[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

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[VO-NAT]

The Rockbridge County forest fire picks up speed-- Coming up on NEWS 7at six... an aerial view of the smoke and flames keeping crews busy on the ground and in the skies.

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[anchor=Teresa]

Plus, the story of a father and son who're teaming up on the front lines of the fire this Father's Day.


[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Just ahead in sports, the U-S Open is a not a one horse show after all, Matt Kenseth shows the way at Michigan, and
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[VO-NAT]


we'll let you know what Chris Sanders has in common with former Virginia Cavalier Byron Thweatt.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


It turned out to be another windy day across the region. A few areas seeing some light showers this afternoon. But it looks like the upcoming work week is very pleasant. I'll have your forecast coming up. [Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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[SOT 42:06]
[IN Q=Fire acitivity has picked]

((FRANK BEUM/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: FIRE ACTIVITY HAS PICKED UP QUITE A BIT. HUMIDITES HAVE DROPPED, WINDS HAVE PICKED UP SO THE FIRE IS QUITE A BIT MORE ACTIVE.))
[RUNS=: ]
[OUT Q=]
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[VO-NAT]


The forest fire in Rockbridge County doubles in size in less than 24 hours.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Rockbridge-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC-1:50:58]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 6]


The fire in the James River Face Wilderness has grown from 500 acres to more than a thousand acres.
A lightning strike in the Devil's Marbleyard started the fire nearly two weeks ago.
And as Justin McLeod discovered it could take several more weeks to completely put the fire out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gary Freeman/Helicopter Pilot; :25]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beum/U.S. Forest Service; :44 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-William Gordon/Firefighter; :58 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Gary Bowman/Homeowner; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Rockbridge County]

((((NAT SOUND OF FIRE FROM FILE TAPE;))
It is an impressive fire whether you're up close or from a distance.
But to understand the magnitude of this fire, you need to head to the skies.
[SOT 2:10]
[IN Q=We're pretty much]

((SOLIM GARCIA/HELICOPTER PILOT: WE'RE PRETTY MUCH THEIR EYES IN THE SKY.))
[Runs= 02]
[OUT Q=in the sky]

((NAT SOUND OF HELICOPTER TAKING OFF))
Four helicopters are constantly working this fire.
Some drop water on the flames, others have a more important role.
[SOT 1:00]
[IN Q=We get an aerial]

((GARY FREEMAN/HELICOPTER PILOT: WE GET AN AERIAL VIEW, WE GET THE WHOLE PICTURE. ON THE GROUND THEY ARE JUST SEEING ONE SMALL PIECE AND WE CAN DIRECT THEM.))
[Runs= 09]
[OUT Q=direct them]


On the ground there are nearly two hundred firefighters from all over the country.
Not only do they have trouble seeing the fire, they sometimes find it difficult just to get to the flames.
[SOT 43:27]
[IN Q=A lot of those guys]

((FRANK BEUM/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: A LOT OF THOSE GUYS HAVE BEEN HIKING TWO OR THREE HOURS JUST TO GET TO WHERE THEY NEED TO BE BEFORE THEY START BUILDING THE LINE.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=building the line]


Mother nature is providing very little help.
High winds and low humidity are making a difficult fire that much more difficult to extinguish.
[SOT 41:55; 48:35]
[IN Q=It'd be nice]

((WILLIAM GORDON/FIREFIGHTER: IT'D BE NICE ABOUT 2 TO 3 WEEKS OF STRAIGHT RAIN WOULD BE REALLY NICE TO HELP US OUT.))

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THIS FIRE HAS BEEN BURNING FOR NEARLY TWO WEEKS NOW. IT IS A FIRE CREWS HOPE TO GET COMPLETELY CONTAINED BY WEDNESDAY. AND WHEN IT IS ALL SAID AND DONE MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND ACRES WILL HAVE GONE UP IN FLAMES.))
[Runs= 15]
[OUT Q=up in flames]

((NAT SOUND OF SOMETHING))
It could be weeks before the fire is completly under control.
Two nearby homes remain threatened by the fire, but a bulldozed fire line is expected to keep them safe.
[SOT 36:13]
[IN Q=I was nervous]

((GARY BOWMAN/HOMEOWNER: I WAS NERVOUS EARLIER IN THE WEEK BUT THIS WEEKEND HASN'T BEEN TOO BAD AND TALKING TO THEM THEY'RE REASSURED ME EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE FINE.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=to be fine]


But it won't be competely fine until much needed rain arrives to alleviate the fire danger for good.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Rockbridge County.))


