[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Headlines]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Next on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


An angry driver, a gun and some scared motorists all on I-81 tonight. We'll have the story.
Reaction tonight from the TV anchorwoman who says she lost her job because she was over 40- and female.
And music from eighties- rocker Billy Squier is in Roanoke County.
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[anchor=Jean]
[graphic=none]

NEws 7 is next.
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[Video-Open]
[anchor=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[newscast=11]
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[10:40:37]
[SOT]
[IN Q=You all ]

((WILMA CRESSELL/CRESSELL'S MOTHER: YOU ALL HAVE SENT HIM TO PRISON AND HE'S INNOCENT. PAT JOHNSON/VICTIM'S COUSIN: I'LL GIVE YOU MY PRAYERS. WILMA CRESSELL: I'VE BEEN SAYING SOME MYSELF, WE ALL NEED PRAYER NOW. ))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=prayer now.]
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[vo-nat]
The relative of a marine who was burned and beheaded offers prayers to the family of a man convicted of killing him.

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[Cressell]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-79 1:01:28]
[GRAPHIC=Emmett Cressell]


Emmett Cressell, Junior must spend at least 22- years in prison before he becomes eligible for geriatric parole at age 60.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence;]


A Grayson County judge this morning sentenced Cressell to life in prison for his role in burning and beheading Garnett "G-P" Johnson in July of '97.
Judge Colin Campbell formally sentenced Cressell after his estranged wife and mother testified Cressell is not a violent killer.
The victim's family members say Cressell and co-defendant Louis Ceparano are equally violent and guilty.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I am]

((PAT JOHNSON/VICTIM'S COUSIN:I AM GRATEFUL, I'M TRULY GRATEFUL THAT MR. CRESSELL'S GOING TO PRISON FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE, YOU KNOW, CEPARANO IS IN PRISON FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE, THIS WHOLE COMMUNITY IS BETTER OFF BECAUSE THAT. ))
[SUPER=01-Pat Johnson/Victim's Cousin; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=because of that.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cressell was also fined 100-thousand dollars.
His attorneys are appealing.
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[Road-Rage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-7 16:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


State Police say road rage may be to blame for a scare involving a gun along I-81 today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]


Police received a 9-1-1 call around 4-30 from a motorist claiming another driver was shooting at him.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17.01.14 - 17.01.21]
[IN Q=From what we can]

((SGT. VERNON JONES/VA STATE POLICE: FROM WHAT WE CAN DETERMINE AT THIS TIME THAT'S WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE JUST A REALLY BAD CASE OF ROAD RAGE.))
[SUPER=07-Sgt. Vernon Jones]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=of road rage.]
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[vo-nat]
Police say 63-year-old Kenneth Ray Thomas of Blacksburg did NOT fire shots - but he did brandish a 32-semi-automatic at the other driver.
He's charged with carrying a concealed handgun, brandishing a firearm, and reckless driving.
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[Beard]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-77 1:02:31]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]


Jacob Beard was convicted of murdering two young women in West Virginia.
But tonight he's a free man.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lewisburg/1993]


Beard was serving two life terms for the murders of Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero.
The two young women were shot to death in 1980 as they hitchhiked to a Rainbow Family Gathering in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
Last week, a judge set aside Beard's conviction. The prosecutor must decide by mid- February if Beard will be tried again.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


A white supremacist on death row in Missouri has confessed to the crime.
But investigators do not believe Joseph Paul Franklin murdered the two young women.

[Halfway-House]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-13 :51]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Community fear has killed plans for a halfway house-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The Bureau of Prisons was going to build a halfway house for recently released federal prisoners either on Route 40 West in Rocky Mount or in Snow Creek.
But today federal officials nixed that idea because so many people had complained.
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[SOT 1:36:37]
[IN Q=We did not]

((DICK PRILLAMAN/SNOW CREEK RESIDENT: WE DID NOT FEEL THIS WAS THE TYPE OF PEOPLE WE SHOULD WELCOME INTO OUR COMMUNITY.
TINA TENRET/NEWS7: EVEN IF THEY ARE NON-VIOLENT? THEY'RE IN PRISON FOR SOME REASON.))
[SUPER=01-Dick Prillaman/Snow Creek Resident;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=prison for some reason]
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[VO-NAT]


Residents collected more than 500 signatures plus letters from politicians and sheriffs against the halfway house -- and Franklin County was going to fight the proposal in State Supreme Court.
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[Abortion-Blast]


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


It was one year ago that a bomb went off at a women's clinic in Birmingham Alabama-
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today Authorities]
[SUPER=03-Birmingham, AL; 00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Cavanaugh/ATF Agent; 10]
[SUPER=01-Emily Lyons/Bombing Victim;30]
[Super=01-Joe Lewis/FBI;52]
[RUNS=1:03 non standard outcue!!!***]
[OUT Q=indiscretions.]

