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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
More information on DAle Earnhardt's death.
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A crash in Roanoke- tonight sends two people to the hospital.
Travel could be tough for several more days on I-81. We'll tell you why.
Plus a NASCAR store is crossing the finish line at Valley View mall.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


State Police reported 15-hundred accidents yesterday statewide.
One in our area is still causing headaches and will be for days to come.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening....

[Buffalo-Creek]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-53 TC38:17]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


The damage from yesterday's pile-up on Interstate 81 was even more substantial than officials first thought.
And it will probably take at least a week to finish emergency repairs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


One lane was reopened this morning, and traffic is now moving- in that area.
Crews spent the day replacing damaged sections of guard rail along a half mile stretch of the interstate.
Others worked to contain the estimated 800 to 1000 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled in the accident.
[SUPER=04-Thursday; ]


When the cars and trucks piled up Thursday morning, several caught fire. The heat damaged the concrete surface of the bridge and it will have to be replaced.
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[SOT 07:37:09]
[IN Q=Give yourself a little extra time]

((GIVE YOURSELF A LITTLE EXTRA TIME AND BE REAL CAREFUL. WE'RE GOING TO LOWER THE SPEED LIMIT TO 25 MILES AN HOUR GOING ACROSS THE BRIDGE. SO THAT CHANGE IN SPEED IS SOMETIMES A DIFFICULT THING, SO WE'RE ASKING THEM TO PLEASE BE CAREFUL WHEN THEY GO THROUGH THAT AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Jim White/VDOT Resident Engineer;]
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[OUT Q=through that area.]
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[VO-NAT]


One lane of traffic will remain open while repairs are made, but V-DOT is encouraging drivers to consider using a detour onto route 11 at exit 195.
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[Mark-Earley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-01 TC1:15:41]
[GRAPHIC=81 Safety]


Safety on Interstate 81 is on the mind of Virginia's Attorney General.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Tonight Mark Earley met voters at the Patrick Henry Hotel in Roanoke.
Earley says trucks are the main problem on the interstate.
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[SOT 20:03:48]
[IN Q=we're also looking]

((MARK EARLEY: WE'RE ALSO LOOKING FOR WAYS TO GET THEM OFF 81 TO REROUTE THEM OR CARRY MORE OF THE PRODUCTS BY RAIL AND POTENTIALLY LOOK AT A RAIL LINE UP ALONG SIDE 81.))
[SUPER=@Earley]
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[OUT Q=along side 81.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Attorney General is seeking the Republican nomination for Governor.
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[Bedford-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


An 18 year old from Thaxton was killed tonight in an accident.
State Police say James Edward Brown was driving down route 691 in Bedford County when he ran off the road, down an embankment, and hit a tree. Brown was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.




[Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-05 TC49:47]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An accident in Roanoke sent two people to the hospital tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened on Williamson Road just after eight.
Police say the white car rear-ended another vehicle.
Two people in the white car were sent to the hospital with head injuries.
No word on their condition.
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[Earnhardt]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Earnhardt Crash Invest.]


Five days after Dale EArnhardt's death- the focus is on a seatbelt that did not hold up.
The maker of the seatblet has implied proper installation may have caused it to break-
Either way, the belt did not work properly- and at least one doctor now says that may have cost Earnhardt his life.
Gretchen Carlson has more.
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[SOT 16:30:23]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gary Nelson/Winston Cup Director; :11 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Mike Helton/NASCAR President; :14]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Steve Bohannon/Trauma Physician; :44]
[Super=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Earnhardt's Youngest Son; 1:03]
[Super=01-Gretchen Carlson/Reporting; 1:23]
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[OUT Q=CBS News.]

