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Coming up on News 7-
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It is official.. George W... is coming to Bedford- next week.
What you should know about travel and parking if you're going to the D-Day memorial next week.
After months of debate a decision on where a new Power Line will go.
Answers about the Secret Service and the Jenna Bush arrest.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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President Bush will take a break from Washington next week... and make a trip to Central Virginia.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Good evening...

[D-Day-Parking]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The White House confirmed today that President Bush WILL attend the dedication of Bedford's D-Day Memorial next week.
Bush plans to preview his trip to Europe the next day, and talk about the "strong ties" between America and its allies.
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If YOU want to be there too, police say take a tip from the Boy Scouts and be prepared: for traffic, waiting and weather.
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You won't be able to park at the D-Day Memorial.
Officers will be directing all traffic from Routes 460 and 122 to five satellite parking areas.
You'll THEN have to take a shuttle bus to the site.
The parking lots will open at 6:30 Wednesday morning.
Security there will be tight.
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((LT. TONY SULLIVAN/BEDFORD CITY POLICE: THE BEST ANALOGY TO USE IS PEOPLE SHOULD PREPARE TO ENTER THAT SITE LIKE THEY WOULD TO ENTER AN AIRPORT..))
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That means no coolers, umbrellas, lawn chairs or pocket knives.
Bedford police are expecting between 15 and 20 thousand people that day.
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[Take Pinnacle FS 4618]
If you don't want to brave the crowds on Wednesday, you can join us at 11:00 AM, June 6th for "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom" .. live coverage of the dedication ceremony. [Next page 4619]
And News 7 at 5 AND News 7 at 6 will be broadcast live from the Memorial both June 5th and the 6th.
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[Tech-Plant]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia Tech says it needs more energy. The University wants to more than double the amount of coal burned at its on-campus power plant. But before it can - a permit is needed from the Department of Environmental Quality New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has the story from Blacksburg tonight.
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((Nats of plant Virginia Tech relies on it's power plant to meet growing energy needs, needs they say can be fulfilled efficiently, cost effectively all the while benefiting the environment
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((LARRY HINCKER/TECH SPOKESMAN; IT WOULD REDUCE BY ABOUT 5-MILLION POUNDS A YEAR OF POLLUTANTS IF THIS BOILER 11 PERMIT IS APPROVED.))
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So how does more than doubling the tonnage of coal burned reduce pollution..Tech says the higher capacity in their newest boiler would make it possible to reduce the work in older, more polluting models.
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((BILL MASBURG/SUPPORTS PERMIT; USING THE MOST EFFICIENT EQUIPMENT MAKES A LOT OF ENGINEERING SENSE, ECONOMIC SENSE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SENSE.))
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But not everyone sees the sense in burning more coal with a goal of cleaner air. Instead they see a desperate need for energy conservation on the Virginia Tech campus.
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((ELIZABETH FINE/OPPOSES PERMIT; VIRGINIA TECH'S PLAN WILL ALLOW IT TO WASTE MORE ENERGY MORE EFFICIENTLY AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COMMUNITY'S HEALTH. ))
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((RICHARD HIRSH/SUPPORTS PERMIT WITH CONDITIONS; IF VIRGINIA TECH WERE THE FIRST TO ENCOUNTER SUCH ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS I WOULDN'T BE SO IMPATIENT BUT TECH IS NOT ALONE AND MANY OTHER UNIVERSITIES HAVE AND REDUCED ENERGY WASTE AND MINIMIZED THE NEED TO BURN MORE FUEL ))
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But Tech officials say, they too, have conservation in mind.
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((SPENCER HALL/VT ASST. VP OF FACILITIES; CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF WE HAVE AN EXCELLENT ONGOING ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM, YOU GET BIG SAVINGS BY DOING BIG THINGS.))
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The Department of Environmental Quality is accepting comments on the permit request up until June 15th, no word on when a final decision will be made. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Blacksburg.))

