[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Coming up on NEWS 7 at six.
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[VO-NAT]

Friends prepare to say good-bye to a local teenager-- who died from injuries sustained in a church van accident. Ahead-- details on tonight's service in memory of Jessika Lewis.
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=]

And, the search continues for a missing Alzheimer's patient.



[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Head]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Bill Pilat's lacrosse camp opened today at Roanoke College Ron Fellows wins the Busch race at Watkins Glen.
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[VO-NAT]


And Dale Earnhardt Junior dominates winning the Pepsi 400 last night in Daytona.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[SS=None]


After a morning of heavy rain and thunderstorms... some areas pulling in nearly seven inches worth of showers... we turned towards sunshine and hot temperatures. What's next? We'll find out. [Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[VO-NAT]

One week ago this church van crashed, now friends of Jessika Lewis are gathering to remember the teenager.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.[Lewis-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=N7 at 6]


On Friday Jessika Lewis died from injuries she received in the van accident. Lewis along with 11 other teens and two adults were heading back to Roanoke from a trip to Myrtle Beach.
Tonight members of the Virginia Heights Baptist Church and friends will gather outside the church for a service
[DOUBLE BOXES= Teresa/KateMicrowave;]

Kate Weidaw is at the church tonight with more.
[LIVE= Kate/FULL]
[SUPER=@Kate1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]

It's been a trying week for members of this church. Many had hoped and prayed Jessika Lewis would recover from her injuries. Tonight instead of the jazz concert that is scheduled to take place outside the church dozens will gather to remember Lewis. ((ROLLCUE:...remember Lewis))
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Asheboro Co., NC/July 1]

It was last Sunday when the youth group was on their way back from a trip to Myrtle Beach. One tire exploded causing the driver to lose control and the van to flip several times. Four of the 14 passengers were thrown from the vehicle. Only the two adults in the front seat were wearing seat belts.
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[LIVE= Kate/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]



[DOUBLE BOXES= Teresa/Kate Microwave;]




[Missing-Man]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-38 - 18:75]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The search continued today for an Alzheimer's patient who wandered away from his nursing home in Lexington. Officials searched along Route 11 south just outside the city this morning after receiving a tip but did not find him.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

The Mayflower Nursing home called police yesterday morning saying 86 year old Herman Bennett was missing. Officials say they've searched extensively for him and now they're starting to worry.
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[SOT 9:48:05]
[IN Q=we've had the]

((MARK RILEY: WE'VE HAD THE TRACKING DOGS OUT TWICE WE'VE ALSO HAD A VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HELICOPTER IN COMBING THE ARE, THE OUTSKIRTS OF LEXINGTON, ANY GENERAL AREA HE COULD REACH ON FOOT ANYTHING LIKE THAT HAS BEEN SEARCHED.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Riley/Lexington Police Dept.]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=has been searched.]
(+++++++++)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN PAGE 1003] Herman Bennett was last seen wearing a green-striped shirt, tan slacks, and a tan-colored hat that says New Jersey.
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[TAKE PHONE NUMBER FS 1004] If you have any information on Bennett - you can call Lexington police at (540) 463 9177.
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[Barn-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=01-19 1:25:50]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]

Lightning is being blamed for a fire that burned a barn in Roanoke County to the ground.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./This Morning]

Firefighters responded to the blaze at Feather Road around 8 this morning and found the barn engulfed in flames... At one point, the blaze was spreading along the ground to nearby woods - but firefighters were able to put out the flames before it reached the woods. Authorities say the owners of the property were out of town but it appeared the barn had been abandoned.
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[North-District]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Redistricting]

A National G-O-P representative is dashing hopes of conservative Virginians... who wanted to see a district carved out for Oliver North.
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[VO-NAT from 01-13 TC1:38:22]
[SUPER=04-1994]

The controversial Iran-Contra figure says he WOULD run for a Congressional seat... if state Republicans redrew the ninth-district. The proposal would have had Democrat Rick Boucher's district stretching 350 miles... from Southwest Virginia... to Clarke County, where North lives.
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[anchor=Teresa]
[graphic=Hold]

