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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Teresa Earnhardt fought in court to keep her husband's autopsy photos sealed. Tonight a judge rules.
Someone made off with several Roanoke city canoes.. used for summer camp.
And you'd need a canoe in some parts of the South ... flood waters rise.
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[Anchor=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[SOT 20:07:03]
[IN Q=]

((JUDGE JOSEPH WILL/VOLUSIA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT: IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH NASCAR. IT HAS TO DO WITH MRS. EARNHARDT AND HER FAMILY AND ALL OUR FAMILIES REALLY AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH PEOPLE WHO WOULD INVADE OUR PRIVACY WITHOUT ANY REASON.))
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=without any reason.]
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[VO-NAT]


A Florida Judge rules autopsy photos of Dale Earnhardt will remain sealed.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Eleven]


Good evening...

[Earnhardt]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Almost four months after her husband's death- Teresa Earnhardt has been fighting in court to keep her late husband's autopsy photos sealed.
Late today a judge ruled in her favor-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona, FL/February 18]


It was February 18th that Dale Earnhardt was killed- more recently that a University of Florida newspaper and an internet site have been fighting for access to Earnhardt's autopsy photos. [:11]
But today Judge Joseph Wills ruled that releasing the photos would be a serious invasion of privacy. [17.5]
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[SOT 2006:54]
[IN Q=]

((JUDGE JOSEPH WILL/FLORIDA CIRCUIT COURT: THIS CASE IS SIMPLY ABOUT WHETHER THE LAW IS GOING TO BE ABLE TO GROPE ITS WAY TO PROTECT SOMETHING AS DEAR TO EACH OF US AS OUR PRIVACY .. NOTHING MORE .. NOTHING LESS.))
[SUPER=01-Judge Joseph Will/Florida Circuit Court]
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[OUT Q=nothing more, nothing less.]
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=03-Volusia Co., FL;]

[:16]
Attorneys for the paper had argued the photos would help show whether police and the medical examiner did their jobs correctly and whether injuries like Earnhardt's are preventable.
Teresa Earnhardt took the stand saying releasing the photos would only cause her family more pain.
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[Southeast-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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What's left of Tropical Storm Allison is now moving up the east coast and bringing flooding with it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baldwin Co., GA]


14 counties in Eastern Georgia are under a state of emergency.
The Oconee River near Milledgeville was expected to crest this evening more than seven feet above flood stage.
Allison-spawned storms have been blamed for four deaths in Florida so far, and a shrimper is missing after being washed off his boat near Pensacola.
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[Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath]


The rain has stopped in Houston, but there's still lots of work to be done.
Terisa Estacio takes a look at the problems plaguing the city and efforts to overcome them.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX]
[SUPER=01-James Eastham/Memorial Hermann Hospital CEO; :13]
[SUPER=01-Josh Kremenacker/Grad Student; :31]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting; :43]
[SUPER=01-Ann Kennedy/Houston Symphony; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=TE, CBS News, Houston]

(((NATS, water draining) TRACK: AS THEY CONTINUE TO MOP UP A HOUSTON HOSPITAL SAYS THAT POWER OUTAGES CAUSED BY FLOODING DID NOT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEATHS OF FOUR PATIENTS THIS PAST WEEKEND.
SOT; JAMES EASTHAM /CEO MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL

they were not unexpected and we are confident that they are not attributable in anyway to the flood emergency. TRACK: THE FLOODS HAVE CAUSED MASSIVE PROBLEMS AT MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTERS WHERE 35 THOUSAND LAB ANIMALS DIED ...GRADUATE STUDENTS AND OTHERS LOST YEARS OF WORK. Sot. Josh Kremenacker/grad student. :These are desperate times.
(NATS: LOADING DRY ICE)

TRACK: 46 HUNDRED POUNDS OF DRY ICE HAS BEEN BROUGHT IT TO PACK REFRIGERATORS CONTAINING VITAL MEDICAL SAMPLES.
(STANDUP:Terisa Estacio. The university needs to rely on dry ice because the power is completely out inside the medica

l center without its cooling effect they would lose even more research. )
Nat sot water:

