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[TALENT=Keith]

One man trapped for three days under a privy focuses attention on the lack of indoor plumbing in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


And Native Americans want federal recognition for Virginia tribes withOUT giving up the option to open casinos.


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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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In sports, a chat with Virginia Tech's Lee Suggs, the NFL hits Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis with a quarter of a million dollar fine, Reggie White talks about the NFL and the media
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[VO-NAT]


and cameras were paying close attention to Tiger as the PGA Championship began.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Throughout the night and morning, we may see some showers and possibly a thunderstorm, more coming up...

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 16:00:40 - :04]
[IN Q=I hope that]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=outlaw them outhouses.]
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[VO-NAT]


A Wythe County man's outhouse accident spotlights a state-wide problem.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Wythe-Outhouse]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC1:05:08]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Six]


An elderly Ivanhoe man has disavowed outhouses after a near-death experience in HIS this week.
He was trapped beneath the privy for three days.
Marya Jones says his accident highlights the large number of Virginians that are living without indoor plumbing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=75-year-old]
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Coolidge Winesett; :09]
[SUPER=03-Ivanhoe; :22]
[SUPER=@Marya1; :44]
[SUPER=01-Maxine Waller/Virginia Water Project Director; 1:08]
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[OUT Q=MJN7, Wythe Co.]

(( 75-year-old Coolidge Winesett spent three days trapped under his outhouse before he was rescued.
Now, he's getting his strength back at a Wytheville hospital.
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[SOT 16:05:48 - 16:06:00]

((COOLIDGE WINESETT: IN A WAY IT'S SORT OF COMIC. IN ANOTHER WAY IT'S PITIFUL THAT A MAN CAN BE AS DUMB AS I AM. I SHOULD'VE KNOWN THAT THING WAS GETTING OLD. )) [RUNS:12]
Winesett went out to use the 50-year-old outhouse on Saturday night.
But when he stepped inside, the rotting floor boards broke and he fell five feet into a pit of sludge.
He spent those three days hallucinating, praying and calling for help.
The cries were heard by his mailman, Jimmy Jackson.
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[SOT 16:06:02 - :09]

((COOLIDGE WINESETT: THAT'S A PLACE I DIDN'T WANT TO DIE IN. I CAN THINK OF A LOT BETTER PLACES TO DIE.)) [RUNS:07]
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[SU 16:26:35 - :49] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: IF YOU'RE SURPRISED AN ACCIDENT LIKE THIS COULD HAPPEN HERE, MAYBE YOU SHOULDN'T BE. EXPERTS SAY VIRGINIA RANKS SECOND IN THE NATION FOR THE NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT INDOOR PLUMBING. BUT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS SAY IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY. A LOT OF PEOPLE WITHOUT INDOOR PLUMBING CAN GET IT FOR FREE.)) [RUNS:14]
Maxine Waller is the director of a volunteer program in Ivanhoe that's helped 48 homes get indoor plumbing.
But there are at least 38 more that still need it... and that's just in Ivanhoe.
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[SOT 16:15:18 - :31]

((MAXINE WALLER/VIRGINIA WATER PROJECT: THAT TO ME IS A REAL TRAGEDY THAT'S A NIGHTMARE THAT THE NATION HAS TO FACE THAT WE DO HAVE THESE PROBLEMS IN RURAL AREAS AND WE NEED TO ADDRESS THOSE AND WORK WITH PEOPLE AND GET INDOOR PLUMBING IN THEIR HOMES.)) [RUNS:13]
Waller says that Winesett declined help, even though he was eligible for free plumbing through the Virginia Water Project.
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[SOT 16:02:30 - :32]

((COOLIDGE WINESETT: I DIDN'T KNOW THAT THING WAS IN THAT BAD SHAPE.)) [RUNS:02]
Winesett says in the future, he'll steer clear of outhouses.
In fact, he plans to move to an assisted living facility as soon as he can.
Marya Jones, News-7, Wythe County.))