((WHILE NASCAR DRIVERS PREPARED FOR THIS WEEKEND'S RACES.... OFFICIALS REVEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME... THAT A BROKEN SEAT BELT WAS FOUND IN DALE EARNHARDT'S CAR AFTER HIS FATAL CRASH.
SOT: GARY NELSON/WINSTON CUP DIRECTOR

"IT WAS SEPARATED RIGHT IN THIS AREA."
SOT: MIKE HELTON/NASCAR PRESIDENT

"we don't know how, we don't know why, we don't know when yet. all we know that there was a broken belt at this point." NASCAR OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE NO RECOLLECTION OF THIS EVER HAPPENING IN THE 52 YEAR HISTORY OF THE SPORT. AND THE STARTLING REVELATION IMMEDIATELY FUELED SPECULATION THAT THE BROKEN SEAT BELT COST EARNHARDT HIS LIFE.
SOT: DR. STEVE BOHANNON/DAYTONA SPEEDWAY PHYSICIAN

"he would have had a much better chance for survival." DOCTOR BOHANNON ALSO BELIEVES THAT EARNHARDT'S HABIT OF WEARING AN OPEN FACED HELMET ALSO WORKED AGAINST HIM.
SOT: BOHANNON AGAIN

" if he could have had protection over his chin in this area of contact, the forces would have been different to his body and he would have had a different pattern of injuries." MEANWHILE AT A DIFFERENT NEWS CONFERENCE.. DALE EARNHARDT JUNIOR TALKED ABOUT THE NEED TO MOVE ON
SOT: DALE EARNHARDT JR.

"I HAVE CRIED FOR HIM OUT OF MY OWN SELFISH PITY IS THE REASON FOR THOSE EMOTIONS AND I JUST TRY TO MAINTAIN A GOOD FOCUS FOR THE FUTURE. DALE JUNIOR PLANS TO BE BACK ON THE TRACK THIS WEEKEND. HIS FATHER'S NUMBER THREE CHEVY WILL NOT. NASCAR DOES NOT RETIRE NUMBERS, BUT THE CAR'S OWNER SAYS HE'LL NEVER RACE THE BLACK NUMBER THREE AGAIN. GRETCHEN CARLSON, CBS NEWS.))

[Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Jury selection will continue for a fourth day Monday in the capital murder trial of Jeffrey Allen Thomas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Debates between the judge and defense attorneys over jury questions slowed down the process today.
Judge Colin Gibb denied a motion by the defense to move the trial.
The Defense attorney said selection was proving too difficult.
So far, attorneys have picked 21 of the 28 potential jurors that will be narrowed down to 12 next week.
They will decide whether Thomas is guilty of killing Radford teenager Tara Munsey last year.
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[Trigon-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-51 TC1:45:32]
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Good news tonight, for some Martinsville and Henry County residents with Trigon insurance.
They won't have to worry about traveling farther or paying more for health care.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape]


That's because Memorial Hospital in Martinsville and Trigon have finally agreed on a new contract.
That means the hospital will continue to be a part of the Trigon Network.
The contract goes into effect immediately and will run through 2003.
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[XGR]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-54 TC1:14:41]
[GRAPHIC=VA Budget]


Budget negotiations are stalled in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]


That makes the legislative "train wreck" more likely.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The hour has struck]

((THE HOUR HAS STRUCK. crash))
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[OUT Q=hour is upon us. crash!]
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[VO-NAT]


This year's General Assembly session is scheduled to adjourn tomorrow.
The Senate has simply adopted its own budget.
House Speaker Vance Wilkins ruled it out of order, coming so late in the session.
That sent Democrats off on a rampage.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Folks if that's what you]
[sot HOUSE 10:36:08]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: FOLKS, IF THAT'S WHAT YOU ALL CALL THE NEW MAJORITY, LET ME TELL YOU. YOU GOT A LOT TO LEARN. PEOPLE WILL NOT PUT UP WITH THAT KIND OF ARROGANCE. I SAY TO YOU THAT OUR SYSTEM IS SUPPOSED TO WORK. AND THAT SYSTEM IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE GRIEVANCES BETWEEN ANYBODY IN THIS BODY AND ANYBODY DOWN THE HALL.))
[SUPER=@Cranwell;]
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[OUT Q=and anybody down the hall.]
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[VO-NAT]


The House's chief budget negotiator says he's shocked the Senators would leave the House so few options.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Why did they not propose]
[sot HOUSE 11:39:08]

((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R-FAIRFAX: WHY DID NOT THEY PROPOSE THIS TO US THE FIRST DAY... OR THE FOURTH DAY... GRANDSTAND ON THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE, BERATE THE HOUSE?))
[SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) Fairfax;]
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[OUT Q=the Senate berate the House.]
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[VO-NAT]


