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Coming up on News 7-
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Thousands gather in Lynchburg this weekend to seek guidance and answers.
The campaign for U-S Senate in Virginia heats up on the East Coast today.
And-- Queen Elizabeth puts aside her difference with the Prince's long time companion.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


Republicans and Democrats in Virginia prepare to battle it out for the U-S Senate seat.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.


[Democrats]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=kwe]
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Despite recent set backs in state wide elections Virginia democrats left Norfolk today with optimism they can hold onto Chuck Robb's Senate seat.
Today they gave him a rousing send off as he took aim at George Allen.
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Embraced by the democratic faithful who attended the state convention Robb delivered a direct attack on Allen's record.
He said the image Allen's campaign has tried to create is a myth.
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The two term senator acknowledged he faces a difficult challenge but told Virginia Democrats he knows how to fight and knows how to win.




[Republicans]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Republicans made it official today, nominating former governor George Allen for the U.S. Senate.
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Allen's speech was restrained in its attacks on Chuck Robb, but offered up a challenge: Five regional debates around the state.
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To attack Chuck Robb, George Allen's republicans are actually taking a tip from the last democratic governor, Doug Wilder.
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[SUPER=201-Del. Preston Bryant/(R) Lynchburg]
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[VO-NAT]

George Allen has raised more than six million dollars so far -- almost twice Chuck Robb's total.
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[Clinton]


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Talks between President Clinton and Russian President Vladimir Putin are said to have been "serious and focused."

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Clinton arrived in Moscow earlier today.
The two then met at the Kremlin to discuss U-S missile defense plans.
That's the main bone of contention between the two countries now -- with Russia objecting that U-S plans threaten to unleash a new arms race.
Aides described the more than two-and-a-half-hour talks as both businesslike and friendly, but the pair aren't on a first-name basis yet, as Clinton was with Putin's predecessor, Boris Yeltsin.
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[Chicago]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=kwe]
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Rain and hail hit some parts of Southwest Virginia tonight but last night the big weather story was along the East Coast.
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The nasty weather conditions left many flights delayed. Bad weather in Northern Virginia caused one particular United Airlines flight leaving from Chicago to Dulles to sit on the runway for more than 8 hours before it was cleared to take off. Needless to say passengers were NOT happy.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [06/03/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Bedford]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=tha]
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A grand jury has indicted an 87-year-old Bedford man on malicious wounding charges for allegedly hitting his wife.

Bedford County prosecutors say Raymond Farley struck his wife in the chest, causing a severe bruise.
80- year old Ruby Farley died on May 19th of congestive heart failure.
Prosecutors say Farley violated a protective order when he allegedly attacked his wife.


[Promisekeepers]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Each had a different reason for coming--- but they ALL left tonight having made a promise to be better men for God

and their families.
Steve Smallshaw has more from central Virginia's first Promisekeepers event.
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They were men looking to "go the distance" in their relationships with God and their families.. for many, just coming to Promisekeepers was a big part of the trip.
Thousands packed Liberty University's Vines Center for two days worth of inspirational speeches and music.. the latest to join a decade- long national movement aimed at changing mens' lives.
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((GARY ROSBERG/PROMISEKEEPERS: GENTLEMEN, I BELIEVE THAT LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN. AND I BELIEVE THAT WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL MINUTES, GUYS, HAS THE POTENTIAL TO TURN THE HEARTS OF EVERY MAN IN THIS ROOM BACK TO HIS FAMILY.))
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In between the singing and the high- fives, there were countless emotional moments.. times when the men weren't afraid to reach out to each other.. holding hands, praying.. looking for the strength they need to keep their promises.
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((DARREN WHITE: I SEE A LOT OF CRYING, THERE'S A LOT OF PRAYING.. THEY'RE MORE LIKELY TO BE OPEN BECAUSE THEY FEEL THAT COMING TOGETHER AS GUYS, WE UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER.))
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((For some of the men here, the theme "Go The Distance" is more than just a catchphrase.. they hope to attend all sixteen Promisekeepers events across the country this year. For others, whose Lynchburg visit will be their only stop, they say the experience has been worth it.))
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((RICKY BAYSE: IT'S A REAL BLESSING, THAT I'LL TELL YOU.. AND I'M DEFINITELY GOING HOME WITH A DIFFERENT ATTITUDE TOWARDS LIFE IN GENERAL.))
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((TOM FRANCOVITCH: THERE'S NOTHING SO MOVING AS TO BE A PART OF THIS EVENT AND TO SHARE IN FELLOWSHIP WITH MY BROTHERS IN CHRIST.))
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((GO THE DISTANCE BROTHERS.. GOD BLESS YOU.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))



