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Coming up-
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A warning goes out to parents... about something that could be dangerous in your infant's playpen.
A drug store chain is closing local stores.
Plus which TV shows are hot at this years' emmys' We'll have a rundown of the nominees.
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and the latest on the Roanoke Express buy.
News 7 is next. [Open]
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((JAY FINCH/ASST. PUBLIC DEFENDER: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THAT LEE CONSIDERS HIMSELF TO BE A VICTIM OF AN ABDUCTION AS WELL.))
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[OUT Q=abduction as well.]
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New details tonight from the attorney of the 15 year old caught in the alleged abduction of Jennifer Barker.
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[Summerlin]


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Lee Summerlin was released this morning from Coyner Springs Detention Center .. where he had been held since Friday night.
That's the night police in Franklin County found him along with his father, Dewy Lee Summerlin, and Jennifer Barker .. ending a search that lasted more than a week.
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Tonight Kate Weidaw talked with the attorney for Lee Summerlin, who offers new details and new look at the story.


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Jean this afternoon we went to talk with Lee Summerlin at his uncle's home in Roanoke. about the week he along with his father and Jennifer Barker disappeared. He told us to talk to his attorney about the week so we did. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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((Roanoke's Assistant Public Defender Jay Finch received a first hand account from 15 year old Lee Summerlin about the morning he drove the red van, he says, for his father to abduct Jennifer Barker.

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((JAY FINCH: HIS FATHER WHILE HOLDING A LOADED SHOT GUN SAID TO LEE WE'RE GOING TO GET MISS BARKER. YOU'RE GOING TO HELP ME, YOU'RE GOING TO DRIVE AND IF YOU DON'T I'M GOING TO TAKE US ALL OUT AND HE INTERPRETED THAT COMMENT TO MEAN HE WAS GOING TO KILL THEM ALL.))
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Finch says Summerlin was as much of a victim in the abduction as Barker. But soon after the abduction Finch describes the hostile feeling of the trip changing, as the three headed together out of state.

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((JAY FINCH: HE STATED THAT SOON AFTER THEY PICKED MISS. BARKER UP THAT IT BECAME ALMOST LIKE A VACATION THEY TRAVELED UP TO MAINE.))
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In the courtroom the Commonwealth attorney saw Summerlin as a victim caught in the middle of a crazy relationship between two adults.

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((DONALD CALDWELL/ROANOKE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THIS IS A YOUNG MAN CAUGHT UP IN A STRUGGLE BETWEEN ADULTS AND TO ME IT WOULD SERVE NO PURPOSE TO CONTINUE THIS CASE.))
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So the case was dismissed from court and custody of Lee Summerlin was given to his Uncle. Jennifer Barker did have the option of pursing formal charges against Summerlin but chose not to.
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[Fisher-React]


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Friends and co-workers of 22 year old Ryan Fisher are mourning his death today.
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Fisher was shot as he ran away after being robbed Tuesday night. His body was found lying in a yard beside this house on the 12 hundred block of Prillaman Avenue. At the Jiffy Lube on route 419 co-workers say he was always friendly and easy to get along with.
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((MILES STANLEY: RYAN WAS THE TYPE OF PERSON WHO SHED A LITTLE SUNLIGHT ON EVERYBODY'S LIFE CAUSE HE WAS ALWAYS SMILING HE NEVER HAD ANYTHING BAD TO SAY.))
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Authorities are still searching for the stolen car, a green 19-96 Chevrolet Impala with the license number Y-R-C-1-1-7-2.


[Missing-Intern]


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More questions tonight over what police may have found when they searched Congressman Gary Condit's apartment.
It is the latest in the mystery over missing intern Chandra Levy.
D-C police Chief Charles Ramsey would not confirm whether blood was found in Condit's apartment.
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((REPORTER: SO ARE YOU SAYING A SPOT WAS FOUND THAT RESEMBLES BLOOD? RAMSEY: I'M NOT SAYING. I'M NOT SAYING ANYTHING. I'M SAYING THAT ANY ITEM WE RECOVER WE SEND TO THE LAB AND WAIT FOR ANALYSIS BEFORE WE CAN SAY IN FACT WHAT WAS RECOVERED.
The chief then scolded people who he said are once again speculating in a manner he called irresponsible- since lab results are not back. WHAT IF SHE'S MISSING INTENTINOALLY AND HAS CHANGED HER APPEARANCE. WE'RE WORKIGN TO SEE WHETHER OR NOT WE CAN GET SOME COMPUTER GENERATED WORK DONE TO CHANGE THE HAIR STYLE, HAIR COLOR, BECAUSE THE ONLY PICTURES TO DATE HAVE BEEN PRETTY MUCH TWO DIFFERENT PHOTOGRAPHS THAT WE'VE SEEN OF HER.
But today police also began combing abandoned buildings in Washington... preparing for the worst, but finding nothing.
They say this is routine for someone who's been missing for this long.))
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Police still want Condit to take a lie detector test. They continue to negotiate with his attorney to try and make that happen.