[NS-Buyouts]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC1:42:11]
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Norfolk Southern is trimming more of its workforce.... this time it's offering a buyout of 164 NON-union employees.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The company has offered to buyout management personnel in mechanical divisions across Virginia, including some in Roanoke's locomotive shops.
Those who accept the buyout will receive a severance pay based on years of service, health benefits for a period of time, and job placement assistance.
Norfolk Southern laid off more than 200 Union workers last week at the East End Carshops.
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[Verizon]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-28 TC56:34]
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Union leaders at Verizon are threatening to break off contract negotiations after 12 days on strike.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]
[TAPE#=00-21; TC 1:57:14]


They say they're tired of the company's lack of responsiveness.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and some bargainers for the Communications Workers of America say they'll quit negotiating tonight unless they can report substantial progress.
The two sides haven't officially met since the eve of the strike.
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[Payne]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-31 TC14:53]
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It was a wild night- -two years ago at Virginia Military Institute.
Half a dozen cadets were about to be drummed out for Honor Code violations.
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[VO-NAT]
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When John Daniel Payne heard about it, he headed for the Palms and drank until the restaurant closed. He went back to barracks and started a fire in room C-20.
He called his girlfriend and told her he'd done the stupidest he'd ever done in his life. Her testimony before the Grand Jury led to his guilty plea today.
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[SOT 1:38:55]
[IN Q=He was angry]

((HE WAS ANGRY BECAUSE HE THOUGHT THAT VMI WAS TREATING ONE OF HIS FRIENDS POORLY. HIS WAY OF EXPRESSING THAT ANGER WAS TO SET A ROOM ON FIRE. WE WERE VERY VERY LUCKY WE DIDN'T HAVE A LOT OF DEAD KIDS. IT COULD HAVE BEEN BAD.))
[SUPER=01-Tony Giorno/Prosecutor]
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[OUT Q=have been bad.]
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[SUPER=03-Lexington]


The cadets had cleared out, so no one was injured. Damage was estimated at 5-thousand dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Legal Scales]


Payne faces a minimum mandatory FIVE-year prison term when he's sentenced in November.

[Native-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Every Thanksgiving, Virginia's eight Indian tribes pay tribute to the Governor with gifts and kind words.
This year, they want something back ... and relations are fraying.
Ellen Qualls reports on the quest for federal recognition of the tribes.
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[IN Q=550 other]
[SUPER=03-Ashland/File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=01-George Allen/(R) U.S. Senate Candidate; :]
[SUPER=01-Chief Anne Richardson/Rappahannock Tribe;]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; :]
[SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/Former Governor; : ]
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[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]

(( 550 other tribes in the U-S have sovereign rights.. and get federal housing, health, and education benefits as a result.
Some have gambling casinos.
Virginia's Council on Indians say it doesn't want casinos, but it's NOT cashing in its chips on the issue just to get political support.
Senator Chuck Robb says put the NO casino plan in writing, and he leans toward supporting federal recognition for Virginia's tribes.
George Allen waxes sentimental-- and says the same thing.
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((GEORGE ALLEN/R-U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: HAD GOOD RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEM. I STILL KEEP ONE OF THE PEACE PIPES THAT THEY GAVE ME IN MY OFFICE AT MCGUIRE WOODS. THEY DON'T HAVE ANY DESIRE TO HAVE CASINO GAMBLING. BUT NEVERTHELESS, I THINK THAT'S JUST A GOOD PROVISO. HAVE FEDERAL RECOGNITION, BUT THEY WOULD HAVE TO ABIDE BY THE LAWS OF VIRGINIA INSOFAR AS CASINO GAMBLING.)) [runs:19]