(( Today authorities offered new information on the investigation-
and Birmingham remembered the off duty police officer killed in the blast. EACH BRAVE STEP HE TOOK TOWARD THAT HELLISH DEVICE, EACH COURAGEOUS STEP HE STOOD OVER THAT MONSTER ARE STEPS AND SECONDS THAT ALL OF US AND THOUSANDS MORE OWE BACK TO HIM TENFOLD.
The blast critically injured Nurse Emily Lyons- She los an eye and still has shrapnel in her legs. EMILY LYONS/BLAST VICTIM: RECOVERY WISE GETTING BACK TO MYSELF WAS IMPORTANT BECASUE THAT MEANT THAT THE PERSON WHO DID THIS TO ME DIDN'T TAKE AS MUCH AWAY FROM ME AS THEY THOUGHT THEY DID.
The person authorities are searching for is Eric Robert Rudolph- It's believed he's hiding out in the North Carolina Wilderness.
Today authorities say the bomb was set off with a remote device, not a timer. JOE LEWIS/FBI: I PLEDGE TO YOU THAT THIS PERSON WHO DID THIS WILL BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE AND PAY FOR HIS INDISCRETIONS.))






[UVA-Admissions]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-74 1:19:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two conservative groups have targeted the University of Virginia as one of several schools that allegedly give preferential treatment to black applicants.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


In separate studies released this week, the groups claim a black student is 45 times more likely to be accepted at U-V-A than a white student with similar S-A-T scores.
The University's Board of Visitors today appointed a committee to look into the allegations.
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[SOT 11:01:52]
[IN Q=This group has]

((JACK ACKERLY/UVA RECTOR: THIS GROUP HAS ALLEGED THAT IF YOU'RE NOT COMPLYING WITH THE LAW, MEMBERS OF YOUR BOARD OF VISITORS ARE PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR DAMAGES. WE WANT TO FIND OUT IF THERE'S ANY EXPOSURE THERE AS FAR AS OUR BOARD OF VISITORS IS CONCERNED.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Ackerly/UVA Rector; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=visitors is concerned.]
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[VO-NAT]


Members of the group.. the Center for Equal Opportunity.. say skin color should NEVER be factor in the admissions process.
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[Clinch-Valley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=equ]
[WRITER=11pm]
[TAPE#98-83 33:43]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's been a part of the University of Virginia since 1954.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wise Co./File Tape;]


So it really irritates one southwest Virginia delegate that U-V-A alumni don't want Clinch Valley College to change its name.
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[SOT 14:12:11]
[IN Q=I feel]

((DEL. TERRY KILGORE/D-SCOTT CO.: I FEEL THAT THIS IS ANOTHER SLAP IN THE FACE TO US IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Terry Kilgore/(D) Scott Co.; ]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=Southwest Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Kilgore's got a bill that would name Clinch Valley "University of Virginia- Wise."
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/File Tape;]


U-V-A's alumni association reports 99-percent negative reaction to the bill.
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[Baby-Switch]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-76 1:16:12]
[GRAPHIC=Baby Swap]


The controversy over last year's baby switch at the University of Virginia Medical Center will most likely end up in a courtroom.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


That's according to the lawyer for one of the women involved, Paula Johnson.
CYNTHIA Johnson told News7 today she's "not optimistic" that a settlement with the University can be reached beforehand.
Johnson and her client claim the hospital acted negligently when it allowed two baby girls to be switched at birth in July, 1995.
Johnson would "not" put a figure on what kind of damages she might seek in a lawsuit.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Volvo-React]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-82 36:00]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Contract Vote]


State lawmakers say yesterday's approval of a new union contract at the Volvo truck plant in Pulaski County is welcome news.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Senator Bo Trumbo says it lifts a cloud off an incentive package needed to help bring 13-hundred new jobs to the plant.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT TRUMBO INTERVIEW 14:04:25]
[IN Q=At this]

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: AT THIS POINT... RESPONSE TO THAT EITHER.))
[SUPER=@Trumbo;]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=that either.]
[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=hold]


Volvo had threatened to move the plant if the contract wasn't approved.


