[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shanon]

A wall outlet is no longer the only on-ramp to the information superhighway.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, he was missing for two days but wasn't far from home. We'll show you where a Montgomery County man turned up.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Tonight on News 7 sports, two area high school hoop stars are making news on the college front. The Avalanche gives itself midterm grades at the all-star break. The Horse Show opens in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]

And the 101st US Open golf championship is finally over.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Keep the lemonade nearby tomorrow afternoon. Roanoke will come real close to 90. More of the same on Wednesday.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


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



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[SOT 16:02:43]
[IN Q=And this is a natural fit for the city]

((AND THIS IS A NATURAL FIT FOR THE CITY TO BECOME INVOLVED WITH US, TO HELP THEM EXTEND THEIR REACH TO THE CITIZENS.))

[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=extend their reach to the citizens.]
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[VO-NAT]


A move for the YMCA could mean a major boost for redevelopment in downtown Roanoke.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Keith Humphry has the week off.

[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC1:27:23]
[GRAPHIC=YMCA]


The YMCA of Roanoke Valley is planning to build a six- point- five million dollar facility near the Jefferson Center...
And it appears city council will approve a land swap and a significant financial contribution to move the project forward.
[Double Boxes=Shannon and JoeD/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is downtown tonight with more on today's developments.
[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Shannon, members of city council have scheduled a public hearing for July 2nd... and they're expected to vote on the agreement with the YMCA then.
But it's clear that the city administration and members of council are supportive of the YMCA's plans.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=The central branch]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cal Johnson/YMCA Executive Director; :13]
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager; :35]
[RUNS=:53]
[OUT Q=but for what it will do downtown.]

((The central branch was built in 1958, and though the building has seen renovations and a major addition since then... Y officials say the new 40- thousand square foot facility is sorely needed.
[SOT 16:03:35]
[IN Q=This facility will enable us]

((CAL JOHNSON/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THIS FACILITY WILL ENABLE US TO SERVE MORE FOLKS, PARTICULARLY FAMILIES. WE WANT TO BE MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY AS WE OPEN UP OUR SERVICES TO MORE FOLKS.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=open up our services to more folks.]


The Y already owns most of the property it needs near the corner of 5th Street and Luck Avenue.
The city would contribute two lots on Church Avenue... and two million dollars over ten years.
City residents will receive a discount on initial membership fees.
[SOT 16:18:05]
[IN Q=We think their new facility]

((WE THINK THEIR NEW FACILITY IN THAT PARTICULAR END OF THE CITY WILL REALLY ENHANCE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THAT PART OF THE CITY AS WELL. SO WE'RE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT PROJECT, NOT ONLY TO BENEFIT OUR RESIDETNS, BUT FOR WHAT IT WILL DO DOWNTOWN.))
[RUNS= :20]
[OUT Q=but for what it will do downtown.]))
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[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Once the new central Y is built, the city will get the current site... for parking or for some other downtown development.
[DOUBLE BOXES=JoeD & Shannon /Microwave;]


Shannon, Y officials say construction could begin by late spring of next year.


[Missing-Man]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC1:34:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Montgomery County family is relieved after a loved one was found alive and in good condition after being missing for almost two days. A family spokesman says 83-year -old Thomas Marlowe greeted relatives with a huge grin from his Montgomery Regional Hospital bed. Rescue workers say it's remarkable Marlowe was found responsive and with only some scratches.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has the story.
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[IN Q=Nast "pulling out of woods"]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Wingfield/Rescue Worker; :12 VERY QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Mark Eggeman/Resuce Worker; :43]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; :52]
[SUPER=01-Tambra Stone/Warm Hearth Village; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=RC, News7, Blacksburg.]

