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Coming up-
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Two people shot to death in Bedford - a third person commits suicide on the Interstate- details ahead.
Did the pilot forget to put the parking brake on? Well have the story
Plus we visit Roy Stanley's hometown where folks there remember a good man.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at eleven is up next.

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[VO-NAT]


The murder of two women in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park will become the test case for new federal hate crimes legislation.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Rice]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It happened almost six years ago.
But it wasn't until yesterday
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[VO-NAT]

that a federal Grand Jury in Charlottesville returned the indictment against Darrell David Rice. He's charged with capital murder in the deaths of Julianne Williams and Lollie (Why-nans) Winans.
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]

Though it's a Virginia case, the Attorney General himself wanted to take a stand against those who target victims for their sexual orientation.
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[SOT 10:46:48]
[IN Q=These families have]

((JOHN ASHCROFT/US ATTORNEY GENERAL; THESE FAMILIES HAVE SUFFERED WHAT AMERICANS NOW KNOW ALL TOO WELL: THAT'S THE PAIN AND DESTRUCTION WROUGHT BY HATE.)) ((TOM WILLIAMS/VICTIM'S FATHER; MR. ASHCROFT STATED HATED CRIMES ARE A FORM OF TERRORISM IS AN APT ANALOGY.))
[SUPER=@Ashcroft;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Williams/Victim's Father; :07]
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[OUT Q=an apt analogy.]
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A year after Winans and Williams were killed, Rice tried to abduct a woman in the Shenandoah National Park. Rice pled guilty to attempted abduction and is serving an 11 year sentence.

[Breaking-Silence]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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Members of a Roanoke group that promotes tolerance are pleased to see the federal hate crimes law being used... but they'd like to see Virginia follow suit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


The Roanoke 7 joined students at Roanoke College tonight in "Breaking the Silence" -- a ceremony urging gay and lesbian students to speak out.
Dozens of participants at Roanoke College and Hollins University did NOT talk all day.
Roanoke 7 -- named after the seven victims shot at the Backstreet Cafe almost two years ago -- aims to educate people about hate crimes.
Misty Overstreet's uncle, Danny, was killed in the attack.
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[SOT 1:13:22 - :33]
[IN Q=If one group]

((MISTY OVERSTREET/ROANOKE 7: IF ONE GROUP IS UNPROTECTED AND ONE GROUP OF PEOPLE ARE SINGLED OUT, THEN PEOPLE IN GENERAL ARE NOT PROTECTED. IF WE HAVE A DISTINCTION IN PEOPLE, THEN NO ONE IS SAFE AND THERE IS NO HARMONY.))
[SUPER=01-Misty Overstreet/Roanoke 7;]
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[OUT Q=no harmony.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia DOES define racially-motivated crimes as hate crimes that can carry a stiffer penalty ...
But the state is one of 28 in the country that does NOT recognize crimes motivated by sexual orientation as hate crimes.

[Bedford-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Bedford County authorities are trying to figure out what sparked a double murder suicide overnight.
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[VO-NAT - :19]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Last Night;]

At around 8 last night a man called the Sheriff department saying his wife, 50 year old Malinda Smith, and his mother, 72 year old (VIR-gee) Virgie Smith had been shot by an intruder. Deputies say the shooter was 72 year old Isaac George Abbott, and was no stranger to the Smith residence.
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[SOT - 06:02]
[IN Q=No relation other...]

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF; NO RELATION OTHER THAN THE ACQUAINTANCE, HE HAD BEEN TO THE HOUSE ON A NUMBER OF OCCASIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=a number of occasions.]
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[VO-NAT - :11]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning;]

Several hours later, authorities say Abbott was seen in Malinda Smith's car on Interstate 81. After a short high speed chase, Roanoke City police say Abbott committed suicide on Route 2-20 near Elm Avenue.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Pulaski County officials were also investigating Abbott. The Sheriff's Department says last night Abbott tried to abduct a man, and fired two gunshots at the victim but missed. Abbott was also wanted in Pulaski County on cocaine distribution charges.