[Carvins-Cove]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC-1:12:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Roanoke's main water supply could also use a lot of rain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove]


Carvin's Cove is currently 25 point 2 feet below the spillway.
The water level is dropping nearly a tenth of a foot a day.
City officials say mandatory water restrictions will most likely kick in within the next seven to ten days.
That will prohibit all outdoor watering in the city of Roanoke.
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[SOT 14:18]
[IN Q=We have the ability]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO ISSUE FINES IF WE HAVE TO BUT SO FAR WE HAVEN'T. EVERYBODY HAS BEEN COOPERATIVE AND MOST OF THE TIME ITS PEOPLE NOT REALIZING THE REQUIREMENTS THAT WE'RE ASKING FOR.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Director of Utilities]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=we're asking for]
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[VO-NAT]


Residents in Roanoke are already helping to conserve.
McEvoy says city residents are using a million gallons less in water than they did this past winter.
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[Bryant]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 Pm]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC-1:26:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Virginia's most powerful position remains up for grabs now that Vance Wilkins has stepped down.
And one area lawmaker is ready to throw his support behind who he thinks should be the next speaker.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Lynchburg Delegate Preston Bryant says he would support Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith to become the next Speaker of Virginia's House of Delegates.
Bryant says Griffith would be right for the Republican Party and southwest and southside Virginia.
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[SOT 1:06:46]
[IN Q=I think its important]

((PRESTON BRYANT: I THINK ITS IMPORTANT POST IN THIS PART OF THE STATE BECAUSE WE ARE INCREASINGLY AT THE WHIMS OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, METRO RICHMOND, AND TIDEWATER. THERE IS STRENGTH IN NUMBERS. WE DO HAVE A DWINDLING POPULATION THAT MEANS WE HAVE A DWINDLING REPRESENTATION IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE SO ITS TO OUR ADVANTAGE TO KEEP POWERFUL POSTS IN THIS PART OF THE STATE.))
[SUPER=@bryant]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=of the state]
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[ANCHOR=TERESA]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Delegate Lacey Putney of Bedford is interim speaker until the full House selects a permanent replacement.


[81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC-11:28]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

An accident on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County sent one woman to the hospital, and gave two children a few bumps and scrapes.
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[VO-NAT - :15]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; ]

The wreck happened in the southbound lanes near mile marker 154 around nine this morning. Police say the driver of a pickup truck was towing a new camper trailer for the first time, and was changing lanes when the camper flipped.
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[SOT - 30:32]
[IN Q=The driver indicated...]

((MIKE BRADLEY/VA STATE POLICE; THE DRIVER INDICATED HE MOVED TO THE LEFT LANE, THE TRAILER STARTED FISHTAILING, AND HE LOST IT AND OVERTURNED. HIS WIFE WAS INJURED ALONG WITH TWO SMALL CHILDREN, THE REST OF THE FAMILY WAS NO INJURIES.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Bradley/VA State Police; ]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=was no injuries.]
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[VO-NAT - :06+]

The trailer and the truck were destroyed. There is no word on the condition of the woman who was injured.
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[Pipeline]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC-56:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A series of public hearing wrapped up last week regarding a proposed pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./Tuesday;]

The Federal Emergency Regulatory Commission held meetings in Henry and Montgomery counties... as well as West Virginia and North Carolina. Dominion Transmissions says there's a need for the 271 miles of pipeline but is being met by resistance.
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[SOT 00:59:57 09:31:55]
[IN Q=WE'VE HAD ]

((WE'VE HAD GREAT INTEREST FROM GAS MARKETERS FROM INDUSTRIAL USERS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROUPS AND FOR POWER GENERATORS TO GET GAS DOWN IN THIS PART OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.)) ((I JUST DON'T FEEL LIKE IT'S SAFE, THAT PLUS THE FACT THAT WE GET NOTHING OUT OF IT, HENRY COUNTY REALLY IS NOT GETTING ANYTHING OUT OF THIS PIPELINE GOING ACROSS US.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Fulton/Dominion Spokesman; :00]
[super=01-Joe Keen/Pipeline Opponent; :10]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=ACROSS US.]
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=none]

Dominion plans to submit a formal application of need next month.