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Federal officials have already said they're looking into whether Congressman Condit obstructed justice or encouraged perjury in the case.
That stems from claims by a flight attendant who says she had an affair with Condit and was told not to about it.

Law enforcement officials tell The Associated Press that they're interested in other contacts Condit's representatives may have had with potential witnesses. [23 plus pad]
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [07/12/2001] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Playpen-Safety]


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Soft bedding may seem cuddly for a baby, but it could be deadly-
Tonight a warning goes out to parents- Keep quilts and pillows OUT of playpens.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it suspects a link between soft bedding and the deaths of nearly 100 babies in playpens since 1988.
The agency has long warned about the dangers of soft bedding in cribs, but now suspects a similar danger in playpens.
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((ANN BROWN/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: OUR MESSAGE IS CLEAR. IF YOU PUT YOUR BABY TO SLEEP IN A PLAYPEN, LEAVE OUT THE SOFT BEDDING. IT PUTS YOUR BABY AT RISK FOR SUFFOCATION OR SIDS.))
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Brown says use only the mattress or pad provided by the maunfacturer, no extra mattresses, pillows, pads or cushions.
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[Bush-Medicare]


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Help could be on the way for seniors when it comes to paying for medicine.
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President Bush is proposing a plan- where seniors could buy a discount card for a small fee.
That could save them up to half on their prescriptions.
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((PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: IT WON'T COST MUCH, AT MOST $1 OR $2 A MONTH, AND IT WILL WORK LIKE THE CARD YOU ALREADY HAVE FOR SAY YOUR GROCERIES. PRESENT THE CARD AT A PARTICIPATING PHARMACY AND YOU RECEIVE A SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNT. IT'S AS SIMPLE AS THAT AND IT'S CONVENIENT." ))
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Bush says the plan would help seniors now.. while lawmakers work on overhauling the entire medicare program.

[Rite-Aid]


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And speaking of getting medicines, you've seen all those big new drugstores go up in recent years. Now some of them are closing down.
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Rite-Aid is already closing the pharmacies inside its Roanoke stores. That will be done by Friday. The rest of the five stores will stay open for another 8 to 12 weeks to close out the remaining stock.
The five Rite-Aid Roanoke stores closing down are on Electric Road, Brandon Avenue, Peters Creek Road, Orange Avenue and 13th street.
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More layoffs on the way, for a factory that has seen plenty this year. That story is still ahead.
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And taking it to the max .. Supermax. Some inmates at these top security prisons wonder why they're staying there.

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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with Avalanche highlights from the yard in Salem. Ashby Coleman and the local ownership group zero in on acquiring the Express before the weekend. Junior talks the talk after walking the Daytona walk. Cycling is returning to the Commonwealth Games this weekend. And Andre and Steffi have been busy details tonight on the Big 7.))

