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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


A victory for Al Gore in Florida's Supreme Court- but don't be fooled- This is not over yet.
A manhunts erupts in gunfire and ends with one man dead-
And remembering John Lennon 20 years later.
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[Talent=Jean]


And a cool weekend forecast.
News 7 is next.

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[SOT 20:24:15]
[IN Q=]

((THIS IS NOT JUST A VICTORY FOR AL GORE IT IS A VICTORY FOR ACCOUNTABILITY.)) [BUTT TO 20:25:52] ((I HOPE THAT THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT STEPS IN AND OVERTURNS THIS EXPEDITIOUSLY.))
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=this expediously.]
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[VO-NAT]


Reaction tonight- after the Florida Supreme Court overturns a lower court ruling and demands a recount in The Presidential Election.
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[Presidency]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


It was a razor thin margin- A four to three ruling that sided with Al Gore.
The ruling means about 45-thousand undervotes will be hand counted.
Those are the votes where a machine did not register a presidential vote.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean and Terisa /Newspath;]


As expected the Bush campaign will appeal- Terisa Estacio is live with more.
[LIVE=Terisa FULL/Newspath]
[SUPER=701-Terisa Estacio/Reporting]
[SUPER=705-Tallahassee, FL]
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[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=701-Craig Waters/FL Supreme Ct. Spokesman;]
[SUPER=701-William Daley/Gore Campaign Chairman;]
[SUPER=701-James Baker/Bush Campaign;]
[SUPER=701-Phil Beck/Bush Attorney;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=meet again on Monday (?)]

((EUPHORIA FOR VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE -- AFTER THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT KEEPS HIS PRESIDENTIAL HOPES ALIVE. CRAIG WATERS/FL. SUPREME COURT SPOKESMAN: It has further ordered that the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit here in Tallahassee shall immediately begin a manual recount of the approximately 9,000 Miami-Dade ballots that registered undervotes." THE FOUR-TO-THREE RULING ALSO ORDERED AN IMMEDIATE HAND COUNT IN ALL FLORIDA COUNTIES WHERE UNDERVOTES HAVE OCCURRED. GORE ADVISORS BELIEVE ENOUGH VOTES WILL NOW SURFACE TO PUSH THEIR CANDIDATE IN THE LEAD. WILLIAM DALEY/GORE CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN: This decision is not just a victory for Al Gore and his millions of supporters. It is a victory for fairness and accountability in our democracy itself. GEORGE W. BUSH IS ALREADY APPEALING TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT. JAMES BAKER/BUSH ADVISOR: "We think this ruling is inconsistent with Florida law, federal law, and the United States constitution." "I WANT TO GET SOME INPUT FROM YOU." JUDGE TERRY LEWIS -- A FAMILIAR FACE IN THIS BITTER FIGHT -- IS NOW HEADING UP THE MANUAL RECOUNT EFFORT. HE HEARD SUGGESTIONS FROM BOTH SIDES FRIDAY NIGHT. PHIL BECK/BUSH ATTORNEY: These ballots need to be evaluated using a consistent standard. MEANWHILE, FLORIDA'S REPUBLICAN-LED LEGISLATURE HAS NOW BEGUN THE PROCESS OF CHOOSING ITS OWN SLATE OF ELECTORS FOR BUSH. LEADERS WILL MEET AGAIN ON MONDAY.))
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[LIVE=Terisa FULL/Newspath]
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[GOP]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-42 TC1:46:10]
[GRAPHIC=VA Republicans]


Republicans gathering for their annual "advance" in Roanoke are no doubt- unhappy with the news.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mark Earley broke his 10-day, 50-stop campaign tour through Virginia at the Hotel Roanoke.
He says questioning the electoral process in Florida is a threat to other states.
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[SOT 11:25 - :50]
[IN Q=I was really stunned.]

