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Coming up on News 7-
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The racing world is stunned after Adam Petty dies in a crash today-
Tonight we'll hear from race fans in this area.
Winds are helping as the fires burn in New Mexico.
And they're pulling in cash for a cause in today's heat.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus Robin with the weekend forecast.

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[VO-NAT]


A promising young racer's career is cut short
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[Petty]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[GRAPHIC=ADAM PETTY]


The NASCAR community was rocked again today.
Up and coming driving star Adam Petty was killed in a wreck in preparation for tomorrow's Busch Grand National event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/This Afternoon; :00]

The 19 year old's Busch Grand National car crashed into the outside wall during practice at Loudon, New Hampshire. Rescue workers had to cut Adam out of the car by removing the roof. He was then airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was soon pronounced dead of head trauma.
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Monday;]

Earlier this week, Adam was in Charlotte testing during an open practice session for the upcoming events at the Lowe's Motor Speedway. He was excited about having the opportunity to race against his dad, Kyle, in the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend.
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[Local-React]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
In Roanoke, Petty's fans flocked to stores hoping to pick-up a memento of the 19 year -old that many say had a promising future in racing.
Joy Sutton has that part of the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=David Harmon]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Harmon/Adam Petty Fan; :22]
[SUPER=01-Brooks Duncan/Adam Petty Fan; ::45]
[SUPER=01-Ray Turpin/Racing Fan; 1:04]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:08]
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[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]

(( David Harmon nabbed one of the few remaining dycast models of Adam Petty's former racing car from Nascar Thunder at Valley View Mall.
Harmon says he wants to buy as much as he can -- since he will never get to watch Petty race again.
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[SOT 3:14]
[IN Q=I've been watching]

((DAVID HARMON/PETTY FAN: I'VE BEEN WATCHING ADAM PETTY FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS AND HE LOOKED LIKE A REALLY GOOD DRIVER. HE HAD SOME ROUGH TIMES, A LOT OF WRECKS. HE DIDN'T DO SO GOOD. BUT HE WAS REALLY GOING TO BE AN UP AND COMING DRIVER, I FEEL LIKE HIS FATHER, HIS GRANDFATHER, HE WAS GOING TO BE ONE THE NEXT CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVERS)) [RUNS 22]
[OUT Q=championship drivers]


Harmon wasn't the only fan -- hoping to purchase a piece of history -- so was 12 year old Brooks Duncan.
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[SOT10:04]
[IN Q=I saw him]

((BROOKS DUNCAN/PETTY FAN: I SAW HIM AT THE RICHMOND BUSCH RACE. IT WAS HIS LAST BUSCH RACE AND WHEN I SAW, I WAS ON AOL AND I WAS JUST SHOCKED... IT'S SAD)) [RUNS 11]
[OUT Q=it's sad]


As some watched the news on the television-- they wondered how something like this could happen to such a young a driver.
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[SOT 1:23]
[IN Q=I was really suprised]

((RAY TURPIN: I WAS REALLY SURPRISED. I REALLY WAS. I THOUGHT THEY HAD ALL THE SAFETY STUFF IN , BUT YOU NEVER KNOW THE WAY HE HIT)) [RUNS 08]
[OUT Q=he hit]


And although Petty's rise to fame was cut short -- to many of his Roanoke fans he will always be a great driver -- a young man full of potential -- with a winning spirit.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Mike Stevens will have more on Adam Petty's career later in sports.

[Morningside]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Tomorrow will be the third day without air conditioning for more than 100 disabled and elderly people in Roanoke.


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[VO-NAT]
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The air conditioning broke yesterday in Morningside Manor -- a six-story public housing complex.
A temporary fix called a chiller has arrived from North Carolina but won't be running until tomorrow afternoon.
In the meantime the public housing authority has 58 fans for more than 100 residents.
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((POOR MAN ... TELL YOU.))
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[VO-NAT]


Public housing workers will decide Monday whether to replace the broken part or spend 80-thousand-dollars on a new air conditioner.
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[NM-Fires]


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[WRITER=jja]
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Firefighters in Los Alamos are finally getting the break they need- a drop in the wind.
But the wildfire is by no means under control- and 25 thousand people in all have been forced out of their homes.

