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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


People who ate a Taco Bell in the region may have been exposed to Hepatitis A.
And they can swim fast and dive deep- Now these seals are training to put those skills to use.
Plus what are these people doing hanging from the side of a Roanoke building???
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Afghanistan-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Three U-S military soldiers are dead- after a U-S airforce plane crashes in a remote site in Afghanistan.
The plane was carrying special operations forces-
As Aleen Sirgany reports- it does not appear the plane was hit by hostile fire.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=@Sirgany1; :44]
[RUNS=:59]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((THE LIVES OF THREE MORE U.S. SOLDIERS LOST IN THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN, WHEN AN MC-130 AIRCRAFT LIKE THIS ONE CRASHES ON TAKE-OFF. AMAZINGLY, SEVEN OF THE TEN SOLDIERS ABOARD THE TRANSPORT PLANE MANAGED TO SURVIVE. THEIR INJURIES RANGING FROM A BROKEN LEG ... TO MINOR CUTS AND BRUISES. THE CRASH HAPPENED NEAR GARDEZ -- ABOUT 80-MILES SOUTH OF THE AFGHAN CAPITAL OF KABUL. THE PENTAGON SAYS IT DOES NOT APPEAR THE AIR FORCE PLANE WAS BROUGHT DOWN BY HOSTILE FIRE. MC-130's CAN TRANSPORT EITHER TROOPS OR CARGO, AND ARE ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR NIGHT MISSIONS. THEY ARE BEING USED BY SPECIAL OPERATION FORCES -- STILL -- HUNTING DOWN MEMBERS OF OSAMA BIN LADEN'S AL-QAIDA NETWORK.
SOME FORTY U.S. TROOPS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN AND AROUND AFGHANISTAN SINCE THE WAR BEGAN. AND TRAGICALLY, MORE THAN A DOZEN OF THOSE DEATHS HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY AIRPLANE OR HELICOPTER CRASHES. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Wilkins]


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House of Delegates Speaker Vance Wilkins says he'll give ``due consideration'' to advice from Virginia's Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor to step down because of allegations of sexual harassment.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Wilkins is under fire for settling a sexual harassment suit with a 26-year-old Amherst woman.
House Republicans met Monday night to discuss the fate of the Speaker.
Delegates left the meeting unsatisfied with Wilkins' response to the allegations.
They agreed to postpone a final decision on Wilkins' political future until next week.
Fellow Republican Jerry Kilgore, whose brother Terry attended the caucus meeting, said Wilkins should resign immediately.
Kilgore says that the Speaker's moral authority to lead has been undermined.
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[SOT 14:10:43]
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[OUT Q=CONTINUE AS SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wilkins says he's been getting ``all kinds of advice.'' He also rejects any suggestion that he's strong-arming his colleagues in the General Assembly.
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[Reidsville-Hepatitis]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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Several thousand people may have been exposed to hepatitis-A last month at a fast-food restaurant just across the North Carolina border.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Reidsville, NC]


Health officials say an employee at the Taco Bell on Freeway Drive in Reidsville has been diagnosed with the illness.
He may have passed the contagious disease to customers, but no other cases have been reported.
North Carolina health officials say anyone who bought food or an iced drink at the fast food restaurant between May 28 and May 30 should get a precautionary vaccine against the virus.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Diners at the restaurant prior to May 28th may also have been exposed, but shots are not available for those people because the vaccine is good only within 14 days of exposure.
Food served after May 30th was safe because the employee hasn't worked at the restaurant since then.

[L'burg-Murder]


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A murder in Lynchburg last night appears to be drug related.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


That's the word from investigators trying to figure out who beat to death 28-year-old Ronald L. Brooks Junior Tuesday night.
Brooks was found lying in the road in the 100 block of Jackson Street, bleeding from a head wound.
Police say there were several witnesses but no one has come forward yet.
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[SOT 9:35:50]
[IN Q=There were a]

