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Coming up on News 7-
A new stadium could be coming to Roanoke.
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Look what sex offenders will have to put in their front yard in some areas.
Plus 30 cars and 8 tractor trailers- this interstate wreck blamed on weather.
And he stars in a CBS sitcom- but this actors has local roots.
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[Anchor=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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((IT'S A GRAND OLD LADY WHO SERVED US WELL, BUT PROGRESS MOVES ON.))
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[OUT Q=but progress moves on.]
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After months of indecision, Roanoke City Council moves toward building a new football stadium... at a new location.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.

[City-Council]


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City Council members have wrestled with this decision for more than a year, considering whether to renovate Victory Stadium where it stands, build a new stadium on the same site... or start for scratch in a new location.
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Tonight, they decided to focus on property near the Civic Center.... and Joe Dashiell is here tonight with the details.
Jean... it appeared that today's meeting might bring yet another delay...
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but after meeting in closed session for more than two hours, members of city council emerged with the consensus that has eluded them for months
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[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor; :29]
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((Officials aren't revealing the precise location ... though it's across Orange Avenue from the Civic Center. They hope to acquire the property through negotiation without using eminent domain.
The multi-purpose facility they envision there would be similar to the plans we've already seen combining a football stadium with an amphitheater... large enough officials say to be financially self-supporting.
The vote was unanimous...
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[IN Q=It is my hope]

((IT IS MY HOPE THAT WE ARE FINALLY ON THE ROAD TO PUTTING THIS ISSUE TO BED.)) ((I VOTED TO SUPPORT THIS BECAUSE I SEE IT AS THE SECOND BEST OPPORTUNITY FOR US. SOME THINGS I SEE COMING TOGETHER, TO BRING THE COUNCIL TOGETHER, AND ALSO BRING THE CITY TOGETHER WITH AN ISSUE I THINK WE CAN LIVE WITH.))
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If the plan develops as city officials believe it will, Victory Stadium's days are numbered... but not necessarily the tribute to the city's World War II veterans.
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((I SEE NO REASON WHY THIS IS NOT A NEW VICTORY STADIUM. WE CAN CONTINUE TO HONOR THE VETERANS WE HAVE ALWAYS HONORED, THE VICTORY IN WORLD WAR II. NONE OF THAT HAS TO CHANGE AT ALL.))
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Of course this raises the question of what will happen with current Victory stadium site...
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Jean, the city manager says that no decision has been made on that.


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The three-week break for Jefferson Forest High School students is over-- they went back to class today inside Forest Middle School. Experts are convinced they've found what's caused mold to grow inside the High school. But wiping out the problem will be costly. Teresa Hamilton has the price tag and the latest on plans to possibly replace the aging high school.
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(( The potentially hazardous fungus that's been growing inside Jefferson Forest High school is the result of several factors. An engineer told the Bedford County Board of Supervisors and School Board a leaking roof, poor ventilation and dehumidification all contributed to the problem.... a problem which will cost nearly one point seven million dollars to fix.

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((JIM BLEVINS/SUPERINTENDENT: WE'LL TAKE OUT CEILING TILES....PAINT THE BUILDING.)) [RUNS15]
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The supervisors agreed to foot the bill so that students can return to Jefferson Forest High school this fall. And, while parents we spoke with say they're satisfied with the temporary fix-- they hope supervisors and the school board won't delay replacing the aging school.
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((DEBBY ALLEN/PARENT: THAT PROBLEM WE HAVE NEEDING SPACE AND...BOTH PROBLEMS.)) [RUNS15]
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It appears supervisors and the school board are indeed looking to the future. Tonight engineers cautioned both boards that solving the mold problem is only a band aid approach designed to last three to four years. Minutes later-- the supervisors gave the school board permission to hire an architectural firm to study what to do with Jefferson Forest High school in the future. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bedford.))