((MARK EARLEY/ATTORNEY GENERAL: I WAS REALLY STUNNED.... REASON TO OVERTURN THEM.))
[SUPER=@Earley;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=reason to overturn them.]
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[VO-NAT]


This weekend, Republicans will vote on a new party chair and set ground rules for their nominating process.
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[Manhunt]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-48 TC36:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A manhunt in Rockbridge County ended this afternoon with gunfire.
19-year old David Owen Sensabaugh Junior was killed during the exchange with sheriff's deputies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


Authorities tracked Sensabaugh to a hillside about four miles west of Lexington. They say he escaped custody early Friday morning by stealing a patrol car.
When deputies approached him around one this afternoon, Sheriff Robert Day says Sensabaugh opened fire.
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[SOT 04:47:34]
[IN Q=While approaching Mister Sensabaugh]

((WHILE APPROACHING MR. SENSABAUGH, ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE FIRED UPON BY MR. SENSABAUGH. FIRE WAS RETURNED. MR. SENSABAUGH WAS TAKEN TO STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT APPROXIMATELY 2:13 PM. NO DEPUTIES WERE INJURED IN THE EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Day/Rockbridge Co. Sheriff]
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[OUT Q=exchange]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities had been searching for several hours, when they located the missing patrol car near Rockbridge Baths. A state police helicopter flew overhead, while armed officers searched the wooded terrain on foot.
Witnesses who saw the shooting from a distance, say they heard officers yell repeatedly for the suspect to get down on the ground, before the exchange of gunfire.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In a news release, State Police say Sensabaugh fired a 45 caliber handgun at deputies, and a deputy returned fire with a shotgun.
Sensabaugh suffered wounds to his head and side, but authorities say those wounds may have been self-inflicted.


[KFC]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC1:42:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tests on the mouse one family says it found in its chicken dinner from KFC are complete.
The tests done at a California lab should determine if the rodent came from the restaurant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October 4]


Latasha and Lonnie Cummings say they found the cooked mouse inside a box of chicken from K-F-C on Melrose Avenue.


The company that owns the franchise sent the mouse to a private lab to determine if it was actually cooked in K-F-C's batter.
J-R-N Incorporated's Vice President told News 7 that while the tests are done-- they're still waiting for a copy of the finalized report.
He says results should be known a few days.
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[Nativity]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-41 TC1:03:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


You've probabyl heard the holiday theme: "He's the reason for the season."
The saying for Christians who want remember that Christmas is about the birth of Jesus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But when that theme showed up in the public lobby of Virginia's State Board of Elections -- complete with a nativity scene -- Virginia's American Civil Liberties Union took note.
The A-C-L-U says an overtly religious display violates the separation of church and state.
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[SOT 15:10:49]
[IN Q=Like most ]

((KENT WILLIS/VIRGINIA ACLU: LIKE MOST SUPREME COURT DECISIONS, THIS HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE YEARS. THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF DECISIONS, AND THE LAW CAN BE A LITTLE COMPLEX. THERE'S A QUESTION ABOUT WHERE IT'S LOCATED. THERE'S A QUESTION ABOUT WHAT A REASONABLE OBSERVER MIGHT THINK. THERE'S ALSO MOST IMPORTANTLY THE QUESTION OF THE CONTENT OF THE DISPLAY ITSELF.))
[SUPER=01-Kent Willis/Virginia ACLU]
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[OUT Q=of the display itself.]
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[VO-NAT]


If the manger scene had also highlighted secular items like a red-nosed reindeer or snowflakes... it might have passed Constitutional muster, according to the A-C-L-U.
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=None]


But after we video-taped it for this story, the staff in the Board of Elections office chose to remove it themselves.
It's been relocated to the other side of the door, NOT visible to the public.
Nevertheless, the Governor's Secretary of Administration says the state WAS prepared to defend the display as free speech.

[Beatles-Band]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-46 TC37:33]
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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
It was 20 years ago today that John Lennon was shot and killed outside his upper west side apartment in New York City.
But as Kate Weidaw report- the Beatle's popularity is still growing- even among local fans.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=02-Ed Embrey/Hard Days Night;1:11]
[SUPER=02-Will Newman/Hard Days Night;1:25]
[SUPER=01-Yoko Ono/Lennon's Widow;1:44]
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[OUT Q=kw news 7]

(([NAT SOUND ED SULLIVAN INTRO BAND, CLAPPING]
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The cheers for the Beatles were heard around the world when they appeared on the Ed Sullivan show. But the excitement was silenced on December 8-th 1980 when John Lennon was shot by a deranged fan.

[SOT 13:45:17 MON-WED-FRI TAPE]
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((WE BELIEVE IT WAS JOHN LENNON WHO WAS SHOT HE WAS DEAD ON ARRIVAL.))
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[NAT SOUND OF GROUP SINGING IN THE RAIN]
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20 years later dozens gathered at New York City's Strawberry Fields to remember the legend.