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Wallens Ridge State Prison can safely hold one-thousand 32 inmates.
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But the week the first cameras were allowed inside since it opened, the head count is 974.
Of those, more than 2-hundred are the worst inmates from other states -- states that don't have supermax prisons.
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((PAUL BROWN/INMATE: ONCE YOU GET UP HERE IT'S HARD TO LEAVE FROM UP HERE. YOU KNOW, BECAUSE FIRST OF ALL, THEY JUST STICK YOU UP HERE TO JUST OCCUPY SPACE.))
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The perception among some inmates is that they don't belong in this restrictive a prison-- and are just here because Virginia overbuilt its prisons and needs to justify TWO supermax prisons.
The corrections department has NOT provided statistics to prove otherwise -- citing inmate privacy concerns.
But James Reynolds beat a convenience store clerk with a baseball bat and then assaulted an officer at Buckingham to get here.
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((JAMES REYNOLDS/INMATE: IT WAS MORE OF A MISUNDERSTANDING BETWEEN ME AND A C.O. I TOUCHED HIM ON HIS HAND. HE WROTE ME AN ASSAULT CHARGE FOR THAT.))08
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((STAN YOUNG/WARDEN: WHAT WE STRESS TO THE INMATES AND TO THE STAFF IS THAT THE INMATES MAKE ALL THE DECISIONS HERE. WE DON'T. WE ONLY GIVE THEM THE CONSEQUENCES OF THEIR DECISIONS. IF THEY MAKE GOOD DECISIONS THEY'RE REWARDED. IF THEY MAKE BAD DECISIONS, THEN WE'RE PREPARED TO DEAL WITH THOSE ALSO.))17
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Despite this tour, the Department of Corrections has NO current plans to open the supermaxes up to human rights groups for inspection.
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Despite a nine-hour search in the Ellet Valley, a convicted felon is still on the run from police.
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The hunt for Antoine Sherard Scott started yesterday when the Blacksburg resident led police on a high speed chase down Jenelle Road. The 23-year-old is wanted for violation of probation on felony convictions. After Scott crashed his car, he was tracked in the surrounding woods by foot, dogs and a helicopter. He was spotted around 6 p-m but managed to elude police once again.
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Witnesses say it took just minutes for flames to engulf and destroy a mobile home in Christiansburg today.
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Thick smoke quickly filled the air as the trailer on Pepper's Ferry Road burned at around three. A neighbor who called 9-1-1 says resident Tony Shepard emerged weak and injured before rescue crews arrived.
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((ROBERT HUFFMAN/WITNESS; HE WAS BLEEDING ON THE SIDE OF HIS FACE AND HE HAD A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF BURNS ON HIM.))
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Shepard was taken to Montgomery County Regional Hospital. Neighbors say he shares the trailer with his girlfriend who was not home at the time.
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Intermet is confirming more layoffs at its Radford Foundry plant.
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A spokesman says 20 to 40 hourly production workers will be cut by this weekend. The company is blaming the reduction in jobs on a continuing downturn in the auto industry and a need to run the operation more efficiently. In May, 1-hundred jobs at the Foundry were lost.
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And turning to Southside, a Sheriff's Deputy faces a 25-hundred dollar fine, and up to five years in prison, for sexual misconduct at the Danville jail.
Marvin Riggins pled guilty today to having sexual relations with an inmate last August.
He'll be sentenced August 30th.



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A bomb scare at the White House .. the details are still ahead.
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And if a family of Chimney Swifts takes up residence in your home, you'll know it. We'll have word on this unusual bird.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

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A bomb scare at the White House today-
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A bomb sniffing dog started barking near a parked car in a White house driveway.
Parts of the West Wing were evacuated and nothing was found-
The evacuation and bomb scare did not affect the President.
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The Democratic candidate for governor wants to help Virginia's farmers- tonight he talked to agriculture leaders at a Banquet at Virginia Tech.
Mark Warner's plan calls for doubling the state's farm output within ten years.
He promises more efforts to sell Virginia farm products in other countries, better promotion of those products, and preserving open space and farmland.



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Some homeowners may see, and hear, some unexpected visitors this time of year .. in their chimney.
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Between June and early September, chimney swifts take up residence in North American chimneys to raise their young.
Sometimes, they young fall out of the nest and well-meaning homeowners often take the babies outside, assuming they'll fly away. But experts say it's important to put the birds back in the chimney.
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((PAULA MILLS/'POSSUM HUGS WILDLIFE RESCUE: MOST OF THE ONE PEOPLE ARE FINDING ARE BABIES THAT AREN'T READY TO FLEDGE YET, THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO FLY, THEY'RE TOO YOUNG.))
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Experts agree having the birds choose your chimney can be annoying.
But, on the plus side, they are voracious insect eaters. If you don't want them to return next year, you can get your chimney capped.
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The Avs look for two in row . Holliday gets an unwanted vacation. Junior pokes out his chest. The Express is getting an infusion of local flavor. And cycling is coming back to the Commonwealth Games.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-USTA]

But first in tonight's Extra Point Andre Agassi and his companion are expecting. Steffi Graf, the queen of women's pro tennis for two decades confirmed today that she and Andre are expecting their first child in mid-December. Odds are it will be a bouncing baby boy.
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The Salem Avalanche hosted Winston-Salem in game two of their three game series tonight at Salem Memorial.
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The Avs had to do so without star Matt Holliday. The 21 year old outfielder who was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday found out today that he will miss the rest of the season. Holliday has a torn ligament in right elbow which will require that he undergo surgery to repair it. He was the Carolina League player of the month in June.

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After playing a dozen innings last night, the Avs were anxious to make quick work of the Warthogs tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche; :00]

A number of fans started their weekend a little early to take in the game tonight. They would see plenty of scoring as Ryan Hankins cranks one deep to right field to plate Chad Durham in the top of the first inning. Winston-Salem jumps in front after a half inning. But the Avs would also get offensive tonight as Dan Phillips hits the line drive into left field between short and third. Choo Freeman scores from third on the play with ease and Salem gets the 8-to-7 win.
[super=37-Winston-Salem/7/Salem/8;]

