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Coming up on News 7-
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Fire in a popular resort area tonight.
The latest on the First Union Wachovia merger and what it means when you use your ATM card.
and the latest on the shark attack in North Carolina and what some marine experts are saying.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven.

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[SOT 7:59:55]
[IN Q=I can understand]

((I CAN UNDERSTAND WHAT SOME OF THE CITIZENS ARE SAYING TONIGHT, BUT I THINK WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE WHOLE THING IN PERSPECTIVE, I BELIEVE KINDER MORGAN WILL BE A GOOD CITIZEN TO THE COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=to the county.]
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[VO-NAT]


A 300 million dollar power plant gets a thumbs up from Campbell County, despite citizen concerns about noise, water and traffic.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.

[Campbell-Supes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-47 TC29:08]
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The project would give a jolt to central Virginia's economy...but some neighbors are worried a new natural gas- fired power plant will destroy their quality of life.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[IN Q=After months of]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ken Towler/Concerned Resident; :10]
[SUPER=01-Linda Evans/Concerned Resident; :41]
[SUPER=01-Carmine Iadarola/Kinder Morgan Power Co.; :57]
[SUPER=@ssm1; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=Smallshaw, News7.]

(( After months of public hearings and neighborhood meetings, at least one resident seemed resigned to the fact his new neighbor would be a 550- megawatt power plant.
[SOT 7:11:56]

((KEN TOWLER/CONCERNED RESIDENT: WE KNOW THE COUNTY NEEDS THE MONEY, AND FOR WHAT CAN BE BUILT THERE, THIS IS THE LEAST.. THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE BETTER SOLUTIONS.))
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[OUT Q=better solutions.]


Colorado- based Kinder Morgan wants to spend 300 million dollars building a gas- fired power plant just off Route 501 in northern Campbell County.
In addition to electricity, the plant would generate about a million dollars in new revenue each year, and 25 new jobs once it's up and running.
But neighbors along Eastbrook Road are worried about construction noise, traffic and dropping property values.
[SOT 7:35:47]

((LINDA EVANS/CONCERNED RESIDENT: AS A LICENSED REAL ESTATE AGENT, I ALSO UNDERSTAND WHAT IT'S GOING TO DO TO THE VALUE OF THE PROPERTIES AND IT WOULD BE NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE TO SELL A HOME ADJACENT TO A POWER PLANT.))
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[OUT Q=a power plant.]


Kinder Morgan says it's done all it can to address the residents' concerns.
[SOT 7:49:59]

((CARMINE IADAROLA/KINDER MORGAN POWER CO.: GOD HASN'T COME DOWN TO ME AND WHISPERED IN MY EAR ABOUT HOW TO DO THINGS PERFECTLY, NOR HAS HE COME TO RICHARD KINDER OR ANYBODY ELSE THAT WAY. WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS, THERE ARE POTENTIAL PROBLEMS, ALL WE CAN DO IS EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO MITIGATE AND ALLAY THOSE CONCERNS.))
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[OUT Q=allay those concerns.]

[Standup ] ((Getting Campbell County's okay was just a first step.. Kinder Morgan still needs to clear several state hurdles before it can break ground. The company also must nail down exactly where it will get the up to five million gallons of water per day the plant will need to operate.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County.))
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[OUT Q=Smallshaw, News7.]))



[Roanoke-Times]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC24:54]
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The Roanoke Times says a "state of the art" printing plant will complement the city. But critics are prepared to argue otherwise.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke Times wants to build the 60- thousand square foot printing plant near its current building. On Friday-- the board of zoning appeals will take up the company's request which has touched off debate. Tonight-- several downtown residents met to go over their strategy for Friday.
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[SOT 15:27:25]
[in q=I don't ]

