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Coming up on News 7-
People in one community say yes to an Interstate.. but they do want some changes. We'll have their story.
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Timothy McVeigh apparently makes a decision- he will try and block his execution.
Plus a helicopter is caught on tape as it crashes into a bridge-
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News 7 is next.

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Property owners and county leaders say I-73 is a must-- but question its location through Henry County.
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[SS=News 7 at Eleven]

Good evening...

[Henry-73]


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The Board of Supervisors went on the record tonight saying Interstate 73 is the growth engine of Martinsville and Henry County. At the same time-- they want the state to take another look at the route recently approved. [***I-73 MB GRAPHIC***]
[PASSING SHOT=Jean and Teresa MB SET]

Teresa Hamilton was at tonight's board meeting and joins us with more. Jean, county officials and homeowners are between a rock and a hard place.
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They want I-73 but also want the state to choose another more rural route through the county.
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(( The route recently approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board would impact at least three subdivisions in Henry County-- One of those subdivisions is known as Farmingdale where there are 31 homes with a price tag of up to 700- thousand dollars each. The subdivision's developer is for Interstate -73 but is also in a bind.
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((JIMMIE FORD/DEVELOPER: I DON'T WANT TO CAUSE A BIG STINK... BUT WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE WHAT DO I DO AS A DEVELOPER.)) [RUNS15]
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The Board of Supervisors is trying to help. Members approved a resolution stating they favor I-73 but also want the route to avoid existing subdivisions.
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((H.G. VAUGHN/RESIDENT: WE'RE THE ONES AFFECTED BY THE ROUTE AND WE NEED TO LET THEM KNOW WHAT WE WANT WITH OUR TAXPAYER DOLLARS THAT'S WHAT IT BOILS DOWN TOO.)) ((EBB WILLIAMS/RESIDENT: IS THERE A WIN WIN SOLUTION? ABSOLUTELY, IF WE CAN JUST GET THOSE PEOPLE TO HEAR US DON'T DESTROY US.))
[OUT Q= DON'T DESTROY US.]))
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[I-73 MB Graphic]
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A V-DOT official say it's rare for the transportation board to change its mind. But again-- supervisors are giving it a try.
[PASSING SHOT=Jean and Teresa/ MB SET]

Tomorrow-- they're going to request a meeting with transportation and V-DOT officials to make their case.

[McVeigh]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
It appears convicted Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh may try to stop his execution.
McVeigh is allowing his lawyers to draft a request to block his execution.
One of his lawyers has told C-N-N the request will be based on recently released FBI documents.
Byron Pitts has more.
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[SUPER=01-Rhonda Bartelbaugh/Victim's Sister; :15]
[SUPER=01-Glenda Riley/Bombing Survivor; :38]
[SUPER=01-Pat Ryan/Former U. S. Attorney; :56]
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[OUT Q=killing 168 people]

((Today in the city... so accustomed to suffering and setbacks... at the place where it all started... news that Timothy McVeigh... could now ask for an appeal...simply reopened an old wound... that will not heal. RHONDA BARTELBAUGH, VICTIM'S SISTER 'I'M NOT BITTER I'M ANGRY. HOW CAN OUR TOP INVESTIGATIVE PEOPLE HANDLE A CASE LIKE THIS THE WAY THEY DID? Rhonda Bartelbaugh's sister was killed in the bombing. This time... much of her anger is aimed at the F.B.I. If the agency's handling of the investigation...leads to yet another delay of McVeigh's execution... six years of suffering will last that much longer. GLENDA RILEY, BOMBING SURVIVOR ... WE GO UP ONE HILL THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN ROLLER COASTER DOWN INTO ANOTHER VALLEY. Glenda Riley survived the bombing. That's her on the left... dazed and bruised... a few footsteps from death. Appeal or no appeal... she see's only one resolution. RILEY: I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY PLACE ON THIS EARTH FOR HIM EXCEPT EXECUTION.' PAT RYAN, FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY YOU KNOW, ON A SCALE OF ONE TO 100 IN TERMS OF THE SEVERITY OF THE CRIME, MCVEIGH IS AT 100. This afternoon... former prosecutor Pat Ryan. RYAN: AND NOTHING IN THESE DOCUMENTS IS GOING TO IN ANY WAY DETRACT FROM THE FACT THIS MAN BUILT A BOMB, DROVE IT TO OKLAHOMA CITY, IGNITED IT KNOWING THAT HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WERE IN THAT BUILDING, KILLING 168-PEOPLE. THAT'S OFF THE SCALE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Next week prosecutors and lawyers will go before a judge to discuss how the FBI gathered evidence in the case.