[Hospital-Y2K]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#98-80 1:19:41]
[GRAPHIC=Y2K]

Many industries are facing a challenge with the new millennium's Y2K computer bug.
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[VO-NAT]

Area hospitals are just as concerned the turn of the century could mean problems with dated equipment. Both Lewis-Gale medical Center and Carilion Health System have been working since 1997 to prevent any glitches from occurring.
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[SOT ub 13 08 33]
[IN Q=We don't think]

((GREG WALTON/VP CARILION INFO. SERVICES: WE DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY REASON FOR PATIENTS TO BE WORRIED DURING THE Y2K PHENOMENON.))
[RUNS=:04]
[super=01-Greg Walton/Carilion Info. Svcs. VP]
[OUT Q=Y2K phenomenon]
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[VO NAT] Some critical medical devices that could be effected include Cat Scan machines, MRIs and I-V pumps. The hospitals also have contingency plans in place just in case "plan A" goes haywire.
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[Tease1]


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


Still ahead on News 7 - rapping about the food tax cut in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]


And some call the 8-billion dollar judgement startling.
But a news anchorwoman says she deserves every penny.
The story coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=Sports=Preview]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Good evening...]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...in sports."]

((Good evening folks this is Mike Stevens back in the sports office on this Friday night with high school hoops highlights on the way.
We'll alaso see what's up at the Big Orange.
And meet the top division three team in the south, Hampden-Sydney.
Also, details of the Tech women's first setback later in sports.))
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[Impeachment]


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


Monica Lewinsky will answer more questions next week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]


Subpoenas were delivered to Lewinsky's attorneys today.
Vernon Jordan and Sidney Blumenthal are will give also give private videotaped testimony next week as well.
Senators will review the tapes before the impeachmetn trial resumes Thursday.
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[Anchor-Woman]


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


Reaction from a TV-newswoman and TV station - on a sexual discrimination lawsuit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hartford, CT]


A federal jury awarded Janet Peckenpaugh 8.3 million dollars in her suit against Post Newsweek Stations.
Peckenpaugh anchored the top rated news at WFSB in Hartford Connecticut.
She claims she was fired because...
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 20:17:20]
[IN Q=Disrimination]

((DISCRIMINATION, RETALIATION I WAS MAKING A LOT OF MONEY AND I WAS FORTY YEARS OLD.)) [BUTT TO 20:17:46] ((I DON'T THINK AT ALL THAT WOMEN DON'T HAVE CAREERS AFTER FORTY YEARSO F AGE IN THIS INDUSTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Peckinpaugh/TV Anchor; 00]
[Super=01-Bill Ryan/Post-Newsweek; 08]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=IN THIS INDUSTRY.]
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[VO-NAT]


But a look at many stations shows young female faces.. in an industry that some say allows men to age but not women.


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[SOT]

[20:18:02]
[IN Q=When did]

((WHEN DID WE CHANGE THE RULES. SHE CHOSE THIS LIFE. SHE KNEW IT WAS A COSMETIC BUSINESS.)) [20:18:26] ((PECKINPAUGH: THE BARBARA WALTERS, THE DIANE SAWYERS ARE FEW AND FAR BETWEEN BUT THEY'RE THERE FOR A REASON BUT THEY HAVE EARNED THEIR STRIPES. THEY STAY THERE FOR A REASON. THAT'S ALL I'M ASKING OR. I'VE EARNED MY STRIPES. I WANT TO STAY.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Nackman/Former News Director; 00]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=WANT TO STAY.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Station is appealing.
Peckinpaugh will continue anchoring the morning news at another Connecticut station- making much less than what she earned at WFSB.
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[Food-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-81 48:31]
[GRAPHIC=Food Tax]


Montgomery County's state senator is looking for some poetic justice in the proposed food tax cut.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


State Democrats and Republicans all support the tax cut, but Senator Madison Marye is taking it one step further.
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[SOT 12:23:00 SENATE]
[IN Q=Oh the governor's]

((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D-SHAWSVILLE: OH THE GOVERNOR'S BILL IS A MIGHTY SILLY BILL, A HALF A CENT HERE AND A HALF A CENT THERE. IF IT GETS LOST IN THE SHUFFLE, WELL HE DOESN'T CARE.))
[sot SENATE 12:26:05]

