[1-News-Head]

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[V/O-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Management of a Roanoke Men's Club raided by local and federal agents overnight insist they're doing nothing wrong.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And one Mom gets more time with one of the U-V-a Medical Center babies switched at birth but not the custody she sought.

[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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In sports, Mike Stevens visits with a Busch series killer named Keller, a preview of the 17th annual Berglund memorial weekend soccer tournament
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[VO-NAT]


and Roanoke Steam quarterback Chris Sanders gets a promotion to the NFL.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


From 50 degree weather to 80 degree highs all in three days. What's ahead for the weekend? Details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
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[SOT 15:45]
[IN Q=The problems you have]

((THE PROBLEMS YOU HAVE IN NORMAL NIGHT CLUBS WE JUST DON'T HAVE HERE. IT'S BASICALLY A BROTHERHOOD, JUST ANY OTHER FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION.))
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=other fraternal organization.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Management at a Roanoke Men's club says the Black Angus abides by the law for private clubs, just like the Moose Lodge.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Police say club employees sell alcohol without a license and narcotics and that the club features nude dancing.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Black-Angus]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC01:01]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The place was raided overnight by a team of law enforcement officers.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

They came from as far as Radford and Virginia Tech... included STATE Police and the D-E-A.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Ames/Club Manager; :28]
[SUPER=01-Kimberle Miller/Club Owner's Girlfriend; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=twice in the same place.]

(( They were looking for evidence of narcotics trafficking, indecent exposure- -liquor license violations. Two people were busted for simple possession of marijuana, one for being drunk in the public parking lot. Three patrons were picked up on outstanding warrants. Two employees were taken in briefly by the D-E-A for questioning but not charged. If additional charges develop from the raid, they may be weeks away in the form of Grand Jury indictments.
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[SOT 16:45]
[IN Q=What was the Genesis]

((WHAT WAS THE GENESIS OF IT, SOMEBODY COMPLAINED, I SUPPOSE? THERE'S NO TELLING. IN THIS PART OF THE COUNTRY, WHEN YOU'RE HAVING MORE FUN THAN SOMEONE THINKS YOU SHOULD HAVE, THEY'RE GOING TO BE SUSPICIOUS.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=to be suspicious.]

The Black Angus has no liquor license, doesn't sell alcohol, according to the owner. Billy Hill says patrons bring their own- -that the club's patrons have been "brown bagging" for 30 years. Hill and his girlfriend live in an up-scale neighborhood on the western edge of Roanoke with a private members-only dock on Windsor Lake. Just as police were searching the club, another 30 agents arrived at the house. They seized boxes of documents and a computer.
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[SOT 4:48]
[IN Q=It's my personal]

((IT'S ME PERSONAL COMPUTER. I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH BLACK ANGUS. I DON'T KNOW WHY THEY CAME TO MY HOUSE.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=my house.]

Authorities identified Miller as the secretary- treasurer of the Black Angus Businessmen's Club. It's in "name only," she says. Meanwhile Billy Hill wants members to know the club remains open for business, despite the fact about 15 or 20 of them were just handcuffed and interrogated by police.
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[IN Q=I think that was]

[RUNS11]
[OUT Q=in the same place.]))



[Switched-Babies]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-14 TC1:16:57]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The custody case involving two children switched at birth returned to a Buena (byoona-vista) Vista courtroom today.
This afternoon, the judge fashioned a compromise that satisfied some concerns, but will not end the dispute.
Joe Dashiell's has more on today's hearing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At issue were custody]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Groot/Rosa and Larry Chittum's Attorney; :31]
[SUPER=01-Ken Mergenthal/Paula Johnson's Attorney; :49]
[SUPER=01-Tom Rogers/Whitney Rogers' Father; 1:02]
[SUPER=@Joe1; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Buena Vista]

((At issue were custody and visitation rights involving Rebecca Chittum... the child who was switched with Callie Conley at the University of Virginia hospital in 1995.
Several parties were represented in the hearing, including Paula Johnson, the girl's biological mother, and relatives of Kevin Chittum and Whitney Rogers the biological parents of Callie Conley who were killed in 1998 automobile accident on Interstate 81.
Ultimately, the judge granted primary custody to Carlton Conley, Rebecca Chittum's biological father.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think as the children]

((MICHAEL GROOT: I THINK AS THE CHILDREN GET OLDER, THEY WILL NEED A PLACE THAT THEY KNOW AS THEIR HOME, AND WITH CARLTON BEING THE BIOLOGICAL FATHER AND NOW LIVING HERE LOCALLY, IT MAKES PERFECT SENSE TO ME THAT HE WOULD BE THE PROPER PARTY.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=be the proper party.]


