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Coming up on News 7-
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire hits the book shelves.
Hull's Drive In theater re-opens in style with a LINE of cars.
The test of America's missile defense program is delayed.
And the meeting between Black leaders and the Governor may prove important for what WASN'T said.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Children and their parents are flocking to bookstores tonight to get thei hands on the new Harry Potter book.
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[Harry-Potter]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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The new book-- "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"-- goes on sale tomorrow.
But then tomorrow's just one hour away.
So the fourth in the series of best sellers will show up at the bewitching hour.
Bookstores here in Roanoke and across the country are holding midnight release parties.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Joy/Microwave]


Joy Sutton is at one of those parties-- at Books A Million in Roanoke.
What are all those Muggles up to?
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[Hull's-Angels]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The big screen is back in Rockbridge county and this time it's open for the entire season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


Cars lined up outside Hull's Drive In tonight for the theater's grand re-opening.
Movie-goers can now go to the Drive-In three nights a week until October.
That's thanks to the efforts of the non-profit group, Hull's Angels... who refused to watch this Rockbridge landmark go down the tubes after the original owner died two years ago.
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[SOT 15:17:45]
[IN Q=For us baby-boomers]
[SUPER=01-Lindy Felix/Hull's Angels]
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[OUT Q=alive for the next generation.]
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[VO-NAT]


Some improvements have been made to the drive-in.
It has a new projector and guests can listen to the movie on F-M radio.
Hull's Angels are in the process of purchasing the theater and they hope to make it a family attraction for years to come.
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[IN Q=If we can keep]
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[OUT Q=at least ten years.]
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The group still hopes to raise an additional 75-thousand dollars to complete more upgrades and purchase the theater.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN ADDRESS]
If you'd like to make a contribution, you can send it to Post Office Box One... Lexington 24450.
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[Missile-test]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=khu]
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Tonight's test of the missile defense system has been delayed by a couple of hours.
A problem developed with electronic signals inside the missile that tell ground controllers its course of flight.

Pentagon rocket scientists still hope to get it off the ground tonight.
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[V/O-NAT]
An interceptor rocket is to be launched from an Army missile range in the Pacific Ocean 20 minutes after a target missile flies aloft from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
The idea was for the small maneuverable ``kill vehicle'' to be carried into space by the interceptor to guide itself into the path of the target missile.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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It was one of many tests scheduled for the National Missile Defense Program.
But it's probably the last test before President Clinton decides whether to give the go ahead to start building the system.

[Danville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Danville police have charged a man in a domestic murder that happened last night.
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40 year old Clyde Scott Pruitt is charged with first degree murder of Anthony Chris Gill.
This marks is the seventh murder in Danville this year.
Police Chief Neal Morris says his department is stressed.
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Morris says the city averages 8 to 12 murders a year.
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[Pitts-Body]


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[WRITER=sch]
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Authorities say they know how a teenager was killed in Pittsylvania County-- they found three gunshots wounds mainly to his chest and abdomen.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Yesterday;]


18 year old Antoine Lamont Jones of Danville was found dead on a driveway at Moorefield Bridge Road in a rural part of Pittsylvania County.
Authorities are not saying if they've identified any suspects.
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[L'burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A Lynchburg man is expected to survive an early morning shooting and robbery in his home.
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38- year- old Edward Reeves was shot once in the chest inside his home at 915 Dearing Street around four a-m.

Police say several men kicked in the front door, shot Reeves, then stole an undisclosed amount of money from him.