Manuel Gallegus brings us the latest.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Peterson/U. S. Forest Service; :50]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:09]
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[OUT Q=standard outcue.]
((NAT SOT: TWO-ZERO-TWO-EIGHT:

AT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL --TODAY--ANXIETY TURNED INSTANTLY INTO GRIEF WITH A SIMPLE ANNOUNCEMENT-- THE LIST OF ADDRESSES -- OF LOS ALAMOS HOMES THAT HAD BURNED TO THE GROUND.
NAT SOT: ARE YOU STILL THERE? (SHAKES HEAD NO CRYING...)

FOR BILL AND YVONNE LAUGHLIN .... IT WAS ALMOST TOO MUCH TO HANDLE. THEY LEFT THE ANNOUNCEMENT AT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT TO SEE IT FOR THEMSELVES.
NAT SOT:
EITHER-- I CAN'T BELIEVE IT --- 26 YEARS..............OR//I CAN'T EVEN RECOGNIZE SOME OF THIS STUFF.

WHILE THE LAUGHLINS WERE ALLOWED TO RETURN TO THEIR PROPERTY.... MOST RESIDENTS OF THIS TOWN HAVE BEEN TOLD THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THEIR HOMES FOR AT LEAST A WEEK... BECAUSE IT IS STILL TOO DANGEROUS.... ALTHOUGH THE FIRE IS NO LONGER IS THREATENING HOMES. . SOME ONE-THOUSAND FIREFIGHTERS MEANWHILE HAD MOTHER NATURE ON THEIR SIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DAYS. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND CALMER WIND ALLOWED THEM TO MAKE SOME PROGRESS. JOHN PETERSON/U.S. FOREST SERVICE EVERYBODY TOOK A DEEP BREATH AND SAID 'OH MY GOODNESS-- FINALLY WE GET TO DO WHAT WE'RE SUPPOSED TO DO.' ... DOUSING THE LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB WAS A PART OF THAT EFFORT. LAB AUTHORITIES THERE SAY TRAILERS WERE BURNED, BUT THE FACILITIES MAJOR BUILDINGS AND NUCLEAR STORAGE AREAS WERE UNSCATHED. ))


[Pitts-Fire]


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An electrical problem may have caused a Pittsylvania County sawmill to go up in flames.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


The fire nearly destroyed the Stevens and Sons lumber company in Ringold early this morning.
Owner, Mark Stevens, says it's going to be tough but he plans to rebuild his family business.
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[SOT 1:20:35]
[IN Q=I've struggled and struggled]

((MARK STEVENS/OWNER:I'VE STRUGGLED AND STRUGGLED FOR SO MANY YEARS TO TURN THIS AROUND AND MAKE SOME MONEY AND THEY YOU GET YOUR PROPERTY KNOCKED UNDER YOU BUT WE'LL KEEP GOING.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Stevens/Owner;]
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[OUT Q=we'll keep going.]
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[VO-NAT]


30 firefighters fought the blaze.
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[Stuart-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A new report from the state says safety problems contributed to a fatal fire at the International Paper Company in Stuart.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stuart/November 8, 1999;]


Two men from North Carolina died in the fire last fall at the particle board plant.
A report this week from the state Occupational Safety and Health office found three violations...two serious and one willful.
They include leaving combustible material near a fuel silo, and failing to have a fire prevention plan in place during demolition work.
The state fined the company 82-thousand dollars.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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The census counts. Rules count too-- Jim Gilmore and two census takers found out the hard way.
We'll explain when News 7 Returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And meet one of America's newest millionaires.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=15:07:18]

((WELL WE'RE IN A STUN MODE. WERE HAPPY, GLAD REALLY HUMBLED.))
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[OUT Q=really humbled.]
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[IN Q=First audio....]
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[OUT Q=......big 7."]

(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with a sad look back at the all-too short career of Adam Petty. Roanoke College advances in the NCAA softball regionals. CaveSpring and PH get their kicks at Victory Stadium. And the Avalanche gets snowballed by Fredrick tonight on the BIg 7.))



