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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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Which roads will be improved.... V-Dot decides.
He was thought to be a top contender from this area for the next House Speaker.. but now he's not running.
And you have to stick around for this- the stick horses in Salem.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus are men really doing more housework?
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


The state approves a watered-down road-building plan.
166 projects didn't make the cut... but a few in our area are back on track.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[VDOT]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The outline passed today cuts funding for highway projects by 28 percent.
Meghan Muldoon has more on how the budget reductions may affect projects in our area.
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[IN Q=The Commonwealth Transportation Board]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=@File; :09]
[SUPER=@Clement; :16]
[SUPER=@Meghan2; :39]
[SUPER=01-Philip Shucet/VDOT Commissioner; 1:03]
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[OUT Q=MM, News 7, Richmond]

(( The Commonwealth Transportation Board finalized a Six-Year Plan with 166 fewer highway projects than last year.
Transportation officials said that declining state and federal revenues forced VDOT to reduce their budget by two-point-eight billion dollars.
[SOT 11:44:57-21]
[IN Q=we don't have the revenue]

[RUNS:23]
[OUT Q=dealing with the hand that's been dealt us.]
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[VO-NAT]


VDOT did, however, restore funding for three lane-widening projects on Interstate 81 which had been scrapped from a tentative plan last month.
The Board also approved speeding up construction of the Route 58 Hillsville Bypass and added three hundred thousand dollars for a curve-straightening project on Route 100 in Giles County.
Transportation officials said that the program is not perfect but is one that the state can realistically afford.


[SOT 11:53:47]
[IN Q=It's unlikely that]

[RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=revenue will ever completely match needs.]
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[VO-NAT]


Overall, VDOT cut highway funding for the next six years by almost a third.
Until the economy recovers, it looks like many of the state's transportation needs face a long road ahead.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond ))


[Amtrak]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Amtrak is also seeing tough financial times... in fact it may be making its last run-
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The chief of the passenger service warned of a complete shutdown starting the middle of next week- if he can't get the money to save it.
He told Senators this afternoon that without government guaranteed loans- the trains will stop.
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[SOT]

((DAVID GUNN/AMTRAK PRESIDENT AND CEO: IF WE CON'T HAVE THIS ISSUE RESOLVED BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. I THINK WE ARE OUT OF TIME. I THINK AT THAT POINT WE BEGIN THE PROCESS OF SHUTTING DOWN.))
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[SUPER=01-David Gunn/Amtrak President and CEO;]
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[OUT Q=PROCESS OF SHUTTING DOWN.]
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[VO-NAT 17 plus pad]


Amtrak's been in financial trouble for all of its 30 year history- it's looking for a 200-million dollar cash infusion to get it through the next three months.
But the rail service was warned today- it may not get that loan guarantee. That leaves one option- emergency help from Congress.
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[City-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-04 TC1:24:09]
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Roanoke officials say they WILL address concerns about traffic and parking near the site of the city's proposed stadium.
And today, they expressed the hope that a new lawsuit won't mean more delays for the project.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Williamson Road Area Business Association and Farrell Properties filed suit on Wednesday. They're seeking an injunction to postpone work on the stadium until the city develops a traffic and parking plan.
But today, City Manager Darlene Burcham said the project will insure that long-standing problems are addressed.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There have been traffic concerns]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: THERE HAVE BEEN TRAFFIC CONCERNS IN THAT PART OF THE CITY THAT HAVE GONE UNADDRESSED AND THE FACT THAT THE CITY IS MAKING A COMMITMENT TO INVEST 18 MILLION DOLLARS IN THAT PART OF THE CITY TO MY MIND CERTAINLY DEMONSTRATES A COMMITMENT TO INSURING THAT WHATEVER IMPROVEMENTS ARE NECESSARY WILL HAPPEN.))
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[OUT Q=will happen.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today City officials said they couldn't comment on the merits of a lawsuit they hadn't seen, but members of council said they are convinced their votes were proper, and remain confident the stadium will be built.