The ruling granted Paula Johnson more frequent visitation , but not the custody she was seeking.
[SOT]
[IN Q=she'd rather have custody]

((KEN MERGENTHAL: SHE'D RATHER HAVE CUSTODY. SHE'D RATHER HAVE MORE TIME, BUT SHE'S GETTING MORE TIME, NOT AS MUCH AS SHE WOULD HAVE LIKED, BUT MORE THAN SHE HAD BEFORE.)) ((TOM ROGERS: YOU WON'T SEE THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL UNTIL THE GIRLS ARE OF AGE WHERE THAT CAN MAKE THEIR OWN DECISION.)) [RUNS :19]
[OUT Q=make their own decision.]

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With so many parties, it was certain that some of them would be unhappy with the result.
Paula Johnson says she plans to appeal.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Buena Vista.))

[SCLC]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC1:34:16]
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Black leaders in Danville say they want to be kept fully informed about the investigation into another fatal shooting involving a city police officer.
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[VO-NAT]


67-year old Rennie Hunt died May 11th after police stormed a
[SUPER=03-Danville]

house on North Main Street during a hostage standoff.
It was the fourth time in 13 years a white police officer shot and killed a black suspect.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And these killings]

((REV. WILLIAM KEEN/DANVILLE SCLC PRESIDENT; AND THESE KILLINGS AND SHOOTINGS HAVE CONTINUED TO ESCALATE OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS AND THIS IS WHAT OUR CONCERN IS. AND EACH ONE ALWAYS ENDS UP BEING A WHITE OFFICER FIRING UPON AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN.)) ((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF; EVERY SHOOTING CONCERNS US, REGARDLESS OF THE RACE. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT THE RACE IS, WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT ALL SHOOTINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. William Keen/Danville SCLC President; :00]
[SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; :14]
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[OUT Q=concerned about all shootings]
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[VO-NAT]


State Police are investigating Hunt's death and could issue a report within a few weeks.
An independent prosecutor has been asked to review the findings.
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[Snead]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-15 TC1:52:58]
[GRAPHIC=Sam Snead]

When Sam Snead died yesterday afternoon following a series of strokes, the sports community lost of golfing legend. However, Hot Springs lost more than that: one of its most prominent citizens and a good friend. Richard Lesko has more.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bath Co.; :20 (quick)]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Fry/Retired Homestead Golf Pro; :34]
[SUPER=@Richard2; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=RL, N7, Bath County.]
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[INQ=Sam winning the 1954...]

((BOBBY FRY/RETIRED HOMESTEAD GOLF PRO; SAM WINNING THE 1954 MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP, DEFEATING BEN HOGAN IN A PLAYOFF, 18 HOLE PLAYOFF. I THINK HE BEAT HIM BY ONE STROKE. BOY, THAT'S A GREAT PICTURE ISN'T IT?)) [RUNS12]
[OUTQ=a great picture, isn't it?]

Bobby Fry may have played more rounds of golf with Sam Snead than anybody else... Fry retired from the Homestead a few years ago, where he served as golf pro for 38 years. He says "Slammin Sammy" may have been a superstar on the course, but around town he was just a regular guy.
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[SOT - 18:49:05]
[INQ=If you ever see him...]

