[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

Residents in Roanoke County are given a place to go for up to date information on the tire fire. An American journalist is thrown out of Israel for allegedly broadcasting a false report. And, Governor Warner signs a bill taking aim at aggressive drivers.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.


[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=]
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[VO-NAT]

More than a dozen Palestinians are killed today-- as fierce fighting continues between Israeli and Palestinian forces.

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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Middle-East]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

The fighting comes as Secretary of State Colin Powell gets ready to embark on a mission to the Middle East. Teri Okita brings us the latest from Washington.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-West Bank; :00]
[SUPER=01-Condoleeza Rice/National Security Advisor; :33 ]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/Secretary of State; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=CBS News...]

(( BATTLES REMAIN FIERCE IN THE WEST BANK.

(more nats)


ON SUNDAY, THERE WAS MORE KILLING. ISRAELI TROOPS EXCHANGED GUNFIRE AND SNIPER STRIKES WITH PALESTINIANS ... IN THE CRAMPED ALLEYS OF NABLUS ... AND ON THE STREETS OF JENIN ... THE ONLY MAJOR WEST BANK CITIES NOT "FULLY" CONTROLLED BY ISRAEL.

(nats..)


AND VIOLENCE HAS INTENSIFIED ALONG THE BORDER WITH LEBANON ... FUELING POTENTIAL FOR A MORE MASSIVE CONFLICT.

(nats..tank)


PRESIDENT BUSH HAS DEMANDED ISRAELI TROOPS PULL OUT OF PALESTINIAN CITIES, AND U-S OFFICIALS SAY THAT MEANS "NOW" - NOT LATER.

(CONDOLEEZA RICE/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR 10:33:28 "There's a lot at

stake here, and Israel is not able to secure itself alone. It needs the support of its neighbors.")

(nats protests)


BUT FINGER POINTING CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE ARAB WORLD. SOME BLAMING ISRAEL FOR INCITING MORE PALESTINIAN VIOLENCE. OTHERS BACKING ISRAEL'S MISSION TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM PALESTINIAN ATTACKS. SOME WORLD LEADERS SAYS BOTH SIDES MUST GIVE MORE THAN THEY'RE GIVING.

(Super: Tony Blair/Britain's Prime Minister - quick cg)
SOT: Without a proper ceasefire, we can't even take the first steps.


SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL WILL REITERATE THAT MESSAGE DURING HIS MISSION TO THE MID EAST THIS WEEK.

(COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE "Whatever the violence is today, it

must go down to a level where the two sides can start talking to one another.")

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: On Monday, Powell will meet with moderate Arab leaders ... who, some say, will try to explain WHY the Arab world is so outraged by the Israeli offensive. Powell may ask the Arab allies to direct Arafat to crackdown on Palestinian militants ... a gesture that is not likely to happen. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.
))

[Israel-Rally]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kgu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Thousands of people gathered in New York to show their support of the Israeli military offensive in the West Bank...
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[VO-NAT 16:28:43]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]

Demonstrators rallied in the streets calling for Yasser Arafat to put an end to suicide bombings. The rally came a day after hundreds of people marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to demonstrate against Israeli actions in the occupied territories. Security was tight-- but no incidents were reported. Similar rallies were held in Boston and Los Angeles as well.
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[Journalist-Detained]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kgu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


An American journalist has been thrown out of Israel after being accused of broadcasting a false report...
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[VO-NAT 14:08:37]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem]

(hah-SEEM AL uh-ZAH-wee) Jassem al-Azzawi is a United States citizen and an anchor for an Arab television station. Israeli police said that he was reporting one-sided coverage of violence in the West Bank and had filed a story claiming Israeli troops executed a group of young men.
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[SOT 14:08:46]
[IN Q=As an American]

((JASSEM AL-AZZAWI/ DETAINED JOURNALIST: AS AN AMERICAN CITIZEN..... MY RIGHTS ARE VIOLATED.))
[SUPER=01-Jassem al-Azzawi/Detained Journalist;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=my rights are violated]
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[VO-NAT 14:08:54]

Police apprehended al-Azzawi at a Jerusalem hotel and are planning to take him to the Tel Aviv airport for deportation. The Israeli government press office had already informed al-Azzawi that his credentials had been revoked, accusing the Arab station he worked of inciting violence against Israel.
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[Tony-Blair]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Iraq is also making news this weekend. Today-- British Prime Minister Tony Blair issued a blunt new warning to Saddam Hussein. During a speech at the Bush presidential library-- Blair said Hussein must allow weapons inspectors inside Iraq. Jim Acosta reports from College Station, Texas.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The prime ]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony Blair/British Prime Minister; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/CBS News; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=College Station, TX.]

