[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2 Shot]

A robbery in Roanoke goes terribly wrong.
Now police are looking for murder suspects.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-shot]
[VO-NAT]

Plus, security's been so tight in Virginia's Supermax prisons that cameras weren't allowed inside. Until now.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Tonight on the Big 7, the Caps get Jagr from the Pens, Tony Stewart gets a slap on the wrist. Dot Bolling is beaten at the State-Am.
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[VO-NAT]

And Pete Gillen is on the verge of signing a multi-million dollar deal that will keep his at UVa the rest of his career.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Humidity levels on the way down and they will stay down for several days. Details in the forecast coming up.
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[Roanoke-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-13 1:58:37]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Two young men were robbed at gunpoint last night in Roanoke. One got on his knees, emptied his pockets, gave up his car keys and lived to tell his story. The other ran for it and was fatally shot in the back of the head.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem]
[SUPER=01-Ben Chastang/Robbery Victim]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=Ryan made his decision.]

(( Around ten o'clock last night Ben Chastang says he and his friend, Ryan Fisher, stopped at the Z-Mart on Melrose.
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[SOT 11:28:50]
[IN Q=Ryan went in]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=asked for a ride.]


Fisher vouched for the guy, so they picked him up.
In an interview this afternoon, Chastang insisted we not show his face.
He says he doesn't do drugs- -CAN't because he's prone to seizures, and he insists he wasn't looking for trouble.

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[SOT 1:29:45]
[IN Q=I didn't go down]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=things went bad.]

...so bad, Chastang can't even rejoice at having survived. They found the body of his best friend, Ryan Fisher, this morning about a block from where the robbery occurred.
Chastang said he'd never been robbed before... had no idea whether he was going to live or die.
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[SOT 11:27:50]
[IN Q=You just sit there]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=Ryan made his decision.]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Police are still looking for Chastang's 1996 green Chevy Impala with "Impala SS" in polished aluminum on the side and 20-inch chrome wheel rims.))



[Willis]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-39 22:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Now that he's back behind bars, authorities hope a Franklin County man can provide answers in a 12-year-old murder case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


Timothy Wayne Willis did not return to jail from work release the day after Ether Adean Smith's body was found.
Divers discovered the body inside a metal drum in Philpott Lake.
Authorities say Willis was an acquaintance who was questioned when Smith disappeared.
He was caught Monday in Cherokee, North Carolina, and questioned again about her murder.
Now, Willis faces charges of escaping custody and possession of a firearm by a felon.
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[Prescription-Abuse]


[ANCHOR=2-shot Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-32 24:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Print 'em and book 'em is about to be the new slogan of pharmacists in Pulaski. [2-shot KEITH]
Keeping fingerprints on file will be a part of a new program designed to prevent prescription drug abuse.
News 7's Jennifer Miele is here now with more.
[DOUBLE BOXES=KEITH SHANNON -- JEN AT MB SET;]


Keith and Shannon, in the last three years, the town of Pulaski's seen a steady increase in prescription fraud.
[LIVE=Jen MB SET/FULL]
[GRAPHIC=Prescription Abuse in MB Monitor]
[SUPER=@jennifer1]


In the next few weeks, area pharmacists will be asked to participate in a program to combat that problem. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;:06]
[SUPER=01-Vicky Frazier/Pulaski Crime Prevention Officer;:23]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Hale/Martin's Pharmacy;:40]
[RUNS=1:04]
[OUT Q=a state grant.]

(([NAT SOUND] [runs 05]
"This" is authentiprint... the Pulaski Police department's latest crime fighting tool.
In a few weeks, pharmacists will be able to fingerprint at their discretion... And the likely target will be patients using pain medications like OxyContin or Perkaset.
Officer Vicky Frazier says criminals are taking advantage of Pulaski's growing elderly population.
[SOT]

((THEY ARE 30 PERCENT OF OUR POPULATION. ALSO THEY HAVE A LARGE NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS , CRIMINALS FIND THAT ATTRACTIVE. WE'RE TRYING TO HELP THEM NOT BE VICTIMS.)) [RUNS 13] [NAT SOUND] [RUNS 04]
Pulaski Pharmacist Eddie Hale has seen the prescription fraud problem first hand, and is all for the program.
But he says he's anxious to know what role he'll play in its prevention.
[SOT]

