[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

They're still redrawing the lines.

Dick Cranwell and Chip Woodrum end up in the same house district after all- -under the latest G-O-P redistricting plan.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll see how race-cars and bluegrass make for some down-home politics.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
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In sports, we will hear from a few members of the Toledo Storm, the first round playoff opponent of the Express, the Lynchburg Hillcats hold their baseball media day
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[VO-NAT]


and words from Steve Park as he and other drivers gear up for some short track racing at Martinsville.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


70s and even 80s as we slide into the weekend. The unseasonably warm forecast coming up.

[Video-Open]


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



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[SOT HOUSE 03:33:49]
[IN Q=We will soon see these]

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM: WE WILL SOON SEE THESE PLANS NOW THAT WE KNOW WHAT'S AFOOT. laughter))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=that we know what's afoot. LAUGHTER]
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[VO-NAT]


A new Republican redistricting map emerges three hours before a public hearing in Richmond.
Roanoke's delegates get a new round of punishment.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[XGR]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC40:20]
[GRAPHIC=Redistricting]


The Republican majority has agreed to slow down the redistricting process... a little.
A public hearing kicks off in one hour in Richmond.
But others, in places like Abingdon, and northern Virginia are being planned for Monday night.
And the budget stalemate continues.
Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls has all the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First on the budget, Governor]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Phil Hamilton/(R) Newport News; :16 ]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; :35 ]
[SUPER=@Trumbo; :45]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Del. Leo Wardrup/(R) Virginia Beach; 1:16]
[SUPER=@Woodrum; 1:21 ]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]

(( First, on the budget, Governor Jim Gilmore says NO way will he approve a budget that does NOT phase out the car tax 100 percent next year.
But he doesn't mind lawmakers talking about Newport News Delegate Phil Hamilton's 70% car tax freeze budget compromise.
[sot INTERVIEWS 15:01:22]

((DEL. PHIL HAMILTON/R-NEWPORT NEWS: THIS A LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH AND I THINK THAT'S A POSITIVE GIVEN THE ENVIRONMENT WE'RE IN.))
[runs= 06 ]


That's an environment of strained legislative-executive relations.
The Governor says he's confident that NO matter what compromise lawmakers might reach, state revenues will rebound to fund a 100 percent phase-out next year.
[sot 11:44:42]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: N--MY INTENTION IS TO KEEP MY WORD TO THE PEOPLE AND WHAT THEY VOTED FOR AND TO HAVE A HUNDRED PERCENT PHASE-OUT NEXT YEAR AND TO HAVE NO CAR TAX IN THE OUTGOING BUDGET THAT I SUBMIT.))
[runs= 11 ]
[sot 15:17:07]

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: HE'S ALSO CONFIDENT HE'S NOT GOING TO BE HERE. HE SUBMITS IT AND THAT'S ALL; HE WAVES GOODBYE AND HE'S NOT GONNA BE HERE. SO HE CAN SUBMIT ANYTHING HE WANTS.))
[runs= 07]


[video at tc 02;24:44 house ]
On redistricting, Roanoke County's Dick Cranwell made a motion to delay three weeks, to allow more public input.
At the same time, Republicans were refiling their plans, this time lumping Cranwell and Chip Woodrum in the same district, as they'd intended to but failed to do on Tuesday.
Republicans say if the Democrats don't like it, why don't they submit their own plans?
Democrats say why bother? They don't have the votes.
[sot 03:33: 10]

((DEL. LEO WARDRUP/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: WELL NOW MR. SPEAKER, IF HE REFUSES TO REVEAL HIS PLAN, WHY SHOULD HE EXPECT OTHERS TO REVEAL THEIRS? ))
[runs= 07 ]



[sot 03:32:41]

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: THERE ARE PLANS, AND PLANS, THAT ARE FLOATING AROUND LIKE GOSSAMER HERE IN THE WIND. EVERYBODY HERE IN THE REDISTRICTING SESSION, AS THE GENTLEMAN WELL KNOWS, THERE'S A PLAN IN EVERY POCKET ON THIS FLOOR.))
[runs= 12 ]


