[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Just ahead on NEWS 7 at six.
A local postal worker is missing.
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[VO-NAT]

Today-- police step up their search and hope a new piece of evidence will shed light on the woman's disappearance.
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[ANCHOR=TERESA]


And, we'll check in the contestants vying for the title of Miss Virginia.[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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In sports, a WWF star mixes it up at New River Valey Speedway, the Craftsman trucks battle at the MIlwaukee Mile,


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[VO-NAT]


and Berini Williams lead the Yankees to a come from behind win over the Rays from bothe sides of the plate.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[SS=None]


After plenty of sunshine and temperatures climbing into the lower nineties today, our Saturday night may be turning wet... forecast details coming up. [Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke city police label the disappearance of a Salem woman suspicious.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Good evening I'm Teresa Hamilton.


[Missing-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-24 - 52:18]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 6]

The U-S postal worker has been missing, since Thursday. Authorities believe 44 year old Jennifer Barker may be with Dewy Lee Summerlin. The two are acquaintances and now investigators have a new piece of evidence that may help them find her.
[DOUBLE BOXES= TERESA/KATE;]

[TAKE MISSING WOMAN FS IN MB MONITOR] Kate Weidaw joins us now with more.
[LIVE= Kate/FULL]
[SUPER=@Kate1]

Teresa, police originally thought Dewy Summerlin was driving a green Honda but today they discovered he was driving a different vehicle the day Barker disappeared. Even though Summerlin has not been named a suspect in the case, police still want to talk to him.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=disappearance suspicious.]

((Roanoke City Police are looking for fingerprints and hair fibers from Jennifer Barker in this van. Authorities say her acquaintance Dewy Lee Summerlin took the van for a test drive Wednesday and didn't return it until Thursday afternoon. Officials say sometime between six and seven Thursday morning Barker parked her Honda Accord on Fifth Street behind the Main Post office. Authorities say they found a warm cup of coffee on her mail truck. Barker had only been missing 90 minutes before an acquaintance called police saying it was unlike her to not show up for work. And with no trace of Barker since Thursday police are calling her disappearance suspicious.))
[LIVE=KATE/FULL]

[TAKE CRIMELINE FS IN MB SET MONITOR] Roanoke Police believe Summerlin is in the area and officials say they just want to talk to him. If you have any information about where Jennifer Barker may be you can call Crime Line at 344-8500. Teresa...



[Greenway]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-37 - 12:45]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Some local officials took a trip down the Roanoke River... but today's outing was about more than just fun.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The excursion is designed to increase support for the area as a greenway.
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[SOT 15:10:58 15:19:36]
[IN Q=We need more]

(( BOB GOODLATTE: WE NEED MORE GREENWAYS IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND THE POTENTIAL TO HAVE ONE THAT RUNS FROM GREEN HILL PARK ON THE WEST SIDE OF SALEM THROUGH THE CITY OF ROANOKE AND MAYBE ALL THE WAY TO EXPLORE PARK MAYBE WOULD BE A TREMENDOUS ASSET FOR THIS AREA.)) ((LIZ BELCHER/GREENWAYS COORDINATOR: I APPRECIATE...SUPPORT OF LOCAL OFFICIALS.))
[SUPER=@Goodlatte; :01]
[SUPER=01-Liz Belcher/Greenways Coordinator; :14]
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[OUT Q=local officials.]
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[VO-NAT]

Liz Belcher is the Roanoke Valley Greenway Coordinator. She says greenways provide recreation for people of all ages and also bring economic benefits to those areas which have them.
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[Miss-VA]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-25 - TC-1:08:37]
[GRAPHIC=Miss Virginia]


We're only hours away from finding out who will be the next Miss Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Final rehearsals were underway this morning. The 28 contestants double checked their dance steps for the group production number. For the past two nights the contestants have competed in swimsuit and talent competitions and tonight the first order of business is naming the top ten finalists. Contestants say it will be hectic back stage.
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[SOT 23:18:48]
[IN Q=we are going]

((JENNIFER JOHNSON/MISS. CHESTERFIELD: WE ARE GOING TO BE IN SUCH A RUSH TO GET READY THERE IS NOT A LOT OF TIME IN BETWEEN CHANGES OF CLOTHES.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Johnson/Miss Chesterfield]
[RUNS=8]
[OUT Q=changes of clothes.]
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[VO-NAT]

While the contestants say they have beauty secrets that stay secret, there is one they'll give away.
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[SOT 23:23:43]
[INQ=]

((TIFFANY HAZELWOOD/MISS. CAPITOL REGION: REALLY WE DON'T WEAR UNDERWEAR IT MAKES LINES.)) [BUTT, BUTT, BUTT]
[SOT 23:23:50]

