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Coming up -
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Will Timothy McVeighs execution be delayed again- A court rules tonight.
Two cars collide on Route 22O.. one crashes into a store.
And lightning strikes- and of all places- an oil refinery.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]


Plus when you can expect to get a tax credit check-
News 7 is next.

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A court of appeals tonight rejects Timothy McVeigh's latest request to delay his execution.
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[SOT 20:09:13]
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((MR. MCVEIGH DOES NOT WANT US TO TRY TO STOP HIS EXECTUION. HE IS PREPARED TO DIED AND NOW WANTS TO MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS TO DIE ON MONDAY.))
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[OUT Q=die on Monday.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=News 7 at Eleven]


Good evening...

[McVeigh]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some thought Tim McVeigh would take his case all the way to the United States Supreme Court.
Tonight we find out that will not happen.
McVeigh has apparently told his attorneys not to purse any more appeals- he will die on Monday.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean and Gretchen/Newspath;]


Gretchen Carlson has been following this case. She joins us with the latest developments from Denver Colorado.
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[SUPER=01-Gretchen Carlson/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Denver, CO]
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[SUPER=01-Robert Nigh/McVeigh Attorney;]
[SUPER=01-Richard Burr/McVeigh Attorney]
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[OUT Q=end the appeals process]

((It took only a few hours for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to seal Timothy McVeighs fate.
(SOT: Robert Nye, McVeigh Attorney)

He will not take this to the Supreme Court It was the second time in as many days that a court of law turned down the Oklahoma City bombers request for a stay of execution. And with his decision not to take an appeal to the Supreme Court, McVeigh's execution at the federal prison in Terre Haute will now go on as scheduled Monday morning at 7 am local time.
(SOT: Richard Burr/McVeigh's Attorney)

At ground zero in Oklahoma, most people expressed relief, even joy at the courts ruling.
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But it was a more somber moment in Pendleton, New York, where Tim McVeighs father had no comment after his sons decision to end the appeals process.))
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[Boty-School]


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Botetourt County's first all black school has its original name back.
Tonight the school board voted to rename William Clark Middle School back to Central Academy.
Kate Weidaw tells us some residents are calling this five year battle a victory for Botetourt County's history.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Paine/Former Central Academy Student;:18]
[SUPER=01-William Whitaker/Former Central Academy Teacher;:34]
[SUPER=01-Barrie Bunn/Botetourt Co. School Board Member;:58]
[SUPER=01-Jim Ruhland/Botetourt Co. School Board Memeber;1:08]
[SUPER=01-Verlina Hilton/Former Central Academy Student;1:23]
[SUPER=@Kate2;1:28]
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[OUT Q=kw news7 botetourt County.]

((William Clark Middle School was built in the 1950's as the first black school in Botetourt County. Years later it became Botetourt Intermediate and in the 90's became William Clark. That name never stuck well with former students of Central Academy.

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((MELINDA PAINE: WE GOT OUR START AT CENTRAL ACADEMY AND IT MEANS A LOT TO US WHO STARTED THERE AND ALL WE'RE ASKING YOU TO DO IS PUT YOURSELF IN OUR SPOT.))
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William Whitaker was a teacher and coach at Central Academy. He told the school board he taught students to take pride in what the school offered them.

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((WILLIAM WHITAKER/FORMER TEACHER: AS LONG AS YOU LIVE YOU WILL BE A PRODUCT OF CENTRAL ACADEMY SCHOOL AND WHEN I LOOKED UP AND SEEN IT HAD BEEN CHANGED ALL THE THINGS I SAID CHANGES.))
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In the end two out of the five school board members voted against the change. Barrie Bunn said he felt the name change to William Clark was a fair process.

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((BARRIE BUNN: WE DID THIS RIGHT, I'M SORRY I CAN'T BACK OFF THAT.))
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Jim Ruhland chose not to vote.

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((JIM RUHLAND: I'M PROUD OF WILLIAM CLARK AND IT STANDS GOOD ON OAK WOOD ROAD IN BOTETOURT CO.))
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The three votes for the name change means as of July first Central Academy will be back.