((LT. MIKE STALEY/LYNCHBURG POLICE: THERE WERE A NUMBER OF FOLKS UP THERE IN THAT AREA AND AT THIS POINT WE'RE STILL TRACKING LEADS. AND WE'RE JUST ENCOURAGING FOLKS IN THE PUBLIC THERE, WE KNOW THAT THERE WAS A NUMBER OF FOLKS UP THERE AND WE NEED SOMEBODY TO STEP UP AND NAME SOME INDIVIDUALS THAT WERE PRESENT AT THE SCENE.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Mike Staley/Lynchburg Police Department]
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[OUT Q=present at the scene.]
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[VO-NAT]


Staley says it appears Brooks was killed during a drug deal gone bad.
The neighborhood has a reputation as an open-air drug market.
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[Loan-scam]


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A scam originating in Canada is causing problems for people here in Southwest Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Toni Reynolds of Roanoke is one of the victims..
Reynolds saw a newspaper ad from a company calling itself the "Vista and Parks Financial Group."
It claimed to offer loans regardless of the customers' credit rating..
Reynolds sent the company a 500 dollar deposit, but now she can't get in contact with the company and no one will return her phone calls.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=13:00]

((TONI REYNOLDS/VICTIM OF SCAM; THAT TAKES AWAY NOT ONLY FROM ME BUT IT TAKES AWAY FROM MY FAMILY, KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING... SO THAT'S THE ONLY THING I FEEL RIGHT NOW IS ANGER ... JULIE WHEELER/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU; IT REALLY IS IMPORTANT THAT CONSUMERS ARE EDUCATED TO NOT FALL FOR THESE THINGS BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY LITTLE OPERATIONS THAT THEY CAN'T ALL BE SHUT DOWN))
[SUPER=01-Toni Reynolds/Victim of Scam; :00]
[SUPER=01-Julie Wheeler/Better Business Bureau; :08]
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[OUT Q= "can't all be shut down"]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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U-S and Canadian authorities announced a plan aimed at shutting down cross-border scam operations earlier this week.

[Meade]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A nurse in the county jail in Tazewell has admitted to fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs. 43-year old Kim Meade got the drugs- -including OxyContin- -by using inmates' names. The U-S Attorney says "the inmates did not receive the drugs." The sheriff fired Meade immediately. She'll be sentenced in August.

[Aerial-Ballet]


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[WRITER=tha]
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Three local women are offering Spiderman a little competition. The trio is part of a Roanoke dance company that's taking dance to new heights. Teresa Hamilton shows us how.
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[SUPER=01-Lisa Thompson/Roanoke Ballet Theatre Dancer; :13]
[SUPER=01-Shaleigh Cornerford/Roanoke Ballet Theatre Dancer; :43]
[SUPER=01-Jenefer Mansfield/Roanoke Ballet Exec. & Artistic Dir.; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Beth Deel/Roanoke Ballet Theatre Dancer; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS7, Roanoke.]
(( What you're witnessing here is called aerial ballet--- a form of dance that combines moves you definitely won't see

on a regular stage.
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[sot 11:45:50]

((LISA THOMPSON/DANCER: IT'S LIKE EXPLORING A DIFFERENT SPACE TO DANCE...YOU USE DIFFERENT MUSCLES YOU HAVE A DIFFERENT FOCUS IT'S LIKE A DIFFERENT DIMENSION.)) [runs13]
[outq = different dimenions.]
The women are part of the Roanoke Ballet Theatre and have been practicing these moves since February---

But they say fear was never a problem... because of the intense training and safety skills they've gained along the way from professional rock climbers.
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[sot 11:49:26]

((SHALEIGH CORNERFORD/DANCER: WE WERE ALL SO AWARE AND SO EXCITED THAT IT WAS NEVER THAT I THINK THAT TOOK PLACE IN OUR HEADS...YOU KNOW MORE THAN FEAR PROBABLY BUT I MEAN WE'VE ALL BEEN A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS.)) [runs10]
[out q= little bit nervous.]

The dancers are after all suspended here on the back side of the Center in the Square building in downtown Roanoke... dangling some 75 feet in the air.
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[sot 12:00:53]

((JENEFER MANSFIELD/ROANOKE BALLET THEATRE EXEC./ARISTISTIC DIR.: WE HAD TO DEFINE A WHOLE NEW VOCABULARY OF MOVEMENTS, YOU COULDN'T SORT OF USE STOCK DANCE STEPS YOU HAD TO SEE WHAT POSSIBILITY WERE AND THEN CREATE NEW NAMES FOR THAT MOVEMENTS.)) [runs09]
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[sot]

((BETH DEEL/DANCER: IT'S HARD ON YOUR STOMACH MUSCLES, IT'S LIKE I THINK I'VE BEEN INTRODUCES TO MUSCLES... ALL AT ONE TIME.)) [runs13]
[out q= all at one time.]

