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Coming up on News 7-
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Mandatory water restrictions kick in tomorrow for Roanokers.
Blood levels also low- so low that an emergency appeals been made.
Plus a plane helping to fight fires explodes and crashes-
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[Talent=Jean]


And the long Island Lolita lands a job.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SOT 22:59:0]
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((IT'S NOT A PLEASANT THING FOR ME TO REPORT THAT WE MUST GO TO MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS BUT I THINK WE ALL REALIZE THAT THIS DAY WAS COMING.))
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[OUT Q=day was coming.]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke city leaders say mandatory water restrictions will kick in tomorrow.
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[anchor =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[Water-Restrictions]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC1:27:21]
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Mandatory restrictions start when Carvins Cove reaches 26 feet below the spillway. Tonight-- the water level is registering just one tenth of a foot away. [***WATER RESTRICTIONS GRAPHIC***]
[TOSS ACROSS=Jean & Teresa/Pulpit]

Teresa Hamilton is here now with more on what city residents can expect. Jean, today's announcement is not a surprise...
[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Puplpit]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]

after all the city has been under partial mandatory restrictions since February. But beginning tomorrow-- Roanoke will be tightening down even more.
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[IN Q=We're asking our ]
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Roanoke Utilities Director; :00]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove; ]
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager; :45]
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[OUT Q=existing resources.]
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[sot 23:06:50]
[in q= We're asking]

((MIKE MCEVOY: WE'RE ASKING OUR CUSTOMERS NOT TO WATER OUTDOORS AND THAT INCLUDES CAR WASHING AND CLEANING ACTIVITIES AND PRESSURE WASHING AND THOSE KINDS OF THINGS.)) [runs12]
[outq = kinds of things]

Beginning tomorrow, homeowners will now have to find an alternate way to water their lawns and gardens, as well.
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[sot 23:07:01]
[in q=We have a well]

((MIKE MCEVOY: WE HAVE A WELL OUT ON WELCOME VALLEY ROAD, A NEW HOPE WATER COMPANY WELL WHERE CITIZENS CAN TAKE CONTAINERS IF THEY'D LIKE TO GET SOME WATER FROM THERE AND WE ALSO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO USE THINGS LIKE RAIN BARRELS OR CAPTURE GRAY WATER FROM THEIR HOUSE.)) [runs10]
[out q= from their house.]

City leaders are also taking other measures to deal with the drought. This week-- the city will begin buying water from Salem and Roanoke county-- Officials expect to purchase around 5 million gallons a day.
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[sot 22:59:55]

((DARLENE BURCHAM: EVEN THOUGH WE ALL KNOW WE WILL COME OUT OF THIS I CAN'T STRESS ENOUGH THAT OUR COMMUNITY AND THIS VALLEY HAS GOT TO LOOK FOR LONG TERMS WATER SOLUTIONS WHILE WE CONTINUE TO WORK ON A REGIONAL AUTHORITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF EXISTING RESOURCES.)) [runs25]
[out q= existing resources.]))
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Pulpit]

Roanoke is familiar with this situation... in 1999 the city also had to deal with mandatory restrictions.
[TOSS ACROSS=Jean & Teresa ]

Jean, the city expects to release more information tomorrow... but for anyone who'd like more information on water saving tips you can log onto Roanoke's webstie at roanoke gov dot com.


[Tanker-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The dry weather has claimed three lives out West... when an air tanker fighting fires crashed- killing the crew.
It was all caught on tape.
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[VO-NAT 20:06:45]
[SUPER=03-Walker, CA;]


The plane went down near Walker, California after the wings apparently caught fire and separated from the plane...just missing a building. The plane was in the air to help fight a 65-hundred acre fire near the Yosemite National Park. Two remaining air-tankers and eight helicopters that were also fighting the fire have been grounded.
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[CO-Wildfires]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT CBS Evening News]
[SUPER=03-Denver, CO;]


Meanwhile in Colorado a U-S Forest Service officer accused of starting a major wildfire appeared in federal court today. Terry Barton is being held without bond until Thursday when a judge will decide if she'll be released. The 18- year- Forest Service veteran says she accidentally started the fire while burning a letter from her estranged husband.
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[SOT 18:33:08 CBS Evening News]
[IN Q=She should have]

((ALEC BAUM/FIREFIGHTER: SHE SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER. YOU KNOW YOU DON'T START A FIRE OUT HERE WHERE THERE'S NO WATER AND IT'S DRIER THAN A BONE OUT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Alec Baum/Firefighter;]
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[OUT Q=bone out here]
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[VO-NAT]

