[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

An assistant principal is indicted for allegedly defrauding his own church.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, rumors of change at a popular downtown eatery leave a bad taste in the mouth of tenants.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 Sports - we'll check in with the favorites in this week's Grand Prix at the Roanoke Valley Horse show. Rick Mast says his condition is no different despite a trip to the Mayo Clinic.
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[VO-NAT]

And former Hokie Kevin McCadam comes to terms with the Falcons - signing a three year contract.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


The overall pattern remains dry but there are a few soaking showers out there. We'll check them out on radar in a few moments.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[SOT 5:30]
[IN Q=He is still]

(( HE IS STILL A MEMBER OF ST. PAUL HOLINESS CHURCH. HE JUST IS NO LONGER TREASURER.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=no longer treasurer.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Federal authorities announce the indictment of a former church treasurer.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Suspect Terry Moore is an assistant principal at a local high school.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Moore]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC1:14:34]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


His role as an educator is apparently unrelated to the fraud charges leveled last night.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The case is defined as a husband and wife wire- fraud conspiracy against the church.
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Terry Moore]

Though the feds claim Moore diverted church funds to his own use, he and his wife, Myra, are already on record claiming the pastor was using church money for personal expenses.
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[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]

Terry Moore served as treasurer at Saint Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church for more than a decade, dating back to 1989.
The indictment cites checks as far back as 1994.
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[SOT @:57]
[IN Q=...just simply]

((JOHN BROWNLEE/U. S. ATTORNEY;...JUST SIMPLY WROTE CHECKS FROM THE CHURCH ACCOUNT TO PAY HIS PERSONAL BILLS, HIS VISA BILL, HIS SPRINT BILL. HE ACTUALLY WROTE CHECKS TO "CASH." HE WROTE CHECKS TO HIMSELF. AND THEN HE WROTE ABOUT $16,000 IN CHECKS TO HIS WIFE.))
[SUPER=01-John Brownlee/U. S. Attorney; ]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=to his wife.]
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[V/O-NAT] The government alleges the fraudulent checks total nearly 98-thousand dollars. The prosecutor says the missing money came to light in 1999, when church leaders tried to get a handle on their assets as they planned to expand the building.
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[SOT 5:05]
[IN Q=In 1999]

((JENNIE WAERING/PROSECUTOR; THEY HAD ASKED MR. MOORE TO PRODUCE SOME DOCUMENTS, AND HE WAS UNABLE TO PRODUCE THOSE DOCUMENTS. AND SO THEN THE DECISION WAS MADE FOR A CHURCH MEMBER TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT.))
[SUPER=01-Jennie Waering/Prosecutor; ]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=conduct an audit.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD Moore]

In a civil suit filed a year and a half ago, Moore claims he was the one who suggested an audit, but that a "secret" audit was conducted to discredit him. Moore's defamation lawsuit asks for a quarter million dollars in damages. That case is set for trial in October. In the meantime, both the Moore's have been temporarily suspended with pay from the Henry County school system.

[L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC58:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Malicious wounding charges against a Lynchburg man involved in a weekend fight could be upgraded to murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


32-year-old Danny R. Brooks of Lynchburg was injured early Sunday morning during an altercation outside the Ale House restaurant on Wards Road.
Brooks died two days later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police arrested 24-year-old Michael Langford at the scene and charged him with malicious wounding.
Authorities are now deciding whether to charge him with Brooks' death.
An autopsy will be performed by the Roanoke medical examiner.
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[Murder-Suicide]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Two people are dead following a shooting at the Halifax Square Shopping Center in South Boston last night. Police say at around 8:20 in the evening, 41 year old Donald Carter Rickman shot his estranged wife, 35 year old Juanita Kirkman Rickman, before apparently turning the gun on himself. Police say there have been conflicting reports about whether Rickman shot himself with a Magnum .357 revolver, so police are waiting for autopsy results from the state medical examiner's office in Richmond.