[Shooting-NJ]


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New Jersey police say one of their own went on a shooting rampage- then ended his own life..
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[VO-NAT]

Authorities say veteran police officer Edward Lutes gunned down five of his neighbors last night.
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[SOT 17:47:59]
[IN Q=we have three]

((MICHEAL MASTRONARDY/ DOVER TOWNSHIP POLICE CHIEF: WE HAVE THREE VICTIMS IN ONE HOUSE AND TWO VICTIMS IN ANOTHER. A TOTAL OF THREE MALES AND TWO FEMALE ADULTS.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Mastronardy/Dover Township Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=two female adults]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover Township, NJ]

Police say Edward Lutes then fled and drove to his boss's home- where he shot and wounded him. Lutes then took off again and was later found dead in his car. Authorities don't have a motive- but are looking into reports of ongoing hostility between Lutes and his neighbors. One officer did say that Lutes and a neighbor were involved in a criminal mischief case in October. According to a teenage neighbor- Lutes told some kids to throw eggs at the homes of two of his enemies that night.
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[Middle-East]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Israeli military forces pulled out of some West Bank towns tonight- while other forces entered yet another Palestinian community This as American Secretary of state Colin Powell travels to the region to find a peaceful resolution.
Teri Okita has the latest from Washington.
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[SUPER=01-Ariel Sharon/Israeli Prime Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Ziad Abu Zayyad/Palestinian State Minister;]
[SUPER=@Powell;]
[Super=01-Teri Okita/Reporting;]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, washington.]

((ISRAELI TROOPS PULLED OUT OF SEVERAL WEST BANK VILLAGES WEDNESDAY NIGHT, BUT NOT AT THE PACE U-S OFFICIALS OR PALESTINIANS WOULD LIKE. AND IT'S BY NO MEANS THE START OF A TOTAL WITHDRAWAL. WHILE TOURING AN ARMY BASE NEAR JENIN, PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON VOWED THE OFFENSIVE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ALL PALESTINIAN MILITANTS HAVE BEEN CRUSHED. Ariel Sharon/Israeli Prime Minister: We have to survive here. For us, its a war of survival. HIS SHARP WORDS CAME JUST HOURS AFTER A PALESTINIAN BLEW HIMSELF UP ON A CROWDED CITY BUS IN HAIFA KILLING EIGHT ISRAELIS. PALESTINIAN LEADERS SAY ITS A DIRECT RESULT OF THE ISRAELI OFFENSIVE. Ziad Abu Zayyad/Palestinian State Minister: There is no way to speak about the suicide attack in the bus and separate, in isolation, what's happening in Nablus and all cities and also in Jenin refugee camp where hundreds of Palestinians are killed and thrown in the streets. CALLS FOR AN IMMEDIATE AND MEANINGFUL CEASEFIRE GROW LOUDER IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY. DURING HIS MEETING WITH KEY EUROPEAN LEADERS, SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL REAFFIRMED THE NEED TO MEET WITH PALESTINIAN LEADER, YASSAR ARAFAT.

Colin Powell/Secretary of State: The reality is that no other Palestinian leader, or, for that matter, Arab leader, is prepared to engage as a partner until Mr. Arafat has had a chance to express his views. BUT FORMER ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER, BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, SAYS, BY MEETING WITH ARAFAT AND DEMANDING AN ISRAELI WITHDRAWAL, THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS BACKING OFF FROM ITS TOUGH TALK ON FIGHTING TERRORISM. Teri Okita/Reporting: But Powell says every meeting, every demand, is appropriate and necessary if the peace process is to ever move forward. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))


[Afghan-Troops]


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A second wave of British Commandos has landed in Afghanistan-
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[VO-NAT 20"50:"46]
[SUPER=03-Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan;]


They'll join U-S led forces fighting Taliban and Al Qaeda guerilla holdouts.
About 120 Royal Marines marched off Hercules planes with weapons, heavy packs and equipment.
The elite troops will take part in missions in torturous terrain that soars up to 13-thousand feet.
Several hundred more will arrive within the next week.
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[Blacksburg-Accident]


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A motorcycle accident in Blacksburg this afternoon left a man pinned under a car.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Police say Gabriel Herrera Henderson of Blacksburg lost control of his motorcycle and slid under another vehicle just before four o-clock.
Henderson was flown to Roanoke Memorial hospital.
At last report he was undergoing surgery.
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[Warner-VDOT]


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Governor Warner is looking to a Virginia Tech graduate to fix the state's transportation problems.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Philip (Shoo-KET) Shucet will be the new commissioner of Virginia's Department of Transportation.
Shucet inherits an agency struggling with cost overruns and project delays.
The former Hokie feels he's the right person for the job.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I BELIEVE THE]

