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Coming up on News 7
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A pier gives way in Philadelphia sending dozens into the Delaware River tonight.
A former News 7 anchor gets a cameo appearance on E-R tonight.
Plus nearly 150 puppies are found in the back on an abandoned truck in 100 degree heat.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next-

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(( FREAKED OUT CAUSE I CAN'T SWIM I THOUGHT I WAS GONNA DROWN.))
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One of dozens sent into the water tonight when a Philadelphia pier gave way.
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[Pier-Collapse]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Pier holding a new open air bar- collapsed sending nearly 30 people into the Delaware River.
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((NAT SOUND HELICOPTER))
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[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA]


This is the scene tonight.
Emergency crews are pulling people from the Delaware River.
Already two people are confirmed dead- more than two dozen others are injured.
Other wet, shaking victims are being wrapped in blankets.
Survivors say they had no warning.
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[SOT]
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((IF I HAD TO ESTIMATE I GUESS I FELL SIX TO SEVEN FEET. JUST ALL BRUSH AND DEBRIS.. KIND OF LIKE THE TITANIC REALLY ... IT SUNK ME UNDER.))
[SUPER=01-Sean Prosser/Bar Patron;]
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[Vo-nat]
A canvas tent over the bar also collapsed covering many victims- and making recovery even more difficult.
The bar is known as Heat- it's attached to the dance floor of Moshulu restaurant overlooking Camden, New Jersey.
Officials don't know yet how the collapse happened-
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[Firefighter]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC35:05]
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Six Roanoke firefighters, all killed in the line of duty over the past 87 years, are now remembered at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Joy Sutton was at the ceremony.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Eglenna Cassell/Victim's Wife; :41]
[SUPER=01-Michael Ferguson/Victim's Son; :52]
[SUPER=01-James Grigsby/Fire-EMS Chief; 1:06 Quick]
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((NAT SOUND OF BAG PIPES... AND OFFICIALS WALKING IN)) [RUNS05]
The memory of six Roanoke firefighters will never be forgotten -- their names are etched in stone as part of memorial, which includes a statue of a kneeling firefighter near the entrance of the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
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((NAT SOT: MAYOR BOWERS CALLING OUT THEIR NAMES: THANK YOU RAYMOND, THANKS FRANK))

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[OUT Q=thanks carl]


To many this memorial is a way to say thank you to Jacob Talley, Raymond Maxey, Frank Ferguson, Carl Cox, Robert Cassell, and Harvey Helm.
Many of the victim's family members say this will be a special site -- they plan to visit often.
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[IN Q=We still have our]

((EGLENNA CASSELL/VICTIM'S WIFE: WE STILL HAVE OUR EMOTIONS WITH IT. HE'S STILL A PART OF US IN A LOT OF WAYS. WE HAVE FIVE GRAND CHILDREN HE MISSED ALL OF THAT. BUT THIS HAS BEEN GREAT)) [RUNS12]
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[IN Q=Time doesn't heal]

((MICHAEL FERGUSON/VICTIM'S SON: TIME DOESN'T HEAL ALL WOUNDS AND STUFF AND YOU NEED SOME CLOSURE AND THIS COULD BE THE CLOSURE)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=be the closure]


For the dozens of firefighters who came out for the ceremony -- this memorial will also have a special place in their hearts.
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((JAMES GRIGSBY/FIRE-EMS CHIEF: I THINK THE STATUE ITSELF CAPTURES THE ESSENCE OF FIREFIGHTERS MOST PEOPLE DON'T SEE. IT'S SHOWING A FIREFIGHTER KNEELING, SYMBOLIZING THE LOSS OF A CO-WORKER A BROTHER FIREFIGHTER A SISTER FIREFIGHTER AND THE EMOTION AND DRAIN THAT IT HAS ON THE PROFESSION)) [RUNS16]
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((NAT SOUND OF BELL)) [RUNS04]
And while the dead are honored -- the living are reminded of the dedication and sacrifice firefighters make each day.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Exhibit]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Another tribute to Roanoke Firefighters opened today-- this one inside the Transportation Museum.
The exhibit is called the First 50 years of Roanoke Fire and EMS.
It will be run through December 31st.
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[Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC01:37]
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Two years ago today -- six people were killed by a fire at a Roanoke rooming house.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Today]


