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Coming up next on News 7-
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Two plane crashes tonight. One in New Jersey, one in Missouri.
And the search goes on for people missing after a chopper crash off the California coast.
Also tonight- how one Lynchburg company is cashing in on Hokie success.
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News 7 is next.
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This is the scene off the San Diego coast- after a Marine helicopter crashes.
It is just one of several aircraft crashes around the nation tonight.
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Deadly plane crashes tonight in New Jersey and Missouri but first to California where a United States Marine Helicopter with 18 people aboard crashed 25 miles off the San Diego Coast.
Rescuers pulled eleven people from the water- but the search goes on tonight for seven others who are still missing.
Manuel Gallegus is at the scene and has the latest.
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((
THE SEA KNIGHT HELICOPTER WENT DOWN ABOUT 25 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAN DIEGO. ELEVEN MARINES WERE QUICKLY PULLED FROM THE WATER...AND THE SEARCH IS ON FOR ADDITIONAL SURVIVORS. LT. PAT RESTREPO/CAMP PENDLETON "WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THE SEARCH AND RESCUE IN HOPES OF RECOVERING ALL THOSE WHO WERE INVOLVED IN THAT ACCIDENT.
A SPOKESPERSON SAYS NINE MARINES ARE IN STABLE CONDITION, BUT TWO OTHERS WERE FLOWN TO A HOSPITAL WITH MORE SERIOUS INJURIES. THE TWIN ENGINE HELICOPTER HAD TAKEN OFF FROM THE U.S.S. PECOS ON A ROUTINE TRAINING EXERCISE. RESCUE CREWS REPORT FINDING ONLY A SMOKE FLARE AND NO MAJOR DEBRIS FIELD...AN INDICATION THAT THE HELICOPTER MAY HAVE SUNK QUICKLY. HOWEVER.. OFFICIALS SAY ALL MARINES ARE TRAINED TO SURVIVE IN THE WATER. RESTREPO "AND SO THEY DO KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN THEY ARE IN A PREDICAMENT IN WHERE THEY FIND THEMSELVES IN THE WATER AND NEEDING TO ESCAPE."))


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Now to the crash in Missouri-
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A small plane went down west of Branson Missouri- killing six people.
This is the scene in a wooded area where the plane went down.
Fire officials say the Citation aircraft was apparently headed for the college of the Ozarks, but went down about five miles away. No word on whether any students were aboard the plane.
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And yet another plane crash tonight. This one in a New Jersey neighborhood.
A twin engine Beech Baron 58 burst into flames after crashing into a detached garage in Hasbrouck (Haz-brook) Heights - about ten miles west of New York City.
Three people on the plane were killed - a fourth was critically injured.
Two people on the ground were also hurt.
No word yet on what may have caused the crash.
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[Graham-Executed]


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He was convicted of killing a 20-year old woman outside a Richmond restaurant.
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[take GRAHAM FS]
Tonight, Andre Graham became the fourteenth person executed in Virginia this year.
That's the highest number of executions in the Commonwealth in one year, since the death penalty was re-instated in 1982.
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [12/09/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Forest-Fires]