((PHILIP SHUCET/NEW VDOT COMMISSIONER: I BELIEVE THE NEEDS OF VDOT MATCH UP WITH THE SKILLS THAT I BRING FROM MY PAST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR CAREER AND IT'S A MARVELOUS CHALLENGE. TRANSPORTATION IS NEAR AND DEAR TO MY HEART AS IS THE COMMONWEALTH.))
[SUPER=01-Philip Shucet/New VDOT Commissioner]
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[OUT Q=IS THE COMMONWEALTH.]
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[VO-NAT]


As VDOT Commissioner, (Shooe-KET) Shucet will oversee more than 10-thousad employees, a 3-point-2 billion dollar budget and the country's third largest highway system.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Imagine building muscle just by popping a pill.
We'll tell you how it could happen when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And a big oops with a big plane... when it rolls off the runway and onto the street.
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[Sports-preview]


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[LA-Plane]


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An American Airlines jet rolled through a fence in Los Angeles and ended up on an L-A Street.
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It looked worse than it turned out to be.
The 767 jet- was empty when it smashed through a fence and rolled through power lines onto the street.
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[SOT]

((NANCY CASTLES/AIRPORT SPOKESPERSON: THE LA POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT THE FEDERAL OFFICIALS ALL RESPONDED TO THE SCENE IMMEDIATELY.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Castles/Airport Spokesperson;]
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[OUT Q=the scene immediately.]
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No passengers were on the plane and the road was not a public street- No one was hurt and airport traffic was not affected.
The mystery is why did it roll?
The plane had been parked overnight outside a hanger and somehow it moved when no one was in it.
American Airlines says it may have just been an improperly set parking brake. The airline is investigating.
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[Nicotine-Lollipops]


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Last week we told you about the battle over nicotine lollipops- Now federal regulators are demanding a halt to the sales of the lollipops and lip balm with nicotine.
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[vo-nat]
[Super=04-File Tape;]


The products are sold on the Internet as ways to quit smoking.
And the Food and Drug Administration sent letters to three U-S pharmacies, saying the products are illegal.
The F-D-A is particularly concerned about lollipops, saying kids might mistake them for candy.
But it also says the products use types of nicotine that are not approved for smoking cessation aids.
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[muscle-pill]


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Researchers say it may one day be possible to build muscles by popping a pill instead of pumping iron.
They've discovered a chemical pathway used by muscle cells to build strength and endurance.
But don't count on this to build beefy muscles instead of working out.
It's actually hoped the discovery will lead to drugs to help those with muscle deterioration, such as heart patients.

[Carilion]


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Carilion Health System plans to chose three of four health insurance partners within the next month or so.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Carilion says both Trigon and Southern Health have received draft letters of intent laying out terms for a possible partnership.
MAMSI (Mam-zee) has not.
There is the possibility that insurance companies who have no presence in Southwest Virginia could be chosen as partners, thereby opening up the market to competition.
But some think it's possible your insurance rates could end up relatively higher if your insurance company is not chosen as a partner.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still ahead on News 7, a linkup in space....
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[VO-NAT]

as the crews of the International Space Station and the shuttle Atlantis join forces.
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[Commercial]

[Roy]


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[TAPE#=02-02 TC1:43:56]
[SS=Roy Stanley]

You don't have to go far in Wytheville to find someone who wants to talk about the life and legacy of Roy Stanley Miller. His hometown is a place he never forgot during his many years of broadcasting...
And the people there say they won't forget him. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has reaction tonight from Wytheville...
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[SUPER=03-Wytheville; :00 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Danny Gordon/Friend; :10]
[SUPER=01-Wally Hutton/Former Coach; :28]
[SUPER=01-Kenny Sayers/Friend; :37]
[SUPER=01-Ernie Smith/Former Coach; :54]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Bralley/Friend; 1:14]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Wytheville.]

