[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The passing of a local legend in sports broadcasting.
Roy Stanley is dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And Virginia G-O-P chief Ed Matricardi is indicted on wiretap charges.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, local reaction to the loss our comrade Roy Stanley.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, one of his favorite players, Lee Suggs, earns preseason All-American honors.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[SS=None]


Showers will come to an end tonight, and we'll see more sunshine before the next batch of showers over the weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A remarkable man .. and a remarkable career .. come to a sudden end.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Illness takes the life of veteran sportscaster Roy Stanley.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Stanley]
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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


You knew Roy Stanley as the man who brought you Hometown Sports on the weekends for two decades.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

We knew him as much more. Mike Stevens remembers Roy and his 30- year career.
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((NAT SOUND LAUGHTER:)) (( That trademark laugh and his outgoing personality were as much a part of what made Roy Stanley so special as anything else. He was the state of Virginia's dean of sportscasters with more than 30 years of air experience at Your Hometown Station. ((ROY STANLEY:)) The weekends were his place to shine as he anchored the sports each Saturday and Sunday nights for more than two decades. ((NAT SOUND OF ROY:)) Anchoring the sports desk at WDBJ-7 hardly seemed possible when he arrived in Roanoke looking for a job in February of 1972. ((ROY STANLEY:)) The Wytheville native, who attended Scott Memorial before integration, graduated from George Wythe high school in 1969. He was officially hired at WDBJ on Valentines' Day of 1972. He quickly established himself as a strong supporter of sports throughout the valley. And no one knew how to work a room or establish relationships with athletes and coaches like Roy Stanley. ((ROY STANLEY NAT SOUND:)) He won the prestigious Marshal Johnson Award from the Virginia High School coaches association recognizing his outstanding contributions to high school athletics - his true love. ((ROY STANLEY:)) During the 2001 Friday Football Extra season Roy proudly watched a kid whose diapers he once changed earn player of the week honors. ((ROY WITH JERMAINE:)) Roy Stanley was "Old school" and took pride in as he liked to put it "Keeping It Real." He did just that in the year 2000 - when the N Double A CP honored Roy with that year's Image Award. ((ROY STANLEY:)) Family was also extremely important to Roy. He is survived by his wife and two grown children, his dad and a sister.

His extended family here at WDBJ-7 will find it very hard to walk the halls without his boisterous blasts of laughter - the thousands and thousands of viewers who grew up and changed their hair styles right along with Roy Stanley will no doubt also find something missing in their own homes.)) ((ROY STANLEY- NAACP:))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[Graphic=Roy Stanley Obit]


Roy's last newscast was March 30th. On April 1, he was admitted to the hospital, where doctors eventually discovered he was suffering from terminal liver cancer.
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[Take Roy Info FS] Roy's family will receive visitors Friday, from 2 until 9, at the Hamlar and Curtis Funeral Home in Roanoke.
On Saturday, the family will receive visitors at the Pilgrim Baptist Church at 12-30. Funeral services begin at the church at 1-30.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Mike Stevens will have reaction to Roy's passing later in sports.


[Matricardi]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC1:11:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The head of Virginia's Republican party was indicted today on charges that he illegally eavesdropped on two Democratic conference calls.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


A Richmond grand jury indicted Ed Matricardi on four felony counts of violating Virginia's wiretap laws.
Prosecutors say Matricardi recorded two calls in which Democratic legislators, including the Governor, discussed strategy in the state redistricting case.
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((RANDALL JOHNSON, JR./ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: HE DISSEMINATED THE CONTENTS OF THE RECORDING TO THIRD PARTIES AND DID SO KNOWING IT WAS ILLEGAL AND WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF ANY PARTY TO THE CALL.))
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Matricardi and his attorney declined to comment.
He was arraigned and released without bond.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Each count of monitoring a phone call without consent is a felony that can carry up to five years in prison.
Prosecutors said there was a possibility that others could be charged as conspirators.

[Warner]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC1:56:40]
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Virginians may soon be able to *help* the environment by dumping their trash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Mark Warner today announced a plan to fund conservation projects with a five dollar per-ton fee on trash deposited in Virginia landfills.
Speaking from the banks of the James River, Warner estimated the trash disposal fee could generate up to 76 million dollars.
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((MARK WARNER/GOVERNOR: IN TERMS OF PRESERVING OPEN SPACE, IN TERMS OF WATER QUALITY, IN TERMS OF BROWNFIELD RESTORATION IN OUR CITIES, I THINK THIS IS A GOOD INVESTMENT IN VIRGINIA'S FUTURE. ))
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[SUPER=03-King and Queen Co./File Tape]


While most of the money would come from trash imported from out of state, Virginia residents, companies and local governments would also have to pay the fee.
The legislation has bipartisan support in the General Assembly which passed a similar measure in 1999...but was vetoed by Governor Gilmore.
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[Randolph-Macon]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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Health Officials are still trying to figure out why dozens of students at Randolph-Macon Woman's College became ill last week.
About 60 students contracted a gastro-intestinal illness.
At this point health officials believe a food-borne illness is to blame and that all of the students contracted it from the same source.
The Health Department expects lab results tomorrow that should help determine the cause.
All of the students who got sick live on campus.

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


More promising news about Roanoke County's tire fire.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And some first-time web-design students from Southwest Virginia take first-place in a statewide competition.
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[County-Supers]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#01-62 TC1:59:14]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Another report of progress on the Roanoke County tire fire today.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


County officials say flames in a significant portion of the dump could be extinguished by the end of the week.