(([Nats TC 4:20:20 pulling out of woods] Hard work and long hours paid off for rescue crews this morning when 83 year old Thomas Marlowe, found in woods just half a mile away from his assisted living facility, appeared to be in good condition.
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[SOT 6:10:18]
[IN Q=THE GENTLEMAN'S]

((BOB WINGFIELD/RESCUE WORKER; THE GENTLEMAN IS IN GOOD SHAPE, CONSIDERING HE'S BEEN OUT FOR ALMOST TWO DAYS.))
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(TOTALLY COVER BITE BELOW)
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[SOT 6:52:03]
[IN Q=When we go the call]

((WHEN WE GOT HE CALL THERE WERE SCREAMS AND TEARS AND JUST A LOT OF HAPPINESS.))
[OUT Q=HAPPINESS]

An around the clock search started for Marlowe Saturday evening. The Alzheimer sufferer apparently wandered away from the Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg. [NATS resuce worker on radio] Rescuers attribute today's successful find to mild weather, cooperation from the assisted living facility and quick response time.
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[SOT 14:40:09]
[IN Q=to get a live]

((MARK EGGEMAN/RESCUE WORKER; TO GET A LIVE FIND AT THIS HOUR IS JUST ELATING EVERYONE IS VERY TIRED EXHAUSTED AND LOOKING FORWARD TO FINISHING THIS THING, SO THIS IS A VERY HAPPY ENDING FOR US.))
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[SOT 4:07:36]
[IN Q=the questions]

((RACHEL CANNON/NEWS 7; THE QUESTION NOW FOR OFFICIALS AT THE FACILITY IS WHY THE ANKLE BRACELET THAT MARLOWE WORE DIDN'T SOUND AN ALARM WHEN HE LEFT THE BUILDING))
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[SOT 8:04:23]
[IN Q=we did retrive]

((TAMBRA STONE/WARM HEARTH VILLAGE; WE DID RETRIEVE THE BAND FROM HIS LEG FIRST INDICATIONS ARE THAT IT WAS WORKING WHEN IT WENT THROUGH THE DOOR SO THERE ARE STILL THOSE QUESTIONS.))
[OUT Q=from here]

The facility says they will meet with Secure care Systems, the maker of the security bracelet tomorrow to determine what went wrong. Marlowe's family says he will spend the night in the hospital and that they're thrilled and relieved the incident didn't result in the loss of their loved one.
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[SOT 8:30:18]
[IN Q=they came out]

((THEY CAME OUT TALKED TO THE RESCUE SQUADS, THANKS THEM THANKED THE STAFF LEFT OUT OF HERE JUST IN THE BEST OF SPIRITS.))
[OUT Q=BEST OF SPIRITS]

Rachel Cannon News 7 Blacksburg.))

[Liberty-View]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC2:02:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Plans to revitalize one of Danville's poorest neighborhoods are experiencing a setback.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


The Housing Authority wanted to begin demolishing the Liberty View Apartments this summer.
But the federal government has yet to approve final re-location plans for the residents of Liberty View.
Housing Authority Leaders now say demolition won't begin until early next year.
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[SOT 1:02:20]
[IN Q=I think the change]

((DARYL DALTON/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: I THINK THE CHANGE HAS BEEN IN THE FRONT END BUT THERE IS NOT A CHANGE AS FAR AS THE COMPLETION DATE. WE STILL WILL FINISH IN THE TIME OR AHEAD OF THE TIME THAT HUD HAS ALLOWED FOR US.))
[SUPER=01-Daryl Dalton/Executive Director]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=allowed for us]
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[VO-NAT]


Once demolition is complete, the Housing Authority will build 161 single homes through a 20-million dollar HOPE SIX grant.
Part of that money will help public housing residents become owners of those homes.
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[Bedford-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A man from Goodview is dead after a single-car accident yesterday.
The crash happened just off route 886, nearly one mile south of Route 24 in Bedford County.
State police say 35-year old Charles Allen Pugh died after he struck a utility pole.
His girlfriend, 30- year old Deborah Charlene Morrison of Goodview, was thrown from the vehicle.
She's in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

[Canoes]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=bmo]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC35:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two Roanoke men are charged in connection with the theft of six canoes from the Roanoke City Parks and Recreation Department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


Jeffrey Alan Lambert is charged with one count of grand larceny. Gary Lee Abbott is charged with one count of receiving stolen property.
Both men have been released on bond.
All the canoes involved in the theft have been returned undamaged.
They'll be used for summer camp activities later this month.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon ]
[SS=NONE]


They already won the right to put their logo on a license plate...
Now the Sons of Confederate Veterans say they're ready to fight make sure the Confederate Flag stays in Virginia's cemeteries.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's a groundbreaking development made right here in Southwest Virginia...
One in which logging on doesn't mean plugging in.
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[Lawrence-Transportation]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-22 TC59:00]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Botetourt County's largest private employer is about to get even bigger.
Lawrence Transportation Systems, a moving and storage company, plans to add 1-hundred more jobs in the next year.