[VDOT]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC1:14:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Several improvements to Interstate 81 are back on V-DOT's agenda.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Three stretches of interstate between Salem and I-581 were approved for widening and interchange improvements.
In December, they were cut from the six-year road- building plan, because of a funding shortfall.
Today, VDOT's submitted a plan that adds 102-MILLION dollars worth of projects.
Thirteen were added because V-DOT analysts found savings, since presenting a tentative plan earlier this year.
The transportation board is expected to approve the final plan tomorrow.
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[City-Market]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC29:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Mayor Ralph Smith describes the City Market Building as one of Roanoke's crown jewels.
Today, he heard from the building's tenants who want to know what the future holds for the downtown landmark. [***Food Court Future Graphic***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & JoeD /Pulpit;]


Joe Dashiell reports that the prospect of new management is fueling rumors that major changes may be on the horizon.
[LIVE= Pulpit /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith, F&W Management operates the city-owned building, and the management contract expires at the end of the year.
With reports that the company will not renew, tenants are worried that the future of the building may not include them.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We've been hearing]
[SUPER=01-David Estrada/Chico's Pizza; :05]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :12]
[SUPER=@Smith; :25]
[SUPER=01-Sam Eakin/Red Coyote Mexican Grill; :47]
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[OUT Q=flourish in the future.]
(([SOT 14:37:33]
[IN Q=We've been hearing]

((DAVID ESTRADA/CHICO'S PIZZA: WE'VE BEEN HEARING RUMORS THAT THEY MAY BE DOING SOMETHING ELSE WITH THE MARKET BUILDING, WHICH WOULD PUT US OUT OF BUSINESS. SOME OF US HAVE LONG TERM LEASES, SHORT TERM LEASES AND OUR MAIN CONCERN IS: ARE WE IN BUSINESS OR NOT?))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=are we in business or not?]


The city market building is a popular destination for the downtown lunch crowd... and an anchor of the market area...
But with reports that the new year may bring new management, tenants are looking for assurances the food court will survive.
[SOT 14:40:56]
[IN Q=Just as the farmer's market]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: JUST AS THE FARMER'S MARKET IS IMPORTANT TO THE ATMOSPHERE DOWN THERE, I THINK THE FOOD COURT IS EQUALLY IMPORTANT. WE HAVE TO FIGURE OUT A WAY TO MAKE IT WORK))
[RUNS= :12]
[OUT Q=figure out a way to make it work.]


Mayor Ralph Smith says he's a fan and a frequent visitor to the market building.
Though a meeting with tenants brought no commitments, the mayor said he hopes the food court will continue to operate there.
[SOT 14:40:10]
[IN Q=I hope that we find out what]

((SAM EAKIN/RED COYOTE MEXICAN GRILL: I HOPE THAT WE FIND OUT WHAT OUR FUTURE HOLDS FOR US, BECAUSE WE'RE ALL VERY INTERESTED IN THE BUILDING AND IN OUR BUSINESSES IN THE FOOD COURT, SEEING IT FLOURISH IN THE FUTURE.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=flourish in the future.]))
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[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Pulpit]


What it will take to see the food court flourish is open to debate...
[DOUBLE BOXES=KEITH-SHANNON & JoeD /Pulpit;]


But Keith and Shannon one proposal would allow the tenants association to manage the market building.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Ground crews are moving in to try to finish off a Rockbridge County forest fire.
Details on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus, see how young baby-sitters are learning to save young lives.
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[GOP]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC34:21]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The date is set.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]


On July 20th, House Republicans will meet to name a person to replace Speaker Vance Wilkins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


The 65-member caucus hopes to emerge from next month's meeting with a Speaker- elect.
Observers say the decision is critical for Republicans in light of the recent controversy.
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[SOT 15:15:02-23]
[IN Q=IF THEY PICK SOMEONE WHO]
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/Political Analyst]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=ALL 140 SEATS ARE UP FOR GRABS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Four lawmakers have emerged as the top contenders for the Speaker post.
We'll have more on how the contest is shaping up on News 7 at 11.
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[Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-04 TC1:22:08]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


The forest fire in Rockbridge County should be contained sometime tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday;]


The Forest Service says it's 90 percent contained to 3-thousand acres near the Devil's Marbleyard.
Yesterday's effort to fight the fire with helicopters was a success... Now ground crews are finishing the job.
About 200 firefighters are still at work.
At least five have been injured.
One is hospitalized for smoke inhalation, and another suffered second-degree burns on his hand.
A section of the Appalachian Trail has been closed ... but is scheduled to reopen Saturday.
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[Steam-Creditors]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kar]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC1:56:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
The Roanoke Steam's former owners declared bankruptcy last month owing thousands of dollars to creditors.
Now several Roanoke businesses are wondering who will foot the bill... or if they'll ever get paid at all.
Intern reporter Katie Armbrust has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat Sound]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :06]
[SUPER=01-Bill Jones/FastSigns Owner; :18]
[SUPER=01-Galen Clavio/Steam Director of Media Relations; :56]
[SUPER=19-Katie Armbrust; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q= Katie Armbrust, News 7]

