makers say Furbies don't have tape recorders. And the Federal Aviation Administration has banned their use during take-offs and landings. That leaves one aviation safety consultant wondering if this is going too far.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I can just]
[SUPER=01-Michael Boyd/Aviation Safety Consultant]

((MICHAEL BOYD-AVIATION SAFETY CONSULTANT: I can just see the announcement being made "turn off your laptops, put away your gameboys, and don't play with your Furby.")) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=with your Furby.]
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[VO-NAT]

One woman even told the manufacturers her Furby sings Italian operas. The makers say they make no such claims, but if others want to make them, well, that's okay with them.
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[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5001;][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Both Radford University and VMI get the work week off to a good start.
UVa can't hang with the Heels on the women's court. Gordon is set to blister the beach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-NBA; :00]


And the Rockets are set to blast off with Scottie Pippen. Reports tonight out of Chicago say Pippen will sign with the Bulls tomorrow for $67 million for five years.
The Bulls will then trade him to Houston for Roy Rogers and a second round draft pick.
If it happens look for Barkley to come back for another year, as well.
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[S-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-28 tc 1:15:16]
[GRAPHIC=Radford]


Radford's Ryan Charles registered a career high 29 points in leading his Highlanders to a 104-75 Big South victory over Coast Carolina tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Chanticleers vs. Highlanders; :0]


747 fans turned out at the Dedmon Center to watch Dr. Bradley dissect the Chanticleers.
RU's Lamar King, who had a career high 10 assists, scores two of his 7 points on this shot.
It was a huge night for Leslie Ballard as well. The senior scored 31 points, including 9 three pointers on [SUPER=33

-Radford/104/Coastal Carolina/75;]the night. This one made it 64-56 Highlanders 12:56 to play.
It got ugly for Coastal Carolina when first year coach Pete Stricklin was called for his second technical, he had to leave the floor.
He would miss Jason Williams break away slam. Radford wins by 29 and records it's second straight win.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=That's]
[SUPER=01-Ron Bradley/Radford Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=....basketball game"]
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[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-29]
[GRAPHIC=VMI HOOPS]


In Lexington tonight the VMI Keydets hosted the Wofford Terriers in a southern conference affair.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Wofford vs. VMI; :00]


Bart Bellairs, the VMI boss man was anxious to get this one underway.
But he would have to watch Wofford jump out to an early 8 point lead as Alfred Forbes turns the steal into a breakaway jam.
VMI would start banging the boards to get back in it. Matt Matheny scores the hoop and gets the harm to chop into the Wofford lead.
The Keydets would then go inside as Jason Bell gets
[SUPER=33-Wofford/56/VMI/58;]

the assist to Nick Richardson. VMI holds Wofford to just 22 points in the second half to win it 58-to-56.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


In the ODAC tonight, Hampden-Sydney beat Bridgewater 81-to-76 to move to 14-and-0 on the season.
The 14 straight wins is a new school record for the Tigers.



[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-31]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


The 23rd ranked Virginia women's basketball team lost to 6th ranked North Carolina this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Tarheels vs. Cavaliers ]


In the first half, with Debbie Ryan looking on, watch Lady Cavalier Svetlana Volnaya complete the UVa break, catching UNC on it's heels.
Then, with the ball loose on the hardwood, Renee Robinson collects the rock and finds Monick Foote for the easy bucket. But the Cavs still trailed 12-8 a few minutes into the first half.
UNC had an answer for each UVa run. Carolina's Jana Clay is gonna grab her owned missed shot and find the range on the second chance.
[SUPER=33-North Carolina #6/79/Virginia #23/68;]


UVa 's Lisa Hosac then steals the rock a couple of plays later and hit Erin Stoval for the deuce, but UNC wins it 79-to-68.
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[S-Cavs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-22]
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[pinnacle 7504]
The UVa men will try to turn the tables on the 8th ranked Tarheels this week. You can watch the UVa-UNC game at eight Thursday right here on WDBJ-7.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/January 4; :00]


The Lady Hokies continue their ascent to the top of women's college basketball.
At 16 and oh Tech is leading the A-10 west division.
But despite running over the competition during three game road trip the Lady Hokies did not move up the A-P Poll.
Tech is 13th, but it's not something that concerns the Lady Hokies.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=the team]

(())
[SUPER=01-Tere Williams/Va Tech Forward;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=in the top 10]
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[Talent=mike]
[graphic=ticker]


Tech plays A-10 East Division leader St Joseph's at home this Friday.

[S-Floyd]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-23 tc 1:57:57]
[GRAPHIC=High school hoops]


In high school action, Floyd Co. traveled to Radford to take on the Bobcats in a 3 Rivers clash.
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We pick it up with the Buffs trying to eat into a first quarter Radford lead. Brandon Hodges finds Daniel Quisenberry near the top of the key, he buries it.
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Quesenberry makes the nice move and scores off the glass, but Radford drops Floyd to 1 and 11 with the 77-45 win and remains unbeaten in district play.
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Still to come tonight, the countdown to Daytona rolls on.
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We'll hear from Jeff Gordon as the General Motors' teams get ready to rumble for two days of testing at the beach.


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The Winston Cup General Motors' teams inviade Daytona tomorrow for two big days of testing for next month's Daytona 500.
25 teams are expected for the test, including Jeff Gordon's.
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Randy Lajoie led today's Busch testing with a lap at 189 point 219 miles an hour.[S-Express]


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Slam Duncan may be back as the Roanoke Express public adress anouncer by tomorrow morning.
Duncan, Express GM Tony Mnacuso and ECHL senior director of Hockey Operations Andy Van Hellamond took part in a conference call tonight.
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The League will decide at 11 tomorrow morning whether or not to reinstate Duncan who was removed as PA announcer after making certain remarks following the Hampton Roads game on January 10th.
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Who says being backward isn't forward- at least in the fashion industry?
The latest couture from Paris-
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shows the backward look is in- Check out this pantsuit from Chrisian Dior.
Another collection featured real ostrich feather spines- and
we're not sure what this is made from.
Some outfits were fitted and slinky-
Others may make it tough to fit in the car-
The colors shown are mostly monochrome black, white navy or gray but this designer wear is anything but dull.
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