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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Residents' concerns over High School construction at Woods End.
We've got the results of the union contract vote at G-E in Salem.
The final results of the investigation into J-F-K Junior's plane crash.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


And Michael Clagget goes to his death in the electric chair.
News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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((THERE HAVE BEEN ENOUGH CONCERNS THAT WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR US TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER SO THAT THEY COULD SEE WHAT'S GOING ON))
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[OUT Q=going on]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke County School Officials try to ease residents' fears about the construction of the new high school.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphrey

[County-School]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC45:01]
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When bulldozers moved into the Woods End Site to start construction on South County high school -- residents' concerns shifted into high gear.
Tonight school officials were hoping to change that by providing some answers.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Joy/Newsroom]


Joy Sutton attended the informational meeting. She's here to explain what residents are worried about.
[Live=Joy Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@joy1;]


Keith,
One of the main concerns residents raised tonight was the need for buffers --to muffle the noise and the view of the school.
And school officials assured them that would happen.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;00]
[SUPER=01-David Carter/Homeowner;08]
[SUPER=01-Linda Webber/Roanoke Co. Superintendent;34]
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(( David Carter is just one of many Cave Spring homeowners concerned about how the South County high school will affect his property.
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((DAVID CARTER/HOMEOWNER: WE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THERE WAS GOING TO BE SOME TYPE OF BUFFER OR FENCE PUT UP TO SCREEN ALL THE NOISE FROM OUR PROPERTY)) [RUNS04]
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((BUTT...BUTT..BUTT))
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((WE'VE BEEN TOLD THAT THERE WAS GOING TO BE MORE THAN ONE LINE OF TREES IN THAT BUFFER AND SO THAT'S OUR BIGGEST CONTENTION. ONE ROW OF TREES IS JUST NOT GOING TO BLOCK A WHOLE LOT OF NOISE FROM THE PRACTICE FIELD)) [RUNS12]
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Through information session like this one Roanoke County School officials say they're hoping to ease some of the anxiety.
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[SOT 12:29:53]
[IN Q=Just solid information]

((LINDA WEBER/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: JUST SOLID INFORMATION SO PEOPLE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY OVER THINGS THEY DON'T NEED TO WORRY OVER)) [RUNS06]
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((RICHARD FLORA/EXECUTIVE ASST. FOR OPERATIONS: WHERE WE HAVE TO CUT DOWN THE PROPERTY LINE WE WILL GO BACK AND PUT SOME VEGETATION BACK IN OTHER PLACES WHERE WE'RE NOT EXCAVATING THEN WE'RE LEAVING IT)) [RUNS11]
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For some residents that can't happen soon enough -- and they say while it sounds good, they're just waiting to see that it actually happens.
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((JEFF COPELAND: LET'S GO AHEAD AND GET SOME FINAL GRADING AND GET SOME TREES IN NOW NOT WAIT FOR TWO YEARS FOR THE FINAL GRADING TO BE DONE)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=to be done]))
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[Live=Joy Full/Newsroom]


School officials say landscaping will be one of the last parts of the project and it will be at least 18 months before construction is finished.
Residents will soon be able to monitor the progress of the school, thanks to a website the county is setting up.


Keith,
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[D'Ville-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=dse]
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George Washington High school in Danville could get an upgrade.
City Manager Jerry Gwaltney proposed a 16 million dollar improvement project for the school.
The project would be paid for through a bond issue.
Another multi-million dollar project proposed tonight would upgrade the city's six elementary and middle schools.


That project would be paid for with lottery funds.


[Clagett]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
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For only the second time in five years, Virginia has executed a man in the electric chair.
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In 1995, the state began giving inmates a choice between electrocution and lethal injection.
39 year old Michael David Clagett (KLAG-et) chose the chair and was pronounced dead just after nine o'clock tonight.
His minister said he was a truly reformed man.
He killed four strangers, while robbing a Virginia Beach restaurant in 1994.
The robbery netted 400 dollars.
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[GE-Vote]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
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No surprise for General Electric tonight. Union Employees in Salem voted to accept a new three-year contract.
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[VO-NAT]
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The contract offers G-E workers across the country a 14- percent wage increase over the next three years, along with early retirement options and a better pension plan.
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[IN Q=I would say]