[SOT 15:29:46 CBS FRIDAY]
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((HE WAS KILLED HERE YOU GET A FEELING HE WAS HERE.))
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But the Beatles music lives on with tribute bands like Hard Days Night from Lynchburg.
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((ED EMBREY: I THINK EVERYONE HAS A KINSHIP TO THE BEATLES THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BAND LIKE THEM AND THERE WILL NEVER WILL BE.))
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Will Newman is the John Lennon of the group and is proud to play his music.

[SOT 3:06:13]
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((WILL NEWMAN: I MOURN HIS LOSS BECAUSE IT WAS A TRAGEDY SO EARLY IN LIFE.))
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And while the Beatles music plays on Lennon's widow says so does his spirit.

[SOT 13:47:28 CBS MON-WED-FRI]
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((YOKO ONO: HE WAS A SURVIVOR A TRUE SENSE I THINK HIS SPIRIT IS STILL ALIVE AND IT WILL BE ALIVE FOR MANY CENTURIES TO COME.))
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[NAT SOUND OF MUSIC SHOWING LENNON'S PICTURE, THEN FADE MUSIC WITH ENDING CART]
[RUNS= 5]


Kate Weidaw News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If you're interested in catching Hard Days Night in concert, their debut performance will be at the Club at Fiji Island in Roanoke December 30-th.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Credit cards are getting a workout this holiday season and for some people that means trouble.
Find out how to avoid the credit crunch when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


New hope for convicted spy Edmond Pope and his family-- he could be home for the holidays.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey sports...]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((Hey sports fans here's what's happening tonight, Two of the top high school basketball teams in the state were in the valley tonight the Virginia High School League has announced its realignment Bobby Labonte was honored in the Big Apple this evening and Mike Hampton could become the highest paid player in Major League Baseball.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Pope]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Convicted Spy Edmond Pope could be home for the holidays.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow;]


Russia's presidential pardons commission has recommended that Russian president Vladimir Putin release Pope because of his poor health.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The President usually abides by the committee's recommendations.
Pope is an American businessman who is suffering from bone cancer.
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[SOT 15:19:11]
[IN Q=]

((CHERYL POPE/EDMOND POPE'S WIFE: THE LAST TIME I SAW ED WE WERE TRYING TO HOLD HANDS THROUGH THE CAGE AND THEY PULLED HIM AWAY FROM ME.. SO NO ONE'S BEEN ABLE TO SEE HIM SINCE THE VERDICT WAS READ.))
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Pope/Edmond Pope's Wife;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=the verdict was read.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pope was sentenced to 20 years in prison. He maintains his innocence.
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[Intermet]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-30 TC1:47:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The deadline for Intermet to settle an 801-thousand dollar fine with the Department of Labor has passed with no agreement.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;]


A spokesperson for the New River Foundry parent company said today it hopes to continue talks with OSHA about 45 violations cited at the company.
They stem from the March 5th explosion at the auto parts plant that killed three workers.
After an investigation, the labor department slapped Intermet with the largest fine against a workplace in state history.
The Department of Labor says that if a settlement can not be reached, the case will go to court.
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[VF-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


More textile jobs are dissapearing in the Martinsville area.
V-F Imagewear is cutting 186 jobs.
About half of the people lost their jobs yesterday, the rest may be cut around June or July.
The jobs being cut are staff or non-production positions.
Company officials say they'll offer the affected employees production jobs.
The cuts will leave V-F Imagewear with 27-hundred workers in the Martinsville area.
V-F also is cutting jobs in Florida, North Carolina and Texas.