(( You could say this is where Roy Stanley got his start.
Some 30-years ago at WYVE radio in Wytheville he learned the ropes of broadcasting.
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[SOT 00:54:26]
[IN Q=he came]

((DANNY GORDON/FRIEND; HE CAME IN HERE IN THE MORNINGS TO BE IN BROADCASTING SOMETHING THAT KIND OF AMAZED PEOPLE IN THAT DAY AND TIME. ))
[OUT Q=AND TIME]

People around here know Roy by his nickname, Petie. Ask them to talk about him and they seem to say the same thing. That he was a man with no enemies...but a man with many friends.
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[SOT 21:52:10]
[IN Q=everybody]

((EVERYBODY LOVED HIM I'VE NEVER HEARD AN UNKIND WORD ABOUT PETIE HE WAS JUST A GOOD FRIEND AND A GOOD GUY.))
[OUT Q=GOOD GUY]
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[SOT 18:52:04]
[IN Q=ROY]

((KENNY SAYERS/FRIEND; ROY WAS ALWAYS A FUNNY GUY HE ALWAYS MADE EVERYBODY LAUGH AND I'VE NEVER REALLY HEARD ANYONE SAY ANY BAD THINGS ABOUT ROY.))
[OUT Q=about Roy]

Ernie Smith is Roy's former coach and principal as well as a close friend to his entire family. He knew Roy since birth and says he will miss his cheerful smile the most.
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[SOT 15:49:36]
[IN Q=IT WAS HARD]

((ERNIE SMITH/FORMER COACH; IT WAS HARD ON HIS FATHER, CAUSE HIS FATHER HAD MENTIONED TO ME HOW HE HAD GONE TO ROANOKE COMMUNITY AND BEEN WITH PETIE HOLDING HIS HAND WHEN HE EXPIRED.))
[OUT Q=HE EXPIRED.]

Friends say Wytheville and all the lives here he touched will always be proud of their hometown sportscaster.
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[SOT 11:37:09]
[IN Q=ROY STANELY]

((TOMMY BRALLEY/FRIEND; ROY STANLEY PETIE MILLER AS WE KNOW HIM WILL BE REMEMBERED AND HE'LL BE REMEMBERED FOR HIS POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND HIS JOY FOR LIVING LIFE.))
[OUT Q=LIFE.]
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[IN Q=IT'S GOING]

((IT'S GOING TO BE A BIG VOID FOR NOT ONLY FOR CHANNEL SEVEN BUT THIS COMMUNITY.))
[OUT Q=COMMUNITY.]

[BUTT BUTT]
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[SOT 3:36:27]
[IN Q=WERE]

((WE'RE VERY PROUD OF HIM AND HE'S GOING TO BE SORELY MISSED.))
[OUT Q=MISSED.]

And always remembered. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Wytheville.))

[S-Extra]


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Ronde and Tiki Barber pay tribute to Roy Stanley, Avalanche and college lacrosse highlights, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA; :00; :00]


The Masters begins tomorrow at Augusta National and all eyes will be on defending masters champion Tiger Woods. Woods and the competition will experience a course that has been through it's biggest face lift in its 70 year history. Nine holes were changed and nearly 300 yards of length has been added.
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[SUPER=01-Tiger Woods/Defending Masters Champion; :00]
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[OUT Q=....in the past"]
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[CHYRON MOTION] [go to scores] [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-Barbers]


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Roy Stanley always made the athletes and coaches he interviewed feel that they were more important than the story. Ronde and Tiki Barber had a close relationship with Roy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]


Ronde, now with Tampa Bay, grew up around Roy. Roy and I had a chance to make Ronde a wedding video for he and wife to be Claudia last summer.
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[OUT Q=we love ya"]
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[VO-NAT]


Ronde was quite used gestures like that from Roy.
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[OUT Q=..forever"]
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Tiki, whose career has expanded into broadcasting, understands now more than ever, how much Roy's kindness and love for Tiki the person rather than the athlete, is about.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=.....gonna miss em"(double out)"]
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[vo-nat]
Mom Geraldine, here visiting with Roy in her Roanoke County office, remembers playing cards with Roy while at Virginia Tech.
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[S-AVS]


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The Salem Avalanche considered Roy Stanley one of their own.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


That's because Roy went to games every chance he could.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kelvin Bowles/Avalanche Owner; :00]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=sad time for all of us"]
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[S-Salem]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche; :00]


A great night to come out to the yard, but Wilmington would rain on the Avs parade. Scott Walter connects on this single that plates two runs and the count is now three to nothing in the top of third.
[SUPER=37-Wilmington/10/Salem/3;]Then, an inning later, in the top of the fourth, David DeJesus is gonna triple off

the right field wall and two more runs come on down. 5-nothing Wilmington.
The Blue Rocks Donnie Ross plates a run on this sac fly and they win it 10-3.
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[S-Baseball]