Today several people gathered at the spot on 5th Street and Church Avenue to remember those who lost their lives.
[SUPER=04-May 18, 1998]


Family members of victim Summer Green say they're still trying to heal.
They're waiting for the trial this summer of one the men charged with arson and six counts of murder.
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[IN Q=I just don't want]

((ANGELA ATHERTON/VICTIM'S MOTHER; I JUST DON'T WANT ANYBODY TO FORGET WHAT HAPPENED. IT'S BEEN ALMOST TWO YEARS. IT JUST SEEMS LIKE IT'S TAKING A LONG TIME TO GET CLOSURE TO THIS SITUATION))
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((LINKOUS CONLEY/VICTIM'S FATHER:I'M GLAD THAT THERE REALLY GETTING A WORK ON THIS. I'LL BE GLAD WHEN IT'S OVER WITH. I'LL BE GLAD WHEN THEY TAKE CARE OF WHOEVER DONE THIS))
[SUPER=01-Angela Atherton/Victim's Mother]
[SUPER=01-Linkous Conley/Victim's Father]
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Family and friends of the victims say there's still a long road to recovery.
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[Sally-Mann]


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Internationally acclaimed Lexington photographer Sally Mann is inviting the Governor to come see her work, rather than "rail publicly against" what he has never seen.
That's after Governor Jim Gilmore labeled some of Mann's photographs "outrageous, lewd, and disturbing" today.
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Gilmore and his wife Roxane announced they were shocked and dismayed to hear about a May 10th slide show Mann did in Richmond.
They say it's unacceptable that it took place at the state-supported Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FIRST LADY OF VIRGINIA: THERE WAS NO WARNING. THERE WAS NO EVEN THE REMAINDER OF MY PHOTOS ARE EXPLICIT... I'M TELLING YOU NOW AND YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAVE.))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: YOU KNOW, YOU CAN DEBATE HYPOTHETICALS ALL DAY ...NOT APPROPRIATE FOR A STATE-SUPPORTED MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS.))
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The May 10th lecture included sexually graphic images of Mann and her husband... as well as shots of her naked children.
In an April interview with NEWS 7, we asked if she was trying to leave behind the controversy over her shots of her own children in the 1990s.
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((SALLY MANN/PHOTOGRAPHER: YEAH, I AM TRYING TO GET AWAY FROM-- IT'S ACTUALLY THE LATTER. I MEAN, IT'S JUST OLD NEWS.
THERE REALLY WASN'T THAT MUCH CONTROVERSY.))
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[OUT Q=that much controversy.]
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Today, the Governor told the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to develop guidelines to censor future displays.
Museum officials say they will "address the matter promptly."
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Tonight, the A-C-L-U called Gilmore's intervention "censorship pure and simple."
Sally Mann's lawyer says: "It is always disturbing when public officials seek to suppress artistic expression."

[Wildfires]


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New Mexico's Governor says Los Alamos was hit by an 18-wheeler with the federal government at the wheel.
That's his reaction to a report out today on the wildfire- The report blames a series of failures by the National Park Service.
Lee Cowan has more.
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((NEW MEXICO'S LARGEST AND COSTLIEST WILDFIRE IN HISTORY WAS THE RESULT OF MULTIPLE FAILURES. A CASCADING SERIES OF MISTAKES FROM THE TOP ON DOWN. INVESTIGATORS SAY NOT ONLY WAS THE MAN IN CHARGE UNQUALIFIED BUT THAT HE NEVER ORDERED ENOUGH PEOPLE TO THE SCENE AND DID NOT FOLLOW SAFETY PROCEDURES. INCLUDING LOOKING AT THE WEATHER. BRUCE BABBITT, SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR COWAN ON CAM: The original plan called for the Park Service to only burn about a thousand acres. The steep rocky terrain, officials thought would help contain the blaze. And although there was always the chance it could get out of control, homes were never part of the equation. ..woman crying..
In a matter of hours - 260 were gone - and 400 families were paying for someone else s mistake.
For the Browns - 26 years went up with the 50-thousand acres. But they are not angry - the fire they say, was angry enough. GLORIA BROWN, RESIDENT: I think maybe Roy Weaver used bad judgment, but he s a human being and I m sure he s hurting, twice as much, 10 times,
a 100 times more than we are.
Although Weaver was up front about taking responsibility for the fire - an old law may shield the federal government from liability. Lawsuits could take years - unless Congress acts first. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Los Alamos))