AND WATER CONTINUES TO DRAIN FROM RESTAURANTS, BUSINESSES, AND THE CITY'S WORLD RE-NOWNED THEATER DISTRICT. AT THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY, PRICELESS MUSICAL SCORES ARE A COMPLETE WASH.
(SOT. Ann Kennedy/Houston Symphony. We are going to use state of art technology and try and save what we can but ess

entially it is gone.) TRACK CONTINUE: THE RAVAGING WATERS HIT NEARLY 30 THOUSAND HOMES. RESIDENTS MUST NOT ONLY SALVAGE THEIR BELONGINGS...BUT DEAL WITH LOOTERS..
(SOT/MOS:)

They are standing on the sidewalks asking can I have this? No, you cannot have this, this is my dining room set and it is just drying out, it is good wood not ruined. But when we came back it was gone. BUT COMPASSION FOR VICTIMS REMAINS STRONG. CORPORATE DONATIONS SO FAR TOTAL NEARLY 6 MILLION AND THE FIGURE DOESN'T INCLUDE PRIVATE MONIES STILL BEING TALLIED. TE, CBS NEWS, HOUSTON.))

[Vieques]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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It appears President Bush has ordered the Navy to stop all training on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques- within two years.
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[VO-NAT 21.5]
[SUPER=03-Veiques, Puerto Rico]


Puerto Ricans have been mounting increasing protests against the exercises- claiming they're dangerous to both the health and the environment.
But the navy says there is no place else to conduct similar training.
Navy officials say without live fire training at Vieques it will not be able to report its ships and aircraft fully ready for combat.
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[SOT 20:35:01]
[IN Q=]

((ADM. JOHN FOLEY/U.S. NAVY: I'LL BE ABLE TO TELL THEM THAT THE CARRIER BATTLE GROUP IS BATTLE READY WITH DEGRADED TRAINING, DEGRADED READINESS IN SOME MISSION AREAS.))
[SUPER=01-Adm. John Foley/U. S. Navy;]
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[OUT Q=some mission areas.]
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[VO-NAT :10]


The decision was made at a White House meeting chaired by political director Karl Rove and attended by the Secretary of the Navy and the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
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[Bush-Europe]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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President Bush today spent his first visit to NATO-
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[SUPER=03-Brussels, Belgium;]

trying to show he's not just ordering them around.
His mission- to convince Europe's leaders it's time to abandon the "anti-ballistic missile treaty" - signed when the former Soviet Union and the U-S were enemies.
He says it's the only way to protect American and its allies from today's threats.. rogue states with nuclear weapons...
Though Bush admits it needs a little work.
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[SOT 14:02:52]
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((GEORGE W. BUSH: OF COURSE WE'RE NOT GOING TO PUT A SYSTEM IN PLACE THAT WON'T WORK.. WHAT GOOD WILL THAT DO.))
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[OUT Q=good will that do.]
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[VO-NAT]


European leaders want to see the fine print and so far there isn't any.
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[Historic-District]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Lynchburg's Rivermont Avenue neighborhood is on its way to becoming the sixth historic district in the city.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The planning commission today unanimously approved an ordinance that would protect properties along the three-mile stretch of road.
Supporters say the designation is necessary to prevent the neighborhood from decaying.
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[SOT 15:24:45 #1]
[IN Q=As citizens]

((STEVEN DEMPSEY/SUPPORTS HISTORIC DESIGNATION: AS CITIZENS, WE'RE WILLING TO GIVE UP JUST A SMALL PIECE OF OUR PERSONAL CHOICE, OUR PERSONAL FREEDOM, BY HAVING A HISTORIC DISTRICT, BUT I THINK THE RESULTS ARE WORTH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Steven Dempsey/Supports Historic District; ]
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[OUT Q=are worth it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Opponents say the historic district designation infringes on personal property rights because it requires all renovations to be pre-approved by a review board.
The plan goes before city council next month.
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[Canoes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC1:18:39]
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A thief threatens to put a damper on summer camp for some local children.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Someone made off with six canoes stored underneath Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
Police have found two of them-- but the remaining four are still missing.
The canoes belong to the city's Parks and Recreation department and are used on weekend trips and during summer camp which is slated to begin later this month.
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[SOT 16:43:33]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((ERIC LAPRAD/OUTDOOR COORDINATOR: WE HAVE TO HAVE ENOUGH CANOES FOR THE PARTICIPANTS AND THE STAFF SO RIGHT NOW WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TO DO OUR NORMAL PROGRAMS. SO I'M NOT EXACTLY SURE IF THAT MEANS WE'LL HAVE TO CANCEL THE TRIPS OR TRY TO DIVIDE THE PARTICIPANTS AND DO SEPARATE TRIPS.))
[SUPER=01-Eric LaPrad/Outdoor Coordinator; :00]
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[OUT Q=SEPERATE TRIPS.]
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[VO-NAT 8 plus pad]