[Bob-Hope]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=net]
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Comedian Bob Hope is doing better... according to his doctors.
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The 97 year old Hollywood legend was hospitalized three days ago with intestnal bleeding.
Today his condition upgraded from critical to stable.
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((GARY ANNUNZIATA: SPIRTS REMAIN GOOD, THERE'S BEEN NO ADDITIONAL BLEEDING NO EVIDENCE OF BLEEDING AND NO NEW EVENTS OVER NIGHT.))
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Doctors say Hope's blood pressure, respiratory and blood count also improved today.
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[Wedding]


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A special production at the Mill Mountain Theater today took a local couple from behind the scenes to center stage.

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Marrietta Greene and Stephen Hambrick starred in their own wedding.
The audience was filled with family and friends who came out for this one-time-only production.
Greene and Hambrick met at the theater.
The bride makes costumes and the groom builds sets.
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((MARIETTA GREENE HAMBRICK:BRIDE: ALL INVITATIONS HAD TICKETS IN THEM WHICH THE BOX OFFICE PRINTED UP AND IT JUST WORKED OUT GREAT. THEY HAD A FOOTBRIDGE IN THE NEXT SHOW WHICH IS PERFECT FOR A WEDDING. IT WAS JUST A NICE AND CONVENIENT CAUSE WE WORK HERE))
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Family and friends would admit... the couple gave a stunning performance as they made their debut as husband and wife.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Still ahead on NEWS 7 at eleven. It's a sight never seen before
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Coming up, we'll tell you why Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles' long time companion, Camilla Parker Bowles, were seen socializing together.
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[Camilla]


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[WRITER=tha]
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After years of resistance... Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles' long time companion are seen socializing at a private party.
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The Queen and Camilla Parker Bowles both attended a party at Highgrove earlier today.
Highgrove is the prince's country home in western England.
They were there for a 60th birthday party for ex-King Constantine of Greece.
The prince's two sons, William and Harry, were also there.
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((IT DOESN'T NECESSARILY MEAN THEY ARE GOING TO GET MARRIED AND CERTAINLY NOT JUST YET BUT THIS IS A GESTURE, THIS IS MUM SAYING OK, I DON'T LIKE HERE, I THINK SHE'S UNSUITABLE, I GUESS I'M GOING TO HAVE TO GET ON WITH HER.))
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Because the monarch is head of the Church of England-- the Queen has reportedly avoided socializing with Parker Bowles out of concern that she would appear to endorse a relationship that began in adultery.
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[biz-review]


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[WRITER=jmi]
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There were some severe blows to the Roanoke Economy this week. Jennifer Miele has more on the Norfolk Southern and I-T-T layoffs in this week's business review.
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((This week in Review, Norfolk Southern's Car Shop Division and I-T-T's Night Vision Division are scaling back workforces.
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I-T-T says the surge in demand for night vision devices has leveled off to where it was in the mid-90's. 70 employees will get layoff notices this summer... 50 more will go early next year.
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228 workers at Norfolk Southern were notified of layoffs which will take effect August 4. The East End Shops rebuild rail cars, but a decline in coal exports has brought that work to an end for now.
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The Riverside Center could mean big changes for existing businesses in the path of the 175- million dollar development.
Officials say they will hire appraisers to determine the market value of the business owners' property -- and they will pay the highest figure.
A new portal was launched last night called HVACIndustries.com. The E-foray company has teamed up with IBM to provide heating, ventilating and air-conditioning companies with industry-specific news, catalogs and on-line auctions.
Local business owners are wary of the Microsoft break up.
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((IF THERE IS A BREAK UP, IN THE LONG RUN, THERE ARE GOING TO BE GREATER COSTS AND GREATER EXPENSE TO ALL THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY..))
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Finally, the Dow gained 142 and half points and the NASDAQ finished the week with a 231 point gain.
That's this week's business review.... if you'd like more information on our stories, or you have business news of your own, visit our website at wdbj7.com. ))




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Hundreds came out to William Fleming High School tonight to see Grandma's Attic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The dance performance was not just for the younger ones, adults also took part. Julie-Art Dance Works out of Vinton demonstrated what all ages can learn by taking tap, ballet, and even hip hop. The performance brought more than 8-hundred people to the school.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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You may have seen "lost cities" in the movies but now scientists have actually discovered several.
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[VO-NAT]