[Gilmore-Census]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#=00-08 TC1:15:37]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]


It's NOT quite the "dog ate my homework" excuse.
Governor Jim Gilmore's census form probably was lost in the mail-- since it was directed to a fictional address.
That's just the first part of the story.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The family]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Miner/Governor's Press Secretary; :42]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=Qualls, News7, Richmond.]

(( The family of four at the only residence in Capitol Square has nothing to hide.
They just never got a census form.
So census enumerators Bill Fant and Sherry Douglas came calling Wednesday, looking for 101 Capitol Street.
It just so happened that a Richmond T-V crew was at the Capitol and caught it on tape.
[sot 11:48:19 ]

((BILL FANT/CENSUS ENUMERATOR: I WAS VERY SHOCKED. WHEN I SAW IT ON THE MAP I DIDN'T BELIEVE IT. BUT I SAID SHERRY LET'S GO ON DOWN AND TAKE A LOOK.)) [runs:06]

[sot 11:48:25]

((SHERRY DOUGLAS/CENSUS ENUMERATOR: I HAD NO IDEA IT WOULD BE THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION. SO GET YOUR CENSUS IN, MR. GOVERNOR.)) [runs:08]
There is no Capitol Street... so the post office never delivered the Gilmores' form.
So the Governor's personal assistant filled out his form.
[sot 11:46:46]

((Do you know if he got the long form or the short form? MARK MINER/GOVERNOR'S PRESS SECRETARY: THE SHORT FORM AND IT WAS FILLED OUT YESTERDAY AND IT DIDN'T REALLY TAKE LONG AT ALL.)) [runs:06]
And what of the census workers?
[sot 11:49:00 ]

(( THEY LIVE THERE, YOU'RE RIGHT.)) [runs:02]
Did they violate the First Family's privacy?
[sot 11:47:25]

((MARK MINER/GOVERNOR'S PRESS SECRETARY: NO NOT AT ALL. THEY SHOWED UP AT THE MANSION. THE GOVERNOR WASN'T HOME. THE CAPITOL POLICE SAID THAT HE WASN'T THERE. THEY ... THINK IN THE END, EVERYTHING WORKED OUT WELL.)) [runs:15]
Well, not really.
The U-S Census Bureau says the two enumerators were fired today for violating strict confidentiality procedures by even talking to the news crew.
Turns out the First Family was the last family they'll count.
Ellen Qualls, News7, Richmond.))

[China-Trade]


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President Clinton took to the road today to try and push for passage of the China Trade bill-
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[vo-nat]
[Super=03-Akron, OH;]


The President met with business and labor leaders- a stronghold of union opposition.
Dozens of roadside protestors held signs showing their disapproval for expanded trade with China.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=15:12:38]

((NO BLANK CHECK.. NO BLANK CHECK.))
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[OUT Q=no blank check. (second time) ]
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[VO-NAT]


The workers say they're concerned American manufacturing jobs will be lost to China- but the President says opening the lines of trade is a good thing.
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[SOT 15:12:39]
[IN Q=]

((CLINTON: TODAY WE HAVE VERY A LARGE TRADE DEFICIT WITH CHINA AND THEY HAVE VERY LARGE TARIFFS AND BARRIERS TO OUR DOING BUSINESS WITH THEM.))
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[OUT Q=business with them.]
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[VO-NAT]


The President claims a free trade agreement will allow China to take down barriers and trade and invest with America.
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[Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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He went out to buy a hotdog and ended up a multi millionaire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lansing, MI;]


Larry Ross is one of the Big Game lottery winners- Today the swimming pool installer is swimming in money.
Ross bought a hotdog with a one hundred dollar bill and used the remaining 98 dollars to buy tickets.
His winnings- 181-million dollars.
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[SOT 15:07:51]
[IN Q=]

((LARRY ROSS/BIG GAME WINNER: I GUESS IT'S LIKE EVERYONE ELSE'S DREAM. I DREAM TO RETIRE, BUY A NEW CAR, A BIG HOME AND I GUESS I'D LIKE TO START A NEW JOB PLAYING GOLF! WE HAVEN'T HAD A SUMMER VACATION IN THIRTEEN YEARS.))
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=in thirteen years.]
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[VO-NAT]


Ross has been married for 25 years- and has three children-
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[Jeffrey]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:24:51]
[GRAPHIC=Martin Jeffrey]


