[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Their school is closing but classes are NOT over.
We'll tell you why high schoolers at Jefferson Forest are being temporarily moved.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[VO-NAT]


And 60-thousand car tax bills are being processed for delivery to city residents next week... though no one knows for sure how much they're supposed to charge us.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on the Big 7 - lots of football news concerning the Steam and the Redskins. We'll update pole qualifying in California and check on the ODAC baseball tournament.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, the 36th annual Cosmopolitan Track meet is underway in Salem as more than 1100 student athletes begin two days of competition.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


A pleasant weekend forecast for you with daytime temperatures in the 70s. But is there a downside to this fair weather pattern? We will discuss that tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT17:20]
[IN Q=We did this simply out of a precautionary]

((WE DID THIS SIMPLY OUT OF A PRECAUTIONARY MODE --UNTIL WE DECIDE HOW TO DEAL WITH THIS PROBLEM))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=deal with this problem]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Jefferson Forest High School High will close for the rest of the year.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


In the meantime, they'll continue testing for biological contaminants.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Jefferson-Forest]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-04 TC1:48:35]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


School officials say they aren't taking any chances with the health and safety of students and faculty.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


That's because preliminary tests revealed high levels of a mold in several classrooms.
[PASSING SHOT=Keith-Shannon and Joy /MB SET;]


Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has been working on this story --and joins us with details.
Keith and Shannon -- [NEWS 7 AT ELEVEN MB GRAPHIC]
[LIVE=Joy /FULL MB SET]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]

Students at Jefferson Forest High School will finish the reminder of their school year at Forest Middle School, so environmental engineers can determine how wide spread the problem is.
So far they've only tested a third of the school.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Owen/IMEC Engineers; :13]
[SUPER=01-James Blevins/Bedford Co. Superintendent; :29]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=taking every precaution I know.]

(( Environmental Engineers say preliminary tests at Jefferson Forest High School --revealed that five classrooms had high levels of stachybotrys -- a mold --which in high levels can cause health problems.
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[SOT29:17]
[IN Q=It gives off a toxin]

((JOHN OWEN/IMEC ENGINEERS: IT GIVES OFF A TOXIN WHICH HAS A RESULT OF SUPPRESSING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM )) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=the immune system]


School officials says they have noticed more students complaining of allergy like symptoms which is common with stachybotrys.
And now they're trying to determine how much of the school might be infected with the mold.
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[SOT19:57]
[IN Q=As a result of putting]

((JAMES BLEVINS/BEDFORD CO. SUPERINTENDENT: AS A RESULT OF PUTTING IN A NEW ROOF ON GETTING MOISTURE OUT AND SHEET ROCK .. SOMEHOW THIS MOLD BECAME AIRBORNE)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=became air borne]


School official have developed an emergency plan so that students can still finish out their school year.
Here's how it will work. Forest Middle School students will get out three weeks early on May 16th. Then the high school students will go to class at the middle school from May 21 through June 8th. And SOL testing will take place between May 19 and June 1st.
In the meantime, Environmental Engineers will continue their testing and start with clean-up.
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[SOT24:53]
[IN Q=We're taking every precaution i know]

((JOHN OWEN: WE'RE TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=every precaution]))
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[NEWS 7 AT ELEVEN MB GRAPHIC]
[LIVE=Joy Full /FULL MB SET]


There will be a community meeting this Sunday at 3pm at Forest Middle School to discuss the situation.
Joy Sutton, News 7.

[Innkeeper-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC1:06:30]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


Police believe they've solved the murder at a Danville motel overnight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Danville Police responded to the Inn Keeper motel on Riverside Drive just before one this morning.
Officers found the body of 43 year old John Fenton Langley in a motel room.
He had head injuries.
This afternoon authorities arrested Christopher Scott Emmett and charged him with capital murder and robbery.
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[SOT 16:33:44]
[IN Q=There was money missing]

((CPT. AL SMITH/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.: THERE WAS MONEY MISSING. WHAT LED UP TO IT I CANNOT COMMENT ON.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Al Smith/Danville Police Dept.]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=cannot comment on]
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[VO-NAT]


Both men worked for a construction company out of Roanoke Rapids North Carolina.
They were in Danville working on a job.
Emmett is being held in the Danville jail with no bond.
The body has been sent to the medical examiners office in Roanoke for an autopsy.
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[County-Body]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC22:43]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police have confirmed the identity of skeletal remains found yesterday in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday]