(( When the Roanoke Steam's former owners declared Chapter 7...they left bills behind...unpaid.
Businesses like FastSigns and the Roanoke Civic Center are out thousands of dollars with no explanation.
They believe because the arenafootball2 league has taken control of the team...the league should also take over the debts.
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[SOT-54:20]
[INQ=nothing was explained]

((BILL JONES/OWNER OF FASTSIGNS - NOTHING WAS EXPLAINED ON HOW THE LEAGUE CAN COME IN AND SEIZE THE TEAM AND NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEBT. STILL TO THIS DAY WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EXPLANATION AND THE LEAGUE USED OUR PRODUCT FROM GAME THREE TO EIGHT WITHOUT SPENDING ANY MONEY.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUTQ=spending any money]


Bill Jones is out five thousand five hundred dollars.
That's almost two weeks pay for him and a lot for a small business.
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[SOT-54:35]
[INQ=]

((BILL JONES/OWNER OF FASTSIGNS - IT'S A LOT OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS THAT AS A SMALL BUSINESSMAN ITS PUT A BAD TASTE IN MY MOUTH.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUTQ=in my mouth]


The largest creditor to the Steam's former owners, The Roanoke Civic Center, is owed more than eight thousand dollars.
They don't know if they'll ever see any of that money....the Civic Center will find out as the bankruptcy proceedings continue on August first.
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[SOT-1:06:05]
[INQ=as assests from]

((GALEN CLAVIO/STEAM'S DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS - AS ASSETS FROM THE FORMER OWNERS CONTINUE TO GET SOLD OFF AND AS THE DEBTS COME UP IN COURT THEY'LL CONTINUE TO GET PAID AND I'M CONFIDENT EVERYONE WILL GET THE AMOUNT THAT'S DUE.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUTQ=amount that's due]


The Steam emphasizes that under new management... their current bills ARE being paid.
They don't want to be confused with the former owners or their bad debts.
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[SOT-1:35]
[INQ=although the Roanoke]

((KATIE ARMBRUST/NEWS 7 - ALTHOUGH THE ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER REMAINS THE FORMER OWNERS LARGEST CREDITOR THE STEAM WILL CONTINUE TO PLAY THEIR HOME GAMES AT THE FACILITY IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. IN FACT, THEIR NEXT THREE GAMES WILL BE PLAYED HERE BEGINNING THIS SATURDAY. KATIE ARMBRUST, NEWS 7.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUTQ=KA, News7.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


We tried to contact former owners Dick Yancey and Richard Macher, but they were unavailable for comment.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A slew of profit warnings in the tech sector and another suicide bombing in Israel pushed stocks lower. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/144.57/9561.57/y/46.12/1496.84;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW fell 145 points.
NASDAQ fell 46.
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[NASA-SOL]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC1:56:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Teachers became the students at Radford University today.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Educators from across our region are attending a workshop led by a NASA specialist. Alicia Feddor works with groups in Virginia and North Carolina. She leads problem- solving activities that gives teachers ideas on how to help students meet SOL standards.
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[SOT 1:22:59 // 1:41:39]
[IN Q=students, they offer]

((ALICIA FEDDOR/AEROSPACE EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST; STUDENTS LEARN BY DOING, ITS THE ONE WAY TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY'RE LEARNING STUFF THOROUGHLY IF YOU JUST TELL THEM THEY MAY KNOW IT A LITTLE WHILE BUT THEY WON'T RETAIN IT SO BY HAVING ACTIVITIES THE STUDENTS LEARN A LOT BETTER.)) ((ANNE BRYANT/MARTINSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER; THEY OFFER YOU THE CHANCE TO GET WITH OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE TEACHING SIMILAR SUBJECTS AND TO GET NEW IDEAS AND A NEW PERSPECTIVE. ))
[SUPER=01-Alicia Feddor/Aerospace Educational Specialist; :00]
[SUPER=01-Anne Bryant/Martinsville Middle School Teacher; :17 QUICK]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=A NEW PERSPECTIVE.]
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[VO-NAT]

