[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

On NEWS 7 at SIX: the search for assistance to Tultex workers.
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[VO-NAT]


We'll also assess the ripple effect of Tultex layoffs... how it's affecting other businesses.
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And ripples from the Hokie football success story extend well beyond Blacksburg.

[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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In sports, Lynchburg men's basketball coach Joe Davis makes a mjor announcement today, The Hokies gear up for Radford in mens hoops,
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[VO-NAT]


and Corey Moore's trophy tour continues today, this time we head to Orlando.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
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You might want to add an umbrella to your Friday wardrobe.
Looks like we will end the week with at least some rain.
Details coming up. [open]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[IN Q=It's devastating.]
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[OUT Q=It hurts bad.]

((It's devastating. It hurts bad.))
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[VO-NAT]


Tultex troubles are already hurting other companies and their employees... even as more help arrives for Tultex workers in Roanoke.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Tultex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-42 1:33:47]
[GRAPHIC=Tultex Chapter 11]


145 people worked at the Tultex sewing plant in Roanoke, until the company filed for bankruptcy protection last Friday.
That plant wasn't unionized.
And that's left many of the workers not knowing where to turn for help.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is at Vinton Town Hall tonight ... where former Tultex employees are looking for some answers.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Shelton/Laid-Off Tultex Worker; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Seiler/US Dept. of Labor; :18]
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[OUT Q=continue on with their lives.]
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[OQ=their next job.]
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[Retail-Tultex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-38 1:44:37]
[GRAPHIC=Tultex Chapter 11]


The Tultex troubles mean problems for many other businesses and their workers.
Marya Jones has the story of two businesses who are wondering if there's life after Tultex.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Ben Copenhaver knows]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Copenhaver/Haverline Labels Owner; :06]
[SUPER=@Marya1; :32]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-John Helton/KTI Energy Vice President; 1:17]
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[OUT Q=Marya Jones, News 7.]


(( Ben Copenhaver knows all too well that Tultex's troubles could spell hard times for him and his 12 employees.
[SOT 13:41 - :47]

((BEN COPENHAVER: IF THEY LOSE THEIR BUSINESS, WE LOSE OUR BUSINESS, BECAUSE THEY ARE OUR BUSINESS.)) [RUNS:06]
Until last week, Copenhaver counted Tultex as his number one customer.
For more than two decades, his company has made sticker labels to go on Tultex clothing.
But when Tultex said it was cutting back manufacturing in Martinsville, Copenhaver knew 30 percent of his company's income could be lost.
[SOT 11:52 - :58]

((COPENHAVER: WE'LL THINK OF SOMETHING ELSE TO DO IF WE HAVE TO. I DON'T WANT TO LAY ANYBODY OFF. I'LL DO WHAT IT TAKES TO KEEP ON.)) [RUNS:06] [SU 19:28 - :41] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: IT'S A TRICKLE-DOWN EFFECT THAT'S BECOME A DEPRESSING FACT OF DOING BUSINESS WITH TEXTILE COMPANIES IN THIS AREA. AS THE TEXTILE COMPANIES TAKE THEIR JOBS SOUTH OF THE BORDER, THEY OFTEN TAKE THE PROFITS OF MANY LOCAL BUSINESSES WITH THEM.)) [RUNS:13]
That's something Copehaver knows all too well. He's lost two big customers... Pluma and 5-Bs ... to bankruptcy in the last year.
[SOT 13:18 - :30]

((LAST YEAR WAS THE FIRST TIME WE DIDN'T MAKE A PROFIT IN 25 YEARS. WE TOOK A LOSS. BUT THIS YEAR...WE DON'T KNOW.))

[RUNS:12]
John Helton's company, K-T-I Energy, is facing the same uncertainty.
It's 14-employee plant in Martinsville existed ONLY to supply Tultex with steam for producing cloth.
Helton is hoping that Tultex will stay on as a customer, to avoid layoffs.
[SOT 16:22 - :29]

((JOHN HELTON/KTI ENERGY VICE PRESIDENT: WE CAN'T PREDICT THAT. BUT IF WE CAN'T HAVE PRODUCTION, WE CAN'T HAVE PEOPLE WORKING HERE.)) [RUNS:07]
Whatever the immediate outcome, local business owners say they'll roll with the punches ... and hope that their customers don't deliver any more blows. Marya Jones, News 7. ))


[Bowl-Sportswear]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-41 1:21:04]
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Some apparel businesses are doing just fine right now, thanks to Virginia Tech and the Sugar Bowl.
And they don't have to be based in Blacksburg.
Steve Smallshaw tells us how one Lynchburg business is enjoying the sweet taste of the Hokies' success.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Lately it seems]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :13]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/High Peak Sportswear; :28]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Williams/Artistic Director; :50]
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[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]


