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[TALENT=Keith]

Primary day in Virginia. We're one hour away from the first results.
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[V/O-NAT]
In the meantime on NEWS -7 at SIX, we'll guage voter turnout, examine reaction to the G-O-P pledge card voters had to sign today and hear from state party leaders in Richmond.
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We'll also profile two textile families making ends meet on unemployment.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, the Redskins continue to make moves, the opening round of the D-3 tournament is drawing closer. Sparky Anderson is headed to the hall.
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[VO-NAT]

And we'll have an update on Charlie Manuel, who had to undergo emergency colon surgery last night.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
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Heading for another mild forecast for midweek with highs near 70. But don't pack the sweaters just yet! Tell you why in a moment. [open]
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[VA-Primary]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=VA Primary]


Today it's Virginia's turn.
It's a Republican primary, but anyone can cast a ballot.
So Democrats and Independents could help decide who wins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Cleveland, OH;]


Neither of the two leading candidates was in Virginia today. George W. Bush started his day in Ohio. He's counting on strong PARTY support to win.
[SUPER=203-Stockton, CA;]


John McCain is in California. Polls show he has the most support in eastern and northern Virginia, especially among non-Republicans planning to vote.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Also on the ballot; Alan Keyes, and two candidates who have withdrawn from the race; Gary Bauer and Steve Forbes.[

Local-Primary]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-49 1:48:55]
[GRAPHIC=Va Primary]


Voter turnout has been slow, but steady all day.
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[Take Pinnacle 1000]
This afternoon Roanoke and Salem reported around eight percent of eligible voters had gone to the polls .. about 12 percent in Roanoke County.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


But could turnout have been higher?
Democrats and Independents say yes -- if voters didn't have to pledge allegiance to the Republican party.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is at the Fishburn Park polling place in Roanoke tonight with more on the pledge predicament.
[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=219-Scott/Goldberg;]
[SUPER=205-Roanoke]


Keith ... election officers at polling places ... and local registrars ... tell us they've been hearing complaints all day.
Especially from Democrats and Independents voting in this open primary.
Most realize the pledge isn't legally binding ... but still, it's been called intimidating -- something that could scare voters away from the polls.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke]
[SUPER=201-Stephen Vassar/Voter;]
[SUPER=201-Clayton Biller/Voter;]
[SUPER=201-Dorothy Walker/Voter]
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[OUT Q=Republican establishment]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=natsound]

((NATS: SOMEONE SIGNING PLEDGE))
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[OUT Q=]


It's just a promise.
And it's one you're free to break.
But signing a pledge that says you'll only participate in the Republican party's nominating process ... wasn't too popular in Roanoke's Wasena District.
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[SOT 4:34:20]
[IN Q=i don't]

((REGINA VASSAR/VOTER: I DON'T LIKE IT. I THINK IT'S INTIMIDATING.))
[RUNS=02]
[OUT Q=INTIMIDATING]
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[SOT 4:33:21]
[IN Q=there's no need]

((STEPHEN VASSAR/VOTER: THERE'S NO NEED TO BE AFRAID OF A CROSSOVER. IF THE DEMOCRATS WANT TO VOTE, FINE, LET 'EM COME IN AND VOTE.))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=COME IN AND VOTE]


In this heavy Democrat and Independent district ... crossover votes could help John McCain and hurt George Bush.
Clayton Biller was one of those crossing over.
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[SOT 4:38:18]
[IN Q=i got]

((CLAYTON BILLER: I GOT SOMEBODY I DON'T WANT ELECTED AND I'M VOTING AGAINST HIM. Scott Goldberg: Would that be George Bush? BILLER: MMMM-HMMM.))
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[OUT Q=MMMM-HMMMM]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=natsound]

((nats: from south roanoke))
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[OUT Q=]


In Republican stronghold South Roanoke ... where Bush is a big favorite ... the pledge wasn't as big an issue.
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[SOT 1:33:04]
[IN Q=i'm not going ]

((DOROTHY WALKER/VOTER: I'M NOT GOING TO CROSS OVER IN THE GENERAL ELECTION, SO IT DOESN'T BOTHER ME.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=BOTHER ME]
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[SOT 1:39:23]
[IN Q=YEAH]

((GWEN GOODMAN: YEAH, I VOTED FOR BUSH.))
[RUNS=01]
[OUT Q=FOR BUSH]


Here, crossing over isn't so popular. [republican literature table]
Neither is voting for a candidate who doesn't have the backing of Virginia's Republican establishment.
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[SUPER=205-Roanoke]
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[Double Boxes=Scott/Microwave & Ellen/Starlink]


[GOP-Primary]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:24:37]
[GRAPHIC=VA GOP Primary]




[Double Boxes=Scott/Microwave & Ellen/Starlink]



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[SUPER=201-Quintin Kendall/Bush Va. Campaign Dir.; :30]
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[OUT Q=affect you.]