Anyone with information on the four stolen canoes is asked to contact the Roanoke City police department. Each is valued at around 800- dollars.
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[Club-Phones]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bmo]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC2:03:51]
[SS=None]


Summer camp and cell phones don't seem to go together, but this year just at the boys and girls club launches its biggest camp ever... the club is going wireless.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Nextel has donated ten wireless phones with a year of local service to the club.
The donation is valued at almost 15-thousand dollars.
The cell phones will be used at the Club's five centers in Roanoke- and for field trips.
The phones are equipped with a two-way radio feature which will help with safety.
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[SOT 00:09:16]
[IN Q=Because of the two-way]

((JENNIFER UNDERWOOD/NEXTEL PARTNERS GENERAL MANAGER; BECAUSE OF THE TWO-WAY RADIO FEATURE IT ALLOWS THEM TO HAVE INSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH THEIR WORKERS, THEIR VOLUNTEER STAFF AND THAT WAY IF ANY OF THE CHILDREN HAVE ANY PROBLEMS OR IF THEY JUST NEED TO COMMUNICATE AT ANY GIVEN POINT THROUGHOUT THE DAY THEY CAN, INSTANTLY.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Underwood/Nextel General Manager]
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[OUT Q=the day they can, instantly.]
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[VO-NAT]


The summer camp is bigger than ever this year.. with more than 160 kids taking part.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Now that all the candidates have been picked, the 2001 election season is kicking into high gear.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And a drug store chain appears to be checking out of the Roanoke Valley.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hello everybody]
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[OUT Q=LATER IN SPORTS]

((HELLO EVERYBODY THIS IS DENISE ALLEN JOINING YOU FROM THE NEWS 7 SPORTS OFFICE. THE CANNONS MISS FIRE AND SALEM IS RIGHT ON THE MARK FOR A BIG WIN AT MEMORIAL FIELD. THE PULASKI RANGERS GEAR UP FOR THE APPALACHIAN LEAGUE SEASON. THE STEAM WILL STAY IN ROANOKE WITH A NEW MAJORITY OWNER AND A LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER IMMORTALIZES DALE EARNHARDT. SEE YOU LATER IN SPORTS.))

[Democratic-Ticket]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#01-14 TC1:26:10]
[SS=Election 2001]


It may not be the ticket strategists would have picked, but Democrats are making the most of it-- emphasizing its strengths instead of its weaknesses.
As Ellen Qualls reports, the results of last night's primary kept anyone from western Virginia, and anyone from Tidewater off this ticket.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=That left Richmond mayor Tim]
[SUPER=403-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=401-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst; :31]
[SUPER=401-Jerry Kilgore/(R) Candidate for Attorney General; :56]
[SUPER=401-Donald McEachin/(D) Candidate for Attorney General; 1:12 ]
[SUPER=419-Ellen Qualls/equalls*wdbj7.com; 1:29]
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[OUT Q=EQ, News7, Richmond.]

(( That left Richmond mayor Tim Kaine with the winning hand for the second spot on the ticket.
Kaine and new running mate Donald McEachin launched their statewide campaigns from a Richmond senior center today.


Both men are a little farther left on the political spectrum than their candidate for governor Mark Warner.
Both are for a moratorium on the death penalty.
Both are for what they call sensible gun control.
McEachin won with the smallest percentage of the vote in statewide primary history.
[sot 12:32:47 ]

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: THAT IS A VERY THIN BASE, EVEN WITHIN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO RUN A GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN ON. IF THERE'S ONE CANDIDATE WHO'S IN TROUBLE, IT'S DON MCEACHIN, AND HE'S GONNA DEPEND HEAVILY ON MARK WARNER, HIS MONEY, AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO PULL HIM OVER THE FINISH LINE.))
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Republican opponent Jerry Kilgore appeared with some sheriffs today to drive the point home: McEachin's a trial lawyer, NOT a prosecutor.
[sot 12:26:32]

((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: MCEACHIN'S LACK OF EXPERIENCE, LACK OF LEADERSHIP ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AREA CERTAINLY DRAWS THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN OUR TWO CAMPAIGNS. I'M THE CRIME FIGHTER. HE HAS BEEN THE CRIMINAL APOLOGIST THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER.))
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[sot 14:14:58 ]

((MCEACHIN: I VOTED FOR THE HUNTING AND FISHING...PREACHING GUN SAFETY.))
[runs= 18 ] ))
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[Joco-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC34:35]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Invest.]


