[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


The lines are big- so are the dreams for tonights BIG game jackpot- The story and numbers coming up-
Computer users be warned the love bug is biting even stronger.
14 people rescued after ten days at sea.
And holey moley - we'll show you in tonight's video of the day.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



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[VO-NAT]


Who wants to be a millionaire?
Thousands line up for a chance at the second-biggest lottery jackpot of all-time.
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[Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-18 TC11:53]
[GRAPHIC=Big Game]


What would you do with 230 million dollars?
That's what's up for grabs in the Big Game lottery.
And as Joy Sutton reports many people are forking over big bucks for a chance to be a millionaire.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Mark Colley]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Karen Thornhill/Clerk;]
[SUPER=01-Ray Adkins/Big Game Player;]
[SUPER=01-Ronnie Richburg/Big Game Player; ]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]

(( Mark Colley isn't one of the big spenders -- he's only buying one ticket.
But he says that one ticket might be the winner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:24:20]
[IN Q=I'm just going]

((MARK COLLEY:I'M JUST GOING TO PLAY MY ONE DOLLAR. EVERY GAME I PLAY ONE DOLLAR)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=one dollar]
(///// SOT /////)
[ NAT SOT]
[IN Q=]
((NAT SOT AT COUNTER))

[RUNS03]
[OUT Q=]


Clerks at the Texaco Foodmart on Brambleton Avenue say in one day they've sold more than 1700 dollars worth of tickets -- they've even had to create a separate line for those buying big game tickets.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:27:41]
[IN Q=The past week]

((KAREN THORNHILL/CLERK: THE PAST WEEK HAS BEEN REALLY BUSY. PEOPLE HAVE BEEN COMING IN HERE GETTING LIKE 102 DOLLARS OR 200 DOLLARS WORTH. IT'S REALLY REALLY BUSY)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=really busy]


But why play if the odds are stacked against you?
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:19:00]
[IN Q=It goes to a good]

((RAY ADKINS: IT GOES TO A GOOD CAUSE. IF I LOSE MY TEN DOLLARS, WELL, YOU CAN'T WIN UNLESS YOU TRY)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=unless you try]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:16:26]
[IN Q=It's a better ]

((L.C MILLER: IT'S A BETTER CHANCE THAN IF YOU DON'T BUY A TICKET)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=buy a ticket]


The big game jackpot also has some North Carolinians flocking across the border into Virginia.
[SOT 15:22:02]

((HOW MANY TICKETS ARE YOU BUYING? RONNIE RICHBURG/BIG GAME PLAYER: 470 BUYING IT FOR OUR WHOLE ORGANIZATION. OUR COMPANY BARBERS CHEVROLET OLDS. ARE YOU THAT DETERMINED TO WIN. WE ARE GOING TO WIN YOU BETTER BELIEVE WE ARE.))
For the winner -- the challenge will be what to do with all the cash.
But many say that's the easy part.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
[WIPE TO WINNING NUMBERS]

[Numbers]


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



(XXXXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
And here they are-- the winning numbers... 6, 8, 16, 32, 30 and the gold money ball was 26
We'll show these numbers again and tonight's Virginia lottery numbers later in the newscast.
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[Bus-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-09 TC2:03:46]
[GRAPHIC=School Bus Accident]


It was suppose to be a field trip to the Danville Science Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


But for these fourth and fifth graders from Albert Harris Intermediate in Martinsville, it turned into a disaster.

