[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: the judge takes an indicted police officer's attorney off the case.
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[V/O-NAT]
And they're combing the city, in search of human remains from Wednesday's plane crash in Lexington.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Head]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, The Winston Cup drivers qualified at Darlington today for the Southern 500 previews of area college footballs.
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[VO-NAT]


And Virginia Tech has pulled out of the 2000 B-C-A bowl game.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Jacey]
[SS=None]


Rains are steadily hitting western Virginia and have no plans for a real end before Labor Day. We'll talk about our continuous wet weather coming up.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]



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[SOT 13:16:50]
[IN Q=Officer Pledge is]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=presently on Administrative leave.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke Police Chief addresses the status of three officers under federal investigation.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Pledge-Young]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-19 TC1:57:01]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Six]


Chief Gaskins confirmed that THREE officers are on administrative leave with pay, as the criminal investigation continues.
[SS=Fred Pledge]


The chief's comments came as Indicted Patrolman Fred Pledge's attorney was removed from the case due to a conflict of interest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[SUPER=01-Rickey Young/Pledge's Former Attorney]
[SUPER=01-Tom Bondurant/Assistant U. S. Attorney]
[SUPER=01-Chief Joe Gaskins/Roanoke Police Department]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=to do otherwise.]

(( Martinsville Attorney Rickey Young was indicted last month on UN-related tax charges ...three weeks after Pledge was indicted for racketeering and drug trafficking.
Young maintains his innocence and insists the U-S Attorney's office created the conflict to get him off the case.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:53:45]
[IN Q=You know this]

((YOU KNOW THIS IS NOT LEGITIMATE. YOU'LL SEE WHEN THE TRIAL COMES. THIS IS A JOKE, AND YOU BETTER HOPE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN TO YOU. THESE PEOPLE ARE CRAZY.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=people are crazy.]


The government argued the case against Pledge is going to be complicated, and that he should be represented by someone who's not distracted by his own legal problems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:51:20]
[IN Q=And he has a conflict]

((AND HE HAS A CONFLICT, AND PLEDGE NEEDS TO BE REPRESENTED BY SOMEBODY AT SOMETIME.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=at the same time.]


Judge James Turk said he sympathized with Young and didn't want to take him off the case, but felt he had to.
The judge said he would call Richmond Attorney David Baugh to ask him if he would take the case.
Meanwhile Chief Gaskins defended his department as one of the finest in the country, saying 99-percent of his officers are extremely hard working.
But he conceded the criminal case could go on for months before it's resolved.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:17:35]
[IN Q=I have three]

((I HAVE THREE OFFICERS ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WITH PAY. IT'LL REMAIN THAT WAY UNTIL IT'S APPROPRIATE TO DO OTHERWISE.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=to do otherwise.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=PLEDGE]


The judge today said he didn't see how the case could be tried within the 70-days required by the speedy trial act.
Chief Gaskins conceded he may have to review Pledge's status with the department before the criminal case is resolved.

[Tech-Chief]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC1:22:45]
[GRAPHIC=Virignia Tech]


Virginia Tech's police chief is retiring.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape]


Mike Jones has worked at Tech for three decades.
He's been on paid leave since May-- when employees filed several complaints against him.
He was cleared of the still unspecified allegations but a university review board found what it called "a pattern of innapropriate gender and sexual banter" among Tech police department employees.
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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-34 TC26:54]
[GRAPHIC=Crash Invest.]

[***ANCHOR TAG***] Lexington fire officials are using a special dog to search for the last human remains from Wednesday's plane crash. They say this will protect the city from any biomedical hazards. Meantime, federal inspectors are piecing the plane together. Tina Tenret shows us how.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In an old warehouse]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]
[SUPER=01-Luke Schiada/NTSB;]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]
[SUPER=01-Robert Foresman/Lexington Fire Chief;]
[SUPER=@Tina1;]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Lexington]

(( In an old warehouse in Buena Vista, inspectors from the F-A-A and the National Transportation Safety Board comb through the wreckage. They're not looking for a cause -- that'll be up to the Washington office. This crew simply documents the damage, weather conditions and witness reports. They say the pilot -- 43-year-old Jack Gambino from New York -- had 500 hours of flying experience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:02:29]
[IN Q=From a pilot's standpoint]

((LUKE SCHIADA/NTSB: FROM A PILOT'S STANDPOINT, WE'LL BE GATHERING ALL THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PILOT'S BACKGROUND, HISTORY, EXPERIENCE, TYPE OF EXPERIENCE, GOING THROUGH THE PILOT'S LOGBOOK, MEDICAL RECORDS, THINGS LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=THINGS LIKE THAT]
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[SOT]
((NAT SOT))