Coming up we'll take you to Egypt where two thousand year old cities have been found under the sea.
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[lotto]

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Folks who don't have a fishing license in Virginia were allowed to take to the lakes and rivers this weekend.
It's all part of an inciative by Govenor Gilmore to attract more fisherman to the waterways.
Joy Sutton takes us to one such place in Botetourt County where the kids were reeling them in.
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They've cast their lines -- and now these young fishermen and fisherwomen are waiting to bait a big one -- inside this tank stocked full of fish.
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((HA, HA, THERE HE IS YOU GOT ONE))
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This particular activity is for kids six and under -- and it's all part of the Children's Fishing Carnival in Buchanan.
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((TOM WINE/VA GAME WARDEN: WE'RE PROMOTING FISHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE LOCAL AREAS. A LOT OF AREAS HAVE STARTED PROGRAMS LIKE THIS AND THIS OUR FIRST ONE IN THE AREA))
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The event is for kids ages 15 and under. Many of the older ones tried their luck on banks of the James River hoping to catch a winner -- for the big fish contest.
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((ADAM BOOTH: THE BAIT WE USED WAS HALGERMITES AND WE CAUGHT A TWELVE AND A NINE WITH THEM))
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This was also an opportunity for kids to show off their skills in the casting and knot tying competitions.
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((BRITTNI HERSHAM: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT IF YOU LEARN HOW TO FISH CAUSE IF ANYBODY GOT STRANDED ON AN ISLAND AND THEY NEED TO GET FOOD. IT'S THE BEST WAY TO GET SOMETHING GO EAT))
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And for the parents it's a chance to relax and enjoy nature --while teaching their children a new sport.
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((IVA TOLLEY/PARENT: THEY LEARN TO DO SOMETHING BESIDES SIT AT HOME AND WATCH TV. THEY LEARN THAT YOU CARE ABOUT THEM AND YOU CAN TEACH THEM HOW TO CARE ABOUT THE THINGS THEY HAVE AROUND THEM))
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And on this day the children are seeing the beauty of Virginia's waters -- and learning the importance of preserving them for the future.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Buchanan.))














[Video]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
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Archaeologists scouring the Mediterranean sea bed make an incredible discovery.
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They claim to have found the ruins of several submerged ancient cities off Egypt's northern coast.
The "lost" cities, built at least 2-and-a-half thousand years ago, towards the end of the era of the Pharaohs, are mentioned in Greek tragedies.
The discoveries were announced today by Egyptian officials and an international team of marine archaeologists.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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The Salem Avalanche picked up its fourth straight win tonight beating Wilmington 3 to 2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs Blue Rocks; :]


Mugsy's friends were out in force celebrating his third birthday tonight.
Wilmington goes on top Brandon Burger hits a double to the left centerfield wall scoring 2 runs in the top of the fourth.
The Avalanche comes back in the bottom half of the inning. Matt Holiday hits a shot that gets by the third baseman and it scores Kevin Burford to cut the lead in half.
Salem would tie it up in the fifth as Choo Freeman hits a grounder up the middle scoring Jerome Alviso and it was 2 to 2.
[SUPER=37-Salem/3/Wilmington/2/;]


The Avalanche scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh as Josh Baird hits a fly ball to right. Eric Johnson tags and scores from third the Avalanche wins it 3 to 2.
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[S-Yankees]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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In a game billed as a pitchers duel, Atlanta outslugged New York 11 to 7.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Fox Sports; :]


The Braves were at home for the Interleague game with the Yankees.
Leading 2 to nothing, New Yorks Curtis Turner turns this Greg Maddux pitch into a soveneir for a fan in the left field seats to make the score 4 to 2 Yankees.
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/11/New York/7/;]


The Braves would take the lead in the bottom of the third. Brian Jordan takes Roger Clemens deep over the left field wall for a three run homer to make it 5 to 4 and Atlanta wins it 11 to 7.
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[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-62 (53:28)]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Oakland, CA/FOX; :]


In Oakland, The A's and Giants wore the uniforms of the 1911 champions.
Barry Bonds would go deep twice taking over the National League home run lead but it was not enough as the A's beat The Giants 9 to 7.
Here are the rest of the scores.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-72 2652tc]
[GRAPHIC=FESTIVAL CLASSIC]


