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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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The votes are counted...
Tonight we'll tell you who will be on the Democratic state ticket in November.
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[VO-NAT]


A former survivor cast member is the victim of an attack today.
Plus why women may get some help paying for birth control.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


And positive news for two local companies.
News 7 is next.

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((KAINE: TONIGHT, WE START BUILDING A NEW GENERATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN VIRGINIA.))
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[OUT Q=the Democratic party in Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT]


A big night in Richmond, where Virginians chose two other ticketmates for Alexandria businessman Mark Warner.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening...

[Nominees]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-39 TC05:08]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2001]


Richmond Mayor Tim Kaine easily took the nomination for Lieutenant Governor...
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[TAKE LEADER 100] with 40-percent of the vote.
Newport News Delegate Alan Diamonstein tallied 31 percent.
Norfolk Delegate Jerrauld Jones was third with 29-percent. [TAKE LEADER 101]
The race for the Attorney General nomination was tighter.
Henrico County delegate Don McEachin came out on top with 33 percent.
Roanoke Senator John Edwards polled 30 percent of the vote.
Danville Delegate Whitt Clement was third with 27 Percent. [Second Page]
Richmond lawyer Sylvia Clute was a distant fourth. She took just 10-percent.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Election 2001]


So Virginia Democrats now kick off a statewide campaign to try to turn the Republican tide that's swept Virginia since 1993.
Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls made it to two victory parties tonight in the capital city.
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[SUPER=401-Tim Kaine/(D) Candidate for Lt. Governor; :19]
[SUPER=420-Ellen Qualls/equalls*wdbj7.com; :45 ]
[SUPER=401-MarkWarner/(D) Candidate for Governor; 1:05]
[SUPER=401-Del. Don McEachin/(D) Candidate for Attorney Gen.; 1:13 ]
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(( Richmond Mayor Tim Kaine was the biggest vote getter overall, winning big in his campaign for lieutenant governor.
He's a the son-in-law of a former Republican governor, Linwood Holton.
But on his primary victory night declared the Virginia Democratic party not a "tiny, dying fringe group," but the "party of all."
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((TIM KAINE: THE CHALLENGES THAT LIFE THROWS AT US...SUBSTANCE THIS YEAR FOLKS.)) [runs:25 ]
Kaine is joined by suburban Richmond Delegate Donald McEachin, whose campaign for Attorney General was based largely on what he called sensible gun restrictions.
Ticket leader Mark Warner swept over to his quieter, smaller victory party in a Richmond brewpub.
Both defend a ticket that draws its talent only from Richmond and northern Virginia turf.
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((MARK WARNER: LISTEN, I'VE BEEN SPENDING AN AWFUL LOT OF TIME IN RURAL VIRGINIA... EVERY VOTE IN EVERY CORNER OF VIRGINIA.)) [runs:08 ]

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((DEL. DON MCEACHIN/D-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: WHAT I'VE ALWAYS SAID THROUGHOUT THIS ENTIRE RACE WAS IT WASN'T ABOUT RACE, IT WASN'T ABOUT REGION...I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH TIM. HE AND I HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR A VERY LONG TIME.)) [runs:19 ]
So for a party that's been wandering in the electoral wilderness for almost a decade, a new set of faces to take to Virginia voters in November.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[Edwards]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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State Senator John Edwards may not be on the ticket for Attorney General but it wasn't from lack of support in Roanoke.
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((WE LOVE JOHN, WE LOVE JOHN.))
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Edwards captured 88- percent of the votes cast in the city of Roanoke for attorney general. Tonight-- he thanked his supporters and told the crowd he looks forward to continuing to represent the 21st senatorial district.
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((JOHN EDWARDS/D- ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE: I THINK THE PARTY JUST GOT SPLIT UP WITH FOUR PEOPLE RUNNING THAT'S THE ONLY ANALYSIS I CAN THINK OF NOW MAYBE WE'LL DO SOME MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACKING AND LOOK AT THE NUMBERS MORE CAREFULLY BUT IT APPEARS I DID WELL, IT'S JUST A MATTER THE PARTY GOT SPLIT UP.))
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[VO-NAT]

Edwards says money was not a factor in the election and says he believes McEachin will do a fine job.
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[Clement]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
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Danville Delegate Whitt Clement says he has no regrets on seeking the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.