((IT'S HOSE OR NOTHING THERE IS NO TIME FOR UNDERWEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Tiffany Hazelwood/Miss Capitol Region; QUICK!!!]
[OUTQ=for underwear.]
[RUNS=5]
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[VO-NAT]

The pageant gets underway at 9 o'clock. We'll have highlights of the event tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[Warner-Money]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]

The war of words over money continues in the race for Virginia's top political spot. Republican candidate for Governor Mark Earley says his Democratic opponent accepted money from a convicted felon - pardoned by President Clinton.
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]

Mark Warner's campaign says he's keeping the 5-THOUSAND dollar donation from Norfolk business man George Roper the Second. Roper was convicted of bribery and government fraud in 1974.
[GRAPHIC=Mark Earley]

The Earley camp says Warner needs to keep a closer eye on his funds than theirs. Earlier this month - Earley returned a donation from a company Democrats charged had ties to the Internet porn industry.

[Clifton-Forge]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-14 - 1:46:20]
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In a matter of hours... the city of Clifton Forge will be no more.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge]


Some employees spent yesterday packing up their desks on the last official business day of the city.
At midnight tonight the city will revert to town status, and become part of Alleghany County.
While some city employees did lose their jobs because of reversion, the Mayor of Clifton Forge says nearly everybody landed on their feet.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Our social services...]

((DUSTY RHODES/CLIFTON FORGE MAYOR; OUR SOCIAL SERVICES ONCE THEY CONSOLIDATE WITH THE COUNTY, THEY ARE LOOKING AT HIRING MORE PEOPLE. SO I THINK INSTEAD OF A LOSS OF JOBS, THERE HAS BEEN A NET GAIN IN JOBS OVERALL.))
[SUPER=01-Dusty Rhodes/Clifton Forge Mayor]
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[OUT Q=in jobs overall.]
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[VO-NAT]

Clfton Forge is holding a reception for its residents on Monday to commemorate the newly attained town status...
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[Quakers-Pkg]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-16 - 1:48:15]
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Quakers are invading the New River Valley. The faith based fellowship is holding its annual Gathering of Friends at Virginia Tech. 19-hundred Quakers from around the country are set to arrive today. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon reports.
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[IN Q=Nats phone]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Katie Perch/Conference Volunteer; :16]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Birchard/Conference Secretary; :35]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; :54]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Blacksburg.]

((Nats [phone] For 17-year-old Katie Perch the Gathering of Friends is a chance to reunite with other young people who share her faith. She says it's her own version of summer camp.
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[SOT 18:32:27]
[IN Q=IT'S REALLY ONLY]

((KATIE PERCH/CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER; IT'S REALLY ONLY HERE THAT WE ALL COME TOGETHER SO IT'S REALLY A BIG THING SEEING EVERYONE GET HERE TOMORROW AND YOUR SEEING ALL YOUR FRIENDS YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ALL YEAR IT'S REALLY EXCITING.))
[OUT Q=EXCITING.]

[Nats pamphlets] Organizers have setup shop at Tech's Student Center. There is much work to be done before participants of all ages..from all parts of the country arrive.
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[SOT 18:26:25]
[IN Q=having a chance]

((BRUCE BRICHARD/CONFERENCE SECRETARY; HAVING A CHANCE TO COME TOGETHER IN AND THE RICHNESS THAT COMES FROM THAT KIND OF SHARING OF FELLOWSHIP IT'S VERY IMPORTANT ESPECIALLY FOR A COMMUNITY THAT IS SO SMALL AND DISPERSED. ))
[OUT Q=DIPERSED.]

A packed schedule includes workshops, singing and worship and opportunities to explore the New River Valley. [Nats :41:17:12 "Just you name it we have it" walking in hall]
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[SOT :48:36]
[IN Q=a book store]

((RACHEL CANNON/NEW 7; A BOOKSTORE IS ONE THING AT THE WEEK LONG CONFERENCE THAT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT ORGANIZERS SAY PEOPLE ARE ALSO WELCOME TO HEAR EVENING SPEAKERS AND VIEW AN ART GALLERY.))
[OUT Q=GALLERY.]

Those who attend may walk away with better understanding of Quaker beliefs. It's a fellowship that members feel is often mis-understood.
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[SOT 18:29:45]
[IN Q=I'D REALLY ]

((I'D REALLY LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW WERE A VERY OPEN RELIGIOUS BODY. ))
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[SOT 18:31:50]
[IN Q=I've had ]

((I'VE HAD PEOPLE COME UP TO ME AND GO YOU MEAN QUAKERS ARE STILL ALIVE AND IT'S JUST A BIG SHOCK TO THEM ))
[OUT Q=TO THEM]

Katie, alive and well and an outstanding example of a modern day Quaker.
Rachel Cannon, News 7, Blacksburg.))[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]


