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Coming up on News 7-
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Bacteria and school don't mix.. but how do you get the mold out? Tonight some answers.
Not too many things are free.. but one area attraction extends it's free admission for another week.
Plus a day of boating turns treacherous- for a family including a baby.
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News 7 is next.

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[SOT 19:09:13]
[IN Q=We found rooms]

((JOHN OWEN/IMEC ENGINEERS: WE FOUND ROOMS IN THE BUILDING THAT HAD NEVER BEEN PROPER VENTILATION, AS A MATTER OF FACT HAD NO VENTILATION DUCT CONNECTED TO THEM FOR 29 YEARS..))
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[OUT Q=for 29 years.]
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Major design flaws have contributed to mold and health problems at Jefferson Forest High School over the years.. but consultants believe they have the solution.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening...

[Jefferson-Forest]


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About 150 parents, students and teachers turned out tonight to hear just how bad the mold problem was at Jefferson Forest and what was being done to correct it.
Steve Smallshaw has more from Bedford County.
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[IN Q=The good news]
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[SUPER=01-John Owen/IMEC Engineers; :22]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Susan Blevins/Microbiologist; :40]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Cree/JFHS Biology Teacher; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Alan Druschitz/Parent; 1:15]
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(( The good news: just 25 percent of the classrooms at Jefferson Forest High School have some sort of mold problem.. the bad news: the remaining 75 percent are so badly ventilated they too are capable of making students physically ill.
The poor ventilation not only promotes the growth of unhealthy bacteria like stachybotrys, it also produces high levels of carbon dioxide.
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((JOHN OWEN/IMEC ENGINEERS: THE RESULT OF THAT IS.. ..CO2 ELEVATION.))
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[OUT Q=CO2 elevation.]


Engineers have been testing, cleaning and removing contaminated material from the building since it closed in April.
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((DR. SUSAN BLEVINS/MICROBIOLOGIST: 83 PERCENT WILL BE EFFECTIVELY RETURNED TO LEVELS AFTER CLEANING AND REMOVING OF CEILING TILES. SO THAT'S NOT EXTENSIVE CONTAMINATION BY ANY MEANS.))
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[OUT Q=by any means.]


Scientists say the solution is ventilation.. 1-point-6 million dollars is being spent to clean the building and install new ventilation and dehumidifying units.
Some were satisfied with the presentation.. others were not.
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((SHARON CREE/JFHS BIOLOGY TEACHER: I THINK THEY'VE GOT A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING.. ..CLEANING THAT THEY'RE DOING.))
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[OUT Q=that they're doing.]
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((ALAN DRUSCHITZ/PARENT: THEY REALLY HAVEN'T PROVEN THEY KNOW WHAT THE CAUSE IS. WITHOUT KNOWING THE CAUSE, YOU CAN'T SOLVE THE PROBLEM.))
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[OUT Q=solve the problem.]


Copies of the test results have been made public, along with the administration's timetable to fix the problem and get students back in class this fall.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

[Gypsy-Moths]


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Gypsy moths--- they can kill trees. Now the effort is on to keep them out of Roanoke County.
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Four airplanes took to the skies today over the Cave Spring and Bent Mountain areas.
The Department of Agriculture says it's spraying more than 72 thousand acres over the next week.
Officials say they are using "pesticide," but it's NON-TOXIC to humans and animals.
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[SOT]

[FIRST SOUND BITE ON FEED TAPE FROM BLACKSBURG]
[IN Q=What we are doing]

((MIKE QUESINBERRY/U. S. FOREST SERVICE: WHAT WE ARE DOING IS WE'RE APPLYING A PHEROMONE TO DISRUPT THE MATING OF THE GYPSY MOTH IN ROANOKE, MONTGOMERY AND PARTS OF FLOYD COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=parts of Floyd County.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gypsy moths killed thousands of trees last year, including some in Bedford and Allegheny counties.
Officials say their next stop would surely be Roanoke County if spraying didn't begin soon.
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[D-Day-Parking]


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Visitors have another week before parking fees kick-in at the National D-Day Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/Thursday]


More than 20-thousand people turned out for the dedication ceremony on Wednesday, and more than 40-thousand people have visited the site since Thursday.
Foundation officials say visitation has exceeded expectations.
They say they decided to extend the inaugural period through Father's Day, June 17th as a thank you to the Bedford Community, and supporters across the region.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center


