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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

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

A soldier from West Virginia is killed by enemy gunfire in Eastern Afghanistan. Crews find the body of a 23- year old who apparently drowned this weekend in Carvins Cove. And, more than a thousand pieces of mail are destroyed when the Rocky Mount post office catches fire.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[VO-NAT]


A second suspect is behind bars in a shooting that left a Martinsville High School student dead.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[M'ville-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-15 TC-1:41:49]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Authorities in Martinsville say they have made another arrest in a drive-by shooting that left a teenager dead last Wednesday.
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[VO-NAT]

Police say 19 year old Curtis Orlando Robertson Junior turned himself in to authorities around nine o'clock this morning. He's being held at the Martinsville City jail without bond.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Week; ]

Police had been looking for Robertson since Wednesday's shooting that left 19 year old Delvin Hairston dead with a single gunshot wound to the chest. A 17 year old suspect was arrested on Thursday at his home in Axton. Both teens now face first degree murder charges.

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[Inge-Arraignment]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC-2:05:39]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

The man accused of shooting and killing a Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy is expected to make his first court appearance tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT 02-06 2:04:54]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; ]

23- year old Roy Inge (INJ) is scheduled to be arraigned in the morning. He's accused of killing deputy Frankie Betterton Friday, during a routine traffic stop.
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[TAKE MEMORIAL PINNACLE FS] Betterton's funeral is scheduled for Wednesday at four o'clock at the Brosville United Methodist Church. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers- donations be made to the church-- to purchase in-car cameras for Pittsylvania county deputies.
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[Cove-Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC-1:22:38]
[GRAPHIC=]

After more than a day of searching, crews have found the body of a man who apparently drowned in Carvins Cove.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


They found the body in 54 feet of water about 150 yards from shore.
Rescue crews believe it is 23-year old Aaron Flory of Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
He was swimming with two friends around three o'clock Saturday morning when according to witnesses he started struggling to stay afloat before disappearing beneath the water.
Fire officials want to remind everyone that Carvin's Cove is off-limits to swimming.
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[SOT 15:11:12]
[IN Q=No matter whether its]

((DAVID HOBACK/BATTALION CHIEF: NO MATTER WHETHER ITS SUMMER TIME, WINTER TIME, OR ANYTIME. IT'S A CITY RESEVIOR FOR DRINKING WATER AND SWIMMING IS PROHIBITED. BUT IN THIS CASE WHEN THE TEMPERATURE OF THE WATER IS 44 DEGREES IT WILL PARALYZE YOU AND IT IS VERY DANGEROUS TO GO SWIMMING IN THAT TEMPERATURE.))
[SUPER=01-David Hoback/Battalion Chief]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=in that temperature]
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[VO-NAT]


The body has been sent to the medical examiner's office for positive identification.
Flory has relatives in Botetourt County and was visiting a friend who recently graduated from V-M-I.
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[Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC-1:20:35]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]

A fire at the Rocky Mount Post Office destroyed or damaged more than a thousand pieces of mail last night.
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[VO-NAT - :23+]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Yesterday;]

A spokesman for the Postal Service says the fire destroyed approximately one-thousand pieces of incoming mail, and about 400 pieces of mail were damaged by smoke and water. In addition, some post office boxes were damaged, and some of the mail in the boxes was charred. The lobby is closed for now... while crews work to repair the building, and mail delivery will be up and running as soon as possible.
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[Skate-Park]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM ]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-22 TC-37:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[*****ANCHOR TAG*****] Some local teens in Vinton are riding high.
They're raising money to build a skate park in town.
And as Justin McLeod discovered--- the project has attracted the most unlikely of allies.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Vinton; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chris Wafe/Skateboarder; :12]
[SUPER=@justin1; :39]
[SUPER=01-Rob Cantu/Skateboarder; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Vinton]

((((NAT SOUND OF SKATE BOARDING))
They jump, twirl, and even do tricks in the air. ((QUICK NAT SOUND))
But what these local skateboarders do often gets them into trouble.
[SOT 47:34]
[IN Q=When we skate]

