[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Don't drink the water south of the border... below the border of Roanoke County, that is.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And the crowds are gone, but the D-Day memorial is open. And war vets can actually see something today.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


In sports, words from the Blacksburg boys soccer team as they prepare for the state final four, upset at the French
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[VO-NAT]

and the high school tennis state championships took the valley by storm, highlights from Blacksburg, Radford, Salem and Rivers Edge.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


More showers and thunderstorms tonight and tomorrow before a warm and dry weekend is on the way. The weather forecast is ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT:26:16]
[IN Q=IT'S NO]

((IT'S NO SURPRISE THE WATER IS NO GOOD HERE.))
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=NO GOOD HERE]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A letter from officials has residents of one local community boiling.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

It's a "well" of inconvenience in Montgomery County.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Prices-Fork]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC1:14:17]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Water testing in a Montgomery County community finds the supply is contaminated by fecal bacteria.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Because of health concerns, Prices Fork residents must boil water used for drinking, cooking and even brushing their teeth.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 1-Shot]
[GRAPHIC=None]

As New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon reports it's a hassle for some and a big problem to fix for officials.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats "water running"]
[SUPER=03-Prices Fork; :06]
[SUPER=01-Jeff McCoy/Snuffy's General Store Owner; :23 QUICK]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; :40]
[SUPER=01-Don Todora/Montgomery Co. Public Service Authority; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Prices Fork.]

(((Nats "water running") You can't SEE or SMELL the water contaminants. But you can HEAR the inconvenience they're causing. [QUICK BITE TC :26:05 "IT'S A BIG HASSLE"] A hassle for general store owner Jeff McCoy because a large part of his business involves water. [NAT BURST ICE TC:31:30]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT :24:40 -:53]
[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 [COVER WITH B-ROLL] MY FOUNTAIN MACHINE I HAD TO DISCONNECT.))
[OUT Q=DISCONNECT]

[NATS TC CASH REGISTER] He estimates lost revenue at 5-hundred dollars a day. McCoy is one of almost 3-hundred customers hoping for quick solution to the problem.
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[SOT :26:39]
[IN Q=I WISH]

((I WISH IT WOULD GET DONE TODAY BUT IT AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN.))
[OUT Q=HAPPEN]

[NAT BURST tc "don talking in well"] Officials say it won't be that soon, but they are working to lift boil restrictions by the end of the month.
On the short term, another filter can be put in the well...but they say for safe, reliable water in the future, more is needed.
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[SOT :35:46 -:59]
[IN Q=ANOTHER OPTION]

((DON TODAORA/MONT. CO. PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY; ANOTHER OPTION IS GOING TO A SECONDARY WATER SOURCE GETTING WATER FROM SOMETHING OTHER THEN THIS WELL AND WE ALSO HAVE ANOTHER WELL IN PRICES FORK, AN OPTION WOULD BE TO ACTUALLY INCREASE THE VOLUME OF THAT WELL.))
[OUT Q=THAT WELL.]

Federal law gives the County until August for a long term solution. Officials say they are negotiating with neighboring towns to hookup to their water supplies. [NATS QUICK JEFF ANYTHING] Jeff McCoy looks forward to that, but says for now he'll do what he can to keep his business running.
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[SOT:27:36]
[IN Q=IT'S EITHER]

((IT'S EITHER GO BUY WATER TO USE OR SHUT THE DOORS YOU GOTTA DO ONE OR THE OTHER AND I DON'T THINK THE BANK WANTS ME TO SHUT THE DOORS.))
[OUT Q=THE DOORS]

Rachel Cannon, News 7, Prices Fork.))
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[DDay-Opens]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-10 TC1:57:22]
[GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial]


The chairs have been folded up, the stage dismantled and the huge crowds have gone home..
While the ceremonies are over, this really is just the beginning for Bedford's D-Day Memorial.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the first day of operations.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=One day after]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Foundation Director; :15]
[SUPER=01-Jim Reffitt/D-Day Veteran; :35]
[SUPER=01-Don Robertson/D-Day Veteran; :42]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=News7, Bedford.]

