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Coming up on News 7-
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A building collapse in New York- Tonight the search is on for the missing.
Need help buying that first home. We'll check in with one local couple and have some tips for you.
Plus people burning C-D's off the internet for free has some musicians burning mad.
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News 7 is next.

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An explosion levels two brownstone buildings in New York City-
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[Building-Collapse]


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The blast happened in Brooklyn and tonight the search is on for people who may be trapped inside.
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The apartment building crumbled in the blast- taking part of an adjacent structure with it-
This is the scene tonight- One four story high building is now only about one and half stories high.
Witnesses say they saw people inside the building just before the explosion but it's not clear if that is the case- the concern now is that people could be trapped-
Rescuers are searching the debris for anyone who may be inside.
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[Bent-Mountain]


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Three paid firefighters from Bent Mountain will be moving to the Back Creek fire station.
The reason -- Back Creek responds to more rescue calls.
So now the question is what will happen to the Bent Mountain station. Kate Weidaw has the details.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Rick Burch/Roanoke Co. Fire Chief;:18]
[SUPER=01-Alan Gleiner/Bent Mt. Resident;:47]
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[OUT Q=News7, Roanoke Co.]

((Right now the Back Creek fire station is not staffed during daytime hours -- and that's a problem because according to reports that's when the majority of calls come in. Meanwhile up the hill on Bent Mountain three paid fire fighters work the daytime shift where fewer calls come in.

[SOT 11:29:29]
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((CHIEF RICK BURCH: AFTER LOOKING AT THE TYPE OF CALLS AND WHERE THEY WERE LOCATED WE FEEL LIKE WE WOULD HAVE A BETTER RESPONSE TO THE ROANOKE COUNTY CITIZENS IF WE SHIFTED THAT CREW FROM THE BENT MOUNTAIN TO BACK CREEK.))
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But that move has citizens on Bent Mountain worried that volunteers who staff the station at night will not be sufficient. Even though Back Creek would respond to the Bent Mountain area during daytime hours, many worry the drive up the hill will slow the response time down. So residents took their concerns to the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.

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((ALAN GLEINER: THERE ARE TIMES WHEN IT'S SLICK, ICY SNOWING ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN AND IT'S JUST RAINING AT THE BOTTOM, DRIVING A PUMPER TRUCK UP THE MOUNTAIN ON THOSE KIND OF CONDITIONS CAN BE TREACHEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.))
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((I DON'T MIND DOING WITHOUT BUT I HAVE A PACE MAKER AND I KNOW THIS, IF MY PACE MAKER GOES SOUTH AND BACK CREEK DOESN'T SAVE ME I'M GOING TO DIE.))
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But despite concerns from residents both the County Administrator and fire chief say the move is necessary. The change takes effect August seventh and will be reevaluated later in the year. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke County.))

[Inmate-Escape]


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An inmate who made a crafty escape is back in the Montgomery County jail tonight.
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[VO-NAT]


Deputies say 22-year-old Melvin Leftwich Junior fled down a shaft for a food service elevator at the jail.
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He was a trustee assigned to clean up in the area.
Authorities believe someone met up with him outside the jail.
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[SOT 14:19 - :31]
[IN Q=Outside the kitchen]

((CAPT. ROBERT HALL: OUTSIDE THE KITCHEN, WE FOUND THE ORANGE PRISONER UNIFORMS STUFFED UP UNDER A GENERATOR, SO IT WAS OBVIOUS HE HAD CHANGED CLOTHES OUTSIDE THE JAIL.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Robert Hall/Chief Correctional Officer;]
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[OUT Q=outside the jail..]
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[VO-NAT]


Deputies found Leftwich asleep in an abandoned firetower in the Plum Creek section of the county.
He was recaptured without incident.
Leftwich was serving a two-year sentence for violating probation on a grand larceny conviction.
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[City-Schools]


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Roanoke City's Superintendent says he's thrilled with the schools S-O-L results.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


During Doctor Wayne Harris's State of the School Address tonight he said Raleigh Court Elementary School and James Madison Middle School passed all of their S-O-L exams.
Harris says the leadership from the teachers is one reason for the high marks.
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[SOT 11:53:26]
[IN Q=I WAS]