((ROGER ROBERTS/PROPERTY OWNER: I DON'T THINK THAT DESIRABILITY TO LIVE THERE WILL BE VERY NICE WHEN YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU WALK OUT ON THE BACK PORCH AND LOOK AT A BRICK WALL OR LISTEN TO TRUCKS ALL NIGHT.)) ((ERIN MONTGOMERY/DOWNTOWN RESIDENT: I THINK THERE'S A MUCH BETTER POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPING THAT AREA RIGHT WHERE I LIVE FOR OTHER USES, LIKE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING, WE'VE TALKED ABOUT LOFT APARTMENTS OVER IN WAREHOUSE ROW.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Roberts/Property Owner; ]
[SUPER=01-Erin Montgomery/Downtown Resident; :13]
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[OUT Q=in warehouse row.]
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[VO-NAT]

The paper says it needs the plant and the press will keep 400 jobs downtown. The newspaper has said without a new facility-- it may have to move out of downtown to build.
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[Tyminski]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC37:33]
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He's up for a number of international bluegrass awards this year.
Tonight, Franklin County native Dan Tyminski got one from the Commonwealth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount]


Tyminski was commended in a resolution from the General Assembly presented by Rocky Mount Delegate Allen Dudley.
Dudley said he planned to present the musician with the resolution during the General Assembly session last winter, but Tyminski was too busy recording.
Among other projects, Tyminski supplied the singing voice for George Clooney in the movie Oh Brother Where Art Thou.
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[Nassau-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Fire tonight in a popular resort area in the Bahamas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nassau, Bahamas/ZNS Bahamas]


Firefighters are struggling tonight to put out a blaze that swept through downtown Nassau... destroying a popular tourist market and three major buildings and inflicting damage on a history museum.
Area buildings were evacuated along Bay Street.... the capitol's main artery- including the British Colonial Hotel.
Clouds of black smoke could be seen miles away.
The flames roared for six hours before firefighters could gain control.
The market area... was destroyed along with most of its merchandise.
It's where hundreds of vendors sell straw hats, handbags and other souvenirs.
Fire also destroyed the Tourism Ministry, office complex.. and restaurants.
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[Sharks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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The survivor of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast is expected to take months to recover.
Natalia (Slo-bodes- skya) Slobodskya is reported alert, in critical but stable condition at a Virginia hospital tonight.
Tonight Drew Levinson.. with the latest ... including an interview with the man who pulled the victims from the water
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[SUPER=03-Avon, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Doll/National Park Service; :12]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :22]
[SUPER=01-Gary Harkin/Rescuer; :40]
[SUPER=01-David Griffin/Marine Expert; 1:08]
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[OUT= Avon, North Carolina ]

((ONE DAY FOLLOWING A FATAL SHARK ATTACK HERE IN NORTH CAROLINA.... THE BEACHES ARE STILL OPEN. STILL OPEN... EVEN THOUGH, AERIAL SPOTTERS SAW SEVERAL SHARKS SWIMMING IN THE AREA EARLIER TODAY. RANGER MARY DOLL/NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE "THE ACTIVITY OF SHARKS THAT WERE SEEN FROM TODAY'S OVERSIGHT ARE NOT IN ANY UNUSUAL NUMBERS THAT ARE BRINGING GREAT CAUSE THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE OFFICIALS AT THIS POINT." DREW LEVINSON: WITH 75 MILES OF BEACHES HERE ALONG THE CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE.... OFFICIALS SAY IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO PINPOINT WHERE A SHARK MIGHT ATTACK. THEY DO KNOW, ONE OR MORE SHARKS ATTACKED TWO PEOPLE HERE LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE MAN WAS KILLED--HIS GIRLFRIEND, ALTHOUGH BADLY MAULED, IS EXPECTED TO SURVIVE. WHEN GARY HARKIN PULLED THE MAN OUT OF THE WATER, HE SAW A SIGHT HE'LL NEVER FORGET. GARY HARKIN, RESCUER: And I lifted his torso and pulled it out of the water, and when I saw this stump with bones sticking out of it, I knew something terrible had happened. UNFORTUNATELY, THIS INCIDENT IN NORTH CAROLINA COMES JUST TWO DAYS AFTER A SHARK KILLED A TEN YEAR OLD BOY 130 MILES AWAY NEAR VIRGINIA BEACH. DESPITE THE RECENT EVENTS, EXPERTS STILL SAY THE ODDS ARE IN YOUR FAVOR WHEN SWIMMING. DAVID GRIFFIN/MARINE EXPERT "BEING ATTACKED BY A SHARK, ONE IN A HUNDRED MILLION, BEING KILLED BY A SHARK, ONE IN 300 MILLION." EVEN WITH THOSE ODDS, EXPERTS SAY USE COMMON SENSE-STAY OUT OF THE WATER AT DUSK AND DAWN..THAT'S WHEN SHARKS LIKE TO FEED. DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, AVON, NORTH CAROLINA.))