(( One day after 21- thousand people helped dedicate Bedford's D-Day Memorial, thousands more helped ring in a new era of tourism for Bedford County.
While camera- toting tourists got their first complete look at the monument, D-Day officials were ready to relax a little.
[SOT 18:11:50]

((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.)) [RUNS 12]
[OUT Q=I've enjoyed it.]


Tourists and veterans were enjoying it too.
Many of them were here for the dedication, but had different reasons for coming back.
[SOT 17:59:26]

((JIM REFFITT/D-DAY VETERAN: D-DAY BUDDIES.. I WAS HOPING I COULD SEE SOME OF 'EM.))
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[OUT Q=some of 'em.]
[SOT 18:03:39]

((DON ROBERTSON/D-DAY VETERAN: IT'S OURS, IT'S US, YOU KNOW.. AND IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHY I CAME BACK TODAY, IT'S BECAUSE WE WERE SITTING SO FAR BACK YOU COULDN'T SEE ANYTHING WITH BINOCULARS.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=with binoculars.]


Today was perfect, however.. a cool breeze swept the plaza as Robertson and his fellow vets took in the sights, swapped stories and signed a few autographs.
[natsot 18:07:58]

((THANK YOU VERY MUCH, SURE DO APPRECIATE IT, THANKS A LOT.))
[RUNS= 03]


With no security and no huge crowds, there was time for a visitor to sit down and relax and appreciate the magnitude of the memorial.
[natsot 18:22:23]

((WHAT'S THE SMALLEST SIZE YOU HAVE?))
[RUNS= 02]


The only lines were in the gift shop, which was packed with people wanting to take a part of the memorial home with them.
For the veterans, memories of the past few days are priceless.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))

[fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kle]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC1:54:45]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Firefighters put out a house fire early this morning on Fugate Avenue in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Flames were contained to one room in the house.
There were no reported injuries and no one was home at the time of the fire.
Authorities estimate some 35-thousand dollars in damage caused mostly by smoke.
The Red Cross will help the renters of the house find a new home.
Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of the fire.
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[Kirby]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC56:03]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Halifax County woman is breathing a big sigh of relief tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax]


Estelle Marie Kirby was arrested in January and charged with committing a murder that happened in Michigan back in 1970.
Kirby maintained her innocence and was fighting extradition.
Today, Michigan prosecutors dropped all charges after witnesses in the case could not identify Kirby.
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[SOT :03:30]
[IN Q=I felt good]

((ESTELLE MARIE KIRBY: I FELT GOOD. I FELT HAPPY AND LIGHT IN MY SOUL. I TOLD MY SON I JUST FEEL SO HAPPY. I SAID SOMETHING GOOD IS GOING TO HAPPEN.))
[SUPER=07-Estelle Marie Kirby]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=is going to happen]
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[VO-NAT]


Defense Attorney's produced documents showing Kirby was living and working in Halifax during that time.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Next on News 7, Democrats go into high gear, as next week's primary gets closer
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And Mill Mountain Zoo's Snow Leopard cubs may soon be ready to face the world.
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[AG-Democrats]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC1:56:24]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The Democratic candidate for Governor, Mark Warner, won't have any opposition in next week's party primary, but the rest of the statewide ticket is still up in the air.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And with just a few days to go, the candidates are vying for the voters' attention.
[ANCHOR=Keith 1-Shot]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


Today two of the four Democrats running for attorney general were campaigning here in western Virginia.
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is downtown tonight where John Edwards has been rallying his local supporters.
[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Keith, with four candidates in this race, and no clear frontrunner, there is a lot riding on the final miles of the primary campaign.
That's the message John Edwards delivered to his supporters here this afternoon.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Candidate for Attorney General; :18]
[SUPER=01-Del. Whitt Clement/(D) Candidate for Attorney General; :50]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=in southside and southwest Virginia.]