But Congressman Tom Davis -- who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee - says such a district will not even be considered. Redistricting has already prompted some prominent Virginia democrats - including Vinton delegate Dick Cranwell - to step down... The next redistricting session will be held tomorrow.
[McPherson-Reel]
[anchor=Teresa]
[newscast=6]
[writer=chr]
[tape=Newsreel #4 1:19:35]
[graphic=Newsreel]

[ANCHOR TAG!!!] Authorities resume their search for evidence this week in the waters of Philpott Lake. That's where they found a missing Martinsville woman's body last month. When word first got out that human remains had been found at the lake - one local sheriff was on the phone immediately... hoping he could finally put one very personal murder case - to rest.
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[vo] [PICTURE OF GENE MCPHERSON] In today's Virginia Newsreel - Keith Humphry has a look back at the missing person - turned - murder case... of Gene McPherson.
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[SOT]
[IN-Q=For almost]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.; :00]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co./May 1999; :04 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-Billy McPherson/Craig Co. Sheriff; :19]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co./May 1987; :27]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt/October 1988; :52]
[SUPER=10-Thaddeus Cox/Craig Co. Prosecutor/May 1989; 1:12 -- QUICK!!!]
[super=10-Mark Roberts/Reporting/March 1989; 1:26 QUICK!]
[super=03-New Castle/February 1989;1:51]
[RUNS=3:15]
[OUT-Q=For Va. Newsreel I'm KH.]

(([generic Sheriff walking or standing shot from SHERIFF MCPHERSON tape] For almost three decades... Craig County Sheriff B-B McPherson [McPherson at moonshine bust from 99-8 TC 1:56:55] has been fighting crime. McPherson estimates his department has [still photo of McPherson receiving award from SHERIFF MCPHERSON TAPE TC 2:21:53] solved hundreds of crimes since he took office. But the one case [Sheriff talking to us from SHERIFF MCPHERSON TAPE] he can't get out of his mind - is one of only two homicides he's worked... the murder of his brother.
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[SOT from SHERIFF MCPHERSON 2:11:33]
[IN Q=I HOPE]

((2:11:33 -- I HOPE EVERYDAY WE'LL HEAR SOMETHING THAT'LL BRING CLOSURE TO IT BUT SO FAR IT HASN'T HAPPENED - 2:11:41))

[RUNS= 8]
[OUT Q=HASN'T HAPPENED.]


[ground search pics from 87-59 TC 21:37 and 21:43] Gene McPherson was reported missing in 1987. His pickup had been [pickup at rest stop from 87-59 TC 21:32 then best search pics] abandoned at rest stop on Interstate-81 near Radford. The Sheriff said his brother was dependable and told News 7 early on that [PICTURE OF GENE MCPHERSON from 87-59 TC 21:27]
Gene might still be alive - but it was doubtful.
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[SOT from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 1:06:45]

[ROB!!! HOLD UP GENE'S PICTURE OVER BEGINNING OF THIS BITE! -- THROUGH "THAT'S POSSIBLE."]
[IN Q=THAT'S POSSIBLE]

((1:06:45 - THAT'S POSSIBLE. I'D LIKE TO THINK THAT BUT I DON'T I THINK HE'S BEEN KILLED - 1:06:49))

[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=THINK HE'S BEEN KILLED]


[more search / investigation pics from 87-50 around TC 1:06:20-ish] A murder-for-hire theory emerged surrounding Gene McPherson's disappearance. Career criminal [Colclasure walk shot from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 40:48] John Colclasure confessed to being the hit man. State Police say he was hired by a local doctor - whose wife was reportedly having an affair with McPherson. Without a body - prosecutors decided to charge Colclasure with capital murder... [generic trial pics from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 46:42-ish] One source said the ULTIMATE goal was to flush out the man who paid for the hit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 48:13]
[IN Q=I WOULD STRONGLY]

(( 48:13 -- I WOULD STRONGLY CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITY OF OTHER CHARGES COMING DOWN ON THIS CASE - IT'S REALLY UP TO COLCLASURE (shrugs shoulder) - 48:19 ))
[RUNS= 06]
[OUT Q=UP TO COLCLASURE (shrugs shoulders).]

