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[TALENT=Keith]

A Miss Virginia contestant arrested and charged with embezzlement. That's our top story tonight on NEWS 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And a 15-year allegedly old turns a gun on his parents in Amherst County, killing his mother.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports, qualifying at Daytona has been affected by the rain. The Barber's football camp wraps up with an impressive high school combine. An area rec league coaching legend passes away.
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[VO-NAT]

And French Open champ Mary Pierce is upset today at Wimbledon.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Patrick]
[SS=None]


Sunshine is moving in for the holiday weekend, and Mr. Humiture is moving out, but you may want to skip the beach trip.


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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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One woman is missing from the line-up of this year's Miss Virginia Pageant contestants. She won't be allowed to compete, because she's been charged with a felony.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Miller]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-11 TC1:59:16]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Six]


Miss Hampton Holly Days was arrested June 19th, one week before the pageant got underway here in Roanoke.
She's accused of embezzling 12-hundred dollars from an employer.
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[IN Q=Samantha Miller was]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :08 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Steve Musselwhite/Pageant Exec. Director; :19]
[SUPER=01-Richard Cox/Powhatan Co. Prosecutor; 1:03]
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[OUT Q=parts of society]

(( Samantha Miller was released on a 25-hundred dollar bond- -in enough time for her get here.
But Miller was not among the contestants having lunch at the Roanoke Civic Center.
The 23-year old Richmond woman was told her arrest disqualifies her from the competition.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Charges have been]

((CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AGAINST HER FOR EMBEZZLEMENT. AND IN OUR CONTRACT WITH EACH OF THE CONTESTANTS, IT BASICALLY SAYS IF YOU EVER COMMITTED A FELONY, OR IF YOU HAVE CHARGES PENDING, YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE PAGEANT.)) [RUNS11]
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Miller worked for a construction company called C-C-I. Authorities in Powhatan County say she took the money from an account fed by vending machine revenue... $1200 over a ten month period.
Pageant Director Steve Musselwhite says he gave her until Tuesday of this week to convince authorities to drop the charges, because the V-C-U psychology major maintains she's innocent.
He lawyer tried to convince the Commonwealth's Attorney to drop the charge in time to let her compete in the Miss Virginia Pageant, but the case won't be resolved before her preliminary hearing next month.
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[IN Q=There's no one]

((THERE'S NO WALK OF LIFE THAT'S IMMUNE TO COMMITTING CRIMINAL ACTS. WE'VE SEEN IT ALL FROM ALL PARTS OF SOCIETY.))
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[OUT Q=a little while.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Felony embezzlement can bring a lengthy prison term, if Miller's convicted.
In the meantime, the pageant gets underway tonight on stage at the Roanoke Civic Center- -minus one contestant.





[Amherst-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-25 TC18:46]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


An Amherst County teenager is being held without bond for allegedly killing his mother and wounding his father last night.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/Lynchburg Bureau]


Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom. Do police have any idea why he might have done this?
[Live=Steve Full/Lynchburg Bureau]
[SUPER=@ssm1]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg]


They do not Keith, and they say that's the most disturbing part about this..
Apparently there were no warning signs before a 15- year- old boy turned a gun on his parents.
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[IN Q=At first glance]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Ayers/Amherst Co. Sheriff; :26]
[SUPER=01-Steve Coley/Works Next Door; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=have one right now.]

(( At first glance, it's hard to tell anything had happened at John and Kathy Maddox's home.
Cars were parked neatly in the driveway.. carefully tended flowers continued to bloom.
But just hours earlier, police say 41- year- old Kathy Maddox had already been shot dead by her 15- year- old son.. when her husband John got home from work around 6:30 Wednesday.
[SOT 19:20:02]

((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: AS HE GOT OUT OF THE TRUCK, HE WAS CALLED BY HIS SON TO COME TO THE REAR OF THE HOUSE TO LOOK AT SOMETHING. AND AS HE STARTED AROUND TO THE REAR OF THE HOUSE, SHOTS STARTED RINGING OUT WITH HIM FIRING AT HIM, AND HE TOOK OFF RUNNING.))
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[OUT Q=took off running.]