((DR. WAYNE HARRIS: I WAS EXPECTING OUR TEACHERS TO RISE TO THE OCCASION AND DO THE THINGS WE NEEDED TO DO WE STILL HAVE SOME NEED FOR IMPROVEMENTS NOT ALL SCHOOLS DID AS WELL AS WE HOPED BUT THE MOMENTUM WILL PULL US THROUGH ANOTHER YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke Superintendent]
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[OUT Q=another year.]
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[VO-NAT]


Harris also says students are taking more college courses, attendance is up, and classes to prepare students for the workforce are becoming more popular.
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[Internet-Music]


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Have you ever downloaded music off the internet?
As many as 13- million Americans have for free- Now the musicians are fighting for the rights to their music- Bobbi Harley has both sides of this story.
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[SUPER=01-Lars Ulrich/Metallica Band Member; 31]
[Super=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting; 47]
[SUPER=01-Hank Barry/Napster CEO; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((NAT SOT - BAND IN STUDIO

MUSIC USED TO GO FROM THE STUDIOTO THE STORE SHELFBUT ADD SOME TECHNOLOGY, AND A CRAFTY CONSUMER CAN FIND IT RIGHT HERE -- FOR FREE - JUST AN INTERNET CONNECTION AWAY. LEFT OUT OF THE MIX ON WEB SITES LIKE NAPSTER AND MP3 DOT COM ARE THE RECORD COMPANIES AND THE ARTISTS. THATS LED TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUITS AND NOW TO CAPITOL HILL - WHERE METALLICA DRUMMER LARS ULRICH TOOK A FRONT SEAT TO TESTIFY. LARS ULRICH/METALLICA BAND MEMBER: We believe as the artists we have the right to control what happens to our music and that choice has been clearly taken away from us. METALLICA HAS ALREADY SUED - BUT HOPES LAWMAKERS WILL SOON REGULATE THIS NEW MUSIC FRONTIER. BOBBI HARLEY/NEW YORK - The people who run these sites argue whats happening here is really nothing new - the internet now is what the radio once was - and its having the same economic effect. HANK BARRY/C.E.O., NAPSTER: CD sales are up, 8 percent, over a billion dollars, senator, and the reason they are is because more people are interested in music, so were generating an interest in music. BUT BEFORE DIPPING INTO THEIR POCKET-BOOKS, AS MANY AS THIRTEEN MILLION AMERICANS HAVE DOWNLOADED SONGS FOR FREE, A STINGING STATISTIC FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY DEALT BY THE NEW TECHNOLOGY ON THE BLOCK. BOBBI HARLEY CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[Cressell]


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The Virginia Court of Appeals said NO to Emmett Cressell, Junior's request for a new trial.
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[VO-NAT 98-9]
[SUPER=03-Independence/January 28;]


Cressell is serving life in prison for killing Garnet G-P Johnson in Grayson County in July of '97.
Cressell maintains he should've been tried outside Independence, because of extensive publicity leading up to his trial.
He also believes three of the jurors who heard the case were biased against him and should've been dismissed.
The justices rejected both claims and also found that the evidence in the case supported the jury's finding of a first- degree murder conviction.
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[Pruitt]


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A Danville man charged with murder tried to kill himself as police closed in on him today.
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A six-day search for 40-year old Clyde Scott Pruitt led police to the Overby and Scales Street area of Danville.
After a house-to-house search, police found Pruitt in the backroom of a friend's house. Police say Pruitt shot himself in the head as they approached.
Pruitt is in critical condition at Danville Regional Medical Center .
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[L'burg-Ax]


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A Lynchburg man died after falling out of a moving pick-up truck this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
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It happened around 2:30 in the 400 block of Coffee Road.
41-year old Curtis Fitzgerald was riding in the back of a truck when he fell out and his head hit the pavement.
He died a short while later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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At six, we incorrectly reported that the truck belonged to Northwind Stables.
Police have not yet said who the truck belongs to.

