[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


A child is dead- his brother and sister may be the ones who killed him.
A wow.. its in color. A look back at the beginning of color TV in this area..
Plus storms rip through Texas tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


And our forecast- plus the big game drawing.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


It didn't take as long as some predicted.
This afternoon fire officials announced the good news about Roanoke County's tire fire.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[Tire-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC1:21:35]
[GRAPHIC=Tire Fire]

That big tire fire is out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Twenty three days after it began, Roanoke County officials declared the fire: "extinguished," as of this morning. Tires on Willie Keeling's dump were still burning a bit yesterday. Only now that the fire is out ...can the E-P-A begin assessing the damage and cleaning up the site.
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[SOT 11:05:05]
[IN Q=That's a fair]

((CHRIS WAGNER/EPA ON-SITE COORDINATOR; THAT'S A FAIR STATEMENT. NOW THAT THE FIRE IS OUT, WE'RE ABLE TO DO MORE EXTENSIVE TESTING. THE TIRES WERE SMOLDERING YESTERDAY. DETERMINED BY A WALK-THROUGH WITH THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Wagner/EPA On-Site Coordinator]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=with the fire department.]
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[VO-NAT]

It took the help of a hazardous fire suppression team from Texas to get the fire out... with help from state and federal agencies.
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[Veto-Session]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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[WRITER=dse]
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A program that Governor Mark Warner says could help pay for cleanup of sites like the Keeling tire dump will be a hot topic tomorrow in Richmond.
The governor's five dollars per ton fee on trash dumped in Virginia will get a lot of attention when the General Assembly reconvenes for its veto session.
Support for the fee has waned in recent days under an intense lobbying campaign by advocates for trash haulers.
Virginia imports more trash than every state except Pennsylvania.

[Texas-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Police in Lewisville, Texas have two children in custody accused of murdering their younger brother-
Investigators discovered six year old Jackson Carr's body after his older sister lead police to the body.
J-D Miles has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lewisville, TX; :00]
[Super=01-J. D. Miles/Reporting; :18]
[SUPER=01-Mike Houser/Neighbor; :27]
[SUPER=01-Janet Ellison/Neighbor; :45]
[RUNS=:53]
[OUT Q=pretty hateful to them.]
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[Anchor=Jean]
[SS=None]


That was J-D Miles reporting.

[Storms-Texas]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=1]
[WRITER=jja]
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Stormy weather swept through Texas tonight-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arlington, TX]


Several tornadoes touched down- demolishing some homes- ripping the roof from a church and snarling traffic on the air and ground.
Heavy rain caused flooding on some highwyas- making rush hour traffic impossible in some places.
Air traffic also halted at Dallas Fort Worth International for about 45 minutes- people were moved to the main portion of hte terminal as a precaution.
One photographer caught this funnel cloud on tape- skies looked ominous there tonight.
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[Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC1:11:02]
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Big Game fever is sweeping Virginia and the nation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Despite the fact that you're 16 times more likely to die driving to the store to buy a ticket... millions lined up for their shot at riches.
Tonight's drawing is worth at least 325 million dollars and could swell past the record U-S lottery prize of 363 million.
We'll have those winning numbers in about five minutes.
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[L'burg-Registrar]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC1:52:24]
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There's a new twist in the investigation into spending in the Lynchburg registrar's office.
The city's top prosecutor is asking for a special grand jury to look into the matter.. and he's firing back at the local newspaper over its charges of investigative foot-dragging.
Steve Smallshaw has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It was last]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Petty/Prosecutor; :22]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:18]
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[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( It was last December when the state police began looking into whether former Lynchburg electoral board member Al Grant had abused the spending privileges on his city-issued credit card.
An internal audit found 23-thousand dollars worth of questionable charges.. and Lynchburg prosecutor Bill Petty says tracking down the paper trail has been difficult and time-consuming.
[SOT 19:43:43]

((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: WE HAVE HAD DIFFICULTIES IN THIS CASE. WE ARE DEALING WITH OUT-OF-STATE CORPORATIONS. DESPITE THE SUGGESTION BY THE NEWS AND ADVANCE THAT ALL I HAVE TO DO IS PICK UP A TELEPHONE AND RECORDS FALL INTO MY LAP I CAN TELL YOU THAT'S NOT SO.))
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[OUT Q=that's not so.]