((EDDIE HALE: I WOULDN'T FINGERPRINT MY REGULAR CUSTOMERS, BUT IT CAN ALSO BE USED WHEN PEOPLE PICK UP PRESCRIPTIONS FOR OTHER PEOPLE. WE'VE HAD PROBLEMS WITH THAT.)) [RUNS 09]
Authentiprint kits are $15 dollars each - but six area pharmacists will get them for free thanks to a state grant.))
[LIVE=JEN MB /FULL]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Police won't have access to the prints unless a case of fraud has been reported.
They'll meet with pharmacists on July 18th to discuss the terms of "authentiprint's" use.
[DOUBLE BOXES=KEITH SHANNON / JEN MB SET;]




[Oxycontin-Suit]


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

The maker of Oxycontin issued a legal response today to a class action lawsuit filed against the company in Lee County. We'll have more on that tonight on NEWS 7 at eleven.


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


God's Pit Crew goes to work - providing flood relief. We'll explain, ahead.
[ANCHOR=2-shot Shannon]

And... They've been the source of national scrutiny for three years.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=2-Shot Shannon]

Now - for the first time since inmates were moved in - news cameras are allowed INSIDE Southwest Virginia's Supermax prisons. We're going in... when News 7 returns.
[ANCHOR=2-Shot Keith]

But first... Robin's got a look at the weather...
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[First-Wx]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=NONE]WEATHER CENTER

[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST WATER LEVELS
[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[COMMERCIAL][Monty-Chase]


[ANCHOR=2-SHOT KEITH]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-33 17:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputies are combing the woods of Ellet Valley looking for Blacksburg resident Antoine Sherard Scott. [2-shot SHANNON] Authorities say they have an arrest warrant for the 23-year old man who is in violation of his probation.
[DOUBLE BOXES=KEITH SHANNON/ BLACKSBURG BUREAU;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon joins us with the story which has been unfolding all day. Rachel? Keith, Shannon, authorities won't tell us what Scott has done to violate his probation or the felony charges he has been convicted of.
[LIVE= RACHEL /FULL]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

But just after noon...when they attempted to arrest him he led them on a high speed chase down Jenelle Road, a steep curvy path not far behind me. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats motorcycle]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Lipsey/Chase Witness; :11]
[SUPER=01-Lt. G. Chandler/Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Office; :37]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=((CALL THE SEARCH))]

((Nats motorcycle Witnesses say Scott's car skidded, spinning several times before going off the right side, finally rolling down a ravine.
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[SOT 6:32:57]
[IN Q=he scared]

((JOHN LIPSEY/CHASE WITNESS; HE SCARED ME TO DEATH I THOUGHT HE CAME ALL THE WAY OVER IN MY LANE AND I SAID I CAN'T BELIEVE THE GUY IS GOING THAT FAST, HE SKIDDED, HE MUST HAVE BEEN GOING AT LEAST 70-MILES AN HOUR.))
[OUT Q=70 MILES AN HOUR]

Somehow he managed to escape the blue Ford Mustang lying on it's side. [Quick nats pull up of radio] With the car radio blaring, airbag deployed and no driver....a manhunt quickly ensued in the surrounding hills and valleys.
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[SOT 6:44:54]
[IN Q=A HANDLER]

((LT G. CHANDLER/MONTGOMERY CO., SHERIFFS; A HANDLER DEPUTY AND THE DOG ARE SEARCHING FOR THE SUBJECT THIS IS THE SECOND SEARCH THAT THEY HAVE MADE THEY ARE ON A TRACK.))
[OUT Q=A TRACK.]