((CHRIS WAFE/SKATEBOARDER: WHEN WE SKATE WE HAVE TO SKATE WHERE WE HAVE TO SKATE WHERE WE HAVE PERMISSION OR, CAUSE THE COPS THEY JUST FOLLOW US.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=just follow us]


That's because the town of Vinton passed a new ordinance in January.
It prohibts skating in most public places including downtown.
[SOT 44:13]
[IN Q=They think we're]

((BRANDON CARLESCO/SKATEBOARDER: THEY THINK WE'RE HOODLUMS AND BAD KIDS.))
[Runs= 03]
[OUT Q=and bad kids]


And it's a safety concern.
Many of the local businesses fear they could be liable if a kid gets hurt.
[SOT 56:45]
[IN Q=Rather than fight]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: RATHER THAN FIGHT CITY HALL, THE KIDS WANTED TO JOIN FORCES. SO THEY PUT A PROPOSAL TOGETHER AND CAME HERE TO THE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING BACK IN MARCH. THEY'LL FREELY ADMIT TO YOU THEY DIDN'T EXPECT MUCH.))
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[OUT Q=didn't expect much]
[SOT 53:31]
[IN Q=I'd expected them]

((CHRIS PERDUE/SKATEBOARDER: I'D EXPECTED THEM TO BLOW US OFF.))
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[OUT Q=blow us off]


But that failed to happen.
[SOT 46:03]
[IN Q=I was surprised]

((JARED HOWELL/SKATEBOARDER: I WAS SURPRISED THEY GAVE US 10,000 DOLLARS.))
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[OUT Q=10,000 dollars]


The town council agreed to fund a new skate park, only if the kids paid for half of it.
So they formed non-profit group called Youth on Wheels and started raising funds.
They must come up with 10,000 dollars by the first of June.
If that happens, the town plans to build the project here at Gearhart Park in Vinton.
[SOT 50:24; 48:40]
[IN Q=I think its been]

((ROB CANTU/SKATEBOARDER: I THINK ITS BEEN A GOOD EXPERIENCE FOR ALL OF US EVEN ALL THE WAY TO THE ADULTS. WE'VE LEARNED A LOT ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT PROCESS.)) ((CHRIS WAFE/SKATEBOARDER: I THINK IT'S GREAT. NOT ONLY THAT WILL BE THE ONLY ONES ON IT, THERE WILL BE MORE PEOPLE AND WE CAN BE PROUD OF WHAT WE/VE MADE IN VINTON.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=made in Vinton]


And that will have these kids jumping for joy for many years to come.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Vinton.))
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[ANCHOR TAG]
The kids have raised four thousand dollars so far.
They're asking for donations and plan to hold several fundraisers in the next few weeks in hopes of raising another six thousand dollars.

[Philpott-Lake]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-14 TC-1:11:58]
[GRAPHIC=none]


If you're planning a trip to Philpott Lake for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, there's few things you need to know.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Visitors to the lake this summer can expect some changes due to the on-going drought.
Philpott Lake is currently seven feet below normal.
And lake officials warn that could put both boaters and swimmers at risk.
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[SOT 3:14:07]
[IN Q=Our boaters, they have to]

((BILL MAYDIAN/U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS: OUR BOATERS, THEY HAVE TO WATCH OUT FOR SOME MERGED TREE STUMPS, WATCH OUT FOR SHALLOW WATER ESPECIALLY AROUND THE PENINSULA. AND FOR OUR SWIMMERS IT MEANS OUR DESIGNATED SWIM AREAS ARE NO LONGER USABLE AND THEY'RE SWIMMING OUT BEYOND WHAT'S THE SAFE LIMIT, OUT IN AREAS WHERE YOU HAVE A DEEP DROP OFF AND AREAS WHICH THE BOTTOM MAY HAVE HAZARDS SUCH AS GLASS AND OTHER THINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Maydian/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers]
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[OUT Q=and other things]
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[VO-NAT]