NASA produces a whole line of educational materials dealing with math, science and technology. Feddor says by attending the workshops, it gives teachers new ideas and resources for the classroom... and that they can then provide students with the ability to think constructively and creatively.
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[Baby-Sitter]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC1:32:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


When you leave your child with a baby-sitter anything could happen... fun and games can easily turn into life threatening situations.
That's why it's important your baby-sitter know some basic first aid.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It's the reason the American Red Cross offers baby-sitting classes for children 11 years old and older.
Kids learn a variety of skills, from how to help a choking infant to administering CPR on a child.
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[SOT 2:49:28]
[IN Q=A lot of times kids]

((CATHERINE EWERES: A LOT OF TIMES KIDS JUST TAKE A JOB AND THEY'RE NOT SURE WHAT TO DO IF AN EMERGENCY SHOULD ARISE. THEY MIGHT NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO AND PANIC AND MIGHT GIVE THE WRONG CARE))
[SUPER=01-Catherine Ewers/Red Cross Instructor]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=might give the wrong care]
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[VO-NAT]


After students complete the two day class they receive a baby-sitting certificate.
11 year old Amy Potter can't wait for her first baby-sitting job.
She says she confident about her skills.
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[SOT2:47:20]
[IN Q=Very, now I'm that ]

((AMY POTTER: VERY, NOW THAT I'M TAKING THIS CLASS I KNOW WHAT I'M DOING))
[SUPER=07-Amy Potter]
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[OUT Q=know what I'm doing]
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[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN]
The Red Cross is offering several baby-sitting classes this summer.
For more information you can call 540-985-3550.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on the Big 7 - former Hokie Kevin McCadam signs with the Falcons. We'll have an update on Rick Mast.
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[VO-NAT]

And the king of the Horse show is back after a year's absence - but can Aaron Vale do anything with the event's new man in the saddle?
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[S-Grand]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-123 16:26]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


The Roanoke Valley Horse Show is in its third day and fans have to be licking their chops over Saturday nights 50 thousand dollar Grand Prix Field. Steve Mason has more on the all star cast.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Todd Minikus/Defending Grand Prix Champion; :18]
[SUPER=01-Aaron Vale/Five Time Grand Prix Winner; :41]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Patty Stovel/Grand Prix Rider; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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[S-McCadam]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-119 TC15043]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with fifth round draft pick Kevin McCadam.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/2001 Season; :00]


The former Hokie inked a three year contract worth a little more than a million dollars. The Falcons coaches hope that the 6-1, 219 pounder can make a significant contribution on special teams. McCadam was third on the team with 63 combined tackles last season in Blacksburg.
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[S-Detmer]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-124 TC1422]
[GRAPHIC=FOOTBALL]


Ty Detmer was the guest of honor at last night's Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting. The eleven year pro is set for his second season in Detroit where he'll be without one time All-Pro receiver Herman Moore, who was released by the Lions two weeks ago.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio..]
[SUPER=01-Ty Detmer/Lions Quarterback; :00]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=definitely gonna be missed."]
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[S-Mast]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=RICK MAST]


On the NASCAR front - this weekend's Winston Cup race on the road course at Sears Point will mark the fifth straight event that Rick Mast has missed. This afternoon Mast told News 7 Sports that his health is still about the same as it was more than a month ago when weakness, fatigue and nausea like symptoms forced him out of racing. Mast has been to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, he has seen a neurologist in Charlotte and another specialist in Michigan along with a menagerie of other specialist - but to date none of them has been able to get a handle on what is causing his problems. Rick says he appreciates all of the well wishes from his fans and still has hopes of driving again in Winston Cup competition.

[S-Draft]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-110 20330TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The deadline for underclassmen to withdraw from the upcoming NBA has come and gone, and despite warnings from many of the so-called experts - UVa's Roger Mason Junior is not changing his mind.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Last Season; :00]

Mason has decided to give up his senior season and try his hand at pro ball. However, few believe that the six foot five inch - 200 pounder will be a first round selection. The Silver Spring, Maryland native averaged 19 points and four assists a game this past season. (--------------) He was a second team all-ACC selection, and was a top 30 finalist for the prestigious Wooden Award.