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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Fire at a dentists
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[VO-NAT]

office and a pet store- We'll have a live report.
After years of wondering-... news on where Interstate 73 will go.
And the F-B-I admits a mistake in the Timothy McVeigh case- it could delay his execution.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus the latest on the future of N-S in Roanoke.
News 7 is Next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SOT 10:48:17]
[IN Q=we had flames]

((JOEY STUMP/ROANOKE COUNTY DIVISION CHIEF OPERATOR: WE HAD FLAMES THROUGH THE ROOF OF THE DOCTORS OFFICE, WE APPEAR TO HAVE SOME EXTENSION IN WAREHOUSE FOR PETS..))
[RUNS=7]
[OUT Q=warehouse for pets.]
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[VO-NAT]


A Roanoke County dentist's office is gutted by fire tonight, now investigators are trying to figure out how it started.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening...

[County-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-27 TC06:08]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Part of Williamson Road in Roanoke County was shut down tonight after flames engulfed a dentist office and quickly spread to the pet store next door.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean and Kate/Microwave;]


Kate Weidaw is on the scene with the details.
[LIVE=Kate /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.]
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((ROLLCUE:...none of the animals inside were hurt.))
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :05]
[SUPER=01-Joey Stump/Roanoke Co. Division Chief Operator; :23]
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[OUT Q=looking into the cause.]

((Shortly before 8 o'clock fire fighters from Roanoke County and Vinton arrived to find flames shooting through the roof of Doctor David Brajdic's dentist office. The fire quickly spread next door to Warehouse for Pets. Fire fighters used the ladder hose to keep the flames from spreading through the pet store. However the dentist office was engulfed in flames and took more than an hour to extinguish.

[SOT 10:48:54]
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((JOEY STUMP/ROANOKE COUNTY DIVISION CHIEF OPERATOR: WE KNOW THAT EVERYONE WAS OUT OF THE BUILDING IT APPEARS THE ORIGIN OF THE FIRE WAS IN THE DENTIST OFFICE.))
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[RUNS= 7]


Officers closed off Williamson Road so additional fire trucks could get through. Dozens of spectators stood across the street watching the fire and smoke. And now that the flames are out investigators are looking into the cause.))
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[I-73]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC1:19:03]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]


Interstate 73 is a step closer to reality. Today, V-Dot announced where it thinks the road should go.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

If the plan is accepted by the Commonwealth Transportation Board, I-73 will follow I-581, leaving the road near the Elm Avenue Exit. [FS MAP]
From there it would track along the Roanoke River, then near Windy Gap and east of Rocky Mount. The road would then roughly follow route 2-20, joining the Martinsville bypass, continuing to the Virginia-North Carolina line.
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[SOT -TC-7:37]
[IN Q=This is a recomendation...]

((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT SPOKESWOMAN; THIS IS A RECOMMENDATION FROM VDOT ENGINEERS. IT IS THE FINAL RECOMMENDATION THE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD WILL RECEIVE IN ORDER TO MAKE A DECISION. THEY ARE THE DECISION MAKERS IN THIS CASE.))


[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/VDOT Spokeswoman]
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[OUT Q=MAKERS IN THIS CASE.]
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[VO-NAT]

The recommendation would put more than 450-homes in the path of Interstate 73.
Even if the plan is quickly approved, the start of construction could still be years away.
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[React-I73]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC42:33]
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Homeowners that live along the proposed route are concerned about the interstate coming through their back yards.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Residents in Southeast Roanoke say if 73 comes through their neighborhood their property value will plummet.
Many say if the plan gets approved they may sell their homes now instead of waiting until construction starts.
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[SOT 6:52]
[IN Q=I'm sure its]

((SAM POWELL/CONCERNED RESIDENT: I'M SURE IT'S GOING TO CREATE SOME PROBLEMS MAYBE NOISE I'D HAVE TO RECONSIDER I MAY HAVE TO SELL, I WOULDN'T BE COMFORTABLE WITH THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Sam Powell/Concerned Resident]
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[OUT Q=comfortable with that.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Transportation Board could decide on the proposal as early as next week.
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[Bedford-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC37:04]
[GRAPHIC=JF Testing]


Bedford County school officials say they plan to re-open Jefferson Forest High School in the fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape]

This despite rumoured health problems related to a mold found growing in the building. The school board has hired a medical team to test the levels of mold, and its potential health consequences. Officials say the presence of the mold is not suprising, but the LEVELS of contamination make the situation serious.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The mold is in every building...]