The women will put their skills to the test Thursday evening... They'll be performing for a group of donors to Center in the Square. The public will have a chance to catch their act-- in August. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Police may be making some progress in the search for a missing Utah girl.
We'll have the latest when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


It's already 60-feet deep... and now there's fear this sinkhole may swallow up an apartment building.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=..in sports"]
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
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It could be a break in the case of a 14 year old missing girl.
Today police identified a man they want to talk to in the case- but they stopped short of calling the man a suspect.
Jennifer Jones reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Fred Louis/Salt Lake City Police Department; :19]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Miller/Milkman; :23]
[SUPER=01-David Franken/Elizabeth's Uncle; 1:10]
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((A WEEK AFTER ELIZABETH SMART WAS KIDNAPPED AT GUNPOINT. .. INVESTIGATORS ARE SEARCHING FOR THIS MAN... 26 YEAR OLD BRET MICHAEL EDMUNDS. A MAN POLICE DESCRIBE AS A TRANSIENT, WHO MOVED AROUND THE SALT LAKE CITY AREA - AND WAS SEEN IN ELIZABETH'S NEIGHBORHOOD.
SOT: Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Fred Louis.

"We just wanna question him - we're not saying he's a suspect in the case." THIS NEIGHBORHOOD MILKMAN TOLD POLICE HE SAW EDMUND'S CAR IN THE AREA - TWO DAYS BEFORE THE KIDNAPPING. .. AND IT SEEMED SUSPICIOUS.
SOT: Charlie Miller/Milkman

"I started taking stuff down, description of the car, and the license plate number." POLICE SAY EDMUNDS HAS A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE AGAINST POLICE OFFICERS.
SOT: Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Fred Louis.

"We consider him dangerous." INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE EDMUNDS MAY BE LIVING IN HIS GREEN SATURN CAR. IT BEARS A UTAH LICENSE PLATE. AND THAT HE COULD STILL BE IN THE VICINITY OF THIS UPSCALE SALT LAKE CITY NEIGHBORHOOD.
(nats..helicopter)

POLICE AND VOLUNTEER' IN HELICOPTERS TOOK TO THE SKIES AGAIN OVER THE CITY. AND THE HUNT CONTINUES ON THE GROUND -- THE COMMUNITY , BLANKETED WITH ELIZABETH'S PICTURE.
SOT - DAVID FRANKEN/ELIZABETH'S UNCLE - 13:12:45

"Until Elizabeth is found - home safe with brothers and sisters - we're gonna continue the search, do everything we can to bring her home."
(STANDUP)

the search for smart has covered over 60 square miles, but so far no signs of the 14 year old girl. Authorities have also interviewed hundreds, including her younger sister who witnessed the kidnapping. JJ CBS NEWS SLC))

[CO-Fires]


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Many Colorado residents will not be sleeping in the comfort of their own beds tonight.
Hundreds of families are forced to leave their homes because of the raging wildfires moving toward the outskirts of Denver.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Denver, CO]

The blaze is the largest in the state's history - extending over 87-thousand acres. Over 500 firefighters are working the blaze, but it remains out of control - making it too dangerous to put them on the front lines.
The flames are fast approaching the Denver suburbs, and many residents must deal with the fact that by tomorrow - they may be without a home.
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[SOT 14:09:02]
[IN Q=It's pretty scary right..]