[Abortion-Blast]


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More violence... yet another bombing-
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[VO-NAT 20:15:26]
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this one at a Tacoma medical clinic that apparently performs abortions.
The explosion caused minor damage and no one was hurt at the Westgate Medical Clinic.
Officials say a bomb was placed at the back door- the area is cordoned off and the FBI is investigating.
Police have not determined a motive.
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[Edwards]


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Roanoke Senator John Edwards returned to the area to finish his campaign run for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.
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Edwards last stop before the Democratic primary election was in Salem today.
The Democratic primary is tomorrow.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/(D) CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL; WE HAVE A TREMENDOUS GRASSROOTS EFFORT ALL OVER THE COMMONWEALTH IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, HAMPTON ROADS, NORTHERN VIRGINIA, AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA. AND I THINK OUR GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGN AND THE TELEPHONE CALLS WE'RE MAKING. TALKING ABOUT THE ISSUES THE FACT THAT I'M THE MOST ELECTABLE, THE FACT THAT I HAVE THE MOST EXPERIENCE TO SERVE AS ATTORNEY GENERAL.))
[SUPER=401-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Candidate For Attorney General]
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[OUT Q=to serve as Attorney General]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Whitt Clement]


The other local candidate for Attorney General campaigned late into the night.
Danville Delegate Whitt Clement visited workers this evening at Danville's Goodyear Plant and then spoke at an event held by the Fraternal Order of Police.
[SS=Election 2001]


There are two other candidates in tomorrow's primary: Richmond Attorney Sylvia Clute and Henrico County Delegate Don McEachin.

[Bush-Fast]


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One Virginia family is coordinating ten thousand Christians around the globe to fast and pray for President George W- Bush.
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Each member of the Sjogren (SHO-gren) family fasts and prays one day a month.
They coordinate hundreds of others each day by e-mail.
They don't fast or pray for Bush's political success.
It's his spiritual well being for which they're skipping meals.
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((DEBBY SJOGREN/FAMILY FASTING FOR BUSH: IF HE, IF HE LIED ....WASN'T A FAITHFUL HUSBAND.))
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((ABBY SJOGREN: I GUESS GOD'S GETTING GLORFIED... THINGS HAVE HAPPENED WITH GEORGE BUSH.))
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[OUT Q=happened with George Bush.]
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The fast for President Bush cranked up in January and seems to grow each day.
The Sjogrens (SHO-grens) says they're pretty pleased so far with the President's performance.
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A Franklin County family battles cancer and the unemployment line.
Their story next on News Seven.
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[VO-NAT]


And a family river-outing gone wrong.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Franklin-Layoffs]


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With the announcement of layoffs at Lane Furniture, things went from bad to worse for a Franklin County couple.
They both have cancer ... and now, fear losing the health insurance that helps them battle it.
Marya Jones has more.
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(( Douglas Hancock found out in December that he had leukemia.
His wife, Sally, learned last month that she had breast cancer.
Then, last week, their luck got worse: Doug found out he would be losing his job as a truck driver at Rocky Mount's Lane Furniture plant.
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((DOUG HANCOCK: WHEN YOU'RE LUCK STARTS GOING DOWN, IT DON'T EVER COME BACK UP.)) [RUNS:03]
They can no longer count on the health insurance that has helped them both fight cancer.
They can extend their insurance 18 months... for 470- DOLLARS a month ... while Doug looks for a new job.
But there's no guarantee of health coverage if he gets one.
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((SALLY HANCOCK: FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND FROM THE NURSE AT LANE, IT WOULD HAVE TO BE 11 YEARS REMISSION BEFORE AN INSURANCE CO WOULD PICK YOU UP IF YOU HAVE CANCER.)) [RUNS:11]
Layoffs of the plant's more than 500 employees are expected to begin August 5th.
Rocky Mount and Franklin County officials say they're trying to replace the jobs and are talking to a company now about bringing in a "significant" number of jobs.
The Hancocks are counting on their luck to change... and their health with it.
Marya Jones, News-7, Franklin County.))