Police say Joseph Lockhart was travelling northbound on Route 2-21 in July of 19-98 , when his car left the roadway at Bent Mountain, and plunged some 800 feet down a mountainside. Police say they do NOT suspect foul play in the accident. Friends said Lockhart was a World-War-two veteran and managed several hotels in the Roanoke Valley.
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[Senate-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-21 TC23:00]
[GRAPHIC=VA Budget]


The Senate has its own ideas about how the car tax should be phased out.
And for the third time this year, the Senate finance committee has approved a proposed budget.
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[VO-NAT]


Vehicles worth less than 48 hundred dollars won't be charged a local car tax.
There would be a 50 percent phase out for those worth more than 48 hundred but less than 20 thousand.
And folks with vehicles worth more than 20 thousand dollars would have to pay the full tax.
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The changes would cut taxes by about a billion dollars annually, but still fund a three- and- a- half percent pay raise for state employees.
But House members aren't so sure this is the solution.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I've seen things down]

((VANCE WILKINS/SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE: I'VE SEEN THINGS DOWN HERE GO UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE. SO I'M NOT WILLING TO GIVE UP. BUT I DON'T THINK THIS PARTICULAR TRY IS THE ONE THAT'S GOING TO WORK. THAT DOESN'T MEAN WE SHOULDN'T KEEP TRYING.))

[SUPER=01-Del. Vance Wilkins/House Speaker]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=shouldn't keep trying.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


The entire Senate must approve the amendment before it is sent to the House.

[Tax-Bills]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-09 TC1:16:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The budget battle in Richmond has left local officials wondering how to handle the collection of personal property taxes.
Though the car tax debate continues, bills are now on their way to local taxpayers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Automated Mailing Systems began processing Roanoke City statements this afternoon, and 60- thousand forms should be in the mail by Monday.
City officials were waiting to see how lawmakers would resolve the car tax issue, but with the tax deadline approaching they had to move ahead.
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[SOT 01:45]
[IN Q=We had to because our deadline]

((WE HAD TO BECAUSE OUR DEADLINE IS MAY 31ST. OUR END OF THE CITY FISCAL YEAR IS JUNE 30. SO IT'S ABOUT 23 AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS BILLING THIS YEAR AND IT TAKES A WHILE TO GET THAT DONE.))
[SUPER=01-David Anderson/Roanoke City Treasurer; ]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=takes a while to get that done.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke Treasurer David Anderson is asking taxpayers to mail their payments as soon as possible, and he's adding employees to handle the extra load.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Other local governments are also in the process of issuing personal property tax statements. Residents who haven't received them should see them soon.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


It's been a fixture in Southside for decades.
Next on News 7, long-time customers say goodbye to the Old Dutch Grocery.
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[VO-NAT]

[***USE NAT SOUND UNDER***]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And work goes on at the Enchanted Castle...
Just a few weeks after much of it was destroyed by fire.
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[Danville-Store]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-10 TC53:30]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]


All good things must come to an end.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


After more than fifty years, one of Southside's oldest grocery stores is about to check out its last customer.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[GRAPHIC=None]


As Danville Bureau Chief Justin McLeod reports, some customers believe the Old Dutch grocery store is irreplacable.

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[IN Q=Nat sound outside of store front]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Irene Carter/Cashier; :10]
[SUPER=01-Diane Rowland/Customer; :27]
[SUPER=@justin1; :32]
[SUPER=01-Leonard Nelson/Owner; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Novella Jackson/Customer; 1:14]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Danville]

((((NAT SOUND OUTSIDE OF STORE FRONT))
Its been a fixture here in Downtown Danville for more than a half century.
Some even call it a landmark.
But now, the Old Dutch grocery store on Court Street will soon be no more.
[SOT 6:06:48]
[IN Q=Only a person that]

((IRENE CARTER/CASHIER: ITS LIKE DEATH REALLY. YOU'RE LOSING, YOU'RE GRIEVING OVER IT.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=grieving over it]


Irene Carter should know.
She's been a cashier here for more than fifty years.
She still rings every item by hand and is on a first name basis with most of her customers like Diane Rowland.
[SOT 6:12:30]
[IN Q=They all greet you]