[home-buyers]


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If you're in the market for a new home, you're probably finding there's more to it than you thought.
As Jennifer Miele explains, the Consumer Credit Counseling Service may have some answers to questions you didn't even know you had.
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[SUPER=01-Ted Cuddy/Prospective Home Buyer]
[SUPER=01-Teresa Shrewsbury/Prospective Home Buyer]
[SUPER=01-Steve Publicover/CCCS]
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(( Pop Quiz: What are three benefits to owning your own home? That's one of many questions Ted Cuddy and Teresa Shrewsbury need answered.
The couple is about to marry AND about to enter into the world of first-time home ownership.
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((I THINK IT'S EVERY AMERICAN'S DREAM TO HAVE THEIR OWN HOME. I'VE ALWAYS WANTED MY OWN HOME.)) [RUNS04]
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[IN Q=Learning about the]

((LEARNING ABOUT THE PROCESS, YOU HAVE TO GO THROUGH TO GET A HOME. IT'S MORE INVOLVED THAN WHAT I THOUGHT.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q= I thought.]


The couple is finding some answers at the Consumer Credit Counseling Service. Steve Publicover teaches a first time home buyers class there.
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[IN Q=We hope to]

((WE HOPE TO GET PEOPLE AS EARLY IN THE PROCESS AS POSSIBLE. OFTEN TIMES WE HEAR PEOPLE SAY I WISH I HAD KNOWN ABOUT THIS SOONER. BECAUSE OFTEN TIMES IT RAISES QUESTIONS IN THEIR MINDS THAT SAY I SHOULD HAVE ASKED THAT.)) [RUNS14]
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[STANDUP]
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[IN Q=The first time]

((THE FIRST TIME HOME BUYER CLASS COVERS BUDGETING, MORTGAGES, AND REAL ESTATE CONTRACTS, THINGS MOST PEOPLE NEED HELP WITH. AND THE BEST PART ABOUT IT..... IT'S FREE.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=it's free.]


If you're looking to buy a home, the C-C-C-S recommends that you sign up for the seminar and learn how to follow their ten pre-purchase commandments. [PRE-PRO]
Plan for the future, set financial goals, know your financial situation, develop a realistic spending plan, don't allow expenses to exceed income, save for your expenses, pay your bills on time, know the difference between necessity and desire, use credit wisely, and keep a daily log of expenditures.
After Shrewsbury and Cuddy finish the two-part class, they'll get a certificate of completion.
They say they'll take their new-found knowledge straight to the bank, and ride it all the way home.
Jennifer Miele, News 7.))

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Still ahead on News 7, a behind the scenes look at the commercial filming at V-M-I this week.
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[VO-NAT]


And Israeli and Palestinian leaders prepare for serious discussions in a lighthearted atmosphere.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[OUT Q=.....in sports"]
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((HEY FOLKS, STEVE MASON WITH YOU ON A PERFECT NIGHT FOR BASEBALL, THE STARS WERE OUT, IN SALEM, BUT THE INDIANS WERE THE ONES SHINING. NORTH CAROLINA INTRODUCES IT'S NEW MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH, VIRGINIA TECH IS GOING RACING WITH THE WOOD BROTHERS, MICHAEL IRVIN BIDS FAREWELL TO THE NFL AND THIS ROANOKE YOUNGSTER IS GOING OVERSEAS TO PLAY A LITTLE HOCKEY, ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))

[Mideast-Peace]


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The leaders of Israel and the Palestinians met face to face at Camp David today- to see if they can find a way to peace.
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[VO-NAT]
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Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Barak and P-L-O leader Yasser Arafat tried good naturedly to usher each other inside. But the smiles mask difficult issues.
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((CLINTON: THERE CAN BE NO SUCCESS WITHOUT PRINCIPLED COMPROMISE. THE ROAD TO PEACE, AS ALWAYS, IS A TWO WAY STREET.))


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[OUT Q=IS A TWO WAY STREET.]
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At issue, the borders of a new Palestinian state- the status of Palestinian refugees- and most difficult of all- the status of Jerusalem which both claim as their capitol.
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[Toledo-Fire]


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Flames and smoke filled part of the sky in Toledo, Ohio-
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[VO-NAT]
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a large downtown apartment building caught fire this afternoon.
70 people live in the building- Everyone got out safely- but four firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.