Rainfall in Philpott has been below average for 37 of the last 47 months.
In response to the drought, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers enacted an Emergnecy Drought Management Plan in April.
Those efforts have already led to reduced outflow releases and increased water conservation efforts.
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[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=net]
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U-S officials have detected more signs, that Osama Bin Laden's Al-Qaeda network is working to attack America again. Vice President Dick Cheney says it's not a question of if...but when. But others in the Bush administration are taking a calmer tone. Jennifer Jones has more from Washington.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dick Cheney/Vice President; :16]
[SUPER=01-Tom Ridge/Homeland Security Director; :31]
[SUPER=01-Condoleezza Rice/National Security Advisor; :53 ]
[SUPER=03-Eastern Afghanistan/File; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/CBS News; 1:14]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((( PRESIDENT BUSH RETURNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE SUNDAY, UNDER A GROWING CLOUD OF CRITICISM -- ABOUT INTELLIGENCE BREAKDOWNS BEFORE 9/11. NOW, THERE'S WORD, THE AL-QAEDA NETWORK IS PLANNING TO STRIKE AGAIN -- WITH AN ATTACK, AS BIG, OR BIGGER THAN SEPTEMBER 11TH.
----
SOT - VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY "The prospects of another attack are

very, very real. Just as real, in my opinion, as it was on September 12th." -- OTHER KEY PLAYERS ON THE PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL SECURITY TEAM PUT THE NEW WARNINGS IN A BROADER CONTEXT.
---
SOT - TOM RIDGE/HOMELAND SECURITY DIRECTOR "You have to understand, as

Americans, almost everything is a potential vulnerability..because we're free, we're open."
AFTER LAST WEEK'S FALLOUT, OVER WHAT IT KNEW BEFORE THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS -- THE WHITE HOUSE FACES A TOUGH BALANCING ACT... DISCLOSING ALL THE THREATS IT DOES KNOW ABOUT, WHILE TRYING TO AVOID PLANTING AN UNFOUNDED FEAR IN THE MINDS OF AMERICANS.
---
SOT - CONDOLEEZZA RICE/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR "We all want to know

how to do this better, but we do need to stay about the business of fighting this war.") --
(nats..) LOCATOR: FILE/EASTERN AFGHANISTAN


A WAR THAT CLAIMED ANOTHER AMERICAN CASUALTY, IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN ON SUNDAY. A U-S SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIER WAS KILLED IN A FIREFIGHT, -- AS AMERICAN AND ALLIED FORCES CONTINUED THE HUNT FOR SUSPECTED TERRORISTS.

(STANDUP)


This latest warning of another terrorist attack comes... as some members of congress push for an 'independent' investigation surrounding unheeded warnings that preceded the 9/11 attacks. Still VP cheney says it is impossible to prepare a perfect defense, with or without warning. JJCBSN WASHINGTON ))
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[ss=none]

The American soldier has been identified as 38- year old Arden Vance Junior of Morgantown, West Virginia.


[Osama-Tape]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
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A British newspaper says it's obtained a previously unseen video of Osama bin Laden.
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[VO-NAT 15:10:53]

In it, the Saudi-born dissident says any country siding with Israel is a target for terrorists. The Sunday Times newspaper says unidentified bin Laden supporters claim parts of the 40-minute video were supposedly made as recently as eight weeks ago. The paper says, however, that the video does not provide enough clues for it to be dated. The Sunday Times says an Islamic news agency in the English city of Birmingham obtained the video from a Pakistani intelligence official.
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[EMS-Week]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC-20:55]
[GRAPHIC=none]

9-Eleven reminded our country of how important our fire-fighters and rescue workers are.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday; ]