[Fishing-Sharks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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For years the federal government has believed the shark population is in trouble.
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[VO-NAT 10.5]


That's why its imposed regulations restricting fishing along the Atlantic seaboard.
The shark catch is now down 50 percent, but some worry that's causing other problems.
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[SOT 20:38:00]
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((SEAN PAIGE/COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: THERE ARE LIKELY MORE SHARK ATTACKS BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE SHARKS IN THE WATER BECAUSE OF DEEP REDUCTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL FISHING.))
[SUPER=01-Sean Paige/Competitive Enterprise Institute; ]
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[OUT Q=AND RECREATIONAL FISHING.]
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[VO-NAT 09.5]


But while there have been several shark attacks this year off America's coasts, the statistics overall show nothing out of the ordinary.
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[SOT 20:38:40]
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((GEORGE BURGESS/INTERNATIONAL SHARK ATTACK FILE: THE REALITY IS FROM AN INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE WE'RE GOING WE'RE GOING TO FALL WELL SHORT OF LAST YEAR'S FIGURES.))
[SUPER=01-George Burgess/Intl. Shark Attack File;]
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[OUT Q=LAST YEARS FIGURES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Shark experts say more swimmers than ever are in the ocean... As long as people and sharks swim in the same waters, there will always be attacks.
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[Soltys]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Nikolay Soltys said nothing as he was arraigned today... on seven counts of first degree murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA]


The Ukrainian immigrant is accused of killings his pregnant wife... his three year old son and four other relatives.
Prosecutors also indicted him for his unborn child's death.
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[Danville-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC1:48:40]
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Danville police are still deciding whether a pizza delivery man acted in self defense when he shot a teenager who allegedly tried to rob him at gunpoint.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


It happened Sunday night in the dead- end portion of Buford Street.
Authorities say James Lester had dropped off a pizza nearby when two men approached his car, held a gun to his neck and demanded money.
After giving them his money and a pizza, Lester shot 18- year- old Kenneth Lamont Clayborne four times.
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[SOT 12:56:35]
[IN Q=We're looking at]

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE'RE LOOKING AT ALL POSSIBILITIES, WHO'S THE VICTIM AND JUST EXACTLY WHERE WE ARE WITH THAT. WE HAVE NOT MADE A DETERMINATION AT THIS POINT ABOUT THE CHARGES IN THIS SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=in this situation.]
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[VO-NAT]


Clayborne is in good condition at Duke Medical Center.
Morris says Lester did have a permit to carry a concealed weapon, but Domino's owner Tom Messick says company policy forbids employees to carry firearms.
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[Bank-Robbery]


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A masked man with a gun held up a New River Valley bank today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

It happened at about eleven.. when the gunman walked into the First Virginia Bank in Christiansburg. Authorities are now looking for the suspect who police think took off in a burgundy sedan. He's described as a white male, six feet tall in his 30's. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray, hooded sweatsuit.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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Big changes for some famous politicians... one's ending his career, another's trying to extend hers.
We'll fill you in next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, a fiery end to a police chase involving a tow truck with no tires.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Reno]


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Janet Reno says Florida needs a Governor who's not afraid to make the hard decisions..
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[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]


With that, Reno announced she'll seek the democratic nomination.
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[SOT 16:50:12]
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((JANET RENO: I TODAY EVIDENCED MY INTENT TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR BY FILING PAPERS TO OPEN A CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT.))
[SUPER=07-Janet Reno]
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[OUT Q=A CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT.]
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[VO-NAT 06 PLUS PAD]