If lawmakers can agree on NO budget, Governor Jim Gilmore could be forced to make hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts to the existing budget.
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[Tobacco-Bill]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-55 TC1:22:03]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Settlement]


The fate of the Southside and Southwest's share of Virginia's tobacco settlement money is up in the air again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Senate Finance Committee met briefly to reject the bill to "securitize" the money in one lump sum payment up front.
That was Governor Jim Gilmore's latest effort to control the 50-percent of the state settlement earmarked for "tobacco dependent communities."
Without legislation, the settlement will be paid out in a potentially larger sum over 20 years.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Roger Clinton says he was hurt when some of his friends didn't get Presidential pardons.
The latest on the growing pardon scandal when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And weeks after a U-S sub accidentally sank a Japanese fishing boat, the Navy prepares to swallow its pride and deliver a formal apology to Tokyo.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey sports...]
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[OUT Q=.....in sports."]

((Hey sports fans here's what's happening on the big 7. High school basketball district champions were crowned throughout the area tonight, Emory and Henry and Guilford will play for the Women's ODAC championship and Richard Childress racing has hired Kevin Harvick to drive Dale Earnhardt's car for the rest of the season.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Submarine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Navy's number two officer will travel to Tokyo next week- to apologize for the submarine accident off Hawaii.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The Vice Chief of naval Operations will make the apology on behalf of the U-S government.
He will also carry a letter from President Bush to Japan's Prime Minister.
The submarine slammed into a Japanese Fishing vessel off Hawaii- during a training exercise. Nine people are missing and presumed dead.
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[Pardons]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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The Clinton pardon controversy just keeps on growing-
Today word that pardons may have been granted in return for votes for Hillary Clinton's senate campaign.
Teri Okita has more.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-William Cunningham/Hillary Clinton's Campaign Treas.; :41]
[SUPER=01-Allen Lichtman/Presidential Expert; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting; 1:25]
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[OUT Q=standard outcue.]

((THE U-S ATTORNEYS OFFICE IN MANHATTAN IS WIDENING IT'S PROBE OF BILL CLINTONS PRESIDENTIAL PARDONS TO INCLUDE FOUR MEN CONVICTED OF STEALING MILLIONS IN GOVERNMENT FUNDS. INVESTIGATORS WANT TO KNOW IF CLINTON PARDONED THE MEN IN EXCHANGE FOR VOTES FOR SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON. THE MEN COME FROM A JEWISH COMMUNITY THAT VOTED, OVERWHELMINGLY, FOR MRS. CLINTON. SHE DENIES BEING INVOLVED IN THE PARDONS.
Poss Nat sot/Cunningham.

TRACK: BUT MRS. CLINTONS CAMPAIGN TREASURER, WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM, WAS INVOLVED IN THE PARDONS OF TWO OTHER MEN WHO KNEW HOLLYWOOD HEAVYWEIGHT, HARRY THOMASON. THOMASON HAS BEEN A LONG-TIME FRIEND OF THE CLINTONS. HE WENT TO CUNNINGHAM WHO DID THE LEGAL WORK FOR THE MEN.
SOT: These were not supporters of President Clinton. They were not campaign contributors to him. They were businessmen

in Little Rock who were hoping to get a favorable action, and they got it. TRACK: CUNNINGHAM SAYS HE NEVER TALKED TO THE CLINTONS ABOUT CLEMENCY.
(NATSD BREAK)

TRACK: AND NOW, THE CONTROVERSY IS HITTING EVEN CLOSER TO HOME. FIRST, IT WAS HUGH RODHAM. NOW, NEWS HAS SURFACED THAT BILL CLINTONS BROTHER, ROGER, SUBMITTED A HANDFUL OF NAMES TO THE PRESIDENT FOR CLEMENCY CONSIDERATION. NONE WAS GRANTED. HE TOOK NO MONEY, BUT THE EFFECTS COULD DAMAGE CLINTONS LEGACY. Allen Lichtman/Presidential Expert: He doesn't want historians to focus on the sleazy, seamy side of the Clinton administration, yet he seems to have done everything in his power to focus attention on the dark side of the Clinton years. Teri Okita/Reporting.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SS=None]


NASCAR Thunder will soon be quiet.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And mama abandoned her... but now this baby cheetah has a new home.
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[Special-Session]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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[WRITER=dse]
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[GRAPHIC=VA Capitol]


Some late-breaking news from Richmond tonight.
Governor Gilmore today decided to call a special session in March to end an impasse between the Senate and the House over the state budget and the issue of the car tax.
Gilmore made the decision tonight during a discussion at the governor's mansion with budget conferees from the House.