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((VERLINA HINTON: IT'S AN HONOR TO OUR HISTORY OF THE WHOLE COUNTY AND NOW WE CAN ALL CELEBRATE IT TOGETHER.))
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The board says it hopes the school will make the history of Central Academy part of the curriculum so students understand why the name is changing. Kate Weidaw News7 Botetourt County.))

[Taxes]


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With a sign of a pen... Americans will have more money in their pockets. We'll tell you when you can expect your tax refund in just a minute.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


President Bush today signed into law the biggest tax cut in two decades.
The ten- year package gives almost all households a refund.
Singles will receive up to three hundred dollars...single parents will get 5-hundred dollars and married couples six hundred.
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[SOT 14:12:01]
[IN Q=A year ago]

((A YEAR AGO A TAX CUT WAS AN IMPOSSIBILITY, SIX MONTHS AGO IT WAS A LIABILITY TODAY IT BECOMES A REALITY.))
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[OUT Q=becomes a reality.]
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In addition to cutting tax rates the more than one trillion dollar package also eases the marriage penalty, repeals the estate tax and doubles the child tax credit.
But many of the credits will take years to phase in.
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[Checks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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So when will you get the tax refund check.
It depends on your social security number.
The lower the last two numbers the sooner you'll see the cash.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
If the last two digits of your social security number-are between zero zero and zero nine- the checks will go out the week of July 23rd. [REVEAL SECOND LINE]
Those at the end ... with numbers between 90 and 99.. won't see checks until the end of September.
For married couples filing jointly the first Social Security number on the return will be used.
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[Store-Ax]


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A car accident destroys the front of an antique store in Boones Mill, and wrecks plans for the store's Grand Opening.


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Shortly after six this evening two cars collided near the Citgo on 220, and one of them ended up on the porch of Decades Antiques and Accessories. The store owner says this is going to put a dent in her Grand Opening.
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[SOT15:39:13]
[IN Q= I had my]

((KIM MARCINCZYK/DECADES OWNER; I HAD MY GRAND OPENING PLANNED. I RAN AN AD, I WAS GOING TO HAVE IT ON SATURDAY. I WAS GOING TO HAVE REFRESHMENTS AND FOOD AND SO AFTER ALL THIS, I GUESS I CAN'T HAVE MY GRAND OPENING ANYMORE.))
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[OUT Q=grand opening anymore.]
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The store owner says she looked up to see the car in mid air, headed towards the porch where she was working. The car missed her- but took out two columns and smashed some of the furniture.
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[DDay-Opens]


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Bedford's newest tourist attraction opened for business today as thousands of people continue to flock to the D-Day Memorial.
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The crowds were much more manageable today, one day after 21- thousand people attended the monument's dedication.

This was also a chance for D-Day organizers to take a step back and reflect on their hard work.
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[IN Q=Literally didn't]

((RICHARD BURROW/D-DAY FOUNDATION DIRECTOR: LITERALLY DIDN'T WANT TO OVERLY WORK TODAY, I JUST WANTED TO COME OUT AND SORT OF ENJOY IT AND WATCH PEOPLE HERE, AND IT'S BEEN VERY GOOD FOR ME TO DO THAT, I'VE ENJOYED IT.))
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[OUT Q=I've enjoyed it.]
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Many of today's visitors attended the ceremony yesterday but couldn't see much because of the crowds and tight security.
The monument is open from ten to five Tuesday through Sunday.
Starting next week, a ten dollar annual parking fee will be charged.
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[Lottery-drawing]


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Virginia Lottery drawings are coming back to your hometown station.
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Executive Director Penelope Kyle revealed that two former radio personalities will announce the winning numbers. Bill Bevins has been with the Lottery since the beginning and will host the afternoon drawings.
Newcomer Mikki Spencer will host the drawings in the evenings in addition to other things...
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[IN Q=We have picked two]