[Power-Line]


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The State Corporation Commission approved a new power line route for American Electric Power.
The line would run through parts of Tazewell, Bland, and Wythe Counties, and end in Jacksons Ferry. [***Powerline MB GRAPHIC***]
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Kate Weidaw joins us to tell us why the commission picked this route.
Jean the commission chose this route over the Cloverdale route
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because it is 43 miles shorter and will affect 60 fewer homes and two fewer byways.
Now with the state's approval AEP has only one more hurdle to jump before the power line can be built.
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((The 765-thousand volt power line will run 90 miles through West Virginia and Virginia. [pre-pro] It will start in Wyoming County, West Virginia and end in Jacksons Ferry.

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((TODD BURNS/AEP: THIS IS AN IMPORTANT PROJECT TO CONTINUE RELIABLE ELECTRIC SERVICE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS.))
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AEP has been working on this project for more than a decade and is happy with the commission's decision. The route will take 18 homes and cross two scenic byways. And since it's 43 miles shorter than the Cloverdale route, A-E-P says it will have less impact on the environment.

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Bland County resident David Muhly has been fighting the project since 19-94.

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((DAVID MUHLY: I'M ALSO DISAPPOINTED THAT NONE OF THE RECOMMENDATION THROUGH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO FULLY PROTECT LAND OWNERS RIGHTS IN TERN RIGHT AWAY EXPANSION WERE CONDENSED.))
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But despite disappointed residents, AEP plans to push forward with the 2-hundred million dollar project.

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((TODD BURNS: THE BOTTOM LINE IS THIS POWER LINE IS DESPERATELY NEEDED TODAY.))
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AEP still needs federal approval before it can begin construction.
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The company hopes to have the power line completed by 2004.

[Allen-Power]


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Speaking of energy- U-S Senator George Allen says drilling in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge is just one part of a comprehensive energy solution.
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But he says that an oil field he describes as "a little old" site half the size of Dulles airport is needed to bring gas prices down.
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((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN/R-VIRGINIA: AND IF YOU THINK OF THE CARIBOU UP THERE IN ALASKA, ESPECIALLY UP THERE ON THE ARCTIC, ON THE ARCTIC SLOPE, THOSE ARE PRETTY HARDY ANIMALS TO SURVIVE THAT KIND OF WINTER. AND SO, HAVING A FEW LITTLE STRUCTURES THERE ON A VERY SMALL PART OF THAT WHOLE AREA, I DON'T THINK IS GONNA HAVE ANY IMPACT WHATSOEVER ON THE WILDLIFE THERE. SO IN MY VIEW, I'M IN FAVOR OF IT.))
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Allen made a pit stop at the gas pumps today to throw his support behind a wide variety of energy solutions -- surprising one customer with his support of solar power.
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((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN/R-VIRGINIA: I THINK SOLAR'S... ON THE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC MATTERS.))
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Allen is in Richmond for the Virginia Republican convention.
It kicks off tomorrow.
On Saturday, Republicans will pick between John Hager and Mark Earley for governor.
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[Hidden-Valley-Mascot]


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When Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke County is built it will be known as the home of the Titans.
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63-percent of Roanoke County high school students voted for the Titan mascot.
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Tonight students announced the decision to the school board.
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((SARAH KOFF/STUDENT: I THINK THE STUDENTS THOUGHT IT WAS LIKE A STRONG POWERFUL FIGURE AND ALSO SOMETHING THEY COULD RALLY BEHIND.))
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Titan was one of five choices students had to vote on, the other choices were Hawk, Eagle, Vanguard, and Trailblazer.
The new school colors on the mascot are blue and gold.
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[Dublin-Award]


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A 7th grade class at Dublin Middle School is 10-thouand dollars richer tonight.
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Barbara Bell's class was presented a check today for winning a National Geographic eco-region contest. Students compared the Pulaski eco-region to that of Hawaii and presented the results on a webpage. 6th through 8th grades across the country were invited to enter the contest. Dublin submitted four entries, one of which took first prize: 10-thousand dollars to spend on educational materials.
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[WIPE TO WEBWATCH PAGE] You can take a look at the winning website by logging on to Webwatch section of our homepage at WDBJ-7-dot-com.
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The search for a Roanoke man missing since last week is over.
That's still ahead on NEws 7.
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And we've seen it before: guns, dogs and swat teams.
Only this time, it's a group of children taking on police.
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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with an historic high school diamond moment for George Wythe high school. The queens of the court in region C Tennis rolls on in Radford. Layman stays home to coach her alma mater.

