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Coming up on News 7-
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State republicans decide when to name a new house speaker.
Parents are doing the speaking in Roanoke County tonight- it has to do with their children.
And how neighbors are dealing with smoke from that big fire in Rockbridge County.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: YOU DON'T GO THROUGH A TRAUMA LIKE THIS WITHOUT SOME DIVISIVENESS BUT WE'RE STARTING TO COME BACK TOGETHER.))
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[OUT Q=TO COME BACK TOGETHER.]
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Republicans move a step closer to replacing ousted Speaker Vance Wilkins.
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[GOP]


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House Republicans say they will choose the next Speaker before the end of the summer.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more from the capitol tonight.
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[SUPER=01-Del. Leo Wardrup/(R) Virginia Beach; :26]
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((The full Republican caucus will be meeting soon for the specific purpose of naming a permanent replacement to Speaker Vance Wilkins.
Wilkins submitted his resignation last week in the wake of a sexual harassment controversy.
As chairman of the Committee on Privileges and Elections, Delegate Lacey Putney automatically became Acting Speaker.
GOP leaders said that Putney will likely remain Speaker until the General Assembly convenes in January.
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No member has officially announced their candidacy for the Speaker post. Delegate Bob McDonnell, who has been mentioned as a likely candidate for Speaker, says that Members are seriously weighing the time commitment involved.
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[IN Q=It's a great honor]

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After the controversies of the past year, Republicans say its important that they elect a new Speaker whose background won't become a liability for the Party.
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[OUT Q=will be well taken care of.]


Republican leaders admit they're still hurting following the abrupt departure of Wilkins who delivered the first modern day majority for their party.
Electing a new Speaker is a task they wish they didn't have to do.
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[OUT Q=somewhat in mourning from the loss of a very good man.]
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[OUT Q=in the history of Virginia.]


Wardrup declined to give the specific date of the next caucus meeting, saying he has to notify members first.
But he did say the meeting will be held in the very near future, indicating that Republicans want to close out this chapter of their leadership as quickly as possible.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond.))

[City-Water]


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Voluntary water conservation gave way to mandatory restrictions today in Roanoke as the level of the city's main reservoir fell to 26 feet below the spillway.
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Officials estimate that Carvins Cove is now at about 36 percent of its usable capacity.
The city is purchasing water from Roanoke County and Salem, and banning all non-essential uses of water.
That leaves many residents and businesses looking for alternate sources... such as the city's New Hope well on Welcome Valley Road.
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[SOT 19:35]
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((RANDY STUMP: WE'VE GOT QUITE A BIT OF FLOWERS ON OUR PROPERTY AND THEY NEED TO BE WATERED QUITE A BIT AT LEAST TWICE A DAY. IT'S GOING TO TAKE QUITE A LOT OF WATER. SO IT LOOKS LIKE YOU'LL BE SPENDING SOME TIME UP HERE AT THE WELL. YEAH IT LOOKS THAT WAY.))
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[VO-NAT]


The Roanoke Elks Lodge has shut down slides that use city water... but like other public and community pools, it will be allowed to use city water to maintain proper levels.
That's not the case with residential pools and hot tubs. The new restrictions prohibit filling, re-filling or topping off those.
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The plan calls for civil penalties of 100 dollars for residential violations and 500 dollars for commercial violations, but city officials say at this point they are emphasizing education not enforcement.

[Water]


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Officials in Pennsylvania have a water mystery on their hands.
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Gallons and gallons of water have sprung up from an unknown source and flooded a Pittsburgh suburb.
The water started flooding about 15 to 20 homes in Wilkins Township last week.
At first residents said they thought an underground water main had ruptured, but now they say they're not so sure.

Town officials say the water may be coming from an abandoned mine near the neighborhood, or a storm water drainage system that is no longer being used.
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[Forest-Fire]


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A forest fire in Rockbridge County is now up to about 3-thousand acres ... but thanks to some air support, it should spread no further.
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Helicopters launched the final attack on the fire today ...
One doused the hottest spots with water.
Another dropped two-thousand combustible ping pong balls to burn the last bits of dry brush inside the fire containment lines.
The effort blanketed the area in heavy smoke -- but forestry officials say it's doing more good than harm.
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((LEA WOFFORD/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: USED TO BE BEFORE WE USED HELICOPTERS, FOLKS WOULD WALK IN THERE. BUT IT'S TOO STEEP AND BY AIR IT'S A LOT QUICKER AND A LOT CHEAPER.))
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Lightning started the fire near the Devil's Marbleyard two weeks ago.
It closed down a 10-mile section of the Appalachian Trail.
Officials say a four-year drought, combined with winds and low humidity made the fire tough to put out.
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Smoke from that fire -- and today's firefighting efforts -- could be seen for miles.
A large plume rose into the sky as crews completed the aerial ignition process.
A steady breeze drove some of that smoke into the nearby town of Glasgow.
People who live there say they understand the smoke isn't going to cause any serious trouble for them, but it's still a nuisance.
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((BARBARA PETERSON/GLASGOW RESIDENT; THE POLLUTION IS REALLY BAD AND A LOT OF PEOPLE CAN'T BREATHE IN THIS SMOKE DOWN HERE BECAUSE THEY HAVE ASTHMA, SO WE'RE WORRIED ABOUT THAT.))
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Forestry officials say they still expect the fire to be fully contained by tomorrow evening.
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[County-Schools]


