[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#]
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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

An air show in California takes a deadly turn today. Virginia Tech's Andre Davis is headed to the Cleveland Browns. And, a behind the scenes look at what it took for your Hometown Station to get its first broadcast on the air from our new location.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


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

Roanoke police ask the public for help in solving the city's most recent murder.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Rke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC-1:13:47]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

The shooting happened last night in the parking lot of Tower's shopping mall. 20-year old Ronald Steven Clark of Blue Ridge was shot in the face and later died. As Justin McLeod tells us-- police are hoping one person in particular can help provide some useful information.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Bill Althoff/Roanoke Police Dept.; :16]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokesperson.; :40]
[SUPER=@justin1; :53]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke.]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE SCENE))
It happened on a busy Friday night just as the sun was going down.
Police arrived to find a man shot in the face in the driver's seat of this white sedan.
It didn't take long for officers to realize this wasn't a suicide.
[SOT 11:29:19]
[IN Q=Normally, when one has]

((LT. BILL ALTHOFF/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT: NORMALLY WHEN ONE HAS A SUICIDE THE GUN IS VERY CLOSE AND IMMEDIATELY VISIBLE GUN SO THAT IS SUSPICIOUS.))
Police have yet to recover a weapon and several unanswered questions remain.
Was the car parked at the time of the shooting?
They're also trying to determine whether the shooter was in the car and whether the two argued.
Police are hoping more witnesses will provide those much needed answers.
[SOT 2:00:48]
[IN Q=It may be someone]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: IT MAY BE SOMEONE WHO SAW SOMETHING AND DIDN'T THINK IT WAS THAT SIGNIFICANT AND DIDN'T GIVE US A STATEMENT BUT TO AS IT COULD BE VERY SIGNIFICANT SO EVEN IF SOMEONE IS OUT THERE AND THINKS "I MAY HAVE SAW THAT GUY BUT I DON'T KNOW IF I DID OR NOT WE STILL WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THEM.))
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[OUT Q=talk to them]
[SOT 1:59:52]
[IN Q=Seconds after witnesses]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SECONDS AFTER WITNESSES HEARD THE SHOTS THEY SAW SOMEONE WALKING AWAY FROM THE CAR WITH HIS ARMS CROSSED. WE'RE TOLD HE WAS WALKING TOWARDS THE MALL HEADING IN THE DIRECTION OF BRANDON AVENUE. NOW POLICE ARE NOT LABELING HIM A SUSPECT JUST SOMEONE THEY WANT TO TALK TO.))
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[OUT Q=want to talk to]


He is described as a black male with very short hair, a multi-color windbreaker and baggy blue jeans.
Police will only say he could be a potential witness.
[SOT 2:02:26]
[IN Q=We would like to]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WE WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THIS INDIVIDUAL AND GET INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT WE MAY HAVE SEEN OR HEARD OR IF HE HAD ANY INVOLVEMENT IN THIS INCIDENT.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=in this incident]


And with so many people nearby police are hoping someone saw this individual and will provide other useful clues to help solve Roanoke's latest murder.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] Anyone with information can call Crimeline at 344-8500.
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[L'Burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC-00:58]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Lynchburg police still are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left two people dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Yesterday;]

25-year-old Anthony Robinson and 23-year-old Rhonda Robinson were killed yesterday morning at their home on Sussex Street. Their eight-year-old daughter called a relative yesterday to say something was wrong with her parents. Police found the girl and her four-year-old sister unharmed when they arrived. The parents' bodies were in separate areas of the home. A Lynchburg investigator says firearms were involved in the double killing, and there were signs of forcible entry to the home. Anthony Robinson was scheduled for trial in Lynchburg next month on charges of dealing cocaine.
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[Train-Derailment]


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

There's more evidence that it might have been a mis-aligned track that caused an Amtrak train to derail in Florida earlier this week.
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[VO-NAT 15:23:00]
[SUPER=03-Crescent City, FL]

Federal investigators say a back-up engineer and a conductor have bolstered the claims of a lead engineer, who said he slammed on the brakes when he saw dis-jointed tracks ahead. Officials say the back up engineer in the locomotive cab and a conductor two cars back say they felt the train hit the dis-jointed track, and they also hit the emergency brakes.
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[SOT 15:51:36]
[IN Q=There have been some ]

((THERE HAVE BEEN SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEIGHT IN THE TRAIN WE DO NOT BELIEVE THAT IS AN ISSUE IN THIS ACCIDENT. AMTRAK TRAINS GENERALLY HAVE BETTER WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION THAN MOST FREIGHT TRAINS DO.))
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=THAN MOST FREIGHT TRAINS DO. ]
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[VO-NAT]

