[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

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[V/O-NAT]
Picking up the pieces a week after fire brought the school year to an abrupt end at Longwood College.
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[ANCHOR=Shan2-Shot]


Also coming up on NEWS 7: A school board member grabs a student and is accused of accosting the boy. Was the action illegal? We''ll have the judge's decision.

[Sports-Head]


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

Tonight on News 7 sports we'll hear from interim UVa athletic director Craig Littlepage. NASCAR black flags Bill Simpson in the lobby.
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[VO-NAT]

And the folks at the Virginia Lottery are banking on this car to be a big winner this weekend in Richmond.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


A warm Thursday will be followed by another warm one Friday. But the weekend will cool off a bit. We'll explain coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Ketih 4-Shot]


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



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[SOT]
[IN Q=Extremely overwhelming and hectic.]
[sot tape 14:32:36 ]

((TAMMY MIDDLETON/LONGWOOD FRESHMAN: EXTREMELY OVERWHELMING AND SO HECTIC. IT'S JUST CRAZY COMING IN HERE AND TRYING TO SAY GOODBYE TO PEOPLE AND PACK UP ALL YOUR STUFF AT ONCE IN LIKE FOUR HOURS.))
[RUNS=:07 ]
[OUT Q=once in like four hours.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Longwood freshmen put an abrupt end to their first year of college today.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


They had a four hour window to move out of the dorms next to buildings damaged by fire last week.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Longwood-Fire]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC 1:12:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The dorms were locked last week, after fire destroyed the historic heart of Farmville's Longwood College.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The fire marshal re-opened the doors today to students and parents.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot. Longwood College]
[SUPER=03-Farmville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rick Medlin/Father; :27]
[SUPER=01-Tammy Middleton/Longwood Freshman; :38]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; :46]
[SUPER=01-Erin Stafford; :57]
[SUPER=01-Patricia Cormier/Longwood President; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Farmville.]
(([NAT SOT 14:25:13 ]

((boxes on cart ))
[RUNS= 02 ]


Longwood College provided the moving crew.
The fire marshal provided the window of time for frantic freshmen and family members to pack up their home of the last nine months.
In the two dorms accessible this week... NO apparent damage.

[sot tape 14:41:15]

(( I THOUGHT THERE WAS GONNA BE SMOKE AND WATER DAMAGE. THOUGHT WE WERE GONNA COME IN HERE AND IT WOULD BE A MESS. THAT OUR CLOTHES WOULD STINK AND WE'D -- AND OUR COMPUTERS WOULD BE MESSED UP. THAT'S THE MAIN THING. MOST PEOPLE WERE WORRIED ABOUT IS THEIR COMPUTERS.))
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[sot tape 14:37:28]

((RICK MEDLIN/FATHER: I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. THE MOST DAMAGE I SEEN WAS THE MESS THEY LEFT WHEN THEY WALKED OUT. AND THAT'S ABOUT IT.))
[runs= 07]


But for most of the students, their belongings are NOT their chief concern.
[sot tape 14;33:18]

((TAMMY MIDDLETWON/LONGWOOD FRESHMAN: JUST NOT HOW WE WANTED TO END IT. WE JUST WANTED TO SPEND LIKE OUR LAST COUPLE NIGHTS TOGETHER JUST CHILLIN... DOING WHATEVER.))
[runs= 09 ]


For parents, and some students, it was their first really good look at the fire's ground zero damage.
The historic rotunda and most of three other buildings reduced to brick facades and crumbled ruins.
[SOT 14:1147]

((ERIN STAFFORD: I CAN'T BELIEVE IT LOOKS THIS BAD. I DIDN'T REALLY GET TO SEE IT WHEN I LEFT. AND IT'S NOT THAT GOOD.))
[RUNS= 06 ]


The cause is still unknown.
Only arson has been ruled out by state investigators.
College President Patricia Cormier was putting in some final goodbyes.
[sot tape 14:49:23 ]

((PATRICIA CORMIER/LONGWOOD PRESIDENT: hug. THEY WERE FANTASTIC. THESE KIDS WERE SO WONDERFUL. THEY ARE THE MOST FABULOUS STUDENTS IN THE WORLD.))
[runs= 09 ]


Longwood's P-R campaign to rebuild and retain its student body is already in full swing.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Farmville.))

[Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-08 TC1:46:42]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]


Dry conditions helped fuel a forest fire in Giles County and now officials worry a lack of rain may lead to more.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]


While crews do have this fire contained, it burned 75-acres near Wolf Creek.
Officials say smoke will loom for days if not weeks.
Local and state crews have been battling the mountain blaze for some 24-continuous hours.
The threat of more brush fires is increased by what state forestry workers call a three-year drought.
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[SOT- 6:33:09]
[IN Q=WITH THE]

((DAVID COOPER/VA DEPT. OF FORESTRY; WITH THE DROUGHT CONDITIONS THIS YEAR THERE ARE A LOT MORE FLAMMABLE THEN THEY WILL BE DURING NORMAL SPRING SEASON.))
[SUPER=01-David Cooper/VA Dept. of Forestry;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=NORMAL SPRING SEASON]
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[VO-NAT]


Because of the threat dry conditions cause, the fire season is being extended by two-weeks, into the middle of May.
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[Craig-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC43:28]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Fire destroyed a log home in Craig County this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.]


The call came in around noon, and the log house was in flames when firefighters arrived.
Members of the Stull family weren't home, and no firefighters were injured, but few of the family's belongings could be saved.
The blaze apparently started in the back of the building. There's no word yet on the cause.
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[Attorney-General]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-04 TC1:56:46]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]

Two of the four Democratic candidates for Virginia's Attorney General were showing off recent endorsements today...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

In a rather surprising move, House minority leader Dick Cranwell passed over Senator John Edwards and Danville Delegate Whitt Clement to give his nod to Henrico County Delegate Don McEachin.
(//////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I served on the...]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/VINTON; I SERVED ON THE COURTS OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE WITH DON. I SAW HIM FUNCTION THERE, AND THAT'S WHAT REALLY TIPPED THE SCALES IN HIS FAVOR FOR ME.)) ((BUTT BUTT BUTT)) ((DEL DONALD MCEACHIN/(D) HENRICO CO.; THIS IS A FAMILY DISCUSSION. IT'S TOUGH TO MAKE A CHOICE BETWEEN FAMILY MEMBERS. I'M HONORED TO HAVE HIS SUPPORT. I'LL MAKE HIM PROUD AND THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA PROUD.))
[SUPER=@Cranwell; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Donald McEachin/(D) Attorney General Cand.; :10]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=people of Virginia proud.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Meanwhile, a group of Edwards' supporters announced backing from more than 500 elected and civic leaders. Supporters downplayed the Cranwell endorsement, saying it was the result of bad timing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think Dick...]

((REV. CARL TINSLEY/EDWARDS SUPPORTER; I THINK DICK IS A MAN OF HIS WORD. DICK HAD PROMISED HIM THE ENDORSEMENT A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, BEFORE JOHN HAD ANNOUNCED. A LOT OF PEOPLE MIGHT THINK POORLY OF DICKIE FOR THAT, BUT I APPRECIATE HIM FOR THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Carl Tinsley/Edwards Supporter;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=appreciate him for that.]
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[VO-NAT]

Democratic leaders meet for their primary on June 12-th.
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[D'ville-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Police Chase]


A Danville woman is under arrest after leading police on a chase early this morning.
It ended when the woman crashed her vehicle into a house, killing a passenger.
Police say 41 year old Alice (Shane-ee) Shaney was driving on the wrong side of the road around 2:30 this morning.


Officers pursued her down several streets.
A few minutes later, Police say Shaney ran a stop light and crashed into a home on West Gay Street.
The passenger, Ola Mae Johnson, died of an apparent heart attack.
Alice Shaney has been charged with driving while intoxicated.