Authorities believe the shooting is drug- related.
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[Erving-son]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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They found Julius Erving's son.
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[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL]


The body of 19-year Corey Erving was discovered still inside his car -- at the bottom of a pond -- A HALF MILE FROM HOME.
Corey Erving's disappearance made national news, because his father made millions as one of the most gifted basketball players of all time.
Last month "Doctor J" went public about his missing son... and the teenager's history of substance abuse.
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((I'LL BE PREPARED WHEN IT COMES YEAH. YEAH I'LL BE PREPARED WHEN IT COMES TO DEAL WITH IT.))
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Today, a family spokesman quoted Julius Erving as saying the family is stronger because of this even as hard as it has been.
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[GE-Vote]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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General Electric Union members have accepted a new three-year contract.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday]


More than 20-thousand union workers including 500 in Salem cast their votes.
Local members of the International Union of Electronic Workers approved the contract by a 90 percent margin.
They say the new contract will raise their salaries by 14-percent and provide early retirement opportunities.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[writer=chr]
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The N-double-A-C-P says it wants a decision on Confederate History Month by September.
That's next on News Seven.
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And it was Abraham Lincoln's home away from home... now it's a national landmark.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks, this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with your Friday night stuff that includes the opening the Commonwealth Games baseball competition and the arrival or Frank Beamer and Miss America back in Carroll Co. The Blue Heels turn their attention to Brown, the Wrath returns home, and the racing world mourns that death of Kenny

Irwin tonight on the Big 7.))[Gilmore-NAACP]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The second meeting between Governor Jim Gilmore and the state's black civil rights groups was by all accounts amicable.
But that may be because NOT everything was said in the meeting.
Ellen Qualls has more from Richmond.
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((Our cameras were only allowed in for a minute.
Afterwards, on Confederate History Month:
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((DEL. JERRAULD JONES: WE MADE IT VERY CLEAR-- VERY, VERY CLEAR... OFFENSIVE TO MANY, MANY PEOPLE.)) [runs:08 ]
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I THINK THAT GETTING MORE INFORMATION, TALKING TO MORE PEOPLE IS THE RIGHT APPROACH. AND I THOUGHT THEY AGREED WITH ME ON THAT. I'D BE SURPRISED IF THEY SAID ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY.)) [runs:07]
What they said was that they have a timetable, which they apparently didn't tell the Governor.
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((SALIM KHALFANI/VIRGINIA NAACP: BY LABOR DAY, WE'RE HOPING HE'S MADE A DECISION. SO THAT WE CAN MOVE FORWARD ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.)) [runs:08]
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((REV. CURTIS HARRIS/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONF.: THE SCLC WILL BE WORKING WITH THE NAACP ON WHATEVER CALL THAT WE MAKE.)) [runs:08 ]
That's most likely to result in a national economic boycott.
Planning could begin this weekend.
It's on the agenda for a national NAACP meeting.
Three National Guardsmen were NOT allowed into the meeting with the Governor.
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((CAPT. JOHN WILT/VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD: I'M HERE BECAUSE MY TEAM SERGEANT AT THE TIME WAS DENIED A MUCH DESERVED PROMOTION.)) [RUNS:05]
The group was sent instead to make their allegations to the Public Safety Secretary.
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((CAPT. JOHN WILT/VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD: THERE'S SYSTEMATIC, OVERT RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN OUR VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD. AND I'M A REPUBLICAN, I'VE BEEN A LIFE-LONG REPUBLICAN, I SUPPORT THE GOVERNOR, AND I REALLY THINK THAT WHEN HE FINDS OUT WHAT'S BEEN GOING ON ON HIS WATCH, WHEN HE GETS THE REAL FACTS, HE'S GOING TO TAKE SOME ACTION.)) [RUNS:18]
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((SGT. CHESTER DIXON/VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD: HE'S COMMANDER IN CHIEF. I THINK THE GOVERNOR WILL DO WHAT'S RIGHT. BECAUSE HE'S SAID EVERYBODY'S OFFERED A SEAT AT THE TABLE. LET'S SEE IF MINORITIES ARE OFFERED THAT SAME SEAT AT THE TABLE.)) [runs:08]))
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[Water-Rates]


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One year has passed since the city of Roanoke implemented mandatory water restrictions.
Today, the city has a healthy supply once again, and residents of Roanoke County are enjoying the benefits of the water- sharing agreement.
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As of July first, county residents are paying less for drinking water from the Spring Hollow Reservoir.
The water- sharing agreement that helped Roanoke city make it through the drought... has allowed the county to cut its water rates.
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((WE'RE CONTINUING TO WORK WITH ROANOKE CITY TO INTERCONNECT AND TO STRENGTHEN THE SYSTEM. TO BE ABLE TO REDUCE THE RATES AND STRENGTHEN THE SYSTEM, REGIONALIZE IT WE'RE PLEASED TO DO SO.))
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The county supervisors recently adjusted sewer rates as well. While the changes will benefit the low-volume user, overall sewer revenues will remain the same.

