[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Their work will be the focus of appreciation, criticism, awe.
We'll hear from the crews that built Bedford's D-Day Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And opponents of a local judge's ruling say the ban on Confederate flags flies in the face of reason.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Pete Sampras almost bites the dust on the Paris clay. We'll have the state of the Commonwealth - Games that is.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Supreme Court says its OK for Casey Martin to use a golf cart in PGA Tour events.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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A forecast so nice, we brought it back twice. But don't get cocky, showers return by the end of the week. Details coming up. [Open]
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((JEFF RICE/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: IT'S NOT JUST THE FLAG THAT IS UNDER ATTACK, IT'S SOUTHERNERS AS A WHOLE THAT STILL WANT TO HOLD ON TO THEIR HERITAGE.))
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[OUT Q=to their heritage.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A judge says "No" to confederate flags on county property.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


So people start flying them on their OWN property, instead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.[Craig-Flag]
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[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01--11 1:37:38]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The war that won't go away has a new battleground: Craig County.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It started after a judge said "No" to Confederate Flags on Courthouse property.
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Craig County Flag Dispute]


And as Jennifer Miele reports, the front lines are difficult to miss.
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(( It's hard to drive more than a half mile on route 311 without seeing a confederate flag.
To some people, it is a symbol of bigotry and racism, but to Jeff Rice, the Southern Cross -- and ALL of the Confederate flags -- are part of his heritage. [NAT SOUND TC: 11:36:34 THIS WAS THE FLAG THAT WAS FLYING THE YEAR STONEWALL JACKSON WAS KILLED.] [RUNS05]
Rice was disappointed when Craig County Judge Duncan Byrd Jr. banned residents from flying the "Second Flag of the Confederacy" on courthouse property last weekend... members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans wanted it flown for the memorial celebration that was also New Castle's 150th birthday.
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[TC:11:42:47] ((JEFF RICE/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: JUST THE WORD FLAG HAS BECOME SYMBOLIC OF WHAT THOSE WHO WANT IT GONE.. HATRED, RACISM, BIGOTRY, THE WHOLE WORKS, AND IT'S NOT. )) [RUNS10]
Rice says almost half of New Castle's population joined the Confederate Army when the Civil War began. And while the Second Flag of the Confederacy is a lesser-known symbol, Rice says it should have been allowed on Courthouse property.
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[TC:11:45:21] ((JEFF RICE/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: WE AREN'T GOING TO GO AWAY. WE AREN'T GOING TO QUIT FIGHTING THIS BATTLE BECAUSE LIKE SOUTHERN VOLUNTEERS USED TO SAY, WITH ME IS RIGHT, BEFORE ME IS DUTY, BEHIND ME IS HOME.)) [RUNS10]
What Rice and many others find odd... there is already a Confederate war memorial standing on Court House property.
But published reports say Judge Byrd denied the request on the grounds that flying a Confederate Flag "would be an inappropriate use of Courthouse property."
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((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING:JUDGE BYRD WAS NOT AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT BUT HIS CLERK'S OFFICE DID SAY THAT NO ONE DISOBEYED HIS ORDER BY DISPLAYING THE SECOND FLAG OF THE CONFEDERACY ANYWHERE ON COURTHOUSE PROPERTY. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7, CRAIG COUNTY. )) [RUNS12] ))
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[Brown]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-15 1:07:36]
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A Roanoke teenager charged in a fatal stabbing entered a no contest plea today.
17-year-old Nastassia Brown was convicted of VOLUNTARY manslaughter in the death of Monique Swain.
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[VO-NAT]
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Brown was set to go on trial this week for stabbing the 22-year-old woman 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]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-17 45:38]
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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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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday;]

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 no injuries were found on her body. An autopsy was performed today, but the medical examiner is awaiting toxicology reports before determining the exact cause of death.
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[81-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-13 1:03:44]
[GRAPHIC=I 81 Accident]


A state worker picking up debris along interstate 81 was hit by a truck and seriously injured this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
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A longtime employee of the Virginia Department of Transportation, Denny Kegley had stopped on the southbound shoulder just south of route 60.
The driver of the truck told police that Kegley walked into the path of his vehicle.
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((TROOPER MELANIE CLARK/VA. STATE POLICE: HE SAID THE MAN JUST KEPT WALKING ACROSS THE ROAD AND HE WAS TRYING TO SWERVE AROUND HIM AND UNFORTUNATELY, THEY JUST BOTH KEPT GOING IN THE SAME DIRECTION.))
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[VO-NAT]


Kegley was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where a spokesman said he was still being evaluated late this afternoon.
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[Coleman-Adams]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-12 1:02:58]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Challenging.. fun.. frustrating .. .. but enduring and rewarding.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Those are just a few of the words used to describe central Virginia's biggest architectural undertaking.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Now it's about to pay off at the D-Day National Memorial in Bedford for decades, and perhaps centuries, to come.