[New-Members]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-18 TC58:36]
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They won't take office for another ten days, but Roanoke's new council members are ready for the challenge.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This morning, the city's leadership gathered at the courthouse to watch as the winners of the recent council election were sworn in.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Clearly we have]

((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: CLEARLY WE HAVE SOME CHALLENGES THAT ARE HARD, BUT ALSO EXCITING.)) ((ALFRED DOWE/NEW COUNCIL MEMBER: THE FIRST THING THAT I'VE IDENTIFIED AS SOMETHING I'D LIKE TO DO IS JUST SIT BACK AND LISTEN AND LEARN.)) ((RUPERT CUTLER/NEW COUNCIL MEMBER: I CAN SEE ALREADY THAT IT'S GOING TO BE A CHALLENGE TO SORT OUT HOW YOU VOTE ON MORE CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES, BECAUSE SOME OF MY FRIENDS WILL BE ON ONE SIDE AND SOME OF MY FRIENDS WILL BE ON THE OTHER SIDE. AND I'M GOING TO HAVE TO SUPPORT SOME OF MY FRIENDS AND DISAPPOINT OTHERS.))
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[SUPER=01-Alfred Dowe/New Council Member; :]
[SUPER=01-Rupert Cutler/New Council Member; :]
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[OUT Q=and disappoint others.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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All three begin four year terms on July first. As the candidate with the most votes in the May election, Nelson Harris will serve as Vice-Mayor.

[AZ-Fire]


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[WRITER=jja]
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Thousands in Eastern Arizona are getting ready to leave their homes- if a wildfire takes a turn toward them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Show Low, AZ]


4-thousand have already left- The 60-thousand acre fire began Tuesday and grew immensely yesterday.
The city of Show Low is the biggest threatened by the blaze. It's about 125 miles northeast of Phoenix.
About 77 hundred people have been told to leave or be ready to leave with an hour's notice.
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[Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Investigators now say the woman accused of setting a huge wildfire in Colorado moved stones away from a campsite- to allow the flames to reach brush.
Jennifer Miller reports on that.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Sagan/U. S. Forest Service; :55]
[SUPER=@Miller1; 1:16]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Denver.]

((SHE SPENT 18 YEARS SERVING THE U-S FOREST SERVICE ... NOW SHE IS FACING TIME BEHIND BARS. WILD: THURSDAY A JUDGE RELEASED FORESTRY TECHNICIAN TERRY LYNN BARTON ON BAIL ... AFTER HEARING TESTIMONY FROM HER CO-WORKERS WITH THE US FOREST SERVICE. BUT PROSECUTORS BELIEVE SHE IS A FLIGHT RISK.... BECAUSE SHE IS CHARGED WITH WILLFULLY SETTING COLORADO'S BIGGEST WILDFIRE EVER. ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, BARTON SAYS SHE ACCIDENTALLY SPARKED THE BLAZE WHILE BURNING A LETTER FROM HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND IN THIS FIRE PIT.
NAT SOT FIRE.

BUT PROSECUTORS SAY THE BLAZE WAS SET INTENTIONALLY AND MALICIOUSLY. THEY FILED A FOUR-COUNT CRIMINAL INDICTMENT .... CHARGES TO WHICH BARTON PLEADED NOT GUILTY. AS PROSECTORS PURSUE THEIR CASE AGAINST BARTON, FIREFIGHTERS TRY TO TAME THE FIRE SHE ALLEGEDLY STARTED. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY ARE GIVING THEM A 48-HOUR WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY. SO CREWS ARE THROWING EVERYTHING THEY HAVE AT THE FIRE. STEVE SAGAN/U-S FOREST SERVICE: "We're not reacting to the fire now, we're directly attacking it. We're starting to put some containment lines around it and trying to get the fire surrounded." BUT IT'S A DANGEROUS JOB....WHEN FLAMES GOT TOO CLOSE..THIS CREW HAD TO BAIL OUT. THEY SAY THEY ARE LUCKY TO BE ALIVE..
"That puppy is hot..and it takes no prisoners." Miller: THE JUDGE RELEASED BARTON ON 600-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND ... JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, DENVER.))

[Fire-Crew]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=rle]
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The forest fire in Rockbridge County that has burned 3-thousand acres is just about contained, and some unusual firefighters are receiving credit for a life-saving act.
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[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

Inmates at the minimum security Cold Springs Correctional facility are working the firelines. On Tuesday, the inmates saved the life of a firefighter who stopped breathing from smoke inhalation.
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[SOT -7:33:59 tape 2 --- 7:25:27 tape 1]
[INQ=Everybody had their...]