Rescue teams took at least 16 students to the hospital with minor injuries. The bus driver says he did everything he could when a car pulled in front of him.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 4:34:59]
[IN Q=We were just coming]

((LAMONT BROWN/BUS DRIVER: BLOW THE HORN STAND ON THE BREAKS TRY TO STOP AND I COULDN'T. AND THE KIDS THEY WERE SCREAMING AND HOLLERING, YEAH.))
[SOT 4:27:47]

((STACEY EANES/5TH GRADER: WE WERE JUST RIDING ON THE BUS AND ALL OF A SUDDEN WE SAW THIS CAR AND THE NEXT THING WE HEAR--A BUNCH OF SCRAPING AND BUMPING AND THEN WE ALL SCREAMED BECAUSE WE FELL FORWARD.))
[SUPER=01-Lamont Brown/Bus Driver; :00]
[SUPER=01-Stacey Eanes/5th Grader; :10]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=we fell forward.]
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Authorities have cited the driver of the car, 60 year old Alton Morris of Danville for failing to yield the right of way.
Morris was slightly injured.
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[Raft-Rescue]


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


The quest to come to America is seen once again off the coast of Florida.
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[VO-NAT time code 20:10:15]
[SUPER=03-Near Miami, FL]


At least 14 people were found floating on a raft in the waters off the coast of Miami.
12 men and 2 women were found, all suffering from dehydration.
Four are in critical condition.
A survivor reportedly told authorities they had been at sea for ten days and were without food for eight.
According to the so called DRY FEET rule, these survivors, should they be from Cuba, would be eligible for permanent parole as long as they have no criminal record or disease.
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[Air-Bags]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Air Bags]


We've all seen those test dummies used in crash tests- Now automakers will be required to use dummies the size of children and women.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


It's all part of new rules governing air bags-
The government is requiring automakers to install safer air bags- that will protect people of all sizes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:50]
[IN Q=]

((RODNEY SLATER/TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: OUR GOAL IS TO SEE THE TRAFFIC FATALITIES DECREASE EVEN FURTHER. OUR EFFORTS ARE DESIGNED TO SAVE LIVES.))
[SUPER=01-Rodney Slater/Secretary of Transportation;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=TO SAVE LIVES.]
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[VO-NAT]


The new rules will require automakers to reduce air bag risks, by either having vehicles automatically turn off the air bag in the presence of children- or by deploying the bag with less force.
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[Philpott-Lake]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-59 TC1:53:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A government agency is dropping plans to find a new location for a marina at Philpott Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./January 21]


After Twin Ridge Marina burned down last winter, the Army Corps of Engineers had looked at seven other sites for a new one.
Many residents were against the idea.
And the Corps now says those other sites just won't work.
So, it's going to look for someone to develop the Twin Ridge location, after the current lease expires next year.

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[Goode]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-06 TC1:15:02]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


Independent Congressman Virgil Goode has had a change of opinion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/April 12; ]


Goode now says he will consider returning campaign donations from Democrats.
That's if they write a letter requesting their donation back and stating a reason why.
Goode was a lifelong Democrat who left his party in January.
Fifth District Democrats asked that he give back money he took from Democrats.
One of his first refund checks went to a Danville librarian.
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[Voting-Machine]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC12:16]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


Some votes were missing in Tuesday night's Mayoral race count.
Ralph Smith still won the election. But Mac McCadden and David Bowers came closer than they thought... by 100 votes apiece.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This afternoon the city registrar took three of the Precinct Officers and a member of the electoral board to Eureka Park to double check one of the voting machines.
They had to break the seal on the machine, re-open it and re-read the totals.
The registrar knew something was wrong here, because the vote totals turned in Tuesday night were 200 votes shy of the number of people who actually showed up to vote at Eureka Park.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:49:45]
[IN Q=When it was read]

((WHEN IT WAS READ TO US THAT NIGHT, IT WAS READ TO US INCORRECTLY. THEY JUST MISSED THE HUNDREDS PLACE ON THE MACHINE.))
[SUPER=01-Stark Jones/Precinct Officer]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=on the machine.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Add 100 votes to Bowers' and McCadden's totals, and the corrected results show McCadden came within FIVE-hundred-35 votes of winning the race.
[SUPER=04-Tuesday]


After all Eureka Park is McCadden's home precinct. Maybe he'll feel better about his second-place showing, knowing he got ONE HUNDRED-53 votes here... not just 53.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


If the love-bug didn't bite your computer, some copy-cats might.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, get a look at the Grand Opening of Valley View Grande.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=Mst]
[TAPE#=sports preview]
[GRAPHIC=none]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=HEY FOLKS]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=THE BIG 7]

((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens in the New 7 sports office with Wrath action from Victory Stadium. Nascar qualifying and Busch results from the Richmond International Raceway. Plus, Tech's Cory Bird say whats up! The Steam looks to avoid a controversy. And the Mac daddy goes toe to toe with Junior tonight on the Big 7.))