Two "suspicious" fires at the Joco Foundation Farm in Moneta have officials investigating.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Last Night]


The one last night was actually the second fire on the property in the same day.
It was reported around 9:30. The barn was a total loss- -along with about 150 rounds of hay- -but no one was hurt.
Just before 6:30 yesterday morning... fire was reported at a different barn on the Joco Farm. Diane Wilcox says that's a "powerful coincidence."
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


She says over the past year fences on the property have been cut, cattle deliberately herded into the road and silage covers have been slashed.

[Rite-Aid]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#=01-25 TC56:24]
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A drug-store chain plans to close-up shop in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Rite Aid is in the process of selling its prescriptions from its Roanoke area drug stores.
The company is not releasing the name of the buyer at this time but says it's close to reaching an agreement.
Once an agreement has been signed, Rite Aid will close its Roanoke area pharmacies by the end of July and then begin liquidating the rest of its stock.
The company has seven stores in the Roanoke Valley.
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[Maple-Leaf]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=501-12 TC13:16]
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The world's largest bread manufacturing line is coming to Roanoke- and the baguettes and breads will be rolling out the door.. and in the dough.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Maple Leaf Bakery plans to build a 12-million dollar, 50-thousand square foot addition.. in Roanoke's Centre for Industry and Technology.
Six people will operate the new bread line... fewer than the 26 who operate the old line.
Plus, no one will ever have to lay a hand on the bread.
Maple Leaf plans on hiring 40 to 50 people to staff its new facility.
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[SOT]

[tc:08:38:04]
[IN Q=We're taking applications]

((AL SAUTNER/MAPLE LEAF BAKERY: WE'RE TAKING THE APPLICATIONS IN THE PLANT HERE, WE'RE LOOKING FOR TECHNICIANS, MACHINE OPERATORS, QUALITY CONTROL.))
[SUPER=01-Al Sautner/Maple Leaf Bakery]
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[OUT Q=quality control.]
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[VO-NAT]


You can buy this locally produced bread at Wal-Mart stores across the region under the California Goldminer brand name.
City and state officials are hopeful that Maple Leaf's success will attract other business to the Centre for Industry and Technology.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


They're gone, but five churches are working to make sure those buried in a Radford cemetery are not forgotten.
Their story is next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And the view from the top can be breathtaking, but if you're heading to the Outer Banks soon, don't expect to get to the top anytime soon.
Find out why when we return.
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[Cemetery]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC55:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]

What's scary about a Radford cemetery is not haunting spirits .. but it's neglected grounds.
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Over the years, the Mountain View Cemetery has been overgrown with trees and brush. Now a committee of five-area churches is restoring the five-and a half acre lot. Organizers say it's an important piece of the city's black history .. Its the resting place for many as far back as the 1800's. Already, many overgrown trees have been removed.
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[SOT 18:27:06]
[IN Q=there's more]

((REV JACK TURNER/RESTORING CEMETERY; THERE'S THE STUMP REMOVAL, YOU HAVE TO CLEAN UP THE BRUSH ARE THEN THERE ARE POSSIBLY GRAVES THAT NEED TO BE FILLED IN AND TRY TO INDENTIFY THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jack Turner/Restoring Cemetery;]
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[OUT Q=TRY TO IDENTIFY THEM.]
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[VO-NAT]

A fund has been setup for the remaining three-thousand dollars needed to pay for the initial cleanup. Organizers also plan to collect donations to keep the grounds in shape.
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[Lighthouse]


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


Two years ago, the Cape Hatteras lighthouse survived a half-mile long move inland.
Now the famous tower has a new problem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buxton, NC]


That means visitors to the outer banks can marvel at it from the outside.
But for now, the inside is off-limits.
Park Rangers found several weak spots yesterday in the original cast iron staircase.
The discovery came after a one-pound piece of iron fell from the spiral staircase and nearly hit a tourist in the head.
An engineer is expected to complete an inspection by the end of the week.
Over 200-thousand visitors climb the stairs each year... on this 130 year-old historic landmark.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=extra point]
[GRAPHIC=none]


In sports, the Avalanche shells the Cannons, highlights from the majors the Steam will play in Roanoke next season and a local man uses his camera to document Dale Earnhardt's life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-NBA;]


