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[ANCHOR=JEan]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Coming up on News 7
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[VO-NAT]


The Comair planes could be flying out of Roanoke again soon.... pilots Ok a new contract.
He was convicted of stalking Martina Hingis.. now he wants a new trial after he found out Hingis is now dating the prosecutor.
Plus the flood waters are raging in Johnson City Tennessee...
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[Anchor=Jean]


And our weekend forecast.
News 7 is Next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Our strike]

((OUR STRIKE IS OVER. WE ARE GOING BACK TO WORK.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=back to work.]
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[VO-NAT]


Comair could be back in the sky next month, now that pilots have ratified a new contract.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening...

[Comair]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Comair Contract Vote]


Comair's unionized pilots have ended their three-month strike.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The airline says it expects to resume partial service July 2nd, but full service might not be restored until December.
Pilots said NO to two earlier contract offers, and many believe another "no vote" would have destroyed Comair.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Many experts]

((RANDY RADEMACHER/COMAIR PRESIDENT; MANY EXPERTS HAVE SAID THE SCARS OF THIS STRIKE WILL NEVER BE OVERCOME. THEY'VE SAID IT WILL TAKE YEARS TO REBUILD, THEY SAID COMAIR WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. WE STAND HERE TOGETHER TONIGHT TO CHALLENGE THOSE NOTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Rademacher/Comair President]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=to challenge those notions.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pilots approved a five year deal and that gives them a company-paid retirement plan and the best pay in the regional airline industry.
Comair serves Roanoke, Charlottesville and Hampton Roads.
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[JPS-Apparel]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC1:$1:09]
[GRAPHIC=Plant Closing]


Economic leaders in South Boston are trying to remain optimistic tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Boston]


This comes one day after J-P-S apparel announced that its closing its South Boston facility in August.
346 people will lose their jobs.
Town and County officials admit it will be an uphill battle to find another business to go in that facility.
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[SOT 41:55]
[IN Q=Both the county]

((TED DANIELS/TOWN MANAGER: BOTH THE COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE TOWN'S INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WILL TRY TO WORK WITH J-P-S TO MARKET THAT FACILITY IF THEY IN FACT ARE GOING TO SELL IT.))
[SUPER=01-Ted Daniels/Town Manager]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=going to sell it]
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[VO-NAT]


The plants closing comes after J-P-S decided to consoliate manufacturing operations and discontinue making some fabrics.
The plant is scheduled to close August 20th.
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[I-73]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-21 TC1:17:09]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]

A change in the approved route for Interstate 73 could give some Roanoke residents hope that the road could change course.
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[VO ]
Yesterday the Commonwealth Transportation Board adopted the new route, which runs farther east of Martinsville.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape]


Southside residents had pushed hard for the move, citing possible economic benefit.
Virginia Department of Transportation officials say the move was not politically motivated, but was needed for environmental reasons.
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[SOT - 47:35]
[IN Q=One of the big things...]

((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT SPOKESWOMAN; ONE OF THE BIG THINGS IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION IS GETTING THE PERMITS FROM THE DIFFERENT FEDERAL AGENCIES. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN DIFFICULT TO GET THE PERMITS FOR 20 ACRES OF WETLANDS, THE NEW LOCATION AFFECTS ONLY 9 ACRES OF WETLANDS.))
[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/VDOT Spokeswoman]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=only 9 acres of wetlands.]
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[VO-NAT]

Southeast Roanoke residents have been pushing hard for the road to follow Interstate 581 and route 220, but V-DOT says that route is not viable.
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[Patrick-Body]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC11:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There's been no sign of a man that authorities want to talk to about a the 12-year-old murder of Ether Adean Smith.
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[VO-NAT]


Timothy Wayne Willis' sister tells News-7 it's just a coincidence that he disappeared one day after the body was found.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


She says Willis had often talked about escaping the Franklin County jail before.
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co./Tuesday]


Willis disappeared Tuesday, after Smith's body was found in Philpott Lake.
He had been on work release from the Franklin County jail.
Willis never returned from his day job as an auto body mechanic at Jim Mills Lincoln-Mercury.
Authorities say he was a known acquaintance of Smith's ... and was interviewed 12 years earlier about her disappearance.
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[Hedrick]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC1:11:28]
[GRAPHIC=hedrick]


In the words of one legal expert, Brandon Wayne Hedrick's lawyers weren't ready to go to trial if it were just a heavy fine on the line.. never mind their client's life.
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[VO-NAT :19.5]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox ]