((ESTEL PERRY/INJURED FIREFIGHTER; THE CREW DID A GREAT JOB GETTING ME OUT. THE SAFETY OFFICERS, ALL THE EMT'S INVOLVED, I REALLY DO APPRECIATE THEM.)) ((TOM RUNNETT/VA DEPT. OF FORESTRY; EVERYBODY HAD THEIR HANDS ON HIM, EVERYBODY DID A GOOD JOB. WE'VE GOT SOMEBODY UP AND WALKING AROUND WITH US NOW THAT WOULDN'T BE WITH US WITHOUT THE HARD WORK OF THE BOYS UP ON THE HILL.))
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[SUPER=01-Tom Runnett/VA Dept. of Forestry; :12]
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[OUTQ=boys up on the hill.]
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[VO-NAT - :06+]

Perry was released from Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital this evening after spending two days in the I-C-U.
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[Gypsy-Moths]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=csc]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC1:59:57]
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It's not just fire threatening Virginia's forests... gypsy moths are on the move as well.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


When the moths are in their larva or "caterpillar" stage they eat the leaves off of trees, and sometimes the trees are unable to recover..
In addition to damaging the trees' beauty, gypsy moths can hurt the pocketbook by ruining timber and decreasing home values.
Experts say the best way to fight gypsy moths is for land-owners to work together, to make sure large areas are sprayed with insecticide..
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[IN Q=16:24:29]

((JOYCE COINER/GYPSY MOTH REGIONAL COORDINATOR; YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THE GYPSY MOTH COST SHARE PROGRAM, THAT EACH COUNTY HAS TO OFFER THE LAND-OWNER WHICH WOULD COST THEM 12 DOLLARS AN ACRE TO SIGN UP AND SPRAY NEXT SPRING))
[SUPER=01-Joyce Coiner/Gypsy Moth Regional Coordinator; ]
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[**WIPE TO FULL SCREEN PINNACLE**]
If you notice gypsy moths on your property you can call 1-800 -824-8606, or call your county's extension office.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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A local lawmaker bows out of the race for House Speaker.
That's next on NEws 7.
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And how many hours of housework does your man do? See how they stack up to the latest survey when we come back.

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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[IN Q=Hey folks....]
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[OUT Q=...the Big 7"]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the horse show returns to the spotlight tonight with the precious stick horses and an acupuncturist from down under. JJ Redick has been pumping iron and inflating his guns before heading to Duke, plus Scott Allison gets an honor and th

e Steam moves on without Steve Jerry tonight on the Big 7.))[Griffith]


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Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith says southwest Virginia will still be well represented even if he is not speaker of the House.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Griffith announced today he's not a candidate to become Virginia's next speaker.
He cited his pending divorce and his busy law practice as reasons behind the decision.
The House Majority Leader says the next speaker will have no choice but to hear the concerns of our area.
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[SOT 5:02]
[IN Q=I'm still the majority]

((MORGAN GRIFFITH: I'M STILL THE MAJORITY LEADER AND I HAVE NO INTENTION OF GIVING UP THE POST. THATS AN IMPORTANT POST AND I THINK WHOEVER THE NEXT SPEAKER IS WILL RECOGNIZE THAT THOSE OF US IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA FEEL VERY STRONGLY UP OUR LIFESTYLE AND OUR VALUES AND WILL PAY ATTENTION THE DELEGATES FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA PARTICULARLY THE MAJORITY LEADER.))
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[VO-NAT]


Republicans will meet next month to pick a successor to Vance Wilkins who resigned a week ago in the wake of a sexual harrasement scandal.
Several people are mentioned as possible candidates but the only one to say publicly he wants the job is Delegate Bill Howell of Fredericksburg.
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[Execution-Retardation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Virginia case has led to a major reversal from the Supreme Court today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


In a six-to-three ruling, the court says executing the mentally retarded violates the Constitution, reversing a ruling made 13 years ago.
Today's ruling was in favor of Virginia death row inmate Daryl Atkins.
Atkins was convicted of a 1996 kidnapping and murder.
His lawyers say he has an I-Q of only 59.
That's equivalent to a 9 to 12 year old.
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[Warner]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Governor Mark Warner says he supports the high court's decision, but would "not" say how it might affect future clemency requests.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Warner fielded a question on capital punishment during his speech today to the annual Boys State convention in Lynchburg.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: I'M NOT GOING TO COMMENT ON THE SPECIFICS OF A CASE THAT MAY COME BEFORE ME FOR CLEMENCY. I DO FEEL THOUGH, FROM A POLICY STANDPOINT, AND WAS SUPPORTIVE OF LEGISLATION THIS PAST GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT WOULD HAVE PROHIBITED STATES FROM EXECUTING THE MENTALLY RETARDED.))
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Virginia is one of twenty states that.. until now.. had allowed the mentally retarded to be put to death.
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[Grundy-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-12 TC1:59:57]
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Two experts will evaluate the accused murderer from a shooting spree at a Virginia law school earlier this year.