[Colclasure walk shot from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 47:40] But Colclasure did not give up information on the man who reportedly hired him. He did, however, say he would [search pics from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE around TC 52:47-ish] fill in one missing piece of the puzzle...
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[SOT from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 46:04]

[ROB - TREAT THIS BITE AS A NAT SOUND BURST - FADE UP AND FADE OUT!!!]
[IN Q=AFTER THIS]

((46:04 - MARK STANDUP SU - AFTER THIS LATEST SEARCH POLICE SAID THEY AGAIN CAME UP WITH NOTHING.))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=CAME UP WITH NOTHING]


[dive search pics from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 39:54] Time and again - Colclasure led authorities on fruitless searches for the missing remains. Sheriff McPherson believes today that Colclasure was just looking for chances to escape. In fact, he tried it. [McPherson shot from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 43:42] The convict expressed little concern about the toll his stories were taking on authorities - AND on McPherson's family.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 43:51]
[IN Q=DO YOU THINK]

((43:51 - DO YOU THINK PEOPLE ARE GETTING TIRED OF WAITING FOR YOU TO TAKE THEM TO THE REMAINS? - 43:55 -- I REALLY DON'T CARE - 43:56))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=I REALLY DON'T CARE.]

Colclasure eventually said he would lead police to the remains - for 5-THOUSAND dollars. He offered to tell News 7 the full story for 350-bucks. At the time - he had no takers. [Sheriff McPherson today - cover shots, including walk shot from SHERIFF MCPHERSON TAPE at TC 2:26:32 ] But Sheriff McPherson says after Colclasure's guilty plea - and after the media spotlight dimmed - he went to the convict personally - and offered him 15- THOUSAND dollars.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT from SHERIFF MCPHERSON tape TC 2:07:01]
[IN Q=I TOLD HIM]

((2:07:01 -- I TOLD HIM HE COULD DO WHATEVER HE WANTED TO WITH IT HE COULD SEND IT TO WHOEVER HE WANTED TO OR HAVE THE ATTY TAKE THE CASH MONEY AND I WOULDN'T ASK FOR ANYMORE NAMES OR ANYTHING IF I COULD JUST BRING THE BODY HOME AND BURY HIM - 2:07:13))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=BODY HOME AND BURY HIM]

[more Colclasure pics] But Colclasure wouldn't - or couldn't - lead the Sheriff to his brother's body. [more Sheriff today pics] It's a key reason Sheriff McPherson thinks Colclasure lied - about killing his brother.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT from SHERIFF MCPHERSON 2:08:11]
[IN Q=HE'S BEEN A LIFE-TIMER]

((2:08:11 -- HE'S BEEN A LIFE - TIMER. HE'S IN JAIL SO UH AGREEING TO MURDERING GENE AS LONG AS IT WASN'T A CAPITAL PUNISHMENT HE DIDN'T HAVE ANYTHING TO LOSE BECAUSE HE ALREADY HAD THE TIME ANYWAY - 2:08:23))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=ALREADY HAD THE TIME ANYWAY]

[Sheriff today] The Sheriff says the man who paid to have his brother killed has since died himself. As for McPherson, he says he WON'T seek re-election in two years. But after retiring - [Gene pic from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE TC 39:06] there is at least one case - he's taking with him.
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[SOT from FILE MCPHERSON TAPE 2:13:33]

[ROB - HOLDUP PIC OVER BEGINNING OF THIS BITE!!!]
[IN Q=IF ANYTHING]

((2:13:33-- IF ANYTHING COMES UP AFTER I RETIRE I'M SURE THAT WHOEVER REPLACES ME WILL LET ME KNOW - WE'LL GO WITH IT FROM THERE - 2:13:41 ))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=GO WITH IT FROM THERE.]

For Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry.))
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[anchor=Teresa]
[graphic=Hold]

Sheriff McPherson says there are new leads in this case - but he can't reveal them at this time. And he says he will give the 15- THOUSAND dollar reward to ANYONE who can lead him to his brother's remains.






