[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A murder suicide in Roanoke may have been a crime of passion.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And, the Forest Service says it's okay for A-E-P to branch out. We'll have the latest on a proposed power line.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 Sports - a visit with highly touted Marcus Vick is on the way, plus UVa athletic director Craig Littlepage talks about the Cavs 13 game football schedule.
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[VO-NAT]

And J.J. Redick and the state champion Cave Spring basketball team picks up some more recognition this afternoon.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Protect the tender plants tonight because temperatures will tumble into the lower 30s. Forecast details coming up.


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[ANCHOR=SHannon 4-Shot]


NEws 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 21:20:44 - :48]
[IN Q=I wouldn't have thought that]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=he would be capable of it.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Ketih 2-Shot]


Family and friends can't believe the young man they knew killed two people before turning the gun on himself.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A painful love triangle may have been to blame.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Shooting]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC23:01]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Friends and relatives say Bradley Bundick acted without warning yesterday, opening fire during an argument.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


When it was over, Bundick, his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend were dead.
[TOSS ACROSS=Keith-Shannon & Marya]


Marya Jones has been looking into the relationship between the three.
Marya, do relatives have any idea what sparked the shootings?
Keith and Shannon,
[LIVE= /MARYA FULL]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]


Friends and relatives of all three say there was NO sign that this could happen.
But many believe that it was the result of a love triangle that just got out of hand in the heat of an argument.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm just hurt]
[SUPER=01-Gwendolyn Reynolds/Grandmother;]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]
[SUPER=01-LaNisha Momoh/Friend;]
[SUPER=01-Lavonne Bundick/Sister;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=know what they said.]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:17:40 - :47]

((GWENDOLYN REYNOLDS/GRANDMOTHER: I'M JUST HURT ... BECAUSE I'VE HAD HIM EVER SINCE HE WAS 6 MONTHS OLD.)) [RUNS:07]
Gwendolyn Reynolds still can't believe her grandson is gone.
Bradley Bundick lived in her house for nearly 23 years.
And she says AT FIRST yesterday was a day like any other.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:22:42 - :47]

((HE WAS NOT MAD OR UPSET. HE WAS HIS OLD, JOLLY SELF.))
[BUTT BUTT BUTT WITH SOT 21:15:09 - :18]

((... I GUESS ABOUT 1:00, HE SAYS "I'LL BE BACK IN A FEW MINUTES" AND HE LEFT.)) [RUNS:14]
Two hours later, Bundick was dead.
Police say he shot his ex-girlfriend, 18-year-old Monica DeHaven, and her boyfriend, 22-year-old Nathaniel Clay, after an argument on the couple's front porch.
Friends of all three say DeHaven was 7 months pregnant ... and had remained friends with Bundick, whom she dated for almost three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:32:30 - :38]

((LANISHA MOMOH/FRIEND: SHE'LL TELL BRADLEY THAT THAT'S HIS BABY AND SHE'LL TELL NATE THAT IT'S HIS BABY. AND THOSE ARE DANGEROUS GAMES. YOU JUST CAN'T PLAY GAMES LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS:08]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:32:08 - :13]

((LAVONNE BUNDICK/SISTER: HE WAS JUST HURT BECAUSE HE REALLY LOVED HER AND WANTED TO KNOW IF THAT WAS HIS BABY OR NOT.)) [RUNS:05]
Gwendolyn Reynolds says she'd heard Bundick had a gun ... but never thought he'd be capable of this.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:23:12 - :27]

((GWENDOLYN REYNOLDS: THAT'S THE HARD PART FOR ME ... HE SHOT HIMSELF BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT WENT THROUGH THEIR MINDS, I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY SAID.)) [RUNS:15]))
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[LIVE=MARYA/FULL]


Bundick had recently passed an exam to go into the Army.
DeHaven was going to school to be a medical assistant.
And Clay was father to a 5-year-old girl.
[TOSS ACROSS=Keith-Shannon & Marya;]


Keith and Shannon, all have families that are grieving very much.