[Love-Bug]


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


If you're getting on your computer this weekend- Beware. The Love Bug has struck again.
Cupid's arrow is now travelling under several different names- and it hasn't just hit personal computers- but classified computers at the defense department as well.
Jim Axelrod reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; 00quick!]
[SUPER=01-Christine Iverson/Congressional Staffer; 07 quick]
[SUPER=01-Jim Axelrod/Reporting; 54]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=New York.]

((WHILE DELETING THE VIRUS ON CAPITOL HILL.. THIS STAFFER WAS SAYING WHAT PEOPLE WORLD WIDE ARE THINKING. CHRISTINE IVERSON/CONGRESSIONAL STAFFER/ its a major pain in the butt not to have e-mail.. WITH THE VIRUS STILL CLOGGING E-MAIL SYSTEMS.. MOST BUT NOT ALL HEEDED THE WARNINGS. 4 CLASSIFIED DEFENSE DEPARTMENT COMPUTERS WERE INFECTED.. INCLUDING ONE AT THE SUPER SECRET NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY.. ALTHOUGH THE GOVERNMENT CLAIMS NO MAJOR DAMAGE. CLINTON first of all.. weve been very fortunate that the government has fared well here.
THIS VIRUS IS NOW TRAVELING UNDER AS MANY AS 8 DIFFERENT .. ENTICING NAMES.. INCLUDING JOKE.. AND .. MOTHERS DAY GIFT... MAKING THIS COMPUTER-CRIPPLER HARDER TO CONTAIN. JOHN HUFFSTUTLER/CBS.COMIm already seeing it showing itself.. i just cleaned this server no more than half an hour ago.. and its back. JOHN HUFFSTUTLER HELPS RUN THE COMPUTERS FOR THE CBS NEW MEDIA COMPANIES. COMPUTERS THAT HAD UP TO 20-000 STILL IMAGES ERASED. AUDIO AND VISUAL FILES SEEM TO BE A FAVORITE TARGET FOR THE VIRUS. WHAT SECURITY EXPERTS HAVE ON THEIR DRAWING BOARDS RIGHT NOW.. IS NEXT GENERATION OF ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE.. THAT WOULD IDENTIFY A VIRUS.. DEVELOP AND DEPLOY A CURE.. ALL WITHIN HALF AN HOUR. AT THIS POINT.. ITS STILL ONE TO TWO YEARS AWAY. JIM AXELROD, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[Moonshiner]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC21:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Franklin County family is caught in the middle of the government's crackdown on bootleggers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Rodney James is a father of three.
[SUPER=04-October 1998;]

He was caught making moonshine in the family shed two years ago. Now, the federal government is taking their house.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:58:29]
[SOT 12:35:59]
[IN Q=There was an illegal]

((SHARON BURNHAM/FEDERAL PROSECUTOR: THERE WAS AN ILLEGAL STILL ON THE PROPERTY AND SECOND WE BELIEVE THE PROPERTY WAS PURCHASED WITH DIRTY MONEY. ANN JAMES/MOONSHINER'S WIFE: I LOVE MY HUSBAND. I LOVE MY CHILDREN AND THEY LOVE THEIR DADDY. NOW BECAUSE OF SOMETHING HE DID NOW WE ALL HAVE TO PAY FOR IT. THE JUDGE MIGHT AS WELL HAVE TAKEN MY CHILDREN AND SAID HEY YOU'RE GOING TO JAIL.))
[SUPER=01-Sharon Burnham/Federal Prosecutor;]
[SUPER=01-Ann James/Moonshiner's Wife;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=going to jail]
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[VO-NAT]

Prosecutors say the Jameses could have called or written a letter saying they paid for the house cleanly. Now have little more than a month to get out.
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[Tourism-Boycott]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-05 TC1:13:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Governor Jim Gilmore says he does NOT need the help of the nation's only elected black governor.
Not yet at least.
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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore is publicly turning down former governor Doug Wilder's offer to help mediate this coming Wednesday.
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.]