They meet again on Tuesday to start haggling over the plans that have been submitted.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[Hale]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-08 TC51:56]
[GRAPHIC=Hale]


After three months on the run, a Roanoke murder suspect is behind bars.
Earl Allen Hale was arraigned on murder, malicious wounding, and firearms charges this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Police captured Hale after Crime Line tips led them to a Petersburg apartment, and then a Richmond bus station, where he was arrested without incident last night.
[SUPER=04-January 2;]

Hale stands accused of the January second murder of Charlene Ramsey at the Hot Rods Car Care in Roanoke. He's being held in the Roanoke City jail without bond.
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[Reynolds]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-06 TC1:37:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A woman who still carries a couple of lead slugs in her body was spared the ordeal of testifying today against the gunman.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Maurese Murphy Reynolds told police his own jealousy was the problem. He and his girlfriend who was 19 at the time lived together for about eight months before he moved out of the Northview Apartments. The night of September 13th Reynolds went back with a gun.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I told her ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=I used all my bullets.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Legal Scales]

She was struck in the head, side and hand. The one in her left hand remains, another slug has worked its way around to rest against her spine. After the hearing today, she asked that we not use her name. She said she still has nightmares. Reynolds pled "no contest" to attempted capital murder, malicious wounding, three sex offenses and a firearms charge.

He faces four life terms plus 23 years when he's sentenced later.


[Pulaski-Body]


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


The Medical Examiner's Office says the Pulaski man found dead in an abandoned coal yard yesterday, died of an injured leg and other possible health conditions.
Since recovering the body of 50-year-old William Lee Hurley, Pulaski Police have said they did not suspect foul play.

[Hazmat]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-09 TC51:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Practice makes perfect.
That was the goal behind an emergency HazMat drill held in Danville today.
As Danville Bureau Chief Justin McLeod shows us sometimes preparing for the worst is the best way to go.
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[SOT 6:02:22]
[IN Q=Nat sound of firefighters with victim]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Beamon/Entry Team; :13]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Mary Lee Barber/Emergency Coordinator; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Doug Young/Danville Emergency Services; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=News 7, Danville]

((((NAT SOUND OF FIREFIGHTERS WITH VICTIM))
It looks so real, and thats the point.
[SOT 6:19:17]
[IN Q=if you don't make it]

((DENNIS BEAMON/ENTRY TEAM: IF YOU DON'T MAKE IT AT THE REAL TIME DEAL THAT ITS NOT, YOU ARE NOT GOING TO BE TRAINED FOR IT, YOU ARE NOT GOING TO BE READY WHEN YOU GET TO THE REAL SCENE.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=to the real scene]

((NAT SOUND OF FIRE ENGINES ARRIVING; 5:57:31))
In this simulated emergency, rescue crews respond to a report of a chemical leak at Danville's water treament plant.


Four victims are down all with life threatening injuries.
[SOT 6:20:17]
[IN Q=Saving human life]

((MARY LEE BARBER/EMERGENCY COORDINATOR: SAVING HUMAN LIFE IS ALWAYS THE FIRST STEP.)) [Runs02]
[OUT Q=the first step]


The next step is to take the victims out and wash off any potentially deadly chemicals.
It's now safe for paramedics to take them to the hospital.
The hazmat team then suits up to find the leak and contain it.
[SOT 6:27:00]
[IN Q=Resuce crews take this]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: RESCUE CREWS TAKE THIS EXERCISE VERY SERIOUSLY BECAUSE THEY NEVER KNOW WHEN THE REAL THING COULD HAPPEN AND IT DID ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO HERE AT THE WASTE WATER TREAMENT PLANT IN DANVILLE WHERE THEY HAD A SMALL LEAK OF CHLORINE.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=leak of chlorine]