((IT'S PRETTY SCARY RIGHT NOW, PRETTY CLOSE, JUST A FEW MILES I GUESS. I GOT EVERYTHING READY EXCEPT FOR THE DOGS."))
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[OUT Q=except for the dogs.]
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[VO-NAT]

It's believed the blaze was sparked by an illegal campfire.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Residents-Search]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE ]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Glenwood Springs, CO]

Meanwhile, at least 21-families have ALREADY lost their homes in the fires, and are now searching the debris for what's left of their belongings.
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[SOT: 14:06:57]
[IN Q=A dolphin...It was]
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[OUT Q=did find my cat.]
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[VO-NAT]

The fire is burning quickly and is within 30- miles of the city.
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[FL-Sinkhole]


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It's called a sinkhole- but it looks more like a crater-
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[VO-NAT 13.5]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL]


Check it out. This sinkhole is six stories deep- It's already swallowed two trees and a trail- It is 60 feet deep and 50 feet wide- and it is dangerously close to an apartment building- where people are now packing up and leaving.
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[SOT 1:35]
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((IT'S CRAZY I JUST RENEWED MY LEASE.. THIS WILL BE MY SECOND YEAR HERE NOW. WHERE AS IF I COULD HAVE MOVED OUT- WE ONLY HAVE THIRTY MINUTES BEFORE THEY TURN OFF THE LIGHTS AND THE WATER AND EVERYTHING SO.))
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[OUT Q=LIGHTS AND THE WATER SO.]
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[VO-NAT 13 plus pad]


The sinkhole is in the Pine Hills section on Orlando's west side.
Sinkholes occur when sand beneath the surface begins to erode and falls into underlying limestone cavities- causing the top layer to collapse.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7, we'll hear from an area college student who got a first-hand history lesson celebrating the Queen's Golden Jubilee.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus these seals are in training... but not for a side show. They're training to save lives.
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[Commercial]

[Bishops-Conference]


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Roman Catholic Bishops are in Dallas where they'll try to figure out a sexual abuse policy- for priests.
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[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX]


The U-S conference of Bishops formally gets underway tomorrow- but leaders are already behind closed doors tonight for the first of several meetings.
They're discussing amendments to the sex abuse policy that will be approved during the three day conference.
The amendment may include possible changes to the controversial "two strikes you're out" policy for Priests guilty of past abuses. Some Bishops want zero tolerance for past and current abuses.
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((BISHOP JOSEPH CHARRON/DES MOINES DIOCESE: THE BASIC QUESTION I WOULD HAVE IS THERE ANY RISK IN THIS PRIEST CONTINUING IN MINISTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Bishop Joseph Charron/Des Moines Diocese]
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[OUT Q=continuing in ministsry.]
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[VO-NAT09plus pad]


Dallas police are at the hotel with officers on horse back, and on foot, to keep a watch over an area where up to 500 demonstrators are expected to gather.
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[Queen-Jubilee]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kar]
[TAPE#=502-10 TC09:26]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A student from Roanoke College traveled to England in celebration of the Queen's Jubilee.
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[VO-NAT]


Andy (Mo-zur) Moser has been interested in the royal family since he's been seven.
[SUPER=03-London, England]


Now, at 19, Andy has experienced the festivities surrounding The Queen's 50th year on the throne.
He saw the Queen herself, along with Princes William and Harry ....and attended events during the Queen's four day celebration.
His favorite event, was the concert... at which Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney and others performed.
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[SOT-1:45:15]
[IN Q=they had the]

((ANDY MOSER - THEY HAD THE POP CONCERT, WHICH PAUL MCCARTNEY WAS AT AND ELTON JOHN.....SO THEY BELIEVE THERE WAS ABOUT ONE MILLION PEOPLE AT THAT ONE CONCERT.))
[SUPER=01-Andy Moser]
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[OUT Q=that one concert]
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[VO-NAT]


As a History major... Andy says the experience will come in handy when he teaches at a collegiate level someday.

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[S-Extra]


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The Avalanche's final home game of the first half of the season, Michael Vick talks about his second season and an update on the upgrades to Lane Stadium
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yokohama, Japan; :00]

But first our extra point. The World Cup continued play today with another powerful team heading home.
Argentina was eliminated today by Sweden in a 1-to-1 tie. The Swedes held onto the tie to advance to the second round and send Argentina home with it's worst showing in the World Cup in four decades.
England, Spain, and Paraguay have clinched second round berths.
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[OUT Q=....last score."]
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-122 16:21]
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The Avalanche wrapped up a three game homestand last night against Kinston.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]


