[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shan 2-Shot]

Haven't seen your state tax refund yet? We'll look into the possibility of politics playing a role in the delay.


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]


And they are refugees who've walked a thousand miles to escape a certain death. They're from the Sudan. Now they live in Roanoke.
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[Sports-head]


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


In sports, the Lakers try and wrap up the NBA championship, someone gives 20 million to UVa athletics, Tiger is in trouble at the Open
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[VO-NAT]

and we will have qualifying from Long Pond for the Pocono 500.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


A cold front heading through this week will dry out the weather by Sunday. The 7 day planner is just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-shot]


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



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[SOT 12:52;29]
[IN Q=We're growing at this point]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE'RE GROWING AT THIS POINT ...ON OR CLOSE TO THE PROJECTED FORECAST.))
[RUNS=:10 ]
[OUT Q=close to the projected forecast.]
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[VO-NAT :15]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


State revenues are a tantalizing one-tenth of one percent off the official forecast, with two weeks to go in the fiscal year.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


So are your tax refunds being held by the state to boost the revenue picture-- and thereby keep "no car tax" on schedule?
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Tax-Refunds]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC58:24]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


State Finance Secretary John Forbes says "absolutely not."
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Local commissioners of the revenue say they're seeing some tax refunds take months, instead of the usual weeks after filing.
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


But the tax department says taxpayers were simply confused over the new tax forms, and made twice as many errors as last year.
That, and a computer processing delay is all that's happening.
But the Governor fell short of guaranteeing today that his administration is NOT trying to delay the checks to artificially boost revenues.
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[SOT 12:52:03]
[IN Q=I don't think we're doing]

(( I DON'T THINK WE'RE DOING ANYTHING LIKE THAT. I TRY NOT TO MICROMANAGE ...REASONABLE AND PROPER WAY AND TO GET THE MONEY OUT.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=and to get the money out.]
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[VO-NAT :07]


So lawmakers of both parties have asked state auditor Walter Kucharski to look into the refund delays.
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[Anchor=Shannon]
[SS=None]


If the fiscal year ends with revenue one-half percent below projections, the car tax repeal would freeze, by law, at its current level.

[Pulaski-Furniture]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC57:13]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaski Furniture]


A downturn in the furniture market is no match for a local manufacturer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski]


Not only is Pulaski furniture bucking the trend with a five percent rise in sales, it intends to expand.
Pulaski told News 7 today it plans an aggressive expansion in home office and home entertainment furnishings to supplement its bedroom and dining room collections.
The company credits the success to its strategy of producing furniture in both the U-S and Asia.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We became very focused]

((JOHN WAMPLER/PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PULASKI FURNITURE: WE BECAME VERY FOCUSED ON DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING IN JUST 2 REAL SPECIFIC NICHES. CURIO CABINETS AND CLOCK AND OUR IMPORT BUSINESS WHICH IS SECURING MOST OF OUR GROWTH HAS BEEN FOCUSED ON BEDROOM AND DINING ROOMS.))
[SUPER=01-John Wampler/Pulaski Furniture CEO]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=dining rooms.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pulaski Furniture plans to add jobs to its Martinsville warehouse facility, mainly in technical support and engineering fields.
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[Goodyear]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC25:58]
[GRAPHIC=Goodyear]


The Goodyear Plant in Danville is about to shift into high gear.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


The company plans to triple production of its radial aircraft tires.
The tires will be made for Boeing 737's, Airbus A-320's, as well as military and private aircraft.
The news comes nearly a month after Goodyear laid off 150-workers at the Danville plant.
But this announcement will not affect those layoffs because they took place in the TRUCK- tire production line.
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[Circuit-City]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC07:42]
[GRAPHIC=Circuit City]


Circuit City is reporting a serious earnings blow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A slowing economy is being blamed for a 72 percent drop in earnings.
The home electronics retailer would have suffered an even larger drop had it not been for the success of one of its subsidiaries called CarMax.
Analysts also say Circuit City's exit last year from the home appliance business damaged earnings.
A Circuit City spokesman says there is no talk of store closings or layoffs at this time.
There are three stores in the Roanoke and Lynchburg areas.
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[Sudan-Boys]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC1:23:19]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They're called the "Lost Boys of Sudan"...
Thousands of African children driven from their villages and families because of a brutal civil war.
Now, some of those young men are finding a new life here in Roanoke. [***ROLL MONITOR B-ROLL***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Marya/MB Set]


Marya Jones is here with more.
Keith they've been arriving here for the last month and a half...
[LIVE=Marya/FULL MB SET]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]


Thirteen young Sudanese men... ranging in age from 19 to 26.
They've spent their entire childhoods on the run from war... and have no family except each other.
But together, they've found a home in Roanoke.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This Grandin Court]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Nicodemus/Sudanese Refugee; :15]
[SUPER=03-Sudan; :30]
[SUPER=01-Peter Mauut/Sudanese Refugee; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Jon Kon/Sudanese Refugee; 1:32]
[SUPER=01-Barbara Smith/Refugee & Immigration Services; 1:50]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=going to succeed.]