A witness reported seeing a person on Den Hill Road matching Scott's description but police do not believe it was him.
[Nats quick sirens] Police say this is the third time the Blacksburg resident has run from the law. Authorities are anxious to make an arrest.
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[SOT 6:45:55]
[IN Q=WERE NOT]

((WERE NOT GIVING UP YET WE'LL HAVE TO MAKE A CALL LATER ON THIS AFTERNOON WHEN WE CALL THE SEARCH. ))
[OUT Q=CALL THE SEARCH.]))
[LIVE= RACHEL/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Deputies and Blacksburg police have established a perimeter around the search area in case the suspect emerges. They are also looking at another way to find Scott... It seems the car he was driving did not belong to him...
[DOUBLE BOXES=2-SHOT KEITH / SHANNON - RACHEL;]

So Keith, Shannon, they hope the Mustang's owner can help lead them to their man.


[Wallens-Ridge]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-17 1:19:30]
[ANCHOR=2-shot KEITH]
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For more than three years, Virginia has kept its most dangerous prisons under wraps.
[ANCHOR=2-shot SHANNON]


Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Connecticut legislators have all been turned away -- after allegations of human rights abuses surfaced.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Tonight, NEWS 7 shows you the first pictures from inside one of Virginia's Supermax prisons.
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[TAKE MAP HERE]
Wallens Ridge and Red Onion opened their doors in 1997, just a few miles from the Kentucky state line.
Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls took a tour of Wallens Ridge.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot door "We don't really]
[SUPER=03-Wise Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Paul Brown/Inmate; :22]
[SUPER=01-Stan Young/Warden; 1:03 ]
[SUPER=01-James Reynolds/Inmate; 1:59]
[SUPER=01-Alphonso Dickson/Segregated Inmate; 2:07]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 2:27]
[RUNS=2:39]
[OUT Q=Ellen Qualls, News 7, Wise County.]



(([sot tape tape one 10:46:47 ]
((NAT SOT DOOR OPENS ))
[runs= 01 ]


We don't really know why the Virginia Department of Corrections finally lifted its camera ban and let us and two other news crews inside.
They flew us down to the prison carved out of a a mountain next to Big Stone Gap, and showed us pretty much anything we wanted to see.
And after all the mystery... that's pretty much everything.
[sot tape tape one 11:44:35]

((PAUL BROWN/INMATE: MYSTERIOUS EVERYTHING. WHEN YOU DEALING WITH WALLENS RIDGE, EVERYTHING IS MYSTERIOUS.))
[runs= 07 ]


Paul Brown robbed a Chevron station in Roanoke in 1993, at age 19, and beat the man he robbed.
He spent eight months at Red Onion before this, and says one of the biggest problems for him is a demographic one:
white officers live in southwest Virginia, and the majority of the inmates are black.
[sot tape tape one 11:46:00 ]

((PAUL BROWN/INMATE: THEY AIN'T NEVER BEEN AROUND US TO UNDERSTAND US. THEY SCARED OF US. THEY SCARED OF US ON THE FACT THAT WE'RE BLACK. AND THEY PRINTED IN THE PAPER THAT WE THUGS AND ALL THIS... LIVE UP TO A CERTAIN STANDARD.... BUT WE AIN'T LIKE THAT.))
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[sot tape tape one 11:25:43 ]

((STAN YOUNG/WARDEN: I'M NOT SAYING THAT NOTHING IS EVER SAID BY INDIVIDUAL OFFICERS. I'M NOT THAT NAIVE. BUT THE LEVEL OF RACISM THAT HAS BEEN REPORTED IS TOTALLY BLOWN OUT OF PROPORTION.))
[runs= 15 ]


Warden Stan Young actually has a defamation lawsuit pending against Connecticut media for labeling him a racist.
We surprised Young with this tour -- but he seems relieved to clear up some misconceptions.
[sot tape tape one 11:24:29 ]

((STAN YOUNG/WARDEN: I THINK WHEN YOU HAVE 977 OF THE WORST INMATES THAT YOU COULD POSSIBLY HAVE, AND THE INMATE ON INMATE ASSAULTS HAVE BEEN MINIMAL. THERE REALLY HAVE BEEN NO SERIOUS INJURY. WE'VE HAD FIGHTS AND WE'VE HAD ASSAULTS.
BUT AS FAR AS A SERIOUS INJURY, WE HAVEN'T HAD ONE. WE HAVEN'T HAD A SERIOUS INJURY TO STAFF. :51/22 AND I THINK THAT IT IS A DIRECT REFLECTION ON THE DESIGN OF THE PRISON ITSELF AND THE QUALITY OF STAFF THAT WE HAVE HERE.))
[runs= 31 ]