[ICS]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=None]
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A freezer manufacturer is leaving it's home in Albemarle County cold - and warming up to a new place in Nelson County.
International Cold Storage Company is set to move from Albemarle to Nelson and invest more than three million dollars in a new facility.
The re-location will save 73 jobs and create 74 new ones.
Governor Gilmore approved a 150 thousand dollar grant to assist Nelson County with site preparation.

[NASCAR-thunder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
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Another disappointment for racing fans... the official stores of NASCAR are closing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Eleven NASCAR Thunder stores, including this one at Valley View Mall, will close within the next six weeks.
60 employees will lose their jobs, 7 in Roanoke.
Since "going out of business" signs went up, more than half of the store's inventory has been sold.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Anything and everything]

((SHERRY LOCKHART/STORE CO-MANAGER: ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN THE STORE IS FOR SALE. SO YOU JUST HAVE TO COME IN AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Lockhart/Store Co-Manager]
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[OUT Q=what we have.]
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[VO-NAT]


Store management says there is NO Dale Earnhardt memorabilia left.
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[Cheetah]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
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Her name is Jamoke and she's stealing hearts in California-
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[VO-NAT 18:08:59]
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[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-San Diego, CA]


She's not a blonde- or brunette.. She's a cheetah.
The 13-day old South African cub is regaining her health at the San Diego zoo.
Jamoke was born at a Wild Animal park.. but her mother suddenly lost interest in nurturing her... so she had be taken to the Children's zoo.
Since Monday the cub has been in stable condition- drinking lots of milk.. eight times a day.
She now weighs about two pounds.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
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Guilford and Emory and Henry will play for the Women's ODAC championship tomorrow at the Salem Civic Center and the Winston Cup drivers rolled into Rockingham to prepare for the Dura Lube 400.
But first out Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :]


Chicago's Frank Thomas was a no show at training camp today. Thomas was scheduled to work out today but said he told Manager Jerry Manuel he's staying away for something that's contract related.
Thomas has until Tuesday to report to camp.
And here are tonight's high school scores.
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[SUPER=0097-j/Salem/55//Northside/46///j/Grayson Co./65//Narrows/62///;]
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[SUPER=0097-/Bath Co./67/j/Covington/77//j//Galax/60//Ft. Chiswell/50///;]
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[SUPER=0097-/Chilhowie/77/j/Rural Retreat/83///j/Radford/61//Auburn/51///;]
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[S-RVD]


[ANCHOR=roy]
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The Roanoke Valley District boys tournament championship tipped off at the Salem Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/RVD Tournament Championship; :00]


This one featured Patrick Henry and the Eagles of Franklin County in the title tilt.
PH would jump out to a five point lead. Dujuan Johnson is gonna get the ball to Eugene Newman, he hits the jumper.


[SUPER=34-Franklin Co./78/Patrick Henry/58/;]


Johnson can also hurt you from outside. Watch the super soph snap the bottom of the net from three point land.
Franklin County's Lewis Muse then dishes to Sean Preston who tickles the twine to cut PH's lead to one.
Jaren Wade makes the steal and scores, he gets the foul and the Eagles get the win 78 to 58 for the RVD tournament title.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Cave Spring and Pulaski Co. hooked up in the girls game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cougars vs Knights; :]


Lets go to the action Heather Burnette passes the ball to Francesca Wiley who puts it in for 2 bringing Cave to a 44 to 39 lead in the fourth.
The Knights Jessica Randolph gets the rebound and puts the ball back in off the boards for the score.
Cave Spring's Sarah Henderson drives to the hoop and its good for the easy two.
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/59/Pulaski Co./44/;]