[FL-Fires]


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The Sunshine State is the smoky state these says as more wildfires rage there.
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This is what it looks like in Southern Palm Beach County- as firefighters work to extinguish the flames.
A huge blaze has already destroyed 200 acres-
This is just one of many fires in the state- Already 61-thousand acres have been destroyed throughout Florida.
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[Coleman-Adams]


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For 22 months, they've put their heart and soul into one of the grandest construction projects central Virginia has ever seen.
Next Wednesday, the nation gets a glimpse of their hard work.
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Hundreds of construction workers have put in long days building Bedford's majestic D-Day Memorial.
It's been a once- in- a- lifetime contract for the Coleman-Adams construction company.
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((CLIF COLEMAN/COLEMAN-ADAMS PRESIDENT: WHEN YOU LOOK AROUND, IT'S REALLY OVERWHELMING THE AMOUNT OF STUFF THAT HAS GONE ON UP HERE THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS. THE TEAMWORK THAT'S HAPPENED, AND LIKE JIMMY WAS SAYING EARLIER, IT'S JUST A BIG FAMILY, EVERYBODY'S PULLING TOGETHER AND IT'S BEEN A TOTAL TEAM EFFORT AND EVERYBODY'S PROUD AND I THINK IT LOOKS GREAT.))
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Coleman says his company also hopes to win the contract to build the memorial's education center.
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[D-Day-Promo]


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[Take Pinnacle FS 4619]
News 7 at 5 AND News 7 at 6 will be broadcast live from the Memorial on both June 5th and 6th. [Next page 4618]
And then we invite you to join us at 11:00 AM, June 6th for: "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom" .. live coverage of the dedication ceremony.
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[Plane-Crash]


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Two military crashes today- in two parts of the world.
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[SUPER=03-Port St. Lucie, FL]


The first ... a Navy F-18 fighter that went down in Saint Lucie County, Florida.
The plane was on a routine training mission en route from Virginia Beach to Key West- but it never made it.
Authorities say it doesn't appear the pilot survived.
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The plane looked this one... A witness who saw the fighter jet go down- says he did not see anyone eject from the plane.
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[Helicopter-Crash]


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In South Korea- three soldiers are dead- after a South Korean military chopper smashed into a bridge.
The heavy transport helicopter was installing a sculpture on the bridge when its rotors hit the sculpture.
The helicopter snapped in two as it fell. One half hit the bridge, the other landed in the Han River.
No one on the bridge was injured.
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[Craig-Flag]


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A battle over a Civil War symbol continues in New Castle.
A judge banned residents from flying Confederate flags on Court house property during the Memorial Day weekend.
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But those same residents say they'll continue to show their appreciation for Confederate veterans by flying the flags on their own property.
This, after a Craig County judge said displaying a Confederate flag was "inappropriate use of County property."

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((JEFF RICE/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: I TOOK THAT TO MEAN IT WAS NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT TO BE FLYING THAT PARTICULAR FLAG BY THE MONUMENT. MY RESPONSE IS, IF THE FLAG IS INAPPROPRIATE THEN THE MONUMENT MUST BE INAPPROPRIATE AS WELL.))
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While some say Confederate flags are a symbol of racism and bigotry, the Sons of Confederate Veterans says the flags are part of Craig County's history.
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[Snow-Leopard]


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Mill Mountain Zoo may never know what killed one of its snow leopard cubs.
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The young female died Saturday. Zoo officials say all the babies appeared to be doing fine until their mom singled out the smallest one and removed her from the den. Despite being limp the cub had no visible signs of injury. Because of the way snow leopard mothers dispose of their dead young an autopsy would be impossible. The zoo says the death is sad, but not uncommon. The surviving male and female are doing well.
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Still ahead on News 7-- judgement day for the men charged with bombing two U-S embassies.
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And the U-S Supreme Court backs golfer Casey Martin's drive to ride.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with high school regional softball highlights from Buchanan. Plus, two hurlers from Rural Retreat will be throwing the heat in college. Randall will be throwing pigskins in Baltimore. We'll see what's up with the Avalanche and have more on the Casey Martin ruling as we check in with him and the PGA's commissioner tonight on the Big 7.))