[Carroll-Wreck]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A huge pileup in Carroll County injured ten people.. one critically.
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State Police say thick fog and rain caused a chain reaction.. resulting in two multi-vehicle accidents on Interstate-77 this afternoon.
Eight tractor-trailers and about 30-cars were involved in two crashes.
Southbound lanes of the highway near mile marker five on Fancy Gap Mountain were closed for about four-hours.
While cars were detoured onto route 58, drivers of the big rigs had to park and wait on the Interstate for the lanes to be cleared because of weight restrictions on the alternate route.
Both lanes were re-opened to traffic by six.
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[Tanker-Wreck]


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Leaking diesel fuel kept Haz-Mat crews busy in Botetourt County.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

A tanker truck overturned along Route 220- this afternoon... just north of Daleville. Authorities say Jerry Scott of Roanoke was headed toward Covington when he apparently took a curve too fast and overturned in the median. Scott's in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. About 75-hundred gallons of fuel leaked from the truck.
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[Teen-Driving]


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A new Virginia law will force most teens to get off the road by midnight....
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They'll be issued a Cinderella license... they won't be able to drive between midnight and four a-m.
Next year prom-goers will have to leave their "glass slippers" on and walk home if they're under 19.
Some Cave Spring High School students say the General Assembly should have lengthened the learners permit period, instead of forcing kids off the road by midnight.
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((STEPHANIE HENDERSON: WHEN KIDS FIRST START DRIVING THEY GET THEIR LEARNERS AND THEY ARE STUCK WITH THAT ONE ADULT IN THE CAR WITH THEM. AND THEY NEED SOME TIME TO LEARN HOW TO DRIVE BY THEMSELVES.))
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While their cars won't turn into pumpkins at midnight.. young drivers could lose their license if they are pulled over.
Teens cannot be pulled over if police suspect them "too young to drive after midnight," however.
They'll be cited if pulled over for another traffic violation beginning July 1st.
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[Sex-Offender]


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A Texas judge's solution for publicly identifying sex offenders is raising some eyebrows.
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After rounding up 55-registered sex offenders in his courtroom - the judge made some new AND controversial changes to their probation.
21 convicts must now post these signs in their front yards.
They must also place these bumper stickers on their cars.
Other offenders were ordered to send letters to neighbors within three blocks of their homes.
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((IRIS DAVILA/PROBATION DEPT: WE DID NOT JUST DECIDE TO PUT SIGNS ON EVERYBODY. THERE WAS CAREFUL CONSIDERATION GIVEN TO EACH DEFENDANT ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.))
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Some offenders say it unfairly marks innocent family members- and the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas agrees.
Plus - defense attorneys argue the signs are unconstitutional.
An injunction MAY be filed to halt the orders.
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It's splitsville for Firestone and Ford.
Now the question is will the auto-maker issue it's own tire recall... details on that next.
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And Lynchburg could get another historic district... despite the objections of some residents.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with highlights from tonight's special Roanoke Valley district soccer playoff game. It took a day longer than scheduled, but a national champ was crowned in Salem. PGA touring pro Mike Reid was at Hanging Rock today. The NBA playoffs roll on tonight in San Antonio and we'll let you know what's up with Worsham Field at Tech. Tonight

on the Big 7.))[Firestone]


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Another Firestone tire recall could be coming- much larger than the ones before.
Sources tell the Associated press Ford plans on recalling up to 13-million tires.
But Bridgestone Firestone says a new recall is un-necessary.
Ford is expected to make an announcement tomorrow-
The news comes just as the two companies announce they're splitting up.
Sheryl Attkisson reports.
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[SUPER=01-John Lampe/Firestone CEO]
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((Today's split between Firestone and Ford was followed by something of even greater importance to many Explorer drivers: Ford's admission that it has safety concerns about the MILLIONS of Firestone Wilderness tires that haven't been recalled--and are still on many Explorers. Ford claims it showed its troubling analysis of Wilderness tires to Firestone, but that Firestone refused to face the facts. JOHN RINTAMAKI, FORD CHIEF OF STAFF: WE'RE DISAPPOINTED THAT FIRESTONE HAS DECIDED NOT TO WORK TOGETHER FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR SHARED CUSTOMERS. THAT'S THE ONLY ISSUE THAT MATTERS. But Firestone says it's Ford that won't deal with its own Explorer problems, like data showing the exact same tires have ten times more problems on Explorers than some other vehicles. -JOHN LAMPE, FIRESTONE CEO: WE TOLD FORD OF OUR CONCERNS AND THEY HAVE STEADFASTLY REFUSED TO DISCUSS OR EVEN ACKNOWLEDGE THESE CONCERNS. Lampe says that's why Firestone said it was forced to sever ties with its best customer. WE SIMPLY CAN NOT, WE SIMPLY WILL NOT DO BUSINESS THAT WAY. Even the hint that millions more Firestone tires could be recalled seriously undercuts the tiremaker's massive efforts to restore customer confidence.))