Thursday's accident killed four people and left dozens injured.
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[Earthquake]


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

An earthquake shook the northeast this morning. It hit in upstate New York, but people from Maine to Maryland, to even Canada felt it too. Drew Levinson reports-- no injuries were reported but there's plenty of property damage.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Au Sable Forks, NY; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Hall/Ballston Spa, NY; :17]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY; :24]
[SUPER=01-Gov. George Pataki/(R) New York; :38]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; 1:08]
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[OUT Q=Levinson, CBS News. ]

(( LOCATOR: AU SABLE FORKS, NY
THE QUAKE AWAKENED MANY IN UPSTATE NEW YORK--AS IT ROCKED THEIR WORLD JUST BEFORE SEVEN O'CLOCK THIS MORNING. WINDOWS WERE SHATTERED IN SEVERAL BUILDINGS AND HOMES--AND IN SOMEPLACES BRICKS CRUMBLED...ROADWAYS ARE NOW LITTERED WITH GAPING HOLES.

(LARRY HALL/BALLSTON SPA, NY - "I heard a woman upstairs screaming, they

dropped a bomb, they dropped a bomb, then somebody on the tv said it was an earthquake.")
THE EARTHQUAKE MEASURED 5 POINT 1 ON THE RICHTER SCALE. IT LASTED LESS THAN 30 SECONDS - JUST LONG ENOUGH TO RATTLE SOME NERVES.

(nats) LOCATOR: ALBANY, NY

DOZENS OF CALLS CAME IN TO EMERGENCY COMMAND CENTERS. RESIDENTS WONDERING, WHAT WAS THAT RUMBLE?

(GOVERNOR GEORGE PATAKI/(R) NEW YORK - "This is only the 7th time in the

history of the state we've had an earthquake in excess of 5 on the richter scale.")
THE EPICENTER OF THE QUAKE WAS IN NORTHERN NEW YORK, NEAR THE VERMONT AND CANADIAN BORDERS. BUT THE TREMOR WAS FELT FROM MAINE TO MARYLAND. THIS GUY WAS FISHING...
(10:25:58 mos "Somethin' bumped under our feet, I said, did you feel that?")



(nats..seismologists - canada)

EVEN IN CANADA, SEISMOLOGISTS WERE EXAMINING THE QUAKE. ON THE STREETS, CANADIANS SAID, THEY FELT IT TOO.

(MOS)



(nats..traffic)

BACK IN UPSTATE NEW YORK, THE DAMAGE TO ROADS AND PROPERTY WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO FIX. BUT WITH NO SERIOUS INJURIES REPORTED - ONE OF THE LARGEST QUAKES IN NEW YORK STATE HISTORY WILL FORTUNATELY BE ONE OF THOSE "REMEMBER WHEN STORIES."
DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS. ))


[Toss-2-Jacey] Teresa tosses to Jacey in Weather Center


[Longwood]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC-46:00]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Nearly one year ago, fire damaged several building on the Longwood College campus. As the anniversary approaches, officials there say they are getting ready to put the pieces back together.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Farmville/April 25, 2001;]

Last year's fire destroyed academic buildings and damaged four dorms at the school in Farmville. The fire was ruled an accident and rebuilding of the academic complex is expected to begin this summer, including reconstruction of the Rotunda that had been the centerpiece of the campus. Next week-- Governor Mark Warner will visit the school on the fire's anniversary to sign legislation making Longwood a university.
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[Rke-College]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC-6:28]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Alumni at Roanoke College remembered a collegue who died in the September Eleventh attacks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The fraternity Sigma Chi dedicated a memorial garden in memory of Steve (luh-MOHN-tay) Lamentia.
He is a 1985 graduate of Roanoke College who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center last September.
He is survived by his wife who was at today's ceremony and two small children.
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[SOT 16:54:11]
[IN Q=He was a wonderful]
[SUPER=01-Todd Peters/Classmate;]

((TODD PETERS/CLASSMATE: HE WAS A WONDERFUL, JUST A WONDERFUL GUY WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR AND WE'RE ALL GOING TO MISS HIM.))
[Runs=07]
[OUT Q=to miss him]
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[VO-NAT]


Several of Steve's classmates spoke at today's dedication including someone who survived the 9-11 attacks.
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[SOT 16:56:38]
[IN Q=Its hard to deal]
[SUPER=01-Bob Berger/September 11th Survivor; :]

