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Coming up on News 7-
Americans begin leaving India as the threat of war grows.
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[VO-NAT]


A great white shark attack near San Francisco- a surfer is attacked.
A local golf course is up on the auction block.
And N'Sync star Lance Bass is talking about something out of this world.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


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[SOT 14:03:00: ]
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((WE CONTINUE TO ADVISE AMERICAN CITIZENS TO DEFER TRAVEL TO INDIA AND WE URGE AMERICAN CITIZENS CURRENTLY IN INDIA TO DEPART THE COUNTRY.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=depart the country.]
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[VO-NAT]

A stern warning for American citizens living in the world's two most recent countries to develop nuclear weapons.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]





[India-Pakistan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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England and Canada are joining the U-S in urging citizens and diplomats to leave India.
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[VO-NAT 14]


The United States is advising U-S citizens not to travel to India- and it's urging those who are there to get out.
Officials are worried about escalating tentions between India and Pakistan- both of which possess nuclear weapons.
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[SOT 14:03:16]
[IN Q=]

((CERTAINLY WE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SITUATION. WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE OUTBREAK OF POSSIBLE HOSTILITIES BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN AND THAT FACT THAT BOTH OF THESE COUNTRIES POSSESS NUCLEAR WEAPONS IS PART OF OUT THINKING TOO.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Boucher/State Dept. Spokesman;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=of our thinking too.]
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[VO-NAT 07 plus pad]


India's defense minister is downplaying- the risk of war with Pakistan- He calls the situation in Kashmir stable.

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[Shark-Attack]


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[WRITER=jja]
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An apparent Great White shark attack today off the California Coast- just north of San Francisco.
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[VO-NAT 28.5]
[SUPER=03-Marin Co., CA]


A 24-year old surfer has been seriously injured-
The attacked happened off the coast of Stinson Beach in marin County....
The victim is identified as Lee Fontan who was surfing near a group of other surfers when he was attacked.
Other Surfers saw Fontan pulled from his board by the shark- They also reported seeing a 12 to 15 inche dorsal fin during the attack.
Fontan apparently fought off the attack- and returned to his board where other surers helped him to shore.
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[SOT 21:48:05]
[IN Q=]

((BROOK GARDNER/WITNESS: I WAS INSIDE PADDLING OUT FROM THE OUTSIDE. HE WAS SITTING THERE AND I SAW THIS BIG CURVE THRASING IN AND OUT OF THE WATER.)) [butt to 21:48:42] ((DOLF SHEARER/WITNESS: I LOOKED OUT AND SAW A GREAT WHTIE SHARK RISE UP AND BITE THE FURTHERST SURFER OUT. REPORTER: BIG SHARK? SHEARER: A VERY VERY BIG SHARK.))
[SUPER=01-Brook Gardner/Witness; 00]
[Super=01-Dolf Shearer/Witness; 09]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=A VERY VERY BIG SHARK.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities say it was a Great White that bit Fontan on his leg and back- He is undergoing surgey and is listed in critical condition.
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[Chopper-Crash]


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The rescue mission is over- adn the final body brought down from Oregon's Mount Hood- after a fatal climbing accident.
As Manuel Gallegus reports- it was a dangerous mission that could have been worse.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Mt. Hood, OR; :00]
[SUPER=01-Warren Petrie/KOIN TV Helicopter Pilot; :18]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Nick Watt/Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Dept; :52]
[SUPER=01-Coler Joiner/Mountain Climber; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News; 1:23]
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[OUT Q=standard outcue.]

((THE DAY AFTER A RISKY RESCUE MISSION ATOP OREGON'S TALLEST MOUNTAIN, RECOVERY WORKERS CAREFULLY CLIMBED THE ICY SLOPES. .. TO BRING DOWN THE BODY OF A THIRD VICTIM, KILLED IN THURSDAY'S ACCIDENT. IT'S A RESCUE THAT BEGAN THURSDAY, WHEN AN AIRFORCE RESERVE CHOPPER, ATTEMPTING TO SAVE CLIMBERS..CRASHED. - WARREN PETRIE/KOIN TV HELICOPTER PILOT "This should have been fatal all the way around...for them to roll all the way down the slope like that and have everyone survive it, it's just a miracle."
ONE CREW MEMBER HAS SERIOUS INJURIES...BUT FIVE OTHERS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION.

(Nats from 911 call "They fell into the crevasse..on the south side?")