Coming up on News 7 at 6, if you plan to drive for the Fourth of July, Virginia State Police will be out in full force...
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[VO-NAT]

and more than a dozen furry felines were at the Salem Fair looking for a new home. More on that in a minute, but first, let's check in with Jacey in the Weather Center...
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[First-Wx]
[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[SS=NONE]WEATHER CENTER

[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST WATER LEVELS
[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess] [COMMERCIAL]
We saw another one of our hot and humid days this Saturday, temperatures hit 92 degrees in Roanoke and 90 in Danville. But at about 4 to 5 oclock this afternoon, scattered showers began to work into our area, coming from the southwest with a northeasterly track. Right now showers are falling over Grayson, Caroll, Pulaski & Montgomery counties. While heavier showers and thunderstorms currently hitting Campbell, Appomattox and Charlotte counties. For the rest of our early evening hours, we can count on continued widely scattered showers and thunderstorms, but later on tonight we'll turn over to partly cloudy skies. As for Sunday, it's pretty much a repeat of the last few days with plenty of sunshine and... you've got it, some aftern

oon wet weather with highs in the upper eighties. Our fourth of July forecast coming up.[Holiday-Traffic]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kle]
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Holiday traffic is picking up and moving steadily.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


State Police expect traffic to continue increasing prior to the fourth of July and the day after.
Troopers are taking some extra precautions to ensure safety this week.
More police will be on the highway to enforce the speed limit.
Police say they aren't expecting any major backups, and if everyone obeys the laws they will get where they are going safely and on time.
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[IN Q=We ask that everyone]

(( SGT. DAN JESSEE/ STATE POLICE: WE ASK THAT EVERYONE BUCKLE UP AND THAT IF ALL THE DRIVERS WILL OBEY THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT. DRIVE SAFELY AND COURTEOUSLY TOWARDS THE OTHER DRIVERS AND IF THEIR GOING TO DRINK, BY ALL MEANS LET SOMEONE ELSE DRIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Dan Jessee/Virginia State Police ]
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[OUT Q=let someone else drive.]
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[VO-NAT]


State Police expect traffic to be heavy until next Saturday as people are returning home from vacation.
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[Teen-Driving]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-31 - 8:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]

800- new laws the General Assembly passed during the 2001 session go into effect tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

One that has teenagers and parents talking is the driving bill. As of July first teens will have to wait six extra months to receive a learners permit and driver's license. Teens will now have to be 15 and a half for a permit and 16 and a half for a license. Drivers under 17 will only be allowed one passenger under 18 unless the passenger is a family member. And a new curfew has been set for drivers under the age of 18, no driving between midnight and 4 a-m unless you're going to or from work or school. We'll have reaction from teens on the new rules tomorrow on News7 at 6.
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[Cat Show]


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[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kle]
[TAPE#=01-26 - 42:58]
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A cat show purred it's way into Salem this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The Purina Cat Chow Way of Life Tour was at the Salem Fair today.
The tour is partnering with the Humane Society to help find loving homes for cats.
They brought 16 cats today -- and they are all up for adoption.
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[SOT:00:07:45]
[IN Q=People can come in]

((Libby Ottiger/ Purina Cat Chow Mentor: People can come in, they can sit down and adopt a cat. They can learn about behavior right here, they can go over to the interactive area and go on the website and see what kind of health needs their kittens have for their first year of life.))
[SUPER=01-Libby Ottiger/Purina Cat Chow Mentor]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=first year of life.]
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[VO-NAT]


The tour is a unique traveling community of resources.
Free training demonstrations and mentors are available to give advice on how to care for your cats needs.
The way of life tour will be back at the fair tomorrow until 6 o-clock.
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[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Coming up, Steve Mason will join us with news from a busy day in the world of sports...
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[VO-NAT]

and looking for a place to cool off? Shannon Young will have a perfect spot to find a little serenity... Stay with us, there's more to come on News 7 at 6.
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[Roaring-Run]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off #2]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off]

Summer time is hiking time. But if the heat is keeping you from undertaking any lengthy trips, you might want to consider a shorter hike that will reward you in the end. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young takes us to Roaring Run.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When warm weather drives you to...]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Jacobsen/Jefferson National Forest; 30]
[SUPER=@Shannon1; :59 -- QUICK!!!]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=STD]

((When warm weather drives you to this picturesque spot in Botetourt County you might be startled to find the first feature you run across is called "The Furnace". But the landmark does little more than throw shadows these days.
[SOT 59:08-58:15]
[IN Q=The furnace was built in...]

((The furnace was built in the 1830's and went to about 1859. This made a crude type of pig iron.))
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[OUT Q=made a crude type of pig iron.]

Workers used the Roaring Run creek to float the iron to the James River. Today, the creek serves fishermen in search of trout and provides a sometimes noisy backdrop for picnickers and hikers.
[SOT 59:47-59:57]
[IN Q=Roaring Run is very loud.]