[Bus-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC30:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]

School bus drivers in Roanoke may be taking more than your children to school. They may also be taking down your license plate information.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 1;]

In February, Roanoke Police asked school bus drivers to start writing down the tag numbers of cars that fail to stop when the bus's red lights flash. The tag information is then given to the police who send out warnings to the cars' owners. Sgt. Randy Scott says the program is designed to call drivers' attention to school buses and the safety of kids as they board and leave the bus. So far 45-warnings have been issued.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Breast cancer has a new enemy in the Hill City tonight.
That's just one story still ahead on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plenty of people complain about having to look at power lines, but what if you had to live under one?
We'll hear how one family deals with noise and electric shocks in tonight's look at eminent domain
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[Line-Domain]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-27 TC00:12]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The battle over a proposed new power line isn't new to southwest Virginia.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


We heard similar arguments for and against two decades ago, when a line was erected bewteen Wythe and Henry Counties.
[ANCHOR=Keith 1-Shot]
[GRAPHIC=Eminent Domain]


The process of "Eminent Domain" permits placement of power lines on private property. Many land owners adapt, if not entirely happily. Teresa Hamilton visited one couple to find out what life is like now "under the line".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At roughly]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :00]

[**NO SUPER AT :18**]
[SUPER=01-Betty Martin/Landowner; :38]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; :45]
[SUPER=01-Richard Martin/Landowner; 1:04]
[SUPER=04-1984; 1:11]
[SUPER=01-Todd Burns/AEP Spokesman; 1:44 QUICK]
[RUNS=2:14]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Floyd Co.]

(( At roughly 138 feet tall-- these steel towers and cable which stretch through Floyd County are hard to miss. They're high voltage power lines.... and for some 15 years they've towered over Betty and Richard Martin's property.
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[sot 15:22:56]
[in q=You finally ]

((BETTY MARTIN/LANDOWNER: YOU FINALLY GET USED TO IT AFTER A WHILE YOU REALLY DON'T PAY MUCH MIND TO IT.))
[runs= 06]
[out q= everyday life.]


Their one story home is located near the towers-- but Betty and Richard say there's enough distance that they don't hear the CONSTANT hum. [nat sound]
[runs= 03]

Unless, moisture is in the air.
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[sot 15:21:54]
[in q= YOU DON'T]

((BETTY MARTIN/LANDOWNER: YOU DON'T HEAR IT UNTIL IT GETS DAMP OR SNOWING AND YOU CAN HEAR THE ROARING AND THE FRYING REAL GOOD.))
[runs= 08]
[OUT Q= real good.]

[take su]
The Martins own approximately one hundred acres-- with two towers which run directly through the middle. [End su] The Martins don't live in fear but say the line does make them uneasy. Once Richard was aiming for a deer-- what he got instead was a shock when he laid his gun on his truck.
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[sot 15:27:05]
[in q=When I did ]

((RICHARD MARTIN/LANDOWNER: IT SHOCKED ME REAL BAD AND I JUST PULLED BACK FROM THE TRUCK AND ALMOST DROPPED MY GUN, IT'S NOT FUN HUNTING UNDER IT, ESPECIALLY ON A RAINY DAY.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q= rainy day.]

The couple inherited the property from an elderly man they cared for .. who fought the project in the 1980's. He was eventually paid about 20-thousand dollars for a right of way easement... which the Martins say lessens the value of their land to this day.
But utilities say there is sometimes no other choice.
(///sot///)
[sot 15:09:55]
[IN Q= Eminent domain]

((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN: EMINENT DOMAIN IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY TO BUILD INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS.))
[RUNS= 04]
[out q= absolutly necessary.]

A provision that could again be put to use if A-E-P is given the go ahead to build a 58 mile "high voltage line" from West Virginia to Wythe County.
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[sot 15:09:54]
[in q= Although we have]

((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN: ALTHOUGH WE HAVE A TREMENDOUS RATE OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH PEOPLE AND COMING TO AN AGREEMENT, WE DO HAVE, FOR EXAMPLE, THREE PERCENT OF THE TIME THAT WE HAVE TO RESULT TO EMINENT DOMAIN.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q= eminent domain.]