[sot tape tape one 11;34:20 ]

((JAMES REYNOLDS/INMATE: THERE'S JUST A WHOLE LOT OF STUFF THAT GOES ON HERE. THE GUNS. THEY HAVE THE GUNS. THEY USED TO HAVE STUN GUNS. THEY TOOK THEM AWAY.))
[runs= 08 ]



[sot tape 11:58:46 ]

((ALPHONSO DICKSON/SEGREGATED INMATE: IT DEPENDS ON HOW STRONG YOU ARE MENTALLY. IF YOU ARE A STRONG PERSON AND YOU COME IN HERE STRONG, YOU'LL LEAVE STRONG. BUT IF YOU COME IN HERE WEAK AND YOU WANT TO FALL INTO THE SMALL AND THE CROOKED THINGS THAT YOU SEE A LOT IN HERE YOU'LL LEAVE OUT OF HERE WEAK. YOU'LL REMAIN WEAK.))
[runs= 14]



[sot tape tape one 11:08:15 off camera]

((STAN YOUNG OFF CAMERA: INMATES HAVE TO HAVE PERMISSION FROM THIS OFFICER OR AN OFFICER ON THE YARD TO CROSS THE RED LINE.))
[runs= 06 ]


In our next segment, we'll look at how life works at Wallens Ridge, and what the supermax prisons do to make life safer at every other prison in Virginia.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Wise County.))



[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo/chr]
[TAPE#=None]
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More losers than gainers today on Wall Street, but the major averages moved upward. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow climbed 65 points. NASDAQ rose nine points.
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[Flood-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Relief]

Residents from our area are helping meet the need for volunteers in parts of flood damaged West Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

This morning thirty town of Blacksburg employees left to make the two and a half hour drive to Mullens, West Virginia.
They will stay for two-days, helping with cleanup as well as advising and working on sewer and water problems. A fleet of the town's public works vehicles will help restoration efforts. Sunday's heavy rain storm caused an estimated 20-million dollars in damage in the Mountain State.
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[Gods-Pit-crew]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Relief]


Southside residents will also be lending a helping hand to flood victims.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


A group of volunteers with God's Pit Crew will leave tomorrow for Fayette County West Virginia.
They'll be bringing supplies as well as heavy equipment to help remove debris.
Organizers say supplies are low because of a recent trip to help flood victims in Texas.
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[SOT 41:19]
[IN Q=We need canned food]

((RANDY JOHNSON/GOD'S PIT CREW: WE NEED CANNED FOOD, BOTTLED WATER, PERSONAL ITEMS LIKE TOOTHBRUSHES, TOOTHPASTES, SOAP, SHAMPOO. BABY ITEMS LIKE DIAPERS AND WIPES. ANY KIND OF TOILETRY ITEMS, TOILET PAPER, PAPER TOWELS, THOSE TYPE OF THINGS, NO CLOTHING.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Johnson/God's Pit Crew]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=thing, no clothing]
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[TAKE GRAPHIC]
You can drop off items at several locations throughout the area.
In Danville, its Piedmont Custom Conversions on Highway 58.
In Martinsville, its Clarence's Steak House on Highway 220.
And you can also drop off items at the South Boston Speedway.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports Pete Gillen is about to become the $10 million dollar man. Tony Stewart loses $10 thousand. The Caps get Jagr.
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[VO-NAT]

And Dot Bolling meets her match at the Women's State amateur golf tournament in Boonsboro.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-100]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


The sale of the Roanoke Express is still up in the air at this time. Ashby Coleman, the head of the local group that wants to buy the team, told News 7 sports today that he spoke with current Express owner Dick Yancey this morning. A few minutes ago, we learned that the current owners have told the local group that they hope to have an answer as to whether they will get the team by tomorrow.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mike...]
[SUPER=01-Ashby Coleman/Potential Express Buyer; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...walk away]
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[ANCHOR=MIke]
[GRAPHIC=Express]

Local fans are worried that the longer the local group is put on hold the more likely it may be that the people who want to put a team in Gwinnett, Georgia will get the Express.