[L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-14 TC34:14]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


More than a dozen investigators are tracking down leads in the murder of a Lynchburg couple last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Friday]


25- year-old Anthony McKinnley Robinson and his 23- year- old wife Rhonda were found shot to death in their home on Sussex Street Friday morning.
The couple's two small children were apparently in the house at the time.
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[SOT 14:17:34]
[IN Q=We strongly suspect]

((LT. DANNY VIAR/LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE STRONGLY SUSPECT THERE'S MORE THAN ONE PERSON INVOLVED IN THIS. THERE WAS FORCIBLE ENTRY INTO THE HOUSE, AND AGAIN WE FEEL IT'S SOMEBODY THAT KNOWS THE VICTIMS OR AT LEAST ONE OF THEM, AND WE'RE STILL WORKING ON IT AT THIS TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Danny Viar/Lynchburg Police Department]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=at this time.]
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[VO-NAT]


No arrests have been made.
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[County-Supervisors]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-09 TC1:15:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Clean-up at Willie Keeling's illegal tire dump in Roanoke County will include more than just removal of tires.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week; ]

While putting out the fire-- an official with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality says the E-P-A discovered an old trash dump on approximately one acre of Keeling's property. The debris, comprised mainly of household garbage, was buried underneath piles of tires.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 01:46:33]
[IN Q=IT WAS PROBABLY]

((RICK WEEKS/DEQ REGIONAL DIRECTOR: IT WAS PROBABLY A TYPICAL RAVINE FILL THAT YOU USED TO SEE A LOT OF I WOULD GUESS IT WAS PROBABLY ABOUT AN ACRE OF MATERIAL, WE'RE NOT SURE HOW DEEP YET AS TO HOW MUCH IT WILL TAKE TO CLEANUP BUT WE'LL GO AHEAD AND WORK WITH THE EPA TO GET THAT MATERIAL OFF SITE. ))
[SUPER=01-Rick Weeks/DEQ Regional Director; ]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=TAKE TO CLEANUP.]
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[VO-NAT]

Rick Weeks say officials are working to find a place to take the debris. They're also trying to find a trucking firm to haul the garbage.
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[Task-Force]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC48:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Western Virginia's federal prosecutor wants to prevent more environmental disasters like Roanoke County's tire fire.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

John Brownlee today announced the creation of the Blue Ridge Environmental Task Force. The group consists of representatives from at least fifteen agencies including local police and fire departments, the EPA, DEQ, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S. Attorney's office.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month; ]

Brownlee says the idea was sparked by the massive fire that broke out on Willie Keeling's fire dump last month.
(///// SOT at :23/////)
[SOT 2:00-2:25]
[IN Q=This was a hazard, a known hazard...]

((JOHN BROWNLEE/U.S. ATTORNEY: THIS WAS A HAZARD, A KNOWN HAZARD THAT'S BEEN OUT THERE FOR 15 YEARS AND WE'VE DONE A LOT OF THINGS. WE'VE PROSECUTED HIM, DONE A LOT OF HAND-WRINGING BUT THE PROBLEM STILL EXISTED. THEN THE PROBLEM CAUGHT FIRE.))
[SUPER=01-John Brownlee/U. S. Attorney;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=then the problem caught fire.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

Brownlee says, starting tomorrow, the task force will look into ways the tire fire could have been prevented.
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[Power-Line]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC49:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The U-S Forest service is giving the thumbs up to a power line proposal.
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[VO-NAT :21.5]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.;]

Today it released an environmental impact statement accepting American Electric Power's proposed route through the Jefferson National Forest. The agency denied the project in 19-96...but now approves a new route starting in Wyoming County, West Virginia and ending in Jacksons Ferry. The decision is a draft that now opens up a 90-day comment period.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 27:04:25]
[IN Q=we intend]

((DAVID MUHLY/SIERRA CLUB; WE INTEND TO GENERATE QUITE A FEW COMMENTS WE INTEND TO LET THE FOREST SERVICE KNOW THAT WE DON'T RESPECT THIS DECISION WE FEEL THAT THE IMPACTS AS FAR AS AIR POLLUTION ARE SIGNIFICANT.))
[SUPER=01-David Muhly/Sierra Club;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=POLLUTION ARE SIGNIFICANT.]
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[VO-NAT]

A final decision from the Forest Service is expected by the end of the year. A-E-P says the line is needed to serve customers and hopes to have it running by the winter of 2005. Opponents say they will take the matter to court to stop it.
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[Danville-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Invest.]