[Faith-Works]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC-2:00:30]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

A faith based organization is working to improve the quality of life in the Roanoke Valley. The group is called "Faith Works" and is comprised of church members from local congregations.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday;]

On Monday-- the group helped organize a meeting at Calvary Baptist church between residents who live in downtown Roanoke and city leaders. Residents and church members want Roanoke to increase the number of officers who patrol the old southwest section of the city. During the meeting-- Roanoke's police chief agreed to commit more officers to the neighborhood. Members of the group say they're optimistic and look forward to helping other communities.
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[SOT 00:05:02 00:01:37]
[IN Q=We try ]
[SUPER=01-Ray Higgins/"Faith Works" Executive Dir.; :00]
[SUPER=01-David R. Miller/"Faith Works" Board President; :15]

((RAY HIGGINS: WE TRY TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS IN NEIGHBORHOODS AND IN CONGREGATIONS OS THAT THEY C AN HONESTLY HAVE ACCESS TO POWER OVER ISSUES THAT ARE IMPORTANT IN THEIR LIVES, THESE ARE FAMILIES, AND CONGREGATIONS IN NEIGHBORHOODS THAT ARE TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF VERY COMPLICATED PROBLEMS.)) ((DAVID MILLER: WE'RE CONVINCED THAT IF WE TALK TO PEOPLE AND ALSO BRING OUR FAITH AND OUR CORE VALUES TO BEAR AND ALLOW THEM TO TALK ABOUT WHAT'S IMPORTANT TO THEM AND KIND OF REPRESENT THEIR EXPERIENCES THEY'VE HAD IN LIFE, THE PAIN THEY EXPERIENCE IN THE STREETS IN THEIR WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT ISSUES WILL SURFACE OUT OF THAT.))
[RUNS=34]
[OUT Q=surface out of that.]
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[VO-NAT]

20- different congregations are part of the "Faith Works" organization.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still ahead on News 7 at 6, most people take their dads to dinner, or make a phone call on Father's Day...
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[VO-NAT]

but rarely do fathers and their children share an experience like this pair, who are on the front lines battling forest fires. The story coming up in just a few minutes, but first let's check in with Brent Watts in the WeatherCenter.
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[Fathers-Day]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-14 tc 1:35:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Father's Day is a time to share memories, and make some new ones. Today, a father and son combination are on the front lines fighting the forest fire in Rockbridge County... Richard Lesko has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's anything but]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Collin Stoddard; :07]
[SUPER=07-John Stoddard; :42]
[SUPER=@Richard2; 1:44]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=RL, N7, Rockbridge Co.;]

(( It's anything but your average summer job. Fighting fires in National Forest land.
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[SOT - 18:47:14]
[INQ=I've been lifeguarding...]

((COLLIN STODDARD; I'VE BEEN LIFEGUARDING AT KINGS DOMINION FOR THE PAST FEW YEARS, AND I'M STILL THERE NOW, JUST TAKING A LITTLE BREAK, BUT IT'S A MAJOR CHANGE.))
[RUNS= 9]
[OUTQ=but it's a major change.]

A few weeks ago, Collin Stoddard was hitting the books at V-C-U. Now he's with his dad, John, fighting forest fires in Rockbridge County, hundreds of miles away from their home in Fredricksburg. John has been doing this for about three years now, while Collin is just getting his feet wet. Fighting wildfires together has been a unique experience for the pair, and allowed them to spend Father's Day learning a little more about each other.
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[SOT - 18:49:30]
[INQ=It's an opportunity..]

((JOHN STODDARD; IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE HIM GROW AND CERTAINLY TO GET A LITTLE HARD WORK GOING ON. IT'S JUST THAT QUALITY TIME WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND TOGETHER SOMETHING THAT'S A LIFE EXPERIENCE THAT MOST FATHER AND SONS WON'T HAVE.))
[RUNS= 18]
[OUTQ=and sons won't have.]

Both of the Stoddards say they have learned more about each other, but also about the brotherhood and comraderie shared by forest service workers.
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[SOT - 18:46:59]
[INQ=I've had a lot of fun...]

((COLLIN STODDARD; I'VE HAD A LOT OF FUN OUT HERE SO FAR, EVERYONE I'VE MET HAS BEEN INTERESTING. WE'VE DONE SOME HARD WORK, BUT IT'S ALL PAID OFF I THINK.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUTQ=paid off, I think.]