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Forest fires have destroyed thousands of acres of land in this area since this summer.
And while these fires threatened homes and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars -- there is a positive to be found amid the charred landscape.
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Joy Sutton joins us from the newsroom to tell us about that.
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Jean, some scientists say fires are critical to the welfare of the forest environment... And have played an important role throughout history in the survival of various species.
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(( It was just last month -- that a wild fire on Fort Lewis Mountain burned out of control for several days -- in the end charring more than 13-hundred acres.
And the scene was much the same in August, on Purgatory Mountain.
The fire on this mountain consumed more than 12-hundred acres.
While these fires will cost the state around 300-thousand dollars -- in the long run they may benefit the environment.
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Scientist Doctor Michael Feller says without forest fires certain species would not be able to survive.
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((THERE ARE A GROUP OF ANIMALS THAT ARE ADAPTED TO THE SUNNY, WARM, DRY ENVIRONMENT THAT YOU GET FOLLOWING A FIRE. ))
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Feller says after a fire, thick vegetation begins to grow. It's food for many animals:
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((THOSE ANIMALS ARE ADAPTED BECAUSE THEY EAT SOME OF THE PLANTS THAT OCCUR IN THOSE ENVIRONMENTS))
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But Forestry officials who battled the flames on both Purgatory and Fort Lewis Mountains say despite the positives - there are plenty of negatives that shouldn't be overlooked.
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((THE GREATEST NEGATIVE OF A WILD FIRE IS THE THREAT TO HUMAN LIFE AND PROPERTY. AFTERMATH THE AIR POLLUTION THAT SUFFERS CERTAINLY MANY PLACES IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY WERE AFFECTED QUALITY WISE BY THE FIRES. THE OTHER IS WATER QUALITY, WATER QUALITY COULD DIMINISH FROM EROSION THAT COULD ARISE FROM THE FIRE))
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But Forestry Officials say as early as next spring the damage done by these fires will be covered with fresh vegetation.
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And they say within the next five years it will be hard to tell that a fire left its mark in these woods.



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Thousands of firefighters from around the world bid farewell today to six fallen comrades.
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Firefighters marched through the streets of Worcester, Massachusetts.
They're mourning the six firefighters who died while battling a warehouse fire last weekend.
Only two bodies have been recovered- the remains of the four others are entombed in the rubble- that is still smoldering.
A homeless couple is in jail. It's believed they accidentally started the fire and then failed to report it.
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The victim liked to wrestle, and put people in a choke hold.
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Because Francis Johnson says he was intimidated by Donald Harris, Johnson admitted he pulled a knife in a fight with Harris last month.
But he told police he didn't mean to kill the 34-year- Harris.
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((HE WAS LIKE KINDA HIGH. I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HE'D DO, BECAUSE HE ALWAYS PLAYED LIKE HE WAS GOLDBERG OR THE ROCK AND HE BE INTIMIDATING PEOPLE.))
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Goldberg and the Rock are professional wrestlers. Harris family members said he hoped to become one himself.
The judge today certified a second- degree murder charge against Johnson.
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[Tultex]


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The hundreds who were laid off at Tultex are wondering what they'll do now -- and what happens to their benefits.


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Some of them began to get their questions answered tonight in Vinton.
Women who worked at the now-closed Roanoke sewing plant went to the town hall.
They met with representatives from the U-S Department of Labor.
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((BILL SEILER/US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: AS LONG AS PEOPLE ... CONTINUE ON WITH THEIR JOBS AND CONTINUE ON WITH THEIR LIVES.))
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Topics at the meeting included insurance and 4-0-1-Ks.
Anyone who missed the meeting can contact the Department of Labor's office in Washington or Senator Chuck Robb's office in Roanoke.
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The troubles at Tultex also mean hard times for some Martinsville and Henry County businesses.
Tultex was Ben Copenhaver's number one customer until last week.
His company has made sticker labels for Tultex for more than two decades.
But as textile jobs have left the country, he's lost some of his best clients.
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((BEN COPENHAVER/HAVERLINE LABELS OWNER: WE'VE LOST FOUR TO FIVE CUSTOMERS TO BANKRUPTCY IN THE LAST YEAR... AND IN 25 YEARS, WE'VE NEVER LOST ONE.))
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Work has halted at K-T-I Energy's 14-person Martinsville plant, where Tultex was the ONLY customer.
The plant supplied steam for Tultex's cloth production.
No one there has been laid off.
But the Virginia Employment Commission reports that two other local companies are cutting back on staff because of Tultex's problems.
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[Bowl-Sportswear]