Roanoke County has hundreds of career and volunteer rescue workers and fire fighters who put their lives on the line everyday. On Tuesday-- the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors honored these men and women by recognizing May 19th through the 25th as "Emergency Medical Services Week".
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[SOT 01:45:28]
[IN Q=On behalf of ]
[SUPER=01-Rick Burch/Roanoke Co. Rescue & Fire Chief; ]

((ON BEHALF OF EVERYONE, WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANK YOU, WE COULDN'T DO OUR JOBS IF IT WASN'T FOR YOU AND THE SUPPORT WE GET FROM YOU AND OUR CITIZENS AND OUR PEOPLE, THANK YOU.))
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[OUT Q=and our people, thank you.]
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=none]

On Tuesday-- the board also honored the Roanoke County Public Library for being the first public library to receive an award for its "Wake up to Technology" program... the award is usually given to college libraries. [Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Still ahead on News 7 at 11, a new study shows that a tried and true drug may be the best medicine in treating breast cancer...
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[VO-NAT]

and for one group, a trip to a safari park got just a little too close for comfort. We'll have that story and more coming up...
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[Park-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

Eleven people taking a tour through Six Flags Great Adventure's safari park in New Jersey may have gotten a little closer to the animals than they would have liked.
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[VO-NAT 19:15:56]
[SUPER=03-Jackson, NJ;]

The van carrying the eleven people crashed through a fence, which landed them in the elk and (bye-sun) bison area. According to park officials, the driver of the van suffered the effects of an unidentified illness and pressed down on the accelerator. The van was propelled through the fence, but no one suffered any life-threatening injuries.
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[Breast-Cancer]


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

Experts say tamoxifen still is the best treatment for early stage breast cancer. The American Society of Clinical Oncology convened an expert panel to determine whether newer drugs, do a better job of preventing recurrence.
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[vo-nat 20:46:19]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL;]

After studying tamoxifen and the newer drugs, called aromatase (Aroma-tace) inhibitors, the panel concluded that it's too soon to change. Though the drugs may prove superior, doctors say it will take a few more years of study before they can be certain of their advantages as well as their possible risks.
(///SOT///)
[SOT]
[IN Q=With tamoxifen]

((WITH TAMOXIFEN WE HAVE FIFTEEN TWENTY YEAR DATA THAT SHOW THAT USE OF THE DRUG HAS LONG TERM ADVANTAGES IN TERMS OF PATIENTS NOT HAVING RELAPSE OF THEIR BREAST CANCER.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Larry Norton; ]
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[out q= breast cancer. ]
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[VO-NAT]

An estimated 700- thousand women in the U-S take tamoxifen to prevent their breast cancer from coming back.
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[School-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC-1:26:43]
[GRAPHIC=none]

"Prayer in school" is in the spotlight once again and the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors is being exalted for their support of the idea.
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[VO-NAT 02-17 tc 28:45]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Last month, the board voted to throw its support behind an amendment to the constitution intended to guarantee religious freedom in the United States. Board Chairman Butch Church says he's received about 200- emails and phone calls from the public praising the board's decision.
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[SOT 16:12:58]
[IN Q=The people in the ]
[SUPER=@Church;]

((BUTCH CHURCH: THE PEOPLE IN THE VALLEY THEY REALLY, THEY'VE GONE OUT OF THEIR WAY TO RALLY WITH THIS AND I THINK IT SHOWS THAT CONTRARY TO WHAT SOME MAY SAY THAT PRAYER IS NOT ALIVE AND WELL IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
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[OUT Q=in the Roanoke Valley.]
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[VO-NAT]

The board's decision was NOT a UNanimous one. Supervisor Joe McNamara believes the First Amendment does enough to guarantee freedom of religion.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


An exciting finish to one of the area's biggest golf tournaments...
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[VO-NAT]

with a three hole playoff to decide the Scott Robertson Memorial. Steve Mason will have the winner, coming up in sports.
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[Commercial]