THE CHOPPER HAD RESPONDED TO A 911 CALL... AND HAD ALREADY RESCUED SEVERAL INJURED CLIMBERS, WHEN IT'S BELIEVED STRONG WINDS SET OFF A FLURRY OF TROUBLE. AS THE CHOPPER WENT DOWN, INVESTIGATORS SAY THE PILOT SOMEHOW MANAGED TO STEER AWAY FROM PEOPLE ON THE GROUND. SGT. NICK WATT/CLACKAMAS CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT. - "If that helicopter wouldn't have been going the way it was going, we would have lost quite a few more people. As far as I'm concerned, it was a heroic act." THE DEADLY CLIMBING ACCIDENT STARTED WHEN MEMBERS OF THE TEAM APPARENTLY SLIPPED. .. CAUSING A CHAIN REACTION THAT KNOCKED NINE PEOPLE INTO THE CREVASSE. COLE JOINER WAS ONE OF THEM. COLE JOINER/MOUNTAIN CLIMBER - "Down in the crevasse, it was damp, kind of dark, just an eerie feeling."))


[Relay-Life]


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Hundreds of walkers are on a path to find a cure for cancer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


The fourth annual Botetourt Relay for Life is taking place tonight and tomorrow at Lord Botetourt High School.
The walk raises thousands of dollars to fight cancer and raise awareness about the disease.
The event began with a survivor's lap.
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[SOT 1:16:05]
[IN Q=I feel like I do]

((LOUISE JARGOWSKY/LOST DAUGHTER TO CANCER: I FEEL LIKE I DO THIS FOR HER AND FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE DIAGNOISED CAUSE IT SEEMS LIKE IT HITS US ALL EVENTUALLY. IT IS PARTICULARLY GRATIFYING TO SEE THE SURVIVORS. WE HAD THE SURVIVORS RECEPTION IN THE CAFETERIA AND IT IS JUST GOOD TO SEE THEM DOWN HERE ON THE FIELD WITH THE BAND READY TO TAKE THEIR LAP.))


[SUPER=01-Louise Jargowsky/Lost Daughter to Cancer;]
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[OUT Q=TAKE THEIR LAP]
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[VO-NAT]


Nearly 70 cancer survivors took part in this year's Relay for Life.
Organizers hope to raise nearly 90-thousand dollars from this event in Botetourt County.
Similar walks are taking place across our region in the next few weeks.
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[Hollyfields]


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Hollyfields Golf Course has nine holes, and fifteen years of tradition.
But tomorrow, an auction will decide if the links make way for development.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The course on Bent Mountain has built a loyal following since it opened in 1987, but now the nine-hole course, the pro shop and undeveloped acreage nearby are up for sale.
While the property has been divided into 20 tracts, prospective buyers will have the opportunity to bid on the entire 185 acres.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's generated a lot of interest]

((JIM WOLTZ/WOLTZ & ASSOCIATES: IT'S GENERATED A LOT OF INTEREST, NOT JUST FROM POTENTIAL BUYERS, BUT FROM PEOPLE THAT HAVE PLAYED GOLF UP HERE FOR YEARS AND ARE ANXIOUS TO SEE IF THEY CAN PLAY GOLF NEXT WEEK OR NEXT MONTH.)) ((JERRY COLLINS/GOLFER: I KNOW A LOT OF MY FRIENDS DO COME HERE TO PLAY, SO I DO HOPE THEY KEEP IT OPEN.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Woltz/Woltz & Associates; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Collins/Golfer; :15]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=hope they keep it open.]
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[VO-NAT]


We'll know tomorrow if local golfers get their wish.
The auction begins at 10AM.
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[Miller-Park]


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Concerns over fights and alleged gang activity at one of Lynchburg's most popular city parks are being blown out of proportion- so say city leaders.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Several teenagers were detained for fighting at Miller Park on Memorial Day.. officials at one point had to close the park down to get a handle on the situation.
But they say residents should not avoid any city park out of fear for their safety.
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[SOT 00:55:06]
[IN Q=We want to]

((KIMBALL PAYNE/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: WE WANT TO MAKE IT CLEAR THAT THE ONE PERCENT THAT ENGAGE IN INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR THAT IT WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT AND PARKS AND RECREATION STAFF ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD THAT IF THEY OCCUR AGAIN, OUR RESPONSE WILL BE SWIFT AND IT WILL BE EFFECTIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Kimball Payne/Lynchburg City Manager]
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[OUT Q=and it will be effective.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police have agreed to step up patrols in the park now that the summer recreation season is nearly underway.
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[Thomas]


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Jeffrey Allen Thomas will go on trial a second time at the end of July in Winchester.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File;]