We'll hear from the VHSL athlete of the year and Felipe is fired in Montreal tonight on the Big 7.))[ID-Standoff]


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Six children are holed up inside an Idaho home.. with no power.. no water.. and perhaps little food.
The children are armed with weapons- their father is dead.. their mother arrested.
Tonight Chris Lawrence with more on this ongoing standoff.
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((Deputies hoping the children just give up and walk out ..could be in for a long wait. Neighbors say they've been taking care of themselves for the past year. They make soup out of lake water and lillies. And they're used to living without any amenities. SHERIFF PHIL JARVIS/BONNER CO., IDAHO: "They have no power, no water, no sewage." The youngest is 8 years old, the oldest 16. And prosecutors are worried about how they'll adjust to life outside the home. PHIL ROBINSON/PROSECUTOR: "Because some of them have just had no contact with other people in so long." On Tuesday deputies came to pick up their mother on a felony warrant. They tricked JoAnn McGuckin, got her away from the house, and arrested her. When deputies tried to take the kids to social services ..McGuckin's teenage son panicked. JARVIS: "And bolted for the house. He yelled for the children still in the house to get the guns." There are 27 vicious dogs on the property. And one of the other kids let them loose. JARVIS: "They attacked the officer. He was able to scatter the dogs by firing his weapon at a couple ..and they ran." The kids are well-armed, and they're good shots. Deputies have backed off ..and refuse to confront the children. "Time's on our side. Time's on our side." The children's older sister could not get them out of the house. Neither could a priest. But sherrifs hope the longer they wait, the calmer the kids will get. Chris Lawrence CBS News.))

[Missing-Man]


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The search for a missing Roanoke man ended this afternoon. Authorities recovered his body in the Roanoke River not far from where he disappeared.
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31- year -old Jeroid (juh-ROD) Alexander Moore had been missing since Friday night. Roanoke Police had attempted to pull him over for driving without headlights, but said he fled from his car in the direction of the river.
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Search and rescue teams worked a stretch of the river in Wasena Park Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, but ultimately it was a fisherman who spotted the body.
The medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
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[Meeting-House]


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A new restaurant in South Roanoke may be forced to shut its doors as early as tomorrow.
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Owners of The Meeting House say the city is taking them to court because they failed to get an occupancy permit before opening.
Owners say the accusation is NOT true.
They say the city issued them a permit months ago, and that the city is just picking on them.
You may remember that the owners of The Meeting House also built Cherry Hill Condominiums in South Roanoke.
The outcome of another pending lawsuit may force them to tear down the top two floors of that project.
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The Meeting House Court date is set for tomorrow.

[McVeigh]


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Eleven days shy of execution, Timothy McVeigh has changed his mind-
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He doesn't want to die- he wants to fight he execution.
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((ROBERT NIGH/MCVEIGH ATTORNEY: THIS DECISION WAS NOT EASY FOR MR. MC VEIGH. HE HAD PREPARED TO DIE. AND HE WAS READY TO DIE. ))
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The convicted Oklahoma City bomber and his lawyers say the F-B-I withheld some 4-thousand pages of evidence intentionally-
They're charging the government with fraud on the court-
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[20:26:08] ((HE RIGHT NOW THINKS WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT THING IN HIS LIFE IS TO HELP BRING INTEGRITY TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.)) [BUTT TO 14:23:45] ((YOU KNOW I DIDN'T HEAR ANYONE SAY THAT THERE IS ANY EVIDENCE THAT TIMOTHY MCVEIGH DID NOT BUILD A BOMB .. DELIVER IT TO OKLAHOMA CITY, AND IGNITE THE BOMB.))
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Attorney General John Ashcroft says he will push to carry out McVeigh's June 11th execution-
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[Jenna-Bush]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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So where were the secret service when President Bush's daughter was arrested?
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19-year old Jenna Bush is accused of trying to buy alcohol at a restaurant with someone else's I-D.
Her twin sister Barbara was there... but were the secret service?
Today the White House would only say this-
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((ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKEMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE MISSION IS TO PROTECT THE LIVES OF THEIR PROTECTEES.. WHETHER THEY ARE FAMILY MEMBERS OR FORMER PRESIDENTS WHOMEVER THEY ARE THE SECRET SERVICE HAS ONE MISSION AND IT IS TO PROTECT THEIR LIVES.))
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President Bush is telling his daughters he loves them a lot, but Fleischer refuses to say wehther the president chewed out his daughters-
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((ARI FLEISCHER: I THINK IT SHOULD ALWAYS BE THE RIGHT OF THE PRESIDENT TO HAVE PRIVATE COVERSATIONS WITH THEIR CHILDREN.))
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The latest incident comes less than a month after Jenna Bush pleaded no contest to a charge of possessing alcohol as a minor.
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[Bus-Ax]