(( This Grandin Court apartment filled with donated furniture is thousands of miles away from their families.
But it's the first place these Sudanese young men have been able to call "home" in 14 years.
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[BUTT SOTS]
[SOT 15:02:56 - :59]

((DAVE NICODEMUS/SUDANESE REFUGEE: I CAN MAKE A HOME HERE, YEAH.....)) [BUTTBUTTBUTT WITH 15:03:33 - :42] ((PEOPLE ARE VERY KIND AND I CAN SAY THE WEATHER IS OK.)) [RUNS:12]
At 19, David Nicodemus is the youngest of the Sudanese refugees.
He and his friends spent the last 14 years enduring hunger and the threat of being killed in Kenyan refugee camps.

They walked hundreds of miles over three countries to escape religious persecution.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:02:29 - :39]

((DAVID NICODEMUS: I CANNOT BE HAPPY SOMETIMES WHEN I FEEL OK BECAUSE I LEFT MY... AND MY FRIENDS BEHIND IN A VERY BAD SITUATION.)) [RUNS:10]
Sudan's Islamic government has been locked in a civil war with David's people, the Dinka... Christians in southern Sudan.
He says children of Christian families there were routinely slaughtered by the Islamic military...
So these young men left their villages and fled the country to spare their lives.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:01:26 - :32]

((I WAS 5 YEARS OLD WHEN I LEFT MY FATHER IN 1987.)) [RUNS:06]
Like most of the other young men, Peter Mauut does not know what happened to his family.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:11:49 - :54]

((PETER MAUUT/SUDANESE REFUGEE: I DON'T KNOW ARE THEY ALIVE OR NOT? OF COURSE, I NEVER HEARD FROM THEM AGAIN.)) [RUNS:05]
Education was the boys' only escape from the poor conditions in refugee camps.
They're now studying to pass the G-E-D.
And ALL are embracing their new American life... and the freedom to be Christians.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:25:16 - :24]

((JOHN KON/SUDANESE REFUGEE: THE TIME WHEN I CAME HERE I GOT VERY HAPPY BECAUSE YOU CAN WORSHIP WHATEVER YOU LIKE.)) [RUNS:08]
Barbara Smith, Roanoke's Refugee and Immigration Services director, helped bring them here and get established.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:40:59 - 3:41:18]

((BARBARA SMITH/REFUGEE & IMMIGRATION SERVICES: THEY ARE THE ULTIMATE SURVIVORS. WE'VE SEEN LOADS OF SURVIVORS IN REFUGEE WORK FROM THE BOSNIANS TO THE KOSOVARS, BUT THESE YOUNG MEN WALKED THOUSANDS OF MILES, LASTED OVER TENS OF YEARS TO GET TO A LIFE THAT THEY KNEW WAS OUT THERE...THIS IS THE LIFE. SO, YEAH, THEY'RE GOING TO SUCCEED.)) [RUNS:19]))
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[***NEWS 7 @ 6 MB GRAPHIC***]
[LIVE=Marya/FULL MB SET]


Their financial help from the government and local charities runs out in three months.
But they're not worried.
They're eager to take jobs as soon as possible, so they can help more friends come over.
Barbara Smith says more could be on the way.
Keith and Shannon?

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Roanoke's YMCA could get a new home.
See what's in store next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And find out how one couple's labor of love is bringing Wythe County's poorhouse farm back to life.
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[YMCA]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC03:42]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The YMCA of the Roanoke Valley is planning to build a new, six- point- five- million -dollar central branch downtown.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The city is considering a land swap and a two- million- dollar contribution to help make the project happen.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The 40- thousand- square- foot facility would be built on property the city owns at the intersection of 5th Street and Luck Avenue, not far from the existing YMCA location.
Once the new building is complete, the city would get the old property, with the exception of the annex gymnasium.
The city would also contribute two million dollars over ten years toward construction of an indoor aquatic center.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=YMCA]


City Council will consider the issue on Monday, and members are expected to schedule a public hearing in early July. YMCA officials declined to comment until members of city council have had a chance to review the proposal.