[credit-cards]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-38 TC1:33:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


College students are shopping and dropping down credit cards more than ever.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


That's why students at Radford University are learning their lessons about debt with a school debit card.
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[SOT]

[tc:00:35:33 - Radford Tape]
[IN Q=You can put]

((KRISTEN SIMS/RADFORD JUNIOR: YOU CAN PUT 20 DOLLARS ON THE CARD AND DO LAUNDRY OR GO TO KROGER AND BUY GROCERIES AND STUFF. SO IT'S MORE LIKE A DEBIT CARD. YOU HAVE A CERTAIN AMOUNT ON IT AND YOU CAN ONLY SPEND WHAT YOU HAVE ON THE CARD.))
[SUPER=01-Kristen Sims/Radford Junior]
[OUT Q=on the card.]
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[VO-NAT]


Credit card companies offering the "buy now, pay later," may cost more than students bargain for.
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[SOT]

[tc:00:22:34 - CCCS tape]
[IN Q=It can cost you]

((STEVE PUBLICOVER/CCCS:IT CAN COST YOU A JOB APPLICATION IF YOU HAVE BAD CREDIT. MORE AND MORE EMPLOYERS ARE CHECKING PEOPLE'S CREDIT RATINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Publicover/CCCS]
[OUT Q=credit these days.]
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Free classes are offered to students on money management. You can sign-up by calling 1-800-926-0042.
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[Murder-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=00-37 TC1:54:40]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Persistence paid off for the Roanoke police today. Officers used only a tip and a photograph that led to the arrest of a California murder suspect in Franklin county.
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[VO-NAT]


27-year-old Nicholas Villela the Third was arrested at a construction site in the Burnt Chimney area. He is wanted by police in Modesto, California.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Police learned last month that Villela may be staying in the city.
They couldn't find him right away, but using information they gathered, and a photo from California, they arrested Villela this morning.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News Seven-- Leo has the cool weekend forecast.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll get a behind the scenes look at a landmark Central Virginia theater and the plans to renovate it.
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[Academy-Music]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-44 TC42:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It was the hub of Lynchburg's entertainment scene around the turn of the century... but some say the Academy of Music's greatest role is yet to come.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the multi- million dollar effort to restore the historic theater.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=After years]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Douglas Harnsberger/Project Architect; :33]
[SUPER=01-Walter Breman/Executive Director; 1:07]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( After years of false starts and delays, and more than four decades after it last closed its doors, the new Academy of Music theater is ready to make the leap from an architect's model to reality.
[natsot 13:24:30]

((WHEN THE THEATER EMPTIES OUT, PEOPLE WILL MOVE QUICKLY INTO THIS SPACE..))
[RUNS= 04]


Plans call for renovating the old theater and tieing it to a larger performing arts complex in a two- block area of Lynchburg's Main Street.
Architect Doug Harnsberger says the Academy is a rare jewel, just waiting to shine.
[SOT 13:20:24]

((DOUGLAS HARNSBERGER/ARCHITECT: SO IT'S EXTREMELY FINE QUALITY CONSTRUCTION IN ITS ORIGIN AND THE CHARACTER OF THOSE FEATURES ARE THINGS THAT WILL, WHEN THEY'RE RESTORED, MAKE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT FOR THE NEW PROGRAM.))
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[OUT Q=new program.]
[SOT 13:33:53]

((THIS IS ONE OF THE GRAND DAMES OF THEATER...))
[RUNS= 02]


Walter Breman should know.
This is the fourth theater revival he's been involved in.. he's now the man in charge of finding 15 million dollars to pay for the restorations.
More than half that is already secured, and Breman is confident the Lynchburg public will help pick up the rest of the tab.
[SOT 13:34:30]

((ARNOLD BREMAN/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: PEOPLE LOVE THE CONCEPT OF HISTORY HERE MORE SO THAN I'VE EVER SEEN IN ANY OTHER COMMUNITY.THERE'S A REAL INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF THIS CITY AND I THINK THAT PEOPLE ARE VERY ANXIOUS TO SEE IT.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=to see it.]


Seeing is believing.. and the theme of the fundraising campaign is "Show Me!"
For the first time in years, Academy supporters will finally be able to do just that.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


The Virginia High School League realigns some girls sports two of the top high school basketball teams in the state were in the valley tonight and Bobby Labonte has his night in the "Big Apple."
But first out Extra Point. The scouts at the first WUSA soccer player draft got a double dose today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Boca Raton, FL/WUSA; :]


Twin sisters Jennifer and Margaret Tietjen showed up at the combine in Florida today. The two sisters played soccer at Connecticut and hope to get drafted in Sunday's first player draft.
Jennifer is in the white jersey and Margaret is in the gray jersey.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[SUPER=0097-j/Galax/80//Oak Hill B/65///j/Alleghany/75//Covington/47///;]
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[SUPER=0097-j/Martinsville/52//Patrick Henry/49///j/Botetourt/57//Glenvar/28///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0097-/Narrows/53/j/Giles/61///j/James River/71//E. Montgomery/42///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0097-j/Halifax/61//Person Co./46///j/Franklin Co/86//Bassett/49///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0098-/East Tennessee/66/j/Radford/68////]
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[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-Catholic]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (24:16)]
[GRAPHIC=Hoops]