The fire Barton is accused of starting has burned nearly 103-thousand acres and destroyed 25 homes. [17:27:36]
[SUPER=03-Durango, CO;]

There was more bad news for firefighters in Colorado today when a fire took off scorching 26 thousand acres near Durango. 17-hundred homes have been evacuated and officials say the fire has taken top priority in the state.
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[Rockbridge-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=502-05 35:10]
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A large forest fire burning in Rockbridge County is still not contained..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


Late this afternoon helicopters began dropping water on a portion of the fire spreading above Hells Gate Canyon.
Despite the damage done today the flames are still within the fire lines crews have been laying down since last week..
The fire's already scorched nearly 2-thousand acres, and officials say another 15-hundred could burn before the fire is contained.
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[IN Q=4:21]

((DEANNA AKINS/U. S. FOREST SERVICE; THE FIRE OF COURSE HAS GROWN ON ITS OWN BECAUSE IT IS AN ACTUAL FIRE BUT WHERE THEY WENT AROUND AND DID THE PERIMETER LINES AND BLACKENED THE PART AND IT'S BURNING IN AND IT HAS MADE IT YOU KNOW A LARGER ACREAGE -- BUT NOTHING THAT WE HAVEN'T EXPECTED))
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[OUT Q="that we haven't expected"]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials still say they'll have the fire contained by Wednesday..
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[Belmont]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC57:17]
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A Roanoke neighborhood is doing a lot of celebrating these days.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The southeast section of the city is getting ready for a major facelift and today the religious based group, "Faith Works" held a get together at Belmont Christian Church to thank city leaders. The city has allocated one point three million dollars to revitalize southeast Roanoke... Residents who've lived there for years say the area has a lot to offer.
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[SOT 16:59:17]
[IN Q=Everywhere ]

((MAXINE WRIGHT/RESIDENT; EVERYWHERE YOU GO THEY'VE GOT DIFFERENT PROBLEMS, AND I DIDN'T SEE ANYTHING ANY WORSE HERE IN SOUTHEAST. THEY KIND OF HID THEIRS AND WE TELL WHAT GOES ON HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Maxine Wright/Resident; ]
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[OUT Q=what goes on here.]
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[VO-NAT]

Officials with "Faith Works" say the southeast section of Roanoke is largely low income and has the second highest morbidity rate in the valley-- and health insurance is rare.... those are all things the city plans to address in improving the area's quality of life.
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[Outdoor-Dining]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It'll be a little more affordable for restaurants to offer outdoor dining on Roanoke's city market.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The original plan was to charge restaurant owners six dollars and fifty cents per square foot of sidewalk space -- where tables and chairs could be set up for a year.
Roanoke City Council cut that in half today- in hopes of jump starting outdoor dining.
Two restaurants are expected to apply for outdoor dining permits tomorrow.
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[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
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Roanoke City Council said goodbye to two of its members today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


At their last meeting, Councilmen Alvin Hudson and Bill White were praised for their many years of public service.
Hudson served one term on City Council. Before that he spent 20 years as Sheriff of Roanoke and acted as president of the State Sheriff's association.
Before White was elected to three consecutive council terms, he served on Roanoke's School board. He runs his own accounting firm in the city.
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[SOT]

((ALVIN HUDSON/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMAN: BUT I DO APPRECIATE THIS AND THE SO MANY FINE PEOPLE THAT WORK IN GOVERNMENT.))
[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT] ((BILL WHITE/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMAN: I DIDN'T HAVE A LOT OF EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE ONLY THING I COULD TELL THEM HOW I WOULD HANDLE A SITUATION, BUT AS I END I WOULD LIKE TO THINK I WAS STRAIGHT FORWARD AND HONEST.))
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Rupert Cutler and Alfred Dowe will replace Hudson and White next month.
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[Lindh]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A federal judge today refused to drop charges against the so Called American Taliban- and ordered him to be tried in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT 15.5]