The 32-year-old was granted a new trial by the Virginia Supreme Court. Earlier this year, the court unanimously overturned his capital murder conviction and death sentence. Thomas was convicted in a Pulaski Circuit Court last March of killing 16-year-old Tara Munsey. But the state court said a change of venue should have been granted because of excessive publicity. Thomas will remain jailed at the Sussex Correctional Center in Waverly until his second trial.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a former leader of the New York Stock Exchange was in the area, giving his take on the current economic climate...
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[VO-NAT]

and after three Oscars and countless hit movies, Steven Speilberg finally earns his college diploma.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=...IN SPORTS"]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the regional championships are decided tonight throughout the region. The Wings take out Roy and the Avs, while the Nets make it to their first finals. The Keydets were also talking hoops today in Lexington, and we'll talking to Rick Mast about the mysterious illness that is keeping sidelined yet another week tonight on the Big 7.))

[NYSE]


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Potential investors shouldn't worry about the effects of September eleventh on financial markets.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

That's according to the former CEO and current senior advisor of the NYSE. Bill Johnston today spoke at a luncheon at Hollins University about the effects of the terrorist attacks on Wall Street. He says the markets were in a downturn even before 9/11.
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[SOT :51-1:13]
[IN Q=March 10, 2000 was the high...]
[SUPER=01-Bill Johnston/Senior Advisor, NYSE;]

((BILL JOHNSTON/SENIOR ADVISOR, NYSE: MARCH 10, 2000 WAS THE HIGH ON NASDAQ. IT WAS A RIDICULOUS LEVEL AND COULDN'T SUSTAIN THAT LEVEL. AND THEN THE AFTERMATH OF ENRON AND SOME OF THE ISSUES THAT GO ALONG WITH THAT.))
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=that go along with that.]
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[VO-NAT :11]

Johnston says the rules of investing are the same as they always have been: take your time, do your homework, find a broker you can trust and play for the long haul.
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[Giuliani]


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The teenagers of Shanksville Pennsylvania faced terror on 9-Eleven when a plane crashed into a field in their small town. So today, when they graduated from high school, they wanted to look to a familiar face for inspiration. Jamie Colby explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Graduation time in]
[SUPER=03-Shanksville, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rudy Giuliani/Fmr. Mayor New York; :47]
[SUPER=01-Jamie Colby/Reporting; :55]
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[OUT Q=JC for CBS News]

((GRADUATION TIME IN SHANKSVILLE PENNSYLVANIA...A TOWN OF JUST OVER 2-HUNDRED...MARKED FOREVER ON SEPTEMBER 11TH WHEN A BOEING 757 HIJACKED BY TERRORISTS CRASHED KILLING ALL ON BOARD.

SOT/ STUDENT, STONY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (no name provided)

LET'S ALWAYS SAY HELLO BUT NEVER SAY GOODBY BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT MAY HAPPEN
TRACK THE TOWN RALLIED AFTER THE CRASH...MEMORIALIZING THOSE LOST ON THAT FATEFUL DAY...A DAY STUDENTS AT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL FIRST LEARNED ABOUT NEW YORK'S FORMER MAYOR...RUDY GUILIANI.

NAT SOT

LADIES AND GENTLEMAN RUDY....
TRACK AND TODAY, THE GRADUATING CLASS OF SHANKSVILLE'S STONEY CREEK HIGH GOT TO MEET THE MAN THEY CREDIT WITH LEADING NEW YORK THROUGH ITS MOST TRYING TIME.
NAT APPLAUSE (14:57:48)
TRACK (OVER APPLAUSE AND RUDY'S ENTRANCE) THE GRADUATING CLASS INVITED GUILIANI TO DELIVER THEIR COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS.

SOT: RUDY GIULIANI, FORMER MAYOR, NEW YORK.

WE ARE BOUND TOGETHER IN A WAY NONE OF US A YEAR AGO COULD HAVE IMAGINED
TRACK GUILIANI ALSO VISITED THE CRASH SITE JUST 3 MILES OUTSIDE SHANKSVILLE WHERE UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 93 CRASHED AFTER PASSENGERS LED BY A BRAVE TODD BEAMER ATTEMPTED TO OVERTAKE TERRORISTS ON BOARD.

SOT: RUDY GIULIANI

THE ACTS OF COURAGE AND BRAVERY OVERWHELM THE ACTS OF TERROR AND HATRED
TRACK RUDY TOLD STUDENTS TO BE STRONG AND PROUD AS THEY FACE THEIR FUTURE ...AS SHANKSVILLE, NEW YORK...AND A NATION REBUILDS. JAMIE COLBY FOR CBS NEWS.))