Petty was referring to Sunday's editorial in the Lynchburg newspaper which questioned what it felt were delays in the investigation.
The paper wondered whether Petty was up to the job of pursuing the investigation against Grant, a fellow Republican.. and whether he was caught in a conflict of interest between protecting city taxpayers or members of his own political party.
The charges led Petty to fire back.
[SOT 19:49:30]

((BILL PETTY: IF WE'RE TO DO OUR JOB EFFECTIVELY, WE NEED THE TRUST AND THE CONFIDENCE OF THE PEOPLE OF THIS COMMUNITY. AND WHEN AN INSTITUTION SUCH AS THE NEWSPAPER.. WITHOUT FACT TO SUPPORT IT.. CHALLENGES OUR AUTHORITY, I DON'T THINK WE CAN JUST IGNORE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=just ignore that.]


Petty has requested a special investigative grand jury to help track down evidence and possibly issue indictments.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
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A victory in federal court for the Reverend Jerry Falwell in his battle to let churches across Virginia incorporate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A federal judge ruled Monday that the state ban on "church incorporation" is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment.
The measure has been on the books since the 18th century when state leaders were trying to prevent churches from becoming too powerful.
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[SOT 19:56:04]
[IN Q=It's one of]

((JERRY FALWELL, JR./ATTORNEY: IT'S ONE OF THE FEW TIMES IN HISTORY THAT A STATE CONSTITUTION HAS BEEN OVERRULED BY A FEDERAL COURT. SO WE'RE VERY PLEASED THAT THE COURT AGREES WITH US THAT THESE LAWS WERE DISCRIMINATORY TOWARDS CHURCHES AND RELIGION AND THAT THEY WERE A VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Falwell, Jr./Attorney]
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[OUT Q=the First Amendment.]
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[VO-NAT]


Falwell is also challenging state limits on how much land a church can own.
A hearing in that case has not been scheduled.
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[Missing-Child]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC1:15:54]
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Police say a "missing child alert system" came to the rescue when a four year old boy disappeared yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]


Taimere Robinson on the left was mistaken for the boy on the right and picked up by a stranger at a nearby park.


Within an hour of his disappearance, police activated "Amber Alert".
It's a system by which media are alerted to the disappearance and immediately break into programming with a description of a child and the abductor.
The man who mistakenly took the boy returned him after seeing the police alert on television.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Other indpendent]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: OTHER INDEPENDENT WITNESSES SAW THIS CHILD APPROACHED BY A MAN, CALL HIM BY NAME, PUT HIM IN THE CAR AND DRIVE OFF. THAT MET THE CRITERIA. THERE IS VERY STRICT CRITERIA FOR IT TO MEET FOR USE TO USE THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokesperson]
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[OUT Q=use this]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the first time Amber alert has been used since it was put in place last May.
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[Middle-East]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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It's not a cease fire- and it's not a signed agreement but Secretary of State Colin Powell says it's something-
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[VO-NAT 20:06:52 09.5]


He is working to get fresh commitments from Yassir Arafat and Ariel Sharon that they will cool the violence.
But even that- is still being hammered out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I look forward]

((COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE: I LOOK FORWARD TO MAKING FURTHER PROGRESS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. I DON'T WANT TO GET THE SPECIFICS OF WHAT I AM ABLE TO ACHIEVE AND NOT ABLE TO ACHIEVE.))
[SUPER=@Powell]
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[OUT Q=AND NOT ABLE TO ACHIEVE.]
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[VO-NAT 21 plus pad]


Ariel Sharon's big concession to Powell is a promise Israel will leave the West Bank within one week. But the promise comes wrapped with two huge exceptions. Israel wont leave Arafat's compound in Ramalla and won't quit the standoff in Bethlehem.
Israel says there are terrorists hiding out in both places.
Powell will meet with Arafat tomorrow.
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[Priests]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Just what will the Pope and U-S cardinals talk about next week?
A leader among American bishops says Vatican officials will consider speeding up the removal of errant priests.
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[VO-NAT 10.5]


Next week's extraordinary meeting at the vatican will also consider a binding national policy on how U-S Bishops should handle molestation charges that come up against priests.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


We take it for granted now...
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[VO-NAT]


But in 1967, the transition to color television at your homtown station was a big deal.
We'll take a look back as we continue building for the future.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=Sports Head]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="hey sports...]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=.....big 7.]