((NAT SOUND OF CHLORINE TANK; 6:15:08))
Chlorine is the most dangerous chemical here at this plant.
[SOT 6:20:44]
[IN Q=If we were to have]

((MARY LEE BARBER/EMERGENCY COORDINATOR: IF WE WERE TO HAVE A MAJOR OR LARGE SCALE CHLORINE LEAK IT COULD A VERY LARGE CLOUDS THAT WOULD MOST LIKELY TRAVEL TO THE RIVER AND COULD EFFECT LIFE IN THAT AREA.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=in that area]


Luckily, this leak was a fake one.
But it was enough to show these teams what works and what still needs improvement.
[SOT 6:22:30]
[IN Q=I think out of today's]

((B.G. LEWIS/DANVILLE FIRE CHIEF: I THINK OUT OF TODAY'S EXERCISE, THAT COMMUNICATION AND THE COOPERATION AND HOW CRITICAL THAT IS TO WHEN THERE IS AN EVENT TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL AND TO DO THE JOB YOU NEED TO DO.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=you need to do]

A job these crews hope they never have to do but are ready if disaster does strike. Justin McLeod, News 7, Danville.))

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


The battle over schools and taxes takes center stage in Bedford County tonight.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, find out how Mark Warner is courting rural voters with bluegrass and burning rubber.
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[Bedford-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#01-13 TC18:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's one of the fastest-growing counties in western Virginia. Now Bedford County residents may have to pay for it in their taxes.
Tonight, the county is holding a public hearing on a proposed tax hike.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Kate/Microwave]


Kate Weidaw is in Bedford County tonight with more.
[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1;]
[SUPER=05-Bedford Co.;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue: growth in population.)
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]
(adlib)
[OQ=to compete with surrounding localities.]
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[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Bedford Co.;]
(Cue for Double boxes: Tonight on News 7 at 11,)
[Double Boxes=Keith and Kate/Microwave]



[Dental-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC19:09]
[GRAPHIC=Dental Care]


There are thousands of children in the Roanoke Valley who do not have access to dental care because of financial reasons.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


But Carilion hopes its Pediatric Dental Clinic will now gives those children a place to go.
The clinic is also dedicated to caring for children who are physically, developmentally, or mentally disabled.
The clinic accepts children from birth to 21 years of age.
The clinic is now open for business Monday thru Friday inside Roanoke Community Hospital
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[Mad-Dog]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-05 TC1:42:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He's been an actor, an author.. a bouncer and a bounty hunter.
He's also an ex-con.
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[SOT 17:45:44]

((BUT I WILL BE PAYING FOR THAT CHOICE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE, BECAUSE I WILL ALWAYS BE AN EX-CONVICT..))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=an ex-convict.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Dale "Mad Dog" Messmer was in Bedford today, talking to Liberty High School students about the importance of making the right choices in life.
The former millionaire businessman made a bad choice himself and landed on the F-B-I's "Most Wanted" list for drug trafficking.
He spent ten years in prison and now makes his living traveling the country and talking to kids about life.
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[SOT 18:14:28]
[IN Q=I know I'm]

((DALE 'MAD DOG' MESSMER/EX-CONVICT: I KNOW I'M REACHING SOME OF THEM. THERE'S SOME I'M NOT GOING TO REACH, YOU KNOW I WOULD GIVE ANYTHING IN THE WORLD IF I COULD, BUT I CAN'T. THERE ARE SOME THAT ARE JUST NOT GOING TO LISTEN. THEY'RE GOING TO LEARN FROM ONE OF THE 'TWO C'S' I CALL IT.. FROM A CELL OR A COFFIN. AND GOD THAT IS SO SAD, BUT I CAN JUST REACH THE ONES I CAN REACH.))
[SUPER=01-"Mad Dog" Messmer/Ex-Convict]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=ones I can reach.]
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[VO-NAT]