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: WHEN WE START LOOKING AT THE LITTLE BILL OF WHICH THE GENTLEMAN FROM SHAWSVILLE MENTIONS, LET'S ALSO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE 2-POINT-7 BILLION DOLLARS OF AMENDMENTS OF WHICH OUR MEMBERS HAVE REQUESTED BE SPENT IN THIS YEAR'S BUDGET.))
[SUPER=@Marye;]
[SUPER=@Trumbo; :13!!]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=year's budget.]
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[VO-NAT]


Democrats want the sales tax on groceries cut this year-- while Republicans want to phase it out more slowly.
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[Judge-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-78 51:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A "freak" shooting involving a judge and a Danville police officer is being called an accident.
Lieutenant Barry Creasy was injured when he was shot at a private firing range earlier this month.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;]


Sources have confirmed the gun was being handled by Circuit Judge James Ingram -- who is seen here in court.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=hold]


The Danville Regional Medical Center says Lieutenant Creasy was treated for minor injuries and released.
One of Creasy's fellow officers says it was a "freak accident," but Chief of Police Neal Morris had no comment.
Judge Ingram is out of town and couldn't be reached.


[Tease2]


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


STill ahead -- a rock-and-roller from the past is forging a comeback -
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[SOT]
[IN-Q=NAT SINGING]
[runs=:04]
[OUT-Q=NAT SINGING]
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[vo-nat]
80's star Billy Squier sings some old favorites with new inspiration... in Roanoke.
Highlights coming up when News 7 at 11 returns.
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[Salem-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-2 25:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They weren't welcome at the Salem Public Library, but videotapes of council meetings may soon be available at City Hall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The videotapes were donated to the library by residents who were unhappy with recent votes involving the Elizabeth campus rezoning.
Salem City Manager Randy Smith had the tapes removed from the library, but he's now offering to place them with audio recordings and written minutes of the meetings.
Citizens would be able to view the videotapes in a conference room at city hall.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tonight, members of a citizens group said they still want the tapes in the public library, so residents can check them out and view them at home.
Cynthia Munley says that only by returning the tapes to the library will the citizens' first ammendment rights be restored.



[Billy-Squier]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=99-4 31:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]


You may remember him best from his songs- The Stroke and Everybody Wants you...
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat singing]

((NAT SOUDN EVERYBODY WANTS YO.U...))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=nat singing]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


He Is rocker Billy Squier. Tonight Squier played some of his favorites to a crowd at the Record Exchange in Roanoke County- nostalgia was in the air.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat singing]

((MORE NAT SOUND))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=nat singing]
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[VO-NAT]


While Squier is best known from his hits from the 1980's he has released several albums since then- his last in 1993.
Squier fans will be happy to hear he has a new album out- Happy Blue.
It's a live, acoustic guitar and voice album that the singer says may suprise people.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=136-3 1 1/6 9 2 8/7 12 20 22 28/4 9 12 32 47/27]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
3-1-1

(three, one, one)


Pick 4:
6-9-2-8

(six, nine, two, eight)


Cash 5:
7-12-20-22-28

(seven, twelve, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-eight)


The Big Game:
4-9-12-32-47. Big Money Ball: 27

(four, nine, twelve, thirty-two, forty-seven. Big Money Ball:

twenty-seven)
[Forecasts]
[SUPER=#577;]
[SUPER=X5000;]
[SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Wind NE-10/30-32/Partly Cloudy/Wind NE-15/54-56;]
[SUPER=331-Partly Cloudy/Wind NE-10/30-34/Partly Sunny/Wind NE-15/54-56;]
[SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/Wind NE-10/25-30/Partly/Cloudy/48-52;]
[SUPER=333-Partly/Cloudy/25-30/Partly Cloudy/And Chilly/45-49;]
[SUPER=334-Partly Cloudy/And Cold/18-22/Partly Sunny/Wind E-10/38-42;]

[SUPER=X5001;][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


If you have a chance pick up a copy of yesterday's edition of USA Today that will be on the news stands through the weekend.
The special 24 page Super Bowl inssert features among other things an interesting story on former Hokie Vaughn Hebron, the Broncos' kick return specialist.
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(BYE BYE)




[S-RVC]


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


Let's now head to the high school for a private school barn burner as Roanoke Valley Christian looked to stay unbeaten as its hosted Roanoke Catholic.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Celtics vs. Eagles; :00]