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Uncertainty and anger filled tonight's meeting of the Roanoke County school board. Some parents still don't know where their children will be attending school this fall and say it's time for answers. [***SCHOOL SHUFFLE GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Teresa Hamilton was at tonight's meeting where parents walked away with more questions than answers. Jean, the school board does NOT want to rush its decision because it will impact so many families...
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But parents reminded the board it's mid June-- and they need to make plans for the fall.
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(((nat sound -- tape one)
The Roanoke County school board has its hands full. Back Creek elementary is running out of room... But coming up with a solution to ease overcrowding has NOT been easy. The school board says one option is redistricting... so today board members took a tour of the areas that would be affected. [nat sound] [runs05] The redistricting plan calls for shifting some students in the Back Creek district to Penn Forest Elementary-- and part of Penn Forest to Clearbrook elementary. But at a public hearing tonight-- parents and children voiced strong opposition.
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((I DO NOT WANT TO SWITCH SCHOOLS, I LOVE BACK CREEK, MY NAME IS LINDSEY.)) [RUNS05]
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Many parents who spoke want their children to stay in their current schools-- as well as any younger siblings. They say it's not fair to separate families.
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((JUST THINK IF YOU HAVE TO TELL YOUR CHILD WHO'S ONLY GOING INTO SECOND GRADE YOU HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION WOULD YOU LIKE TO LOSE YOUR FRIENDS AT BACKCREEK AND THE TEACHERS TO THAT YOU COULD STAY WITH YOUR BROTHER OR ARE YOU WILLING TO BE SEPARATED FROM YOUR BROTHER AND NOT GOING TOGETHER.)) [runs16]
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Tonight-- many parents had been expecting the board to make a decision on whether redistricting would get the green light... But board embers say tonight's meeting was simply to hear from the public.
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((PERSONAL OPINION, I FEEL THAT BECAUSE THE KINDERGARTNERS HAVE REGISTERED FOR FALL THAT WOULD BE BEST NOT TO DO ANYTHING THIS FALL.))
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Pulpit]

The board will board will meet again on Thursday-- And, they could make at least one decision. That would be whether to scrap plans for redistricting this fall and to pursue that option a year from now.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Teresa & Jean /Pulpit;]

Jean, the board says none of this would be an issue if the state were to hand over more money to just build another school in the Back Creek area--
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Israel says it's changing the way it responds to acts of terrorism.
Find out how next on News 7.
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Plus it's only a few cents more to supersize that meal... and what do you get? More food.. more calories... and one study says more health problems.
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office where the Roanoke Valley Horse Show's reigning king picks up more awards and more fans. The Wood Brothers appear to be zeroing in on a new driver. Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer in the valley - we'll hear from the former BYU star. Plus, Webb runs away from Michigan and Korea shocks the world tonight on the Big 7.))

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Israel tonight says it will retake parts of the West Bank and hold them for as long as terror attacks continue.
It is in response to the latest suicide bombing today that killed 19 people on a bus.
Melissa McDermott has the latest.
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((FOLLOWING THE DEADLIEST SUICIDE ATTACK IN JERUSALEM IN SIX YEARS, ISRAEL ANNOUNCED DRAMATIC CHANGES IN THE WAY IT WILL FIGHT BACK AGAINST TERRORISM. LATE TUESDAY, ISRAELI TANKS BEGAN MOVING INTO THE PALESTINIAN TOWN OF JENIN -- CUTTING IT OFF FROM A NEARBY REFUGEE CAMP. THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT SAYS IT WILL CONTINUE TO RETAKE PARTS OF THE WEST BANK, AND HOLD THEM FOR AS LONG AS TERRORISTS CARRY OUT THEIR ATTACKS.
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ISRAELI LEADERS IMPLEMENTED THE NEW STRATEGY AFTER A SUICIDE BOMBER BLEW HIMSELF UP ON A BUS ... FILLED WITH PASSENGERS GOING TO WORK AND SCHOOL. NINETEEN PEOPLE WERE KILLED. THE 25-YEAR OLD BOMBER -- A MEMBER OF THE MILITANT GROUP, HAMAS. AFTER THE ATTACKS, DURING A RARE VISIT TO AN ATTACK SITE, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON COMMENTED ABOUT THE IDEA OF A PALESTINIAN STATE.
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"IT'S INTERESTING TO SPECULATE WHAT KIND OF PALESTINIAN STATE THEY WANT"... HE SAID. "WHAT ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT?" BUT THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS THIS LATEST ATTACK WILL NOT DETER PRESIDENT BUSH, WHO IS PUSHING FOR PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD.
(Scott McClellan/White House Deputy Press Secretary)