The Jacksons Ferry route would impact a minimum of 18 homeowners along its path, and the Martins sympathize with anyone who might object. ((BITE))
[SOT 15:23:35]
[IN Q= I understand]

((BETTY MARTIN/LANDOWNER: I UNDERSTAND THE PEOPLES THAT'S BEEN HAVING TO FIGHT IT NOW, I KNOW HOW THEY FEEL.))
[RUNS= 05]

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Floyd County. ))
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[ANCHOR=KEith]
[GRAPHIC=Eminent Domain]


The new line could be operational in late 2- thousand four.
A-E-P says customers would pay for the 232-million dollar project, which would increase monthly bills at most one-half of one per cent.
But one family living near the line's proposed path sees a much different kind of cost. We'll have their story tomorrow.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stocks closed lower today thanks to profit-taking and concern about the economy. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/80.10/10796.58/y/74.46/2146.14;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW dropped 80-points.
NASDAQ fell 74.
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[Promo]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#01-14 TC38:14]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The controversy over Danville's GW high school newspaper heads to the school board tonight.
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon & Justin/Danville Bureau]
[ANCHOR=KEith Boxes]


Danville Bureau Chief Justin McLeod will be at that meeting. He's here now with a preview. Justin?
[Live= Justin Full/Danville Bureau]
[SUPER=@justin1;]
[SUPER=05-Danville;]


Keith and Shannon, students and their parents plan to speak out over what they believe is censorship of the school newspaper.
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[VO-NAT]


As we told you last night, the latest issue of the Chatterbox has been on hold for almost a month.
Articles dealt with sexually transmitted diseases, interacial dating, and teen pregnancy.
The school board wanted real names changed after worries that the district could be held liable.
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[Live=Justin Full/Danville Bureau]


Students and administrators hope to come to some agreement at tonight's meeting so the Chatterbox can go to print.


[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon & Justin/Danville Bureau]


Keith and Shannon, tonight at eleven, we'll hear from students and let you know if the controversy finally is resolved.


[Flora]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-09 TC1:28:21]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A judge dismissed charges today against a Franklin County School Board member accused of assaulting a student.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


The judge said Steve Flora did NOTHING illegal when he touched the boy on the arm at a basketball game in March.

Flora says 11-year-old Billy Gillispie was harassing his daughter and he wanted to talk to the boy and his parents about it.
Gillispie's parents say Flora should have talked to them BEFORE he grabbed their son.
The judge also dismissed charges that the child cursed at Flora's family.
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[Mammography-Center]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-10 TC1:00:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]


As more women learn the importance of early breast cancer detection, Centra Health in Lynchburg is expanding to meet their needs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A new mammography screening center opened this week on Timberlake Road.
The center will eventually house up to four mammography machines, and will be able to screen more than a hundred women a day.
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[SOT 11:54:57]
[IN Q=We started like]

((KAY BOWLING/CANCER CARE SERVICES DIRECTOR: WE STARTED, LIKE I SAID, ABOUT A YEAR AGO, TALKING TO WOMEN IN THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF ANNUAL SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS AND THE VOLUME INCREASED SUCH THAT WE NEEDED TO EXPAND THE SIZE OF THE CENTER AND ADD MORE MACHINES.))
[SUPER=01-Kay Bowling/Cancer Care Services Director]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=add more machines.]
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[VO-NAT]


Bowling says the center was designed with input from breast cancer survivors who stressed the need for confidentiality and comfortable surroundings.
Centra Health's old screening center on Tate Springs Road is now closed for renovations.
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[Black-Nurses]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC34:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Have you ever wondered how much fat -- is in some of your favorite fast foods?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Well, the fat --was on display today at one of the booths at a health conference sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Black Nurses Association.
The nurses hope to make people realize the importance of healthy living and preventing disease.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT39:02]
[IN Q=What we'r talking about today is]