Roanoke Catholic got a big test at the Bast Center in Salem last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Catholic vs Bishop O'Connell]


Dick wall talking to his team before taking the floor against Bishop O'Connell.
Bishop's Ahmad Smith shoots and misses but gets his own rebound and scores to make it 34 to 26 Bishop.
The Celtics go to Phillip Wall who passes to Eddie Pulja who lays it in making it 37 to 30 Biship.
[SUPER=33-Bishop/73/Catholic/55/;]


The Knights go to Ricky Lucas this time he pulls up and drains the three pointer and Bishop O'Connell wins it 73 to 55.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Bishop...]
[SUPER=01-Dick Wall/Catholic Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...better than this."]
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-83 (29:55)]
[GRAPHIC=Hoops Logo]


Cave Spring would hook up with Gonzaga in the night cap.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cave Spring vs Gonzaga; :]


The Eagles warming up before the tip off with the Knights.
Cave Springs Brian Hamilton brings it up passes to Daniel Payne who drains the three pointer to make it 5 to 4 Knights.
But the Eagles come back Chris Sumner drives and passes to Steve Cobb who hits the jumper to tie the game at 12.
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/72/Gonzaga/64/;]


Cave's Daniel Payne throws it down to J.J. Redick in the low post he spins and lays it in and the Knights go on to win it 72 to 64.
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[S-VHSL]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-85 30:52]
[GRAPHIC=VHSL]


The Virginia High School League has re-aligned girls basketball and volleyball.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Girls single, double and triple A basketball will be played in the winter beginning the 2003-2004 school year.
The volleyball season will take place in the fall. Moving single and double A basketball to the winter is a concern because of the need for more officials, some coaches coach both the girls and the boys, limited gym space, and media exposure will be more spread out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="first audio]
[SUPER=01-Jane Layman/William Byrd Athletic Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Harvey/Glenvar Girls Basketball Coach; :24]
[RUNS=:49]
[OUT Q=........going to be tough."]
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[VO-NAT]


While some double and single A schools do not favor the decision, at least one triple A school is happy about it.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="it]
[SUPER=01-Woody Deans/Patrick Henry Athletic Director; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=....some games"]
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[ANCHOR=roy]
[GRAPHIC=VHSL]


A decision on where to put tennis has not been made at this time.

[S-Labonte]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-76 1:58:38]
[GRAPHIC=Bobby Labonte]


Bobby Labonte was in a tuxedo tonight at the NASCAR Winston Cup 2000 banquet at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-2000 Season; :00]


Labonte was honored tonight as the 2000 Winston Cup champion and although he will occupy most of the spot light, he is the first to say that his team's chemistry was the key to unlocking the title.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we...]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/2000 Winston Cup Champ; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=..this year for sure"]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Generals]


The Roanoke Express came up short on the road last night losing to the Greensboro Generals 3 to 2.
Roanoke returns to the Roundhouse tonight for the first of a two game set with the Johnstown Chiefs.
Mike Hampton could become the highest paid player in Major League baseball. More when we return.

[S-Hampton]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-86 (14:29)]
[GRAPHIC=MLB logo]


Pitcher Mike Hampton has signed the largest contract in baseball history.
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The letfhander has reportedly agreed to an 8 year deal with Colorado worth 121 million dollars.
Two baseball officials, who spoke on the condition they not be identified, said the deal is contingent on hampton passing a physical and other minor details.
Hampton went 15 and 10 for the New York Mets last season.
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Kevin McHale, The vice president of the Minnesota Timberwolves, has agreed with the N-B-A to take a leave of absen

ce. The penality is for an illegal deal with former player Joe Smith.
McHale will return August first.
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Tiger Woods and David Duval remain in third place after today's round of the World Championships.
The two put together a solid round of 65 to finish at 18 under par. Woods and Duval birdied 5 of 6 holes on the back nine and trail teams from New Zealand and Aregentina by 2 shots.
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