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Virginia Tech fans are making this a good season for at least one area apparel company.
Fans have been "gobbling" up all kinds of Hokie merchandise.
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Fortunately, a Lynchburg business has been helping meet that demand.
For the past few weeks, High Peak Sportswear has been cranking out hats, t-shirts and sweatshirts celebrating the Hokies' magical season.
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((RALPH SMITH/HIGH PEAK SPORTSWEAR: THERE'S A TREMENDOUS DEMAND, RIGHT NOW ALL THE RETAILERS ARE SCREAMING FOR AS MUCH VIRGINIA TECH, SUGAR BOWL, UNDEFEATED SEASON, NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP- TYPE SHIRTS THAT THEY CAN GET. AND WE'RE IN A POSITION RIGHT NOW OF BEING ABLE TO SUPPLY THEIR NEEDS, SO IT'S A GREAT DEAL FOR EVERYBODY.))
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Smith says many of his employees are Tech fans so they don't mind working the extra hours.
And a design for a national championship shirt is already in the works should the Hokies win the big one.
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Martin Luther King Junior's family reacts to yesterday's historic verdict... The story coming up.
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And - we'll show you the "Lights of Hope" honoring those who've survived - and those who've lost the battle - with breast cancer.
Details ahead.
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((All right folks, Steve Mason along side you tonight and in sports, does Cory Moore take home another award, does Thomas Jones of UVa finally get some overdue respect. Radford earned some big time respect with a shocking win over the Hokies, the Spartans are bombarded by several Patriot missiles and a local basketball legend announces his season ending retirement, all of this in sports.))

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Martin Luther King Junior's Son says he can finally move on with his life.
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That after a jury found that his father's murder was the result of a conspiracy, not the act of a lone gunman.
King's family brought a wrongful death suit against Lloyd Jowers- a man who said he hired someone to kill King- and that someone was not James Earl Ray- the man convicted of the crime.
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((CORETTA SCOTT KING/KING'S WIDOW: I WANT TO EMPHASIZE THAT OUR FAMILY HAS NO INTENTION OF FINDING RETRIBUTION. INSTEAD OUR SOLE CONCERN HAS BEEN F INDING THE FULL TRUTH ABOUT THE ASSASSINATION BE REVEALED AND ADJUDICATED IN A COURT OF LAW.))
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A lawyer who represented Ray before his death and now represents the King family- told jurors that a cover up of the murder involved the FBI- CIA the news media and the Army intelligence.
But the justice department says it's unlikely any charges will be filed.
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((DEXTER KING/SON OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR: WE DON'T CARE WHAT THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT DOES. THAT'S ANOTHER MISNOMER. WE ARE NOT DOING THIS TO FORCE THEIR HANDS. I DOUBT SERIOUSLY THEY WILL INDICT THEMSELVES. WHO POLICES THE POLICE?))


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Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis.
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The sights and sounds of the holiday filled the air tonight at the Carilion Breast Care Center in Roanoke.
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((HARP MUSIC))
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Breast cancer survivors and their families gathered for a Christmas tree lighting to celebrate the first "Holiday Lights of Hope."
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((MARGARET HARVEY/BREAST CARE CENTER: WE THOUGHT THAT CHRISTMAS IS JUST A WONDERFUL AND WARM TIMES TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED AND WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO BREAST CANCER SO FOR A FIVE DOLLAR DONATION, MANY HAVE DONATED A LIGHT IN HONOR OR MEMORY OF A LOVED ONE.))
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The money goes to the Sunshine Fund for the fight against breast cancer in the Roanoke Valley.
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A show of diplomacy between Roanoke, and Munchkin-land.
We'll explain.
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And - one dog that usually traps raccoons is outsmarted by his prey - and winds up in a bit of a pinch.
His story, ahead.
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Pick 3:
3-6-5

(three, six, five)


Pick 4:
4-9-8-9

(four, nine, eight, nine)


Cash 5:
1-12-25-33-34

(one, twelve, twenty-five, thirty-three, thirty-four)



[Dog-Rescue]


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Lucky was just doing his job.
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But the raccoon-hunting canine found that work can be hazardous - when the potential prey led him over a ledge... and left him stranded and barking for help.
So Search and Rescue crews got their gear and went to work.
Lucky lived up to his name - the rescue was successful.
And it looks like the experience didn't bring about a change of career.
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[Bowers-Munchkin]