Gilmore says he'd rather meet with the N-double-A-C-P alone.
The civil rights group is threatening a Virginia tourism boycott.
That's unless Gilmore refuses to declare another Confederate History Month for the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
One political analyst calls it a NO-win situation.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:48:59]
[IN Q=Activist groups]

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: ACTIVIST GROUPS ON RIGHT OR LEFT TEND TO BE ALL OR NOTHING. YOU CAN DO 99 PERCENT OF THE THINGS THEY WANT. BUT IF YOU TURN ON THEM ON ONE ITEM, THAT'S ENOUGH TO PUT YOU INTO THE CORNER WITH THE DUNCE CAP ON. AND THAT'S WHAT GILMORE HAS TO FEAR. HE COULD END UP WITH TWO DUNCE CAPS.))
[sot 10:31:53]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL THAT KIND OF THING IS OUT OF MY HANDS. I CAN'T STOP PEOPLE FROM DOING DESTRUCTIVE OR COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE THINGS. WHAT I CAN DO IS TRY TO BE VERY PRODUCTIVE AND INCLUSIVE MYSELF.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst; :00]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; :21]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=inclusive myself.]
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=None]


Professor Sabato says even if Gilmore convinces Virginians he's taken a reasonable stand -- he could, quoting now, "take a paste-ing in the national media."

[SOL-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC01:27]
[GRAPHIC=SOL's]


Glenvar High School's gymnasium filled with students rallying for their school.. but it wasn't a sports event that brought them there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


They were protesting the Standards of Learning tests.
Delegate Dick Cranwell was the featured speaker.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 0:42:12 ]
[IN Q=The Best 100]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- VINTON: THE BEST 100 IN THE U.S., VIRGINIA SCORED 10 FOR THE TOP 100 AND I BELIEVE NOT A SINGLE ONE OF THOSE 10 PASSED THE S.O.L.'S. WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?))
[SUPER=01-Del. Dick Cranwell/(D) Vinton;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=with this picture?]
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[VO-NAT]


Mary Akers was one of two freshmen who organized the event.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:00:11 ]
[IN Q=I think]

((MARY AKERS/FRESHMAN: I THINK THEY NEED TO GO BACK AND EDIT THE TESTS AND SEE WHAT THEY NEED TO GET IN THE TEXTBOOKS AND SEE WHAT ARE IN THE TEXBOOKS AND WHAT'S BEING TAUGHT. AND I THINK THEY NEED TO LOOK INTO THE SCHOOLS AND LOOK AT WHAT THEY'RE TEACHING AND HOW THEY'RE TEACHING.))
[SUPER=01-Mary Akers/Freshman;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=how they're teaching.]
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[VO-NAT]


The students next plan to send a petition to state school officials.
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[Harris]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new contract is in the works between the Roanoke City School Board and Superintedent Wayne Harris.
The school board has scheduled a news conference Tuesday morning.
Harris' contract doesn't expire for another year, but he and the board have been negotiating for several weeks... and they have apparently come to terms on a new agreement.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7, Virginia Tech and the Audubon Quartet split up.
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[VO-NAT]


And forget fires, dry weather is causing problems below ground.
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[Audubon-Quartet]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC33:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia Tech's internationally know Audubon Quartet has hit a sour note.. and the university is dumping the musicians.
(//////SOT/////)