((DIANE ROWLAND/CUSTOMER: THEY ALL GREET YOU WHEN YOU COME IN, ITS REALLY SAD TO THINK NOT TO GO THROUGH THAT ANYMORE.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=through that anymore]
[SOT 6:13:56]
[IN Q=This store opened]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THIS STORE OPENED AS AN A&P GROCERY STORE BACK IN 1951, AT A TIME WHEN DOWNTOWN WAS THRIVING. WHEN A LOT OF THE BUSINESSES AROUND HERE MOVED TO THE MALLS AND SHOPPING PLAZAS, THIS STORE SUFFERED. AND THE OWNERS CLOSED IT BACK IN THE EARLY EIGHTIES.)) [Runs14]
[OUT Q=in the early eighties]

((NAT SOUND OF THE STORE))
But former A&P employee Leonard Nelson believed there was still a need for a grocery store in downtown.
So he became co-owner and renamed the store the old dutch supermarket in 1981.
[SOT 6:02:57]
[IN Q=I did take one day]

((LEONARD NELSON/OWNER: I DID TAKE ONE DAY OFF. AND THEN I CAME IN AS OLD DUTCH SO I GOT ONE DAY VACATION.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=one day vacation]


Lenoard Nelson now plans to take a permanent vacation by retiring.
He plans to close for good Saturday.
[SOT 6:10:13]
[IN Q=I just miss it altogether]

((NOVELLA JACKSON/CUSTOMER: I JUST MISS IT BECAUSE I'VE BEEN SHOPPING HERE FOR THIRTY OR FORTY YEARS.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=or forty years]


In a time when mega grocery stores are the norm, loyal customers say what this store lacked in size it made up with its fair prices, personality, and people. ((NAT SOUND OF IRENE SAYING HAVE A GOOD DAY TODAY; 6:05:15))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Danville. ))

[Enchanted-Castle]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-15 TC39:54]
[GRAPHIC=Enchanted Castle Fire]


The owner of the Enchanted Castle says he's using the fire there as an opportunity to update and expand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./April 9]

The eclectic tourist attraction in Rockbridge County burned earlier this month, causing about 30-thousand dollars damage to the workshop, and a quarter- of- a- million dollars in damage to fiberglass props and molds. Mark Cline says he has passed a polygraph test clearing him of suspicion, and that State police looking into the fire are calling the investigation unique.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They said it's one...]
[SUPER=01-Mark Cline/Enchanted Castle Owner;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=I'm an unusual guy... so...]
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[VO-NAT]

There is still no word on whether the fire was accidental or intentionally set. Cline says he plans to rebuild and update the Enchanted Castle, and explore other business opportunities.
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[Comair-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC09:54]
[GRAPHIC=Comair Strike]


Comair's pilot strike is hitting other employees.
The airline now says it will have to lay-off about two-thousand other workers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Month]


Comair hasn't flown since its pilots walked out at the end of March, and the company's president says that ``the economic reality has set in.''
Under prodding from federal mediators, the company and the pilots union have been in contract negotiations all this week.
There's been no word on any progress.
The airline's flights are canceled through at least May 26th.
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[Stocks]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Stocks closed out the final session of the week with a rally. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/117.70/10810.05/x/40.97/2075.85;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW climbed 118-points.
NASDAQ gained 41.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=274-h/0.85/64.59/h/2.04/58.82/h/0.21/55.70/h/1.16/61.19/h/1.59/52.83;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]

[Powers]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#01-14 TC34:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A Roanoke taxi driver who was shot and left to die earlier this month is talking about what happened.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


John Powers is now a paraplegic and is trying to start his life over.
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Kate/Microwave]


Kate Weidaw talked with him this afternoon.
[ANCHOR=Keith Boxes]


So Kate what did he have to say?
[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:so they could take his money.)
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[IN Q=The guy who was]
[SUPER=01-John Powers/Wounded Taxi Driver;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=rested up against my aorta.]
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[VO-NAT]

[***Kate's Mike Hot***]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
(adlib)
[RUNS=:13]
[OUTQ=at William Byrd high school.]
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[Live=Kate Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Kate/Microwave]



[Founders-Day]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC54:38]
[GRAPHIC=VA Tech]


Virginia Tech honored its past and looked to the future at its Founders Day ceremony today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


The annual event drew the school's board of visitors and recognized alumni, outstanding students, faculty and groups on campus.
The Founder's Day celebration dates back to 19-72, when Tech marked its centennial.
This year's prestigious alumni awards went to Clifton Garvin Junior and Cecil Maxson Junior.
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[SOT-11:20:11]
[IN Q=WE SHOULD NOT]