Reno wins the democratic nomination she will likely be up against Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
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[Gramm]


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After three terms as Senator Phil Gramm will not run again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The Texas senator made the announcement today.
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[SOT 16"55:13]
[IN Q=After a]

((SEN. PHIL GRAMM/(R) TEXAS; AFTER A LONG AND DIFFICULT PERIOD.. THE HARDEST DECISION I'VE MADE IN PUBLIC LIFE. I'VE DECIDED TO ANNOUNCE TODAY I WILL NOT SEEK RELECTION TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE.))
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[OUT Q=United States Senate.]
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[vo-nat]
Gramm says he's accomplished what he set out to do when he first ran for Congress.
He said the budget is balanced, taxes have been cut, welfare's been reformed and the nation's defenses have been rebuilt.
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[Fire-Grant]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Safety]


Rocky Mount will beef up its fire protection programs thanks to some help from the federal government.
The town's fire department will get 36-thousand dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Some 200 other departments across the country also got FEMA grants.

[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-39 TC37:21]
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Roanoke City and Roanoke County are moving forward with plans to cooperate on fire and rescue services.
But what is being hailed as a model for regional cooperation is also raising red flags among some local leaders.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


This morning, city and county officials met new recruits at the regional training center, and they celebrated the agreement that will assign six city firefighters to the county's Clearbrook Station.
They say the agreement is a significant step toward more regional cooperation.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This truly could be]

((FUZZY MINNIX/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: THIS TRULY COULD BE A SPRINGBOARD TO A NEW AND UNITED ROANOKE VALLEY.)) ((DARLENE BURCHAM/CITY MANAGER: AND I THINK YOU'LL FIND THAT THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING FOLKS, BECAUSE WE REALIZE THIS IS WHAT OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS WANT, WE REALIZE WHAT THE CITIZENS OF THIS VALLEY WANT AND WHAT THEY DESERVE.))
[SUPER=01-Fuzzy Minnix/Roanoke Co. Supervisors Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager; :08]
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[OUT Q=and what they deserve.]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


But when city council considered the issue a few hours later, council member Linda Wyatt said she has concerns about combining the city's paid firefighters with the county's paid staff and volunteers.
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[IN Q=These are philosophical issues]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THOSE ARE PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES THAT NEED TO BE ANSWERED. YOU TWEAK THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE NOT THE PHILOSOPHY OF AN ORGANIZATION. AND THAT PHILOSOPHY, WHAT WE HAVE IN THE CITY AND WHAT THEY HAVE IN THE COUNTY ARE FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council;]
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[OUT Q=are fundamentally different.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Council ultimately approved the plan with two members voting against. Other members said the plan will benefit citizens by bringing quicker response times in the 220 corridor.

[Wachovia]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC1:53:39]
[GRAPHIC=Wachovia/FU Merger]


Wachovia and First Union are now one company.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/August 3]


The merger that Wachovia shareholders approved last month took effect today.
Customers may now use their ATM cards at both banks without paying an extra charge.
The new company will be called the Wachovia Corporation, and trade on the New York Stock Exchange using the symbol "WB".
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Thousands of NASCAR fans turn out in Lexington tonight.
Steve Mason tells us why a little later in sports.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's back to the books at Jefferson Forest High School after a summer long cleanup.
Details on that when we return.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Tow-Truck]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
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A fiery police chase in California today.
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[SUPER=75-Long Beach, CA]


Police in Long Beach say a disgruntled city employee led them on a "more- than- two- hour" chase in a stolen tow truck.
Cops dropped spike strips, but the driver refused to stop and took off with a line of sparks trailing behind.
Hours later, the truck burst into flames and the driver pulled over.
But even with smoke pouring out, the suspect refused to come out for a few minutes.
Finally police handcuffed the man, firefighters rushed in to extinguish the fire
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[Bedford-School]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-20 TC41:24]
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Mold was no longer a subject as students started the school year at Jefferson Forest High School.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


The more than 12-hundred students and staff returned to find new floors, ceilings, fresh paint and a brand new ventilation system.
The school system spent 1-point-6 MILLION dollars and three months renovating the 30-year-old high school.
Last year, stachybotrys (stacky-BAH-tris) bacteria found throughout the school made some teachers and students sick.
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[SOT 10:19 - :31]
[IN Q=Oh wow.]