The Stoddards could be back out on the lines in a few years, exept as a trio instead of a pair.
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[SOT - 18:47:58]
[INQ=We'll just miss one...]

((JOHN STODDARD; WE'LL JUST MISS ONE OTHER SON, JEREMY. JEREMY'S BACK IN CAROLINE COUNTY WHERE WE COME FROM. WE'LL CERTAINLY MISS HIM, BUT HE'S GOING TO BE GETTING TO THE AGE SOON, SO MAYBE ALL THREE OF US CAN BE OUT ON A FATHER'S DAY COMING UP SOON.))
[RUNS= 17]
[OUTQ=coming up soon.]

The Stoddards wrap up their current 14 day term later this week. After the mandatory two days rest, they could be headed out west to battle fires in Colorado, all the while learning a little more of what teamwork and family are all about. Richard Lesko, News 7, Rockbridge County.))
[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still to come on News 7 at 6, Matt Kenseth takes his third checkered flag of the year with a win at Michigan... Travis Wells will have the highlights.
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[VO-NAT]

also the story of some local volunteers who're laying the foundation for a longtime committment in the fight against cancer.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Next in sports, Tiger tries to close the deal at Bethpage, former Virginia Cavalier, Byron Thweatt gets ready for Titans camp,
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[VO-NAT]


and three's a charm for Matt Kenseth in Michigan.
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[S-Michigan]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-121 TC1857]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]


With a little help in the rules department earlier this week, the Pontiacs figured to be more competitive in today's race at Michigan. But just one Grand Prix started in the top ten in today's Sirius Satellite Radio 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn/MI; :00]


To Michigan we go where the new rules didn't help John Andretti much. He puts the 43 machine into the fence.
Matt Kenseth led with under 10 laps to go but then Elliott Sadler brings out the caution again. The race was red flagged for about 5 minutes and then Kenseth had to hold off a furious rally from Dale Jarrett, but he does get it done. Kenseth leads 7 Fords in the top ten. He picks up his 3rd win of the season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Matt Kenseth/Third Win this Season; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=back here."]
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-124 TC1204]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball]


The Lynchburg Hillcats needed a win today over Kinston and a Wilmington loss to Winston-Salem in order to claim the Northern Division's first half pennant. The Cats did their part beating Kinston 7 to 2 but the Blue Rocks won as well over the Warthogs 9 to 1. That means that Wilmington wins the first half based on head to head competition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/WTBS; :00]


In the majors this afternoon, former Lynchburg Red Sock, Trot Nixon smacked this homer off the Braves Tom Glavine.
It was Nixon's 7th dinger of the season.
Derek Lowe went 7 strong innings for Boston, scattering seven hits and striking out ten. Boston hands the Braves just their second loss in the past twelve games 6 to 1. Now the rest of the afternoon numbers.
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[S-Thweatt]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-119 TC14750]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]


Shannon Taylor's football and cheerleading camp finished up over the weekend at Patrick Henry High School. Several NFL players were on hand for the camp and Taylor's former teammate at Virginia, Byron Thweatt was one of them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Thweatt was undrafted in the NFL, but was signed by Tampa Bay in 2001. He was later released by the Bucs and picked up by the Tennessee Titans. Thweatt is now gearing up for his third season with Jeff Fisher's team.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Byron Thweatt/Titans Linebacker; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=..other packages."]


Working Shannon Taylor's camp isn't the only connection Thweatt has to Roanoke this summer. He has also practiced against Titans reserve quarterback Chris Sanders. Sanders was the Roanoke Steam quarterback until Tennessee picked him up in May.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]



[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=he's a good guy."]
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[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Golf]


The final round of the U-S Open is winding down and Tiger Woods is trying to maintain his cushion at Bethpage Black. Woods stumbled out of the gate making bogey on the first two holes. That allowed Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia to hang around and right now the leaders are thru 10 holes. Play has been suspended due to weather. Tiger leads by 3 shots.
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[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-110 TC20051]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Sports]


We finish up at the World Cup where the U-S will take the field again tomorrow against Mexico with a berth in the quarterfinals on the line.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Korea/ESPN; :00]