[S-Caps]


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

In other hockey news the Washington Caps have gotten Jaromir Jagr in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Caps give up prospects Kris Beech, Russ Lupaschuk and Michal Sivek to get the five time NHL scoring champ. Again, Jaromir Jagr has been traded to the Caps.


[S-Stewart]


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


NASCAR has decided not to suspend Tony Stewart for his outburst following Saturday's Pepsi 400. Stewart, who already was on probation until August 29th was fined $10 thousand dollars instead. NASCAR also decided not dock him any points. He remains on probation until season's end.

[S-Gillen]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-99 25:38]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


Craig Littlepage, UVa's interim athletic director told our own Steve Mason this afternoon that Virginia men's basketball coach Pete Gillen will receive a huge new contract in the next few weeks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00]


The contract is reported to be a 10 year deal worth $9 million dollars. Gillen has three years remaining on his original seven year contract, which will be replaced by this new deal. Gillen's Cavaliers were 20 and 9 this past season and reached the NCAA tournament. Littlepage says he and Gillen hope to have the new deal for Gillen in place soon.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 (29:35)]
[GRAPHIC=Golf Logo]


The Virginia women's state amateur has left the Cascades course at the Homestead for the Boonsboro Country Club this year.
And Roy Stanley says the event not only has a new venue, but it also will have a new champion by week's end.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="The beautiful...]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Comninoki/Club Pro; :16]
[SUPER=01-Jan Sutherland/Pres. VSGA Women's Division; :32]
[SUPER=01-Mandy Beamer/One Up Win; :54]
[SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/Loses in Quarterfinals; 1:06]
[SUPER=@Roy1; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=.........news 7 sports."]

((The beautiful rolling hills add a scenic view to the golf course at the Boonsboro Country Club.
Officials of the Virginia State Golf Association selected the club for this years tournament. And the club members were eager to give up the course for the women's state tournament.)) ((JOHN COMNINOKI/CLUB PRO:)) ((JAN SUTHERLAND/PRES. VSGA WOMEN'S DIVISION:)) ((Defending champion Dot Bolling will not be around on Friday to defend her title.
Mandy Beamer, who plays golf at Longwood College, would take Bolling to the wire winning the quarterfinal match 1 up.)) ((MANDY BEAMER/ONE UP WIN:)) ((DOT BOLLING/LOSES IN QUARTERFINALS:)) ((Valetta Pittman also of Roanoke would be eliminated in today's quarterfinals.
She lost to Glenna Buchanan of Abingdon 4 and 3.)) ((ROY STANLEY:))
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[S-Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-92 tc 1:55:59]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The crack of the bat will once again be heard at Salem Memorial Stadium.
The Avalanche starts a three game series with Winston-Salem tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/June 27;]


The last time Salem was home was June 27th. In fact, since the all star break the Avalanche has only played three home games.
The Avs have just returned from a tough 13 game road trip in which they only came away with three wins.
Trouble on the field wasn't the only obstacle Salem faced.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=our bus]
[SUPER=01-Dave Collins/Avalanche Manager; :10]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=class kids]
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[Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Robin]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rre]
[TAPE#=]


[FOUR SHOT TOSS] You remember the tornado at Myrtle Beach last Friday? How would you like to see it up close as it headed toward the Pavillion area?
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[VO-NAT]
[UPPER Left Hand SUPER=04-Courtesy Stephanie Everett]

[Leave mics open for ad lib commentary with nat sound down in the background] [RUNS :40]
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Many colleges brag about about being "fully wired", but Washington and Lee wants to go wireless. No plugs needed .. we'll have the story tonight on News 7 at 6. The university plans to provide high-speed Internet access anywhere on campus.