Messmer says a t-v movie of his life story is in the works.
His talk was part of Liberty's before prom activities.
Messmer told students to think about the choices they make Saturday night.
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[Kaukonen]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-07 TC1:05:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Rock 'n' Roll hall of famer brings his music to the New River Valley tonight...
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT MUSIC]

((NAT MUSIC))
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=NAT MUSIC]
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[VO-NAT]


A preview of sounds to come at tonight's performance by Jorma (Yor-ma) Kaukonen (COW-cah-nin) at Blacksburg's Lyric Theater.
[SUPER=04-1969]


Kaukonen first grabbed the attention of a generation as the lead guitarist for Jefferson Airplane.
The San Francisco- based band headed by Grace Slick was among the acts at Woodstock.
Jorma continues to tour and is also bringing his talents to a guitar camp at his home in Ohio.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=17:20:35]

((JORMA KAUKONEN/MUSICIAN; BASICALLY WE TRY AND MAKE THE WHOLE MUSIC PROCESS UN-INTIMIDATING, I CALL IT A GUITAR CAMP BECAUSE IM A GUITAR PLAYER BUT WE HAVE OTHER INSTRUMENTS ALSO AND WE HAVE SEVENTEEN CABINS THAT PEOPLE LIVE ON THE PREMISES WE GET TOGETHER AND PLAY MUSIC AND HAVE A GOOD TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Jorma Kaukonen/Musician]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=good time]
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[VO-NAT]


His appearance tonight with Michael Falzarano (fahl-ZAR-uh-no) is at 8 p-m at the Lyric. Tickets are still available.
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[Stocks]


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


Wall Street enjoyed the kind of rally it hasn't seen for some time. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/402.63/9918.05/x/146.29/1785.09;]


The DOW soared 403 points, it's second biggest point gain ever.
NASDAQ climbed 146.
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[VO]
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[Warner-Wood]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-03 TC1:40:14]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


First a bluegrass song... Now sponsorship of a NASCAR race team.
Mark Warner the Democratic candidate for Governor is trying reach rural voters.
And tonight, Joe Dashiell reports he's using some unconventional tactics...
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Jon Wood]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jon Wood/Driver; :19]
[SUPER=04-March 8; :27]
[SUPER=01-Dave "Mudcat" Saunders/Mark Warner Campaign; :59]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke County]


((Jon Wood will be behind the wheel, but Mark Warner hopes to get plenty of mileage out of the Craftsman Truck Series race on Saturday.
The Democratic Candidate for Governor agreed to sponsor Wood for his truck series debut at Martinsville... and for the races Wood plans to run this season at the New River Valley Speedway.
[SOT JON WOOD 05:43:40]
[IN Q=Up until a week ago]

((UP UNTIL A WEEK AGO, WE WERE PROBABLY NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO START THIS RACE. AND HE STEPPED UP TO THE PLATE AND GAVE US THE MONEY AND CAME THROUGH.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=and came through.]


Mark Warner has been mining support in southwest and southside Virginia since he ran for the U-S Senate in 1996, and when he kicked off his campaign for Governor last month, the Bluegrass Brothers provided the soundtrack...
[ NAT SOT OF BLUEGRASS BAND 00:20:39]
[IN Q=Mark Warner he needs us]

((MARK WARNER HE NEEDS US AS MUCH AS WE NEED HIM. NO MORE TRICKS IN POLITICS THAT LEAVES OUR FUTURE DIM.)) [RUNS :09]
[OUT Q=that leaves our future dim.]


Credit local businessman and longtime Democratic activist Dave "Mudcat" Saunders for Warner's flirtation with fast cars and the five- string banjo.
[SOT MUDCAT 05:54:32]
[IN Q=You get outside of this area]

((DAVE SAUNDERS/MARK WARNER CAMPAIGN: YOU GET OUTSIDE OF THIS AREA, YOU GET TO RICHMOND, YOU GET TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA YOU GET TO TIDEWATER. PEOPLE START TALKING ABOUT US AS A LIABILITY TO THE REST OF THE COMMONWEALTH. MARK HAS COME IN AND MADE IT VERY CLEAR THAT HE CONSIDERS US AN UNTAPPED RESOURCE.)) [RUNS :14]
[OUT Q=an untapped resource.]