The runaway son of Roanoke's former N-double-A-C-P President has turned up.
Broderick Jeffrey spent the last four days hanging out in a vacant house in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday]


Martin Jeffrey was so concerned about his missing son, he announced his resignation yesterday.
Today he referred to Broderick's disappearance as an "adolescent adventure."
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


The 14-year old showed up last night at his mother's house. Martin Jeffrey has custody of the couple's three children, but his ex-wife frequently takes care of the kids at his house when he's away.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Bedford County students prepare to find out "What's Next."
More on tommorrow's rally when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And area businesses pull for a good cause.
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[Bedford-Rally]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#=00-13 TC38:46]
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It's been nearly two years since a Liberty High School student was murdered by two of his classmates.. and Bedford County residents are still workign to rid the community of violence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Thousands of students and their parents are expected to turn out for an anti- violence rally tomorrow at the high school.
It's the second straight year for the "What's Next?" rally-
Organizers say they want kids to know adults still care.
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[SOT 5:52:50]
[IN Q=The message is]

((JOHN EGGLESTON/RALLY ORGANIZER: THE MESSAGE IS THAT VIOLENCE HASN'T TAKEN A BREAK AND NEITHER ARE WE. WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO GIVE THESE KIDS POSITIVE THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO SHOW THESE KIDS THAT WE AS ADULTS CARE ABOUT THEM AND AS ADULTS, IF WE DON'T SOMEBODY ELSE WILL.))
[SUPER=01-John Eggleston/Rally Organizer]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=somebody else will.]
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[VO-NAT]


Events at Liberty run from 8:30 to four tomorrow.
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[Tug]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=50017 TC 10:16:10]
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Taking part in a tug of war isn't exactly a way to beat the heat, but it is a good way to raise money. The 4th annual Tug for Tots fundraising event was held this afternoon at the River's Edge sports complex.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

16 teams, representing area businesses, "chipped" in a total of $18 thousand, 500 dollars to help - CHIP - the Child Health Investment Partnership. Lewis Gale's team won the lightweight division - featuring teams under 2000 pounds. While Hancock Steel won the heavyweight division. But again, the true winners are the kids in the valley who would not get proper health care without the money raised from such events.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Douglas Pierce/CHIP Founder; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lucy Walton/Tug for Tots Organizer; :12 ]
[SUPER=01-Jean Glontz/Tug for Tots Organizer; :20]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...why we're here.]
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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More on the unfortunate Adam Petty situation is on the way, plus NCAA news from the local front, and high school soccer and Avalanche highlights.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :00]

But first in tonight's Extra Point - Charlie Manuel is out of the hospital tonight one week after doctors reattached his colon. The 56 year old Parry McCluer graduate is expected to spend another week at home before returning to the Indians' bench and resuming his managerial duties.
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[S-Petty]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-69 2225TC]
[GRAPHIC=ADAM PETTY]

It's bad enough when any young person unexpectedly gets killed. When that person's name is Petty is even worse. Adam Petty - Richard's grandson and Kyle's oldest son was killed during a practice run in Loudon, New Hampshire yesterday.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Monday; :00]
[SUPER=10-Adam Petty/Fourth Generation Driver/Monday; :25]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/Yesterday Afternoon; :33]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=...at Charlotte."]
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(( Most 19 year olds think they are invincible - but NOT Adam Petty. This past Monday when the fourth generation driver in the Petty clan pulled into Charlotte for an open test session, he took a few moments to talk to us about his efforts to make the Memorial Day Coca-Cola 600. He wasn't making bold predicitions, just expressing his humble hopes. ((ADAM PETTY:)) He had come to Loudon, New Hampshire to attempt to earn a top starting spot in this weekend's Busch series race when he hit the wall during practice. Rescue workers had to cut him out his car and airlift him to a nearby hospital. He was later pronounced dead of head trauma. Video after the wreck indicates that Petty's car hit the outside wall more than ten times before it finally came to rest. Adam Petty was proud of the fact that he was the only four generation professional athlete in any sport. And he proud that his great grand father Lee was able to see him race in the big leagues before he himself passed away earlier this year. Adam was expected to lead Petty Enterprises' effort in racing for at least the next 20 years. In January of 1999, he began racing full-time on the Busch Grand national Series and immediately made him mark with a tpo 10 finish at Daytona that year. The biggest victory of his short career came in September of 1998 when he won the ARCA series' Easy Care 100 at Charlotte.))
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=ADAM PETTY]

Adam is survived by his dad Kyle and mom Pattie. His grandfather Richard, a younger brother Austin and a younger sister Montgomery Leigh.