Some Danville students will get another day off as officials try to figure out what started a fire at the Opportunity School.
Police investigators think someone set the blaze in a cardboard box at the corner of the auditorium stage yesterday morning.
The school will be closed again tomorrow due to smoke damage.

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


What happens when the bills at a sewage treatment plant don't get paid?
We'll show you what happened in Henry County when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus he was a mayor, delegate and community activist.
Tonight the Star City mourns his passing.
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[Anderson]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=02-15 TC1:26:04]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Civic leader and politician Wick Anderson has died.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]


The former Roanoke mayor was 73.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1998]


A graduate of Washington and Lee's law school, Wick Anderson became the youngest mayor in the city's history in 1960.
[SUPER=03-Richmond/1963]


He was elected to four terms in the House of Delegates, and spent eight years on the state Board of Elections.
Wick Anderson also served on the boards of the Roanoke Symphony and Mill Mountain Theater.
He tried to win the mayor's job back in 1992, but lost to David Bowers.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]


Funeral services for Wick Anderson will be held Thursday afternoon at South Roanoke United Methodist Church.

[Anthony]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC1:45:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The owner of a private sewage treatment plant in Henry County has admitted he neglected to pay the bills that would have kept the system running.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Seventy two year old Richard M. Anthony pled guilty to negligently discharging sewage into the Blackberry Creek. He told the judge he didn't have the money to pay all his bills. He was still collecting payments from residential customers, at the time, though.
[SUPER=04-DEQ Video Tape]

The judge watched a video tape that the state Department of Environmental Quality recorded two and a half years ago at the Fairway Acres treatment plant. Without power, the motors were idle instead of aerating the sewage and keeping the plant running. Water was flowing right through the system- -untreated- -into Blackberry Creek.
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[SOT @20:50]
[IN Q=The present discharge]

((GERALD DUFF/DEQ INSPECTOR; THE PRESENT DISCHARGE IS GRAYISH WHITE, ALMOST LIKE DISH WATER, LEAVING THE FACILITY... WITH SOME SOLIDS MIXED INTO IT.))
[SUPER=02-Gerald Duff/DEQ Inspector]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=solids mixed into it.]
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[VO-NAT]

Anthony said he realized that if the power was cut off, it would cause environmental problems. He faces hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and up to a year in jail when he's sentenced later.
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[Eavesdropping]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC48:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Local lawmakers, Republicans and Democrats alike, expect more revelations from the probe into GOP eavesdropping.


Meghan Muldoon has reaction from State Senator John Edwards and Delegate Morgan Griffith.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Edwards; :08]
[SUPER=@Griffith; :26]
[SUPER=19-Meghan Muldoon/mmuldoon*wdbj7.com; :59]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=MM, News 7]

(( It started with the indictment of the head of the state's Republican party but it didn't end there and some say it isn't likely to end soon.
[SOT 01:13:09]
[IN Q=THE THING THAT DISTURBS]

((STATE SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS: THE THING THAT DISTURBS US ALL IS THAT IT CONTINUES TO TRICKLE OUT, LIKE EVERY OTHER DAY THERE SEEMS TO BE ANOTHER STORY, SOMEBODY ELSE KNOWS.)) [Runs:06]
[OUT Q=SOMEONE ELSE KNOWS.]


Soon after Claudia Tucker, an aide to Speaker Wilkins, was implicated in the probe, House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith announced he was suspending ties with his press secretary Jeff Ryer.
[SOT 01:18:22]
[IN Q=I WANTED TO FIND]

((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH: I WANTED TO FIND OUT IF I HAD A PROBLEM IN MY OFFICE AND FOUND OUT AT LEAST JEFF KNEW SOMETHING AT WHICH POINT I NOTIFIED AUTHORITIES.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=I NOTIFIED AUTHORITIES]


He says Republicans lawmakers are taking the controversy seriously and are asking questions of their staff.
[SOT 01:19:08]
[IN Q=AND WHEN THAT CAME]