They will try to sweep the series tomorrow night on WDBJ-7 Mayberry Night at the yard.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The sale of the Roanoke Express should be finalized tomorrow, and it appears that the team will stay in Roanoke with a brand new local ownership group. Ashby Coleman, who is leading the local effort to buy the team and keep it in the Star City told News 7 Sports he is quote "very confident" his group's offer to buy the team will be officially accepted. He also is confident his group can pump new life into the franchise.
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[S-BCS]


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The Bowl Championship Series is being tweaked for next season. The big change is that "Blowout" wins will no longer carry as much weight as quality wins will in the eyes of the BCS computers. Had these changes been in place last season - Miami and not Florida State would have played Oklahoma for college title.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Dale Junior and the Winston Cup stars head to Chicago tomorrow for their first weekend at the brand new Chicagoland Speedway. Junior is now five days removed from his win at Daytona, and more anxious than ever to silence the critics who accused him and his team of cheating Saturday night in the Pepsi 400.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Washington Caps' sister team the the Washington Wizards is also making moves off the playing surface. Top draft pick Kwame Brown was signed to his first contract today. The three year deal is worth $12 million bucks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Meanwhile, reports out of San Antonio say that free agent David Robinson will re-sign with the Spurs next Wednesday. His new two year deal will be worth about 50 percent less than the $15 million he made this past season. Robinson is taking a pay cut to help free up some cash.
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[S-Cycling]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=dal]
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The Commonwealth Games don't begin in full for another week, but several events are taking place this weekend including Cycling.
Cycling was absent from last year's Games, but
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1998;]


it returns this year as several hundred riders are expected to take part in three events.
It starts with the Hill Climb at four Friday afternoon. It's a time trial event where cyclists race the clock up Mill Mountain.
Then the action moves to Franklin County on Saturday morning.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Commonwealth Games cycling events conclude Sunday morning with a mountain bike race at the Franklin County Recreational Park.

[S-Haley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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The Mariners Landing at Smith Mountain Lake is hosting some of the top junior golfers in the state for the 11-th annual Andrew Haley tournament this week.
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[VO-NAT]
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Just like in previous years, 120 golfers in 3 different ages groups and a flight for girls teed it up this afternoon at Mariners landing.
Several different states were also represented and many of the competitors have played in the junior tournament before.
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Dustin Hussey of Ridgeway is in second place in the 16, 17 and 18 year old group after shooting a 73. Barry Wirt of Roanoke is the leader at 69.
And Martinsville's Jerel Whiting leads the 12 and 13 year old division after shooting a 73.
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Mitch Chandler's the leader of the 14, 15 age group with a 72 and Meredith Roberts is the girls leader at 76.



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"The West Wing" will take on "The Sopranos" for the biggest haul of Emmy awards this year.
Manuel Gallegus is in Hollywood to run down this year's nominations.
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-SOT-CLIP SOPRANOS


JAMES GANDOLFINI, AND THE CAST OF THE MOB DRAMA THE SOPRANOS LEAD THE EMMY RACE THIS YEAR WITH 22 NOMINATIONSA RECORD FOR SUCH A NEW SHOW.

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THE SOPRANOS MAIN COMPETION IS THE WEST WING -

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18 NOMINATIONS-INCLUDING BEST ACTOR FOR ROB LOW AND MARTIN SHEEN.
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OTHER BEST ACTORS-ANDRE BRAUGHER OF GIDEONS CROSSING AND DENNIS FRANZ OF NYPD BLUE.

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FOR BEST DRAMATIC ACTRESS-EDIE FALCO AND LORRAINE BRACO FROM THE SOPRANOS GO AGAINST AMY BRENNEMAN OF JUDGING AMY, SELA WARD FROM ONCE AND AGAIN AND MARG HELGENBERGER FROM C.S.I

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Thrilling exciting unexpected, all those things , I really didnt think this would happen this year.

-SOT-CLIP JUDY GARLAND
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IN THE MINISERIES CATEGORYLIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND, TOOK 13 BIDS ANNE FRANK, FURTHER TALES OF THE CITY, HORATIO HORNBLOWER AND NEUREMBERG WERE ALL RECOGNIZED

-SOT-CLIP FRASIER


AND MANY OF TVS FAMILIAR COMEDIANS ARE NOMINEES AGAIN - KELSEY GRAMMER AND DAVID HYDE PIERCE FROM FRASIER ERIK MCCORMACK SEAN HAYES AND DEBRA MESSING FROM WILL AND GRACE. RAY ROMANO AND PATRICIA HEATON FROM EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND. AND SARA JESSICA PARKER AND KIM CATTRALL FOR SEX IN THE CITY.

-SOT- SEX AND THE CITY


ONE NEWCOMER TO THE COMEDY LINE-UP-- FRANKIE MUNIZ FROM MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE.

-SOT-MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE


-STAND-UP-( REALITY T.V....)))

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