[Tech-Research]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The inventions that will put Roanoke on biomedical research map are already being developed at Virginia Tech.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Tech's Optical Sciences and Engineering Research Center partnered with Carilion.
The center uses fiberoptic technology to diagnose and heal patients.
Professors and students are working on 20 projects that the H-M-O plans to develop for use in Carilion hospitals and around the world.
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((WILLIAM SPILLMAN/OPTICAL SCIENCES CENTER DIRECTOR: OUR AIM HERE IS TO PROVIDE THE INTELLECTUAL BACKBONE THAT WILL GENERATE IMPROVEMENTS IN HEALTHCARE IN THE REGION AND ALSO RESULT IN PRODUCTS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY THAT WILL ALLOW OUR HIGH-TECH GRADUATES TO STAY IN SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-William Spillman/Optical Sciences Center Dir.;]
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[OUT Q=southwest and central Virginia.]
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Tech is matching Carilion dollar-for-dollar on research money for the center.
The university expects the investment to pay off in prestige.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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The Confederate Flag may be coming down in South Carolina, but the boycott may not be over.
The latest next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And after being trapped in a truck in one hundred-degree heat, these puppies are headed to new homes.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[OUT Q=......big 7."]

(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with the story of Roanoke College's impressive win in the NCAA's. UVa is still alive on the ACC diamond. The Steam hires an all-american to fix its kicking problems. Kyle Petty pulls out of the events at Charlotte and a local cyclist is a step closer to making the US olympic team. Tonight on the Big 7.))

[Puppies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's tough when it's hot out, but imagine being stuck in a truck in 100-degree heat-
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[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN]


That's where nearly 150 pure bred puppies were found in Nashville, Tenneseee.
The vehicle had broken down and the driver left the animals in the truck- unattended.
Four of the puppies died- but the rest are all going to animal control. They'll go up for sale this weekend in Nashville- at a bargain price.
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((THIS MEANS THAT THE PUPPIES WILL HAVE ... TAKEN CARE OF.))
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[vo-nat]
The puppies were being transported from a Missouri Kennel to pet shops in Tennessee.
Charges were dropped against the kennel and the 18-year old truck driver in exchange for giving up all the puppies to Animal control.
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[Confederate]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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The Confederate Flag will come down from South Carolina's statehouse-
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[SUPER=03-Columbia, SC]


Late this afternoon the South Carolina State Legislature completed work on a bill to remove the flag. It'll be raised at a nearby Civil War Memorial-
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((THIS IS A HISTORIC DAY. THIS WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY.)) [BUTT TO 16:45:45] ((WHEN THE LAWMAKERS WHO ARE ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER ON A COMPLEX ISSUE, THE MOST COMPLEX PROBABLY ON THE PLANET AND CAN COME TOGETHER WITH NO BLOODSHED, NO HARD FEELINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. David Wilkins/(R) SC House Speaker; 00 quick!]
[Super=01-Sen. Robert Ford/(D) Charleston, SC; 05]
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[OUT Q=no hard feelings.]
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The N-double- A-C-P says moving the flag to the memorial is not enough. It will continue its boycott of the state.
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[Lamberth]


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[WRITER=ssm]
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A Lynchburg man suspected of raping two girls at a slumber party last week has been apprehended.
18- year- old Errik Jovan Lamberth was arrested this afternoon after police got a tip he was staying at a home in Appomattox County.
Lamberth is facing multiple charges including forcible sodomy and abduction.
He's being held without bond in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

[R&B-Merger]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC10:25]
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Two Virginia Communications companies are merging.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Waynesboro/File Tape]


R&B Communications of Daleville and C-F-W Communications of Waynesboro made the announcement today.
The merger will harness a customer base of 5 point 4 million people.
Both companies are considered Integrated Communications Providers.
C-F-W will also purchase PrimeCO P-C-S of Norfolk .
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[SS=HOLD]


The total merger will encompass a customer base of more than eight million people in the Mid-Atlantic region, pending government approval.