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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./1999;]


The company agreed to buy the old Tower Automotive shell building in the Vista Corporate Park.
Lawrence Transportation Systems will pay the county one-point-three million dollars for the building. The site is next to the moving company's current plant, which employs 220 people.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lawrence employs 350 people in Botetourt County.

[Wireless]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-15 TC1:22:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Connecting to the Internet without plugging into the wall is no longer a distant possibility.
A new service called wireless-wireless was created in Southwest Virginia, and is now being used in Southwest Virginia.
As Jennifer Miele reports, the wireless Internet is breaking down communication barriers for rural Patrick County.

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[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Cole/Wireless-Wireless User;:16]
[SUPER=01-Tim Collins/ICP Systems President;1:16]
[SUPER=@jennifer2;1:28]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Patrick County]

(( The ordinary laptop in Dr. Richard Cole's left hand becomes extraordinary when you plug it in.... but not to the wall.
Instead, this network plug-in card allows Dr. Cole access to the Internet WITHOUT a phone line. It's called wireless-wireless.
[SOT]

((DR. RICHARD COLE: )) [RUNS15]
There's only one fiber optic line running into rural Patrick County, so Dr. Cole says hard-wiring his office for Internet access would have been a very slow and expensive process.
Now he can access patient information, contact insurance companies and consult medical journals right from the examination room.... for roughly half the cost of plugging in.
[SOT]

(()) [RUNS10]
With wireless-wireless, an Internet signal is sent to the building's computers via satellite, so there's no hardwiring necessary to get on-line.
The technology is the first of its kind to reach a Southwest Virginia business.
And here's a connection for you... it was created in Southwest Virginia by a company called ICP Systems.
[SOT]

((Tim Collins/ICP President:)) [RUNS10]
According to the physicians at the Patrick County Family Practice Clinic, wireless-wireless is just what the doctor ordered.
Jennifer Miele, News 7, Patrick County.))

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A mixed result on Wall Street today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/21.77/10645.38/y/39.79/1988.64;]


The Dow climbed 22 points.
Nasdaq lost 40, closing below the 2000 mark for the first time since mid-April.
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[VO]
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[Teen-Club]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-23 TC39:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Roanoke teen night club has been cleared of wrongdoing for using pepper spray on some teenagers it kicked-out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April;]


The two teenagers were asked to leave the Junction but got into a fight with bouncers as they were being removed.


Club owners said the pepper spray was used in self-defense; the teens' mother said they were attacked.
Today, a Roanoke juvenile and domestic court judge dismissed assault and battery charges against the club.
The two teens received time in detention and were instructed to repay the club for a broken metal detector.
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[Claytor-Death]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC38:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Authorities say a man who was thought to have drowned in Pulaski County is now believed to have been killed by a heart attack.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]

At Claytor Lake on Sunday, 49-year-old Michael Stewart was treated by rescue squads after gasping for air while near a boat dock. Witnesses say the man was near his sailboat and wearing a life jacket. On the way to the hospital, dispatch officials say Stewart went into cardiac arrest. Officials now believe he wasn't drowning in the lake, but experiencing other medical problems.
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[SCV]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC26:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Southern heritage group says it's ready to take on a new case.
The Virginia chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans says it may sue the town of West Point in King William County.
The S-C-V wants to overturn the ban on Confederate flags in a town cemetery.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/January]


The group prevailed over the state in federal court a few months ago, winning the right to sport a Confederate flag on special license plates.
State commander Henry Kidd said today that the Sons intend to fight what they call growing political discrimination against their cause.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on the Big 7, the The US Open finally gets its Goose. Some area high school hoopsters are making big news on this Monday. We'll get the midterm Avalanche grades.
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[VO-NAT]

And check in at the opening of the 30th annual Roanoke Valley horse show.
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[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 20629TC]
[GRAPHIC=GOLF]

The 101st U.S. Open golf championship wrapped up this afternoon after an extra 18 holes. A bizarre stretch of three-putts from the leaders forced today's extra holes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tulsa, OK/NBC;:00]