The fire started on the third floor and spread to the roof- flames shot out of the roof and windows-
It took three hours for firefighters to get a handle on the blaze.
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[VMI-Ad]


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A Coke commercial is scheduled to air next month featuring hundreds of local actors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]

A California film company shot the ad at V-M-I today - it has a graduation theme. Coke officials would not let us talk to the extras or watch the filming. But they let us inside for a few minutes when everyone was out to lunch. The actors fill this building, which has no air conditioning, with smoke as a special effect. Union actors from Los Angeles -- already on strike nationwide -- held a silent protest.
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[SOT 14:03:10]
[IN Q=We have a photograph]

((WE HAVE A PHOTOGRAPH OF THEM TAKING FROM A TRASH CAN, DUMPING THE WATER FOR THESE PEOPLE TO DRINK. WE DON'T THINK THAT'S VERY SANITARY EITHER.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Brennan/Actor on Strike;]
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[OUT Q=very sanitary either]
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[VO-NAT]


But extras walked by with a Coke and a smile. From their dorm rooms, V-M-I students protested the picketers.
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[SOT 12:17:00]
[IN Q=We're getting]

((WE'RE GETTING REALLY TIRESOME OF IT. WE'RE SITTING HERE JUST TRYING TO GET AN EDUCATION AND HERE THEY ARE, PICKETING COCA-COLA.))
[SUPER=01-Corey Stavinoha/VMI Student; QUICK!]
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[OUT Q=picketing Coca-Cola]
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[VO-NAT]

The casting director says Coke chose the area for its many NON-union actors, but a Coke spokesperson says they came for the controlled environment of V-M-I.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The latest on an Alleghany County bee attack is next News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And scientists shake things up a little-- to find out exactly what happens when earthquakes hit.
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[Bees]


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[WRITER=tha]
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The U-S Department of Agriculture is involved in trying to determine the type of bee that killed a goat in Alleghany County.
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[VO-NAT]


The pet goat belonged to James Downey... who was also stung some 40 times by the bees.
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co./Last Night;]


The bees made their home in several vacant hives in Downey's backyard.
Experts from Virginia Tech destroyed the hives this morning using gasoline.
They think the bees are European honey bees... and NOT Africanized killer bees.
Scientists with the U-S-D-A hope to have their research complete tomorrow.
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[MM-Zoo]


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[WRITER=kth]
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Advance Auto donated another ten thousand dollars to Mill Mountain Zoo today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This is the second year in a row the company has given money to the"On-Grounds' education program.
An appreciation ceremony was held at the zoo's amphitheater.
Children from the Roanoke area took part in the celebration and learned about the zoo's wildlife in the process.
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[SOT 19:46:47-19:46:59]
[IN Q=we have hundreds]

((WE HAVE HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL GROUPS EVERY YEAR AND AS FAR AS AMPHITHEATER PROGRAMMING ABOUT SEVEN THOUSAND SCHOOL CHILDREN SET IN ON AMPHITHEATER LAST YEAR AND OUR NUMBERS ARE UP THIS YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-David Jobe/Zoo Education Director]
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[OUT Q=numbers are up this year]
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[VO-NAT]


Zoo officials say many more donations are needed to help with future zoo projects.
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[Earthquake-Building]


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An earthquake shook a home in Southern California today- but this wasn't real- this was a fake earthquake-
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((NAT SOUND SHAKING HOUSE))
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[OUT Q=nat sound shaking house.]
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[VO-NAT]


Spectators watched as a two story wooden structure rocked with the waves of a simulated earthquake.
The fake quake simulated a six point seven level earthquake.
Scientists rigged the house with cameras to record every shake and shudder.
Engineers say the wooden structure held up well in the study- but the results will help architects design structures more resistant to earthquakes.
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[S-Extra]


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Avalanche/Indians high lights for ya, The Rockies tells us why they drafted Michael Vick, and North Carolina's new basketball coach,
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[VO-NAT]

But first our extra point. King of the Slams Pete Sampras took a well earned place as cereal box cover boy for Wheaties ''Breakfast of Champions''. Sampras fought through a painful case of tendinitis in his left shin on his way to winning a seventh Wimbledon singles title on Sunday for an all-time best 13 Grand Slam triumphs. No major league baseball games obviously tonight because of the all star game, so here are your minor league digits.
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[S-Stars]


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Lets start at the top of the diamond line. Major League Baseball's 2000 all star game is still going on at this time. Right now we are in the top of the seventh inning and the American league is leading the national League 3-2. The Yankees Derek Jeter hit a two run single in the fourth and for the national League, Chipper Jones thrilled the home town crowd with a solo homerun.