[Cory-Everson]


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In Roanoke County a women's fitness center hopes to re-open Monday but may stay open only until September.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

About one thousand women belong to Cory Everson's Health and Fitness Club, but they were not told the place would be closed this week. The owner says the landlord refuses to pay for a new air conditioner, violating the lease. He also says the landlord doubled the rent to ten thousand dollars a month to prevent it from being sold. But the landlord says a manager OFFERED to pay ten thousand dollars a month in a takeover attempt. The owner hopes to reopen the club Monday with a new air-conditioner.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Miss Lynchburg is orchestrating a drive for musical instruments.
Details on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later take a spin around the track with some racing skunks.
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[Instrument-Donation]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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If you've got an old musical instrument tucked away in your basement or attic, it's time to dust it off and donate it to a good cause.
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Miss Lynchburg 2000, Jen Jenkins, kicked off a program today aimed at putting instruments in the hands of needy children.
Everything from flutes to tubas will be refurbished and provided to students who want to play in their school band but can't afford the instrument.
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((JEN JENKINS/MISS LYNCHBURG 2000: IT GIVES A CHILDREN AN OPPORTUNITY TO SENSE THEIR OWN CREATIVITY. A CHILD KNOWS THAT THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO SOLVE A PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM BUT NO ONE WILL EVERY PLAY A FLUTE THE WAY A CHILD CAN PLAY THE FLUTE.. IT'S THEIRS, IT'S THEIR INDIVIDUALITY AND IT BELONGS TO THEM.))
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The instruments will be collected during the next three weeks.
They can be dropped off at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center or the PTO thrift shop.
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[Anderson-Cottage]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=khu]
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Abraham Lincoln's favorite hideaway- -the Soldier's Home- -is America's newest national monument.
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[VO-NAT]
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President Clinton today signed a proclamation designating the 157-year-old landmark as President Lincoln and Soldiers' Home National Monument.
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((THIS COTTAGE BEHIND ME IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AS WELL AS THE LEAST-KNOWN LINCOLN SITE IN THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES.))
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[OUT Q=the entire United States.]
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From 1862 to 1864, Lincoln spent his summers at the cottage. He drafted the Emancipation Proclamation there.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Lincoln commuted the three miles from the White House on horseback ...often riding alone through the streets of Washington, more often accompanied by just one other rider who insisted Lincoln might one night need protection.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Roanoke Wrath played the first of two games this weekend. Last night at Victory Stadium, the Wrath beat the Northern Virginia Royals 3-to-2. Tonight goalie Danny Britton and the rest of the team will hit the road to take on the Carolina Eagles.
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[S-Irwin]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Winston Cup driver Kenny Irwin was killed yesterday during a practice run at New Hampshire. The 30 year old driver of the Bell South Chevy was killed in virtually the same spot where Adam Petty dies on May 12th.
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[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH; :00]