The visiting Celtics were anxious to pull the upset last night.
And Catholic would take the rock down low to Phillip Morris, who hits the smoking jumper with a nice reverse pivot and one handed jumper.
But if you play man on the inbounds you may pay. And Josh Foster makes the Celtics do just that as drives in for two for the Eagles.
Catholic comes back with Matt Nowlin missing the three - but Cornelius Penn in on the money with the putback.
[super=33-Rke. Catholic/71/R.V. Christian/79;]


But Foster would help the Eagles soar in the end as they win it 79-to-71 and improve to 16-and-0 on the season.
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[wipe to eng#]



[S-Botetourt]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-28]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!!!]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville/William Byrd vs. Lord Botetourt; :00]


Down in Daleville last night, Botetourt Ed Purdy had the palace rocking as Byrd came a calling.
The Cavs use some super ball movement as Wes Lawrence makes the awesome scoop pass to A.J. Duncan for the bucket.
But here comes Byrd. Richie Meador works hard down low and gets rewarded for his effort with the hoop.
In the second half, Byrd's Curt Hetherington would power in this layup to give the Terriers a cushion.
[super=33-William Byrd/68/Lord Botetourt/56/Overtime;]


Botetourt would battle back with Brad Hutchins hitting the floater. But Byrd gets the win 68-to-56 in overtime.
(------------)




[S-Prep]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=high school hoops]


Elsewhere last night, in the Three Rivers, Glenvar topped Auburn, Shawsville beat Floyd, and Radford stopped Giles.
In the West, GW Danville crushed Amherst by 60 and Albemarle beat Halifax.
Magan Vista hit 14 three ointers but still lost to Laurel Park by 15.
Parry McCluer beat Covington in overtime.
Salem snapped a two game losing streak with a 54-to-51 win over Northside.
And Bath County beat Craig by 10 in Hot Springs in front of Bruce Hornsby and his kids, who dropped by the gym to catch the game.
(BYE BYE)





[S-Orange]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-21 tc 2:03:09]
[ss=wrestling]


And they aren't just hooping in the valley this week, they also are grappling as the 23rd annual Big Orange Wrestling Tournament at William Byrd High School.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Big Orange Tournament;]


More than 200 high school wrestlers packed the Vinton gymnasium for the wrestling showcase.
Many of last year's state tournament place winners are returning including Radford High School--the 1998 State Group A Champions.
The tournament includes single A, Double-A, and Triple A schools.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=what this]
[SUPER=01-Jane Layman/William Byrd AD;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=about it before]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The action starts up again tomorrow morning at 9:30 and the championship is at 7:30 tomorrow night.
(------------)



[Sports Tease]


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


Still to come on this Friday night we'll check out some injury news concerning the Radford men's team.
(------------)
[vo nat eng#]


And Roy Stanley profiles one of Division Three's top cats - the Tigers of Hampden-Sydney College.
(------------)



[S-Tigers]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-35]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC Logo]


The ODAC regular season is quickly widning down and so far the Tigers have been too tough to tame.
Roy Stanley was on the Hampden-Sydney campus yesterday visiting with the top team in the south region.
(/////SOT/////)
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((The Tigers were working on that perfect season until they ran into a red hot Randolph-Macon team earlier this month. And the Yellow Jackets handed the Tigers their first loss of the year.)) ((TONY SHAVER/HAMPDEN-SYDNEY HEAD COACH:)) ((Even with that loss, The Tigers lead the ODAC in several stastical categories.
At this point in the season, the team's margin of victory over their opponets is 27. The Tigers are 10 and 1 in the conference 16 and 1 overall and the number one ranked team in the Southern Region.)) ((KEVIN GARST/SENIOR CO CAPTAIN:)) ((ROY STANDUP:)) ((SHAVER:)) ((The Tigers and Maroons tip it off at 3 oclock. Roy Stanley News 7 sports.))
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The Radford Highlanders will be shorthanded tonight when they take on the Liberty Flames in a key big South battle at the Vines center.
Neither center Ryan Charles not point guard Rian Everett will play in the game due to injuries.
Everett had played in 50 straight games for RU.




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Exactly fifty-five years after it's christening, the U-S-S Missouri is taking on a new duty-- as a museum.
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Thousands crowded onto the ship's deck in Pearl Harbor, as it joined the ranks of "Battleship Row."
World War Two veterans were among those in attendance-- the war ended on the Missouri, with the Japanese surrender to General Douglas MacArthur.
Henry Truman's daughter-- Margaret-- dedicated the ship on January 29th, 1943.
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