((CECIL MAXSON JR./ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENT; WE SHOULD NOT BE CONTENT UNTIL WE ARE ACADEMICALLY THE TOP RANKED UNIVERSITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Cecil Maxson, Jr./Alumni Award Recipient;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA]
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[VO-NAT]


The Keynote speaker for the event was the Ambassador to Switzerland.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - we'll check in on the start of the Cosmo meet in Salem and the ODAC baseball tournament. Plus, a Tech assistant coach gets a team of his own.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Roanoke Steam visits Richmond tomorrow night - these two teams don't really like each other.
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[S-Cosmo]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-95 tc 02:40]
[GRAPHIC=COSMO]


The 36th annual Cosmopolitan Invitational Track and Field Meet began it's first full day of competition this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


Salem High School welcomed 14 varsity teams to today's event.
Athletes competed in the 100, 200, and 400 meter dash. The shot put was also a part of the competition. As was the boys and girls hurdles and the long jump.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="there's]

(())
[SUPER=01-Randy Lower/Cosmo Meet Coordinator;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=.....times there"]
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[vo-nat]
Cave Spring is the defending girls champion, having won the event for five straight years.
On the boys side, William Fleming is the defending champ.
The Colonels are led by Orren Prunty, who is 75 percent sure he is headed to the University of Virginia to run track.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="basically]

(())
[SUPER=01-Orren Prunty/William Fleming Senior;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=.....in all relays"]
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[ss=hold]

Competition resumes tomorrow morning.

[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-92 tc 56:41]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament began its three days of competition over in Salem today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


With the Avalanche out of town, the ODAC took advantage of the empty Salem Memorial Stadium.
In the first game, top seeded Virginia Wesleyan took on fourth seeded Eastern Mennonite.
It's a double elimination format and this is the first year at Salem Memorial after spending eight seasons in Lynchburg.
If you missed the action today there are three games tomorrow.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's 4 teams]
[SUPER=01-Brad Bankston/ODAC Commissioner;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=that's what robin tells me"]
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[S-Mathews]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mathews(made)]


Virginia Tech is losing an important component responsible for the Hokies' success in women's basketball.
Assistant coach Joe Mathews is moving on to become the Head Coach at Towson University.
Mathews has been with Tech for four years.
He succeeds the Tigers' coach of 13 years, Ellen Fitzkee.
In Mathews four years at Tech the Hokies are 92-33 and have gone to the N-C-Double-A Tournament three times.

[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-96 237TC]
[GRAPHIC=CALIFORNIA]

The Winston Cup drivers are qualifying in California at this hour. Right now Todd Bodine is on the pole, and it looks like Shawna Robinson will make the race and become the first woman to drive in a cup event in 12 years. I'll have the complete rundown for you tonight at 11.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn; :00]

Mini camps are opening in the NFL today for many teams including the Redskins. 4th round draft pick Sage Rosenfels, a quarterback from Iowa State, struggled mightily in his first workout fumbling not once but twice.
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC;]

Conversely, the Panthers fourth round pick Chris Weinke looked pretty sharp in his first workout with the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte.
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-90 1:47:54]
[GRAPHIC=Steam]


The Roanoke Steam Arena 2 Football team is back in action this Saturday night in Richmond against the Speed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Roanoke is 1 and 2 on the season after beating Jacksonville last Saturday night at the Roanoke Civic Center.
In that game, Steam quarterback Roy Johnson tossed five touchdown passes compared to only two interceptions. Ball control against Richmond is the key.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we have to]
[SUPER=01-Steve Jerry/Steam Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....anyone in this league"]
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[wipe to eng#!!!!!!!]


[S-Temper]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-94 257tc]
[GRAPHIC=]



[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Last July; :00]

This is Roanoke's first trip back to Richmond since last July when the Speed ran up the score on Roanoke scoring several times in the closing minutes when the outcome was well in hand. Then Steam offensive coordinator Pete Costanza let the Speed's interim coach Chris Thompson know about it too. After the game while still shaking the man's hand - Costanza gets his point across and then reaches out and slaps Thompson in the face. Pete Shaw and Duke Strager later have Thompson an earful, as well.
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[Cops-Lobsters]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-08 TC1:37:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


They aren't your typical waiters at Red Lobster.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But they sure know how to bring in the tips.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke and Salem's finest are waiting on customers to help raise money for Special Olympics.
The men and women in blue traded in their uniforms for Red Lobster T-shirts.
Last year the Roanoke restaurant raised more then 4-thousand dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]

You can catch them at work until 9 tonight.