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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Still to come, Rick Mast talks about the mysterious illness that's keeping him off the track. Mike Stevens will have more on that... but first,
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[VO-NAT 07.5]

he's soared to the top of the music charts-now he wants to soar into space.
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[SOT 14:22:19]
[IN Q=]

((LANCE BASS/N'SYNC MEMBER: I KNOW AS A KID THAT'S ALL IT ANTED TO DO IS TO BE AN ASTROUNAUT.. GO INTO SPACE CAMP LEARN AS MUCH AS I COULD.))
[SUPER=01-Lance Bass/N'Sync Member ]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=as much as I could.]
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[VO-NAT]


The story when News 7 continues.
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[COMMERCIAL]

[Spielberg-Graduates]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=net]
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It was more than three decades ago when filmmaker Steven Spielberg dropped out of college. He was told he had no talent by his professors. Now, after some online courses, he has become a member of the class of 2002. Teri Okita has more on the story.
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[SOT 16:52:45]
[IN Q=Steven Spielberg then music]
[SUPER=03-Hollywood, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Robert Maxson/Cal State Long Beach University President; :22]
[SUPER=01-Mikhail Nayfeld/Fellow Graduate; :40]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Miller/Fellow Graduate; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting; 1:16]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Hollywood]

(((NATSD FULL ANNOUNCER: Steven Spielberg! Then, Indiana Jones music)
TRACK: IT WAS A SCRIPT THAT TOOK FILMMAKER STEVEN SPIELBERG 34-YEARS TO FINISH. AFTER DROPPING OUT OF CAL STATE LONG BEACH IN HIS JUNIOR YEAR TO PURSUE A HOLLYWOOD CAREER, SPIELBERG FINALLY GRADUATED WITH A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE.

(Super: Robert Maxson/Cal State Long Beach University President)
SOT: This is not an honorary degree. He went back to college. He earned

the degree.
TRACK: THE THREE TIME OSCAR-WINNER RE-ENROLLED AT CAL STATE LAST SPRING, AND SINCE THEN, HAS BEEN SECRETLY WORKING ON-LINE WITH PROFESSORS THERE TO COMPLETE HIS REQUIREMENTS. BUT, HIS FELLOW GRADUATES SAY, BACK IN 1968, SOME TEACHERS HAD THEIR DOUBTS.

(Super:Mikhail Nayfeld/Fellow Graduate)
SOT: Weve been hearing about him for a year about how he left 3

years in. The professor told him he had no talent. Guess what? He was wrong! (:06)
TRACK: IRONICALLY, EVERY INSTRUCTOR IN THE FILM DEPARTMENT STUDIED SPIELBERG'S FILMS WHEN THEY WERE IN SCHOOL AND FOUND THEMSELVES CRITIQUING THEIR FAMOUS STUDENTS HOMEWORK. WORK LIKE, SCHINDLER'S LIST AND CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.
TRACK: FELLOW STUDENTS WERE TOLD NOT TO BOTHER THE DIRECTOR, BUT WHAT ASPIRING HOLLYWOOD STAR COULD RESIST A LITTLE PLUG?

(Super: Kathy Miller/Fellow Graduate) (QUICK!)
SOT: Say Steven, you want me on your team. I've suffered the same

strife you have. (:04)
TRACK: (pix on cap) NOTE TO STEVEN: ME FOR THE NEXT MOVIE, MR. SPIELBERG!

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: Spielberg said he want to accomplish this as a thank you to his parents and as a personal note to his family and young people everywhere about the importance of education. Teri Okita, CBS News, Hollywood.))


[Lance-Bass]


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He's famous- He's rich- he's a favorite with the ladies- so what else could a 23 year old want?
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[VO-NAT 04.5]
[SUPER=03-Moscow, Russia]


N'Sync band member Lance Bass says he wants to go into space.
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[SOT 14:22:05]
[IN Q=]

((IT TAKES GUTS TO DO IT YOU FEEL LIKE A PIONEER.))
[SUPER=01-Lance Bass/N'Sync Member;]
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[OUT Q=feel like a pioneer]
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[vo-nat 13]
Bass has the go-ahead from Russian space doctors to go into space.
The 23 year old hopes to be the next paying passenger to go into orbit- and the youngest cosmonaut to travel into space.
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[SOT 14:23:00]
[IN Q=]

((LANCE BASS/N'SYNC MEMBER: I REMEMBER THE DAY I TOLD EVEYRONE IN REHEARSAL I MIGHT TRAIN TO BE THE YOUNGEST COSMONAUT THEY SUPPORTED ME AND THEY JUST LOVE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Lance Bass/N'Sync Member ]
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[OUT Q=they just love it.]
[Talent=Jean]
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The space trip is not definite though.
Russian Space officials say they still don't have a firm offer from Bass.