((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH: AND WHEN THAT CAME OUT LAST WEEK THAT AT LEAST ONE REPUBLICAN STAFFER'S PHONE WAS USED IN THIS SITUATION AND THAT THERE ARE OTHER PHONE NUMBERS I THINK THE NATURAL THING TO DO IS TO SAY IS THERE ANYONE IN MY OFFICE WHO MAY HAVE A PROBLEM AND CHECK INTO THAT. AND I THINK MOST DELEGATES ARE DOING THAT.)) [Runs:20]
[OUT Q=DELEGATES ARE DOING THAT]
[SOT]
[IN Q= ED MATRICARDI, THE ONLY]

((MEGHAN MULDOON/REPORTING: ED MATRICARDI IS THE ONLY GOP OFFICIAL TO BE CHARGED. HE WAS INDICTED ON STATE CHARGES. EDWARDS USED TO BE A U.S. ATTORNEY. HE SAYS THE FBI MAY GET INVOLVED IF IT'S NOT ALREADY. GRIFFITH SAYS HE WOULD WELCOME FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IF IT LEADS TO A QUICKER RESOLUTION OF THE MATTER. MEGHAN MULDOON. NEWS 7.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=MM, NEWS 7]))



[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=KEith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Another sell-off on Wall Street today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/47.19/10089.24/y/28.38/1730.30;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW dropped 47 points.
NASDAQ lost 28.
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[VO]
[SUPER=271-h/1.10/51.00/h/0.05/48.03/h/0.94/72.00/i/0.24/20.71/i/0.11/7.00;]
[SUPER=272-i/0.35/65.90/h/0.18/56.01/i/0.06/32.80/i/0.08/22.70/h/0.89/47.89;]
[SUPER=273-h/0.08/22.78/i/0.11/22.98/i/0.03/0.80/h/0.98/54.95/h/0.07/16.02;]
[SUPER=274-h/0.48/67.23/i/0.37/79.23/h/0.14/40.14/h/0.06/37.56/h/0.50/58.05;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]

[Digital-Primer]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC1:21:45]
[GRAPHIC=]

[**ANCHOR TAG**]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


WDBJ is preparing to start broadcasting a digital signal from our new building by early next month.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


That signal will give us the capability to send the highest quality picture into your home.
[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[SS=Building OTS]


It's called high definition. And although only a handful of shows are available in high def, the number is growing.
(+++++++++)

[Building for the Future FS]
Jennifer Miele has a look at television's potential, from our "Building for the Future."
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Christiansburg viewer Don]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Pace/HDTV Owner; :13]
[SUPER=01-Mike Bell/WDBJ Programming Director; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-Mike Pedelty/Cox Communications; 1:24]
[SUPER=@jennifer2; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=JM News 7.]

(( Christiansburg viewer Don Pace admits it, he's a sucker for t-v.
He didn't mind shelling out three thousand dollars for a high definition set.
He could have spent up to 15 thousand.
[SOT]

[tc:05:03:49 tape 2] ((DON PACE/HDTV OWNER: WE GOT TWO FUZZY STATIONS WHEN I WAS LITTLE... I'VE ALWAYS BEEN SEARCHING FOR THE ULTIMATE PICTURE, I GUESS LAUGH.)) [RUNS08]
The high definition signal provides the best picture you can get, but only a handful of shows are available in high def -- some major sporting events, the Young and the Restless, and prime time network shows like CSI, to name a few.
WDBJ will begin broadcasting that high definition signal to your home next month, but Pace is ready right now.

[SOT]

[tc:05:13:34] ((DON PACE/HDTV OWNER: ALL THOSE HDTV AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN, I'M LIKE, OH MAN, I CAN RECEIVE IT, SEND IT TO ME.))
[RUNS07]
But you need more than just the special TV to get a high def signal.
Yo`u also need a tuner and UHF antenna to pull the signal in.
The same goes for digital television. Its picture isn't as good as high-def, but it is still six times better than what you are watching now.
[SOT]