That testimony came from a two- day hearing into whether Hedrick was adequately represented during his capital murder trial in 1998.
Hedrick was given the death penalty for the murder of Lisa Yvonne Crider in Appomattox County.
But the state Supreme Court wants a judge to decide if Hedrick's lawyers could have done a better job keeping him off Death Row.
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[SOT 13:41:39]
[IN Q=Yes, maybe ten]

((ROBERT WAGNER/HEDRICK APPEALS ATTORNEY: YES, MAYBE TEN DIFFERENT ATTORNEYS WOULD HAVE TRIED THIS CASE TEN DIFFERENT WAYS, BUT NONE OF THEM SHOULD HAVE TRIED IT THE WAY THAT THESE GUYS TRIED THIS TRIAL.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Wagner/Hedrick Appeals Attorney]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=tried this trial.]
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[VO-NAT]


Judge Richard Blanton will decide by late August whether Hedrick deserves a new trial.
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[Hingis]


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


Remember the man thrown in jail for stalking tennis star Martina Hingis?
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[VO-NAT:17.5]


He wants a new trial.. now that he's learned the prosecutor in his case is romantically involved with Hingis.
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


(Doo-BRAHV-ko RY-cheh-veech) Dubravko Rajcevic says he considers himself the victim of a dirty plot.
Prosecutor Christopher Calkin says he did not start seeing Hingis until the weekend after the trial.
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[SOT 21:28:37]
[IN Q=]

((REPORTER: WAS IT APPROPRIATE .... ENTIRE CASE.))
[SUPER=01-Christopher Calkin/Prosecutor;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=ENTIRE CASE.]
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[VO-NAT]


But defense attorneys don't see it that way.
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[SOT 21:29:25]
[IN Q=]

((I BELIEVE... SHOULD BE FREE.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Abrams/Defense Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=SHOULD BE FREE.]
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[vo-nat]
RY-cheh-vich is serving a three year sentence.. A spokesman for the state attorneys office says he sees no reason for overturning the conviction or sentence.
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[SCLC]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-22 TC1:06:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's a first for Roanoke.
The 22-nd annual state convention of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is underway in the Star City.
A special guest talked about his dream for the future.
Kate Weidaw reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[SUPER=01-Martin Luther King, III/SCLC National President]
[SUPER=@Kate2]
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[OUT Q=kw news7 Roanoke.]

((He was only ten when his father talked about his dream, now it's Martin Luther King the third's time to talk about his outlook for the future.

[SOT 48:34 #1]
[INQ=]

((MARTIN LUTHER KING: THE WORK OF MY FATHER ISN'T FINISHED YET WE'VE MADE GREAT STRIDES BUT WE STILL HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO.))
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King is making a name for himself as the National President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. At Virginia's state convention in Roanoke he talked about his trials with finding justice in the criminal system. King says raising children properly will keep them out of the prison system.

[SOT 36:00]
[INQ=]

((SOME OF US HAVE ABANDON OUR RESPONSIBILITY OF RAISING OUR CHILDREN WE'VE ALLOWED OTHER FACTORS AND FORCES TO RAISE OUR CHILDREN.))
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[BUTT, BUTT,BUTT]
[SOT 36:20]
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((YOU CAN'T TELL YOUR CHILDREN DON'T DRINK BEER AND HAVE A REFRIGERATOR FULL OF BEER AND A REFRIGERATORS FULL OF ALCOHOL.))
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The oldest son of Martin Luther King Junior never forgets to credit his father for raising him with strict discipline.
Something he can look back on in his adult years and appreciate. But there were always the times when Dad was a friend.

[SOT 37:38]
[INQ=]

((DADDY WAS A BUDDY WE COULD PLAY IN THE HOUSE...WHEN DADDY WAS THERE WE COULD DO WHATEVER WE WANTED TO DO.))
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King says even though it's been 33 years since his father was alive his message as a dad and a civil rights leader are still heard. It's a message that Martin Luther King the third continues to carry on in his fathers name. Kate Weidaw News7 Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7, the Democratic ticket in November picks up a big endorsement... but splits over the issue of gay marriage.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's the "end of the line" for the Jeep Cherokee... after nearly two decades, the last of its kind rolls out of the plant.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=THE BIG 7"]
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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office with our favorite event of the whole calendar year the Jack Russell Terrier Races. We'll also preview that $50 thousand thing called the Grand Prix. A big track meet is on tap for area youth tomorrow in Charlottesville. Rocker and deion get a jolt tonight and we'll visit with former UVa coach Danny Wilmer tonight on the Big 7.))[Childre

n-Killed]


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


Reports today that Andrea Yates told police her oldest son tried to escape death by running away.. but she caught up wtih him and downed him along with his siblings.
Today Yates appeared in a Houston Court as Terisa Estacio reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]
[SUPER=01-Joe Owmby/Prosecutor; :27]
[Super=01-Dorothy Hicks/Neighbor; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting; 1:11]
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[OUT Q=TE, CBS News, Houston.]

((FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE MURDERS, RUSSELL YATES MET WITH THE PERSON ACCUSED OF DROWNING HIS FIVE CHILDREN: THAT PERSON IS HIS WIFE. ANDREA YATES, THE HOUSTON MOTHER WHO POLICE SAY CONFESSED TO KILLING HER FIVE CHILDREN WAS GRANTED A COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY FRIDAY MORNING. THE 36-YEAR OLD EXPRESSED LITTLE EMOTION INSIDE THE COURTROOM. OUTSIDE, PROSECUTORS SAID THEY HAVE NOT YET DECIDED IF THEY WILL SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY. OR WHAT THE FINAL CHARGES WILL BE. Joe Owmby, Harris County Assistant District Attorney: "The only charge I'm aware of at this time anyway ... is a charge of capital murder for killing two people in the same transaction, Noah and John." PROSECUTORS AND DETECTIVES VISITED THE YATES HOME TO GATHER MORE EVIDENCE. PRELIMINARY AUTOPSY REPORTS INDICATE ALL THE CHILDREN WERE DROWNED. THEIR FATHER RUSSELL YATES -- HAS TOLD POLICE HIS WIFE SUFFERED FROM POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION. HE MUST NOW BURY HIS FOUR BOYS AND INFANT GIRL. ELIZABETH QUIGLEY/FAMILY SPOKESPERSON: HE'S DOING WELL. FLOWERS, CARDS, AND STUFFED ANIMALS CONTINUE TO COLLECT AT THE YATES HOME ... CREATING A MAKESHIFT MEMORIAL. NEIGHBORS STOPPED BY GRASPING FOR ANSWERS. DOROTHY HICKS RAISED SIX KIDS AS A SINGLE MOM. DOROTHY HICKS/NEIGHBOR: Estacio: FUNERAL PLANS FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY.))

[VEA-Democrats]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC1:27:01]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


It may come as NO surprise to Republicans, but the state's teacher lobby has endorsed the state Democratic ticket.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=404-File Tape;]


The Virginia Education Association says it supported Republican Mark Earley when he ran for state Senate a decade ago.
But this year, Democrats Mark Warner, Tim Kaine, and Donald McEachin all get the teachers' nod.
The V-E-A cites Warner's positions specifically on funding, public education and treating the S-O-L tests as tools, NOT "ideological tenets."
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
[SS=Warner]


Meanwhile, Warner is breaking with one of his ticket mates on the issue of gay rights.
Warner says he disagrees with his party's candidate for lieutenant governor Tim Kaine.
Kaine went on record during a debate before the June 12th Democratic primary that he supported gay civil unions.



[Randolph-Park]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC1:02:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The countdown is on for Pulaski County's newest outdoor recreational facility.
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[VO-NAT :18.5]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]

Randolph Park officials are gearing up for a June 30th opening. The facility includes a pool complex, picnic shelters, sports fields, walking trails and a gazebo. A longtime resident donated the land five-years ago and since then the County has committed about six-million dollars to its development.
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[SOT 1:05:06]
[IN Q=THIS AREA]

((ANTHONY AKERS/RANDOLPH PARK MANAGER; THIS AREA NEEDED AN OUTDOOR PARK OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND WE FEEL THIS WILL BE A NICEST PARK IN THE WHOLE REGION.))
[SUPER=01-Anthony Akers/Randolph Park Manager;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=IN THE WHOLE REGION ]
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[VO-NAT]

Construction will continue on some parts through the summer. People don't have to pay to use the facility.. except for a small charge at the pool.
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[Choir]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kle]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC43:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke College Children's Choir is making a special trip to Canada.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SINGING]
[SUPER=03-Salem]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUTQ=praise his name (2nd reference)]
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[VO-NAT]