((BOBBY FRY/RETIRED HOMESTEAD GOLF PRO; IF YOU EVER SEE HIM IN TOWN, DRUG STORE, POST OFFICE, WHEREVER HE'D SAY "HEY, WHAT'RE YOU DOIN'? COME HERE..." AND ALL THE PEOPLE THAT KNEW HIM, HE'D STOP AND TALK TO THEM, TELL JOKES. THEY'D ALL LAUGH. NEVER SAW SAM WHEN HE WASN'T LAUGHING.)) [RUNS12]
[OUTQ=when he wasn't laughing.]

Although he kept a house in Florida, Snead always came back to his home in Hot Springs, remaining active in the community, and sharing his experience with hometown athletes.
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[SOT - 18:54:52]
[INQ=Once you've lived here...]

((BOBBY FRY/RETIRED HOMESTEAD GOLF PRO; ONCE YOU'VE LIVED HERE FOR A LONG TIME, IT'S HARD TO GET AWAY FROM HERE. WHEN YOU LEAVE AND GO TO FLORIDA WHICH HE DID A LOT... BUT I KNOW IF HE WAS DRIVING HE'D COME THROUGH CHARLOTTESVILLE, AFTON MOUNTAIN, AND UP HERE ON WARM SPRINGS MOUNTAIN, HE STUCK HIS HAND OUT THE WINDOW, FELT THAT COOL AIR. HE'D SAY I'M HOME, I'M HOME.)) [RUNS18]
[OUTQ=home, I'm home.]

Snead's funeral is set for 2 o'clock on Sunday at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Hot Springs, where friends and family will have a chance to and say good bye to a legend and remember a very full life.
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[SOT - 18:51:35]
[INQ=Seeing Sam around...]

((BOBBY FRY/RETIRED HOMESTEAD GOLF PRO; SEEING SAM AROUND IN HOT SPRINGS ON THE STREETS, BEING ABLE TO GO DOWN TO HIS HOUSE AND TALK TO HIM, AND I WAS WITH HIM A LOT ON THE GOLF COURSE, AND I'M GOING TO MISS HIM...)) [RUNS13]
[OUTQ=going to miss him.]

Richard Lesko, News 7, Bath County.))

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


It's a big bicentennial weekend in Salem.
We'll have a preview of the festivities when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And just in time for the start of summer travel... new traffic patterns come to the Route 460 project in the New River Valley.
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[Route-460]
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The New River Valley is a step closer to fewer traffic headaches.
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[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

Opening today with a new traffic light is the latest portion of the Route 460 bypass. The new road is an extension is of Peppers Ferry Road. It will take traffic past Arbor Drive and connect to Jennelle Road in Blacksburg. The change allows drivers to avoid the lights and common traffic delays on Route 460.
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[SOT 21:27:02 ]
[IN Q=i think]

((EDDIE LANE/LOCAL RESIDENT; I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A GREAT STEP TOWARDS THE FUTURE AS FAR AS TECH TRAFFIC AND OUR BUSINESS HERE AT LOWE'S.))
[SUPER=01-Eddie Lane/Local Resident;]
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[OUT Q=HERE AT LOWE'S.]
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[VO-NAT]

The new 3-mile section of the bypass is expected to open in both directions before Virginia Tech football season begins in late August. Officials say the entire project, including bridges and ramps, is scheduled to be completed in December.
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[Prisons]


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The state is losing one of its two super-max prisons.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wise Co./File Tape]


The Virginia Department of Corrections is reclassifying Wallens Ridge State Prison to a lower level of security.
Wallens Ridge, like its twin facility, Red Onion, was originally built to house the state's most dangerous inmates.
The Wise County prison will now be home to less disruptive long-term inmates.
The department says the change is part of a statewide plan to maximize cell space.
Critics say it's proof Virginia built too many prisons in the 1990s.
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[Trigon]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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A new development in the negotiations between Trigon and Carilion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Carilion has given Trigon a new proposal to consider.
A Trigon spokesperson says the insurance provider plans to set up a meeting soon to discuss the proposal in person with Carilion officials.
Neither side will discuss the details of the proposal at this time.
Carilion says its hopeful Trigon will respond positively.
Carilion has given Trigon a May 31st deadline to make a final decision on a new contract before it will end negotiations.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Tech Stocks dragged Wall Street lower today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=440-y/111.82/10104.26/y/36.14/1661.49;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW dropped 112 points.
NASDAQ fell 36.
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[Bicentennial]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC56:41]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Seal]


The City of Salem is 200-years old and showing no signs of slowing down.
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[SUPER=03-Salem;]

The City chose this weekend to hold most of its bicentennial festivities, starting tonight with a special Salem After Five. Anyone wearing period dress will get in for free. Highlights tomorrow will include a parade, party in the park and the burying of a time capsule. It's not too late to throw in your own entry.
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[SOT 22:41:19-22:41:40]
[IN Q=It's been a big request from the community......]