[Pierce]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC-49:11]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A West Virginia white supremacist is using the Internet to promote a message of revolution through music. William Pierce, who lives in Pocahontas County, is using the Internet to promote his recording label, Resistance Records-- the soundtrack for white revolution.
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[VO-NAT 96-34]
[SUPER=@File;]

Pierce is also the author of the Turner Diaries, and appeared on 60- minutes several years ago. He says his ultimate goal is to have his music label become the world's biggest distributor of resistance music, also known as white power rock.
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[Harveycutter-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile #4 - 1:29:13]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Profile]

In just a few hours, Carey Harveycutter will be resting easy. This year's 11-day run of the Salem Fair will be history and Harveycutter and his staff will be able to relax... but just for a while.
Joe Dashiell followed Harveycutter through the fairgrounds last week, and has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Salem Fair is set to open]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carey Harveycutter/Salem Civic Center; :43]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:16 ]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Salem]


((The Salem Fair is set to open in a few minutes, and Carey Harveycutter is attending to last minute details... making sure the grease produced by food vendors is hauled away... making sure the parking lot is passable. [MORE NAT SOUND]
[IN Q=I'll let you decide what you want to do]

((I'LL LET YOU DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT TO DO, BUT IT BOTTLENECKED THIS AREA UP PRETTY BAD.)) [RUNS :08]
[OUT Q=bottlenecked this area up pretty bad.]


There's always something to do during an 11-day event that brings 350- thousand people to the grounds of the Salem Civic Center.
What started as a small local event 14 years ago has grown into the second largest fair in Virginia... the largest free fair on the east coast.
[SOT 23:28:48]
[IN Q=It's a tremendous difference]

((IT'S A TREMENDOUS DIFFERENCE. WHEN JOHN SAUNDERS AND I CAME UP WITH THE IDEA 15 YEARS AGO, WE HAD NO IDEA IT'D BE AS HUGE AS IT IS NOW.)) [RUNS :07]
[OUT Q=as huge as it is now.]


Harveycutter has been working at the civic center since he was a sophomore in high school. He learned the ropes from Jack Dame, and now presides over a civic center complex that includes the fairgrounds, Memorial Baseball Stadium, and the Salem Football Stadium.
It's a role he relishes.
[SOT 23:35:08]
[RUNS=It's a great job]

((IT'S A GREAT JOB. I THANK GOD EVERY DAY THAT AM ENTITLED TO GO TO A JOB THAT I REALLY ENJOY.)) [OUT Q :10]
[OUT Q=that I really enjoy]


But keeping it all running smoothly can be a challenge... and as the fair winds toward its conclusion, he's quick to share the credit with a full-time staff, part-timers hired just for the event, and the other Salem city employees who pitch in to help.
[SOT]
[IN Q=If it wasn't for the 20 people full time]

((IF IT WASN'T FOR THE 20 PEOPLE FULL TIME UP HERE BEHIND ME GETTING THE JOB DONE, THERE WOULDN'T BE A FAIR. THERE WOULDN'T BE A HORSE SHOW OR ANYTHING ELSE UP HERE. THEY'RE THE ONES THAT MAKE IT WORK. AND THEY'RE THE ONES WHO SHOULD GET THE CREDIT.)) [RUNS :12]
[OUT Q=who should get the credit.]


With a busy summer season ahead they won't get much rest. Harveycutter plans to visit the Ohio and Wisconsin state fairs to scout out new entertainment. And he's already making plans for the 15th edition of the Salem Fair that will open for business on July 3rd, 2002.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Salem))

[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-105 (16:23)]
[GRAPHIC=Dale Jr.]


It's a win that Dale Earnhardt Junior will cherish for the restt of his life. He returned to Daytona last night, the track where his father was killed on the last lap of the Daytona 500, and dominated winning the Pepsi 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/NBC SPORTS; :]


And Little E did it Earnhardt fashion he led 112 of the 160 laps including a late race charge moving from sixth to first in the race's final six laps.
After taking the checked flag, Earnhardt drove his Cheverolet Monte Carlo on the infield grass where he was greeted by the entire NASCAR family including his teammate Michael Waltrip, who finished second in the race.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I dedicate...]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Pepsi 400 Winner; :]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=.....thank you."]
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[S-Finish]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Pepsi 400]