((

(TAKE PACKAGE)


THE PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAIN REASSURED A PACKED AUDITORIUM HIS NATION STANDS WITH THE U.S. IN THE WAR ON TERROR AND IN THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.
AND AT THE LIBRARY DEDICATED TO THE FIRST PRESIDENT BUSH, TONY BLAIR SUGGESTED SADAAM HUSSEIN'S TIME IS RUNNING OUT.
MR. BLAIR DEMANDED THAT WEAPONS INSPECTORS BE ALLOWED BACK INTO IRAQ, AND HE OFFERED INITIAL SUPPORT FOR THE WHITE HOUSE POLICY OF A REGIME CHANGE IN BAGDAD.

(SOT: TONY BLAIR/BRITISH PRIME MINISTER) --

"The moment for decision on how to act is not yet with us, but to allow weapons of mass destruction to be developed by a state like Iraq without let or hindrance would be to grossly ignore the lessons of September 11th -- and we will not do it."
DURING THE QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION, A SEPTEMBER 11TH SURVIVOR THANKED THE PRIME MINISTER FOR HIS SUPPORT. IN HIS COMMENTS, MR. BLAIR EXTENDED HIS SYMPATHIES.

(SOT: BLAIR) -- 14:56:06

"The British people were with you from the first moment and always will be. We are not half-hearted friends."

(STANDUP BRIDGE)

IT IS FITTING THAT TONY BLAIR GAVE A SPEECH AT A PLACE DECORATED WITH A STATUE CELEBRATING THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL. DESCRIBING THE CHALLENGES AT HAND AS A TALL ORDER, HE ENCOURAGED THE U.S. TO NOT TURN ITS BACK ON THE WORLD.

(NATS -- NO MORE SEATS)


THE LINE WENT AROUND THE BUILDING BEFORE THE ADDRESS, AND THESE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO WERE TURNED AWAY.

(MOS)

"We're thankful that he stood with us .."
TONY BLAIR IS NOT PAUL MCCARTNEY, BUT ON THIS STAGE THIS BRITISH STAR FOUND A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE IN THE LONE STAR STATE.
JIM ACOSTA, CBS NEWS, COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS. ))

[Tire-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC-11:24]
[GRAPHIC=Tire Fire]

The Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to extinguish the tire dump fire are rolling right along.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Crews have been working non-stop since Thursday attacking the fire on Willie Keeling's property.
With bulldozers and backhoes, they have been breaking up the piles then extinguishing them with water and a special firefighting foam.
The E-P-A is confident the fire will be completely out by the end of the month but says the clean-up will take much longer.
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[SOT 14:23:17]
[IN Q=It's going to be somewhat]

((VANCE EVANS/EPA: IT'S GOING TO BE SOMEWHAT DIFFICULT TO GIVE A CLEAR ESTIMATION BECAUSE THE TIRES SEEM TO BE IN THE GROUND, IN LAYERS WITH DIRT COVERING THEM SO IT'S DIFFICULT TO SAY WHAT THE NUMBERS ARE SO IT WILL BE AN ON-GOING PROCESS AFTER WE'RE DONE.))
[SUPER=01-Vance Evans/EPA]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=after we're done]
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[VO-NAT]


The air around the fire continues to be tested three times a day.
The E-P-A says the air remains safe but the smoke may still be irritating to some people.
Residents can now get up to date information at a community information trailer, located at the command post next to the Merriman Road soccer field.
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[Dorm-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]

More than 300- college students were evacuated this morning after fire swept through their dorm.
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[VO-NAT conus 9:00:35]
[SUPER=03-Greencastle, IN; ]

It happened at Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The fire started early this morning on the fourth floor and burned through midday. The dorm houses 116- students but none was injured. Two firefighters did suffer minor injuries from smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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[First-Pitch]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC-1:07:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[****ANCHOR TAG*****] A nine year old boy captured the spotlight at today's Salem Avalanche game. Justin McLeod tells why hundreds came out to catch this hometown hero.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Tyree/Jacob's Dad; :21]
[SUPER=01-Jacob Tyree; :49]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:59]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF JACOB PLAYING BASEBALL IN BACKYARD))
Nine year old Jacob Tyree is a kid who truly lives for the game of baseball.
[SOT 14:34:10]
[IN Q=It's just my life]