[S-SOCCER]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-117]
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We begin with a Soccer Doubleheader at Northside High School. Viking Stadium hosted both the Boys' and Girls' Region III Championship Games
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs. Indians; :00]

The Boys' Final matched Blacksburg and William Byrd for the third time this season. The Indians won the previous two games. In the first Half, Blacksburg's Omar Martinez fires a shot on goal, but Byrd goal keeper Wayne Clark dives on it for the save and keeps the game scoreless. But, Blacksburg eventually took control. Michael Walker passes the ball to Richard Troy who heads it in, giving the Indians a 2-to-nothing lead. Just a few minutes later, Blackburg scores again as Austin Capone works the ball inside to Benj Daniels who heads it in.
[SUPER=34-Blacksburg/5/William Byrd/0; :]

The Indians lead 3-nothing at the half and win the Region III title with a 5-to-0 win over William Bryd.
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[S-GIRLS]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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[WIPE TO ENG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs. Spartans; :00]

In the girls' game, Salem faced William Byrd. The Spartans handed the Terriers their only two losses during the season. In the first half, Salem's Emily Peterson has a bad angle and still manages to float this one just over the outstretched arm of Byrd goal keeper Amanda PEE-A-CHAK. The ball lands in the corner of the goal for a 1-to-nothing lead. Salem nearly scored again in the first half. Whitney Thompson hits one off the post. William Byrd's Jessica Gee makes a heads up play to save the goal. Salem leads 1-nothing at the half.
[SUPER=34-Salem/2/William Byrd/0/Spartans win Region III Title; :]

In the second half, Salem scores the final goal of the night. Thompson gets the Byrd goal keeper leaning the wrong way. The Spartans beat William Byrd 2-to-nothing. They'll play a state quarterfinal game at home on Tuesday night. Byrd must travel to either Martinsville or Virginia High.
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[S-Region]


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

In other regional action - in Region C softball James River shutout Glenvar 2-to-nothing. Pitcher Angela Tincher struck out 15 - she fanned 23 in the semi-finals.
[GRAPHIC=BASEBALL]

John Battle won the Region C baseball title with a 7-to-2 win over Giles. And Jefferson Forest won the Region Three baseball title beating Amherst for the 4th time this year 6-to-4.

[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-124 19TC]
[GRAPHIC=NHL]


The much anticipated Game Seven of the western conference finals turned out to be a sleeper as the Red Wings turned the balanced series completely upside down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/ESPN; :00]

It was so bad that Colorado future hall of famer Patrick Roy was pulled from the game with 13:32 left in the second period. By then it was already 6-to-nothing Detroit. Brett Hull got his 98th playoff goal - an all-time record and everyone else in a white jersey with a stick
[super=31-Colorado/0/Detroit/7/Detroit Wins 4-to-3;]

in his hand also scored. Detroit advances to battle the Carolina Hurricanes with the 7-to-0 win.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=mbr]
[TAPE#=SP-115]
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The New Jersey Nets have earned their first-ever trip to the N-B-A Finals. The Nets beat the Boston Celtics in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Championship series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/NBC Sports; :00]

Jason Kidd had a triple double -- 15 points, 13 rebounds, and 13 assists including this one to Kerry Kittles as the Nets took control of this one in the fourth quarter. The Nets then put it away late in the quarter, Kittles drives the baseline and kicks it back to Keith Van Horn who buries a three pointer.
[SUPER=32-New Jersey/96/Boston/88; :]

The Nets beat the Celtics 96-to-88 to win the best of seven series 4-games-to-2.
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[S-Keydets]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The VMI Keydet Club took advantage of this glorious day to chase the little white ball around. Steve Mason has more on today's activities at the Lexington Country Club.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jason Conley/29.3 Pts a Game Avg. as a Freshman; :21]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :35]
[SUPER=01-Bart Bellairs/VMI Men's Basketball Coach; :46]
[SUPER=01-Donny White/VMI Athletic Director; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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[S-Mast]


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Rick Mast is not in Dover this weekend, and will miss his second straight race due to sickness.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Baths; :00]

Mast was back home in Rockbridge Baths yesterday resting. He has dropped 26 pounds since the start of the season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=YOU KNOW...]
[SUPER=01-Rick Mast/Still Having Medical Tests; :00]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...the race car."]
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[vo nat con't] Mast says he's still experiencing a lot of fatigue and that he has seen specialists in Charlottsville, Roanoke and Charlotte. He says there is some talk he may go to the Mayo Clinic is his condition and the lack of a diganosis continue.(-------------)