First our extra point.
Toronto Raptors star Antonio Davis has filed a 50 million dollar lawsuit against the former manager of an Atlanta strip club that is the focus of a federal racketeering trial.
Davis says statements made by the manager that he was among several athletes who were provided sex through the club are malicious lies.
Here are the boards.
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[go to break][S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-91 tc 1:53:30]
[GRAPHIC=salem avalanche]


Salem first baseman Garrett Atkins went five for five last night. Atkins helped the Avalanche to its best offensive outing of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs. Cannons;]


Salem would find the bats in the second inning and shell Potomac from that point on...
Justin Lincoln's bunt gets things started, the bad throw to third allows Atkins to score. One-nothing Salem. Lincoln is safe at first.
Still in the second, Tino Sanchez knocks a bouncer into right field. Greg Catalanotte touches the plate and the Avalanche is on its way.
[super=37-Potomac/3/Salem/12;]


Salem scored six runs in the second, Choo Freeman gets a look into left field and picks up two RBI as Lincoln and Sanchez come home. The Avalanche with a season high 20 hits, picks up the 12-to-three win.
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[S-Dampeer]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-97 tc 8:23]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke College]


Roanoke College has made it official. Former Northside and Radford University star Kelly Dampeer will coach the Maroons' new varsity baseball team.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


Back in March News 7 Sports told you Roanoke College was starting a team and it was likely Dampeer would be the skipper.
Yesterday Athletic Director Scott Allison said Dampeer's knowledge of local talent and organizational skills make him a natural choice for the job.
Dampeer played three years in the minors.
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-99 tc 9:30]

[wipe wipe wipe wipe]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto/Fox Sports;]


In the majors, the Braves could have set a team record of 10 wins on a road trip tonight, but the Blue Jays got in the way.
Toronto picks up four runs in both the second and seventh
[SUPER=35-Toronto/12/Atlanta/5;]

innings. Alex Gonzalez homers to right and accounts for three runs in the second. The Jays beat the Braves 12-to-5.
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[S-Pulaski]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-96 (47:00)]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball Logo]


The Pulaski Rangers are getting ready to open their Appalachian season June 19-th at Burlington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; :]


The Rangers started their Mini Camp at historic Calfee Park yesterday morning.
Ranger head coach Bruce Crabbe has seven of the Rangers 2001 draft picks to build the team around.
The team will also feature several players moving up from the 2000 Gulf Coast squad.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="This is....]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Crabbe/Pulaski Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=.....level it is."]
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-101 tc 2:11]
[graphic=Steam]


The Roanoke Steam has a new majority owner.
A source very close to the team says Harold Jordan now owns more than two-thirds of the franchise.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


At a news conference yesterday Jordan said the team would be in Roanoke next year.
Richard Macher and Dick Yancey are still minority owners.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="owning..]
[SUPER=01-Harold Jordan/Steam Majority Owner; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=.....best of all worlds"]
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[anchor=Denise]
[ss=hold]


The Steam hosts Greensboro Friday Night.

[S-Coach]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Martinsville has lost longtime Bulldog wrestling coach Spencer Chang to pancreatic cancer.
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Chang, in the upper right hand corner of this team picture, had been fighting the disease for 19 months.
He was also a Martinsville assistant football coach. The Spencer Chang-Martinsville wrestling memorial scholarship fund has been formed in his memory.
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Yesterday afternoon a Florida judge refused to release the autopsy photos of Dale Earnhardt.
It's been four months since the Intimidator died, now a Northside graduate is making sure Dale is not forgotten.

Mike Stevens has a preview of Scott Cunningham's new book.
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((NAT SOUND)) ((The images of Earnhardt that are found in this new 176 page book entitled - Dale Earnhardt - Image of Greatness are not only unique but also very personal for Cunningham. ((SCOTT CUNNINGHAM:)) Cunningham graduated from Northside in 1977, and now lives in Atlanta where he is the official photographer for both the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers. For two years in the late 1980's he also was responsible for capturing Earnhardt's every move. During that stretch - the two became good friends. ((CUNNINGHAM:)) The book contains many never before seen pictures plus some that are almost too ironic - including this one with Dale in Richard Petty's car. ((CUNNINGHAM:)) The book sells for $39.95 and you can get more information about it through a link on our web site - WDBJ7 dot com. Mi ke Stevens News 7 sports.))