Steve Smallshaw has the story of the people who got the job done.
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(( It has been a project like nothing they've ever done before.
From groundbreaking to monument-topping.. putting together the D-Day Memorial has been a unique challenge for the Coleman-Adams construction company.
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((CLIF COLEMAN/COLEMAN-ADAMS PRESIDENT: THERE'S NO QUESTION IT'S A VERY SPECIAL PROJECT AND WHEN WE HEARD IT WAS COMING UP FOR BID WE WERE BOUND AND DETERMINED THAT WE WERE GOING TO GET IT.))
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[OUT Q=to get it.]


They did get it.. and 22 months and eight million dollars later, the finishing touches are being added to the newest and most majestic piece of the Bedford skyline.
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((THE ANCHOR BOLTS THAT THEY GAVE US THAT WE PREVIOUSLY HAD..))
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To make the jump from an artist's model to reality, crews have had to move 600- thousand cubic yards of dirt and pour eight thousand cubic yards of concrete.
On any given day, 150 workers, contractors and sub-contractors would be on the site.. men and women who have put in countless 16- hour days to get the job done.
Every construction project has a deadline, but none so hard and fast as June 6th.
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((JIMMY WINDLE/PROJECT MANAGER: THESE GUYS, THEY PUT THEIR HEART AND SOUL INTO THIS PROJECT AND THIS TEAM THAT'S TOGETHER HERE FROM ALL THE WORKERS AND ALL THE SUBCONTRACTORS JUST LIVE THIS PROJECT NOW.))
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((CLIF COLEMAN: IT'S GOING TO TAKE A WHILE TO GET OVER SOMETHING LIKE THIS, I DON'T THINK YOU EVER TOTALLY GET OVER IT. IT'S A VERY SPECIAL PROJECT AND ALL OUR GUYS ARE SO PROUD OF IT AND THEY'LL ALWAYS BE PROUD OF IT, AND THEY'LL BRING THEIR FAMILIES UP HERE AND THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR GRANDCHILDREN, SO IT WILL NEVER GO AWAY.))
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And that's the mark of good construction.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))



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The memorial will be dedicated a week from Wednesday, and you can count on News 7 to have the most complete coverage of it all.
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[Take Pinnacle FS 4619]
News 7 at 5 AND News 7 at 6 will be broadcast live from the Memorial in Bedford on both June 5th and the 6th. [Next page 4618]
And then we invite you to join us at 11:00 AM, June 6th for a program we're calling: "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom" .. live coverage of the dedication ceremony.
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[Tease#1]
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It's a Blacksburg balancing act.
Still ahead, Virginia Tech's fight for more power and its effect on the environment.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And a setback in efforts to save a species. Mill Mountain Zoo wonders why it lost a snow leopard cub.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


To meet its energy needs at a lower cost, Virginia Tech wants to burn more coal.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The school is asking the state for a permit to more than double the tonnage burned at the school's power plant.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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But the idea has opponents.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon brings us the story
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from our Blacksburg Newsroom tonight.
Shannon,
What concerns some are pollutants that are a result of burning coal.
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Virginia Tech has been negotiating with the state for years over emission figures.
The latest permit draft will be discussed at a hearing this week, attending will be a Tech professor who says he will support the measure if there's an energy commitment from the University. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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((THE IDEA IS TOO BURN AS LITTLE COAL AS POSSIBLE.))
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Virginia Tech History Professor Richard Hirsh has not always been supportive of the University's newest coal burning boiler. Now with the school looking to increase it's capacity, he wants to make sure energy is used efficiently.
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((RICHARD HIRSH/VIRGINIA TECH PROFESSOR; WASTE IS EVIDENCED BY PEOPLE OPENING THEIR WINDOWS IN CAMPUS OFFICES AND RESIDENCE HALLS IN THE MIDDLE OF WINTER BECAUSE THE BUILDINGS HAVE SUCH POOR CONTROL.))
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In a meeting with officials this morning, Hirsh suggests going after that energy waste by utilizing a new state law that helps schools purchase better temperature control equipment.
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((OTHER SCHOOLS HAVE DONE IT SUCCESSFULLY, THEY INSTALL NEW CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES AND WHOLE BUNCH OF OTHER TECHNOLOGIES THAT CAN REDUCE ENERGY WASTE.))
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Hirsh believes that with a commitment from the school for efficiency, he can both support the permit and protect the environment.))
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Now not everyone is expected to be as understanding of the permit request.
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Shannon .. environmentalists are expected to attend the 7 p-m public hearing on Thursday to offer their comments.