((BOB BERGER/9-11 SURVIVOR: IT'S HARD TO DEAL WITH THINKING OF THESE GUYS AND ESPECIALLY MY CLOSE FRIENDS THAT DIDN'T MAKE IT OUT AND I OFTEN ASK MYSELF WHY AND JUST TRY TO, HOPEFULLY TIME WILL HEAL AND HOPEFULLY WE CAN MOVE ON.))
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=can move on]
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[VO-NAT]


The garden is located behind the Sigma Phi house on North Market Street.
Alumni have also set up a scholarship in Steven's name.
So far, they've raised more than ten thousand dollars.
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[New-Building]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC-13:13]
[GRAPHIC=Building for the Future]


Your hometown station has transformed over the past 24 hours.
At 11:35 last night teams began breaking down equipment at our Colonial Avenue building so that it could be moved to our new Digital Broadcast Center and ready for News 7 Saturday Morning.
As Joy Sutton shows us, we had less than 9 hours to shut everything down at our old studio and plug it all back in at our new facility in time for our first broadcast.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's official we are in]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :05]
[SUPER=@joy2; :53]
[RUNS=1:02]
[OUT Q=news 7 roanoke]
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[Aircheck tapeNAT SOT 8:59:20]
[IN Q=It's offical]

((NAT SOUND: IT'S OFFICIAL WE ARE IN OUR NEW FACILITY))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=new facility]


No one ever expected the first broadcast to go so smoothly.
Even minutes before the newscast crews were still working out the kinks.
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[NAT SOT,Layman tape 3:00:18]

((NAT SOUND OF PUSHING EQUIPMENT))
[RUNS= 03]
[OUT Q=]


Moving to the new WDBJ Digital Broadcast Center wasn't easy.
As soon as the 11pm newscast went off the air at the old studio --- packing went into high geer.


With less than 9 hours to go before the show --many people worked through the night.
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[SOT, Layman tape 2:47:50]
[IN Q=Getting everything over here]

((GETTING EVERYTHING OVER HERE, HOOKING IT UP AND MAKE SURE IT WORKS AND THAT EVERYBODY'S NOT DROPPING OVER))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=not dropping over]
[NAT SOT, aircheck open]
[RUNS=04]


And when News 7 Saturday morning finally came on the air only a few things were missing like the graphics and the weather chroma-key.
When it was all over the celebration began.
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[NAT SOT19:38]
[IN Q=Nat sound of clapping]
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=]
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[NAT SOT19:51]
[IN Q=We walked away ]

((NAT SOUND/JIM KENT: WE WALKED AWAY FROM IT))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=from it]


For WDBJ it's a day that will go down in history and soon News 7 will be the 1st station in the region to broadcast full power digital.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Still ahead on News 7 at 11, thousands of people march on Washington in opposition of Israel...
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[VO-NAT]

and this death-defying move turned deadly at an air show in California. We'll have that and more up next...
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[Air-Show]


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

A low-flying F-Four jet crashed today during an air show in California, killing two crew members.
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[VO-NAT - :26+]
[SUPER=03-Ventura, CA;]

The crash happened at the Point Mugu (muh-GOO) Naval Air Weapons station in Ventura, California. One of the crew members did manage to eject from the jet as it flew less than 200 feet above the ground before crashing. The jet burst into flames when it hit the ground. The Navy will not release the names of two people that died until their families are notified. Nobody on the ground was injured, and after the crash, the air show was cancelled and the spectators were told to go home.
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[DC-Protests]


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


Thousands of people gathered at the nation's capital this morning to protest a variety of issues.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Little girls rise up]

((Little girls rise up, rise up, fight back, be strong.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=back be strong]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

Several hundred showed up today in protest of the I-M-F World Bank meetings, but many others demonstrated against the war on terrorism and U-S support of Israel. Some thought the pro-Palestinian chants were violent messages aimed at Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Others yelled "Free Palestine" while carrying Palestinian flags. Police did not report any incidents.
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[Cookbook]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC-1:32:41]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One area group believes it has found the recipe for success.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Junior League of the Roanoke Valley is holding a "Taste of the States" cookbook sale at the Tanglewood Mall this weekend.
The organization is a group of women who promote volunteerism as well as raise funds for charitable causes that improve the lives of area children.
Last year, the group raised more than 250-thousand dollars.
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[SOT 15:19:42]
[IN Q=They submit grants]