[Casey-Martin]


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It's a victory for disabled golfer Casey Martin
But the Supreme Court's ruling that he can now ride in a golf cart at P-G-A tour events brings mixed reactions.
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The U-S Supreme court made its ruling today.
The justices ordered the pro golf tour to waive its requirement that players walk the course -- that walking is not fundamental to the game of golf.
Some golfers disagree.
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((JACK NICKLAUS/PGA GOLFER: I THINK WE OUGHT TO TAKE THEM OUT AND PLAY GOLF. I THINK THAT WOULD CHANGE THEIR MIND. I PROMISE YOU THAT IT'S FUNDAMENTAL))
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The decision upholds a lower court ruling that ordered the PGA tour to let Martin use a cart because of a circulatory disorder in his leg.
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((PEOPLE THINK THAT GOLF IS BETTER EXPERIENCED ON FOOT ANYWAY, BUT IF HE HAS A HANDICAP. I THINK HE SHOULD PROBABLY BE ALLOWED TO DO THAT.)) [**NO SUPER**]
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The high court's decision also gives added strength to the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act which requires public places to accomodate the disabled.
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We'll hear from Casey Martin and P-G-A officials later in sports.

[Embassy-bombings]


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Almost three years after two U-S embassy bombings- a verdict in the case.
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Four men are found guilty in the bombings- two could face the death penalty.
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The terrorist attack killed 224 people- 12 of them Americans- and injured thousands more.
Relatives of the victims were pleased with today's verdicts.
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((EDITH BARTLEY/LOST FAMILY MEMBER: THE VERDICTS DO NOT MINIMIZE THE LIVES IN TANZANIA AND KENYA THAT WE FEEL TO THIS DAY.))
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[OUT Q=to this day.]
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The alleged mastermind of the attacks.. Osama Bin Laden remains at large.
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[Brown]


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A 17-year-old Roanoke teenager was convicted of voluntary manslaughter after pleading no contest today.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 27;]


Natassia Brown was set to go on trial this week for stabbing 22-year-old Monique Swain at the Bluestone Apartments last December.
Relatives said Swain died while trying to shield a younger sister from Brown, after a dispute over Brown's ex-boyfriend.
Brown will be sentenced in August.
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[Drowning]


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Authorities say more information is needed before they can determine how a woman died at a campsite in Rockbridge County.
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Divers found the body of 37- year old Sherri Shinneman of Roanoke in Cave Mountain Lake last night. Sheriff's officials say it appears Shinneman drowned, because they did not find injuries on her body. An autopsy was performed today, but the medical examiner is awaiting toxicology reports before determining the cause of death.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The President and California's governor go head to head over the state's energy crunch.
That's next on News 7.
And as if a tornado wasn't bad enough...
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tack on six inches of hail.
One small town just can't catch a break.
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[Bush-Energy]


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Sparks are flying as the energy crunch heats up-
Tonight California's Governor says he will sue the federal government- in an attempt to force price controls on wholesale electricity.
Chris Lawrence brings us up to date.
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((California Governor Gray Davis walked out of his meeting with President Bush disappointed ..and warned the President that the country's most populated state is in a crisis it can't get out of. GOV. GRAY DAVIS/CALIFORNIA: "And I did tell him if we have to pay $50 billion for power, it could trigger a recession in California, which could drag down the American economy into a recession as well." "Energy debates sometimes throw off sparks." Earlier in San Diego, President Bush said he won't cap the prices energy wholesalers can charge for power. "Rising energy prices are a challenge for everyone. I believe you'll find my tax relief plan will provide some help."

A plan that didn't go over with these protesters. "Enron's President! Not our President! Big Oil's President!" Governor Davis told President Bush he will sue the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for failing to cap energy prices. But President Bush agreed to send the commissioner to California to examine disparities in natural gas prices. "The president did agree it made little sense for California to receive Texas natural gas at $15 btu, when New York receives that same gas for $5.95." CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS))


[Tech-Plant]


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Speaking of energy- Virginia Tech wants to burn more coal ti meet its energy needs.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


The University is asking the state for a permit to increase coal burning at a power plant on campus.
The request would bring a boiler's capacity from nearly 18-thousand to 42-thousand tons a year.
Some, like Tech Professor Richard Hirsh, have been critical of resulting pollution.
But Hirsh says he will support the measure if there is a commitment to efficiency.
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((RICHARD HIRSH/VIRGINIA TECH PROFESSOR; THERE'S A LOT I BELIEVE OF ENERGY WASTE HERE AND THERE ARE TECHNOLOGIES AND NOW THERE IS A NEW STATE LAW THAT ALLOWS THE UNIVERSITY TO GO AFTER THAT ENERGY WASTE AND TURN IT INTO ENERGY SUPPLY. ))


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Environmentalists are expected to voice their concerns at a public hearing for the permit request at seven Thursday night.
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[Tornado]


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A twister touches down in Colorado- and
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[VO-NAT :16 plus pad at 14:07:52]
[SUPER=03-Ellicott, CO]

this is what's left in the Ellicott community-
The twister leveled several trailer homes and ripped the roof off of the town high school-
The holiday weekend meant many people were out of town.. so crews are not sure if anyone is still missing.
18 people were hurt- mostly with minor injuries. [14:10:42 ]
As if a tornado weren't enough to deal with-- Residents are also digging out from a hail storm- that hit just moments before the twister.
The storm dumped about six inches of hail- some nickel sized- onto the town.
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[S-Extra]