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[VO-NAT]
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Clement delivered that message to a crowd of nearly one hundred supporters at his campaign headquarters in Danville.


He told the crowd he will seriously consider running for re-election to the House of Delegate now that he's lost this race.
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((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE: I'M INCLINED TO BUT I HAVE TO TALK TO MY WIFE. ITS HER TURN. BUT UNLESS SHE SAYS NO I SUSPECT I WILL BUT WE REALLY HAVEN'T CROSSED THAT BRIDGE YET.))
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[VO-NAT]


Clement easily carried the vote in Southside.
The registrar in Danville says voter turnout in the city was more than 25-percent.
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[Barn-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A fire is lighting up the night sky in Bedford County tonight.
The blaze started at about 9:30 at a Joco Farms Barn off of Horseshoe Bend Road.
Bedford County Sheriff's deputies say the barn is full of hay.. and will likely burn for awhile.
No one's been hurt and there were not any animals in the barn.
Fire officials have not said yet how the fire started.. but they say they will be investigating.
A News 7 crew is there.. We'll have more details as they become available.. More coming up on News 7 Mornin.

[Comair]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jha]
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Negotiations between Comair and its pilots resumed today in an effort to end the nation's first airline strike in three years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March]


The talks stopped May 12-th after the pilots overwhelmingly rejected a proposal by the National Mediation Board.
Comair executives and striking pilots will now meet with federal mediators in Washington D-C through Thursday-- but officials with Comair and the Pilots Association say details of those negotiations won't be made public until then.

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[Arsenal-Alliance]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-15 TC1:18:26]
[GRAPHIC=Radford Ammo Plant]

Radford Arsenal workers are celebrating job security today as a new business deal increases production plans at the facility.
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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

Alliant Techsystems which runs the Radford Plant, has joined forces with another ammunition producer General Dynamics, to form the American Powder Company. Together they will provide the Department of Defense with propellant and ammunition by running the Radford plant at it's maximum production level.
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((PAT NOLAN/PRESIDENT AMERICAN POWDER COMPANY; IT BRINGS BOTH MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL WORK LOAD TO THE PLANT AND IT SHOULD LEVEL OUT THE PEAKS AND VALLEYS THAT WE'VE SEEN IN THE PAST WITH DOD WORKLOADS.))
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[VO-NAT]

Nolan says they will only make marginal additions to the workforce but the current three-shift schedule "five to seven days" a week will continue.
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[Bio-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
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Good news for another area company- it's caught the eye of an International Biotechnology firm...
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and chemistry between the two was so good they decided to merge.
Sybron Biochemical will become part of Denmark-based Novozymes.
Sybron officials say they'll soon have the money they need to expand in Salem.
The company is already creating new biotech products like a microorganism that helps tomato plants grow faster and larger.
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[IN Q=All that stuff]

[11:30:27] ((TED MELNICK/SYBRON BIOCHEMICAL: ALL THAT STUFF YOU LEARNED IN GRADE SCHOOL, ALL THOSE MICROORGANISMS, YOU KNOW THE BACTERIA AND THE FUNGI, TO USE THOSE MICROORGANISMS THAT ARE OCCURRING NATURALLY IN THE ENVIRONMENT, TO FORMULATE PRODUCTS THAT ARE GOING TO REPLACE CONVENTIONAL CHEMISTRY.))
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[VO-NAT]


Sybron officials say their expansion plans are just the beginning of biotechnology development in the Roanoke Valley.
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[Vinton-Police]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Vinton PD Invest.]


Part of the Grand Jury report into the Vinton Police Department has been "expunged," according to one of the attorneys in the case
Because the report remains under seal, we can't say exactly what was taken out. But Philip Coulter says Judge Diane Stickland cut out the "characterization" of Coulter's client, former Police Chief Ricky Foutz.
During the few hours the report was open for public inspection last year, we read that the Grand Jury found Foutz "unqualified." Foutz was asked to resign and is now suing the Town in Federal Court.