[Historic-District]


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Lynchburg could soon have a sixth historic district, despite residents' concerns over the possible infringement on their property rights.
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The Board of Historic and Architectural Review voted unanimously today to designate a three- mile stretch of Rivermont Avenue as a historic district.
Supporters say it will help maintain the beauty of the neighborhood and preserve property values.
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((FRANCES HARRIS/SUPPORTS HISTORIC DISTRICT: IT IS OUR WISH THAT THIS WILL DEVELOP INTO A SENSE OF TRUE COMMUNITY. WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A COMMUNITY DEVELOP OF YOUNG AND OLD, RICH AND POOR, LARGE HOMES, SMALL ONES, BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS, CHURCHES.))
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The plan still must be approved by the planning commission and city council.
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[Warner-Ad]


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Four different T-V ads on the air before Memorial Day is a first for a Virginia political campaign.
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Democrat Mark Warner is moving from his "bio" and bluegrass ads to a look at where he is on the issues.
An education spot starts running this week in northern Virginia -- pointing out his support for teacher pay raises and skepticism over the testing component of the Standards of Learning.
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((MO ELLEITHEE/MARK WARNER CAMPAIGN: YEAH, ACCOUNTABILITY'S IMPORTANT. AND WE NEED TO HAVE ACCOUNTABILITY. I THINK MOST PARENTS WOULD AGREE WITH THAT, THAT WE NEED TO HAVE ACCOUNTABILITY IN OUR SCHOOLS. BUT WE'VE GOT TO FIGURE OUT THE RIGHT WAY TO DO IT. AND MAKE SURE THAT'S NOT BASED ON JUST ROTE MEMORIZATION.))
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A new poll released today by Virginia Commonwealth University backs up Warner's point.
Only 44- percent of Virginians polled say the S-O-L tests are a "very" or even "somewhat" accurate measure of how students and schools are doing.
The Republican Party of Virginia says it would be buying as many ads as Warner is if it had his financial resources.
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Thunder is rumbling again...
Still ahead-- Robin has the wet forecast.
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And we'll hear from the star of the C-B-S sitcom, "Yes Dear" He talks about his local ties.
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((I LOVE COMING FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA... WHERE I GREW UP.))
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[Clark]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
He is from Central Virginia.. but now he's seen on national TV- starring in the CBS sitcom. Yes Dear.
He is Anthony Clark- and he spoke to News 7 today from Los Angeles.
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[butt to 17:13:31 put first couple second under the video of the show..] ((HOLLYWOOD'S NEVER GIVEN ME THIS TYPE OF ROLE BEFORE... I'M THE STABLE ONE TRYING TO KEEP THE FAMILY INTACT.)) [RUNS10] [outcue.. trying to keep the family in tact.]
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With the role as Greg Warner.. Anthony Clark is keeping his CAREER intact.
Life in L-A takes him far away from Gladys where his family lived for several years.
Clark went to William Campbell High School- until the family moved- and Clark graduated Brookville High in Lynchburg.
In fact when he does standup- you may hear him poke fun at those very places.
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((ANTHONY CLARK: yea.. but IT'S ALL IN FUN. I DON'T MEAN ANYTHING BAD BY IT. I LOVE COMING FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA.. THE PEAKS OF OTTER. THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS... AND WOULD NEVER TRADE BEING FROM THIS PART OF THE WORLD.)) [RUNS14]
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Clark's began his comedy career while at Emerson College in Boston. He did standup before landing the NBC Sitcom Boston Common a few years back.
His latest stint finds playing a family man... but his real life is far from that.
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((CLARK: NO I'M NOT MARRIED RIGHT NOW AND I DON'T HAVE ANY KIDS THAT I KNOW OF... NOT METHOD ACTING BY ANY MEANS.)) [RUNS11]
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((NAT SOUND CLOSING BOOK.. GREG WARNER: COME ON SAM.. YOUR OLD MAN'S HAD A TOUGH DAY... SEE DADDY LIKES IT.. NAT SOUND: SPITTING IT OUT... GREG WARNER: WHAT THE HELL IS SHE DOING TO YOU?!)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=doing to you!? laughter]))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Yes Dear airs here on your hometown Station Monday nights at 8:30.