Maddox was hit in the hand and shoulder.. his son took off in a family car but was stopped by police a short while later.
News of the shootings spread quickly in Amherst County.
Steve Coley works at the garage next door to the Maddoxes.. he says they were a quiet, down- to- earth couple who took pride in their house and property.
Coley had known Kathy Maddox most of her life.. he can hardly believe what happened.
[SOT 19:18:15]

((STEVE COLEY/WORKS NEXT DOOR: VERY SHOCKED, VERY SHOCKED.. WHEN IT GETS THAT CLOSE TO HOME IT MAKES YOU SIT BACK AND THINK ABOUT THINGS.))
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[OUT Q=think about things.]


John Maddox attended his son's advisement hearing today.. the two hugged each other after the younger Maddox was ordered held without bond in a juvenile detention home.
Meanwhile the search for a motive continues.
[SOT 19:21:02]

((JIMMY AYERS: THERE'S NO INDICATIONS THERE WERE ANY PROBLEMS BETWEEN THE CHILD AND THE PARENTS AT ALL, AND FOR A REASON RIGHT NOW.. A MOTIVE.. WE DO NOT HAVE ONE RIGHT NOW.))
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[OUT Q=one right now.]))
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[Live=Steve Full/Lynchburg Bureau]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg]


A preliminary hearing for the teen is scheduled for August.. and under Virginia law, if the court finds probable cause he committed these crimes..
[Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/Lynchburg Bureau]

.. he'll be tried as and adult for murder. Keith?


[Broughman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#00-26 TC25:35]
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The jury in a Botetourt County murder trial wants to continue their deliberations rather than go home.
Jurors have already been at it for seven hours today.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Tina/Starlink]


Tina Tenret is at the courthouse in Fincastle with the latest.
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[Double Boxes=Keith and Tina/Starlink]



[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


G-E employees prepare to vote on a new contract-- one that already has union leadership's blessing.
That's still ahead on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And Roanoke has a new mayor tonight.
We'll find out what Ralph Smith has in store for the Star City.
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[Clark]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-14 TC1:39:40]
[GRAPHIC=Legal SCales]


A Virginia Tech student was convicted today of throwing her stillborn baby away in a dumpster.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


21-year-old Rosetta Clark pleaded "no contest" to the misdemeanor.
The judge sentenced her to serve 20 days in jail.
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Clark called police to her apartment in March because she couldn't stop her bleeding. Investigators say she denied giving birth.
But a trail of blood led them to the baby, wrapped in plastic bags in a dumpster at her apartment complex.
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((FRED KELLERMAN/CLARK'S ATTORNEY: IT WAS ALREADY A TRAGEDY THAT IT OCCURRED AND IT WAS NOT HER FAULT THAT SHE GAVE STILLBIRTH ON THIS DAY.)) [38:47 - 38:54] ((JOEY SHOWALTER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE TRUE TRAGEDY IS SHE'S NOT CONCERNED ABOUT THE CHILD, SHE'S CONCERNED ABOUT HERSELF AND HER BLEEDING. ))
[SUPER=01-Fred Kellerman/Clark's Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Joey Showalter/Commonwealth's Attorney; :08]
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[OUT Q=herself and her bleeding.]
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[VO-NAT]


Clark won't have to go to jail yet...
Her lawyer says she'll appeal the conviction.
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[Freeman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-23 TC24:05]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


A Danville man convicted of crimes involving young girls will spend seven and a half years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


A judge sentenced 25 year old Roger Donavan Freeman this morning, for eight different crimes, including sodomy, statutory rape and producing child pornography.
After he serves the seven and half year sentence, he will be on probation for three years, have to get counseling and enter into the sex offender program.
Freeman said he was sorry about what he did.
More related charges are pending against Freeman.
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[GE]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-18 TC1:10:19]
[GRAPHIC=General Electric]


General Electric and its unions may be close to a new contract agreement.
The old three-year contract expired Sunday and negotiations have been underway since late May.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/April 30]