((Danville Delegate Whitt Clement was also on the stump, campaigning with Bob Crouch, former U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.
Travelling from Danville to Roanoke then on to Charlottesville and Richmond, Clement told reporters he would bring the best combination of experience and geographic balance to the statewide ticket.
[SOT 12:58]
[IN Q=We've lost seven of the last nine]

((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE'VE LOST SEVEN OF THE LAST NINE STATEWIDE ELECTIONS. YOU ANALYZE WHERE THOSE LOSSES HAVE BEEN. THEY'VE BEEN IN THE RURAL AREAS. MARK WARNER LOOKS STRONG, BUT HE NEEDS A STRONG PRESENCE IN OUR RURAL COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHSIDE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=in southside and southwest Virginia.]))
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[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and JoeD/Microwave]



[McEachin]


[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-21 TC1:02:28]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


Richmond area Delegate Donald McEachin wrapped up his fight for the Democratic nomation for Attorney General today with a final push on his number one issue.
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[SOT 10:46:43]
[IN Q=I believe that guns should]

((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;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=property, period, no exceptions.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


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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[Anchor=Shannon]
[SS=HOLD]


Richmond lawyer Sylvia Clute is the fourth candidate for the Democratic nomination for A-G.
Tuesday's primary is open to all registered voters.

[Kilgores]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-15 TC1:12:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's been a joke among reporters for years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday;]


But this week, identical twin brothers Terry and Jerry Kilgore made the joke themselves.
Republicans nominating Jerry Kilgore for Attorney General would get "two for the price of one" on the campaign trail.
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[SOT 12:40:01]
[IN Q=Just think of the benefits.]

((DEL. TERRY KILGORE/JERRY KILGORE'S BROTHER: JUST THINK OF THE BENEFITS. TWO EVENTS IN ONE DAY. JERRY CAN BE IN FAIRFAX COUNTY. I CAN BE IN FRANKLIN COUNTY. NOW MAYBE THE OTHER CANDIDATES CAN'T MAKE BOTH EVENTS. BUT JERRY WILL BE THERE. OR AT LEAST A LIKE IMAGE.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Terry Kilgore/Jerry Kilgore's Brother:]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=at least a like image.]
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[VO-NAT]


Terry Kilgore is a member of the House of Delegates from Scott County in southwest Virginia.
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[NS-Fiber]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-22 TC53:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Railroad tracks on your property could mean extra cash in your bank account.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


A Norfolk Southern subsidiary called "T-Cubed" got the go-ahead from the courts to install fiber optic cable along its tracks.
Landowners in 15 states including Virginia could get thirty one thousand dollars for every mile of cable laid through their property. [PRE PRO]
In pink you can see cable is already being laid along railroad track from Chicago to Northern Virginia.
In blue is a route under development that may pass through Lynchburg.
N-S says there are no immediate plans to lay cable in Roanoke, but you can see in green that the possibility does exist.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


Roanoke-based Optical Cable Corporation says this could be a great business opportunity.
Optical Cable has supplied cable to Norfolk Southern in the past, but there is currently not a deal on the table.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The technology sector led an advance on Wall Street today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/20.50/11090.74/x/46.27/2264.00;]
[ANCHOR=Shanon 2-Shot]


The DOW gained 20-and a half points.
NASDAQ rose 46.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[Lottery-Drawing]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VA Lottery ]


Virginia Lottery drawings are coming back to your Hometown Station.
Drawings will air Monday through Saturday during News 7 at Eleven beginning June 16-th.