((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Roanoke and W&L hook up on a glorious night at Kiwanis field. We'll check on some ODAC lacrosse action from this afternoon. Plus, a Radford high school tennis star gets a D-One scholarship. The Blacksburg soccer team and Cave Spring softballers are making news.

Plus, a community track dedication ends years of hard work and dedication tonight on the Big7.))[Color-Transition]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[GRAPHIC=Building for the Future]

[**ANCHOR TAG**]
Your Hometown Station is preparing to break new ground .. with high definition broadcasting from our new Digital Broadcast Center. A similar transition took place more than 30-years ago when local stations made the switch from black and white to color.
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[TAKE BLDG FOR FUTURE FS] Shannon Young shows us the spectrum of changes, as we prepare to enter our "Building for the Future".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We sat and watched the test pattern.]
[SUPER=01-Ted Powers/Former WDBJ Executive; :11]
[SUPER=01-Ed "Cabbie" Cabaniss/Former WDBJ Employee; :34]
[SUPER=10-John Harkrader/Former WDBJ Station Manager/1967; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Lee/WDBJ General Manager; 1:48]
[SUPER=@shannon1; 2:50]
[RUNS=3:03]
[OUT Q=Shannon Young, News 7]
(([SOT 16:28:33-16:28:36]
[IN Q=We sat and watched...]

((TED POWERS: WE SAT AND WATCHED THE TEST PATTERN!)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=watched the test pattern.][SOT 16:27:23-16:27:33 ON BOB LEE/TED POWERS TAPE]

Ted Powers remembers the awe with which he witnessed the transition to color.
[IN Q=It was a magnum step...]

((TED POWERS/FORMER WDBJ EXECUTIVE: IT WAS A MAGNUM STEP. THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT. PEOPLE BECAME MORE TUNED IN TO TV AFTER... INTEREST HAD STARTED TO LAG.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=Interest had started to lag.]

Although CBS, NBC and ABC were broadcasting almost entirely in color by 1966, affiliates, like WDBJ, took a little longer. There were bulky new RCA cameras to order, hook up and test.
[SOT 24:54-25:09 ON CABBIE TAPE]
[IN Q=They were a bear.]

((ED "CABBIE" CABANISS/FORMER WDBJ EMPLOYEE: THEY WERE A BEAR. THEY HAD I DON'T KNOW HOW MANY CONTROLS. YOU HAD TO TWEAK PROBABLY 40 OF THOSE THINGS TO GET A PICTURE OUT OF ANYTHING.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=get a picture out of anything.]

Channel 7 was competing with other local stations to see which could air a color broadcast first. During the 11 p.m. news on the last Friday of February 1967 the station crossed the finish line just hours ahead of the competition.
[SOT 25:14-25:28 ON CABBIE TAPE]
[IN Q=Friday night, probably around 8 or 9...]

((JOHN HARKRADER/FORMER STATION MANAGER: LAST NIGHT AT 11 O'CLOCK, WDBJ BROADCAST ITS FIRST PROGRAM IN LIVE, LOCAL COLOR.)) ((ED "CABBIE" CABANISS: FRIDAY NIGHT, PROBABLY AROUND 8 OR 9 THE ENGINEER CAME IN AND SAID "I GOT ONE OF 'EM WORKING. WANNA USE IT? AND THE DIRECTOR, WHO WAS A YOUNG KID, TOO, SAID, "YEAH, OKAY. LET'S DO IT!")) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=Okay, let's do it!]

Suddenly, there were new concerns. [27:51-27:56 ON CABBIE TAPE]
[IN Q=The sets, the walls...]

((ED "CABBIE" CABANISS: THE SETS, THE WALLS, THE CURTAINS, EVERYTHING WAS PAINTED GREY. WE HAD TWO STEINWAY PIANOS THAT WERE PAINTED GREY! IT WAS THE UNGLIEST THING YOU'D EVER SEEN.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=ugliest thing you'd ever seen.]

Not only did the set need a makeover but, so did anchors and hosts who, for the first time had to give thought to a matching wardrobe and struggled to look fresh under new and different lights.
[SOT 16:11:18-16:11:29 ON BOB LEE/TED POWERS TAPE]
[IN Q=So you'd go into a newscast looking...]