((JOHN OWEN/MEDICAL TEAM LEADER; THE MOLD IS IN EVERY BUILDING AND WE'RE TRYING TO DETERMINE THE SPECIES OF THE MOLD AND THE LEVELS THAT ARE AIRBORNE OR IN ANY BUILDING MATERIAL.))
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[OUT Q=any building material.]
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Officials say they don't know how much it will cost to clean up the school.
Environmental and air quality tests are expected to be ready in about a month.
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[McVeigh]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Tim McVeigh]


A surprise tonight in the case of Timothy McVeigh.
Just as the government is about to put McVeigh to death for the Oklahoma City Bombing- the FBI says it made a mistake in the case.
As Teri Okita reports- that could delay the execution.
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[SUPER=01-Nathan Chambers/McVeigh's Attorney;]
[SUPER=01-Aren Kok/Daughter Killed in Bombing; ]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting; ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((Its a bombshell just a week before Timothy McVeigh's scheduled execution. The FBI has informed both a judge and McVeigh's attorneys that it mistakenly withheld nearly 200 pieces of potential evidence from the defense. McVeigh has been informed of the late breaking discovery and his attorneys have told CBS News that they are considering a request to halt the execution scheduled for next Wednesday.
(SOT: Nathan Chambers/McVeigh Attorney)

5647 Mister McVeigh is going to think about it and decide how we are going to proceed. The FBI says the evidence was discovered in a recent search of the bureaus archives. And consists of reports of interviews and sworn statements by investigators. None of the discovered material is believed to be favorable to McVeigh, but withholding evidence either by design or mistake is a serious matter. And it could lead to a hearing that could delay the execution. That has lead some bomb survivors in Oklahoma City stunned.
SOT/Aren Kok/Daughter Killed in Bombing
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THE FBI says it doesn't know why the material was not turned over, and it says it is conducting an internal investigation into how the error occurred. Teri Okita CBS News Washington))

[Gay]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC53:42]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Gay]


A graphic description of a calculating killer, and a rambling explanation from the shooter about how the Lord wanted him to kill homosexuals.
With that, Ronald Gay pled guilty today to murder and malicious wounding.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


He wanted the judge to consider his long history of mental illness... a result, he believes, of his service in Vietnam.
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[IN Q=I came down]

((I CAME DOWN TO THE V.A. HOSPITAL IN '86, AND THAT WAS ONE OF MY MISSIONS I WAS ON... TO KILL HOMOSEXUALS.))
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[OUT Q=kill homosexuals.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Gay is not considered LEGALLY insane. He confessed to the crime as soon as it was over.
[SUPER=04-September 22]


There was never much question what happened inside the Backstreet Cafe when Danny Overstreet was killed and six other were injured.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mr. Gay stood]

((MR. GAY STOOD UP, PULLED HIS COAT BACK, PULLED OUT A PISTOL, SHOT OVERSTREET, WHILE HE SAT IN A CHAIR, FIRED AT COLLINS, THEN AT EVERYBODY ELSE TOWARDS THE REAR OF THE BAR. HE FIRED EIGHT SHOTS. THE SLIDE LOCKED BACK. HE WALKED OUT ONTO SALEM AVENUE.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Monty Lee/Roanoke Police Detective]
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[OUT Q=onto Salem Avenue.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Gay faces up to four life terms PLUS 60 years when he's sentenced.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Another controversial proclamation from the Governor's office... this time at the request of a hate group.
Details next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And this little pill designed to fight cancer is being hailed as a breakthrough treatment for leukemia.
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[Sports-preview]


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((HEY EVERYBODY, STEVE MASON WITH YOU TONIGHT, COMING UP IN SPORTS GLENVAR AND GILES BATTLE IT OUT IN SOCCER, A FLEMING SPRINTER STEPS UP HIS INTEREST IN UVA, THE SCOTT ROBERTSON GIVES OUT 10 GRAND IN SCHOLARSHIP MONEY, WHAT ARE THESE STREET CARD DOING ON AN INTERNATIONAL TRACK? AND WHO WOULD WIN GAME SEVEN BUFFALO OR PITTSBURGH, FIND OUT IN SPORTS.))