[Local-Colors]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-23 TC-10:22]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A colorful event took place in Roanoke today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It was all part of the 12th annual Local Colors Festival held in downtown Roanoke.
It is an event designed to highlight and celebrate the different cultures and ethnicities in the Roanoke Valley.
This year's festival included a tribute to the United States in recognition of the September 11th attacks.
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[SOT 34:00]
[IN Q=We are from different]

((PEARL FU/ORGANIZER: WE ARE FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES. IT IS WONDERFUL TO HONOR OUR HERITAGE BUT IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO PAY TRIBUTE OUR COUNTRY AMERICA ESPECIALLY AT THIS TIME OF THE WORLD SITUATION. WE CAN SHOW WE CAN WORK IN PEACE AND HARMONY HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Pearl Fu/Organizer]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=and harmony here]
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[VO-NAT]


Nearly 25-thousand people came out today to see the more than 70 countries that were represented.
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[Hollins-University]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC-1:20:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Several area graduations took place this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


This morning, Hollins University celebrated its 160th commencement on the campus' front quad.
Cecelia Long who in 1970 became the first African American woman to graduate from Hollins was this year's commencement speaker.
A total of 242 graduates picked up their diplomas today.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=none]


This summer will see some changes at Hollins.
Nora Kizer Bell begins a five year contract as university president in July.

[UVA-Grad]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-18 TC-30:25]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]

Thousands of students also picked up their degrees at the University of Virginia today. Governor Mark Warner delivered the commencement address, and said the workers of tomorrow will shape the state and the nation.
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[SOT - 16:05:34]
[IN Q=Each of you will...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; EACH OF YOU WILL PLAY A ROLE IN BUILDING THE COUNTRY'S FUTURE STARTING TODAY. WHETHER YOU WILL BE A DOCTOR OR A DANCER, A SCIENTIST OR A SOCIAL WORKER, THIS COUNTRY NEEDS YOU AND THE VALUES OF YOUR LIBERAL EDUCATION.))
[SUPER=@markwarner;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=values of you liberal education.]
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[VO-NAT]

Warner also urged the crowd to approve a billion dollar capital projects referendum that will be on the ballot in November.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_117]
[GRAPHIC=basketball]


New Jersey opened the Eastern Conference finals with a 104-to-97 win over the Boston Celtics.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/NBC;]

The story was a kid as Jason Kidd posted a triple-double and led the Nets with 18 points, including 9-for-10 from the line. He also paced his team with 13 rebounds and eleven assists in the Nets' first-ever Eastern Conference finals game.

[SUPER=32-New Jersey/104/Boston/97;] Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker had 27 points apiece for the Celtics, although P

ierce was hardly a factor in the second half. New Jersey dominated inside, outrebounding Boston 49-to-38 while scoring 48 points in the paint. The Nets host game two tomorrow.
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[S-Lottery]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-110 ]
[GRAPHIC=none]
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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Seacaucus, NJ; :00]

The Houston Rockets have won the N-B-A draft lottery which gives them the right to make the first overall selection for the first time since 1984.
The Chicago Bulls have the second pick and the Golden State Warriors came up with the third selection. The draft is June 26th in New York City. The Bulls and Warriors tied for the league's worst record at 21-and-61 and each had a 22 and a-half percent chance of winning the lottery.
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[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-112 2:00:10]
[GRAPHIC=softball]

The Division II softball tournament rolled on yesterday over in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Lakers vs. Rattlers; :00]


Moyer Sports complex was busy with Grand Valley State and St. Mary's out of Texas.
This would turn out to be a defensive battle with some top notch pitching.
The Lakers try to get some offense going. Carry Jonas hits a dribbler to short, the [SUPER=34-Grand Valley/1/St. M

ary's/0;]throw to first is high and that advances a runner to third.
But Grand Valley Stae's run comes to an end when St. Mary's pitcher Kim Kling strikes out Kelly Burt. Grand Valley goes on to win 1-nothing.
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-113 1:46:41]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche silenced the Potomac Cannons in the final game of their three game series yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