[TAPE: GE VOTE TC:09:52:08] ((ROY ROGERS: I WOULD SAY IT WAS A VERY DIFFICULT TIME AND IT WAS A HARD FIGHT. BUT WE WERE ABLE TO GET MOST OF THE THINGS WE WANTED. BUT I THINK WE DID END UP WITH A FAIR CONTRACT.))
[SUPER=01-Roy Rogers/Local 161 President]
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The vote approved the contract by a 90 percent margin at C-U-E Local 161. The national tally will released tomorrow.
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[Lane]


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Police in North Carolina are calling the shooting death of N-F-L running back Fred Lane a homicide.
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[VO-NAT]
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Lane was found dead inside his home near Charlotte this afternoon.
His wife is being questioned, but police did not say if she's a suspect.
Lane was named in a domestic complaint filed by his wife in March, but she did not press charges.
Lane was the Carolina Panthers all-time leading rusher, until he was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in the off-season.
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[Farmville-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Farmville authorities have charged a man with killing his ex- wife and her mother in their homes late yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]


53- year- old Reginald Varner was arrested last night after being stopped for speeding.. an officer noticed blood in his vehicle.
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He's charged with using an axe to murder his former wife.. 50- year- old Suzanne Varner, seen here in a News7 story from two years ago.
Varner also allegedly murdered his former mother- in- law, Susan Arena.
The two women owned Suzi's Antiques in Farmville, which provided many of the costumes for the movie "Titanic".
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[Pitts-Body]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A body was found this morning in a Pittsylvania County resident's driveway.
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A black man in his late teens or early 20's was found on Moorefield Bridge Road.
Authorities say the victim was shot at least once.
The body has been sent to Roanoke for an autopsy.
Authorities have not released the man's name.
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[Lafayette-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Roanoke police are investigating another instance of gunfire along Lafayette Boulevard.
A woman says she was sitting in her house with her 5-year-old son last night when she heard four or five pops.
Police say one bullet went through two walls of the building.
Two more bullet holes were found in the siding. No one was hurt.
People in the neighborhood have complained recently about gangs of teenagers firing guns.
Roanoke authorities refuse to attribute the incidents to organized gangs.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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What do you do when Virginia's number one road building project costs 159 million dollars more than you were told?