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Myrtle Beach bombs the Avs tonight, while the Devils try to blast the other Avs in the NHL. We'll check some regional softball and have some tennis results, as well. But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

The Baltimore Ravens announced today that they have agreed to terms with Randall Cunningham on a one year contract worth $500 thousand dollars.
Cunningham and Ravens' head coach Brian Billick worked together when the two were in Minnesota in 1998.
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[S-Avs]


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Game two of the Avalanche-Myrtle Beach series leads things off in this segment.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Myrtle Beach vs. Salem; :00]

A nice cool breeze was blowing out in the Memorial yard last night. The Pelicans would try to create their own wind as Troy Cameron hits a grand slam homer over the left field fence in the second inning. At that point in the game the Pelicans are in control with a 5-to-nothing lead. Salem would try to peck away the deficit and crawl back into the game as Tino Sanchez sends this pitch to second - the catch is made, but the attempt to double up the runner at first fails and Dan Phillips scores.
[super=37-Myrtle Beach/10/Salem/5;]

Later Salem's Jeff Winchester would bloop one into left field and drive home home Greg Catalanotte. Salem got close, but the Pelicans win it 10-to-5.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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These two teams will play again this morning at 11:05 in a special day game at Salem Memorial.

[S-Floyd]


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Floyd County traveled to James River last night to face the Knights in the Region C quarterfinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan/Region C Quarterfinals; :00]


James River came into this one riding a 13 game winning streak.
Tied 1-1, in the top of the third, the Buffaloes Heather Vest connects on the infield grounder, she is out but Sarah Weeks is gonna score from third to make it 2-1 Floyd.
James River played great defense as Heather Bartee throws out the Floyd runner from her shortstop position.
[SUPER=34-Floyd Co./2/James River/1;]


Buffaloes pitcher Bridgette Sutphin goes the distance walking one as Floyd squeaks out a 2-1 victory. The Buffaloes will meet the winner of the PH Glades Spring/Galax game Thursday at Grayson County in the Regional semifinals.
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Also in Region C, Glenvar beat Holston 1-to-nothing with double no-hitter.

[S-Tennis]


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The Region C girls tennis champion was crowned today at Radford University. Radford high school's Caroline Downs beat Autumn Lawzon of John Battle. Downs won the match 6-love and 6-1 to advance to next week's state tournament. The team finals are on Thursday.

[S-NHL]


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Game two of the Stanley Cup final last night saw the Avalanche lose the game and goalie Patrick Roy miss getting his record.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Denver, CO/ESPN; :00]

Roy had gone 227 minutes and 41 seconds in Stanley Cup final play without giving up a goal. He was within two minutes of the mark in the first period when Bobby Corkim slid one between his pads and into the net.
[super=31-New Jersey/2/Colorado/1/Series Tied 1-to-1;]

He misses the record by one minute and 41 seconds and the Devils even the best of 7 final with a 2-to-1 win.
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[S-Indians]


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A couple of high school pitchers who have had success this season will continue their throwing in college.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rural Retreat; :00]

Eric Callahan, the hard throwing lefty from Rural Retreat, who has a 3 point 7 grade point average and an earned run average at 0 point 64 has signed to play at Bluefield College next season. His teammate James Smith is expected to play Ferrum next season for Abe Naff's Panthers. Smith also has an earned run average at 0 point 66. He ended the regular season with a not hitter.
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[S-Martin]


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Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled 7-to-2 that disabled golfer Casey Martin does have a legal right to ride in a golf cart between shots at PGA Tour events. After the ruling the PGA Tour admitted defeat.
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[OUT Q=...BEHIND HIM."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

The court's ruling comes under the Americans with Disabilities Act and could have broader application in all areas of sport according to Martin's lawyers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]

((CASEY MARTIN:))
[SUPER=01-Casey Martin/Cleared To Use Golf Cart; :00]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=...to get it done."]
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[S-Games]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-96]
[GRAPHIC=Commonwealth games]


The Commonwealth games begin their annual run in the area July 20th through the 22nd.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Today, the games committee announced that several sponsors, like CMT Sporting Goods, have stepped up financially to help compensate for the state's complete funding freeze on the games.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The]
[SUPER=01-Pete Lampman/Virginia Amateur Sports President; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....stay here"(2)]
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[VO-NAT]


The games will be in Roanoke through at least 2002. 11 thousand athletes are expected this year and there should be up to 500 new competitors vying for medals in cycling and a few other new sports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Rugby..]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=......think about ver often"]

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