we've got to do everything we can working with the others in the region.. and elsewhere.. to move toward two states living side by side in peace. CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT WHEN THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES HIS MIDEAST PLAN -- PERHAPS AS EARLY AS THURSDAY -- HE WILL DEMAND A COMPLETE SHAKEUP OF THE PALESTINIAN LEADERSHIP ... AND AN END TO THE VIOLENCE ... BEFORE ANY PALESTINIAN STATE WOULD BE ESTABLISHED. MELISSA MCDERMOTT, CBS NEWS))

[Missing-Girl]


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Salt Lake City police now say the man who kidnapped Elizabeth Smart did not talk to her sister that night.
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Police originally said the kidnapper threatened the little sister to stay quiet-
Now investigators say that threat never happened- and claim the abductor was unaware the younger sibling was watching him.
The new story raises new questions as to why the sister waited two hours before telling her parents that Elizabeth was gone.
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((CAPT. SCOTT ATKINSON/SALT LAKE CITY POLICE: WE BELIEVE THIS MAY BE A TRUSTED PERSON IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR THE COMMUNITY.))
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A police spokesman explained the girl s account changed when specialists in child interviews helped jog her memory about the suspect.
Police also held up replicas of the shoes detectives believe the kidnapper allowed the 14 year old to take with her.
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[Arsenal]


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A part of the New River is closer to be being closed off to public use...
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The Radford Arsenal is going forward with plans to shut down four and a half miles of the New River. They want to restrict river access for security concerns related to terrorism. Many fisherman spoke out against the idea at a meeting in April... saying it would take away recreation options.
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((REX GEARHEART/FISHERMAN; I BELIEVE THAT HAVING THE PRESENCE OF A LOT OF COUNTRY BOYS ON THE RIVER WOULD PROBABLY DETER TERRORISM MORE THAN ANYTHING THEY COULD DO CERTAINLY MORE THAN CLOSING THE RIVER BUT I CAN UNDERSTAND WHERE THEIR COMING FROM ALSO IT IS A HAZARD, LIVING JUST A MILE DOWN THE ROAD IF SOMETHING DID HAPPEN HERE I WOULD BE PLACED IN HARM'S WAY.))
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That's why Arsenal officials propose installing two rows of permanent pylons at two points on the river and mount floating buoys between them. A public hearing on the matter is expected at the end of July.
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[Narroflex]


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205 new jobs are coming to Patrick County and 245 existing ones have been saved.
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Governor Mark Warner said today Narroflex decided to stay in Stuart and expand.
The textile maker almost moved to North Carolina, but chose- -instead- -to invest nine million dollars in its existing facility.
Governor Warner approved a 200 thousand dollar grant from his Opportunity Fund to assist Patrick County with the project.
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[Atlantic-Mutual]


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25 employees will be affected by layoffs at Atlantic Mutual Insurance's Roanoke Processing Center.
Technology changes reportedly led to eliminations in the customer service and Information Technology departments.


Those losing their jobs will receive severance packages and job placement support.
At the same time, new jobs will be added to the claims processing department.
Layoffs there in January affected fewer than 20 people.


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One of the nation's most flamboyant politicians is getting out of the spotlight.
Find out who next on News 7.
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((ALL WE ARE SINGING IS GIVE GEESE A CHANCE.))
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And protestors sing to save a flock of fowl.
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[Boty-Fatal]


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A Buchanan man died in a car accident this evening.
State Police say it happened just before eight o-clock on Route 6-22 near Arcadia.
21 year old Joseph Lee Reed went around a curve too fast and lost control of his car.
It flipped several times and Reed was thrown out.
He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

[Ventura]


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Wrestler turned governor Jesse Ventura is throwing in the towel.
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Ventura won't run for a second term as governor of Minnesota.


He says his heart is no longer in it.
Ventura also says he's tired of attacks on his family.
The latest controversy involves reports that his 22-year-old son has been using the official governor's residence for weekend parties.
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[Supersize]


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Supersize your order and you may also be supersizing your waistline-
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And you could also be trimming years off your life.
That's because when you upgrade to large fries and a huge drink- you normally add 4 to 500-calories onto a meal.
Experts say obesity will soon overtake smoking as the number one killer in this country.
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((CAROL TUCKER/CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA: WE AMERICANS ARE QUITE LITERALLY EATING OURSELVES INTO AN EARLY GRAVE.))