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If you're in Virginia's General Assembly, the 45- percent increase in the price tag for the Springfield Mixing Bowl project might encourage you to ask for a blue ribbon commission to find out what's going on over at the Virginia Department of Transportation.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: IT WOULD APPEAR TO ME THAT WE'RE NOT GETTING THE NECESSARY INFORMATION TO MAKE POLICY.
AND EVEN AFTER WE EXPRESS THAT POLICY, IT APPEARS TO ME THAT FOR EXAMPLE, THE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD HAS A PLAN TO SET OUT TO UNDO WHAT THE LEGISLATURE DID.))
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Virginia's Democrats tried to study V-DOT this year-- but the Governor vetoed a bi-partisan legislative audit.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE DON'T NEED PARTISANS ... GETTING IN AND TRASHING ANY DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT FOR THEIR OWN PARTISAN, POLITICAL ENDS.))
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The Joint Legislative Audit Review Commission is actually now controlled by Republicans.
But the Governor is appointing his own Inspector General to oversee V-DOT.
He requested one of two State Police criminal investigations into contracting.
And he replaced the agency's commissioner last year.
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[Roanoke-Police]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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The Roanoke City Police Department says it was conducting an investigation of it's own before federal agents were called in to take over.
The Department says rumors of misconduct by a few officers sparked the initial internal investigation.
But soon afterwards, the department turned the investigation over to the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
Officials confirmed at least one officer has been placed on administrative leave but would not say how many other officers are under investigation.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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The N-T-S-B says it's finished investigating the crash that killed John Kennedy, Junior.
We'll have the board's findings next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, a massive clean-up is underway to save thousands of oil-soaked penguins.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey everybody, Steve Mason with you tonight in sports and for all of you Tarheel fans, we will have the announcement of Kansas coach Roy Williams on whether or not he is taking the job at UNC. there's a new Big Mac in town and he made his presence known in his first major league game. A Radford high school tennis star makes national sports news, sister act from Wimbledon and hockey is back in the games all of this in sports.))
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[Kennedy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
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The National Transportation Safety Board has closed the book on the plane crash that killed John F. Kennedy, Junior, his wife and sister in law.
Bobbi Harley sums up the findings.
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(( THE DEATH OF JOHN F. KENNEDY, JR, MOVED PEOPLE TO MOURN WORLD-WIDE. BUT EXACTLY WHAT CAUSED HIS SMALL PLANE TO CRASH ALMOST A YEAR AGO IS DRAWING MUCH LESS FAN FARE. THE MOST DRAMATIC IMAGE - PICTURES RELEASED FOR THE FIRST TIME OF THE PIECES OF THE PIPER SARATOGA AIRCRAFT PULLED FROM THE OCEAN OFF THE COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS LAST JULY. BUT EXACTLY WHAT BROUGHT IT DOWN IS SIMPLY POSTED HERE - THE WEB SITE OF THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD. AND THE FINAL REPORT PUTS THE BLAME FOR THE ACCIDENT THAT KILLED KENNEDY, HIS WIFE, AND HER SISTER ON KENNEDY HIMSELF - THAT THE PLANE CRASHED BECAUSE OF GRFX: THE PILOTS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL A RESULT OF SPATIAL DISORIENTATION. THATS WHEN A PILOT CANT SEE THE HORIZON AND LOSES THE ABILITY TO KNOW WHAT'S UP AND WHAT'S DOWN - SIMPLY PUT - HE BECOMES LOST IN SPACE. ANIMATION: IN KENNEDY'S CASE - INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE HE GOT DISORIENTED WHEN HE STARTED TO DESCEND OVER THE WATER - ENDING WITH HIM CRASHING INTO IT. MOREOVER THE REPORT FOUND OTHER GRFX: FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT WERE HAZE AND THE DARK NIGHT. KENNEDY HAD LOGGED A LITTLE MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED HOURS IN THE AIR - AND HAD NOT BEEN TRAINED TO FLY BY READING THE INSTRUMENTS ALONE. A COMBINATION OF CONDITIONS THAT PROVED DEADLY THAT NIGHT AND WHILE THE INVESTIGATION IS NOW OFFICIALLY CLOSED -- THE MEMORY OF SUCH A NATIONAL TRAGEDY WILL MOST LIKELY LIVE ON. BH, CBS NEWS, NY))

[Air-Rage]


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Americans are so frustrated by the inconveniences of air travel... some are acting wild- -even violent, sometimes.

One passenger threw a can of beer at a flight attendant and bit a pilot just this week on a Continental flight.
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Flight Attendants staged demonstrations at airports around the world today saying they've had it with pushy passengers who are making their jobs downright dangerous.
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((YOU'VE GOT AN AIRPLANE AT 35 THOUSAND FEET, 400 PASSENGERS. IT ONLY TAKES ONE CRAZY PERSON TO BREAK INTO THE COCKPIT, KILL THE PILOT AND 400 PEOPLE ARE DEAD.))
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[VO-NAT]


A government study of 152 incidents found 40-percent of the time the pilot either had to leave the cockpit to deal with the disturbance or was interrupted by flight attendants who needed help.
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[Goodlatte]


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High gas prices were high on the list today, as the Roanoke County Supervisors sat down with Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Though gas prices have fallen a few cents recently, self serve regular is still hovering around a dollar fifty a gallon.
And while local elected officials have little control over the price at the pump, they're hearing about it from their constituents.
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((I'M ANXIOUS THAT IT STABILIZE BECAUSE OTHER THAN JUST DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY, IT AFFECTS A LOT OF OUT OTHER INDUSTRIES TOO. PETROLEUM AFFECTS AN AWFUL LOT OF THINGS WE DO IN THE UNITED STATES.))
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[VO-NAT]
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Goodlatte told the supervisors he supports an increase in domestic oil production.
But at this point, he does not favor tapping the nation's petroleum reserve, or suspending the federal gas tax, as some in Congress have suggested.
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[Milk-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC1:28:03]
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High gas prices are also helping to wreak havoc on dairy farmers' paychecks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Allen Sisson says he's been losing thousands of dollars a month since milk prices plunged in December.
That, combined with the higher cost of fuel, is making it hard to break even.
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((IT'S AFFECTING ME ABOUT 5-6,000 A MONTH. WITH THE SUPPLY AND DEMAND, I THINK WE'RE JUST PRODUCING TOO MUCH MILK ON THE WEST COAST AND IT'S KILLING US ON THE EAST COAST BECAUSE WE'RE HAVING TO CONTEND WITH THEIR PRICES. ))
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((GORDON GROOVER/EXTENSION ECONOMIST: IT IS THE TRADITIONAL OR CLASSIC COST-PRICE SQUEEZE THAT DAIRYMEN IN VIRGINIA ARE EXPERIENCING AND NATIONWIDE.))
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[SUPER=01-Gordon Groover/Extension Economist;]
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[VO-NAT]