[Bush-Europe]


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[WRITER=jja]
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George W. Bush is on his first European trip as President- but he is not being welcomed by all.
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[VO-NAT 15.5]
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Europeans are at odds with Mr. Bush on a HOST of issues- the most recent the execution of Oklahoma Bomber, Timothy McVeigh.
The European Union bans capital punishment.
Then there is Bush's rejection of the global warming treaty known as the Kyoto protocol.
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((I DID SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE KYOTO PROTOCOL.. IT'S NOT BASED ON SCIENCE.)) (( GREENPEACE ACTIVIST: WE WANT TO TELL HIM THAT HE IS NOT WELCOME HERE IF HE KEEPS WITH HIS POLICY TO REJECT THE KYOTO PROTOCOL, THE FIRST AND ONLY INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE.))
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[Super=03-Brussels, Belgium;]


That from a greenpeace spokesperson.
Bush says Kyoto emissions cuts would harm American businesses in these troubled economic times, but he has promised more research into the matter.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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After nearly three decades on the job, Lynchburg's sheriff is stepping down.
But he's not going quietly.
We'll hear from him next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And millions of women use it.
Now thanks to one woman's court fight, insurance companies might have to pay for it.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Birth-Control]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Many women pay for their own birth control... it's often NOT covered by insurance. But that may be changing- after one woman filed a lawsuit.
Sandra Hughes has more on a court ruling that could set a precedent for women nationwide.
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[SUPER=01-Jennifer Erickson/Plaintiff; :23]
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[SUPER=01-Jean Bartell-Barber/Bartell Drugs; 1:18]
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((THIS YOUNG PHARMACIST NOT ONLY HAD TO FOOT THE BILL FOR HER OWN BIRTH CONTROL BUT HAD TO EXPLAIN TO OTHER WOMEN WHY IT WAS A PRESCRIPTION THAT WASN'T COVERED BY INSURANCE. FED UP. SHE SUED, CHARGING HER EMPLOYER, BARTELL DRUG STORES, WAS DISCRIMINATING AGAINST WOMEN. TODAY FOR THE FIRST TIME, A FEDERAL COURT JUDGE AGREED: Jennifer Erickson/plaintiff "I am extremely pleased with this decision and I wanted to encourage all employers and insurance companies across America to provide equitable health benefits. THE FEDERAL JUDGE IN THE CASE ISSUED THIS JUDGEMENT STATING.... "ALTHOUGH THE PLAN COVERS ALL DRUGS AND DEVICES USED BY MEN, THE EXCLUSION OF PRESCRIPTION CONTRACEPTIVES CREATES A GAPING HOLE IN COVERAGE" Roberta Riley / Planned parenthood "Contraception is a basic health care for women. Women need contraception for well over 20 years of their lives. THOUGH THE GOVERNMENT ALREADY MANDATES FEDERAL EMPLOYEES CONTRACEPTIVES BE PAID FOR BY INSURANCE.. ONLY ABOUT HALF THE NATION'S LARGEST PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANIES PROVIDE SUCH COVERAGE.. SOME OF THOSE SAME COMPANIES HOWEVER DO PAY FOR THE MALE IMPOTENCE DRUG VIAGRA: ERICKSON CLAIMED BARTELL VIOLATED THE 1978 PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT-BARTELL'S RESPONSE: NO WHERE IN THAT LAW IS CONTRACEPTION EVER MENTIONED: Jean Bartell-Barber/ Bartell Drugs "We felt our plan, I can only speak for our plan was excellent and we never discriminated against anyone" BARTELL WILL COMPLY WITH THE RULING, OTHER BUSINESSES ARE NOW ON NOTICE WHEN IT COMES TO PROVIDING CONTRACEPTIVES IN THEIR MEDICAL PLANS. SH CBS NEWS LA.))