[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-70 1130TC]
[GRAPHIC=SOCCER]


Back on April 25th, Patrick Henry embarrassed the Cave Spring soccer team by posting a 6-to-2 win on the Knight's home turf. Last night the two RVD rivals hooked up in Victory stadium in the regular season rematch.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cave Spring vs. Patrick Henry; :00]

Last night the two RVD rivals hooked up at Victory stadium in the regular season rematch in front of a huge crowd. Cave Spring would make it look easy with a little bit of the spectacular. From just inside midfield - Mike Kramer will take advantage of the free kick and score from the other side of mill mountain! We're tied at 2-all. PH would then use its speed to make its mark once again against the Knights. Yuriy Zelikovich gets
[SUPER=34-Cave Spring/3/Patrick Henry/3;]

behind the defense and PH leads 3-to-2. It ended tied at 3-all.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-67]
[GRAPHIC=SALEM AVALANCHE]


The Salem Avalanche opened a 3 game series with the Frederick Keys last night at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00]

These lovely young softball players form Mason's Cove were in the house for the game. But they would have to see Keys and not Salem take care of business. Tom McGee drives in Eddy Martinez as the visitors from Maryland take a 4-to-nothing lead in the first inning.
[SUPER=37-Frederick/11/Salem/4;]

Frederick would also do a good job of keep Salem off the basepaths. The Keys win tonight 11-to-4.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=TECH LOGO]


The Virginia Tech women are in the title game of the Atlantic 10 softball championship. The Hokies beat Dayton 1-to-0 in the loser's bracket to earn the right to face UMass this morning at 11 on the Minutewomen's home diamond in Amherst, Massachusetts.

[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-71]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA Division III]


The Roanoke College Softball team opened the NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Tournament with a win over Methodist. Steve Mason was at the Moyer and has the hilites.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amy Layman/Roanoke College Pitcher; :23]
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/3/Methodist/2;]
[SUPER=01-Kari Whitney/Roanoke College Third Base; :56]
[SUPER=01-Alan Bayse/Roanoke Softball Coach; 1:02]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:11]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-72 (12:56)]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo]


If you're a tennis fan - Blacksburg is the place to be this weekend as Virginia Tech hosts the N-C-A-A tennis championships on campus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :]


Three of the nation's top 50 doubles teams will compete in the tournament.
And the individual matches should be exciting too. 8 of the top 100 singles players in the country will take center court in first and second round matches.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="V-C-U and...]

((JOHN THOMPSON/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: VCU AND VIRGINIA BOTH HAE 2 OF THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE COUNTRY. DANIEL ANDERSON, THE SECOND RANKED PLAYERE IN THE COUNTRY, HE'S BEEN NUMBER ONE MOST OF THE YEAR AND BRIAN VAHALY OF VIRGINIA IS THE NUMBER FOUR PLAYER IN THE COUNTTY TWO GREAT PLAYERS PLAY EACH OTHER IN THE FIRST ROUND BE SOME AWESOME TENNIS.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Thompson/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....awesome tennis."]
[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Hokies face 13th ranked Mississippi tomorrow. UVa and VCU play tomorrow morning.

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Chip Sullivan failed to make the cut at the Richmond Open today. Chip followed up yesterday's 74 with an identical round to give him a two day total of 148. The cut was at 142.

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History was in motion today when a 130-year-old schoolhouse rode through the streets of Radford.
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The one-room schoolhouse took a ride through the city to its new home at the Glencoe Museum.
Getting there took nearly four hours and a lot of maneuvering...
Workers tore down tree limbs and hoisted up power lines to get it across town in one piece.
Museum officials want to reconstruct the run-down building to show children what school was like in the 1800s.
The museum hopes to have it restored by September, with the help of donations.
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