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Roanoke's mayor might think he's headed for Kansas with Dorothy and the rest of the Wizard of Oz gang after getting this latest gift.
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David Bowers' counterpart from Munchkinland presented him with the gleaming, green key to Emerald City , in a "short" ceremony at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Bowers returned the favor, giving his fellow public official a key to the Star City.
The Munchkin mayor is a skater in the Wizard of Oz ice show, which started last night.
It runs through Sunday.
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Highlights from the Tech/Radford game, plus high school action from PH/Salem, but first
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the extra point. The Houston Astros have re-signed Craig Biggio to a three year contract extension worth 28 million dollars that will make him the highest paid player in franchise history.
The seven time all star gets a 7 million dollar signing bonus and will make 6 mil in 2001, 7 mil in 2002 and 8 million the following season. The 33 year old hit .294 with 16 homers and 73 RBI's this past season.
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[S-Tech]


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After two trips to the Cassell and losing, The Radford Highlanders got over the hump last night beating Virginia Tech 62 to 60.
Roy Stanley has this report.
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In high school hoops, Patrick Henry played host to Salem last night.
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Charlie Morgan and his defending state champs had their hands full with PH.
Watch Tyrone Ferrell dish to Mike Peery, he rips rope from the right side late in the first quarter.
Then, off the inbounds, Chris Leftwich forces the Salem turnover and gets the ball to Peery who drains another three pointer at the first quarter buzzer. PH lead 24-8.
Turnovers hurt the Spartans last night. Tyson Hawkins with the theft and the dish to [SUPER=33-Patrick Henry/72/Sal

em/43;]Peery for the deuce. Peery scored 18 of his game high 23 in the first half. The Patriots lead 41-14 after that hoop.
Haley would answer with this shot but it was still 41-16
and Peery would not let Salem enjoy that basket for long as he come right back and snaps the nylon, PH wins 72-43 and improves to 2 and 1.
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The Roanoke Express has not lost two in a row in the 23 games the team has played so far this season, a streak that could end tonight on the road against Huntington.
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In the NHL Herb Brooks is the new coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He coached the 1980 Miracle on Ice USA Olympic team. His team made him sweat this one out with the Washington Capitals.
[SUPER=31-Pittsburgh/3/Washington/0;]Pittsburgh went scoreless until scoring three unanswered third period goals.

Jiri Slegr notches goal number two on the break away at the 14:09 mark of the third and the penguins win it in front of their best player in history Mario Lemeaux.
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[S-Moore]


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The Corey Moore trophy tour placed the Virginia Tech senior defensive end, who is now a consensus all-American, in Orlando yesterday.
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Moore was in the sunshine state as a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik award given to the defensive player of the year voted on by the coaches and members of the press.
But Lavar Arrington of Penn State would take home this trophy.
Wisconsin's Ron Dayne won the Doak walker award given to the top running back in the land. UVa's Thomas Jones was one of the finalist who was asked about going into the NFL next season.
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Still to come tonight the Sugar Bowl forces a local college hoops team to do some schedule juggling
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and we will hear from a legendary local coach, who will close out a career that spans over three decades at season's end.
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A true hometown favorite will retire from his post at the end of this basketball season. Joe Davis will hang up the whistle after 34 years on the hard wood.
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This afternoon the Lynchburg College head coach was back at practice just a few hours after announcing his intentions to retire. Davis has been a fixture in the southwest Virginia college coaching ranks with stops at Radford and Ferrum.
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Davis also influenced many young men in the high school ranks with stops at Glenvar and Cave Spring. He also is a member of both the Ferrum and Radford University halls of fame.
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Because of the Sugar Bowl and Virginia Tech's participation
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Roanoke college has moved the start times of the January fourth opening day games in the Domino's/Lewis Gale Men's basketball tournament. The games will now tip off at 2pm and 4pm INSTEAD of 5:30 and 7:30.
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The Maroons need not change anything. They are 7 and 1 and are riding a seven game win streak. Roanoke is ranked 25th in two division three national polls and the Maroons are a perfect 4 and OH in the ODAC. Junior Jason Strickland is leading the RC charge, averaging 20.5 points and nearly seven rebounds per game. He also leads Roanoke with 31 steals on the season. The Maroons are off until the January fourth tournament.
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