Irwin's car crashed coming out of turn three and slid on the driver's side into the turn before stopping and flipping over on its roof. By the time rescue workers got him out of the car he was taken to the infield media center and later to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead of Multiple Injures. Irwin jumped to the Winston Cup ranks fulltime in 1998 - but had the misfortune of having to follow in the footsteps of Davey Allison, Dale Jarrett and Ernie Irvan in the Havoline Ford. He was never able reach the level those guys attained. This year Irwin switched to drive for Felix Sabates in the Bell South Chevy. He was 28th in points this year with on top five finish.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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As is always the case with Nascar - life went on at the track almost immediately after the fatality.
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Rusty Wallace won the pole in qualifying for tomorrow's That Look dot com 300 in record fashion.
Here's the top 25.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Rusty Wallace/132.089 mph/2. John Andretti//3. Mark Martin//4. Jeff Burton//5. Ricky Craven//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Tony Stewart//7. Ken Schrader//8. Jeff Gordon//9. Jerry Nadeau//10. Dale Jarrett//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Rick Mast//12. Ward Burton//13. Brett Bodine//14. Ricky Rudd//15. Bill Elliott//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Jeremy Mayfield//17. Geoffrey Bodine//18. Jimmy Spencer//19. Kenny Wallace//20. Bobby Labonte//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Robert Pressley//22. Matt Kenseth//23. Steve Park//24. Dale Earnhardt//25. Mike Bliss//;]
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[anchor=Mike]
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. was 26th quickest, Terry Labonte 31st, Stacy Compton 36th, followed by Elliott Sadler in the 37th position

[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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New Express boss Perry Florio continues to rack of the signings for next season. Last night the Express announced that
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forward troy Lake will be coming back for another season. Last year as a rookie with the Express he was the only person to play in all 70 games for the team. He had 34 points last year. Florio has now signed 21 players from last year's team.
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[S-Tennis]


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This morning Venus Williams will face Lindsey Davenport for the Wimbledon single's tittle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/TNT-NBC; :00]

Yesterday, Venus teamed up with younger sister Serena to advance to the women's doubles' final with a 6-3 and 7-6 victory over Anna Kournikova and Natalie Zvereva. They will play for the title on Sunday. In the men's semifinals today Pete Sampras crushed Vladimir Voltchkov 7-6, 6-2 and 6-4 the match lasted an hour and 40 minutes. He'll play Patrick Rafter for the men's title. Rafter beat Andre Agassi in five sets. `
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[S-Danville]


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[WRITER=mst]
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The folks at George Washington high school in Danville stayed close to home in naming an interim football coach to take the place of the late Ed Martin.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]

Everett Woods will assume the post and coach the Eagles this coming season. He is a long time coach at the school and he also took over for Martin in 1995 when he first had heart problems. The school also announced yesterday that Ronald Hollingsworth will replace Cris Carter as the school's new basketball coach.
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[S-UNC]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Folks in Chapel Hill are finding out the hard way that replacing Bill Guthridge is a whole lot tougher than replacing Dean Smith.
[GRAPHIC=UNC]

Thursday Night Kansas coach Roy Williams told the Heels thanks, but no thanks. Last night, another former Smith assistant Eddie Fogler withdrew his name from consideration saying he will stay at South Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]

Now the Heels have turned their attention to Carolina alum Larry Brown. Former U-N-C coach Dean Smith contacted Sixers president Pat Croce yesterday and received permission for the university to court him for the job. Brown joined the 76ers in 1997 after four seasons with the Indiana Pacer. He reportedly has an escape clause that allows him to accept a college coaching position.
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[S-Baseball]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The bulk of the Commonwealth Games will be played next weekend, today today the baseball portion began at Kiwanis Field as college coaches and big league scoutschecked out the state's top high school prospects. Steve Mason takes us to the diamond.
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[SUPER=01-Dennis Womack/UVa Baseball Coach; :57]
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[S-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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The current king of Blacksburg and a former Miss America returned to their roots yesterday, for a golfing fundraiser.
Roy Stanley has more on how Frank Beamer and Kylene Barker Hibbard proved you're never too old to come back home.


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[SUPER=01-Kylene Barker Hibbard/Miss America 1979; :20]
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[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Football Coach; :38]
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[Video]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=chr]
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You've heard of stock car racing or horse racing...
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but how about skunk racing?
The annual Heart of Illinois Fair is now featuring "Drag Racing Stinkers."
Five times a day, skunks square off side by side in a real stinker of a race.
Pepe and Orval took over for a favorite of recent years-- racing pigs.
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