His lawyers argued he can not get a fair trial in the United States and it would not be fair to try him in the same district as the Pentagon-
But prosecutors said jurors in Virginia are as fair as anywhere and the court has handled other high profile cases.
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((JAMES BROSNAHAN/LINDH'S ATTORNEY: IT NOW APPEARS THAT THE LIBERTY OF JOHN LINDH WILL DEPEND ON THE GOOD PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA AND WE WILL GO TO THEM WITH OUR CASE.))
[SUPER=01-James Brosnahan/Lindh's Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=WE WILL GO TO THEM WITH OUR CASE.]
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Lindh's lawyers claim he has constitutional right to associate with the Taliban.
Prosecutors argue he conspired to kill Americans.
Lindh was fighting for the Taliban when U-S forces captured him last year. He's charged with conspiring to murder U-S Nationals.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Her dogs attacked and killed a neighbor... but today a judge threw out her murder conviction.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the American Red Cross issues an emergency plea for blood donations.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Blood-Emergency]


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An emergency appeal is going out today for blood donors. The supply is extremely short- and officials say it's nearing a crisis.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


The Appalachian Regional Blood Services which covers a 43 county area- issued the emergency appeal today-
It takes 300 pints a day to meet hospital needs- Right now the blood bank only has 283 pints- that's less than a one day supply.
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[SOT 17:03:31]
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((BOB LUTJEN/APPALACHIAN REGIONAL BLOOD SERVICES; THE PROBLEM WE'RE SEEING IS VERY FEW DONORS THAT IS CAUSING A CRISIS SITUATION IT'S IMPACTING ON A REGULAR BASIS.))
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[OUT Q=ON A REGULAR BASIS.]
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A Carilion spokesman says no elective surgeries are being put off- but if the blood supply remains this low- it is possible some elective surgeries will be canceled.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE]
To give blood you must be in reasonably good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. [TAKE NEXT PINNACLE]
To find out where to donate call 1-800 Give, Life. The Red Cross will be open extended hours beginning tomorrow.
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[Health-Sciences]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
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The incoming President of Roanoke's College of Health Sciences says the school's not alone in the challenges it faces.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The institution today announced Carol Seaver will take over as its president this fall. Seaver currently serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville. Along with nursing, she holds degrees in education and science. Seaver says the obstacles she thinks the institution will have to overcome won't be unique.
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[IN Q=I think the challenges here are similar...]

((CAROL SEAVER/INCOMING PRESIDENT/COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES: I THINK THE CHALLENGES HERE ARE SIMILAR TO CHALLENGES EVERYWHERE... KEEPING UP WITH ENROLLMENT, KEEPING UP WITH THE QUALITY OF PROGRAMS, BEING ABLE TO GET QUALIFIED FACULTY, ESPECIALLY BEING IN A REGION THAT'S NOT A BIG METROPOLITAN AREA.))
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[OUT Q=about their academic progress.]
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Seaver, who has family in Staunton, will assume full-time duties October first. She'll take over for Harry Nickens who left the post last December to lead the College Foundation.


[Dog-Mauling]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The man convicted in a dog mauling case in California is sentenced to four years in prison...
Meanwhile a victory for his wife today-
As Manuel Gallegus reports a judge today threw out the 2nd degree murder conviction against her.
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[SOT 20:09:55]
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[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :00]
[SUPER=02-Judge James Warren/Superior Court; :45]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Smith; :55]
[SUPER=@Gallegus1; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS.]

((IT IS A VICTORY FOR MARJORIE KNOLLER, THE WOMAN WHOSE DOGS KILLED A NEIGHBOR IN THE HALLWAY OF THEIR SAN FRANCISCO APARTMENT BUILDING LAST YEAR. A JUDGE HAS THROWN OUT THE SECOND DEGREE MURDER CONVICTION AGAINST HER. THE JUDGE RULED THAT KNOLLER LIKELY COULD NOT HAVE KNOWN THAT ON THAT PARTICULAR DAY HER DOGS WOULD KILL SOMEONE. VOICE OF: JUDGE JAMES WARREN, SUPERIOR COURT this does in not in any way diminish the horror of what s happened.. THE MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTIONS AGAINST KNOLLER, AND HER HUSBAND ROBERT NOEL WILL HOLD. DESPITE THE FAVORABLE RULING, JUDGE JAMES WARREN WAS VERY CRITICAL OF KNOLLER AND NOEL. HE SAID THEY ARE LIKELY THE MOST DESPISED COUPLE IN SAN FRANCISCO. AND THAT HE DIDN'T BELIEVE MUCH OF KNOLLER S TESTIMONY. JUDGE JAMES WARREN, SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE Their conduct from the time they got the dogs to the weeks after Diane Whipple's death was despicable. IN THE COURTROOM WAS DIANE WHIPPLE'S PARTNER SHARON SMITH WHO ADDRESSED THE COURT. SHARON SMITH IN THE END, THE JUDGE SENTENCED ROBERT NOEL TO FOUR YEARS IN STATE PRISON THE MAXIMUM TERM FOR INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER. KNOLLER'S SENTENCING IS DELAYED UNTIL SAN FRANCISCO S DISTRICT ATTORNEY DECIDES WHETHER TO RETRY HER FOR SECOND DEGREE MURDER. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS.))