((BRANDON WISHON/SENIOR: OH, WOW. WHEN I WALKED IN HERE, IT WAS SO MUCH CLEANER, THE AIR SMELLED SO MUCH NICER, IT'S NICE THEY TOOK THE CARPET OUT, SO THE MOLD'S ALL GONE AND THEY HAVE NICE FLOORS, THE LOCKERS ARE PAINTED, IT LOOKS SO MUCH NICER. ))
[SUPER=01-Brandon Wishon/Senior;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=so much nicer.]
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[VO-NAT]


The changes may only be only a temporary fix.
The school board still has to decide whether to build a new high school or renovate the present one.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Rick Mast charity event tonight, game two of the Avalanche/Indians series and words from KJ Hippensteel and Brenda Schultz McCarthy who was ranked 8th in the world in women's tennis just a few years ago, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez has a minor tear in his rotator cuff and he's annoyed with general manager Dan Duquette for saying Martinez is healthy. Martinez says he's pitching the best that he can to help the team win a playoff berth, but adds he's not 100 percent.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche battled the Kinston Indians in game two of their three game Carolina League playoff series last night. Kinston turns the tables on Salem from last night's shutout and blanks the Avs 6-nothing. Indians pitcher Mike Segal had six strikeouts in six innings. The third and final game that will decide the series is tonight.

[S-Mast]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=mst]
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For the 8th straight year Rick Mast and some of his fast friends are passing the hat instead of passing each other.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


The Virginia Horse Center once again played host to the Rick Mast Charity Classic as several thousand fans stood in line for hours to meet some of their racing heroes.
Mast founded this event in the mid 90s to raise money and awareness for the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic.
$300 thousand dollars has been raised to date, and as a result, Mast is a finalist for this year's True Value Man of the Year award.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Rick Has...]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Compton/Kodiak Dodge Driver; :03]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/2000 Winston Cup Champion; :20]
[SUPER=01-Ken Schrader/M&Ms Pontiac Driver; :33]
[SUPER=01-Rick Mast/Duke's Mayonaise Driver; :50]
[RUNS=:59]
[OUT Q=...back every year."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] This year's two day event that wraps up with a golf tournament at the homestead today is expected to net $80 thousand dollars.
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[S-KJ]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-102]
[GRAPHIC=KJ]


Roanoke favorite son KJ Hippensteel begins his senior year at Stanford this season. He finished last year as the 13th ranked tennis player in the country and he is hungrier than ever to prove he's the best this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Last night KJ, was in town helping to promote the game. He joined Brenda Schultz McCarthy, who was ranked as high as 8th in the world in women's tennis, at an exhibition at Hunting Hills Country club. KJ's former coach and mentor John Barker planned the event that was a hit for everyone.
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[SUPER=01-K. J. Hippensteel/Ranked 13th in the Country Last Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Barker/Hunting Hills Head Tennis Pro; :12]
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[OUT Q=....bad out there"]
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[S-Brenda]


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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


McCarthy, was ranked 11th in the world a few years ago and climbed to as high as 8. She was a former U.S. Open quarterfinalist who beat Venus Williams a couple of years back. She gave us her take on who will win the womens side of the U.S. Open.
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[OUT Q=....so perfect"]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 10920TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]

Bad things usually come in threes. Thank goodness for Virginia Tech, it seems to have stopped at two, now that freshman running back Kevin Jones is hurt. Mike Stevens has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Goforth/Va. Tech Head Athletic Trainer; :23]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hite/Va. Tech Associate Head Coach; :56 quick]
[SUPER=01-Keith Burnell/Makes First VT Start on Saturday; 1:16]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:56]
[RUNS=2:17]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

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