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((CHIEF ANNE RICHARDSON/RAPPAHANNOCK TRIBE: laughs. VERY TYPICAL OF VIRGINIA POLITICIANS. VERY TYPICAL OF THE COLONIAL MENTALITY THAT THE POLITICIANS HERE IN VIRGINIA HAVE. THE SCHIZOPHRENIC MODE OF THINKING THAT THEY SEEM TO HAVE HAD SINCE 1607 WITH THE TRIBES. THEY COME IN AND SAY OH THEY WANT TO HELP YOU, AND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW THEY'RE STEALING YOUR LAND.)) [runs:21 ]
Land, in fact, may be the true issue.
The tribes would get first dibs on any federal land abandoned by the government.
There is another governor who is marching to the beat of their drum.
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((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: I FEEL THAT THE INDIANS IN THIS STATE HAVE BEEN VERY, VERY PASSIVE, IN TERMS OF NOT MAKING WAVES NOT BEING ARGUMENTATIVE, NOT BEING OBSTRUCTIONIST. I WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE TO OUR ADVANTAGE TO LEAN WITH SOME DEGREE OF FAVOR AND POSITIVENESS TO WHAT THEY THEMSELVES WANT FOR THEIR SELF-GOVERNMENT.)) [runs:22]
But Doug Wilder won't be in Washington this fall or next spring.
The tribes hope Virginians will support them in helping decide who will be.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


The Avalanche met some experienced competition today.
We'll explain later on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll meet Joe Doe-- Mill Mountain Zoo's newest resident.
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[Axton-Cannery]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-24 TC55:54]
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There are four community canneries left in the state of Virginia-- most in Southwest Virginia.
They've been disappearing one by one.
But Surae Chinn tells us the cannery in Axton is keeping the old tradition alive.
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[IN Q=It's a dying]
[SUPER=03-Axton;]
[SUPER=01-Elsie Foster/Canning for 5 years; :07]
[SUPER=01-Daisy Valentine/Canning for 5 years; :21]
[SUPER=01-Hildred Moorman/Axton Cannery; :33 Quick!]
[SUPER=@Surae1; :57]
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Barksdale/Axton Cannery Supervisor; :1:31 Quick!]
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[OUT Q=News7, Axton.]

(((nats) It's a dying tradition. But canning is alive and well here.
[SOT 1:09:51]

((ELSIE FOSTER/CANNING FOR 5 YEARS: I CAN EVERYTHING. PINTO BEANS, SALAD, CABBAGE, TURNIPS.)) [RUNS:07]
That's not all...
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((ELSIE FOSTER/CANNING FOR 5 YEARS: TOMATOES, FRUIT CAKE AND APPLENUT CAKE.)) [RUNS:03]
[SOT 1:11:17]

((DAISY VALENTINE/CANNING: TURNIP GREENS, PINTO BEANS, LIMA BEANS, BUTTER BEANS.)) [RUNS:06]
It's amazing what you can fit in a can. But you can... [nats]
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((HILDRED MOORMAN/AXTON CANNERY: WE HAVE A CUSTOMER WHO CANS JEWELRY FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.)) [RUNS:05] [nats]
The items that ARE edible are packaged, steamed, sealed, cooked and steamed again. all so it's healthy to eat. These folks will say it takes work but there's nothing like preserving your own food.
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((ELSIE FOSTER/CANNING FOR 5 YEARS: YOU KNOW WHAT'S IN THAT CAN WHEN YO BUY IT IN THE STORE YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU GET.)) [RUNS:05] [nats]
[SOT 1:15:21]

((SURAE CHINN/REPORTING: MANY PEOPLE HOPE THE CANNING TRADITION CONTINUES HERE BECAUSE IT'S NOT ONLY FUN AND INEXPENSIVE BUT THERAPEUTIC AS WELL.)) [RUNS:09]
[NATSOT 1:13:05]

((DAISY VALENTINE/CANNING FOR 5 YEARS: I COULDN'T BEND MY HANDS.)) [RUNS:03]
Daisy Valentine was in a car accident that left her arms and hands nearly paralyzed five years ago. Canning cured her.
[SOT 1:11:35]