Brothers made it a family affair at the 19-th annual A-E-P festival Classic. Mike Stevens and Photographer Greg Moore have the humid highlights from this morning's races.
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[SUPER=01-Jason Dowdy/Men's 5k Winner; :41]
[SUPER=01-Travis Walter/Men's 5k Runner-up; :54]
[SUPER=01-Ben Dowdy/Men's 10k Winner; 1:25]
[SUPER=01-Roxann Polo Reasor/Women's 5k Winner; 1:45]
[SUPER=01-Aimee Phillippi/Women's 10k Winner; 2:06]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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(( When the defending men's 5k champ Travis Walter showed up at the last minute, most figured a repeat performance was in store. But by the time the runners reached Victory Stadium, Walter had a shadow that wasn't going to fade in the form of Tech grad school student Jason Dowdy. The two would run shoulder to shoulder the entire way - with each planning the same strategy - out kick the other down the final hill on Jefferson coming home. Dowdy, who a regional champ during his high school day at Cave Spring would win the battle and his first ever festival 5K title in 15 minutes and 20 seconds. ((JASON DOWDY:)) ((TRAVIS WALTER:)) The Dowdy brothers tag teamed the field - as Jason younger brother Ben, a 1997 Cave Spring gad, who is a rising senior at Tech - captured the men's 10K event with ease in a time of 32 minutes and 34 seconds. ((BEN DOWDY:)) The women's winners weren't sisters - but they are both Blacksburg residents. Recently married Roxann Polo Reasor won her third straight 5K title in just over 19 minutes. ((ROXANN POLO REASOR:)) While Roxann got the three-peat, women's 10 K winner Aimee Phillippi turned her first ever appearance at the Festival run into a victory. The Vet school student who used to run at the University of Maryland finished in just over 42 minutes.)) ((AIMEE PHILLIPPI:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))




[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-61 (1:52:32)]
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Jason Keller held off Mark Martin today to win the MBNA Platinum 200.
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[VO-NAT]
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Kyle Petty returned to the track driving Adam's car. He made it to sixth place but finished 26-th after a late pit stop.
Keller made his move on lap 158 passing Mark Martin and he holds on for the fourth Busch race victory of his career.
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((JASON KELLER/MBNA PLATINUM 200 WINNER: IT WAS A GREAT DAY. I'VE BEEN CLOSE HERE A COUPLE OF TIMES AND TO GET ONE HERE LIKE THAT TO PASS MARK MARTIN AND REALLY DO WHAT WE NEEDED TO DO IT WAS JUST AN AWESOME DAY FOR US.))
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[OUT Q=.....FOR US."]
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Martin was second, followed by Matt Kenseth, Jeff Green and Joe Nemecheck.



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One other racing note from Dover Downs. Kyle Petty's return to Winston Cup racing will not be tomorrow.
Today Petty failed to qualify for the MBNA Platinum 400 Winston Cup Race.
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Rookie Matt Kenseth led second round qualifying with a speed of 156.169 and will sart 26-th.




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The N-B-A's Western Conference champion will be decided tomorrow in game seven between the Lakers and Trailblazers.
The Series goes back to L-A for game seven.(///// SOT /////)
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((PHIL JACKSON/LAKERS HEAD COACH: I THINK THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS SERIES IS AND THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE UP AGAINST. AND THEY'RE NOT HAPPY WITH THEIR PERFORMANCE THAT'S FOR SURE. I THINK THEY UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A WAR.)) ((SCOTTIE PIPPEN/TRAILBLAZERS FORWARD: WE WANT TO TAKE IT ONE QUARTER AT A TIME GO THERE AND PLAY WELL. WE PUT OURSELVES IN SUCH A GREAT POSITION THAT ITS GOT TO BE UP TO US TO GO OUT AND COMPLETE THIS SERIES.))
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The Green Bay Packers have released tight end Mark Chmura. He's facing trial on charges he sexually assaulted his 17-year old baby sitter.
With the release, Green Bay gains 900-thousand dollars in salary cap room to sign free agents.
Chmura issued a statement earlier this evening.
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((MARK CHMURA/FORMER PACKER TIGHT END: TO THE GREATEST FANS IN ALL SPORTS IT HAS BEEN A TRUE HONOR TO WEAR THE GREEN AND GOLD. IN YOUR BEHALF THANK YOU FOR THE INCREDIBLE MEMORIES MEMORIES MY FAMILY AND I WILL CHERISH FOR THE REST OF OUR LIVES.))
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Chmura has denied the third degree sexual assault charges and if convicted could face 10 years in prison and a 10-thousand fine.






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