[Allen]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC1:27:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's NOT often that you hear politicians trumpeting the successes of other politicians.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday;]


But at this week's Virginia Republican convention, there were two outright predictions from the podium about Senator George Allen's future.
Independent Virgil Goode says Allen may help Virginia seize from Ohio:
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[SOT 10:56:49 ]
[IN Q=The title of the homeplace]

((REP. VIRGIL GOODE/I-FIFTH DISTRICT: THE TITLE OF THE HOMEPLACE OF PRESIDENTS.))
[SUPER=@Goode;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=homeplace of presidents.]
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[VO-NAT]


Allen's senior partner in the U-S Senate set his sights for Allen a little bit lower.
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[SOT TAPE ONE 11:23:37]
[IN Q=I predict that someday your]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VIRGINIA: I PREDICT THAT SOMEDAY YOUR SON, YOUR FORMER GOVERNOR, OUR LOVED FRIEND GEORGE ALLEN WILL BE MAJORITY LEADER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Warner/(R) Virginia;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=the United States of America!]
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[VO-NAT]


Allen is in his first year as a U-S Senator.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Single and double boys and girls temmis state championship action for ya, we will update you on the Roanoke Steam,,
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[VO-NAT]


andthe Blacksburg boys soccer team is preparing for it's 7th straight trip to the state final four.
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-91]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo]


The Group Two A singles champion is Matt Stillwagon of Handley High school in Winchester.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :]


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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I mean...]
[SUPER=01-Matt Stillwagon/Group AA Singles Champion; :]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=....off the court."]
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[S-Court]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-96 (41:55)]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo]


The Group A singles championship was a repeat of last years title match 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]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=......this year."]
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 (5:08)]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo]


Radford would also claim the Girls Group A singles tennis championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :]


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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[TALENT=Steve]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


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]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-99]
[GRAPHIC=French Open]


Another upset at the French Open.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roland Garros, France; :00]

as jennifer Capriati, the Australian Open champ, reaches the French Open final after beating top-seed Martina Hingis today.
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]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-97]
[GRAPHIC=Group 2A soccer]


Blacksburg competes in it's seventh straight group 2A boys soccer state semifinal tomorrow at six PM at Cave Spring Junior.
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[VO-NAT]
[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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="i]
[SUPER=01-Harper Thornsen/Returns from Broken Collar Bone; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=....little bit"]
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[VO-NAT]


Experience at the final four should also give the Indians a lift against Chancellor tomorrow.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="we]

(())
[SUPER=01-Shawn Cruise/Scored 2 Goals in Quarterfinals; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shelley Blumenthal/Blacksburg Head Coach; :12]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=....to attack our strengths"]
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-81]
[GRAPHIC=Steam]


The Roanoke Steam is 5 and 4 on the season and has won four in a row. The team plays the Louisville Fire tomorrow night in Louisville on what is truning out to be a long road trip.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="the]
[SUPER=01-Steven Jerry/Steam Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=...period of time"]
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-89]
[GRAPHIC=NBA playoffs]

The Lakers got their wake up call last night, losing to the 76ers 107-101 in overtime in game one of the NBA championship. Shack dropped 44 and Iverson 48. The answer had words for those who bet on a Lakers sweep.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Allen Iverson/Scored 48 Points Last Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shaquille O'Neal/44 Points, 20 Rebounds Last Night; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=....enthusiasm"]
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[S-Lazenby]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-92 12906TC]
[GRAPHIC=LAZENBY 6318]

Wytheville's Roland Lazenby, who now lives in Roanoke and teaches at Virginia Tech, is at the NBA Finals. The author of more than 40 books is now a TV producer.
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[VO-NAT]

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.
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[Snow-Leopard]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC1:17:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

If you want to see the new snow leopard cubs at Mill Mountain Zoo you'll have to wait just a little while longer.
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[VO-NAT :10]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The cubs are growing by about half a pound a week, but experts say they're not quite old enough to go on display. The zoo will wait until the CUBS decide when the time is right.
(///// SOT at :10 /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They're a little too young...]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: THEY'RE A LITTLE TOO YOUNG TO VENTURE OUT ON THIER OWN SO IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THEY SHOULD BE MORE THAN CURIOUS ENOUGH TO COME OUT ON EXHIBIT AND THEN THE PUBLIC WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THEM LIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Dave Wood/Mill Mountain Zoo;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=will be able to see them live.]
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[VO-NAT]

During their weekly checkup this morning the cubs were weighed and vaccinated. Wood says they're beginning to show signs of interest in the outside world and that mom, Tasha, is spending more and more time away from the babies. (------------)