((DAISY VALENTINE/CANNING FOR 5 YEARS: IT GAVE ME A LOT OF LIFTING TO GET MY HANDS UP RIGHT.)) [RUNS:04]
Valentine and others would say the right thing to do is to keep the tradition going. There are fewer and fewer canneries around these days and fewer people with the knowledge and willingness to operate them.
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((KENNETH BARKSDALE/AXTON CANNERY: OFTEN TIMES THE THING THAT SERVES THE AVERAGE PEOPLE, IS THE FIRST THING TO GO.)) [RUNS:05]
Many say once you have your first cannery experience you are hooked or should we say canned for life. Surae Chinn, News 7, Axton.))
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[Cole]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-35 TC06:44]
[GRAPHIC=Legal scales]

A Kroger clerk confessed to stealing thousands of dollars by accepting customer coupons and pocketing the cash.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

23-year-old Kelly Cole pled no contest to stealing 71-thousand-dollars in six months. She says she took the money to pay off 37-thousand-dollars in medical and credit card debts.
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[SOT 10:58:16]
[IN Q=It got to the point]

((FRED KING/SALEM COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY: IT GOT TO THE POINT WHERE SHE WAS NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO MAKE HER MORTGAGE PAYMENT ONE MONTH, SO SHE REMOVED ABOUT $300 CASH ONE NIGHT. SHE SAID SHE ORIGINALLY THOUGHT SHE WOULD JUST REPAY IT THE NEXT WEEK, BUT WAS UNABLE TO DO SO FINANCIALLY.))
[SUPER=01-Fred King/Salem Commonwealth's Atty.;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=do so financially]
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[VO-NAT]

Cole says twice, she stuffed five thousand dollars in cash in her pocket. Kroger employees say Cole admitted she stole 158-thousand-dollars over six years, but they don't keep records more than six months, so they cannot prove it. Cole will be sentenced in October.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
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Tech stocks made solid gains on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
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[SUPER=430-x/45.05/11053.44/x/82.40/3943.60/x/0.01/116.22;]


The DOW rose 45 points, NASDAQ gained 82.
The Bloomberg News 7 Index was virtually unchanged.
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[MM-Zoo]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-32 TC19:18]
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The endangered animals that live on Mill Mountain have a new neighbor tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Joe Doe (JOE-DOE) is five year- old clouded leopard. The male cat arrived this week from a zoo in Cleveland.
He's the latest animal brought to Roanoke under the Species Survival Program.
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[SOT 01:31:27]
[IN Q=The message that we get]

((BETH POFF/ZOO DIRECTOR: THE MESSAGE THAT WE GET WITH THESE ENDANGERED CATS IS, IT'S NOT ONLY LEARNING ABOUT THE ANIMAL BUT CARING ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT. AS THE ENVIRONMENTS DISAPPEAR IT BECOMES MORE AND MORE IMPORTANT FOR THE ZOOS TO BECOME INVOLVED WITH THESE PROGRAMS, BECAUSE THEY NEED A PLACE TO BE.))
[SUPER=01-Beth Poff/Mill Mt. Zoo Director;]
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[OUT Q=need a place to be.]
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[VO-NAT]


With the arrival of Joe Doe, Mill Mountain Zoo now has at least four cat species... including Ruby the Tiger, the Snow Leopards, and a bobcat.
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[FM-Ball]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kth]
[TAPE#=00-25 TC1:01:34]
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Some local senior citizens stepped up to the plate today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Friendship Manor residents were out in the sun for a friendly game of Tee ball against a few members of the Salem Avalanche.
But the heat didn't stop these senior citizens from racking up the runs-- pop flies and bunts kept the Avalanche players on their toes.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I've had a lot]

((I'VE HAD A LOT OF FUN BEING OUT HERE JUST SEEING ALL THESE PEOPLE AND GETTING A CHANCE TO SWING A BAT AND PLAY AND JUST HAVE FUN.))
[SUPER=01-Justin Hemme/Salem Avalanche ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=and just have fun]
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[VO-NAT]


Representatives from the Alzheimer's Association were in the crowd too, spreading the word about the disease.
Friendship Manor officials say today's game succeeded at lifting residents' spirits.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Surprise, surprise, Tiger is at the head of the pack at the PGA championship, our FFE crews check in on the Generals of William Campbell and their football outlook,
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[VO-NAT]


and former William Fleming star and tech tailback Lee Suggs talks about the up coming season.
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[S-PGA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-66 ]
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The 82nd PGA championship hit the links today at Valhalla in Louisville, Kentucky.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Louisville, KY; :00]