((CAROLYN BULLINGTON/JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ROANOKE VALLEY: THEY SUBMIT GRANTS TO US AND WE FIND THOSE GRANTS SO OUR FUNDS THAT WE RAISE THROUGH OUR FUNDRAISERS SUCH AS "OH MY STARS" AND "STOCKED MARKET" REALLY GO TO DIVERT FUNDS TO THOSE AGENCIES.))
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Bullington/Junior League of Roanoke Valley]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to those agencies]
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[VO-NAT]


Those agencies include the Rescue Mission and the Transitional Living Center.
Cookbooks will be on sale again tomorrow at the Old Davidson's location in Tanglewood Mall.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Still ahead, all eyes were raised to the heavens in Salem today... We'll explain just ahead...
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[VO-NAT]

and in a little bit, a former Hokie wide receiver is the only player from a Virginia school picked in the first day of the N-F-L draft... Mike Stevens will have more coming up in sports...
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[Commercial]

[Knight-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC-1:14:55]
[GRAPHIC=none]


You might be tempted to call him Franklin County's Knight Rider ... but don't.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Don Colie is NOT a fan of the 1980s TV show.
But he's made a career building replicas of KITT, the car in the popular Knight Rider series.
Colie's customers all over the world pay top dollar for his light-up dashboard displays and customized scanning light bars.
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[SOT 2:25:19 - :41]
[IN Q=Back in 1982]

(( BACK IN 1982, THIS TV SHOW KNIGHT RIDER SHOW CAME ON TV, SO I THOUGHT I'D TRY TO BUILD A CAR. WHEN I WAS 18, I STARTED WITH A CAR, PULLED IT APART AND REBUILT IT FROM THE GROUND UP. IT WAS JUST KIND OF HOBBY, SOMETHING I LIKE TO DO AND I'M GOOD AT AND I TURNED IT INTO A CAREER. ))
[SUPER=01-Don Colie/Car Customizer;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=into a career.]
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[VO-NAT]


You can take a spin with Colie tomorrow morning at 8 in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[Earth-Day]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-23 TC-1:31]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Mother Earth is another year older.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Today, the Roanoke Valley held its annual Earth Day celebrations at Roanoke's Highland Park.
Many area environmental organizations were on hand to demonstrate everything from recycling, organic composting, and the best way to plant trees.
The event also featured live music from local bands, all playing in support of the environment.
This is the 20th year for Earth Day.
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[Kite-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC-25:59]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


The skies were crowded over one Roanoke County park today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Thousands turned out for the fourth annual Green Hill Park Family Kite Festival.
This year's event featured hand made kites, demonstrations, and kite making.
Kroger donated free kite kits to the first five- hundred people.
This year's festival attracted people from all over the state and as far away as Rhode Island.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Hillcats-Avs highlights on glorious night at Salem Memorial, plus Tech's Andre the Great is now a Brown. We'll have an update on Jack Roush, plus spring football, rugby and a tribute to Roy by a local league right after this break. [go to break]

[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-111 12947TC]
[GRAPHIC=AVS/HILLCATS]

We begin with game two of the Hillcats - Avalanche series at the yard in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Hillcats vs. Avs; :00]

We not only have a new station, you have new boxes to concessions in at Salem Memorial with WDBJ-DT. Things would stay scoreless until the top of the fifth. With the Hillcats at bat, Kip Bounight delivers the two-two pitch. The ball will get my Jeff Winchester and Josh Bonifay beats the pitcher covering to the plate. It's 1-to-nothing Salem. It would stay that way until the top of the seventh when Josh Hundnall hits one right at the shortstop. Ronnie Merrill starts the double play, but Ronnie Paulino comes on home for the eventual game winning run.
[super=37-Lynchburg/3/Salem/1;]

The Hillcats win it 3-to-1. They can sweep the series in today's third game that gets underway at 2:05 this afternoon.
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[S-Draft]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-113 11855TC]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]


A year ago, Michael Vick was the toast of Manhattan having just been picked number one in the NFL draft. Yesterday that honor went to Fresno State quarterback David Carr. The expansion Houston Texans selected Carr with the number one pick in the first round. North Carolina's Julius Peppers was taken second by the Panthers.
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[VO NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

The first player from the state to be selected was Virginia Tech's Andre Davis. The all-Big East performer, who went from being a soccer star to a game breaker at Tech was taken in the second round with the 47th overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. Andre, who also was an academic all-american will beplaying for man who knows his skills well, in former University of Miami coach Butch Davis.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]

The Redskins spent the day trading down with the Patriots and Ravens. They ende dup with Tulane quarterback Patrick Ramsey and Iowa runningback Ladell Betts.