((Roaring Run is very loud. A day or two after a heavy rain if you're up in this canyon you can hardly hear each other talk if you're standing next to somebody.)) [RUNS :10]
[OUT Q=if you're standing next to somebody.]

Which means you won't feel guilty about walking single file on the short trail to the upper and lower falls.
[SOT 1:00:24-1:00:32]
[IN Q=it's about six-tenths of a mile...]

((It's about six-tenths of a mile but it's not for your averge hiker. It's for somebody who can deal with exposed rocks and brush.)) [RUNS :08]
[OUT Q=deal with exposed rocks and brush.]
[SOT 1:08:29-1:08:35]
[IN Q=The trail is short but rocky...]

((The trail is short but rocky so wear good hiking shoes. Bring bug spray to ward off the gnats. And don't forget your camera.)) [RUNS :06]
[OUT Q=And don't forget your camera.]

Because once you arrive at your destination you might not want to leave.
[SOT 59:58-1:00:05]
[IN Q=We have a falls here that's really popular...]

((We have a falls here that's about 30-35 feet that's really popular with the local people. In fact, we've had several weddings up here in this spot.)) [RUNS :08]
[OUT Q=weddings up here in this spot.]
[SOT 1:01:00-1:01:08]
[IN Q=It's still a very popular place...]

((It's still a very popular place, a very pretty place. It's remote which saves it from a whole lot of traffic but, the people who know that it's here will keep coming back.)) [RUNS :08]
[OUT Q=people who know that it's here will keep coming back.]

And not just to beat the heat. Shannon Young, News 7, Botetourt County.))


[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
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Early major league baseball highlights from the Bronx, Tiki and Ronde barber talk about their upcoming season
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[VO-NAT]

and the WWF rolls into the New River Valley Speedway in style, details in sports.
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[S-Yankees]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-98]
[GRAPHIC=Yankees]


The defending world champion Yankees came into today's game against Tampa Bay trailing Boston by a half game in the AL East. The Sox just started their game at six.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/MSG Network; :00]

Nice day for a white wedding...The Devil Rays mounted a 4-nothing lead. In the top of the third, Russ Johnson connects on a double to deep left and that plates two runs. 3-nothing Rays.
But the Yankees Bernie Williams would answer in a big way. In the sixth, he crushes his 12th homer of the season, a two run shot to make it 4-2.
[SUPER=32-New York/5/Tampa Bay/4;]Then Tino Martinez follows suit with a blast to right, a double decker solo shot an

d it is 4-3.
That sets the stage for Bernie, who, nails another two run homer, from the other side of the plate, the seventh time he's done that, Yanks win 5-4.
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[S-AVS]


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


The Salem Avalanche will try and salvage a three game road trip at Lynchburg tonight. The Avs have been outscored 21 to 4 the last two games against the Hillcats Thursday and Friday. Gametime is set for 7:05 and we will have the highlights at 11.

[S-WWF]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-104 411TC]
[GRAPHIC=NEW RIVER VALLEY S'WAY]


One of the World Wrestling Federation's top stars is spending part of this weekend in the New River Valley. Mike Stevens has the "Hard Core" details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Fairlawn; ;00]
[SUPER=01-Bob "Hard Core" Holly/WWF Wrestler and Racer; :28]
[SUPER=01-Hermie Sadler/Holly's Car Owner; :46]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:44]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=hold new river]

Hard Core Holly will race in tonight's 100 lap Late Model feature race at New River.

[S-Trucks]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-102]
[GRAPHIC=Craftsman Trucks]


The Craftsman Truck Series GNC Live Well 200 took over the Milwaukee Mile today as drivers compted in the 11th race of 24 this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-West Allis, WI/ESPN; :00]


Who would have guessed that at the start of this race that Jack Sprague would dominate, but he did. Sprague lead the first 170 laps of the race.
But the seventh and final caution brought out a restart and on lap 171 in turn 2, Ted Musgrave, from near by Franklin, Wisconsin, would pass Sprague in the Mopar Dodge. Musgrave would not give up the lead again and wins the GNC Live Well 200. Sprague was second.

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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-103]
[GRAPHIC=Barbers]

Ronde and Tiki Barber have finished up their fourth annual Twins camp and now must soon turn their focus to their own NFL camps.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Tiki and his NFC champion Giants have much of the same nucleus coming back next season. New York beefed up it's defense in the draft, selecting defensive players in the first three picks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Giants Leading Rusher; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=......dependable for us"]
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[VO-NAT]


Two of the three top picks for Ronde and Tampa Bay were pass defenders, but signing Brad Johnson was huge.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="we]
[SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/Tampa Bay Defensive Back; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=.....be consistent"]

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