Tiger Woods shot a first round six under 66, here he birdies the 12th hole.
Tiger shares the early lead with that guy, Scott Dunlap who also fired a 66. Woods is attempting to win his third straight major and fifth of his career.
Davis Love the third is also in hot pursuit. His second shot on 12 nearly finds the cup, He shot a four under 68 and is tied for third.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-65 14230TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]


Just over a week remains as the Hokies continue their preparations for Ga. Tech and the August 27th BCA classic in Blacksburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

One of the most pleasant surprises so far in the summer workouts has been the accelerated play of former Friday Football Extra star Lee Suggs. The redshirt sophomore from Fleming will share time with Andre Kendrick this season, but right now Suggs is the starter.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="It will go good...]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/Va. Tech Tailback; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...ON THIER TOES."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Suggs is a new man in many ways including his outward appearance. He has gained 30 pounds since he arrived at Tech. He now weighs 210.
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[S-Ray]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-75]
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The N-F-L is fining Baltimore Ravens All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis 250-thousand dollars for obstructing an Atlanta police investigation of a double murder after the Super Bowl.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/February 1; :00]

Commissioner Paul Tagliabue (TAG'-lee-uh-boo) says Lewis will be fined another quarter of a (m) million dollars and be subject to suspension if he violates any of the terms of his 12-month probation. Lewis pleaded guilty in the case to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing justice.
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[S-Reggie]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-71]
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The Carolina Panthers end their training camp in Spartanburg South Carolina tomorrow. They will leave behind a rash of injuries.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC; :00]

The pain caused by off the field problems, like the death of running back Fred Lane and the murder case involving receiver Ray Carruth, some can say, has been eased by the presence of future hall of famer and minister Reggie White who commented on the Panthers problems.
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[IN Q="]
[SUPER=01-Reggie White/All-Time NFL Sack Leader; :00]
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[OUT Q=....that I am"]
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[S-Generals]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-76]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


William Campbell's football team is looking to make many highlight reels on Friday Football Extra this year after a disappointing 1999. The Generals main surge of energy has come form new head coach and former Salem Spartan star Brad Bradley.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="our kids]
[SUPER=01-Brad Bradley/William Campbell Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=......william Campbell"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Naruna; :00]


Brad, you can stop giving us a hard time because we came out to practice. The Generals were 2 and 8 last year, but number are up and so is enthusiasm.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="william campbell..]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=.....going on"]
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE BAORD!!]
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Tomorrow, you can catch the first installment of Friday Football Extra in our 17th annual preseason special at 11:35.

[S-Oliver]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-70]
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The University of Dayton has given basketball coach Oliver Purnell a three-year contract extension.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

The Former Radford University coach produced an N-C-A-A bid this past season and the Flyers' best record _ 22-and-nine _ since 1967. The 47-year-old coach has a career record of 190-and-161, including prior service with the Highlanders and at Old Dominion.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-67]
[GRAPHIC=Express]

Roanoke Express head coach Perry Florio announced today that Yale University standout Jeff Brow has signed with the team. He registered 48 goals in four years at Yale. He's 6'1" and 205 pounds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Season; :00]

The Express also announced that defenseman Mike Moriarity has told the team that he will NOT be returning for the 2000 season. He will instead take a job as an engineer with a steel company in Toronto, Canada. He had 307 penalty minutes last season.
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[Promo]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
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The Roanoke Rescue Mission wants to build a new residential recovery unit for women and children.
But that means making some changes to a southeast neighborhood.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Kate/Microwave]


Kate Weidaw is at the Belmont Christian Church, where a community meeting is about to begin.
[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]

((Kate ad-libs)) ((roll cue .. "facility is built."))
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[VO-NAT]

((out cue .. refurbish its homes.))
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