[Philippine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A vacation to celebrate a 40th birthday turns into a nightmare- a man is taken hostage in the Philippines- Today new reports that the American was killed by rebel forces.
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[VO-NAT 11.5]


The Moslem group (Ah-boo Sigh-eff) Abu Sayyaf claims it killed American (gEE-EHRMO Sa-bero) Guillermo Sobero- and beheaded him.
A torso was found, but American officials have not determined if that is in fact Sobero.
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((PHIL REEKER/STATE DEPT. SPOKESMAN: WE'VE SEEN A NUMBER OF CONFIRMED REPORTS BUT AT THIS POINT WE CAN NOT CONFIRM THE IDENTITY OF THE BODY.))
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[Super=03-Corona, CA;]


Meanwhile Sobero's family in Corona California waits for word-
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((SHE IS REALLY HEARTBROKEN. SHE THINKS ABOUT THE KIDS.. WHAT SHE'S GOING TO TELL THEM. HOW THEY WILL REACT.. SHE HASN'T SAID ANYTHING SINCE THIS WHOLE THING STARTED.))
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[Vo-Nat 07.5]
It was May 27th that the rebel group took 13 people hostage- and on Monday it captured an additional 15 people.
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[L'burg-Sheriff]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-23 TC37:30]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2001]


Lynchburg's long-time city sheriff is ready to step down after 27 years on the job.
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[SUPER=403-Lynchburg]


Lawrence Simpson said today he will "not" seek re-election this fall.
One of the candidates who wants o replace Simpson is Danny McCain.
McCain tried to have Simpson forced out of office two years ago for what some black leaders felt was a racially insensitive comment.
Simpson says that incident did not play a role in his decision to retire.
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((LAWRENCE SIMPSON/LYNCHBURG SHERIFF: I KNEW WHAT I MEANT. I DIDN'T APOLOGIZE FOR IT, I DON'T TODAY BECAUSE I KNOW WHAT I WAS TRYING TO DO. SOMEBODY MISINTERPRETED WHAT I WAS TRYING TO SAY.))
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Simpson says he's leaving because he's tired of battling City Hall over budget cuts in his department.
McCain, Herb Duff, Ron Gillispie and Mary Preston Randolph have submitted paperwork to get on the ballot in November.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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He survived hunger and severe burns in the Australian Outback.
But today he faced a new foe-- an angry animal rights supporter.
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[VO-NAT]


And there's no order in this court when a brawl breaks out between two sides in a double murder case.
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[Survivor]


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


A former survivor contestant has been attacked with pepper spray- reportedly by an animal rights activist.
Michael Skupin was the survivor contestant who killed a pig on the show for his tribe mates to eat.
He also left the island after he suffered burns in the Outback.
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[VO-NAT]


Police say Skupin was taking part in a program on workplace safety when he was attacked- reportedly doused in the face with pepper spray.
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((MICHAEL SKUPIN/FORMER SURVIVOR CONTESTANT: IT WAS INTERESTING.. JUST A LITTLE BUMP IN THE DAY.. I STILL PLAYED BASKETBALL AT MISSOUR EMPLOYEE MUTUAL.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Skupin/Former Survivor Contestant]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Several other people were hit with the spray including some children. All were treated at the scene.
Police arrested a man but no one's been charged.

[Courtroom-Brawl]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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It wasn't a bar-room brawl.. but a courtroom battle in Battle Creek Michigan.
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[VO-NAT 13]
[SUPER=03-Battle Creek, MI]


The fists were flying- as a brawl broke out between family members and friends of suspects and victims in a double murder case.
Police say the murders were drug related... today the tempers were flaring.
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((nat brawl))
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[VO-NAT]


Police took control of the melee- and arrested one man charging him with assault... Officers say he's a relative of one of the victims.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]

Avalanche highlights plus major league baseball, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

Thousands of kids across America were wearing colorful flags as the NFL kicked off its NFL Flag season. NFL Flag, the non contact, continuous action five on five football game produces real talent. Today, more than 250,000 kids played on more than 500 local NFL Flag teams around the country.
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-102 2:16]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Avalanche looked to rebound from Monday night's 11-1 loss at the hands of Potomac last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