The group is the ONLY guest American choir selected to sing in Ottawa, Canada for Canada Day.
The choir will sing songs written by Canadian Composers with The National Canadian Orchestra.
They've been practicing for several months and have held many fundraisers to pay for the trip.
They leave on Tuesday and stop in New York for 2 days.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're going to see the]

(( KAILE FRANCE/CHOIR STUDENT: WE'RE GOING TO SEE THE BROADWAY PLAY THE MUSIC MAN, SO I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT. I'VE NEVER BEEN TO BROADWAY SO THAT'S EXCITING.))
[SUPER=01-Kaile France/Choir Member]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=so that's exciting.]
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[VO-NAT]


They are part of a production featuring 14 Canadian choirs.
The group learned 10 new songs for the program.
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[Jeep]


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

It's the end of an era for the Jeep Cherokee.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toledo, OH]

The final Cherokee rolled out of the factory earlier today.
The eighteen year old model will be replaced by the new Liberty.
The final jeep was put on a truck and shipped to the Daimler-Chrysler museum in Auburn Hills Michigan.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Aliens or a prankster... that's the question being asked after crop circles are found in one Southwest Virginia county.
We'll let you decide for yourself later in the newscast.
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[VO-NAT]


And two Stunt planes collide and crash... amazingly the pilots survive.
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[Jet-Crash]


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


Two jets from Canada's military aerobatic team collided today... amazingly no one was killed in the crash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ontario, Canada;]


The jets hit each other while practicing a routine flying formation-
The flaming plane was caught on tape as it hurled to the ground.
They were practicing for an airshow this weekend.
The injured were taken away on stretchers. They're said to be in stable condition.
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[United]


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


If you're flying United airlines you may want to check the status of your flight before heading to the airport.


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[vo-nat]
[Super=03-Denver, CO;]


United has canceled dozens of flights again today... all a result of Wednesday night's storm at its hub in Denver. This is what cars at the airport parking lot looked like... so it's not suprising
32 percent of Uniteds' planes were damaged and system-wide problems persist.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-91 20118TC & Extra]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Jack Russell terriers are on the way along with a preview of tomorrow night's Grand Prix, and we'll check qualifying from Sonoma and touch base with a classy Danny Wilmer. But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Last Saturday; :00]

the Hershey's track and field state championships take place tomorrow in Charlottesville. Last Saturday at the local meet at Kenneth Dobson Stadium in Pulaski County, boys and girls from the Roanoke Valley, the New River Valley, Franklin County, Bath County, Henry County, Botetourt County and Rockbridge County competed in a variety of track and field events to earn the right to advance to tomorrow's competition at the University of Virginia.

The top three finishers form last week's action advanced to tomorrow's meet.
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[go to scores] [GO TO BREAK] [WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5011;]
[SUPER=0093-/Salem/1//Potomac/6/4/Suspended by Rain//Winston-Salem///Lynchburg///Postponed by Rain/;]
[SUPER=X5010;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Toronto/4//Boston/3////Chicago/4/j/Baltimore/6///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Cleveland/6//Kansas City/5///j/New York/6//Tampa Bay////;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Atlanta/10//New York/1///j/Montreal/11//Pittsburgh/5///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/San Francisco/10//St. Louis/5/9//j/Milwaukee/2//Chicago/1///;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=.....last score."]
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[go to break]


[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-101 1027TC]
[GRAPHIC=SEARS POINT]


The Winston Cup cars are out west in Sonoma on the Sears Point road course this weekend. Yesterday afternoon one day, one lap qualifying was on tap.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sonoma, CA/FoxSportsNet; :00]

Jimmy Spencer was one of the first drivers out on the track yesterday afternoon and he immediately had some problems. Mister Excitement ended up sliding into the dirt and grass. No dirt for the current points leader and the road course king Jeff Gordon - he promptly went out and completed a lap in under 77 seconds at a speed of 93 point 7 miles an hour to win his 37th career pole. If he wins the Dodge Save Mart 350 on Sunday he's be NASCAR's all-time road course king with 7 wins.
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[go to lineup with music] [WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Jeff Gordon/93.699/2. Rusty Wallace//3. Tony Stewart//4. Bobby Labonte//5. Ward Burton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Jerry Nadeau//7. Robby Gordon//8. Terry Labonte//9. Ricky Craven//10. Bobby Hamilton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Scott Pruett//12. Kevin Harvick//13. Ron Fellows//14. Johnny Benson//15. Brian Simo//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Sterling Marlin//17. Dave Blaney//18. Bill Elliott//19. Michael Waltrip//20. Matt Kenseth//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. John Andretti//22. Ricky Rudd//23. Todd Bodine//24. Mike Skinner//25. Brett Bodine//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Jeff Burton//27. Elliott Sadler//28. Casey Atwood//29. Tom Hubert//30. Stacy Compton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Kevin Lepage//32. Ken Schrader//33. Kyle Petty//34. Steve Park//35. Dale Jarrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Dorsey Schroeder//37. Dale Earnhardt Jr./Prov/38. Mark Martin/Prov/39. Jimmy Spencer/Prov/40. Jeremy Ma