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[Double Boxes=Keith & Ellen/Starlink]


[L'burg-Primary]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:44:38]
[GRAPHIC=Va GOP Primary]


If John McCain fails to capture a majority of the vote in Lynchburg and central Virginia, he might chalk it up to the speech in Virginia Beach.
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[VO-NAT]


That's where McCain referred to Reverends Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell as "agents of intolerance" who have distorted his record.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


But voters in Falwell's hometown today say while McCain's comments may have bothered them, it didn't affect they way they voted.
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[SOT 17:42:10//17:38:04]
[IN Q=Not necessarily]

((DAVE VALENTINE/BUSH SUPPORTER: NOT NECESSARILY, BECAUSE I REALLY DON'T CARE FOR THEM MYSELF, IT'S JUST THAT THEY ARE REPUBLICAN VOTERS AND I THINK HE DOESN'T NEED TO GO OUT TAKING CHEAP SHOTS AT ONE PARTICULAR GROUP OF REPUBLICANS.)) ((WENDELL WALKER/LYNCHBURG GOP CHAIRMAN: IT DOESN'T REFLECT WHAT CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS STAND FOR HERE IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA. EVERYBODY MAY NOT SUPPORT THE JERRY FALWELLS OR THE PAT ROBERTSONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH, BUT CERTAINLY I THINK THE PRINCIPLES THEY STAND ON ARE THE SAME PRINCIPLES THIS COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED AND BUILT UPON.))
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[SUPER=01-Wendell Walker/Lynchburg GOP Chairman; :12]
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[OUT Q=and built upon.]
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[VO-NAT]


Walker says a number of people told him they hadn't planned on voting until they heard McCain blast Falwell yesterday.. and that prompted them to go out and support George W. Bush.
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[Tonight]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VA GOP Primary]


News 7 and CBS will break into programming tonight as soon a winner is projected.
We will pass along updated returns throughout the evening,
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[TAKE FS GFX]
And you can get the latest returns at any time tonight by logging on to our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


She's finally a teenager.
Still ahead, meet a leap year baby who may be wise beyond her years.
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[VO-NAT]


And Life after Layoffs. What happens when it hits several generations of the same family, all at once?
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[COMMERCIAL][Textile-Workers]


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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-54 1:34:01]
[GRAPHIC=Life After Layoffs]


Raising a family can be stressful enough when things are going well.
It's a lot tougher when the only company you've ever worked for goes under.
That's what happened to thousands of textile workers in recent months ... often hitting entire working families at once.
Teresa Hamilton shows us how some are coping in "Life After Layoffs".
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[IN Q=Without God]
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[IN Q=Without God]

((WITHOUT GOD ON MY SIDE, I GUESS I PROBABLY WOULD'VE ALREADY HAD A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN BY NOW.))
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[OUT Q= by now.]


Robin Hairston's stress level is off the scale.
Both she and her husband, Mark, lost their jobs at Tultex.
And, it gets worse.
Mark's mother, father AND brother also work at Tultex and are just days away from losing their jobs.
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[in q=You know]

((YOU KNOW, I KNEW THAT ONE DAY EVENTUALLY IT WOULD HAPPEN BUT I NEVER EVER DREAMED IT WOULD HAPPEN LIKE IT DID.))
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[OUT Q= like it did.]


Neither Robin nor Mark have found jobs... and often wonder how they're going to provide for their two children and infant grandson, who ALL live at home.
And while their 19- year old daughter is working.
Their savings are gone-- and unemployment only goes so far.
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[in q=The house]

(( THE HOUSE PAYMENT WOULD PROBABLY BE ABOUT A THIRD OF WHAT WE GET TOGETHER IN UNEMPLOYMENT. ))
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[out q=in unemployment.]