[RUNS:03] Hazardous material crews found three gallons of engine oil under the sidewalk where the plane hit, but they don't think it polluted the groundwater. The D-E-Q is scheduled to arrive next week to be sure. Crews are also sterilizing the downtown area.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:04:20]
[IN Q=You're going]

((ROBERT FORESMAN/FIRE CHIEF: YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE BODY FLUIDS SPREAD OUT ACROSS AN AREA AND YOU HAVE TO CLEAN THAT UP TO PROTECT THE COMMUNITY.)) [runs:16]
[OUT Q=THE COMMUNITY]

State police say the substance they found in the wreckage is NOT cocaine but they're still running drug tests. And the medical examiner says she'll know in six weeks whether the victims had consumed drugs or alcohol.
[SOT 19:23:50]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: INVESTIGATORS SAY IT COULD TAKE UP TO A YEAR TO KNOW WHY THE PLANE CRASHED. THEN THE F-A-A WILL DECIDE WHAT ACTION IF ANY IT CAN TAKE TO AVOID ANOTHER CRASH LIKE THIS ONE. TINA TENRET NEWS7 LEXINGTON)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=TINA TENRET NEWS7 LEXINGTON]))
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[anchor=keith]
[ss=HOLD]

State police also released the passenger's identity-- 42-year-old Jack Kabelka from Florida.

[Barnabei]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-28 TC1:16:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The missing D-N-A evidence has turned up in Norfolk Circuit Court.
But that doesn't mean Governor Jim Gilmore's likely to test it.
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[VO-NAT]


Lynchburg teenager Sara Wisnosky was beaten to death with a hammer-like object in Norfolk in 1995.
[SUPER=03-Norfolk/File Tape]


Derek Rocco Barnabei (BARN-uh-bay) is due to be executed for her murder September 14th.
Now, the Governor wants to know what happened to a fingernail clipping that could hold D-N-A from Wisnosky's attacker.
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[SOT 12:31:08]
[IN Q=We don't]

((MARK MINER/GOVERNOR'S PRESS SECRETARY: WE DON'T KNOW WHAT TURNED UP TODAY. BUT WE WANT TO GET ALL THE FACTS: WHETHER THIS IS EVIDENCE FOR THIS CASE, WHETHER IT HAS BEEN COMPROMISED, WHERE IT HAS BEEN FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. SO WE REALLY WANT TO GET ALL THE FACTS OF THIS CASE BEFORE WE MAKE ANY FURTHER COMMENT INTO THE DETAILS.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Miner/Governor's Press Secretary;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=the details.]
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[VO-NAT]


Despite a high-powered Internet campaign -- W-W-W--dot-Barnabei-dot-COM -- the Governor has NOT yet requested that the D-N-A be tested.
On Barnabei's website, visitors can e-mail a petition to Gilmore and review his supporters' account of the evidence against him.
Italian media websites are abuzz with the case, too.
The Pope is among those calling on Gilmore for clemency.
Gilmore's press secretary says there is sufficient evidence to prove Barnabei's guilt without further DNA testing.


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[Travel]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#00-29 TC1:08:17]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]


The holiday weekend is upon us. And many people are packing their bags to get away.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Kate/Microwave]


Kate Weidaw is near Interstate 81 to tell us what to expect for the next few days.
[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue: holiday weekend.)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's not the busiest]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Dan Jessee/State Police; :11]
[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/VDOT; :37]
[SUPER=01-Jacqueline Schuck/Roanoke Regional Airport; :57]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=plenty of time.]




[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;]
( ad lib)



[Double Boxes=Keith and KAte/Microwave]



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


Lynchburg's B-W-X Technologies lands a big government contract.
That's still ahead on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]


And a Salem psychologist is helping Olympic fencers get "in the zone."
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[Hazmat-Team]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-24 TC1:11:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


When Lynchburg firefighters responded to a chemical leak yesterday, it marked the first time the department did NOT have to ask for outside help with a hazardous materials situation.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the city's new hazmat response team.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Dennis Cruise]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Officer Dennis Cruise/Lynchburg Police Dept.; :15]
[SUPER=01-Deputy Chief Les Puckett/Lynchburg Fire Dept.; :45]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Keith Johnson/Lynchburg Fire Dept.; 1:12]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( Dennis Cruise runs the motor carrier unit for the Lynchburg police department.
Part of his job is to make sure the trucks and tankers that roll through Lynchburg every day.. some of which carry hazardous materials.. are operating in a safe manner.
[SOT 14:48:47]

((DENNIS CRUISE/LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPT.: WE'RE PREPARED TO DEAL WITH THEM, SO IT'S A SAFE TRANSPORTATION, IT REALLY IS, BUT PART OF KEEPING IT SAFE IS BEING PREPARED TO DEAL WITH IT.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=deal with it.]
[natsot suit crinkling]
[RUNS= 02]