[TC:01:50:10] ((MIKE BELL/PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR: YOU'LL SEE A LITTLE DIFFERENCE IN DIGITAL TELEVISION WHEN YOU GO TO HIGH DEFINITION ALMOST TWICE THE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION, YOU'LL NOTICE A DIFFERENCE RIGHT OFF THE BAT.)) [RUNS13]
Right now the only high definition programming Pace can get is via satellite.
And cable companies like Cox don't don't send high def yet ... but the company says it's coming.
[SOT]

((MIKE PEDELTY/COX COMMUNICATIONS: WHAT WE'D LIKE TO SEE MORE OF A CHOICE OF PROGRAMMING FOR OUR CUSTOMERS SO THEY CAN USE THE BENEFITS OF HIGH DEFINITION.)) [RUNS07]
Meanwhile, Pace is ready and waiting to be among the first to watch high-def .. when we throw the switch next month.
Jennifer Miele, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Tonight at 11, Jennifer Miele will have some fast facts about high definition television.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on the Big 7, Cave Spring's top athletes get their props at today's Board of Supervisors meeting. UVa's Craig Littlepage weighs in on the Cavs 13 game football season.
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[VO-NAT]

And we visit with Marcus Vick and tell you why he believes he ready to play as a freshman - if needed.
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-114 14543tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]


We begin tonight at the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors meeting, that for awhile today looked like a gathering of Friday Football Extra and Hometown Hoops Weekly graduates.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The Supervisors, this afternoon, honored coach Billy Hicks and the state Group Three A basketball champs from Cave Spring. But the proclamations, resolutions and presentations didn't stop there. J.J. Redick was honored for being named the state's player of the year. And football coach Ben Foutz also got into the act as - Tom Hagan and Daniel Payne- his two first team all-state and all-academic performers were also recognized for their many accomplishments during this their senior seasons.
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[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[NEWSCAST=6PM]
[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-111 13115TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]

While Virginia Tech starting quarterback Grant Noel spends this summer trying to rehab his injured left knee in hopes of playing in August, you'll have to forgive Tech fans if they are thinking about the future. The future at quarterback comes in the form of Parade All-American Marcus Vick. The Warwick High School star decided in February to do something he's gotten used to...following in the footsteps of his older brother.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Marcus Vick was..."]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Virginia Tech Spring Game; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marcus Vick/Virginia Tech Quarterback Recruit; :19]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Reamon/Vick's High School Coach; :48]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=running around too."]

((Marcus Vick was a popular man on the sidelines at the Tech Spring Game on Saturday. Since making his decision to attend Tech in February, Marcus has heard the inevitable comparisons to his brother Michael. You might say that's just something he's become used to. ((Bite -- Marcus Vick -- 14:00:23)) ((In...That really doesn't matter)) ((Runs...:10)) ((Out...try to stay focused)) The comparisons to Michael Vick certainly won't go away when Marcus arrives on the Tech campus for good this fall. The hype surrounding the second Vick to play at Tech has forced this high school senior to grow up in a hurry. ((Bite -- Tommy Reamon -- 14:02:55)) ((In...One of the things we talk...)) ((Runs...:20)) ((Out...done well with it.)) When Marcus arrives at Tech this fall, his options are open. He could redshirt or play immediately. If forced into action, his coach says Marcus is ahead of both Michael Vick and another quarterback he coached, Aaron Brooks, and is ready to play at the collegiate level right now. ((Bite -- Tommy Reamon -- 14:03:27)) ((In...That's a question...)) ((Runs...:23)) ((Out...as a freshman.")) In his two years at Tech's starting quarterback, Michael Vick dazzled Tech fans with his arm and his legs. Marcus is hesitant to compare himself to his brother but Tech opponents had better get used to seeing some of the same things Michael Vick accomplished on the field in his short college career.)) ((Bite -- Marcus Vick -- 14:00:42)) ((In...I say I'm similar...)) ((Runs...:10)) ((Out...running around too."))

[S-Craig]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-119]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]


The Roanoke Valley Sports Club listened to Virginia Athletic Director Craig Littlepage talk about topics ranging from how UVa athletics defines itself to the financial side of college sports last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Littlepage also addressed UVa's biggest money making sport in football. The Wahoos will play 13 games next season, something Littlepage was so in favor of, that he challenged NCAA rules.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Craig Littlepage/UVa Athletic Director; :00]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=..colege football is all about"]

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