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Blacksburg Police have released the identity of the man's body found at a construction site over the weekend.
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Authorities say an autopsy shows 43-year-old Mark Robert Cahill of Blacksburg sustained multiple injuries.
Police say the exact cause of his injuries is still unknown.
Cahill's body was found on Saturday around 3 p-m by a worker who came to check this North Main Street construction site.
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Blue chips held steady, but Tech stocks took a tumble. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow rose 34 points ... NASDAQ fell 75.
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[Roanoke-Shooting]


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A medical examiner says Keith Anthony Dillard died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]


The 40-year-old Roanoke man was shot and killed last night at the Hunt Manor Apartments.
Police say Dillard was there for a cookout, when he and another man got into an argument.
Witnesses say the other man fled after the shooting.
Police say they have some leads, but won't identify a possible suspect.
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[Snow-Leopard]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-21 51:06]
[GRAPHIC=Snow Leopards]

Mill Mountain Zoo is closely watching its two remaining snow leopard cubs after one of the babies died this weekend.
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[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Friday;]

The smallest of the three cubs died Saturday, although zoo officials aren't sure why. They say all the babies had been active and nursing and that they didn't see anything that might have injured the small female.
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[IN Q=We saw the cubs about half hour prior...]
[SUPER=01-Dave Wood/Mill Mountain Zoo;]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: WE SAW THE CUBS ABOUT HALF HOUR PRIOR TO THE .... ALL NURSING AND MOM WAS IN THE BOX WITH 'EM. THEN SHE LEFT THE BOX AS SHE DOES TO GET A LITTLE BREAK FROM THE CUBS AND THEN WENT BACK IN AND SELECTED THIS ONE CUB, PICKED IT UP AND WHEN SHE BROUGHT IT OUT, THAT'S WHEN WE NOTICED THAT IT HAD DIED.))
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[OUT Q=that's when we noticed that it had died.]
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[VO-NAT]

Wood says it's not uncommon for snow leopard cubs to die.
Often, he says, only one out of a litter of three or four will live to maturity. The surviving male and female are doing well.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
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Virginia Amateur Sports is gearing up for the Commonwealth Games, some local athletes are making strides on the national scene and
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[VO-NAT]

For Pete's sake what's happening at the French Open. Sampras almost joins Venus Williams on the sidelines.
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[S-Casey]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The PGA Tour is a tough place to make a living when you're perfectly healthy, when you have trouble walking it's virtually impossible. Today 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. Justice John Paul Stevens said in his opinion that allowing Martin, who has a circulatory disorder that obstructs blood flow to his heart and right leg, to use a cart will not alter PGA tournaments. After the ruling the PGA admitted defeat.
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The court's ruling comes under the American Disabilities Act and could have broader application in all areas of sport according to Martin's lawyers.
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[S-Games]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-96]
[GRAPHIC=Commonwealth games]


The 12th annual Commonwealth games invade the Roanoke and other surrounding areas around the state 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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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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[S-Indians]


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A couple of high school pitchers who were featured earlier this season right here on Your Hometown Station will be continuing their careers 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-Decker]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-86 20311TC]
[GRAPHIC=LIBERTY]


Liberty University's Michael Decker, the former Parry McCluer high school great, has qualified for the NCAA division one track and field championships which begin this Wednesday in Eugene, Oregon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]

Decker's first appearance at the meet will be on Thursday in the 400 meter semi-finals. Decker qualified for the nationals at the IC4A championships in Princeton, New Jersey when he ran a 45 point 89 second 400 meters. Decker is a three time all-American. He ranks 19th among those competing at the national meet this week.
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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[GRAPHIC=TENNIS]


The Region C girls tennis champion was crowned today at Radford University. Radford high school's Caroline Downs had an easy time with Autumn Lawzon of John Battle. Downs won the match 6-love and 6-1 to advance to next week's state tournament. The team semi-finals take place tomorrow.

[S-French]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-95 2654TC]
[GRAPHIC=FRENCH]

Yesterday, the number two seed on the women's side Venus Williams was ousted in Paris at the French Open
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/USA Network; :00]

and today Pete Sampras almost suffered a similar fate. Sampras is seeded fifth in the Open, and today he needed five sets to beat Frenchman Cedric Kauffmann 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6 and 8-6. He had to save three match points to pull out the five set victory over Kauffmann, who by the way was ranked 250th on the entry list.
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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=Net]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Debate over Interstate 73 is expected to move to Henry County tonight.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Shannon/Jean at MB]


Jean Jadhon is here with a preview.
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SUPER=@Jean1;]


The topic is expected to come up at tonight's Henry County Board of Supervisors meeting.
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[VO-NAT]


The Commonwealth Transportation Board recently picked the route for Interstate 73... which would go east of Martinsville.
That's raised concern among some property owners who are in the path of the Interstate.
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[ANCHOR=Jean/MB]


Tonight they're expected to voice their opinion before the board.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Shannon/Jean at MB]


That's just one of the stories we'll have tonight on NEWS 7 at eleven.

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[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
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Virginia's tallest bridge opens later today.
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[VO-NAT]


It's the bridge that takes the "Smart Road" 175 feet above Wilson Creek near Blacksburg.
For now, it's literally a bridge to nowhere .. for research purposes only .. but that will change in a few years.

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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=HOLD]

We'll give it our own test drive tonight on News 7 at Six.