That's where these blue spacesuits come in.
After years of planning, Lynchburg is finally creating its own hazmat response team.
Now if a dangerous situation arises, the fire department can handle it itself, instead of waiting two hours for a team from Roanoke or Danville.
[SOT 15:09:43]

((DEPUTY CHIEF LES PUCKETT/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: A LOT CAN HAPPEN IN TWO HOURS, SO THIS WILL DEFINITELY GIVE US A LEG UP ON AN INCIDENT, EVEN A SMALL INCIDENT, WITHOUT CALLING IN OUTSIDE RESOURCES.. THAT WE CAN HANDLE AND TO KEEP A SMALL INCIDENT FROM GROWING INTO A LARGER ONE.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=a larger one.]
[natsot 14:58:05]

((YOU MIGHT HAVE TWO LEAKS, SIMILAR TO THE ONE THAT'S ON TOP OF THE TANK.))
[RUNS= 04]


The training scenario here was a leaking chemical tank.
The team had to go in, assess the situation and find a way to stop the leak.
[SOT 15:17:05]

((CAPT. KEITH JOHNSON/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: THE EXERCISE TODAY IS TO MIX UP A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING THAT THEY'RE LEARNING BUT TO MAKE SURE THEY CAN EFFECTIVELY DO DECON TODAY.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=do decon today.]


"Decon" is decontamination.. the process of removing any harmful chemicals and residue that may still be on the suits.
Another team in white suits helps scrub them down and hose them off.. and the hazmat crew is ready for the next emergency.
[SOT 15:18:36]

((JOHNSON: WE'LL BE ABLE TO DO A LIMITED RESPONSE NOW, AND TAKE ACTIONS THAT WE NEVER HAVE BEEN ABLE TO TAKE BEFORE.))


[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=to take before.]


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))


[Nelson-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=500-01 TC1:29:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Three suspected vandals of Nelson County High School have been arrested.
They are 19-year-old Jonathan Bradly of Lovingston, 18-year-old Issac Silman of Nellysford, and one juvenile.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./May]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:36:35]

[OR]
[TAPE#=500-15 8:33]


In May, vandals stole a V-C-R, candy, and cash and set off fire extinguishers.
The school was closed for two days.
All three are charged with damaging public property, breaking and entering, and larceny among other charges.
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[BWXT-Contract]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=BWX Tech.]


B-W-X Technologies in Campbell County has won another multi- billion dollar contract from the Department of Energy.
B-W-X-T will take over the management and operations of the Y-12 nuclear weapons complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

The plant manufactures secondary components for nuclear weapons, and also processes and stores enriched uranium.


The contract is worth two and a half billion dollars over the five years.


[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A relatively quiet end to the week on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5102;]
[SUPER=430-x/23.68/11238.78/x/27.98/4234.33/x/1.24/119.92;]


The DOW gained 24 points, NASDAQ rose 28.
The Bloomberg News 7 Index climbed a point and a quarter.
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[VO]
[SUPER=431-h!/35@/ha/31g/i1!/52f/h#/25/ia/3;]
[SUPER=432-ha/53!/i1@/28$/if/42e/if/58a/he/34g;]
[SUPER=433-ie/22$/i!/16/h1c/41/if/29e/ic/11b;]
[SUPER=434-i$/48*/hg/52b/hf/44!/i1a/56@/h1b/49;]



[Police-Graduation]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-23 TC1:45:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Seventeen new police officers were sworn in in Roanoke this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


For the past 22 weeks these men have been put through the paces at the Police Academy.
About two dozen recruits started training April 3rd.
In a difficult time for recruitment- -there are no women in the new class, but it does include three minority officers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:16:05]
[IN Q=There are lots of companies]
[SUPER=01-Chief Joe Gaskins/Roanoke Police Department]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=that the police department can't provide.]
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[VO-NAT]


Starting pay for a city police officer is 28-thousand- 300 dollars.
These freshly- minted patrolmen hit the street next week.
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[Sports-Psychology]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-25 TC1:20:57]
[GRAPHIC=Sydney Olympics]


A Roanoke Doctor is headed to the Olympics to help coach the U-S Fencing Team.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Sports Psychologist John (hile) Heil of the Lewis Gale Clinic will help the athletes master the mental aspects of the games.
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Month]


He says that's important in a tactical sport like fencing, when the athlete must think and maneuver quickly.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:19:11]
[IN Q=You want to help people prepare]

((DR. JOHN HEIL/SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST: YOU WANT TO HELP PEOPLE PREPARE FOR THE CRITICAL MOMENTS OF THE COMPETITION, YOU WANT TO TEACH THEM SKILL IN CONCENTRATION, IN CALMING THEMSELVES, AND STAYING COMPOSED AND COMMUNICATING WITH TEAM MATES))
[SUPER=01-Dr. John Heil/Sports Psychologist]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=with team mates]
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[VO-NAT]