[Charter-Schools]


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[WRITER=equ]
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Roanoke will be home to one of Virginia's first three charter schools, which are now gearing up for classes this fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Today, Virginia's education secretary handed over 88-thousand dollars in planning money to the three schools -- including Roanoke city's Blue Ridge Technical Academy.
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[SOT 10:40:00]
[IN Q=These forward]

((WILBERT BRYANT/VIRGINIA EDUCATION SECRETARY: THESE FORWARD LOOKING LOCALITIES HAVE TAKEN THE FIRST STOP TOWARD ENSURING THAT ALL VIRGINIA'S CHILDREN MEET AND EXCEED THE HIGH EXPECTATIONS THAT WE HAVE THROUGH THE STANDARDS OF LEARNING.))
[SUPER=01-Wilbert Bryant/Virginia Education Secretary;]
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[OUT Q=of learning.]
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The Blue Ridge Technical Academy expects to eventually enroll 75 students.
They'll learn business and technology skills in a "hands on" learning environment.
A charter school is a public school freed from many state rules and constraints, but with a contract to ensure student performance.
The other two charter schools are in Hampton and Gloucester (GLOSS-tur).
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead, Robin will be here with the Friday forecast.
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[VO-NAT]


And a survivor remembers the Volacano at Mount St. Helens-- 20 years later.
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((IT GOT SO BLACK THAT YOU COULDN'T SEE, THEN IT HIT AND EVERYTHING WAS ... AS A PANCAKE.))
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[OUT Q=a pancake.]
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[VO-NAT]


See what the area looks like now, two decades later.
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[Lotto]
[anchor=Jean]
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[Mt.-Saint-Helens]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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It was 20 years ago today that Mount Saint Helens erupted in Washington state-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mt. Saint Helens, WA;]

smoke billowed and rock and mud poured out.
The volacano leveled 230 square miles of forest, 14 miles of a river - and buried the valley- all in ten minutes.


That day 57 people died and hundreds more were injured including Danny Balch. He was camping with five friends- two were killed.
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[IN Q=14:49:55]

((DANNY BALCH: MOST ANYONE WHO HAS GONE THROUGH WHAT I HAVE GONE THROUGH DOESN'T LIVE 20 YEARS AND IT'S 20 YEARS LATER AND I AM STILL ALIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Danny Balch/Survivor; ]
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[OUT Q=still alive.]
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[Vo-Nat]
Twenty years later the vegetation is slowly coming back- every tree and plant a result of a seed flying through the air from forests miles away.
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[Kwan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
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You may have noticed a familiar face on the N-B-C drama E-R.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-ER/NBC]


Former W-D-B-J anchor Nesita Kwan had a cameo on the show.
She's now an anchor at the N-B-C station in Chicago.
On the show she played-- of course-- a news anchor.
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[S-Extra]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Last Week; :00]

Local cyclist, Scottie Weiss, did absolutely nothing to hurt his chances of making the US Olympic team yesterday in Jackson, Mississippi as he finished 5th out of more than 100 riders in yesterday afternoon's trial. Weiss is trying to nail down one of seven spots on the team that will be anchored by Lance Armstrong and George Hincappie. He may know if he makes it by the end of the weekend after he competes in his specialty the Olympic road race.
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[WIPE TO SCORES]
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[S-NCAA]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-69 2654TC]
[GRAPHIC=ROANOKE]

The Roanoke College softball team opened the NCAA division three championship tournament as an underdog yesterday. They ended their first ever appearance with the other teams in the event taking note. Steve Mason and photographer Greg Moore have the highlights of the Maroons 4-to-0 blanking of Alma College.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Alma vs. Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amy Layman/Pitches Complete Game Shutout; :16]
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[SUPER=34-Roanoke/4/Alma/0; :37]
[SUPER=01-Suzanne Maddox/Drove in Two Runs; :45]
[SUPER=01-Alan Bayse/Roanoke Head Coach; :55]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=ncaa softball]

Other teams moving on in the winner's bracket include Chapman, the College of New Jersey and _______. The event continues through Sunday at the Moyer Complex.