((BOB LEE/WDBJ GENERAL MANAGER: SO YOU'D GO INTO A NEWSCAST LOOKING PRETTY GOOD BUT 30-MINUTES LATER ALL THE MAKEUP HAD BEGUN TO MELT AND RUN OFF YOUR FACE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=melt and run off your face.]

As t-v personalities adjusted so did the public. It's estimated the number of local households with color sets jumped from 13-percent in 1967 to more than 90-percent just 6 years later.
[SOT 16:29:17-16:29:30 ON BOB LEE/TED POWERS TAPE]
[IN Q=I think color, at that time...]

((TED POWERS: I THINK COLOR, AT THAT TIME, REALLY SAVED TV IN A SENSE. SAVED IT IN THE SENSE THAT IT REVITALIZED THE WHOLE PROCESS.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=revitalized the whole process.]

But while color made for a much cleaner picture, Cabaniss says it blurred the line between fact and fiction.
[SOT 33:36-33:55 ON CABBIE TAPE]
[IN Q=I think people had a tendency to believe...]

((ED "CABBIE" CABANISS: I THINK PEOPLE HAD A TENDENCY TO BELIEVE IT MORE AND ON A LEVEL MAYBE NOT MEASUREABLE. BECAUSE YOU LOOK OUT THE WINDOW AND IT'S COLOR. AND YOU LOOK OVER IN THE CORNER AND THAT'S COLOR, TOO. WELL, THAT'S REAL, THAT MUST BE REAL.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=THAT MUST BE REAL.]

What *is* real is that the face of television is changing again. And while HDTV promises an even better picture, what's unclear may be what exactly high definition will define. Shannon Young, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Tomorrow on News 7 Mornin', we'll look at changes in television news from the days of film to live satellite shots.

[Teacher-Space]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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It's been 16 years since NASA sent a teacher into space- that teacher was killed when the Challenger exploded.
Now the Teacher in Space Program is back.
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[vo-nat 14]
Barbara Morgan was the backup for Christa McAuliff in 1986.
For the last 16 years she's never given up the hope of going into space- She's also never stopped training.
Now, Morgan is scheduled to go on a launch in 20-04.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=My personal]

((BARABARA MORGAN/NASA EDUCATION MISSION SPECIALIST: MY PERSONAL FEELING ABOUT RISK WE ENCOURAGE KIDS TO TAKE RISKS IN OUR CLASSROOM IF YOU DON'T YOU'RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Morgan/NASA Education Mission Specialist;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=NOT GOING ANYWHERE.]
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[Vo-Nat 11 plus pad ]
A teacher for most of her professional life Morgan has also been a student at NASA learning everything from the science of space to survival training while still having fun.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


He made headlines with Julia Roberts... but now Benjamin Bratt's married another "Pretty Woman."
Find out who when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And this is no spring chicken... it's a California Condor chick... 18 years in the making.
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[Commercial]

[Bratt-Wedding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kgu]
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Benjamin Bratt married a different "Pretty Woman" this past weekend. The former "Law and Order" star tied the knot with actress (tuh-LEE'-suh)Talisa Soto. According to one publicist- the Saturday wedding was an intimate family gathering. Bratt and Soto co-starred in the movie "Pinero." The wedding comes after last summer's break-up of Bratt and Julia Roberts.

[Condors]


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San Diego has a new chick in town...
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[VO-NAT 1:04:11]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA]

...but its been 18- years in the making. 5- days ago- the first wild California Condor egg laid in over two decades finally hatched. The proud parents are two Condors that were raised in captivity and then released into the wild. Three other condor eggs have been laid in the wild without success. The condor was nearly extinct 20- years ago-- now the population is up to almost 190.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-119 & Extra]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


ODAC baseball from tonight, lacrosse from this afternoon, a community track decication and much more from the high school athletic front tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/July 2000]

But first in tonight's Extra Point - Bruce Smith is shutting down his charity golf event in Tidewater after an investigative report by the Virginia-Pilot raised questions about the tournament's bookkeeping and how much money charities actually received from the tournament. Smith says he was unaware of any problems with the charity event and his advisers are looking into it. Bruce says he will donate money out of his pocket to the charities that may not have benefited from the event.
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[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[GO TO BREAK]


[S-Baseball]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-120 10454TC]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


We begin this segment on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference base paths as Roanoke College hosted W&L over in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/W&L vs. Roanoke College; ;00]