[S-AVS]


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[WRITER=sma]
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The Stars were out in Salem last night, but unfortunately for the Avalanche, it was the Kinston Indians that would shine the brightest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]


To Salem memorial we go..and yes, another creative night for the Avalanche promotions staff.
We pick up the game action in the top of the fourth, Indians already out in front big. Luis Gonzales adds more pad to their lead with this shot into the gap that plates a run, 9-1 Kinston.
In the bottom ofd the sixth, the Avs show some life. John Lindsey, having a great
[SUPER=37-Kinston/11/Salem/3;]

season, smacks a grounder into left field and that is gonna score a run to close Kinston's lead to 7 runs.
Matt Holliday then connects on what would be a sacrifice fly to left that brings in Salem's third run, but Kinston wins this one 11-3.
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[S-Coach]


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Matt Doherty is the new head basketball coach at North Carolina. He leaves his post at Notre Dame for the job at his alma mater.
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[IN Q="it's a big day"]
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[OUT Q=....im greatful"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC]


North Carolina held a news conference yesterday evening to introduce him, and he's a young one at that, 38.
Doherty was a part of the 1982 Tar Heel team that won coach Dean Smith his first title.
He was at Notre Dame for just one season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="this morning]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=.....university of North carolina"]
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[S-Tech]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-63]
[GRAPHIC=Pocono]


Winston Cup drivers have a short break before turning their focus to the July 23rd Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono. Later, in September fans can watch the Virginia Tech/Wood Brothers racing partnership unfold at Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Tech teamed up with Citgo and the Wood Brothers to sponsor the "Hokie Car" ... unveiled in Blacksburg yesterday.
Elliott Sadler will drive the car in the Chevrolet Monte Carlo 400 at Richmond International Raceway September 9th.
More than 150 NASCAR and Hokie fans turned out to see the car.
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[SOT 23:14 - :29]
[IN Q=I think it's pretty]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/Winston Cup Driver;]
[sot 23:14 - :29]

((ELLIOTT SADLER: I THINK IT'S PRETTY GREAT. I THINK IT'S GOING TO GET A LOT OF NASCAR FANS INTERESTED IN VIRGINIA TECH AND A LOT OF VT FANS INTERESTED IN NASCAR. YOU GOT A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT LOVE BOTH SPORTS. I KNOW I DO AND HOPEFULLY IT'LL WORK OUT FOR EVERYBODY AND IT'S FOR A GREAT CAUSE.))
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[OUT Q=for a great cause.]
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[VO-NAT]


Tech chipped in 5-grand on the paint job.
Money made off the race will go to scholarships at Tech and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[GRAPHIC=NEW RIVER VALLEY SPEEDWAY]


One other note for race fans. You can get a first hand look at the Wood Brothers/Virginia Tech car this Saturday night at the New River valley Speedway's Kroger Pepsi 250. WDBJ will bring you live flag to flag coverage of the event.

[S-Vick]


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Tech's Michael Vick, the Hokies Heisman trophy hopeful, was selected by the Colorado Rockies in April in the major league baseball draft, despite the fact he has not played competitive baseball in several years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


We caught up with one of a Rockies scout at the Commonwealth Games baseball competition at Kiwanis field and asked him why they selected Vick.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He's]
[SUPER=01-Jay Matthews/Colorado Rockies Scout; :00]
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[OUT Q=go to"]
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[S-Hockey]


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The NHL is just a dream to Brandon Robertson right now. But he's chasing it with everything he's got. Brandon was the only Virginian selected to play on a hockey team that's traveling to a hockey tournament overseas. Denise Allen has more.
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