[S-UVa]


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


The Virginia Cavaliers are still alive at the ACC baseball tournament that is taking place just outside of Charlotte in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fort Mill, SC/Cavaliers vs. Wolkpack; :00]

This afternoon in their loser's bracket showdown with N.C. State, the Cavs broke open a tie game in the 10th inning and came back to knock off N.C. State 9-5 and eliminate the Wolfpack.
[SUPER=34-Virginia/9/N.C. State/5/Final In 10;]

UVa plays Wake Forest tomorrow at noon. The Demon Deacons lost to Ga. tech tonight 6-to-3.
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[S-Cards]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-60 12801tc]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


History was made on the big league diamond last night as Mark McGwire hit the trifecta against the Phillies at the Vet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/MLB-Phillies; :00]

The Mac Daddy hit his 15th homer of the season in the first inning and in the process passed Mickey Mantle on the all-time homerun list. He's now 8th with 537. But he would not stay at 537 very long. In the second inning he hit an upper deck job and then in the
[SUPER=35-St. Louis/7/Philadelphia/2;]

eighth inning he hit his third homer of the game. He now has 17 on the season. The Cards win it 7-2.
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-66 2534TC]
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The Roanoke Steam will in Norfolk on Saturday night hoping to get the franchise's first ever victory. But last night the team was back in the civic center
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00]

with some key personnel added to the mix. For starters - Elton Toliver, the former Friday Football Extra star who injured in the Tulsa game back on May 6th was back on the field. The effects of his concussion have faded. Also, Derrick McBride, who spent a season on the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad has been added to the 21 man active roster. The former Kansas State receiver will play against the Nighthawks. But the most important addition just might be six foot five inch kicker Jason Bloom. The Steam's kicking game has been woeful. Bloom was a third team all-American at New Mexico and he kicked in the preseason with the Tennessee Titans last year.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP]


The Philadelphia Flyers have a 2 games to one lead on the Jersey Devils in their eastern conference final thanks to last night's 4-to-2 win in game three.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ/ESPN; :00]

Simon Gagne got the clincher in the third period as he skates in, uses his body and then his stick to slip the biscuit in the basket.
[SUPER=31-Philadelphia/4/New Jersey/2;]

The Flyers win 4-to-2 as goalie Brian Boucher, the rookie turns back 27 shots to help preserve the victory.
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[S-Petty]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=ADAM PETTY]


Less than a week after the death of 19 year old Adam Petty, the family racing operation in Level Cross has decided to scale back its efforts the next two weeks.
[GRAPHIC=KYLE PETTY]

Adam's dad, Kyle, has withdrawn Petty Enterprises Hot Wheels' Pontiac from this weekend's Winston all-star event at the Lowe's Motor Speedway. The car will race in the Coca-Cola 600 but without Kyle.
[GRAPHIC=STEVE GRISSOM]

Former Winston Cup regular Steve Grissom will fill in for Kyle and drive in the Coke 600 on Memorial Day weekend. Grissom has been fixture at Petty Enterprises since last year.
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February; :00]

He not only drives the number 43 Craftsman Truck in that series, but he also is the Petty's test driver for its developmental work on the new 2001 Dodge Intrepid. At this time Grissom's relief duty is for one race although there is not the slightest indication when Kyle will return.
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[S-Scott]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-67 (27:28)]
[GRAPHIC=Scott Robertson]


Roanokers will have a chance to see some of the best golfers in the nation this weekend right in their own backyard as 17 of the top ranked junior golfers in the nation are in the Star City Roanoke preparing to tee off tomorrow in the first round of the Scott Robertson Memorial golf tournament.
And among that group of elite golfers is the number one player in the country Hunter Mahan, who won the boys 15 and over division in 1998 and finished second last year.
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[IN Q="I'd like...]
[SUPER=01-Hunter Mahan/Ranked Number One In USA :]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=....whole week."]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


In all, 186 golfers from 32 states will compete in four divisions.
The American Junior Golf Association ranks the tournament as the 9-th strongest field for boys and the 10-th for girls.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="never, never...]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Nooe/Roanoke Country Club Pro ; :00]
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(------------------)[OUT Q=......over the years."]