((JACOB TYREE: IT'S JUST MY LIFE, I LOVE IT.))
[Runs= 02]
[OUT Q=I love it]


It's a love these days that doesn't come easy.
You see Jacob has a tumor, not in his brain, but rather in his spinal chord.
[SOT 14:35:44]
[IN Q=He had surgery]

((JERRY TYREE/JACOB'S DAD: HE HAD SURGERY NOVEMBER 13 OF LAST YEAR AND THEY WERE ABLE TO REMOVE PART OF IT BUT WE JUST FINISHED THE RADIATION AS A FOLLOW-UP AND HOPEFULLY THE RADIATION HAS TAKEN CARE OF IT.))
[Runs= 15]
[OUT Q=care of it]


Jacob must now wear hinged braces on his legs.
And as a result of his back surgery, he has to wear a brace twenty hours a day that keeps him upright.
[SOT 14:39:33]
[IN Q=It's difficult, painful]

((JACOB TYREE: IT'S DIFFICULT, PAINFUL AND KINDA EXCITING IN A WAY.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=exciting in a way]


Exciting because of all the new people and opportunities that have come Jacbob's way.
A big one happened Sunday afternoon when Jacob got the chance to throw out the first ball at the Salem Avalanche game.
[SOT 14:52:48]
[IN Q=As you might imagine]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: AS YOU MIGHT IMAGINE JACOB'S TREATMENT CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE. THAT'S WHY THIS GAME IS A FUNDRAISER. FOR EVERY FIVE DOLLAR TICKET THE FAMILY SELLS, TWO DOLLARS JACOB'S TRUST FUND. NEARLY A THOUSAND PEOPLE CAME OUT TODAY TO SUPPORT JACOB'S CAUSE.))
[Runs= 15]
[OUT Q=support Jacob's cause]


It is a cause that has an uncertain future.
Jacob's condition is so rare doctors don't know whether the tumor will eventually threaten his life.
For now, Jacob has a simple game plan. (SHOT OF JACOB PLAYING VIDEO GAMES)
[SOT 14:40:41; 14:36:21]
[IN Q=I ignore it]

((JACOB TYREE: I IGNORE IT.)) ((JERRY TYREE: HIS ATTITUDE HASN'T A CHANGED A BIT. HE'S STILL JACOB. HE'S NOT AS FAST AS WE WAS, WE'RE GOING TO GET THERE.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=to get there]


With that optimism, there's no doubt Jacob has only brighter days ahead. (SHOT OF SUNLIGHT AND JACOB PITCHING)
Justin McLeod, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A benefit for Jacob will be held April 27th at the Mason Cove Church of the Brethren on Bradshaw Road-- from eight in the morning until 5 PM.


[MS-Walk]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC-1:39:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Thousands helped take a stride against multiple sclerosis today...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

More than two thousand people from our area took part in the annual MS Walk in Roanoke. Other walks were also held in other cities across the country. The money raised from the local event will help fund research for MS which is a debilitating disease that attacks the central nervous system.
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[SOT 14:56:44]
[IN Q=We need to find more ways]

((TAMMY MARTIN/MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENT: WE NEED TO FIND MORE WAYS TO RAISE MONEY FOR RESEARCH BECAUSE I KNOW I WAS THE ONE WHO WAS DIAGNOSED THREE YEARS AGO AND ANOTHER PERSON WHO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED THAT I KNOW, JUST A COUPLE OF MONTHS. I DON'T WANT ANYBODY ELSE TO GET THIS DIAGNOSIS. I AM TOO YOUNG TO HAVE SIT IN THIS SCOOTER AND WASTE MY LIFE AND NOT DOING ANYTHING MORE.))
[SUPER=01-Tammy Martin/Multiple Sclerosis Patient]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=not doing anything anymore]
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[VO-NAT]


Similar walks took place today in Charlottesville, Galax, Radford, and Waynesboro.
The walk in Roanoke raised several thousand dollars.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Still to come on News 7 at 11, after months of being closed on Sundays, you can now visit some of the best attractions Roanoke has to offer...
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[VO-NAT]

and the Roanoke Express was hoping that its season would stay on track for at least one more game. Steve Mason will be along with highlights coming up...
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[Center-Square]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC-1:06:33]
[GRAPHIC=Center in Square]

All the museums inside Center in the Square in Roanoke are now open on Sunday once again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

A lack of state funding forced the Art Museum and Science Museum to close its doors on Sundays and Mondays last summer. The museums were asked to re-open on Sundays to help with a promotional campaign. Center in the Square plans to offer visitors a special rate for all three museums on Sunday beginning next month.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:59:28]
[IN Q=We're real pleased]