((ROSA HARDY/ROANOKE VALLEY BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION: WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY IS COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINES AND HERBS, LIPID UPDATES --HOW TO CONTROL THE FATS IN YOUR DIET. WE'RE ALSO TALKING ABOUT STRESS, CAUSE STRESS CAUSES A LOT OF ILLNESS))
[SUPER=01-Rosa Hardy/Roanoke Valley Black Nurses Assoc.]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q= a lot of illness]
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[VO-NAT]


The nurses also hope the conference will inspire others to become nurses because of the current nurse shortage.
The conference is an annual event.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, the Virginia Lottery hopes to get lucky at the Richmond Raceway this weekend. Bill Simpson has no luck meeting with NASCAR. We'll hear from Craig Littlepage
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[VO-NAT]

and check in with the Rural Retreat baseball team that doesn't believe in sharing when it comes to runs
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[S-Cavs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 912TC]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]


The University of Virginia's athletic programs will officially be out of Terry Holland's hands on June first, but in reality Holland has been delegating much of the department's responsibilities to his right hand man Craig Littlepage for the past year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]

Littlepage spoke on a conference call from Charlottesville this afternoon and said he has known Holland was planning to step down for a year. He also says in NO way was the Virginia Gentleman forced out of office.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=those...]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...NOT TRUE."]
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[S-Simpson]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-87 13840TC]
[GRAPHIC=DALE ]

Today was the day that Bill Simpson, the manufacturer of the seat belts in Dale Earnhardt's car, was planning to meet with NASCAR officials.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

Simpson arrived at NASCAR headquarters and then waited 15 minutes in the lobby before being told that he not didn't have an appointment, AND that lawyers didn't want to the two sides to talk.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we did...]
[SUPER=01-John Griffin/NASCAR Public Relations; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Simpson/Simpson Racing Products; 15 quick]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...SAY ABOUT NOTHING."]
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[S-Lottery]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 14509TC]
[GRAPHIC=LOTTERY]


The Virginia Lottery is jumping back into the Winston Cup fray this weekend in Richmond for the Pontiac Excitement 400 weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/April; :00]

The Lottery has teamed up with Emporia native Hermie Sadler in an attempt to increase visibility for its games by literally driving home the point in a number 13 car that lottery officials hope is anything but unlucky.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=THE WAY...]

((PENNY KYLE:))
[SUPER=01-Penny Kyle/Va. Lottery Executive Director; :10]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...WE CAN DO."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

The lottery car will try to make this weekend's race in Richmond, then in the fall it will be entered at both Winston Cup events at Martinsville and Richmond.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Well, you know...]

((HERMIE SADLER:))
[SUPER=01-Hermie Sadler/Va. Lottery Chevy Driver; :00]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...THE JOB DONE."]
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[S-Indians]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-82 (1:56:03)]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball Logo]


The Rural Retreat baseball team is preparing for the stretch run leading up to the district and regional tournaments.
And Roy Stanley says despite the Indians believe their best baseball is yet to come.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="At this...]
[SUPER=03-Rural Retreat; :00]
[SUPER=01-James Smith/Rural Retreat Pitcher; :14]
[SUPER=01-Dyer Jackson/Rural Retreat Head Coach; :42]
[SUPER=01-Eric Callahan/Rural Retreat Pitcher; :52]
[SUPER=@Roy1; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=.....news 7 sports."]

((At this point in the season, The Indians are 9 and 3 overall and 5 and 2 in the Hogohegee district.
That winning record is O-K but the Indians are not satisfied.)) ((JAMES SMITH/RURAL RETREAT PITCHER:)) ((Smith and Eric Callahan have dominated opposing batters from the mound. Between the two they have an E-R-A of point 6 and each have 51 strikeouts.
The defense has been shaky at times and despite having 5 players that hit over 380, The Indians have struggled at the plate.)) ((DYER JACKSON/RURAL RETREAT HEAD COACH:)) ((ERIC CALLAHAN/RURAL RETREAT PITCHER:)) ((But this team that's played together since the age of 9 is confident it will all fall into place when the district tournament rolls around.)) ((SMITH:)) ((ROY STANLEY:)) (-------------)