Workers at G-E's Salem plant rallied in April for better job security. Union officials say 150-thousand high-paying jobs have disappeared in the last 15 years.
The company says union leadership unanimously endorsed the new three-year labor agreement.
Union employees will vote on the new contract next Thursday.
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[Tech-Development]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-20 TC1:11:32]
[GRAPHIC=Business NEws]


A new link between Virginia Tech and the Roanoke Valley.... this one deals with job creation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The University is opening an Economic Development office with the Roanke Valley Economic Development Partnership in Franklin Plaza.
Tech President Charles Steger says the satellite office will help Southwestern Virginia bring businesses like the new Bio-Technical Center to town.
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[IN Q=Then there are going]

[TAPE: VA Tech E.D. TC:01:57:11] ((CHARLES STEGER: THEN THERE ARE GOING TO BE JOBS FOR Ph.D. RESEARCHERS AND ENGINEERS, ACCOUNTANTS, FINANCIAL PEOPLE, MARKETING PEOPLE. ALL THESE THINGS GO TOGETHER. EVEN THOUGH YOU HAVE A GOOD QUALITY PRODUCT, YOU STILL NEED A WAY TO PRODUCE IT AND MARKET IT AND SELL IT.))
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[OUT Q=and sell it.]
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The office staff will help prospective businesses research the Roanoke Valley.
The partnership has assisted with 730 million dollars in investments since 1983.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
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Profit taking drove Wall Street lower today. [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
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The DOW plunged 129-points while NASDAQ dropped 63.
The Bloomberg News 7 Index lost three-quarters of a point.
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[Roanoke-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC36:45]
[GRAPHIC=Ralph Smith]


Ralph Smith promises a strong work ethic and a can-do spirit when he takes over the Roanoke mayor's office.
Smith and three other members of Roanoke City Council were sworn in this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Smith's three children held the bible, while Judge Diane Strickland administered the oath of office this morning.

Standing in a packed courtroom, Smith donned a hardhat as he told the crowd he's ready to get to work.
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((I'M READY TO START MY NEW JOB WORKING FOR MY NEW BOSSES, THE GREAT PEOPLE OF ROANOKE. I EXPECT THAT I WILL BE TOUGH. I EXPECT THAT YOU WILL BE TOUGH DEMANDING THE BEST OF ME. AND YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO BE.))
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[OUT Q=have every right to be.]
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[VO-NAT]


The next City Council meeting will include two other newcomers... Bill Carder and Bill Bestpitch were also sworn in today.
Incumbent Linda Wyatt also took the oath of office for a new four- year term.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, a local coaching legend in the sandlot ranks passes away. Qualifying is on tap tonight in Daytona.
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And the all-stars football camp wraps up with a big time NFL-like combine for the kids.
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[S-Pepsi]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=PEPSI 400]


The Winston Cup stars return to work tonight in Daytona. Qualifying for the Pepsi 400 is on tap later this evening. Time trials were originally set to get underway at eight, but rain has forced qualifying to be pushed back to 8:30. I'll have your top 25 rundown tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 1010] And don't forget that this Saturday night you can watch flag to flag coverage of the annual Fourth Of July weekend event right here on Your Hometown Station beginning at eight. The Pepsi 400 from Daytona.
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[S-Combine]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-64 1:08:02]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


The All Star Clinics of the Roanoke Valley first annual combine took over the Roanoke Steam turf as high schoolers tested themselves. Steve Mason has more.
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[SUPER=01-Matt Link/Kansas Assistant Strength Coach; :26]
[SUPER=01-Walt Derey/All Star Clinics Founder; :52]
[SUPER=01-Austin Bousman/Lord Botetourt All-State Receiver; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Jim Hickam/Northide Head Coach; 1:16(QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Ben Foutz/Cave Spring Head Coach; 1:22(QUICK)]
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[SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/New York Giants Running Back; 1:40]
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((36 high schoolers experienced what an NFL combine atmosphere feels like. ((:))
Kansas University assistant director of strength and conditioning Matt Link ran the combine which included the L drill, the 40 yard dash, the pro agility drill, the broad jump and the high jump. ((:))
Competition to play college football is always getting tougher, making the exposure to drills and coaches that can improve performance in key areas such as speed and agility even more important. ((:))
The combine is not just for the kids, area coaches are also learning and they are giving the combine a thumbs up. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((MATT LINK:)) ((TIKI BARBER:)) Both Tiki and Ronde Barber begin their own training camp in just over two weeks. Steve Mason, New 7 sports.))