Their church and the Salvation Army have helped out... but the most stressful part is knowing they don't have health insurance. [TAKE STAND UP]
Making ends meet is tough enough... but often times the lack of health insurance creates even bigger problems. [end stand up]
Mary Minter worked at Tultex for 14- years.
And, like the Hairstons, is deeply concerned about losing her family's health insurance.
Just days after she was laid off-- her husband had major surgery.
And, then there are other worries.
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[in q=I've got]

((I'VE GOT TO RETIRE ONE OF THESE DAYS SO I'VE GOT TO GET A JOB TO GET SOME FUNDS IN THERE.))
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[OUT Q= in there.]


Minter's two sons and brother also worked at Tultex but so far, only one of them has found a job.
Living on unemployment has also been challenging.
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[in q=It's unreliable]

((IT'S UNRELIABLE, I MEAN YOU DON'T KNOW IF YOU'RE GOING TO GET IT, YOU HOPE YOU'RE GOING TO GET IT WHEN YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO AND THEN YOU'RE BROKE. ))
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[OUT Q= supposed to.]


While working at Tultex Minter got her G-E-D, which should give her an advantage over many co-workers in finding a new job. But for now, Life after Layoffs is still a waiting game. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7. ))
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[Anchor=Keith]
[SS=Hold]


Tomorrow ... We'll meet a Southside man who's found a new job but admits it's a far cry from what he'd hoped for.








[Ecstasy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-07 8:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A half million dollars worth of the drug "ecstasy" was delivered to a home in Northeast Roanoke last month from Germany.
According to a search warrant affidavit unsealed today in federal court,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

drug enforcement agents recovered the box at 2614 Huntington Boulevard, the home of Angela Drinkard.
German Customs agents intercepted the U-P-S package last month with more than 15-thousand doses of ecstasy. It bore a phony return address in Dusseldorf. Agents arranged for a controlled delivery to the Huntington Boulevard address.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Neither Drinkard nor the prosecutor in the case could be reached for further details.[Stocks]


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Stocks gained across the board today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow closed 90 points higher. NASDAQ jumped to another record ... up 119.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia has sued Publishers Clearing House, alleging the company dupes people out of millions of dollars with deceptive sweepstakes offers.
Close to 30 other states have already filed similar suits.
Company officials are not yet commenting on the suit.

[Leap-Year]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=99-51 1:32:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If Flo Scott says she still feels like a teenager, it's because- -in a way- -she is.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Scott is celebrating her 13th LEAP YEAR birthday.
She was shy about giving us her age...but you can figure it out.
She managed to keep her birthday a secret from her co- workers at Mill Mountain Coffee and Tea.
But her mother tipped US off.
Though her actual birthday rolls around only every four years, Scott says she gladly accepts gifts on February 28th or March first.
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[SOT 10:27:46]
[IN Q=It's kind of]

((FLO SCOTT/LEAP YEAR BABY: IT'S KIND OF LIKE, UP TO MY HUSBAND AND THE KIDS. I KIND OF GO EITHER WAY, WHICHEVER WORKS GOOD FOR THEM. OR, WE CAN DO BOTH...THAT'LL WORK. )).
[SUPER=01-Flo Scott/Leap Year Baby;]
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[OUT Q=that'll work.]
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[VO-NAT]


In addition to giving her a shiny, black Monte Carlo, Scott's husband is taking her to her first hockey game tonight.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, I'll have an update on Indians' manager Charlie Manuel, who had emergency surgery last night in Florida. Sparky Anderson is finally headed to the Hall of Fame.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Express hopes to continue its trend of outscoring the Checkers tonight. The latest on when one of their top gunners will be back on the ice is coming right up.
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[S-Manuel]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-52 13748tc]
[GRAPHIC=MANUEL]


Former Roanoke County resident Charlie Manuel is resting comfortably this afternoon in a private room after having to undergo emergency colon surgery last night. The first year Cleveland Indians manager, who is a graduate of Parry McCluer high school, was diagnosed with diverticulitis last night and had to have eight inches of his colon removed.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-John Hart/Indians General Manager; :00]
[RUNS=1:04]
[OUT Q=...as a manager."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=MANUEL]


Manuel who is 56, has had two heart attacks and he underwent open heart surgery in 1998.[S-SPARKY]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[NEWSCAST=SIX]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-58 TC 1:20:28]
[GRAPHIC=REDS]


The Cincinnati Reds will be well represented in this years class of inductees to the baseball hall of fame.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB;]


Manager Spark Anderson will be the 16th manager inducted but he's the only one to have won world series in both leagues.
With the Reds he won titles in 1975 and '76.
In '84 he won the World Series with Detroit.
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[anchor=mike]
[ss=hold]


Former Reds first baseman Tony Perez, current Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman and 19th century second baseman Bid McPhee also will be inducted. Negro leagues star Turkey Stearns also recieved the honor.