Analysts say that milk prices are the lowest they've been in nearly 20 years... and that it may be another year before they rebound.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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It's a mystery in some thirty states...
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[VO-NAT]

what's causing frog birth defects and could it affect humans.
We'll have more on a new study to solve that mystery when News 7 returns.
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[Penguins]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
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You may have seen pictures of oil- soaked penguins in South Africa
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[VO-NAT]
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But I want to show you something that depicts the enormity of the clean- up effort.
More than ten-thousand penguins have been taken to a warehouse where they're herded into portable swimming pools to be scrubbed up.
It is the largest evacuation ever of wild birds.
They were taken from their home on Dassen Island where an oil tanker sank last week.
The captured birds are helicoptered out of the area, cleaned up, then trucked eight-hours up the coast to be released into the ocean. It may take the flightless birds 10 or eleven days to swim back home.
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[Deformed-Frogs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=khu]
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Now here's an animal mystery story- -much closer to home:
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Laurel, MD]


Something really strange is happening to the frogs
The U-S Fish and Wildlife Service has launched a full-scale investigation to try to determine the cause of abnormalities in frogs, toads, salamanders and other amphibians.
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[SOT 15:03:05]
[IN Q=They've become victims]

((THEY'VE BECOME VICTIMS OF SOME BIZARRE MALFORMATIONS, SOME HAVE EXTRA LEGS, SOME HAVE NOT ENOUGH LEGS, SOME HAVE DEFORMED BODIES AND THIS ISN'T JUST HAPPENING TO FROGS AT PATUXENT. ))
[SUPER=01-Jamie Rappaport Clark/US Fish and Wildlife Service Dir.;]
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[OUT Q=at Patuxent.]
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[VO-NAT]


If it can happen in a relatively uncontaminated National Wildlife Preserve, it may be much worse in other areas.
Scientists don't know the cause, but the list of suspects includes pesticides, fertilizers, disease, ozone-layer depletion, ultra- violet radiation. They just don't know.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Kansas University holds a news conference at 10:30 tonight to make a major announment concerning basketball coach Roy Williams and the North Carolina job,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Roanoke; :00]


But first our extra point. Bobby Allison has remarried his former wife Judy. They were married for a second time this past Monday. Their divorce four years ago seemd to be a bi-product of the tragedies that had afflicted the family. But they are reunited again.
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[S-UNC]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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The University of North Carolina got it's answer on a new head basketball coach, although the answer Kansas University coach Roy Williams gave was NOT the one the Tarheel family was hoping for.
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[VO-NAT]
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Williams fought back tears as he informed reporters and media at a news conference last night of his decision. a crowd of thousands stood outside the news conference and reacted with great joy as their coach expressed his reasoning with deep sorrow for his former family at UNC.
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[anchor=steve]
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UNC now resumes it's search once again for a new head men's basketball coach.

[S-Reds]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Cincinnati Reds are beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 in the ninth inning right now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/Reds vs. Cardinals; :00]


and the reason we are showing you a game still in progress is because of that guy. Keith McDonald, playing in his first major league baseball game has hit not just one, but two homeruns in his first two at bats, a feat that has been accomplished only one other time in national League history. Another Big Mac in the making.
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[S-Braves]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-70]
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Ask most, if they would think it crazy for the Expos to take three of four from the Braves at Turner Field and they would say you should be committed. Well, guess what.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/TBS; :00]