[Gilmore-Whites]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-08 TC1:55:14]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]


Governor Gilmore may be saying "Oops."tonight.
The Governor declares "European American Heritage and History Month" at the request of a group he considers a hate group.
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[VO-NAT]


NO FEAR, or the National Organization For European American Rights is led by David Duke.
It promotes separation of racial and ethnic groups.
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Its Virginia chapter president says anyone "foolish enough to have sex" with a black person is likely to contract AIDS.
Today, the Governor quickly rescinded the European American proclamation one day after issuing it, but dodged reporters waiting to ask about it.
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[IN Q=European Americans as a group]
[sot tape 12:12:48 ]

((RON DOGGETT/WHITE RIGHTS ACTIVIST: EUROPEAN AMERICANS AS A GROUP HAVE CONCERNS LIKE EVERY OTHER GROUP. HOMOSEXUALS, JEWS, BLACKS, HISPANICS. THEY ALL HAVE CONCERNS, ISSUES THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO THEM. WE HAVE THE SAME THING.))
[SUPER=01-Ron Doggett/White Rights Activist; :00]
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[OUT Q=have the same thing.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore's staff says he never saw the proclamation.
They allege his signature is electronically generated by his constituent services office.
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[Leukemia-Drug]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


A new cancer pill is being hailed as a major breakthrough in the treatment of some types of Leukemia.
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[VO-NAT]


The pill known as STI-571 or (Glee-vec) will help patients fight off a rare form of cancer called chronic Myeloid Leukemia-
The drug is giving new hope to patients.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JUDY OREN: IT'S MEANT WAKING UP IN THE MORNING KNOWING YOU KNOW.. AND PLANNING YOUR DAY))
[SUPER=01-Judy Oren/Patient;]
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[OUT Q=AND PLANNING FOR THE DAY.]
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[VO-NAT]


What makes the Gleevec so special is the way it targets cells.
Unlike regular chemotherapy where the cancer fighting drug kills both good and bad cells- Glee-vac only targets cancer cells.. leaving healthy cells alone.
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((DR. BRIAN DRUCKER/GLEEVEC RESEARCHER: ))
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[VO-NAT]


That means few side effects and many benefits. In studies the drug helped more than 90 percent of the patients who used it- and some say
Gleevec could be a major breakthrough for all forms of cancer treatment.
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[Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Tax cuts will be coming to many Americans-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


The Senate today passed the 2002 budget of nearly 3- trillion dollars-
It includes a variety of tax cuts and spending caps-
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[SOT 16:52:06]
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((ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN; THE PRESIDENT VIEWS THIS AS A VERY IMPORTANT DAY IN HIS NEW PRESIDENCY AND HE IS VERY PLEASED TO THANK THE DEMOCRATS WHO HELPED MAKE THIS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman]
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[OUT Q=make this possible.]
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[VO-NAT]


The centerpiece of the budget is a one point three five trillion dollar tax cut locked in over eleven years.
That means opponents can't use a filibuster to kill the cut.
But many details need to be hammered out-
Opponents say the tax cuts cost too much.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=16:52:39]

((HILLARY CLINTON/D- NEW YORK: I WANT A TAX CUT BUT I DON'T WANT A TAX CUT AT THE EXPENSE OF HURTING MY COUNTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Hillary Clinton/(D) New York]
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[OUT Q=my country.]
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[VO-NAT]


Republicans say the budget stands for prosperity and gives Americans back their money.
The budget also limits spending growth to four percent for most federal programs.
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[Blake]


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


Investigators showed up at Actor Robert Blakes house today with a search warrant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA]