[Floyd-Currency]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
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Floyd County is finding success with its very own local currency...
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;]

Called "Floyd Hours" the blue ink bills are used for the exchange of goods and services. The idea is to keep people spending locally by using a barter system. The money has been circulating for about 6-months. At least 35-businesses and individuals accept "hours." They're listed in a directory so people know where to use the currency.
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[SOT 40:05:05]
[IN Q=the hours]

((TARA NEITZEY/BLUE NOVA COMPUTING; THE HOURS COME IN WHERE I CAN DO SOMETHING FOR YOU BUT THEN I CAN TAKE THIS HOUR AND INSTEAD OF YOU DOING SOMETHING FOR ME I CAN GO AND GET MY CAR FIXED.))
[SUPER=01-Tara Neitzey/Blue Nova Computing;]
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[OUT Q=MY CAR FIXED.]
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[VO-NAT]

The hours are often used in combination with regular money. One hour is equal to 10-dollars while another bill known as a quarter hour is worth 2.50. It took a non-profit group about 2-years to get the bills up and running. The idea for "hours" came from Ithaca, New York where local currency is a huge success.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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She made headlines... now she'll be writing them.
More on Amy Fisher's new job when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, find out why a Roanoke County vineyard is the toast of the Commonwealth.
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[Commercial]

[Fisher]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The ``Long Island Lolita'' is going to be a columnist.
Amy Fisher has been hired by a Long Island newspaper.
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[VO-Nat 8:05:20]
[Super=04-File Tape;]


Fisher made headlines in 1992 when the teen-ager shot and wounded the wife of her lover, Joey Buttafuoco.
Fisher spent seven years in prison.
The editor-in-chief of The New Island Ear says Fisher is a "natural writer.'' Fisher will write on a wide range of topics -- from cyber dating to celebrity interviews.
Fisher's account of life after prison will appear in the June 20th edition of the free newspaper, which is available only on Long Island.
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[Orangutan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The deceased was a monkey, but hundreds of people turned out to pay their last respects this weekend.
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[VO-NAT :32 CBS 14:39:00]
[SUPER=03-Bangkok, Thailand;]


Mike was a 17 year old orangutan who lived at a zoo in Bangkok, Thailand.
Zuzu, the female considered Mike's "wife," attended the traditional Buddhist funeral wearing black and cradling the couple's baby.
It is believed Mike died as a result of contaminated food a visitor threw into his cage.
Mike's celebrity-status also grew in part because he successfully mated with several female orangutans, helping to bolster the orangutan population in Southeast Asia.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Lots of sports for you tonight, including Brittany Spears NASCAR movie debut, the Roanoke AAU Hawks gear up for nationals and a visit with former Express defenseman Calvin Elfring,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI; :00]


But first our extra point. The Detroit Red Wings won their 10th Stanley Cup Championship recently. Today, fans packed themselves into Hart Plaza in Detroit to honor them.
The thousands of fans were there to celebrate the Stanley Cup title and to beg the team to strive for another title next year. The parade was the last one for Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman who announced his retirement after the Red Wings clinched the Stanley Cup with a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes. Bowman is one of the best coaches in history having won nine Stanley Cups.
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[S-Appeal]


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[WRITER=sma]
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The appeal has been presented, and now I-R-L president Tony George will decide who won the Indianapolis 500 last month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00]


From the Indianapolis Motor Speedway yesterday, team owners for drivers Helio Castroneves and runner-up Paul Tracy presented witnesses and evidence in support of their drivers at a closed hearing. Both team owners, Barry Green and Roger Penske, left afterwards without saying anything. Barry Green hopes the evidence he presents will give his driver Paul Tracy the victory. Tracy passed Castroneves on the second-to-last lap as an accident occurred. Race officials ruled Tracy's pass came after a yellow caution light and decided Castroneves should be put back in the lead. A ruling is expected in ten to 30 days.
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[S-Spears]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Brittany Spears and NASCAR are making a movie.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :00]