((KATHERINE LONDOS/MUSEUM VISTOR: WE'RE REAL PLEASED THAT THEY ARE RE-OPENING ON SUNDAY'S. THERE'S REALLY NOT A LOT TO DO IN DOWNTOWN ON SUNDAY'S SO THIS IS REALLY NICE FOR THE KIDS THAT THEY HAVE RE-OPENED ON SUNDAY'S.))
[SUPER=01-Katherine Londos/Museum Visitor]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=re-opened on Sunday's]
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[VO-NAT]

This was the first week for the new hours. Museum officials say business was slow today but hope it picks up in the coming weeks. All the museums will remain closed on Monday's.
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[Avian-Flu]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

More than a half million birds diagnosed with Avian flu may end up in a Virginia landfill. State officials say a landfill in Waverly has already begun accepting dead turkeys and chickens.... and more could end up in a landfill near Richmond. The state decided to bury the poultry in landfills instead of letting farmers dispose of them on their own property... to prevent possible groundwater contamination. As of Friday, 561-thousand turkeys and chickens across four Shenandoah Valley counties had tested positive for the disease.

[Aspirin-Cancer]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A new study says a daily dose of baby aspirin can reduce your risk of getting colon cancer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File; ]

The experiment found that an 80-milligram dose of baby aspirin can reduce your risk of contracting colon cancer by 19 percent. Federal health officials say they're close to recommending baby aspirin for people who recently had polyps removed during a colonoscopy, but not for the general population. Colon cancer kills about 48-thousand people annually, making it the second-leading cancer killer.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Still to come, a local company boasts that its product is helping troops on the other side of the world...
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[VO-NAT]

and these pooches were fighting it out to see just who is top dog. We'll have that and more coming up...
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[Commercial]

[Warner-Bills]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC-37:13]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]

A bill signed by Governor Mark Warner could change the way schools are built.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Warner signed legislation yesterday that will allow developers to build schools and other buildings for both public and private use. For instance-- a private firm could build a school cafeteria and run it as a cafe at night. The school system would lease the dinging hall, which would be cheaper than building one.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=hold]

Also today-- Warner signed into law a bill that punishes so-called aggressive drivers. Virginia is one of a handful of states that recognize that category of driver and the first to give judges the power to order offenders to attend anger management classes.

[ITT]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-09 TC-57:16]
[GRAPHIC=ITT]

Some technology that has local ties is giving troops around the world a helping hand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File]

I-T-T Industries Night Vision is being used extensively in Afghanistan. A few weeks ago, at a conference attended by I-T-T executives, a former Army Chief of Staff praised the technology developed in Roanoke.
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[SOT - 45:12]
[IN Q=A Black Hawk helicopter...]

((NEIL GALLAGHER/ITT INDUSTRIES NIGHT VISION PRESIDENT: A BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER COMES TO A PREDETERMINED PLACE, LANDS IN A COUNTRY NOBODY'S EVER BEEN AT, MEETS SOME OF OUR HELPERS THERE. HE SAYS THE TEAM GETS OUT, DONS THEIR NIGHT VISION EQUIPMENT, THEN RIDES ON HORSES TO WHERE THEY CAN IDENTIFY THE ENEMY, AND POINT LASERS ON THEM AND CALL AIR STRIKES IN. ALL DONE IN THE DARK, AND IT WAS A HIGH TRIBUTE TO OUR NIGHT VISION EQUIPMENT, AND WE CERTAINLY FELT PROUD THAT DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Neil Gallagher/ITT Industries Night Vision President; ]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=felt proud that day.]
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[VO-NAT - :07+]

Gallagher says I-T-T Night Vision technology first saw active duty in Panama City, and earned its fame in the Gulf War.
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[Dog-Agility]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Hundreds of dog owners gathered in Medford, Oregon today to see who's canine had the best moves.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Medford, OR;]

It was all part of the Rogue Valley Canine Agility Competition. Dogs of every shape and size navigated through a number of agility courses trying to be best. This competition was open for all shapes and sizes of dogs. On Labor Day the pure breeds will get their chance at fame.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Extra]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Highlights and post game words form the Express and major league baseball highlights ,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tuscon, AZ; ]

but first our extra point and it's baseball! Arizona's Curt Schilling struck out 17 batters and threw a one-hit shutout as the Diamondbacks blanked Milwaukee 2-to-0.
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