Blake is apparently not off the suspect list in the murder of his wife.
It's the second time police have been through Blake's house.
They say they have new evidence in the case.
Bonny Lee Bakley was shot and killed Friday while she sat in Blake's car outside a restaurant.
Blake claims he went back inside to retrieve a gun he accidentally left beside their table.
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[Etzler]


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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC1:11:26]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A tantrum over some iced tea- That's apparently what compelled a Botetourt County man to murder- Now it'll land him 20 years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle;]


52-year-old Barry Etzler (ETTS-ler) said he regretted the shooting last September that killed his brother, Hugh, and injured his nephew, Brad.
He said he snapped after the two failed to come home with iced tea he'd given them money to buy.
He was convicted of first degree murder in February.
Etzler's nephew and family urged the judge to impose a lenient sentence, saying they forgave him and needed him to care for his ailing mother.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Norfolk-Southern's stock holders gather in Norfolk...
What's in the company's future? Find out next on News 7.
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[SOT]
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((NAT LEOPARD CRYING))
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[OUT Q=nat Leopard crying]
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[VO-NAT]


And Roanoke's new baby snow leopards make their first trip outside the den and into the hands of veterinarians.
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[NS-Meeting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#01-10 TC1:07:21]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


It's been a bumpy ride for Norfolk Southern since it merged with Conrail nearly four years ago.
Today at the railroads annual shareholders meeting, the company's president said things are finally looking up.


But where does Roanoke fit in Norfolk-Southern's future?
Business Reporter Jennifer Miele has more from Norfolk.
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[SUPER=01-David Goode/Norfolk Southern C. E. O.; :27]
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[Boeing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=slo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Boeing will sweep up it's staff and land in the Windy City.
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[VO-NAT 16:43:02]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA]

The aviation giant picked Chicago for its new destination after much competition from Dallas and Denver. Location is the primary reason for moving from Seattle to Chicago. The company says that while no single factor made the difference, Chicago is central to Boeing operations in 26 states. The cities in the running rolled out tax breaks, sports stars and business leaders to woo the company. Boeing has made its home in Seattle for 85 years but plans to land in Chicago by early September.
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[Snow-Leopard]


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[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC09:33]
[GRAPHIC=Snow Leopards]

Mill Mountain Zoo is getting to know its three newest members.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The trio of snow leopard cubs born last Friday had its first doctors appointment today. The cubs were checked out in front of dozens of zoo staff, reporters and photographers. It was the first time most had seen the babies in person.
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[SOT 44:19-]
[IN Q=We got out for the first time...]

((DR. BILL POAGE/VETERINARIAN: WE GOT OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME THREE BABY SNOW LEOPARDS FROM BORIS AND TASHA. WE CHECKED 'EM FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL AILMENTS, WEIGHED 'EM, MICROCHIPPED 'EM AND LET THE MEDIA HAVE THEIR SHOTS OF 'EM.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Bill Poage/Veterinarian;]
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[OUT Q=let the media have their shots of 'em.]
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[VO-NAT]

The microchips help zoo staffers tell the two females and one male apart. The cubs weigh between about a pound or a bit more. The zoo says it will hold off on naming the cats until the animals start to exhibit their personalities.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Extra]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]


Highs chool soccer highlights tonight and game three between the Bucks and the Hornets, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]

It is all over for the XFL. The World Wrestling Federation's football league made ended the season in April with record-low ratings and heated criticism. With a bleak future and the likelihood of NBC cancelling its agreement and with little support from its other network carriers, TNT and UPN, WWF representatives announced on Thursday that the league is folding.
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[go to break]

[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-84 2:06:15]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


We start with soccer. Glenvar would welcome Giles to town for a boys match up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Highlanders; :00]


Spartan head coach Neil Schmidt has his team ready to go for this one.
Glenvar with the free kick opportunity and Ryan Mullin lifts the ball towards the goal, but goaltender Brian Schied jumps in front for the save.
[SUPER=30-Giles/2/Glenvar/2]


Then, Giles captain Adam Vittum jukes a defender and rips rope to tie it at 2 all and this one goes to two overtimes and ends in a 2-2 tie.
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[S-Prunty]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-88 1:54:08]
[GRAPHIC=track & field]
[SUPER=@steve1]