[Rail-Mergers]


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New rules are getting on track.. for railroads.
The Surface Transportation Board came up with the rules- after recent merger troubles between Norfolk Southern and Conrail.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN 1000]
Railroads must now submit a service insurance plan, because of the hundreds of service complaints the Board's received. [NEXT PAGE 1001]
They must have plans to keep existing gateways open to avoid bottleneck situations. [NEXT PAGE 1002]
And the board will now oversee mergers for no-less than five years.
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The Board also gave Norfolk Southern a two week extension to give "good reason" for closing its car shops in H

olidaysburg, Pennsylvania.[JLARC]


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Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers are keeping a close eye on Governor Jim Gilmore.
And they're watching severance packages in particular-
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The watchful eye was prompted by the 49-thousand dollar package Linda Byrd-Harden received last year after mismanaging the state Department of Minority Business Enterprise.
Today, the Joint Legislative Audit Review Commission revealed an even larger severance package: 81 thousand dollars paid to state school superintendent Paul Stapleton after less than two years on the job.
Now, the Republican- dominated audit panel wants a report by January on what all the Gilmore administration agency heads get when they leave office.
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((KIRK JONAS/JLARC STAFF: A LOT OF THINGS HAPPEN AT THE END OF AN ADMINISTRATION. FOR EXAMPLE, BONUSES AT THE END OF THE ALLEN ADMINISTRATION. THERE WERE ALSO THE PAYMENT OF BONUSES AT THE END OF THE WILDER ADMINISTRATION. AND SO, IT'S POSSIBLE THAT THINGS COULD HAPPEN IN THE LAST FEW DAYS OF AN ADMINISTRATION.))
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((DEL. JACK ROLLISON/R-PRINCE WILLIAM CO.: MR. CHAIRMAN, THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED TO ADDRESS. AND WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO AVOID IS THE SITUATION THAT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED, WHERE WE FIND OUT ABOUT THESE GENEROUS SEPARATION PACKAGES BY READING ABOUT THEM IN THE PRESS.))
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[SUPER=01-Del. Jack Rollison/(R) Prince William Co.; :18]
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The audit commission found there's little the legislature can do to limit the Governor's powers on such matters.
The report says only the Governor's conscience and public reaction appear to guide the process.
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[Library]


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New carpet.. new paint and new computers. It's all part of the grand re-opening of the Roanoke Public Library on Jefferson Street-
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The 50-year old building got a facelift- with new shelves and a new layout. Eleven computers are also on their way- You can learn how to use them too. The staff will offer a training lab that'll be open to the public soon after the computers arrive. The library is officially open- every day except Sunday.
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After nearly three feet of rain, cities and towns along the Gulf Coast start cleaning up.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
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And it's one of Mother Nature's most spectacular sights...
But when thousands of people live nearby it could mean trouble.
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[Rescue]


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Some terrifying moments Sunday-
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on the White River just outside Indianapolis
A boat carrying four adults and a nine month old baby got stuck on a dam- the baby is on his father's lap on the back area of the boat.
Police boats could not reach the group- so a state police helicopter came in.
The first order... get the baby into the chopper- the mother was scared.. but handed her infant over- and went up next.
State police say recent heavy rain has made the river higher than normal- They say the boat slipped backward and got stuck in the dam.
It took nearly two hours before everyone was brought to land safely-
Police say they're lucky there wasn't any debris nearby and the chopper was able to reach the boat-
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[Flooding]


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A welcome "break in the weather" in Houston-
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[VO-NAT 09.5]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX]

after days of rain- and severe flooding.
Three feet of rain in less than a week has left the city waterlogged-
Now it's time for an enormous cleanup-
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[SOT 16:55:24]
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((LEE BROWN/MAYOR HOUSTON: WE'VE EXPERIENCED THE WORST DISASTER I'VE EVER SEEN IN THIS AREA OR ANY PLACE AS FAR AS THAT'S CONCERNED. THE RECOVERY PEROID IS UNDERWAY AS I TALK.))
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Officials estimate the floods claimed 17 lives- most of the fatalities were drownings as water levels reached rooftops and filled cars trapping motorists.
20 thousand Houston area homes were inundated leaving many homeless.
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[S-Extra]


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Inter league play tonight and Carolina League numbers, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Denver, CO; :00]

Fans in Denver helped Colorado celebrate winning the Stanley Cup. Today's parade marked the end of an emotional journey that culminated with Saturday night's 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. For defenseman Ray Bourque it was a chance to embrace the cup for first time in his 22-year career.
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[S-Randall]