(( Lately it seems, everyone is a Virginia Tech fan.
Big and small, young and old.. they're all turning maroon and orange.
That's good news for places like High Peak Sportswear in Lynchburg.
For weeks now, crews have been working overtime on the machines that stitch..
[natsot 17:33:30]
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and screen...
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..producing the hats, t-shirts and sweatshirts that are quickly being gobbled up by rabid Hokies.
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((RALPH SMITH/HIGH PEAK SPORTSWEAR: WE'VE BEEN WATCHING TECH ALL YEAR LONG AND EVERY TIME THAT THEY'VE WON A GAME, WE'VE BEEN KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FACT OF THE UNDEFEATED SEASON AND WHAT THAT MEANT TO THEM AND TO THEIR FANS AND, AS RETAILERS AND CUSTOM SCREEN PRINTERS, TO US.))
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[OUT Q=to us.]


What it means to High Peak is their busiest winter season ever.
The process started weeks ago in their graphics department, where artists like Eddie Williams came up with the designs for this year's shirts.
[SOT 17:36:37]

((EDDIE WILLIAMS/ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: TODAY, MORE AND MORE, THERE REALLY ARE NO RULES THAT GOVERN WHAT A T-SHIRT SHOULD LOOK LIKE.. SIZE, PLACEMENT, THOSE TYPES OF THINGS. JUST KEEP YOUR EYE ON WHAT'S ON THE MARKET, KNOW WHAT'S HANGING IN STORES, WHAT'S POPULAR, THAT TYPE OF THING.))
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[OUT Q=type of thing.]


Defining what's popular THIS year has been easy..
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((SMITH: 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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[OUT Q=for everybody.]


High Peak's own retail outlet hasn't even officially opened yet, but the merchandise already is flying off the shelves..
[natsot 17:42:57]

((SO YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE UNDEFEATED YET? I'M NOT SURE IF THEY'RE GOING TO DO IT IN SHORT SLEEVE..))
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[OUT Q=short sleeve.]


And yes, national championship shirts are already in the works.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Roanoke's mayor meets the Munchkins. We'll show you what that's about before we're done here.
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And this was tradition that supposedly died. But one year later, it's still very much alive.
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[Johnson]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A Roanoke murder suspect told police he stabbed a man last month- -not intending to kill him- -but because Donald Harris was so intimidating.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


At a preliminary hearing for Francis Marshall Johnson today, a city detective read from a statement the 46-year old defendant made the day after the murder.
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[IN Q=I know I cut]
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((I KNOW I CUT HIM, BUT I DIDN'T KNOW I CUT HIM FATALLY LIKE THAT YOU KNOW. BASICALLY, HE SCARED ME. HE INTIMIDATES PEOPLE AND SAYS WHAT HE'S GOING TO DO. HE LIKES TO RASSLE. HE LIKES GRABBING PEOPLE AND PUTTING THEM IN A CHOKE HOLD.))
[* * * KEITH on ENG * * *]
Johnson had been playing cards with Harris the night of November 5th. After Harris left Johnson's apartment, Johnson's girlfriend related some course comments Harris had made to her. So Johnson went after him and found him in the alley.
Though he admitted stabbing Harris, Johnson told police he didn't mean to kill him... just get him off of him. ((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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[V/O-NAT]
Johnson was referring to professional wrestlers Bill Goldberg and Rocky Miavia.
The argument that Johnson was defending himself from the likes of Goldberg did not win this round.
Judge Julian Raney sent a second- degree murder charge to the Grand Jury.
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[Graham-Execution]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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A man who claims he wasn't the killer faces execution tonight.
He would be the 14th person executed this year in Virginia .. a modern-era record for the most in one year. (+++++++) [TAKE FS GRAPHIC]
Andre (ahn-DRAY) Graham is set to die for a robbery-murder in Richmond six years ago.
He has filed a clemency petition with Governor Gilmore.
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[Stapleton]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-45 1:01:22]
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Virginia's Superintendent of Instruction is stepping down -- after serving less than two years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Paul Stapleton announced today he is resigning for personal and health reasons.
Stapleton says he will now serve as a consultant to the Commonwealth on public education issues.
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[Roanoke-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
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A woman from New Castle was killed early this morning when her vehicle struck a telephone pole in northwest Roanoke.
Police say 35- year- old Frances Bayne died instantly.
Authorities say she was speeding just before two A-M on Salem Turnpike, ran off the road, and hit the telephone pole.
Bayne was NOT wearing a seat belt.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Major stock averages moved upward today, though Wall Street had more losers than gainers. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow climbed 67 points. NASDAQ up 8.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-43 1:28:04]
[GRAPHIC=Breast Cancer]