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-72 4326tc]
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One of the men who influenced Foutz and the Barbers before they made their marks on Friday Football Extra unexpectedly passed away this morning.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Fall;:00]

Dwight Bogle, the coach of the Cave Spring Lions sandlot youth football team in Southwest Roanoke County for 39 years died today. No other football coach in Virginia on any level ever coached the same team for as many years as Bogle did.
[SUPER=04-November 28, 1999;]

Last November, many of his family members, friends and former players gathered to honor the coach. At that time they retired his team forever in the rec leagues and also renamed Cave Spring's high school field Dwight Bogle Stadium. Dwight Bogle was 68 years old.
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[S-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-63 (1:09:24)]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Another camp entertained its share of kids today as Rick Crotts held his annual basketball camp.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co; :]


30 kids ages 7 to 13 have spent the past 4 days at Glenvar for the camp. Crotts and his staff have placed a major emphasis on the fundamentals.
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[IN Q="Kids now...]

((RICK CROTTS/CAMP DIRECTOR: KIDS NOW DAYS ARE JUST THEY'VE WATCHED T.V. THEY'VE WATCHED THE PRO AME AND THEY GET AWAY WITH DOING THE FUNDAMENTALS THINGS THAT'S WHAT OUR BASIS IS ON FUNDAMENTALS.))
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[OUT Q=....on fundamentals."]
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Crotts, who's the head coach at Glenvar, has so much faith in teaching fundamentals that his team will attend a different camp this year which focuses on the basics of the game.
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[IN Q="With the...]

((CROTTS: WITH THE KIDS WE HAVE COMING THRU OUR MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM ITS STARTING TO SHOW AND WE'VE JUST REALLY STARTED TO DO THAT. THE LAST THREE YEARS AND WE'RE JUST GOING TO KEEP DOING IT. MATTER OF FACT WE'RE NOT TAKING OUR ARSITY TO TEAM CAMP. WE'RE GOING TO INDIVIDUAL CAMP SO WE CAN WORK ON THOSE FUNDAMENTALS TOO.))
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[OUT Q=....fundamentals too."]
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[S-Stuff]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-68]
[GRAPHIC=WIMBLEDON]


Day number four at the Wimbledon championships would showcase yet another update as the women's draw was reduced to just seven seeded players.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/TNT; :00]

Mary Pierce the reigning French Open champ was knocked out of the tournament today by unseeded Magui Serna from Spain.
Pierce lost in straight sets 7-6 and 7-6. Capriati and Davenport were able to stay alive and advance.
[SUPER=03-Bethlehem, PA/ESPN; ]

The Senior's US Open championship is taking place in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Jack Nicklaus is definitely in the hunt. He's in the clubhouse after shooting a four under par round of 67. That's four under par and two shots off the lead.
[SUPERR=03-Cincinnati, OH/MLB;]

And the Reds and Cardinals closed out their four game series with the front running Cards getting the best of Reds 12-to-3. The Cards got three homers to power the victory. Amazingly McGwire did not get any of them.

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[Promo]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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It's a big day for 26 young women hoping to be crowned Miss Virginia.
Tonight, marks the first round of competition.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon joins us with details.
[Live=Jean full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1;]


Keith,
Tonight the contestants will take center stage at the Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium.
There are 3 days of competition -- and the winner will be crowned Saturday night.
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[VO-NAT]


The contestants are representatives from local pageants from across the state.
Saturday's winner will go to compete in Miss America Scholarship Pageant.
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[LIVE=Jean full/Newsroom]


Tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll some of the highlights from tonight's opening round.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jean/Newsroom]

Keith,