The executive Director of the state Republican Party says Virginia Democrats have abandoned rural Virginia on issues including guns, tobacco and abortion. Ed Matricardi says putting Warner's name on the side of a truck isn't going to change that.
But Warner will be at the race on Saturday courting the rural votes that he hopes will help carry him across the finish line first in November.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Winston Cup driver Steve Park talks about Martinsville, lots of baseball today, we will hear from both the Hillcats and the Avalanche
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[VO-NAT]

and words from the Toledo Storm, Roanoke's first round ECHL playoff opponent.
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[S-Park]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 11232TC]
[GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE S'WAY]

The Martinsville Speedway will come to life tomorrow morning as more than 90 Winston Cup and Craftsman truck series vehicles roll into the half mile track. One of the guys to keep an eye on all weekend long is Steve Park. The driver of the Pennzoil Chevy already has one win and 5 top 10 finishes this season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We're happy...]
[SUPER=01-Steve Park/5 top 10 Finishes in 2001; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=...TOP 10 FINISHES.]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Park was one of more than 15 drivers to test at the track last month. And he understands that this track is as important as any other in the big picture.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I think...]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=...THE YEAR."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD MARTINSVILLE]

Qualifying for the trucks gets underway at 1:30, with Cup qualifying set for three tomorrow afternoon.

[S-Hillcats]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-85]
[GRAPHIC=Hillcats]


The Carolina League Lynchburg Hillcats season is right around the corner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]


Today, the Hillcats held their annual luncheon to introduce the team and listen to the manager talk about what fans can expect this season. The news conference was held at Cattle Annies. Balance will be a big part for the Hillcats.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Wilkerson/Hillcats Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=......pretty good"]
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[S-Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-84 14537tc]
[GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE]


The Salem Avalanche doesn't play its first home game of the year until next Tuesday. That means the team will avoid a Saturday night conflict with the Roanoke Steam, but go head-to-head with game three of the Express-Toledo playoff series next Thursday night.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=01-Joe Preseren/Avalanche General Manager; :00]

((JOE PRESEREN/AVALANCHE GENERAL MANAGER:))
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=...we look at it."]
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-83]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Royals vs. Yankees; :00]


In New York, Mike Mussina made a spectacular debut for the New York Yankees. The former ace of the Baltimore staff pitched seven and two-thirds innings of shutout baseball as the Yankees
[SUPER=35-New York/1/Kansas City/0;]

beat Kansas City 1-to-nothing. The lone run off-season the game came in the first inning when Paul O'Neill smacked a home run.
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[S-Storm]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-79]
[GRAPHIC=Express/storm]


The Roanoke Express begins the ECHL best of five first round playoff series in Toledo against the Storm tomorrow night at 7:30. In the last seven games of the season the Storm won only 1 game and lost 4.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


Toledo also has a losing record to the Express at 1 and 3, but the Storm feels the advantage of home ice and a fresh start will be enough to give them the edge in the post season.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Holland/Toledo Storm Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tim Verbeek/Toledo Storm Center; :21]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=.....looking forward to it"]
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[S-Masters]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_82]
[GRAPHIC=Masters]


The Masters is underway from Augusta. Chris DiMarco is the leader at this time. He fired a seven under 65 in his first round of play. DiMarco managed eight birdies and only one bogey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Duluth, GA/USA; :00]


A huge crowd was on had for the first round at Augusta and many eyes were on the defending champion Vijay Singh. He would not disappoint as Vijay would shoot his seventh straight round at Augusta under par. Singh is gonna hit this long(-----------) putt here and would finish the day with a 3 under 69.