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One day before summer vacation- a school bus accident in Arkansas-
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leaves one high school student dead- and two younger children critically hurt.
The bus collided with a tractor trailor in Mountainburg, Arkansas this afternoon.
Tomorrow is the last day of school in that community.
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[Row-House]


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Age and damage from an old fire are being blamed for a row house collapse in Baltimore.
Workers contracted to demolish the house were inside the second floor when a wall collapsed.
Two men suffered minor injuries and were helped out-
Scaffolding was in place and workers continued demolition throughout the day.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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55-million dollars will change the faces of two Roanoke hospitals.
Find out more next on News 7.
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And later... he's won Olympic gold medals... now he has another world-honor under his belt.
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[Carilion]


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Americans are requiring more and more hospital care.
It's an issue affecting many healthcare providers.
And it's one of the reasons why Carilion Health System says it needs to expand.
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Carilion wants expand and renovate Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The hospital will get a new wing on the back side of the hospital that will house six operating rooms and 144 high tech beds.
Carilion also hopes to renovate Community Hospital and gear it more towards women and children.
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((DR. ED MURPHY/CARILION CEO & PRESIDENT; WE'VE FOUND THAT OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS THE DEMAND FOR OUR SERVICES HAS BEEN GROWING. WE'VE DONE AS MUCH AS WE CAN TO ACCOMMODATE THAT GROWTH AND THE NEED FOR THE SERVICES WITHOUT A MAJOR PROJECT))
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To help accommodate the changes to the hospitals, Carilion also plans to build a thousand space parking garage and child day care center across from R-M-H.
Carilion hopes to start construction in 2002, but the plan must first be approved by the state.
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[Salem-Sheriff]


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[WRITER=jmc]
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A Roanoke County detective plans to run for sheriff of Salem.
Chris Nielsen will announce his candidacy tomorrow.
Nielsen's only opponent so far is Roger Surber, the man who replaced retiring sheriff Everett Obenchain.

[Malls]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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A slowing economy isn't stopping dozens of retailers and restaurants from coming to the Roanoke Valley.
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Towers shopping center will see a Record Exchange, a baby store called Tiny Tots, and a clothing store called Bliss by the end of the summer.
Szechuan owners are building their third Chinese restaurant in the area -- this one will be at Town Square by Roanoke Regional Airport.
Tanglewood and Valley View Malls both say there are deals on the table.
Sources say an Old Navy and Abercrombie and Fitch may be moving in.
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Region C is in the spotlight tonight with baseball, softball and tennis news. Plus, Amy isn't leaving home, Hal's hitting aces and little Morgan hits double 7's at the US Open.
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[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

But first tonight's Extra Point - the Montreal Expos have fired manager Felipe Alou, who has been in Montreal as skipper since 1992. In 1994 he was named the manager of the year in the big leagues. Jeff Torborg is his replacement. It's his fourth stint as manager in the big leagues. And Tony Perez has changed his mind and now says he wants to remain the manager of the Florida Marlins for the rest of the season.
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[S-Wythe]


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The Region C baseball semifinal hit the diamond at Covington high school's Casey Field last night.
Steve Mason has more on George Wythe's history making night against Grayson County.
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[SUPER=34-George Wythe/8/Grayson Co./6; :58]
[SUPER=01-Adam James/George Wythe Left Fielder; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-Rip Worrell/Grayson Co. Head Coach; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:31]
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[S-Battle]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-87 2:00:06]
[GRAPHIC=high school baseball]