Heil also worked with fencers during the Atlanta Olympics.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up in sports, Virginia Tech has pulled out of the B-C-A bowl game scheduled for December first.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll preview the season openers for several college football teams in our coverage area.
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[S-BCA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-72 12011tc]
[GRAPHIC=BCA]

Virginia Tech officially pulled out of the BCA bowl this afternoon, ending any speculation that they might play someone else at the end of the season. Neither Virginia Tech nor Georgia Tech wanted to play the game in December, and in fact,
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[vo nat con't]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Sunday; :00]

the Hokies would have withdrawn a long time ago, but athletic director Jim Weaver and head coach Frank Beamer both have a genuine concern for the fans that paid $35 a piece and never got to see the game. A marketing firm called the Gazelle Group handled ticket sales, and there is concern that those folks may not offer refunds. A decision concerning refunds is expected in the near future.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-65]
[GRAPHIC=tech]


The Hokies wanted the clear up the BCA mess, so they could clear their heads for Akron. But for the second straight weekend they'll have to keep an eye on the sky.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm gonna]

((nick sorensen:))
[SUPER=01-Nick Sorensen/Va. Tech Linebacker; :00]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=....LOCAL FORECAST."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

The forecast on the playing field is for the Hokies to beat the Zips by 31 points or more. That may be asking a little too much, considering the the weather and the fact that Akron is a decent team.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="They're...]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....MAKE A DIFFERENCE."]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-66 1:32:36]
[GRAPHIC=UVa football]


The Virginia Cavaliers open the 2000 season tomorrow at Scott Stadium in a 3:30 kick off.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


In addition to the excitement surrounding the first game, there is an electricity buzzing around Charlottesville in regards to the dedication of the new 86 million dollar expanded Scott Stadium and Carl Smith Center.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="me and a friend]
[SUPER=01-Jerton Evans/UVa Sophomore Safety; :00]

((JERTON EVANS/UVA SOPHOMORE SAFETY:))
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=....sitting in the stands"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL/August 26th;]


The Cougars fell to Florida State last Saturday. The Seminoles repeatedly got to the BYU quarterback.
[SUPER=03-Provo, UT/September 25, 1999;]


Last year, the Cavaliers might NOT have limited Brigham Young to 3 points but the Wahoos DID have some success in disrupting the Cougars signal callers, recording key sacks to slow the BYU offense.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="we know]

((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD FOOTBALL COACH:)) ((BYRON THWEATT/UVA SENIOR LINEBACKER:))
[SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Football Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Byron Thweatt/UVa Senior Linebacker; :10]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=.....work to our advantage"]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=uva football]

As of this afternoon, 12 hundred reserved seating tickets are left for the 3:30 BYU game.

[S-Ferrum]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-73 (1:24:11)]
[GRAPHIC=Football Logo]


It's definitely a new season for Averett College in Danville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :]


This is the first year the school has fielded a football program. And the first test for the school is the Ferrum Panthers, who are picked to win their conference title.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="They're good....]
[SUPER=01-Frank Fulton/Averett Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=.....get ready, yes."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Panthers Logo]


The Panthers and Averett will kick it off tomorrow afternoon in Rocky Mount at 1 oclock.
[GRAPHIC=V-M-I]


The V-M-I Keydets will open their season tomorrow afternoon at Alumni Memorial field against Duquesne at Alumni Memorial Field.
Kickoff is at 1 oclock.



[S-QUALIFY]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-71 11845TC]
[GRAPHIC=DARLINGTON]


No rain in Darlington this afternoon as the Winston Cup stars were able to get in first round time trials for Sunday Southern 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/ESPN; :]

Jeremy Mayfield went out 13th and won his second pole of the year with a 169 point 444 mile an hour lap. But the big story is that point leader Bobby Labonte crashed in practice and had to scramble to make a qualifying effirt he was just 38th fastest.
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[WIPE TO MOTION] [WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Jeremy Mayfield/169.444/2. Johnny Benson//3. Ward Burton//4. Mike Skinner//5. Mark Martin//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Dale Earnhardt//7. Scott Pruett//8. Ken Schrader//9. Dale Jarrett//10. Jeff Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Michael Waltrip//12. Jimmy Spencer//13. Dale Earharndt//14. Kenny Wallace//15. Jerry Nadeau//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Rusty Wallace//17. Ricky Rudd//18. Brett Bodine//19. Bobby Hamilton//20. Mike Bliss//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Elliott Sadler//22. Dave Blaney//23. Geoffrey Bodine//24. Matt Kenseth//25. Joe Nemechek//;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=....last driver."]
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