It was perfect night for baseball at the park that purists in the valley still love - Kiwanis Field. Washington & Lee would jump on top in the first, Bryan Mulhern will bang a three run homer way over the scoreboard in left center field. Bobby Littlehale and Brian Gladysz score and the Generals take a 3-to-nothing lead. Roanoke would leave a mark of its own in the first when Josh Ringstaff hits grounder into left field. Mike Eubank will score from second and it's 3-to-1 after an inning. But it would not stay close very long as the Generals explode after that. Gladysz whacks one to deep
[SUPER=34-Washington & Lee/25/Roanoke/3;]

center field to clear the bases. Three runs come home. W&L blows out Roanoke 25 to 3.
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[S-Lax]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-111 1:26:07]
[GRAPHIC=Lacrosse]


The Roanoke College men's lacrosse team improved to 8 and 5 on the season yesterday, beating Greensboro 20-14.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Pride vs. Maroons; :00]


Coach Bill Pilat and his Maroons would enjoy a near perfect afternoon for their 13th game of the season.
We pick up the action in the first quarter. Watch Roanoke's Joe Weeren score one of his game high five goals on the day on this shot. 4-2 RC with 9:26 left.
Greensboro answers with its' top gun. Nick Harness closes the gap to a goal with one of
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/20/Greensboro/14;]

his SIX goals on the afternoon.
Kris Davis makes the count 6-3 Maroons with another goal with 6:47 remaining in the second quarter.
The game was tied 11-11 in the third but the Maroons pull away in the fourth, Andy Bonasera finds the back of the net here, Roanoke wins its' fourth straight.
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[S-Track]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-110 1:26:05]
[GRAPHIC=Track]


The Hidden Valley Junior High parent-teacher association and the southwest community held a ceremony last night to dedicate the school's new track.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Dozens of volunteers contributed their time and resources to build the track. The new facility at Hidden valley Jr. is valued at over 200 thousand dollars. Earlier this evening the first official track meet was held on the new surface.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="the PTA]
[SUPER=01-Drew Barrineau/Former Hidden Valley PTA President; :00]
[SUPER=01-Phil Anderson/Former Hidden Valley PTA President; :12]
[SUPER=01-B. J. Brewer/Hidden Valley Junior High Principal; :21]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=......entire community"]
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[S-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-108 15758tc]
[GRAPHIC=TENNIS]

Radford high school's tennis queen Caroline Downs inked scholarship papers with Radford University this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]

Last spring, Downs dominated the district, Region C and won the state single A singles' title in leading the Bobcats to the state championship. Today, in the school library she made her choice official, decided playing in her hometown at place where her dad works is OK, after all.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=AT FIRST I THOUGHT...]
[SUPER=01-Caroline Downs/Signs Scholarship with RU; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=...gone there."]
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-112 m 1:34:12]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


Blacksburg high school's soccer team is once again making all kinds of noise this year. Steve Mason has more on Shelley Blumenthal's high school dynasty.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shelley Blumenthal/Blacksburg Head Coach; :12]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Stallings/Blacksburg Senior Forward; :34]
[SUPER=@steve2; :41]
[SUPER=01-John Bohland/Cave Spring Head Coach; :52]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=...News 7 ]
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((The Blacksburg soccer team is 66-0 and 5 since it's last regular season loss back on March 27th 1997, but you would never know it talking the head coach. ((:))
When this team is healthy, seven seniors lead an experienced bunch. The calm demeanor that comes with years on the field translates in to one of many strengths. ((:)) ((:))
Blumenthal has won five double A state championships and is proud of players present and past. Cave Spring head coach John Boland played under Shelley in 1990. ((:)) ((:)) Blacksburg opens Blue Ridge District play next Tuesday against Salem. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))
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The high school softball season is rolling along. And Cave Spring - one of the perennial powers in the area is surprisingly a game under 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The Knights who are seven game into the season, returned just 3 seniors off of last year's team that advanced to the state tournament. The team is 2-and-1 in the new Western Valley district and 3 and 4 overall.
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[IN Q=THEY'VE SEEN...]
[SUPER=01-Beth Drombetta/Cave Spring Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...COUPLE OF KINKS."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

This afternoon the Knights play Patrick Henry in a district game. The addition of the western district clubs, including the Knights' regional semi-final opponent last year, in Halifax is making every night out a critical game.
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[IN Q="Our district...]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=...BE INTERESTING."]

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