In the region C nightcap, defending single A champion John Battle took on up and coming Craig County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Covington/John Battle vs. Craig County; :00]


The field was re-lined after the George Wythe/Grayson game and John Battle wasted little time in breaking it in.
In the top of the first - number 12 Blake Brooks crushes this pitch over the fence,
[SUPER=34-John Battle/3/Craig Co./0;]

scoring Alex Snead and it was two nothing after one.
Craig County star Robert Hypes would connect on this base hit, but Battle shuts out Craig 3 to nothing.
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[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=SOFTBALL]


In Region C softball action, Glenvar beat Grayson County 14-to-1, while Floyd County topped PH Glade Spring 4-to-3 in the semi-finals. Glenvar will play Floyd for the Region C title today at 5.

[S-Layman]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-86 20539tc]
[GRAPHIC=roanoke]

One of the best athletes in Roanoke College history is staying put at the College.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Roanoke College announced yesterday that all-American softball pitcher Amy Layman will stay with the team next year as an assistant coach under Alan Bayse. The Glenvar product is a three-time ODAC player of the year. This year Amy also was named a first team all-american. Each of the past two season she led Roanoke to the NCAA Division 3 championships.
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 (1:45:55)]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis logo]


The Radford Bobcats' girls tennis team won another regional crown this morning. Roy Stanley was on hand as the Cats shot down John Battle.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="First audio...]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Radford vs John Battle; :00]
[SUPER=01-Caroline Downs/Region C Singles Champion; :13]
[SUPER=01-Susan Cox/Radford Head Coach; :38]
[SUPER=@Roy1; :52]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=......news 7 sports."]

((Radford's number one player, Caroline Downs, had already claimed the Region C singles title.
Downs, a doubles champion, moved into the number one spot this year and its her first singles title in regional play.)) ((CAROLINE DOWNS/REGION C SINGLES CHAMPION:)) ((Downs and her teammates would take on John Battle for the regional team championship.
The Bobcats needed to win 5 of the morning singles matches. But Radford completed the sweep winning all six matches to claim the title and advance to the state.
Radford has won three straight state tennis titles.)) ((SUSAN COX/RADFORD HEAD COACH:)) ((DOWNS:)) ((ROY STANLEY:))
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[S-Gray]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (2:02:58)]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo]

Downs and Jenny Gray also combined forces to win the doubles title for Radford today.
Gray also has been named the Virginia High School League's Group A athlete of the year.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="First audio...]

((JENNY GRAY/GROUP A FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR:))
[SUPER=01-Jenny Gray/Group A Female Athlete of The Year; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=......schools athletics.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :]


Gray and her teammates will battle for the state crown at RU late next week.
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[S-Sutton]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-91 14152tc]
[GRAPHIC=PGA TOUR]


The PGA Tour is in Dublin, Ohio this week for the Memorial. Tiger Woods is trying to win this event for third straight year. He's two back after the first 18 trailing both Scott Verplank and Chris Smith.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin, OH/USA; :00]

This afternoon on the picturesque par three 12th hole, Hal Sutton, who shot a one under round today cranked out this iron shot and put it right in the hole for the a hole in one. You can catch the final two rounds this Saturday and Sunday on WDBJ-7.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-96 3720]
[GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP]


The Colorado Avalanche has taken a two games to one lead in the Stanley final. Last night in game three
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ/ABC; :00]

the Avalanche broke open a tied 1-to-1 game in the third period with 2 goals. The final one is as sweet as you'll see as Dan Hinote turns the perfect pass from Ville Nieminem into a winner.
[SUPER=31-Colorado/3/New Jersey/1/Avs Lead 2-to-1;]

The Avs win 3-TO-1. Game four of the series is Saturday night at 8.
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[Paramotor]


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


Crossing the English channel today is no big deal, but what if you did it with a paramotor?
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[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[VO-NAT 14:42:20]
[SUPER=75-Dover, England]

That's exactly how Olympic swimmer Fred Burg- graeve set the world record. This is not the first time he's attempted to cross the channel, but he says the wind and weather cooperated this time for his 70 mile journey. Burggraeve left England and landed in Belgium. He is now officially the first person to cross the channel with a paramotor.
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[Super=X5043 (clears FX)]