In New York, the Yankees were presented with their American League championship rings and then they went out and completed a sweep of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Roger Clemens gave up one earned runnin seven and a third innings.
your numbers.
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[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-106]
[GRAPHIC=express/titans]


The Express season came to an end yesterday. Roanoke lost to Trenton 5-2 in game four of their best of five ECHL opening round playoff series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Titans vs. Express; :00]


Roanoke fans knew that everyone would have to come together to help the Express against the Titans, a team that scored six goals in game three.
The Express went with reserve goalie Dean Weasler and he played well most of the game, [SUPER=34-Trenton/5/Roanoke/2

;]stopping Trenton with several nice saves in the cage.
But the Titans finally beat him here on this shot. That made it 1-1 and the Titans go up 4-2 before icing the win with an empty netter. They win the series 3 games to 1.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/Express Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Peron/Express Center; :13]
[SUPER=01-Joe Dusbabek/Express Left Wing; :23]
[SUPER=01-Duncan Dalmao/Express Defenseman; :36]
[RUNS=:43]
[OUT Q=.....they never quit""]

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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-119]
[GRAPHIC=majors]


To the Majors and a major league injury for Cincinnati's Ken Griffey Junior against Montreal yesterday. He dislocated his right knee cap and tore a ligament and is out 3 to 6 weeks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/TBS; :00]

In Atlanta, the Braves went 14 innings to beat the Mets 5-2. Gary Sheffield continues to produce for the Braves and make good on the trade that sent him there.
Marcus Giles ripped a three-run, walkoff homer in the 14th inning that gave Atlanta the win. The four-hour, 59-minute game was the longest at Turner Field in both time and innings.
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-111 1:17:23]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche would fall to Potomac by a run yesterday at salem Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


Unlike Saturday's chilly conditions, it was a bright sunny day for game three of this three game homestand against Potomac.
The Cannons would strike first using some infield tactics. Matt Williams with the bunt [SUPER=37-Potomac/2/Salem/1;

]down the first baseline. He is out but a runner advances to second.
Dan Moylan would reach third and then Seth Davidson rockets this shot into right field and Moylan is gonna come on down from third. 2-1 Potomac in the top of the seventh, some good news for the Avs, a Potomac runner is gunned down at third. Cannons win 2-1.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_108]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


Shaquille O'Neil returned from his wrist injury and dropped 40 points on Miami as the Lakers beat the Heat96 to 88. Philadelphia dealt Milwaukee a night straight N-B-A road loss, beating the Bucks 89-to-87.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia. PA/Bucks vs. Sixers; :00]

Derek McKie of the sixers hit a big jumper with 45 seconds left in the game to seal it.
Milwaukee's Ray Allen missed a three-pointer just before the buzzer. He finished with 25 points and Sam Cassell had 19. Eric Snow had 15 points and a season-high 14 assists for the Sixers. Philadelphia's reserves tossed in 41 points, led by 15 from Aaron McKie. The result moves the Sixers a game ahead of Milwaukee for sixth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-116]
[GRAPHIC=soccer]


The Fourth annual Advance Auto Parts invitational soccer tournament finished up today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

75 teams from five states and Canada participated in the two day tournament at scenic Green Hill Park.
Approximately 14 hundred boys and girls played some of the best competition they have ever faced.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="playing]
[SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Tournament Director; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=......shoot for all the time"]
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[S-Drew]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-114 1:34:08]
[GRAPHIC=dREW hARRISON]


Former Cave Spring standout soccer player Drew Harrison is one of the top 20 soccer players in the country 17 years or younger, in fact he is so good that pro scouts in Europe are looking at him already.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The 16 year old was in Roanoke over the weekend on spring break. He left Cave Spring this past January to attend Nick Bellottari's school for gifted athletes in Florida. This school grooms young athletes like Drew for professionals sports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we]
[SUPER=01-Drew Harrison/USA Under 17 Team Member; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=...just the game"]
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[VO-NAT]


Drew and the USA 17 and under national team have traveled to Italy, Brazil, Coasta Rica, France and Germany over the last three months. Unfortunately competition brought out the worlds worst in some fans in Brazil during one of Harrisons games.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="once we]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=......mad and frustrated"]
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-120 ]
[GRAPHIC=Texas motor speedway]


Today rain postponed the seventh race of the Winston Cup season until tomorrow at noon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX/FOX; :00]


Rain and thunder storms pelted the Texas Motor Speedway most of the day today and the Samsung/Radio Shack 500 was called by NASCAR about 3:40. Thunderstorm activity was supposed to continue throughout the day. Bill Elliott will start on(------------) the poll tomorrow.