[NATSOUND: AUDUBON QUARTET] ((NATSOUND: AUDUBON QUARTET.))
[RUNS=:02]
[OUTQ=Nat-Music]
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[VO-NAT]


Virginia Tech has suspended its relationship with the artists-in-residence ... at least until they resolve their differences.
The group has been embroiled in bitter court battle, ever since its first violinist was fired by the others.
Tech officials say the musicians can't perform at a high level until they resolve their problems.
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[Sink-hole]


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


The dry weather in Florida is causing more than a fire threat.
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[VO-NAT 20:12:40]
[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Orange Co., FL]


Check this out- a giant sink hole just off an expressway near Orlando.
This sink hole started out at about four feet- and grew to 40-feet overnight.
Sinkholes are cavity's in limestone below the earth's surface.
The extremely dry weather makes the roof of the cavity more prone to caving in-
Today workmen were putting barricades around this huge hole.
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[Super=X5043 (clears FX)]



[NEw-Theater]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=00-17 TC15:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Where can you get take in 16 different movies, all under one roof?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Valley View Grande opened it's doors today, and moviegoers were impressed with what they saw.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[5:37:29]
[IN Q=I'm excited]

((RYAN HUGHES/ MOVIEGOER: I'M EXCITED. IT THINK THIS IS A REALLY COOL LOOKING THEATER. WHEN YOU SEE IT FROM THE STREET, IT IS JUST REALLY INVITING FOR EVERYBODY.))
[SUPER=01-Ryan Hughes/Moviegoer]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=looking theatre]
[VO-NAT]
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The cinema is one of the largest in the state.
The stadium seating is only one of the many attractions this theater brings.
There's also a concession stand that sells pizza and cappuccinos.
And lets not forget the opening-week special.
[SOT]

[5:36:20]
[IN Q= I understand]

((I UNDERSTAND THAT THE FREE POPCORN ALL WEEK IS GOING TO DRAW A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE))
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q= people here]
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[VO-NAT]


The new theater cost 10 million dollars to build.
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[S-Extra]


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


Everything from Wrath to Steam to NASCAR action in Richmond to Tech football is on the way tonight. But first in the Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Cincinnati, OH/MLB-Reds; :00]

Mark McGwire and Ken Griffey Junior met tonight in Cincinnati for teh first time since Junior moved over from the American League. They would not disapoint as McGwire hit the longest homer in the history of Riverfront Stadium - a 473 foot bomb. But Griffey would come through with his own magic hitting the game winning homerun in the 6th inning. The Reds win it 3-to-2. Not the rest of your ball park figures.
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[GO TO SCORES]
[SUPER=#556]
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[SUPER=0091-/Baltimore/10/j/New York/12////Cleveland/10/j/Toronto/11///;]
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[SUPER=0103-/Detroit/2/j/Colorado/4//Avs Win Series 4-1//Dallas/3//San Jose/3/3//;]
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[SUPER=0096-/Seattle/93/j/Utah/96//Jazz Wins 3-2//Sacramento/20//Los Angeles/31/2//; ]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-Wrath]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-71 851TC]
[GRAPHIC=WRATH]

We begin down at Victory Stadium where the Roanoke Wrath returned home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wilmington vs. Roanoke; :00]

The public relations folks launched some souvenirs into the stands to their faithful fans. But Wilmington refused to show any love for the home team. After going on top 1-to-nothing the Hammerheads would make it two to nothing as the corner kick in front of the armory is headed in by Jason Hotchkin. It's two to nothing Wilmington in the first half. The Wrath would rally though by cutting the lead to 2-to-1 and by tightening up the defense. Goalie Danny Britton stops a flurry of activity in front of the net.
[SUPER=34-Wilmington/2/Roanoke/1 ;]

The Wrath would come close a couple of more times but Wilmington wins it tonight 2-to-1. Roanoke is now 0-and-3 on the season.
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-65 39:41]
[GRAPHIC=Steam]