Next Tuesday the Braves will host the 2000 all star game but it was the Expos who played like all stars yesterday.
We pick up the action in the top of the third, Jose Vidro singles to center field
[SUPER=35-Montreal/4/Atlanta/2;]

and Peter Bergeron is gonna come on down to make it 1-zip Expos.
On to the fifth and Vladimir Guerrero says whaaaaa zzzzzuuuuuuppppppp to this pitch, a three run shot and the Expos down the Braves 4-2.
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[S-RU]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-65]
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Wimbledon might be the international story, but Radford high school's Emily Nester is the hot topic here in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]

This week's edition of Sports Illustrated features Toronto pitcher David Wells on the cover and if you turn to the
Faces in the crowd section, you can find Emily's picture. Nester beat Terrah Finney of New Kent high 6-1, 6-1 to win the girls single A tennis state championship. She later won the doubles crown as well with teammate Caroline Downs.
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-73]
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Venus and Serena Williams closed another chapter in yet another Sister act sequel at Wimbledon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England; :00]


Venus topped her sibling in straight sets 6-2 and 7-6 to reach her first Wimbledon final. She will face defending champ Lindsay Davenport in Saturday's All-American finals match. This marks the first women's title between two Americans since 1990. Serena did have her chances, but capitalized on just two of 11 break points and made 49 unforced errors.
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[S-Hockey]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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The commonwealth games will just about cook the athletes once again this hot summer, unless you play ice hockey, a sport that returns as a medal sport with an adult division as well.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Three teams will be going for the gold this weekend at the Ice Station in Roanoke.
The puck drops in the first game at 8:30 Saturday morning.
Having the tournament in the Star City is a plus for hockey in Southwest Virginia.
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[SUPER=01-Tim Christian/Ice Station;]
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[OUT Q=for hockey]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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The youth teams will play July 15th and 16th at the Ice Station.
Teams from as far away as Northern Virginia make up the two divisions of three teams each.

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-68]
[GRAPHIC=New River Speedway]


WDBJ-7 will bring you flag to flag coverage at the New River Valley Speedway next Saturday night, bringing you the hometown highlights. The winner will take home a four legged trophy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Newbern; :]


Newbern Eclectic Company is making the trophy for the Kroger Pepsi 250. it's a carousel horse. Owner James McDaniel makes the horses for theme parks and gift shops around the United States.

And this is the first horse he's turned into a trophy for racing.
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[IN Q="The horse.]

((JAMES MCDANIEL/NEWBERN ECLETIC COMPANY: THIS HORSE WAS MADE AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND THE HORSE HAS A UNITED STATES FLAG ON IT AND SO THAT'S GOING TO BE THE FIRST PLACE TROPHY AND WE WILL AD SOME NASCAR OR WHATEVER INSIGNIA THE RACE PEOPLE WANT ON TO THIS OAK BASE AND THIS WILL BE THE FIRST ONE OF MY KNOWLEDGE PRESENTED AS A RACE CAR TROPHY.))
[SUPER=01-James McDaniel/Newbern Ecletic Company; :]
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[OUT Q=.....car trophy."]
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[VO NAT]
McDaniel says the speedway wanted something different and he said some of the horses have sold for more than 2-thousand dollars.
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[IN Q="If I...]

((MCDANIEL: IF I WERE A RACE CAR DRIVER I WOULD LOVE IT I DON'T KNOW WHAT ALL THE OTHER TROPHIES ARE MADE OF AND THEY MAY BE A LITTLE LARGER BUT I THINK SOMETHING THAT IS AMERICAN MADE MADE RIGHT HERE IN VIRGINIA WITH THIS KIND OF TALENT THAT GOES INTO IT WOULD BE A TREASURE FOR ANYBODY, PARTICULARLY A WINNER.))
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[OUT Q=....as a winner."]

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-66 5719TC]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Finally, the Major League baseball all-star game is in Atlanta next Tuesday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;:00]

Trevor Hoffman, one of the most high strung relievers in the game will play for the National League. That's not a surprise, but the fact that many of his fellow big leaguers get ready to perform by playing video games is a little shocking.
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[IN Q=YOU KNOW GUYS...]
[SUPER=01-Trevor Hoffman/Padres' All-Star Pitcher; :00]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Hoffman recently donned the fluorescent bulbs to help make the Playstation game MLB 2001. He says fans can actually learn more about his style from the game than they can from seeing him in person.
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