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[OUT Q=into an early grave.]
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According to the Center for Science in the Public interest- for just pennies you can upgrade from a McDonalds quarter pounder with cheese, small fries and small coke to the extra value meal with large fires and a large coke- When you do that you increase your calories by 500.
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The Wood Brothers look to the Volunteer state for a driver. The best equestrian in the in the nation lives up to his reputation at the Roanoke Valley Horse show tonight. Ty Detmer is in the valley tonight, as well. But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/January 2001; :00]

Track and Field phenom Alan Webb, who gained national attention last year when he broke Jim Ryun's 36 year old record for the mile when he was a high school student in Reston at South Lakes high says he is leaving the University of Michigan after just one year. Webb says he is transferring to George Mason - but only as a student. He says he will not compete for the school - but is considering turning professional. He will be reunited in northern Virginia with his former high school coach.
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[S-Wood]


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The Wood Brothers say they have narrowed their choice for a new driver down to three or four candidates.
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Martinsville/April;:00]

The leading man to replace Elliott Sadler next season at this point appears to be Bobby Hamilton. The 45 year old Nashville native has four Winston Cup victories and in the eyes of many would be an excellent fit for the Woods. Others begins considered at this time to drive the Number 21 Ford include Johnny Benson, Jerry Nadeau and Mike Wallace. But keep an eye out of Busch Series driver Jason Keller who has four wins this season.
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[S-Detmer]


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Former Heisman trophy winner Ty Detmer served as the featured guest at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The sports club teamed up with the fifth annual Brigham Young University and Virginia Blue Ridge Chapter scholarship golf outing to bring Detmer to Hidden Valley Country Club. The golf tournament is later today at Hunting Hills and it raises money for deserving high school seniors in Southwest Virginia.
Detmer is preparing for his 12th NFL season with his third team, the Detroit Lions where he will help bring along Lions first round draft pick, quarterback Joey Harrington out of Oregon.
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[S-Jumper]


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Day number two of the 31st annual Roanoke Valley Horse Show is history and once again Todd Minikus has put his name in the history books.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Welcome Jumper Stake; :00]

Last night in the Welcome Jumper Stake - the prelim to the prestigious Grand Prix - Minikus won the top prize with a brilliant run on a horse named "Jeez-Louise." For his efforts last night, Minikus took home $12 hundred bucks. Some lucky fans kids in the audience took home a memory and a memento. Minikus - 2001's national equestrian of the year gives his ribbons away to children in the crowd.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

The riders and their horses will now spend the next three days tuning up for Saturday night's $50 thousand dollar Grand Prix. Defending grand prix champion Minikus (min-uh-kus) out of Indiana will be trying to win back-to-back titles and take home the $15 thousand dollar first place prize money Saturday evening.
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[OUT Q=......largest piece of the pie"]
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Minikus will have some serious competition for the Grand prix title. Aaron Vale is back to compete this season. More on the return of the Horse Show's 5 time champion tonight.
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[S-Cup]


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The United States isn't the only country shaking up things at the World Cup. Today South Korea advanced to the quarterfinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Deajeon, South Korea/ESPN; :00]

The South Koreans had never won a World Cup game before this year. Today, the tournament's co-host was trailing with two minutes left in regulation when Seol Ki hyeon
(SOUL KEY HEN) left footed this game tying shot into the net in the 88th minute. It was his first goal of the Cup comp

etition. Then in the overtime Ahn Jung hwan outjumped Italian captain Paolo Maldini to head in the game winner. The upset was reminiscent of 1966 when Italy lost to North Korea in what is still considered to be one of the biggest upsets in Cup history.
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[S-MLB]


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In the big leagues last night the Florida Marlins beat the Indians 4-to-nothing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Marlins-Fox; :00]

Luis Castillo ran his hitting streak to 32 games in the victory with this high hopping double into left field in the third inning. It's the majors longest streak since 1987. Castillo would also score the eventual game winning run as former Ferrum great Eric Owens knocks
[SUPER=35-Cleveland/0/Florida/4;]

him in with the single to right field. The Marlins win 4-to-nothing.
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[Geese]


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For the second day in a row, protesters have stopped a geese roundup... with song.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=ALL WE]

((ALL WE ARE SAYING, IS GIVE GEESE A CHANCE.))
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=GEESE A CHANCE]
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[VO-NAT]


Activists sang and stood in the water of Washington's Lake Union to chase the geese from shore... where State workers couldn't get close enough to trap them.
In the end... the Agriculture workers took down their traps and drove away.
Officials say goose droppings litter and contaminate beaches. (------------)