Many people are celebrating the season tonight ...by giving. Breast cancer survivors and their friends and family members are at the Carilion Breast Care Center to celebrate "Holiday Lights of Hope."
[Double Boxes=Keith & Tonya/Microwave]


Tonya Flory is at the ceremony.
[Live=Tonya full/Microwave]
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[Tonya live interview]
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[SVC-Horses]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-40 2:01:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A holiday tradition, that many people had thought was over in Buena Vista, has returned.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]


Southern Virginia College once again held a parade of horses decked out in the colors of the season.
Some of them were old hands at it.
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[IN Q=He is 27 years old]

((HE IS 27-YEARS-OLD AND HE'S BEEN IN 19 OF THESE PARADES. HIS NAME IS MR. PIBB AND SO THIS MORNING YOU'RE GOING TO SEE MR. PIBB. HE'S A REALLY OLD, OLD HORSE.))
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Santa Claus exchanged his sleigh for a new mount for the day and gave out candy to the kids who came by.
Miniature horses from Serenity Hill Farm were also a big hit with the little folks.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Virginia Tech's Corey Moore is in Orlando today for yet another national awards ceromony, a legendary area coach makes a big announcement,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


and the Virginia tech men's basketball team talks about tackling radford tonight.
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[S-Moore]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-58]
[GRAPHIC=Corey Moore]


The Corey Moore trophy tour took the Virginia Tech senior defensive end to Orlando today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]


Last night, Moore collected the Lombardi Trophy given annually to the top lineman in the country.
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/ESPN;]


Today Moore was on hand in Orlando as a finalist for the Bednarik award given to the best player in the country as voted on by the coaches and members of the press. The awards ceremony is still going on at this time, but one of Moore's rivals was on hand as well, UVa's Thomas Jones.
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[OUT Q=next year"]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
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the complete results of the awards ceremony coming up tonight at 11.

[S-RC]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-55]
[GRAPHIC=Tech-Sugar Bowl]


Corey Moore and the Virginia Tech Hokies appearance in the Sugar Bowl has forced
[GRAPHIC=roanoke college]


Roanoke college to move the 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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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


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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[S-Davis]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-54 5138TC]
[GRAPHIC=JOE DAVIS]


One of the true good guys in coaching is stepping down at the end of the current season. Joe Davis has decided to walk away from the game that has been his life for the past 34 years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Afternoon; :00]

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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[OUT Q=...really blessed."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

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 hall of fames.
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[vo nat con't]
[super=03-Blacksburg; :00]

The Tech men's basketball team also got some sad news of another variety today. Starting center Russ Wheeler is out indefinitely with a sprained right knee. Neither Wheeler nor Tony Dobbins is expected to play tonight against Radford.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-56 36:16]
[GRAPHIC=Tech basketball]


One of Davis' former schools, Radford University, travels to Blacksburg for a date with the Virginia Tech Hokies at Cassell Coliseum in a seven o'clock tip off.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]

The Hokies are coming off a 19 point win over VMI. This is the third meeting ever between the two powers, the last coming in 1997. The Hokies have played 4 of their first 5 on the road. Tech leads the series 2-nothing and expects a tough fight tonight.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Radford]

((DAVID WHALEY/VIRGINIA TECH FORWARD:)) ((RICKY STOKES/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
[SUPER=01-David Whaley/Virginia Tech Forward; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Stokes/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :13]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=...in the long run""]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Roanoke Express has not lost two in a row the entire season. But that is in jeopardy tomorrow night when the Express travels to Huntington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Express is fourth in the league in penalty kills having stopped 31 of the last 33 man down situations. The Express is also among league leaders in goals allowed.
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[IN Q="three goals]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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Recent forest fires in our area could end up costing the state hundreds of thousands of dollars.
But some experts say the news for the environment isn't all bad...
[Double Boxes=Keith/Joy Newsroom]


Joy Sutton is in the newsroom with details.
[Live= Joy/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joy1]

Keith, some scientists say a fire
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[VO-NAT]

can actually help restore a forest's ecosystem.
But after fighting blazes like this one on Fort Lewis Mountain last month - area forest officials warn - don't overlook the down side.
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[Live= Joy/Newsroom]


Tonight on News 7 at 11 -- a look at both sides - plus the price tag for the Purgatory and Fort Lewis Mountain fires.
[Double Boxes=Keith/Joy]


Keith?

[Bowers-Munchkin]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-44 1:13:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke's mayor picked up a key to the Emerald City today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


David Bowers' counterpart from Munchkinland presented him with the gleaming, green gift, 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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