It was a wild afternoon today in South Korea as Senegal continued its amazing run by beating Sweden 2-1 in overtime. Henri Camara tallied the winning goal in the 104th minute.
In the only other match today, Spain knocked off Ireland on penalty kicks.
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[Habitat-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=Profile#5 TC-1:38:38]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profile]

[*****ANCHOR TAG******] Builders have put a personal touch to the most recent Habitat for Humanity house. Justin McLeod has more.
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[SOT 10:12]
[IN Q=Nat sound of sawing, showing Frances smiling]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frances Burrell/Future Homeowner; :09]
[SUPER=01-Jadonna Bandy/Cancer Survivor; :28]
[SUPER=01-Greg Sharp/Carilion; :53]
[SUPER=@Justin1; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Karen Mason/Habitat for Humanity; 1:30]
[RUNS=2:08]
[OUT Q=standard]


((((NAT SOUND OF FRANCES AND SAWING; 10:12))
Frances Burrell is all smiles these days.
She's about to move into her dream home.
[SOT :20]
[IN Q=This house being]

((FRANCES BURRELL/FUTURE HOMEOWNER: THIS HOUSE BEING BUILT FOR MY SON AND ME MEANS THE WORLD TO ME.))
[Runs= 03]
[OUT Q=world to me]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF SAWING; 15:04))
It is a world made possible thanks to Habitat for Humanity.
It is a charity that constructs homes for low income families.
More than a hundred homes have been built here in the Roanoke Valley so far and the latest one is special, it is in honor of cancer survivors.
[SOT 1:12]
[IN Q=I think its wonderful]

((JADONNA BANDY/CANCER SURVIVOR: I THINK ITS WONDERFUL THING THAT THEY'RE BUILDING A HOUSE IN HONOR OF THE CANCER SURVIVORS. I'M ONE MYSELF, I'VE BEEN A YEAR CANCER FREE AND I THINK ITS A LOVELY THING.))
[Runs= 10]
[OUT Q=a lovely thing]

((NAT SOUND OF HAMMERING; 6:45))
Carilion is sponsoring the cancer house.
They provide the volunteers who work twice a week building the house located here on Staunton Avenue in Roanoke. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF MEASURING TAPE; 14:34))
Many of the workers measure up to the job because of the life experiences they bring to it.
[SOT 5:02; 13:23]
[IN Q=My mother is a cancer]

((GREG SHARP/CARILION: MY MOTHER IS A CANCER SURVIVOR AND BACK IN FEBRUARY HER TWIN SISTER LOST HER LIFE TO CANCER SO I FEEL A VERY MUCH A PART OF THIS PROJECT BECAUSE OF THEM AND DOING IT IN THEIR HONOR.)) ((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: LONG AFTER THE VOLUNTEERS ARE GONE AND FRANCES MOVES INTO HER HOME THE MEMORIES OF THOSE WHO HAVE SURVIVED EVEN PASSED ON FROM CANCER WILL BE ETCHED IN STONE HERE AT THE HOUSE. OVER THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS, PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO COME BY AND PUT UP PERSONAL MESSAGES HERE ON THE WALL BEFORE THE SIDING IS PUT UP.))
[Runs= :31]
[OUT Q=siding is put up]

((NAT SOUND OF SOME OF THE NAMES; 7:58))
They are names and messages that total more than a hundred so far.
[SOT 3:31]
[IN Q=We've invited folks]

((KAREN MASON/HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: WE'VE INVITED FOLKS FROM THE COMMUNITY. WE'VE HAD CANCER SURVIVOR GROUPS COME OUT AND SUPPORT GROUPS THAT HAVE COME OUT TO HELP BUILD THIS HOUSE AND TO LEAVE THOSE MESSAGES ON THE SIDE OF THE HOUSE.))

[Runs= 11]
[OUT Q=of the house]


The homeowner also plans to honor cancer victims in her own way.
She's currently studying to become a nurse.
[SOT 17:11]
[IN Q=I've always wanted]

((FRANCES BURRELL/HOMEOWNER: I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A NURSE AS A LITTLE GIRL CARING FOR FATHERS AND COMING IN WITH A CHEERY SMILE AND A POSITIVE ATTITUDE THINKING I CAN FIX THE WORLD AND NOW MAYBE I MIGHT JUST GET THAT CHANCE.))
[Runs = 12]
[OUT Q=get that chance]


It is a chance made easier thanks to people she now knows and people she's never met. (SHOT OF WALL WITH NAMES) (--------------) Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))