Then Pulaski's Whitney Taylor comes back putting two more on the board but Cave goes on to win it 59 to 44 to become R-V-D champs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio....]
[SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Head Coach; :]
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[OUT Q=.........home for the region]
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[S-Ridge]


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The Blue Ridge District tournament championship also tipped off last night as Northside met Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Northside vs Salem; :]


Northside is on the board first as Jason Saulter passes to Jeremy Naff and its good for the deuce.
The Spartans come right back A.J. Dowell answers on the other end driving the hoop for the score.
The Vikings Jason Naldo passes to Saulter who hits the jumper making the score 16 to 12 Northside.
[SUPER=33-Salem/55/Northside/46/;]


But Justin Bowles helps Dowell put 2 more on the board for Salem and the Spartans win it 55 to 46.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio]
[SUPER=01-Grant Smythers/Salem Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=....IS WONDERFUL."]
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[S-Pioneer]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (1:05:04)]
[GRAPHIC=Pioneer Logo]


The semi finals of the Pioneer District were played at Botetourt last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville/Blues vs Rams; :]


Head coach Nelson Fox giving last minute instructions.
The Blues get it to 6 foot 9 Ryan Biddulph he takes it inside and scores the deuce.
Highland's Landon Reedy makes the steal at half court and takes it in for the easy layup.
[SUPER=33-Parry McCluer/61/Highland Co./34/;]


Parry McCluer kicks it outside Shawn Moran dials up the long ball and the Blues go on to win it 61 to 34.
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[S-Hoops]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville/Cougars vs Chargers; :]


Bath County and Covington would hook up in the night cap.
The Cougars Andrew Clark makes the nice drop step and goes around the defender to score the basket.
Bath County comes back Jacob Phillips takes it coast to coast for the score and the foul.
[SUPER=33-Covington/77/Bath Co./67/;]


Covington on the move Shawn White takes the pass among the trees and he drops it in for 2 and the Cougars get the 77 to 67 win.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


That's it for sports, have a great day everybody.

[S-Noke]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-92 tc 17:15]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


Roanoke and Guilford hooked up yesterday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center in the first Old Dominion Athletic Conference semifinal of the day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs. Guilford; :00]


Amy Evans passes the ball to Arden Miller for the lay up giving Guilford an easy two points.
The Maroons answered the call on the other end as Katrina Williams passes to Crystal Barrett and lays one in.
Kate Goodman takes the pass from Erin Beacham and takes advantage of the wide open lane. Beacham had 17 points for Guilford.
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/48/Guilford/65 ;]


The Maroons Katrina Williams and Crystal Barrett help Suzanne Webb put two on the board with the lay up.
The Quakers go on to win 65 to 48 and advance to today's championship game.
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[S-Emory]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Salem/E & H vs. Bridgewater; :00]


The Emory & Henry Wasps will meet the Guilford Quakers this afternoon in the ODAC championship game.
To the action, The Wasps Danielle Moore passes to Kelly Smith giving the ball to Jenny Gibson who puts it in from way outside.
Then, the wasps go to some good ball movement as Moore dishes to Aaron Connolly, she is gonna pass to Karen Pursiful, who finishes the play.
[SUPER=34-Emory & Henry/71/Bridgewater/59;]


The Bridgewater Eagles would not quit. Angela Osborn drives to the basket and puts it in for two points.
But the Wasps were to much. Connolly to Smith to Ann McNeally and she scores. Emory & Henry advances to the title game with the 71-59 win.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


Highlights of high school basketball championships when we return.

[S-Dale]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-84 (1:21:50)]
[GRAPHIC=Earnhardt Obit]


As promised those closest to Dale Earnhardt returned to Rockingham yesterday trying to get their lives back to normal.
Mike Stevens has more from the North Carolina Motor Speedway.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio....]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Earnhardt's Youngest Son; :10]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Harvick/Will Drive Goodwrench Chevy; 1:41]
[SUPER=01-Richard Childress/Goodwrench Chevy Owner; 1:55]
[SUPER=@Mike1; 2:05]
[RUNS=2:21]
[OUT Q=.........news 7 sports."]

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