Elliott Sadler finished third, Ward Burton fourt, Jeff Burton 8-th Stacy Compton 32-nd and Rick Mast 34-th.
And here's a look at the final rundown.
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[MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5033;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/1. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//2. Michael Waltrip//3. Elliott Sadler//4. Ward Burton//5. Bobby Labonte//

;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/6. Jerry Nadeau//7. Rusty Wallace//8. Jeff Burton//9. Brett Bodine//10. Mike Wallace//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/11. Dale Jarrett//12. Todd bodine//13. Johnny Benson//14. Ricky Rudd//15. Ken Schrader//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/16. DeWalt Power//17. Jeremy Mayfield//18. Mark Martin//19. Jimmy Spencer//20. Steve Park//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/21. Dave Blaney//22. John Andretti//23. Robert Pressley//24. Jason Leffler//25. Kevin Harvick//;]



[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/26. Tony Stewart//27. Joe Nemechek//28. Casey Atwood//29. Kyle Petty//30. Kurt Busch//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/31. Kevin Lepage//32. Stacy Compton//33. Ricky Craven//34. Rick Mast//35. Bill Elliott//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/36. Dave Marcis//37. Jeff Gordon//38. Bobby Hamilton//39. Sterling Marlin//40. Terry Labonte//;]


[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0129-Pepsi 400/41. Mike Skinner//42. Jeff Purvis//43. Andy Houston//;]
[RUNS=:50]

[OUT Q-.....last driver."]
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[S-Busch]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-101 (15:22)]
[GRAPHIC=Watkins Glen]


The Busch cars tackled the road course at Watkins Glen this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Watkins Glen, NY/TNT SPORTS; :]


Ron Fellows would continue to dominate the G-N-C LiveWell 200 this time he led 36 laps winning the race for the second year in a row.
He's taken the checkered flag at Watkins glen 3 times in the last four years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Bryan Patty....]
[SUPER=01-Ron Fellows/GNC LiveWell 200 Winner; :]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=....old guy."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Greg Biffle was second followed by Kevin Harvick, Boris Said and Robby Gordon.


[S-Venus]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-102 (19:08)]
[GRAPHIC=Wimbledon Logo]


Venus Williams successfully defended her title winning Wimbledon in three sets over Blegian Justine Henin.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/NBC SPORTS; :]


Henin was the first Belgian to make it to a Wimbledon final.
But the second seeded Williams breezed through the first set in 20 minutes before Henin hit back with her powerful ground strokes to even the match.
Then Williams's power took control in the third set as she broke three times winning the title when Henin was unable to control her shot and fired wide. Williams wins in 3 sets, 6-1, 3-6 6-Love.
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[TALENT=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Gorran Ivanisevic moved into the finals with a five set win over Tim Henman. He's face Patrick Rafter in tomorrow's final.



[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-103 (7:13)]
[GRAPHIC=MLB Logo]


Chicago was in the Motor City this afternoon for a game with the Detroit Tigers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/FOX SPORTS; :]


The Cubs fell behind until the fifth.
That's when Sammy Sosa gets all of this pitch sending it deep over the left field wall for his second homer of the game and the Cubs tied the score at 5 to 5 in the fifth inning.
[SUPER=35-Detroit/9/Chicago/6/;]


But Detroit's Juan Encarnaison would drive in three runs this single to right field scored Rob Fick to make it 7 to 6 and Detroit goes on to win it 9 to 6.
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[S-LAX]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-104 tc 08:31]
[GRAPHIC=Lacrosse]


Many area high schools are now fielding club lacrosse teams. The history of success of Roanoke College's program is probably one reason why the sport is growing in Southwest Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


For 12 years Bill Pilat has put on lacrosse camps at Roanoke College.
For five of those years Cave Spring senior Adam Shorter has been a participant.
He says it's always worth the time and effort.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=you learn]
[SUPER=01-Adam Shorter/Cave Spring Lacrosse Player;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=it's great]
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[vo nat]
Pilat staffs the camps with former Maroon all America players, who return to their alma matre to give back to the program.
15 states are represented and this year the camp has grown to 250 athletes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we do everything]
[SUPER=01-Bill Pilat/Roanoke College Lacrosse Coach;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=game situations]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]

This camp runs through Wednesday. It's followed by a camp just for goalies. [GRAPHIC=hold]