To Salem Memorial Stadium we go and a perfect night for a game, bad night for Salem hitters.
In the top of the first, Kinston's Alex Requena pops one to right field but Greg Catalonotte is there to make the nice grab.
[SUPER=37-Kinston/2/Salem/0;]


But the Indians would need only two runs. In the top of the eighth, Kinston shortstop Hector Luna hit the ball at Justin Lincoln at third, the throw is not in time and Henry Picardo scores, Kinston wins it 2-zip.
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[S-Pitch]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-123 11:30]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]

The Avalanche pitching staff has experienced growing pains this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


This unit is ranked fifth in the Carolina league but the starting five are going much deeper into games of late, lasting on average nearly six innings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stu Cole/Avalanche Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=about their business."]
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[S-MLB]


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[WRITER=sma]
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To the majors and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees in New York 9-to-5 in one of four major league matinees.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/YES; :00]


Steve Finley homered twice and drove in five runs. Finley had three hits on the day and scored often to lead the D-backs to the win. His homer in the top of the fifth made it 6-1 Arizona.
[SUPER=35-Arizona/9/New York/5;]


The Yankees Shane Spencer clocked a three run homer of his own in the bottom of the seventh to close the gap to 6-5. But The Diamondbacks score three more, two of them from Finley for the 4 run win.
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[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-120 1:47:47]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]


The vacation is over for former Virginia Tech star Michael Vick. With veteran quarterback Chris Chandler gone, the power and pressure that comes with being a starting NFL signal caller is on Vicks shoulders. The former number one draft pick is in mini camp with the Atlanta Falcons this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]


Vick looked smooth in practice drills at camp in Atlanta. The Falcons were 7 and 9 last season and their offense ranked 15th in the league. The difference from Vick's first year to his second is drastic.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Falcons Number One Quarterback; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=....winning everyday"]
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[S-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-124 TC810]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


Vick's alma mater and its stadium are in the final stages of a top grade facelift. Travis Wells explains how Virginia Tech football fans are in for a pleasant suprise when they venture into Lane Stadium, Worsham Field against Arkansas State.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio..]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :18]
[SUPER=01-Russ Whitenack/Virginia Tech Athletic Department; :25]
[SUPER=@Travis1; :58]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]
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((With the arrival of Marcus Vick in Blacksburg and a home schedule that includes dates with SEC champ LSU and MAC power Marshall, Hokie fans have plenty to be excited about this fall, including the eleven thousand seat addition in the south endzone. Nats :"We're going upstairs." The towering structure has risen quickly, similar to the Hokies program in recent years.
Russ Whitenack:
The seating capacity will increase to nearly 65 thousand, thanks in large part to 15 luxury suites designed specifically with the fans in mind.
Russ:
Travis: Not only will the new addition enhance the Lane Stadium experience for the fans, but also for the players as they take the turf here at Worsham field.
Russ:
The construction is slightly ahead of schedule and should be complete by the first week in August. In Blacksburg, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))

[S-Nascar]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mdo]
[TAPE#=SP-118 1:43:13]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


NASCAR is allowing the Pontiac Grand Prix's body to change for the first time in a couple of seasons.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASCAR; :00]


Pontiac teams will now be allowed to increase their front air dams by one half inch extending them to more than one inch forward of the bumper. The Pontiac teams will also be allowed an increase in the height of the rear spoiler to a quarter of an inch. The new spoiler height will not apply to Daytona and Talladega. The changes begin this weekend at Michigan.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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The 102nd U.S. Open begins later this morning on the longest course in Open history.
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The Black Course is 1 yard longer than Congressional in 1997. The 12th hole is 499 yards, the longest par 4 in U.S. Open history. No. 10, at 492 yards, will be the second-longest par 4 in Open history. Tiger Woods will try to become the first player since Jack Nicklaus in 1972 to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year, but he knows he has his work cut out for him.
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[Seals]


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Seals are in Training in the water- but these are not Navy seals we're talking about-
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This time the seals are for real-
Fila and three other grey seals are in training to do sea rescues and recovery operations at a Marine Biology Academy in Russia.
The seals can dive as deep as 14-hundred feet . Humans can only dive approximately 200 feet with standard equipment,
And the seals can swim fast too.
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This training isn't new though- it's actually an old program that's been revived now that it has its funding back.

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