[Poorhouse]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC1:36:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]

There's a place in Wythe County that allows people to step back in time. An historic farm holds a collection of keepsakes dating from to the 1800s to today. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has the story of one couple's efforts to bring history to life.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats "The first door"]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Abner Graham, Jr./Poorhouse Farm Owner; :19]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Graham/Poorhouse Farm Owner; :32 QUICK]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; :42]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Wytheville.]

(([Nats "The first door"] Sarah and Abner Graham say people thought they were crazy eight years ago, when they decided to restore the Poorhouse Farm. The property dates back to the 1800's (tc 14:47:18) and includes a main house, cabins, barns and a cemetery.
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[SOT 15:07:13]
[IN Q=I PUT A MATTRESS]

((ABNER GRAHAM JR./POORHOUSE FARM OWNER; I PUT A MATTRESS IN ONE OF THE ROOMS IN THE BIG HOUSE UP THERE AND WE WOULD WORK TILL WE GOT SO TIRED WE WOULD JUST FALL OVER. ))
[OUT Q=FALL OVER]

The couple's hard work is paying off. They're being awarded state historical status, with the highway marker unveiling tomorrow.
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[SOT 14:32:48/]
[IN Q=Were having]

((SARAH GRAHAM/POORHOUSE FARM OWNER; WERE HAVING A LOTS OF PEOPLE COME, HOPEFULLY SOME FROM OUT OF TOWN.))
[OUT Q=TOWN]

The grounds and buildings are a sight to see, but the true treasures are inside. The Graham's have created what they refer to as a living history book. [Nats tc 14:50:34 "nats walking into cabin"] (TC 15:11:15 SHOTS OF CABIN OUTSIDE) Transforming cabins into representations of different decades.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:06:44/15:06:52]
[IN Q=WE GOT] (cover bite completely)

((ABNER GRAHAM JR./POORHOUSE FARM OWNER; WE GOT MARRIED IN '63 AND WE'VE BEEN COLLECTING EVER SINCE, IT'S SOMETHING THE WIFE AND I BOTH LIKE IT'S SOMETHING WE CAN DO TOGETHER.))
[OUT Q=TOGETHER]

Together they have amassed a collection that will amaze any professional collector [Nats tc 14:53:28 "See that Gone with the Wind 1930"] and they hope, with free guided tours, capture the hearts of visitors.
(///// SOT /////)
[COVER TOTALLY SOTtc 15:04:27 "But we have some I think people from six different countries of names on our walls"]

You can sign your name too if you come to see all the things and hear the various tales. (tc 14:59:43)But you may find, the main attraction at the Poorhouse Farm is the love story (tc on porch holding hands) between Sarah and Abner Graham. (TC 15:17:25/15:17:05) Rachel Cannon, News 7, Wytheville.))
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[Stocks]


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


Wall Street ended a rough week with a losing session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/66.49/10623.64/y/15.65/2028.42;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The dow lost 66 and a half points, nasdaq dropped 16.
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[VO]
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[Relay]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Just minutes ago Relay for Life kicked off in Roanoke and Salem.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The annual event raises thousands of dollars to fight cancer and raise awareness about the disease.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon and Kate/Microwave;]

Kate Weidaw is at the Salem High School Track to tell us more about it.
[LIVE= Kate/FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Kate1]
[SUPER=05-Salem]
(adlib)
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Kate /Microwave;]



[Canoes]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=bmo]
[TAPE#=01-28 TC31:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Thanks to help from the community, the six canoes that were stolen from Victory Stadium have been recovered.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Parks and Recreation department got several tips about the canoe's whereabouts. They were recovered today.
The community was ready to help. Several people said they were willing to donate their canoes to the department.


The Summer Outdoor Programs begin later this month and it appears now it'll go off without a hitch.
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[Boat-Ramp]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC1:30:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's the state's newest boat ramp, but replicas of our country's oldest boats were the first to use it today.
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[VO-NAT :13.5]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


State and local officials gathered to dedicate the boat ramp on the old Smiley Block property in Amherst County.


The ramp is part of a planned waterfront park on 30 acres of land the county leases from the state.
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[SOT 20:54:22]
[IN Q=The ability of]

((DAVID BRICKLEY/VA DEPT. CONSERVATION & RECREATION: THE ABILITY OF THIS RAMP TO SERVE SO MANY FUNCTIONS, UNITING OUR COMMUNITIES TOGETHER, A STRONG ECONOMIC AND TOURISM AND RECREATIONAL FACILITY, I DON'T THINK YOU CAN MATCH IT. I HOPE I CAN BE HERE, LIVE LONG ENOUGH TO BE HERE 20 TO 30 YEARS FROM NOW AND SEE WHAT THIS IS GOING TO MEAN TO THE COMMUNITY.))