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Virginia Tech and Virginia hooked up in a baseball clash in Blacksburg today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Cavaliers vs. Hokies; :00]


A beautiful afternoon to take in Americas favorite pastime at English Field on the campus of Virginia tech.
But it was not so pretty of a game for the Hokies. After leading 1-nothing in the bottom of [SUPER=34-Virginia/16/Vir

ginia Tech/10;]the first, the Wahoos would pad their lead. Jeff Landing would face some tough UVa batters. Matt Street gets a hold of this pitch and sends it over the left center field fence for a three run homer and it's 4-nothing.
UVa wins it 16 to 10.
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[S-Amber]


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Lord Botetourt basketball star Amber Graham will have a chance to shine at the college level.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]


A crowd of students and faculty gathered in the Lord Botetourt library at one o'clock today to watch Amber sign the papers to play college basketball at Campbell University. Graham said Campbell is a perfect match for her.
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[SUPER=01-Amber Graham/Commits to Campbell University; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=..new experience for me"]
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[S-Lax]


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The Roanoke College men's lacrosse team whipped Guilford today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Quakers vs. Maroons; :00]

The maroons were looking to end a three game losing streak against three top 10 ranked teams.
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/22/Guilford/3;]


Roanoke's Andy Bonasera sneaks one under the Guilford goalie for this goal.
Then, Ross Sanner benefits from a nice feed and quick sticks the rock in, 17-2 maroons in the third quarter.
Sanner again rips rope, this time driving hard to the goal and firing, Roanoke improves to 6 and 5 with the 22-3 win.
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[S-Catch]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-108 15205TC]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Football]


Virginia Tech Spring Football practices have been the coaching staff's personal labratory as Frank Beamer continues to move certain players to positions best for them and the team.
Mike Stevens says a few are adjusting quite well.
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[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL/2002 Gator Bowl; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/2002 Spring Practice; :13]
[SUPER=01-Chris Clifton/Virginia Tech Receiver; :28]
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((When All-American Receiver Andre Davis caught his final career touchdown pass in the January 1st Gator Bowl, his departure left a huge hole at the receiver spot. Enter former Running back Justin Hamilton and former Quarterback Chris Clifton to the Tech receiving corp. Both Hamilton and Clifton agreed to move positions this spring as a way to earn immediate playing time and help the Hokies build depth at a crucial spot. ((Bite: Chris Clifton -- 1:29:05)) ((In...It's a chance...)) ((Runs...:06)) ((Out...Forward to that.")) Clifton is not unfamiliar with the position. In fact, he caught the coaches' eye with his ability while working on the Tech scout team last season. But, Hamilton has been most impressive this spring with his fluid moves and soft hands

((Bite: Frank Beamer -- 1:25:54)) ((In...Justin Hamilton..)) ((Runs...:18)) ((Out...as Justin Has.")) Both Hamilton and Clifton spent last season as red-shirts. The red shirt year gave them the opportunity to become familiar with Tech's offensive system. Armed with that knowledge, the pair have made significant progress in just a short time this spring. ((Bite: Justin Hamilton -- 1:28:03)) ((In...I was talking to coach Ball...)) ((Runs...:09)) ((Out...do that right.")) ((Bite: Tony Ball -- Receiver's Coach -- 1:30:14)) ((In...Just running...)) ((Runs...:19)) ((Out...that one right.")) Catch the annual spring game on April 20th. Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))


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No one picked the winning numbers in last night's Big Game drawing.
In fact, no one's picked all six numbers since February Fifth.
That means the jackpot for Friday's drawing will likely be more than 200 million dollars.

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When you're 240 miles above earth- you don't usually have visitors- but today- the crew of the international space station got some company-
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The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis arrived today- the shuttle docked with the space station 240 miles about Southern China.
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((COMMANDER URAY OF THE CREW WELCOMING COMMANDER MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD AND HIS CREW OF SEVEN.))
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Hatches between the two spacecraft allowed the shuttle's crew to mingle with their station counterparts for the first time.
The astronauts then floated to the command module for a safety briefing- before beginning work to test the station's robot arm. (------------)