South African Retief Goosen again came to the 18th green with a nice lead, only this time he didn't blow it. This putt sealed the championship by two strokes over Mark Brooks. Goosen went up by five strokes after 10 holes and then held on for dear life. He is the third South African to win the open joining Ernie Els and Gary Player.
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[S-Reynolds]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-92 1:37:39]
[GRAPHIC=Hoops]


In recruiting, it appears that the University of Virginia is now at the top of J.R. Reynolds list for a place to play college basketball.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]


The rising junior is gearing up for a big summer that includes the Nike Camp and the National AAU tournament. Roanoke Catholic coach Dick Wall was quoted recently in Virginiapreps.com as saying "Virginia is the leader right now". Sources say Reynolds decision could come in the next few weeks. North Carolina is also recruiting him. News 7 sports has also learned that the 6 foot 3 guard will return to Roanoke Catholic for his junior year and NOT go to Oak Hill Academy.

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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-96 50:11]
[GRAPHIC=High school hoops]


Lynchburg Christian Academy center/Forward Saulis Dumbliauskas (saal-yus DUM-bl ou-skius) has accepted a full scholarship to play college basketball at St. Bonaventure.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]


Saulis, who is an exchange student from Lithuania, is six foot nine. He averaged 18 and a half points and 12 rebounds a game this past season in the Virginia Independent Conference. He was pursued by Liberty, Elon and George Washington but decided on St. Bonnie.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Saulius Dumbliauskas/Commits to St. Bonaventure; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....to develop"]
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[VO-NAT]

St. Bonaventure finished last season 18 and 12 overall and 6th out of 11 teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Saulius says he will not be red shirted next year.
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[S-Horse]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-102 tc 6:08]
[GRAPHIC=RVHS]


The finest horses in the nation will be making the Salem Civic Center Fair grounds home this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


The 30th annual Roanoke Valley Horse Show started this morning with the focus on local riders.
This show is unique because equestrians are competing in several different riding disciplines.
It's a great opportunity for riders to learn from the best in the country.
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[SOT 15:53:57]
[IN Q=everything]
[SUPER=01-Sandy Gerald/Hollins U. Riding Instructor;]
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[OUT Q=approaches to horses]
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


Local riders are on center stage in the coliseum tonight.
The horse show runs through Saturday night's 50-thousand dollar Grand Prix.

[S-Collins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-97 tc 10:22]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]


Three Avalanche players will be among the Carolina League All Stars facing the best from the California League tomorrow night in the Golden State.
The All Star break is a time to reflect on the successes from the first half of the season and make changes to fix what's not working.
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[vo-nat]
[super=03-Salem/This Season;]


First time Manager Dave Collins says if he was giving himself a grade it would be a C.
He says he's been too nice. So two weeks ago he decided to toughen up and not worry about being liked by the players.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I want them]

(())
[SUPER=01-Dave Collins/Avalanche Manager; :05]
[SUPER=01-Garrett Atkins/Salem First Baseman; :24]
[SUPER=01-Dan Phillips/Salem Outfielder; :41]
[RUNS=54]
[OUT Q=he's a teddy bear]
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[Anchor=Mike]
[ss=hold]


The Teddy Bear's team finished the first half of the season six and four in their last 10 games and 10 games off of first place.
Salem starts the second half of the season on Thursday in Potomac.



[S-Lakers]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-91]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The NBA champs took their title to the streets today
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Inglewood, CA; :00]

as Rick Fox and the rest of the Back to Back title winners paraded through the streets of LA. More than 550 thousand fans turned out to see Kobe and Shaq. Each star promised to make it a three-peat next season.
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[Promo]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The Department of Motor Vehicles' Roanoke office will be undergoing some big changes. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 MB GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Jean/MB SET]

Jean Jadhon is here now with a preview. Shannon,
[LIVE=Jean Full/ MB SET]
[SUPER=@Jean1;]

the Roanoke office is currently located at Crossroads Mall.
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[VO-NAT]

But when its lease expires the D-M-V branch will be shutting its doors. The state is planning to build two new offices in Roanoke to better serve customers.
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[***NEWS 7 @ 11 MB GRAPHIC***]
[LIVE=Jean Full/MB SET]

Coming up at eleven, we'll have a timetable for the changes
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Shannon/MB Set]

and more on why the D-M-V is relocating.