In the bottom of the fifth, Salem's Matt Holliday crushes this two run homer over the left field wall, the blast plates Garrett Atkins, 2-nothing Avs.
[SUPER=37-Salem/4/Potomac/2;]


To the sixth, Salem's Choo Freeman cranks out a solo shot that gets over the left field wall in a hurry and the lead is now 3 runs. Potomac keeps it's close, scoring on the Avalanche wild pitch but Salem wins it 4-2.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-89]
[GRAPHIC=Major league baseball]


Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez will most likely miss his next start this Friday against Atlanta due to tenderness in his right shoulder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Expos vs. Red Sox; :00]


Last night, Frank Castillo tossed five shutout innings and four runs were enough as Boston tops Florida 4-to-2.


Troy O'Leary socked a two-run homer in the Red Sox's three-run
[SUPER=35-Boston/4/Florida/2;]

first. Trot Nixon added a solo shot in the fifth, closing out Boston's eighth victory in eleven games.
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[S-Teresa]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-95]
[GRAPHIC=Dale Earnhardt]


A law that prohibits autopsy photos from being released without a judge's order was challenged today as a Florida judge heard testimony trying to reverse the order. Teresa Earnhardt took the stand on behalf of her late husband Dale Earnhardt and was obviously passionate about keeping the photos sealed.
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[S-Bills]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Buffalo Bills]

Today, the Buffalo Bills signed former G.W. Danville star defensive lineman Tyrone Robertson to a contract. He was the Bills seventh round pick, 238th overall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fork Union]


Robertson, who prepped at Fork Union Military school in 1997, attended Georgia until 1999 and then transferred to Hinds Community College in Mississippi where he recorded 60 tackles and 9.5 sacks. He signs with the Bills having used only two years of his college eligibility. The terms of the defensive tackle's contract were not disclosed.
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-98 tc 09:10]
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Special teams for the Roanoke Steam...not so special of late.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Poor special teams' play cost Roanoke 42 points and the game last Friday in Louisville.
The Steam gave up the most points in franchise history in last week's 83-41 loss.
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[S-Tyler]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-92 tc 1:33:43]
[GRAPHIC=baseball]


Clemson and the Florida Marlins are both after Cave Spring standout pitcher Tyler Lumsden's left arm, so who has the upper hand?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The Marlins selected Lumsden in the 5th round of last week's major league draft.
He met with the Marlins Friday, but did not talk money.
Lumsden was also offered a scholarship that paid about 45 percent of his way at Clemson. Now the Tigers, obviously not ready to lose T-Lum to the pros, are offering more money for school. Sources say Clemson has upped their ante to around 60 percent full scholarship.
Lumsden will meet with Florida again, he has not reached a decision and was not available for comment, he's at the beach.
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[S-decker]


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Former Parry McCluer track standout Michael Decker is the Big South Conference Male Track and Field Athlete of the year.
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The Liberty University star was the conference champion in both the indoor and outdoor 200 and 400 meters. At the Indoor NCAA Championship, the Buena Vista native placed fifth overall. Decker is Liberty's second three-time All American.
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Coastal Carolina's Amber Campbell is the female Track and Field Athlete of the year.

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A pair of Patrick Henry Freshman are headed to the VHSL tennis State Quarterfinals.
Denise Allen tells us how these youngsters spell double trouble for the opponent
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((Brock Newton and Tyler Early have been friends since second grade and doubles partners for two years.
Now the Patrick Henry freshmen are ending the year in Richmond with a shot at a state championship.
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Both boys not only use their minds on the court but off it as well.
In fact Brock and Tyler as well as the rest of the top six go to the Governor's School on the Patrick Henry High School campus.
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He'll get another chance to relax at the State Triple A Tennis Quarterfinals.
They face a doubles team from South Lakes.
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Brock and Tyler take the court Friday in Richmond. Denise Allen News 7 Sports.))