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Soccer, softball, golf and some muddy matters from Tech are on the way.
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But first in tonight's Extra Point - former UVa guard Rick Carlisle is in line to become the next head coach of the Detroit Pistons. The official hiring likely will come tomorrow or Wednesday. Carlisle, was an assistant under Larry Bird, but was passed over for the Pacers job when Bird retired. He is expected to get a three year contract.
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We begin this segment with a special playoff game to determine the regular season champion in the Roanoke Valley District soccer wars. The regular season ended with the PH girls and boys beating Cave Spring to force this game.
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Well, last night the Cave Spring girls got revenge and claimed their RVD regular season crown first. And their success rubbed off on the boy's team. Cave with the intense pressure as John Hartman centers the perfect corner kick. Brad Newton gets all head on it, as does Michael Kraemer on the put back - but PH smothers it and the game stays scoreless. But Hartman would burn them again. This time he uses the great touch pass from Tyler McLellan and
[super=34-Cave Spring/3/Patrick Henry/0;]

strikes on the top shelf in the right corner. Cave Spring wins the Roanoke Valley district regular season crown with the 3-to-0 win.
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[S-NBA]


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The NBA's western conference final resumed last night in San Antonio with the Spurs trying to tie things up at one game a piece.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX/TNT-NBA; :00]

The Spurs were manhandled in the opening game losing by 14 points, but in game two Tim Duncan came out and took matters into his own hands by scoring 25 in the first half alone. Duncan also was a huge force on the defensive end with 5 blocks in the first two quarters. The Lakers battled back, but had to play most of the way without coach Phil Jackson
[SUPER=34-Los Angeles/88/San Antonio/81/Lakers Lead 2-0;]

who was ejected in the 3rd. It mattered little - The Lakers win it 88-to-81.
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[S-Tech]


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So you think the recent rain has created some muddy spots in your front yard? Check this out -
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Lane Stadium Worsham Field is a real mud hole these days because construction crews are literally stripping away the surface. Eventually, a new state of the art asphalt and concrete drainage system will be installed under the natural turf complete with a pumps. The grass will then sit on a shelf allowing for maximum drainage.
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The brand new practice fields that are now located right behind Cassell Coliseum where baseball and soccer fields once existed are also a major improvement for the football program.
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((FRANK BEAMER:))
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[OUT Q=....AT VA. TECH."]
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[S-Omaha]


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The often delayed and just completed Division Two softball championship in Salem will be remembered as the tournament when a coach became a mother and mother nature became the center of attention.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


Carey Harveycutter had to enlist a lot of help today to get the field ready for day later championship game.
The NC-Double-A Committee members even got their hands dirty sponging off the field.
But the championship game was played right in between the rain drops.
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[VO-NAT]


Lewis University and the University of Nebraska-Omaha would meet for the prize.
The Mavericks would get all they would need in the first inning as Kelly Moats hit just behind short and Jenny Redlinger scores.
Tiffany Jones pops out, but Lewis makes the bad throw to the plate and another Nebraska-Omaha run comes home.
[super=34-Lewis/0/Nebraska-Omaha/4;]


Still in the first, Sarah Scheppers gets the double to center, two more runs score and that's the way it would end. The Mavericks win the Division Two National Championship four to zero.
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[S-Reid]


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Mike Reid is known as a straight shooter. The 25 year PGA Tour veteran was in Roanoke County today passing along the tricks of his trade to golfers at the Hanging Rock Golf Club.
Denise Allen has more.
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Everyone was all ears as PGA Tour veteran Mike Reid helped them decipher the game of golf.
The Virginia Blue Ridge Chapter of the BYU Management Society brought Reid in as their Superstar Alumnus for their annual scholarship Tournament.
Reid's best finish on the PGA TOUR in 2001 is a tie for 32nd at the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open.
He says in recent years he's come to admire Tiger Woods.
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Reid ranks 77th in Career Money Leaders on the PGA Tour.
Currently he's working to earn his card back to once again become a regular member of the Tour.
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Reid's next walk is next weekend at the Kemper Open in Bethesda, Maryland.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports.))
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Chip Sullivan also will be playing in the Kemper Open this weekend. Chip is scheduled to play a practice round tomorrow, then take part in the pro-am at the TPC at Avenel course on Wednesday. Don't forget the final two rounds of the Kemper are only right here on Your Hometown Station WDBJ-7.