((PENELOPE W. KYLE/VIRGINIA LOTTERY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: WE HAVE PICKED THE BEST, SHE WILL NOW WORK IN THE EVENINGS AND BE THE WEEKEND DRAW SHOW HOST, AND SHE WILL ALSO BE IN CHARGE OF OUR ANNUAL EVENTS SUCH AS THE STATE FAIR.))
[SUPER=01-Penelope Kyle/Virginia Lottery Executive Director; :10 QUICK!!!]
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[OUT Q=annual events such as the State Fair]
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Drawings will air Monday through Saturday during News 7 at Eleven beginning June 16-th.
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[Tease1]
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Next on News 7, new reports link a missing intern to a Congressman.
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And there's something in the water in Prices Fork... something that has residents worried.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Missing-Intern]


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An intern who has been missing for nearly six weeks is said to have spent the night at a congressman's house.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]

Police say California Congressman Gary Conduit admitted that 24 year old intern, Chandra Levy, did spend the night at his D-C apartment. Conduit denies ever making that statement to the police and his office is remaining quiet about the investigation. And at this time, police say that Conduit is not a suspect.
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[IN Q=Whatever sources]

((CHARLES RAMSEY/WASHINGTON, DC POLICE CHIEF; WHATEVER SOURCES WERE CITED WERE NOT OFFICIAL SOURCES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
RIGHT NOW, WE HAVE NOTHING THAT WOULD CONNECT THE CONGRESSMAN WITH HER DISAPPEARANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Ramsey/Washington, DC Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=her disappearance.]
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Levy was last seen April 30th- Since then police have launched a nationwide investigation into her disappearance. It is still being treated as a missing person's case and not as a crime.
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[Prices-Fork]


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Water is supposed to be safe to drink,... but residents in one Montgomery County community are being told to boil their water- because of bacteria contamination.
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[SUPER=03-Prices Fork;]

Officials placed 276-customers in Prices Fork under boil restrictions after testing the area's two wells. They say increased rainfall may be to blame because high volume prevents water from being adequately filtered. Water used to cook, drink or brush teeth must be brought to a rolling boil for one minute.
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[IN Q=I've had to]

((JEFF MCCOY/SNUFFY'S GENERAL STORE OWNER; I'VE HAD TO BUY ALL MY ICE WHERE I'D USE TO PRODUCE IT I HAD TO BUY TWO NEW COFFEE POTS WHERE I CAN POUR WATER INTO IT MY FOUNTAIN MACHINE I HAD TO DISCONNECT, MY CAPPUCCINO MACHINE I HAD TO DISCONNECT.))
[SUPER=01-Jeff McCoy/Snuffy's General Store Owner;]
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[OUT Q=to disconnect. DOUBLE OUT!!!!]
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To fix the problem, the County says it may add more filters, close the well and rely solely on the a second well, or tap into a neighboring community's water supply.
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[Kirby]


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A Halifax County woman is relieved tonight-- now that prosecutors have dropped murder charges against her.
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[VO-NAT]
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Estelle Marie Kirby was arrested in January and charged with a murder that happened in Michigan thirty years ago.
Defense Attorneys produced documents showing Kirby was living and working in Halifax during that time.
Prosecutors in Michigan today dropped the charges after witnesses in the case could not identify Kirby.
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[SOT 4:00]
[IN Q=Its been awful]

((ESTELLE MARIE KIRBY: ITS BEEN AWFUL, BEEN AWFUL. ITS BEEN JUST LIKE A NIGHTMARE, YOU WALKING AROUND AND THE NIGHTMARE WITH YOUR EYES OPEN, THATS THE WAY ITS BEEN.))
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[OUT Q=the way its been]
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Kirby says her faith in God is what helped her get through.
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[AG-Democrats]


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With less than a week before Virginia Democrats choose their statewide ticket, the candidates for attorney general are vying for the voters attention.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


John Edwards ended his day rallying supporters in downtown Roanoke.
During his appearance here and in news conferences in Norfolk and Richmond, Edwards emphasized his record on women's issues including his support for abortion rights.
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[IN Q=And the question is]

((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: AND THE QUESTION IS, WHO HAS A TRACK RECORD THAT IS RELIABLE AND CONSISTENT. WHO CAN WOMEN BEST TRUST TO PROTECT THEIR INTERESTS IN THIS RACE. I THINK I AM THE CANDIDATE WOMEN CAN TRUST THE MOST.))
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[OUT Q=can trust the most.]
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Danville Delegate Whitt Clement was also in Roanoke today, campaigning with Bob Crouch, the former U.S. Attorney for the western district of Virginia.
Clement touted his support among law enforcement officials, and suggested he would bring the best combination of experience and geographical balance to the statewide ticket.
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[SOT CLEMENT 11:08]
[IN Q=We've lost]