yfield/Prov/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Kurt Busch/Prov/42. Boris Said/Prov/43. Ron Hornaday/Prov/;]
[RUNS=:55]
[OUT Q=....last driver."]
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[S-Rocker]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-96 5514TC]
[GRAPHIC=BRAVES]


The Atlanta Braves have been mediocre at best by their standards this season, and last night the team did something to shake things up a bit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

Closing pitcher John Rocker was traded yesterday evening to the Cleveland Indians for relief pitchers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed. Rocker was actually having another good year with Atlanta, but Cleveland wanted him desperately. Rocker had 83 saves in 210 career games in Atlanta.
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[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]



[S-Deion]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-91]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[WIPE TO ENG# !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/Last July; :00]

Also last night the Cincinnati Reds placed Deion Sanders on unconditional waivers - in effect ending his baseball comeback. Deion is still on the Redskins roster, and after hitting 173 in 32 games for the Reds he may be back in the NFL quicker than he realized he would be.
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[S-Jack]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-100 849tc]
[GRAPHIC=horse show]


For the 30th year the Roanoke Valley Horse show has gone to the dogs!
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

To the big ring we go at the Salem Civic Center where the Jack Russell Terriers gathered last night to chase a fox's tail. The slightly hyper breed - not only has to have speed, but also outstanding jumping ability and balance. For the second straight year the Big Dog in the group was Carley from Christiansburg - as she successfully defended her Horse Show title.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=THIS IS THE...]
[SUPER=01-Laura Cormier/Owner of "Carley"; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...HELLO, HELLO]
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[S-Prix]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 (14:24)]
[GRAPHIC=Horse Show]


Tonight is the real deal - the $50 thousand dollar Grand Prix. Roy Stanley has a preview of what should be a wide open affair.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Aaron Vale...]
[SUPER=03-Salem/2000 Grand Prix; :]
[SUPER=01-Mary Lisa Leffler/Rolling Clover Farms; :28]
[SUPER=01-Todd Minikus/5 Time Indiana Champ; :54]
[SUPER=@Roy1; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=....news 7 sports."]

((Aaron Vale, who has won a record tying 5 Blue ribbons in the Grand Prix, is not competing this year.
Vale is a member of the U.S. Olympic team developing riders tour.
But even without Vale, The competition will be as tough as ever. Mary Lisa Leffer, a veteran Grand Prix rider, is back in Salem for the first time in six years.
She says without Vale that puts champion rider Todd Minikus in the hot seat.)) ((MARY LISA LEFFLER/ROLLING CLOVER FARMS:)) ((Minikus is a 5 time Indiana Grand Prix champion. He says the tight ring at the Salem Civic Center is a challenge in itself.
And he says it takes a special horse to handle the tight ring conditions.)) ((TODD MINIKUS/5 TIME INDIANA CHAMP:)) ((ROY STANLEY:))
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UVa football is somehow carrying on without the man many consider to be one of its most important pieces - 18 year coaching veteran Danny Wilmer. Steve Mason caught up with him today in Charlottesville and talked about a number of topics including his desire to get back into coaching.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1999 Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Danny Wilmer/UVa Assistant Coach for 18 Years; :29]
[SUPER=01-Antwoine Womack/2000 ACC Leading Rusher; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Chris Luzar/UVa Senior Tight End; 1:32]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:39]
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Controversy is brewing over hayfields in Grayson County.
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[SUPER=03-Grayson Co.]


The mystery-- what caused a barbell shape impression in the grass.
Residents have their own ideas on how they appeared.
Ideas range from aliens to helicopters.
Your guess is as good as anybody's.
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[IN Q=Everyone thinks that]

(( EVERYONE THINKS THAT SOMEONE GOT BORED AND JUST WENT OUT THERE AND DID IT. IT'S KIND OF WEIRD.))
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[OUT Q=It's kind of weird.]
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People have traveled hours to see this local phenomenon. (------------)