William Fleming senior track stand out Orrin Prunty is a step closer to Charlottesville. He made his official visit to the UVa yesterday where he spent the day with the Cavaliers track coach Randy Bungard.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


He's already been accepted at Virginia academically and should make his decision final to go to UVa in the next few weeks. Prunty is tied for the second fastest time in the state in the 100 meter dash. He won the Cosmo's 100 and 200 Back in April.
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[S-Robertson]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-91 (1:27:27)]
[GRAPHIC=Scott Robertson]


The Scott Robertson golf tournament is scheduled for next weekend and Today the Tournament committee members unloaded 10 thousand dollars worth of scholarship money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


Meg Davies of Cave Spring High school won the Scott Robertson Memorial Scholarship which she will use to attend James Madison University.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I always...]
[SUPER=01-Meg Davies/Receives $8,000 Scholarship; :]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=.....get one day."]
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[VO-NAT]


And Salem's William Journell who will attend Virginia was the recepient of the Eugene A. Hawthorne scholarship.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Being a....]
[SUPER=01-William Journell/$2,000 Hawthorne Scholarship Winner; :]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=.....part of it."]
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[TALENT=Steve]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]

The Scott Robertson Golf tournament tees off at the Roanoke Country Club.



[S-Classic]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (1:48:37)]
[GRAPHIC=College Football]


The Star City will once again servs as the home to the Western Virginia Education football Classic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last September; :]


Over 82-hundred fans attended the game last year that featured Virginia Union and Livingstone College.
The game is scheduled for September first at Victory Stadium Union will face Elizabeth City State and there's already talk about making the game available to a national audience.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We've contacted...]
[SUPER=01-Sherman Lea/Committee Chairman; :]
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[OUT Q=.......ask for."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


The game is to help fund Project Recovery, a TAP program that finds recent dropouts in Roanoke Valley Schools and re-enroll them in the school system or in an alternative program.
Virginia Union prides itself on Education and Head Coach Willard Bailey says many of his players can relate to getting a second chance at life and an education.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="When our....]
[SUPER=01-Willard Bailey/Virginia Union Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=....kids with em.]
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-90 1:57:03]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


Drivers call it the cannonball run of all races.
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[VO-NAT]
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Yesterday, the One Lap of America race made at stop at the Virginia International Raceway.
For one week, amateur drivers compete at racetracks across the country.
Many drivers use the very cars they would use driving around town.
John Bailey of Roanoke uses his volvo station wagon.
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((JOHN BAILEY/ROANOKE DRIVER: THIS IS ALL ABOUT DOING IT, JUST RUNNING THIS EVENT JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN.))
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The rules are simple. Drivers must use street tires and there are no support teams.
They run three laps at each racetrack and are scored on technique and racetime.
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Game three of the eastern conference best of seven playoff series between the Hornets and the Bucks headed to Charlotte tonight.
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Down 2-OH in the series, the Hornets needed a jolt and Jamal Mashburn would provide that and more. Mash scored a playoff career high 36 points and was 3 for 5 from three point land to lead Charlotte over Milwaukee 102-92.
[SUPER=35-Charlotte/102/Milwaukee/92;]The Bucks were led by Glen Robinson's 23 points. Charlotte held Ray Allen to

20 points, six in the second half.
David Wesley scored 16 for the Hornets who now trail 2-1. Game for is Sunday in Charlotte.

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NHL playoff action resumed tonight, the seventh and final game of the eastern conference semifinals between the sabres and the Penguins.
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Dominique Hasek one of the best goalies against an up and coming young netminder Johan Edberg. In the third, tied 1-1. Buffalo on the power play and Jason Wooley's
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shot is deflected into the net by Steve Heinze, 2-1 Sabres.
Pittsburgh evens it at 2 all with 11 minutes left in the third, Robert Lang beats Hasek and we go to overtime.
In OT, Pittsburgh's Darius Casperitus beats Hasek and the penguins advance to the conference finals to meat New Jerse(------------) y with the 3-2 OT win.