[S-Roush]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-104 5408TC]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


Multi-car NASCAR team owner Jack Roush is still in critical but stable condition this evening, but doctors say he is improving. Last night the private plane he was flying crashed near Troy, Alabama. He is in the intensive care unit at the University of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center tonight.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He has...]
[SUPER=01-Geoff Smith/Roush Racing President; :00]
[RUNS=34]
[OUT Q=...that regard."]

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-116 13306TC]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]


The Busch Grand National series is racing in Talladega as well this weekend. A huge crash early in this one took out over half the field.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Talladega, AL; :00]

Our man Stacy Compton had a chance to win this Aaron's 312, but he just couldn't quite get by Jason Keller at the finish. Stacy would finish a strong second.
[SUPER=04-Winston Cup Practice;]

In one other note, in this morning's Cup practice for tomorrow's race - Steve Park wrecked all by himself. He will need a backup car tomorrow.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-112 13757TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]

Virgnia Tech wrapped up spring practice yesterday with one healthy quarterback, a hefty crowd and hope for the future.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Grant Noel/Virginia Tech Quarterback; :22]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/Virginia Tech Quarterback; :50]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/Va. Tech Running Back; 1:21]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:32]
[SUPER=01-Justin Hamilton/Most Improved In the Spring; 1:55]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=...12 TO NOTHING."]

(( The Hokies welcomed their 2002 recruiting class to campus on this Spring football Saturday. Including their quarterback of the future, Marcus Vick. But the Hokies' immediate concern is the health of starting quarterback Grant Noel. Noel tore an Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Wednesday's final practice. He skipped today's game and has opted not to have surgery. ((GRANT NOEL:)) With Noel hobbling, the Hokies' only remaining healthy quarterback Bryan Randall did double duty. He changed jerseys and teams on every possession. ((BRYAN RANDALL:)) Randall accounted for the only offensive score of the game, scoring on this eight yard touchdown run in the second quarter while he was quarterbacking the Maroon team to a 12-to-nothing lead. Roanoke Lee Suggs was back on the field and in uniform. Suggs officially played just one play, but thanks to some creative jersey swapping with Keith Burnell in the fourth quarter, the estimated 20 thousand fans in attendance thought Suggs played much. much more. ((LEE SUGGS:)) ((FRANK BEAMER:)) The Hokies also handed out spring awards. Among those picking up hardware was Jefferson Forest product - Jake Grove. He was named the offense's most valuable player. And converted receiver Justin Hamilton was named the most improved. ((JUSTIN HAMILTON:)) Officially, the Maroon beat the White 12-to-nothing.))

[S-UVa]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA]

UVa spring Football Festival was a success according to head coach Al Groh. The Virginia offense defeated the defense, 76-to-70 at Scott Stadium. The scoring method was unique as Matt Schaub went 7-of-16 for 89 yards passing with one interception, a touchdown, and two sacks. Marques Hagans was 8-of-15 with one interception and two touchdowns.
Sophomore Marquis Weeks rushed for 90 yards on 12 carries and scored one touchdown.
Michael McGrew, Raymond Mann and Art Thomas received the Rock Weir Award as the team's Most Improved Players.






[S-Lax]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-114 1:43:16]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


The Roanoke men's lacrosse team played host to Lynchburg in a key ODAC game in Salem this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/VPS;:00]


The 1992 men's and women's lacrosse teams were honored during the game on this alumni weekend for Roanoke College.
The Hornets would sting early and often in this one, jumping out to an eight goal lead. Kip Campbell scores right on top of Maroons goalie Tim Morse.
[SUPER=34-Lynchburg/17/Roanoke/16;]Roanoke battled back. Jeff Pattison with the feed to Andy Bonasera, he makes t

he nice spin move and scores.
Then, Kris Davis finds the back of the net here. Roanoke makes a late run but falls short, losing to Lynchburg 17-16.
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[S-Roy]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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One of my biggest regrets is that my man Roy Stanley never had a chance to work out this brand new building. But his memory is living on all over the valley.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Yesterday morning the Cave Spring Softball League held its opening ceremonies at Penn Forest Park. More than 450 young girls ages 8 to 18 trotted onto Lynn Saunders Field to officially begin their 2002 seasons. At the conclusion of the fanfare, the league's members honored Roy with a moment of silence, and then asked that County Supervisor Fuzzy Minnix and I represent Roy's family and throw out the opening pitch for the season in his honor.
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[IN Q="WELL, CAVE SPRING...]
[SUPER=01-Karen Griffith/Cave Spring Softball President; :03]
[SUPER=01-Fuzzy Minnix/Roanoke Co. Supervisor; :16]
[RUNS=:36]
[OUT Q=...Really be missed."]

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