[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and JoeD/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is at the county administration center where today's meeting brought more questions from residents.
Joe?
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(Rollcue: another significant step forward. )
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[SUPER=01-Mike Altizer/Roanoke Co. Resident; :45]
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[Reedy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC1:22:34]
[GRAPHIC=Davey Reedy]

The judge who presided over Davey Reedy's arson and murder trial 15 years ago has rejected Reedy's appeal for a new trial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]

Judge Clifford Weckstein found "precious little substance" to support Reedy's claim he did not set the fire that killed his two toddlers. Reedy is serving two life terms plus 10 years in prison. In the ruling filed only today, the judge concluded Reedy "utterly failed to demonstrate" his innocence.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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Stocks went into retreat late in the session, sending the major market averages lower. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW fell 40 and a half points.
NASDAQ dropped 43.
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[Allergy-Season]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC1:42:38]
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Spring is the worst time of year for people with allergies, especially if you live in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
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Barbara Garden says without regular allergy shots she feels awful this time of year because she's always congested.

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((BARBARA GARDEN/ALLERGY SUFFERER; THE VALLEY IS LIKE IN A BOWL SO ALL THE POLLEN AND EVERYTHING JUST COMES DOWN INTO THE VALLEY AND YOU JUST SUFFER MORE))
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[VO-NAT]


Doctor Thomas Fame says trees and grass often make Springtime unbearable for allergy sufferers.
In early spring the trees begin pollinating -- and then heading into May and June grass becomes the problem.
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((DR. THOMAS FAME/LEWIS-GALE ALLERGY AND ASTHMA CLINIC; DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR KEEP YOUR WINDOW AND DOORS CLOSED. AND THERE ARE SOME DUST MITE AVOIDANCE MEASURE, IF YOU HAVE ANIMALS TRY AND KEEP THEM OUTSIDE))
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[VO-NAT]


Fame also recommends taking medications. He says antihistamines help with sneezing and itchy, watery eyes. Nasal sprays help with inflammation.
For severe allergy symptoms -- allergy shots are recommended because they teach the body's immune system to ignore the allergen.
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[Bland-Website]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC1:12:24]
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Bland County High School's website is tops in Virginia...
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Designed by 20 juniors and seniors in a web page design class...the site took first place in a statewide competition.

The Virginia Society for Technology and Education chose Bland out of hundreds of schools. Teacher Robbie Morehead says this is the first year the class is being offered.
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((ROBBIE MOREHEAD/BHS TEACHER; A LOT OF TIMES WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA YOU THINK VERY RURAL HILLBILLY MENTALITY AND HERE AT BLAND WERE VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE PEOPLE WHO HAVE WORKED TO PROVIDE US WITH THE TECHNOLOGY THAT WE NEEDED.))
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The students worked with 5-desktop computers and 16-laptops equipped with wireless internet systems. Morehead says it took them about four to six weeks to design the site.
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[WIPE TO WDBJ7 WEBPAGE FS***] You can check it out by visiting wdbj7.com and clicking on a link.
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[S-Stanley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-119 4634tc]
[GRAPHIC=ROY OBIT]

For the past 17 years I have worked alongside Roy Stanley, and more than anything he taught me the importance of treating people with respect and making each and every individual feel important. Roy didn't have an ego, and he didn't have an agenda. In fact when most folks saw Roy on TV they didn't see black or white - they simply saw Roy. This afternoon we talked with some of coaches who shared his same vision.
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[SUPER=01-Charlie Moir/Former VT & Roanoke College Head Coach; :28]
[SUPER=01-George Miller/William Fleming Principal; :50]
[SUPER=01-Jack Bogaczyk/Dazzle's Media Relations Manager; 1:21]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke College Head Coach; 1:34]
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[OUT Q=...DID THAT FOR ME."]
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[S-Suggs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=SUGGS]


One of the young men who often frequented Roy's household during his high school day, Lee Suggs, has earned an amazing preseason honor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Suggs has accepted an invitation to be a part of the 2002 Playboy All-American team. Despite missing all of last year he will be flown to Phoenix for a photo shoot, much like his coach was several seasons ago.
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[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...MUCH AS I DID."]
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[S-Tom]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-111]
[GRAPHIC=Southern Conference]

Southern Conference basketball has added an ACC coach to it's ranks. Today The College of Charleston introduced former Virginia assistant Tom Herrion as the school's new coach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


Herrion has spent the last four seasons at UVa. He Helped the Cavaliers to a 70 and 50 record an NCAA tournament and two NIT appearances. The 34 year old is the 20th head coach of Charleston's men's basketball program. Herrion replaces John Kresse (Kress), who retired March 12th.
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[S-Jarrett]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-116 12455tc]
[GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE S'WAY]

When the Winston Cup circuit rolls into Martinsville at the end of the work week, the defending Virginia 500 champ will enter the fray with more than his share of battle scars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last April; :00]

The 2002 season has been a brutal one for Dale Jarrett and the UPS Ford team. Jarrett rolls into Martinsville 24th in the points race with only one top 10 finish. But hope springs eternal as Jarrett not only hopes to repeat his win, but improve on his victorious performance of a year ago.
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[OUT Q=...TO GET THERE."]
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Last year Jarrett passed his Yates racing teammate to take home the win. He also stole a peek at some of his teammate's notes before the race.
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[Stanley-Memorial]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=502-07 TC08:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]

As you know Roy Stanley Miller left us this morning.
[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]

We bid you farewell tonight with a farewell to our friend and colleague.
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