The weather warmed up and so did the ticket sales as a huge crowd turned out for this one at Salem Memorial.
We pick up the action in the top of the third inning and Johnny Hernandez connects on a shot to shallow center field but Salem's Cory Sullivan makes a brilliant diving catch to end the inning.
Then, Salem gets some offense going. Kevin Sullivan singles to right center. Runners would move to second and third.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/1/Salem/7;] Miguel Valario hits the ball to the shortstop, he throws him out at first, but Sullivan

scores, 3-1 Avalanche, and Salem wins 7-1.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-119 1:24:37]
[GRAPHIC=Scot Robertson]

The Scott Robertson Memorial Golf Tournament wrapped up today at the Roanoke Country Club. Brian Belden out of Pennsylvania won the 14 and under boys division.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


In the boys 15 to 18 age group, the battle for the title came down to a sudden death and Daniel Im and Webb Simpson would have to go three playoff holes to decide it. On the third hole, Im was a little strong on this shot from the fringe, he bogeyed,
and Simpson nearly birdies the hole, he gets par putt here and wins the Scott Robertson.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I thought for sure....]
[SUPER=01-Webb Simpson/15-18 Boys Scott Robertson Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...slider to win"]
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[VO-NAT]

In girls, Paula Creamer ran away with the 15 to 18 title. She won by six strokes over Mallory Code.
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[S-ROBERTSON]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-114]
[GRAPHIC=Golf]

In 19 years the tourney has evolved from a local to national, to international event, attracting the world's best junior golfers. Many are responsible for the tournament's success.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

The tournament utilizes at least 100 volunteers a day. The volunteers do everything from parking cars to helping with scoring. Most of the volunteers are members of the Roanoke Country Club who give up their course for a week to host the tournament. Tournament committee members are quick to credit the volunteers with the dramatic rise in the quality of the field.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="We've had...]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Ferguson/Tournament Administrator; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...hometown generosity."]
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[VO-NAT]

The committee organizes the tournament and recruits the volunteers. Tournament Chairman John Clarke says he and his fellow committee members hold to a simple philosophy
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="My theory is...]
[SUPER=01-John Clarke/Tournament Chairman; :]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...nice young people."]
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[S-PGA]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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On the LPGA tour, Scotland's Janice Moodie ran away with the L-P-G-A event in North Augusta, South Carolina winning by seven shots over Laura Davies. Annika Sorenstam finished hird.
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Nick Price closed with a 3-under-par 67 to win the Colonial by five shots over David Toms and Kenny Perry. It's Price's first P-G-A Tour win since the 1998 FedEx St. Jude Classic. The 45-year-old Price saw his five-shot lead trimmed to two at the turn but he regained control with birdies on eleven, 12 and 14.
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Isao Aoki's (ih-SAH'-oh ay-OH'-keez) first win on the Senior Tour in four years came at the Instinet Classic in Princeton, New Jersey. He shot a final-round 7-under-65 to beat John Jacobs by two shots.


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Jason Keller eased back into the Busch Series points lead with his win in today's Stacker 2 200.
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Keller took the lead for good after a late caution and never gave it up again, taking the number 57 Albertson Ford to victory lane.
He would hold off Raybestos rookie of the year leader Scott Riggs who finished second, this is a one two finish for PBC racing.
Ron Hornaday was third, Jamie McMurray fourth and Randy lajoi fifht. Stacy Compton was 13th.
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In the Craftsman Truck Series, Mike Bliss won the Rocky Mountain 200 at Pikes Peak International raceway.[S-NHL]


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In NHL playoff action, the Carolina Hurricanes were a 2-to-1 winner over the Toronto Maple Leafs to even the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece.
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After pulling their goalie and adding the extra skater, Toronto forced overtime when Alyn McCauley scored with eight seconds left in regulation. But that would not deflate Carolina. Niclas Wallin (vah-LEEN') scored 13:42 into overtime to give the Hurricanes the win. Hurricanes goalie Arturs Irbe (UR'-bay) made 26 saves. Game three is tomorrow night in Toronto.
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