((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE'VE LOST SEVEN OF THE LAST NINE STATEWIDE ELECTIONS. MARK WARNER LOOKS STRONG NOW, BUT ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN SIX MONTHS, AND HE NEEDS TO DO WELL IN OUR MORE RURAL AREAS.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Whitt Clement/(D) Candidate for Attorney General]
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[OUT Q=in our more rural areas.]
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There are four candidates in Tuesday's primary, including Edwards, Clement, Richmond attorney Sylvia Clute, and Henrico County Delegate Don McEachin.

[McEachin]


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McEachin wrapped up his fight for the nomation today with a final push on his number one issue.
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[SOT 10:46:43]
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((DONALD MCEACHIN/D-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: I BELIEVE THAT GUNS SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, PERIOD, NO EXCEPTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Donald McEachin/(D) Candidate for Attorney General;]
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[OUT Q=property, period, no exceptions.]
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McEachin appeared today with his three daughters and wife -- a former city prosecutor herself -- for his final news conference before Tuesday's primary.
He says Whitt Clement and John Edwards were wrong to make an exception that allows teens who hunt to keep their guns in their vehicles on school property.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Lightning sets off a huge fire at an oil refinery.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And what happens when a truck-load of pigs make a break for it? You have a pig-roundup.
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[Plant-Fire]


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Lightning struck a gasoline tank in Louisiana
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[VO-NAT 16:54:13]
[SUPER=03-Norco, LA]

sparking a blaze at an oil refinery.
The lightning struck igniting gasoline that floated on top of the tank-
Hazardous materials teams are trying to keep the blaze away from the materials inside the tank.
People living nearby have been ordered to stay inside- so far no reports of injuries.
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[Bee-Stings]


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For most people, bee-stings and bug bites are painful --but not life threatening.
But for those who have a severe reaction it can be serious.
In fact, more than 500-thousand people are hospitalized each year because of stings and bites.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


That's why when you get stung it's important to determine the severity of your reaction right away.
That way, you know whether to seek medical help.
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[IN Q=If you're going to have]

((LARRY HILL/HILL'S-CROUCH PHARMACY:IF YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A SEVERE REACTION IT NORMALLY STARTS IMMEDIATELY. IT WILL START SPREADING THROUGH THE BODY, YOU GET DIZZY, FEELING, NAUSEA, HIVES, DIFFICULTY BREATHING AND SWALLOWING))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hill/Hill's-Crouch Pharmacy;]
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[OUT Q=breathing and swallowing]
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[VO-NAT]


If you know you're allergic -- bee-sting kits are available by prescription.
But mild reactions like swelling and irritation can be helped with hydrocortisone or home remedies.
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[SOT22:54:19]
[IN Q=Baking soda and meat tenderizer]

((BAKING SODA AND MEAT TENDERIZER YOU CAN MIX WITH PASTE AND WATER AND THAT WILL HELP REDUCE THE LOCAL EFFECT))
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[OUT Q=the local effect]
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[VO-NAT]


One important reminder is to never remove the stinger with tweezers --use a blunt object such as a credit card instead to avoid putting more venom into the skin.
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[Pig-roundup]


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Residents in one small town woke up to the pitter patter of little feet Wednesday night, hundreds of them to be exact.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arad, Romania]


A truck that was carrying the pigs to slaughter in Romania overturned, setting the animals loose.
Once free- the pigs stampeded nearby feilds ruining everything that stood in the way.
The driver was slightly injured in the crash-
Authorites are investigating to figure out what caused the crash.
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[S-Extra]


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State high school tennis championship action for ya and game six of the Stanley Cup finals
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :00]


but first our extra point. The Chicago Cubs didn't get a hit until there were two out in the ninth, then came back to pull out a 4-to-3, ten-inning victory over St. Louis. Sammy Sosa scored the winning run in the tenth on Rondell White's single to center. The victory is Chicago's tenth straight at Wrigley Field and it gives them a five-game lead over the Redbirds in the National League central.
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[S-NHL]