[S-Cantu]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-56 1:34:04]
[GRAPHIC=Express/checkers]


The Express battles Northeast Division rival Charlotte tonight at the Round House at seven. Roanoke is 3-0 and 1 against the Checkers and has outscored them 15 to 6 this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Speaking of offense, goal scorer Kris Cantu is scheduled to return to action next Tuesday against Greensboro after missing over nine weeks with a broken ankle.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I've never]
[SUPER=01-Kris Cantu/Express Left Wing; :00]

((KRIS CANTU/EXPRESS LEFT WING:I'VE NEVER BROKEN A BONE IN MY BODY BEFORE THIS. IT'S TAKEN 24 YEARS. YOU JUST NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN. YOU JUST TRY AND GO OUT AND PLAY HARD AND THEN SOMETHING LIKE THAT HAPPENS I'M JUST GONNA TRY MY BEST COMING BACK, GET INTO SHAPE AS QUICKLY AS I CAN AND PICK UP WHERE I LEFT OFF AND HOPEFULLY BRING A LOT TO THIS TABLE FOR THIS TEAM.))
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...for this team"]
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-60 tc 40:37]
[GRAPHIC=Redskins]


A key to Redskins' success will be back next season. Washington signed defensive end Marco Coleman to a six year 30 million dollar contract today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/September 12, 1999;]


Coleman recorded six and a half sacks last season and emerged as a defensive team leader for the Skins.
Next season he'll move from right to left end to accomdate the arrival of Bruce Smith.
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[S-Sydney]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-57 1:49:50]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA tournament]


Hampden-Sydney makes it's fourth straight NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament appearance March fourth against the winner of Maryville and Savanna College of Art and Design.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/1999 NCAA D-III Championship; :00]


The Tigers have a first round bye, putting them one win away from the round of 16. Sydney lost in the national championship last year at the Salem Civic Center.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Each]
[SUPER=01-Jeremy Harris/Hampden-Sydney Senior Center; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chris Fox/Hampden-Sydney Senior Guard; :20]

((JEREMY HARRIS/HAMPDEN-SYDNEY SENIOR CENTER:EACH YEAR WE'VE BEEN HERE WE'VE GONE AT LEAST ONE STEP FURTHER. AND WE HAD A LOT OF GREAT LEADERS LAST YEAR THAT TOOK US PRETTY FAR. AND JUST PLAYING IN IT LAST YEAR CAN HELP US OUT TREMENDOUSLY FOR THIS YEAR.)) ((CHRIS FOX/HAMPDEN-SYDNEY GUARD: WE DEFINITELY CAN'T WORRY ABOUT LAST YEAR BECAUSE THIS IS A BRAND NEW TEAM WITH A LOT OF NEW FACES WE'VE GOT A LOT OF FRESHMAN THAT ARE PLAYING REAL WELL FOR US RIGHT NOW SO WE JUST GOT TO KEEP IT GOING RIGHT NOW AND STEP IT UP ANOTHER LEVEL BECAUSE WE ARE GOING TOT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT WHERE EVERYONE'S GOOD.))
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[OUT Q=....everyone's good"]
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[S-Preps]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=TOURNEY TIME]


The high school regionals open tonight all over the state. The Region three tourney is being played at the Salem Civic Center. While Region C, Region Four and the Northwest Regional games are being played at high school sites. We'll have plenty of highlights for you tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=VR7]
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In a little over half an hour - Virginia's primary is history.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon takes a look at what you can expect on that on News 7 tonight.
[Live=Jean Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1]


Keith, the leading Republican candidates may already be looking past Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


But George W- Bush and John McCain - both campaigning in other states today - realize there's a lot at stake in Virginia, including the largest number of delegates going to one candidate so far.
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[Live=Jean Full/Newsroom]


Tonight at 11 - we'll have today's primary results with live reports and reaction from Richmond and the Roanoke Valley.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]

Plus the latest on the other primaries taking place today. Keith?


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[AM-6Promo]
He's one of the lucky ones, but it's hardly the life he wants.
As many laid-off textile workers look for new jobs, meet one who succeeded .. at a price to himself and his family.
Life after layoffs ... tonight on News 7 at 6.