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Virginia tech top quarterback recruit Bryan Randall is adding new meaning to the phrase getting a head.
The Bruton high graduate is spending much of his summer, not at the beach, but hitting the books, one in particular, the Tech play book.
Mike Stevens explains.
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(( Bryan Randall graduated with honors from Burton high in Williamsburg earlier this month, he's also determined to be at the top of the quarterback depth chart when he arrives in Blacksburg later this summer. And this instructional video put together by the Tech coaching staff may be the tool that puts him on top. ((BRYAN RANDALL:)) ((FRANK BEAMER:)) Randall has been wearing out his VCR's remote control ever since Vick officially left town. ((BRYAN RANDALL:)) Grant Noel and Jason Davis know the system, but basically have no more game experience than Randall. Plus, the whole Vick situation has made the Tech coaches change their view of red shirting athletes with the future in mind. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) ((BRYAN RANDALL:)) No matter how much he plays this coming fall, Randall knows that the comparisons to Vick will be unavoidable. ((RANDALL:)) Randall leaves high school with a 3 point 5 grade point average and the satisfaction of knowing he accomplished something that neither Vick, Allen Iverson nor Ronald Curry was able to do - rush and pass for 1000 yards in back to back seasons. Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))




[S-AVS]


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The Avalanche took on Potomac last night. The All star game fast approaches and the Cannons would play like stars.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


If you did not get out of the house and to the Salem Memorial yard on this perfect night, you were crazy.
We pick it up in the top of the first, Salem pitcher Ryan price tosses the wild pitch and that allows the Cannons Ramon Carvajal to score from third and it's 1-zip.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/11/Salem/1;]


After another Potomac run scores, we go to the third inning. Johnny Hernandez pops one into the gap in right center and Carvajal and Sean Shoemacher come on down, 4-nothing.
The Cannons score 4 through three and go on to dominate the Avs 11 to 1.
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[S-Braves]


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The Atlanta Braves battled Toronto in the one of two inter league games last night and it was not pretty for the Braves.
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To Toronto we go. That takes talent and balance. In the top of the sixth, the Braves Brian Jordan caps a three run inning with this two run blast and it's 3-2 Braves.
But Atlanta's defense falls apart in the bottom half of the inning with three fielding errors
[SUPER=35-Toronto/9/Atlanta/4;]

that allows three Toronto runners to score, two infielders are off the mark and then pitcher Jason Marquis can't make the easy play.
Leo Mazone and pitcher Mike Reminlinger in a heated exchange in the dug out, Blue Jays cruise 9-4.
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[S-Loren]


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The Roanoke Steam has lost an integral part of its defense-- maybe for the rest of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Former Virginia Tech defensive back Loren Johnson severely sprained the top of his right foot in last Friday's loss to Louisville.
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Jerry is hopeful Johnson will return for the final two games.
Johnson wants to return in two weeks for the Steam's meeting with Tennessee Valley.
Until then Johnson is sharing his knowledge with his replacement Cory Clark.
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The Steam hosts Greensboro Friday night.

[S-Steam]


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The Steam will hold a news conference Wednesday to announce that current owner Harold Jordan is buying out most of, if not all the shares owned by Dick Yancey and Richard Macher, the two other owners. The team should also announce pla

ns to play in Roanoke next season. General manager Terrie Neilson is working on a budget for 2002.[S-Dale]


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The Earnhardt's and the newspapers are still at odds over the autopsy photos of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt and the disagreement finds both parties in front of a judge four months after his death.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL;]


Attorneys for widow Teresa Earnhardt, are trying to keep the photos sealed, saying their release would violate her family's privacy. But there are publications that want access. A judge heard testimony today aimed at reversing a court order sealing the photos. Today he upheld the constitutionality of a new state law barring access to such records.

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[S-Lynch]


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Wednesday night the Sixers and the Lakers tip off game four of the NBA finals in Philadelphia. L.A, leads two games to one.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/NBC; :00]


L.A.'s Robert Horry came up big, pulling the Lakers through in the fourth quarter.
Allen Iverson scored 35 points. Roanoke's own George Lynch, who fractured a bone in his right foot back in mid may against the Raptors in the eastern conference semifinals. He says he will play in game four.
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[Mt-Etna]


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A volcano in Sicily has residents of one small town bubbling over with anxiety.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mt. Etna, Sicily]


Mount Etna is located fewer than 25 miles away from a nearby town-- so residents are watching very carefully.
Etna has been responsible for 100 major eruptions in the past 25-hundred years.
Its last movement in 19-92 threatened the lives of 7-thousand villagers.
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