[SUPER=01-David Brickley/VA Dept. Conservation & Recreation]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=to the community.]
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[VO-NAT]


The ramp is serving as the starting point for several boats taking part in the 16th annual James River Bateaux Festival.
The bateaux and their crews will leave for Richmond tomorrow morning.
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[Sports tease]


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


Qualifying from Pocono for ya, also the Steam and the Prowlers are ready for battle,
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[VO-NAT]

and we will check in on Jermaine Hardy, the former Fleming star who is getting ready for his freshman year at UVA.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-89]
[graphic=pocono]


The Pocono 500 is Sunday at 12:30. Winston Cup driver qualified today and Ricky Rudd has his first pole of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/FOX; :]


Rudd turns the 2.5 mile tri-oval with a speed of 170. 50 miles per hour and looks to end an 88 race winless drout.
Sterling Marlin will start on the outside pole, now the field.
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Ricky Rudd/170.50/2. Sterling Marlin//3. Ken Schrader//4. Tony Stewart//5. Mark Martin//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Dale Earnhardt Jr.//7. Johnny Benson//8. Jeff Burton//9. Jeremy Mayfield//10. Dale Jarrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Brett Bodine//12. Todd Bodine//13. Casey Attwood//14. Jeff Gordon//15. Ted Musgrave//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Rusty Wallace//17. Michael Waltrip//18. Bobby Labonte//19. Kevin Harvick//20. John Andretti//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Ward Burton//22. Stacy Compton//23. Bill Elliott//24. Hut Stricklin//25. Rick Mast//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Mike Skinner//27. Jimmy Spencer//28. Buckshot Jones//29. Dave Blaney//30. Steve Park//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Matt Kenseth//32. Kyle Petty//33. Jason Leffler//34. Ricky Craven//35. Ron Hornaday//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Kevin Lepage//37. Robert Pressley//38. Andy Houston//39. Elliott Sadler//40. Bobby Hamilton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Kurt Busch//42. Wally Dallenbach//43. Jerry Nadeau//;]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=....last driver."]
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[S-Steam]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-94 tc 39:19]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Steam]


The Steam battles the Greensboro Prowlers tonight at 7:30 at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Steam is five and five on the season, third in the Northeast Division.
Roanoke beat Greensboro 49-to-30 on the Prowlers' home turf back on June second.
But Steam Coach Steven Jerry says this is a different Prowler team.
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[SOT 57:04:01]
[IN Q=he made]
[SUPER=01-Steven Jerry/Steam Head Coach;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=another long night]
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[S-Lakers]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 (11:44)]
[GRAPHIC=NBA Logo]


The Los Angeles Lakers can wrap up their second straight N-B-A championship with a win over Philadelphia tonight.


The Sixers have lost three straight after winning the opening game of the 7 game series.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="When you....]
[SUPER=01-Aaron McKie/Sixers Forward; :00]
[SUPER=01-Phil Jackson/Lakers Head Coach; :17]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=..........an opponent."]
[TALENT=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Tip off in game 5 is 9 oclock.








[S-Hardy]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-101 3:42]
[GRAPHIC=UVa football]


Former William Fleming football standout Jermaine Hardy graduated from Hargrave Military Academy a few weeks ago. His next stop, Virginia and it's football program.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Hardy was back in town recently competing in the Hurt Park/Act's II 3 on 3 basketball tournament. He's moved from running back to defensive back and the UVa coaches are encouraged.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="coach]
[SUPER=01-Jermaine Hardy/Incoming UVa Freshman; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=.....with my life"]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


Hardy is doing just that. He graduated from Hargrave with a 3.2 grade point average.

[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-102 4:29]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


An anonymous donor gave 20 million dollars to the University's athletic program this week. It's the second largest single gift ever made to Virginia athletics.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]

The gift will enable UVa to proceed with planning for a new basketball arena. The 20 million is one-third of the core funding needed to start the project. Replacing U-hall will cost a total of 125 million.
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[S-RC]


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

The Roanoke College athletic department finished second, out of 21 colleges, in the 2000-2001 Virginia College Division All-sports survey. Maroon teams combined to go 172-74 and 2 during this past academic year and posting a .698 winning percentage. Christopher newports was first

[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=sp-99 (11:00)]
[GRAPHIC=Golf Logo]


(reh-Teef' Hoo'-sin) Retief Goosen is the leader in the Clubhouse after today's round at the U.S. Open.
Goosen finished his round at 4 under par. Mark Brooks and J. L Lewis were also at 4 under with a couple of holes left to play.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tulsa, OK/ESPN; :]


But the big story at the open is the play of defending champion Tiger Woods. Woods struggled this morning finishing yesterdays round and he never got his A-B-or C game together.
Woods finished the day at 5 over par. (------------)