((TERI ATKINS/SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR: IT'S BEEN A BIG REQUEST FROM THE COMMUNITY TO PUT IN DIFFERENT ARTICLES FROM CHILDREN'S AND FAMILY MEMORABILIA. THEN, AT SIX, THEY'LL COME GET THE CONTAINER AND TAKE IT UP FOR DEDICATION.))
[SUPER=01-Teri Atkins/Special Events Coordinator;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=take it up for dedication.]
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The Avalanche will get involved Monday when the team rolls back prices to the 19-fifties. Then, next Tuesday, the public's invited to the City Council meeting where members will be decked out in period costume.
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[FESTIVAL]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=pev]
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The bands are cranking out the tunes, wecloming in 2002's edition of Festival in the Park,
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Patrick/Microwave;]

and Patrick Evans is right in the midst of it at Victory Stadium this evening...
Patrick, who's performing tonight, and how does the turn-out look from your perspective?
[LIVE=Patrick /FULL Microwave]
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[SUPER=@Patrick1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Stu Israel/Festival Executive Director;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]
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[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Patrick/Microwave;]



[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Mike Stevens reveals secrets as to why Busch driver Jason Keller is having a great year, the Steam loses it's quarterback
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[VO-NAT]

and David Robinson, one the NBA's best centers for the last decade, makes a huge announcement concerning his future
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[S-Sanders]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-118 1:27:57]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


Arena Football2 Roanoke Steam quarterback Chris Sanders leaves Sunday for an NFL tryout with the Tennessee Titans.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Sanders, who joined the Steam in week three, reunites with the team that drafted him. He played in three Tennessee preseason games last season. Sanders reports to Mini camp in Nashville Monday.
In three games, Sanders tossed 10 touchdown passes and had no interceptions and amassed 600 passing yards. He is expected to compete for the Titans third QB spot.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Chris Sanders/Picked up by Tennessee Titans; :09]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=.....happy with that""]
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[S-STEAM]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=6PM]
[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-115]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 Sports]

The Roanoke Steam is back home on Saturday to face the Cape Fear Wildcats at the Roanoke Civic Center. The team has struggled to put fans in the seats since coming to Roanoke three years ago. Steam coach Steve Jerry says he and his team are not discouraged with the poor showing at the box office.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We've pretty much seen...]
[SUPER=01-Steve Jerry/Steam Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...come see it."]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 Sports]

Don't forget the Steam have changed the start time of Saturday's game to 2-30.

[S-Keller]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-122]
[GRAPHIC=Lowes motor speedway]


Ron Hornaday won the pole and Jason Keller qualified seventh for tomorrow's Carquest 300 Busch race at Charlotte. Tonight Mike Stevens talks with the series points leader about his amazing season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jason Keller/Busch Series Points Leader; :21]
[SUPER=@Mike1; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=...news 7 sports"]
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[S-Berglund]


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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-123 1:45]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]


94 teams from five states and 35 hundred athletes in 14 boys and girls divisions invade the valley this weekend for two days of competition in the 17th annual Berglund Festival Soccer Tournament.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Tournament Director; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....weekend of soccer"]
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[S-Robinson]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-119 1:29:52]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


San Antonio Spurs' center David Robinson announced today that he is retiring -- after next season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX; :00]


Robinson joined the Spurs in 1990 and was named the league's Rookie of the Year. He's been a league All-Star 13 times. Robinson wasn't very effective in the playoffs because of a chipped disc that caused nerve problems in his back, legs and foot. He averaged a career low 12-point-two points a game this season. (------------)