Brittany Spears Productions and NASCAR have signed an agreement to produce a dramatic feature film. The project is in the preliminary writing and development stages. The movie will feature real NASCAR drivers, race teams and real competition. The movie will tell the story of the daughter of a successful modern day NASCAR team owner who tries to inspire a former driver to regain his desire to return to racing.
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[S-Blacksburg]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-104 1:14:29]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


The final United States high school soccer rankings are out and Blacksburg is rated 18th in the entire nation
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-2002 Season; :00]

and fifth in the south region. The Indians won their fourth state championship in five years and finished this past season 23 and OH.
Head Coach Shelley Blumnethal has an 11 year record of 206 wins, only 12 defeats and 12 ties to go with six state championships.
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[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-125 4:27]
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In world cup action, the U.S. has reached the round of eight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jeonju, South Korea/ESPN; :00]


They got in by beating regional rival Mexico 2-to-0 in South Korea. It's their best showing for the U-S since the first World Cup in 1930. Brian McBride scored the first goal for the United States, he scores at the eight minute mark of the game.
Landon Donovan scored the other goal for the U.S. Donavan finds the back of the net at the 65th minute, and it was a header. Goalkeeper Brad Friedel (FREE'-duhl) made six saves in the win. The U-S plays Germany in the quarterfinals on Friday.


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[S-Brazil]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Kobe, Japan/ESPN; :00]

In other world cup action, Brazil moved into the World Cup quarterfinals as well with a 2-to-0 win over Belgium. Star attackers Rivaldo and Ronaldo scored for the Brazilians who've won a record four World Cups. They take on England in Friday's match.
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[S-Hawks]


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[WRITER=sma]
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The Roanoke Hawks boys basketball team is hard at work, preparing for yet another national tournament.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Last night, the 15 and under team practiced at Roanoke College in the Bast center. The hard work should help the Hawks in their tourney down south.
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[SUPER=01-Joe Gaither/AAU Roanoke Hawks Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=......through the 14th"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Hawks scrimmaged the Roanoke College men's varsity basketball team last night, clear signs that coach Gaither has prepared his players well.
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[S-HORSE]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mdo]
[TAPE#=SP-118 1:48:40]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]

The Roanoke Valley Horse show got underway today at the Salem Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The first day offered highlights of riders competing in both the inside ring and the outside ring. Approximately one thousand riders will compete in Salem this week, which is the capacity for the Roanoke valley Horse show. With so many riders in so many different classes, the show should please all kinds of horse fans.
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[IN Q="One of the..."]
[SUPER=01-Glenn Petty/ Manager of Roanoke Valley Horse Show; :00]
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[OUT Q= "Western horses."]
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[S-Calvin]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Express]


Former Roanoke Express defenseman Calvin Elfring is playing pro hockey in Germany. He likes European hockey and how it differes from American hockey.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Calvin Elfring/Former Express Defenseman; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....finnesse game"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake; :00]

We caught up with Elfring on a fishing trip with some of his Express friends Daniel Berthiaume, Mike Peron and Pete Gardiner. His overseas experience will prepare him for life far beyond hockey.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=......another culture"]
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 8:18]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Avalanche is off until a road series with Kinston beginning Thursday. The Carolina League all star game is tomorrow night in Wilmington, Delaware.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Salem finished the first half in second place in the Southern Division. The Avs first half record was 39 and 31. Manager Stu Cole offers his midseason progress report.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stu Cole/Avalanche Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=.....where we at right now"]
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[S-Ring]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-120 1:52:40]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]


Finally, Ed Kilbane, who coaches the 12 and under Cave Spring softball league Red Sox A team, promised his girls last season that if they ever went undefeated he would get his ear pierced.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Red Sox met their coach at a Roanoke ear and body piercing shop last night, along with parents, to cash in on his promise. And coming from a guy who hates wearing the shiny stuff, this was a tough one.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ed Kilbane/Cave Spring League Red Sox Coach; :00 ]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=.....my bet the year before"]
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[Governor's Cup]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC1:40:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A local vineyard is tasting success.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


AmRhein Wine Cellars earned top honors at the Virginia Governor's Cup Wine Competition today.
Their winning vintage is a 2001 Viognier (vee-own-YEAH), described as "a fairly complex fruit wine with nuances of oak."
Russ Amrhein has been growing grapes on Bent Mountain for seven years.
He says Southwest Virginia is a great place to make wine.
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[SOT 15:48:33]
[IN Q=In the Roanoke area, we have]
[SUPER=01-Russ AmRhein/AmRhein Wine Cellars]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=a fabulous place to grow grapes.]
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[VO-NAT]


The winning wine goes on sale tomorrow. (------------)