The Roanoke Steam finally plays its first home game of the season tonight against Tulsa at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Al Clark and Will Burch are the team's two quarterbacks. Their styles are different but they are both chasing the same thing, the starting position.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Clark has struggled at times. The team is OH and 3 but the former Virginia Tech standout feels his game is improving.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="i think]
[SUPER=01-Al Clark/Steam Quarterback; :00]

((AL CLARK/STEAM QUARTERBACK:))
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=...same level"]
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[VO-NAT]

Burch came off the bench in the Steam's last game and nearly won it, but he won't talk about a quarterback controversy.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="i don't]

((WILL BURCH/STEAM BACK UP QUARTERBACK:))
[SUPER=01-Will Burch/Steam Back Up Quarterback; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=basically...."]
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[S-Busch]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-60 12207]
[GRAPHIC=BUSCH]


The Busch Grand National Cars raced in the Hardees 250 last night in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/espn2; :00]

Pole sitter and series points leader Jeff Green would mange to avoid these types of incidents last night and hold off Matt Kenseth for his first win of the season. Green celebrated by ripping a doughnut in the Raceway grass. It's his first ever win at Richmond and the fifth of his career.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-70 755TC]
[GRAPHIC=RICHMOND]


Before last night's Busch Grand National event the Winston Cup drivers took a spin around the track during qualifying for their big race at the track this evening.
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The Cup drivers began qualifying at 5:30 yesterday afternoon. Tony Stewart was one of the fastest cars in the early going as he went out and grabbed the provisional pole with a lap at 123 point 581 miles an hour. He won here last Fall. The third from the last driver out was Geoffrey Bodine, who is making his comeback after almost getting killed in a truck race at Daytona back in February. Bodine almost won the pole in the Power Team Chevy. He ended up with the fourth fastest lap of the evening. The next to last car on the track turned out to be the fastest. Rusty Wallace, driving the same Ford, in which he won the pole with at Martinsville, scorched the Richmond International Raceway to claim his 29th career pole. Now your top 25.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Rusty Wallace/124.740/2. Steve Park//3. Mike Skinner//4. Geoffrey Bodine//5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Ricky Rudd//7. Tony Stewart//8. Wally Dallenbach//9. Bobby Labonte//10. Bill Elliott//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Mark Martin//12. John Andretti//13. Ward Burton//14. Ricky Craven//15. Jeff Gordon//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Kenny Wallace//17. Joe Nemechek//18. Dale Jarrett//19. Stacy Compton//20. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Sterling Marlin//22. Jimmy Spencer//23. Johnny Benson//24. Bobby Hamilton//25. Kenny Irwin//;]
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Jeff Burton was 29th, Dale Earnhardt 31st, Rick Mast 39th, DW 42nd and Elliott Sadler 43rd.

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The Utah Jazz has advanced in the NBA playoffs.
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Last night in game five of their series with the Sonics, the Jazz were able to pull out a 96-to-93 win thanks in part to the retiring Jeff Hornacek who made sure his career would go at least one more series.
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He scored 13 points much to the delight of his daughter.
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Last week at this time the Hokies were getting ready to close out spring practice.
But until August, the practice will be limited to pumping iron. And Steve Mason says no one lights up the weight room like Cory Bird.
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[SUPER=01-Cory Bird/12 Tackles for Loss Last Season; :40]
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[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:03]
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((Cory Moore, John Engleberger, Ike Charlton, Anthony Migdet, Carl Bradley, just three of eight starters from last year that, today, are with NFL teams. Cory Bird more than holds his own in this elite company. ((BUD FOSTER:)) ((nat sound:))
Bird is so quiet, an introduction is sometimes necessary. He was second on the team in tackles last season with 74 and posted six sacks in relative obscurity. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) Cory tied Larry Austin for the top hustle award in the spring. He is one of 11 solid first stringers busy getting to know the back ups that will play a crucial role this season. ((:)) Bird should be Virginia Tech's top NFL prospect next season. Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))