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Game six of the Stanley Cup finals between New Jersey and Colorado faced off last night as the Avalanche, trailing 3 games to 2, hoped to fight off elimination.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/ABC; :00]


Ray Bourke, hoping his 22 year NHL career would not end without a cup.
Patrick Roy, the old yet sure handed goalie for the AVS, would keep his teammates dream alive with brilliant goaltending in the early going.
Then, at the 18:02 mark of the first period, Colorado's Adam Foote rips rope from the right side to make it 1-nothing Avalanche.
[SUPER=31-Colorado/4/New Jersey/0;]


After another Avalanche goal that made it 2-nothing, Chris Drury simply schools the Devils defense and buries the puck at the 18:27 mark of the second, 3-nothing Colorado and they win game six 4-nothing. Game seven head back to Colorado.
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[S-Tennis]


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Handley high school's Matt Stillwagon is the group Two A singles tennis champion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :]


Today, Stillwagon would face Jendric Stein of Heritage High school in Lynchburg and fall behind by a set.
But using a strong baseline game he rallied winning the final two sets 6-2, 6-3 to claim the state singles title.
Stillwagon was the runner up last year.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I mean...]
[SUPER=01-Matt Stillwagon/Group AA Singles Champion; :]
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[OUT Q=....off the court."]
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[S-Court]


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The Group A singles championship was a rematch of last years finals between Derick Wood of J.J. Kelly and Radford's Shaan Goswami.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


In a match that lasted nearly three hours, Wood opened defense of his title by curising through the first set with a 6 to 4 win.
But Goswami, who lost in three sets last year, bounced back winning the second set by the same score 6-4 and then he claimed the title by winning the tie breaker 7-5.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm suppose...]
[SUPER=01-Derick Wood/Runner Up; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shaan Goswami/Group A Singles Champion; :16]
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[OUT Q=......beat him off the court."]
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[S-Girls]


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The girls group A state singles crown was claimed by Radford.
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The Matches were moved inside at Virginia Tech because of the rain. Caroline Downs, the regional champion, would cruise to a straight set win over Meredith Pack of Randolph Henry.
Downs gets the 6-1, 6-0 win for her first state singles title.
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In the Group Two A girls state singles match, Blakley Griffith of Loudon County beat Trista McGlothin or Richlands 6-0, 6-0.


[S-French]


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Andre makes an exit on the men' side of the French Open, now top the top seed on the women's draw is sent packing.


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[VO-NAT]
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Jennifer Capriati, the Australian Open champ, reaches the French Open final after beating top-seed Martina Hingis yesterday.
Capriati's groundstrokes were overwhelming in a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Capriati will face 12th-seeded Kim Clijsters (KLY'-sturz) in Saturday's title match.
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[S-Blacksburg]


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Blacksburg can call the state boys soccer final four home. The Indians will battle in their seventh straight semifinal tonight at six PM at Cave Spring Junior.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/State Quarterfinals; :00]


The Indians reached the final four by downing Marion in the quarters. The return of goalie Harper Thornsen has been key.
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Experience at the final four should also give the Indians a lift against Chancellor tomorrow.
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[OUT Q=....to attack our strengths"]
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17 and 3 William Byrd plays Jamestown at eight o'clock in the other semifinal

[S-Steam]


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The 5 and 4 Roanoke Steam is riding a four game win streak heading into tonight's game against the Louisville Fire in Louisville. The road trip adds to the challenge.
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[S-Lazenby]


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George Lynch isn't the only local star at the NBA finals. Wytheville's Roland Lazenby, who lives in Roanoke and teaches at Virginia Tech, is there.
The author has momentarily put down the typewriter and taken a seat in the TV producer's chair.
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Lazenby spent all of 1999 with the Lakers and Kobe Bryant penning the successful book "Mad Game." Because of that, Lazenby was hired to serve as the producer for the syndicated documentary on Kobe - titled "Child of Destiny." You can catch Lazenby's work this coming Sunday at one pm right here on WDBJ-7. (------------)