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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Grundy;]

In Grundy today, a judge ordered that competency evaluations for Peter (o-diga-ZOO'-a) Odighizuwa be completed in 40-days. The Commonwealth's Attorney and Defense each picked an expert to speak with him at the New River Valley jail. In court documents, defense attorney's say their client suffers from a long standing, untreated, serious mental illness.
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[SOT 1:07:18]
[IN Q=if he's]

((JIMMY TURK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; IF HE'S NOT COMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL THEN THAT EXTENDS THROUGH THE PRELIMINARY HEARING THAT EXTENDS THROUGH ALL PHASES OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEEDING.))
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[OUT Q=criminal proceeding.]
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[VO-NAT]

The judge makes the decision on whether (O-diga-zoo-a's) Odighizuwa's case will go forward to trial based on the competency evaluations.
Odighizuwa faces three capital murder charges.. which are punishable by death.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


They watch Fortune one-thousand companies and the department of defense... now they're setting up shop in Southwest Virginia.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And later... find out what this silent protest is all about.
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[Commercial]

[Virtual-IT]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC1:42:20]
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A company called Virtual I-T Incorporated has decided to headquarter in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Virtual I-T makes web-based video surveillance and security equipment for customers including Fortune 1000 companies and the US Department of Defense.
The firm already has offices in Bedford and Lynchburg -- and continues to expand in Roanoke.
While Virtual I-T employs only 10 in Virginia, its CEO sees that changing, especially in the Tidewater area, as business takes off.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We chose Roanoke]

((JULIET SILVER/VIRTUAL IT CEO; WE CHOSE ROANOKE FOR SEVERAL REASONS. IT'S A WIRED COMMUNITY MEANING THEIR IS A SIGNIFICANT ABOUT OF BROADBAND CAPACITY IN DOWNTOWN ROANOKE THAT WE CAN TAP INTO TO DELIVER A LOT OF OUR WEB-BASED SOLUTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Juliet Silver/Virtual IT CEO ]
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[OUT Q=based solutions.]
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[VO-NAT]


The new headquarters is located on Church Avenue in downtown Roanoke.
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[Housework]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Many say a woman's work is never done- but a new study shows more men are willing to get off of the couch and help out around the house.
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[VO-NAT 09.5]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH]


This advertising executive is a good example- he says he pulls his weight around the house- washing dishes, pulling weeds and taking care of his daughter.
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[SOT 20:38:19]
[IN Q=]

((JIM BRAZYTIS/HUSBAND AND FATHER: I KNOW MANY MEN WHO WON'T DO ANYTHING AND NOT THAT I KNOW I DO EVERYTHING AROUND THE HOUSE BUT YOU KNOW I DO THE BEST I CAN. WHEN IT COMES TO THE LAUNDRY I LEAVE THAT TO LISA BECAUSE I LIKE TO HAVE MY CLOTHES FIT THE WAY I BOUGHT THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Brazytis/Husband and Father;]
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[OUT Q=THE WAY I BOUGHT THEM.]
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[VO-NAT]


University of Michigan researchers found more men are doing more housework.
In 1965, men worked 11 and a half hours a week but have since increased their house work load of more that 4 hours.
Compare this to women who reduced their house work load by more than 11 hours.
Internationally Swedish men contribute the most at more than 24 hours a week but Japanese men only 4 point 4 hours a week.
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[SOT 20:39:33]
[IN Q=]

((I THINK EVERYBODY IS ASKED TO PITCH IN MORE ESPECIALLY WITH SO MANY MORE WOMEN WORKING.)) ((I LOVE DOING THE YARD WORK, I LOVE TAKING ON THE BABY SITTING JOBS, I HELP WITH THE DISHES.))
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[OUT Q=with the dishes.]
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While men are contributing more, women still hold the record- averaging more than 30 hours of housework a week.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-121 2215TC & Extra]
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The horse show comes to life tonight with the stick horse races and an equine acupuncturist. Plus, JJ is beefing up for those ACC wars, and Steve Jerry is steamed about his suspension. But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Roanoke College's athletic director Scott Allison, who also is the school's men's soccer coach - has been named division three's southeast region athletic director of the year. He is one of just 25 ADs to receive this prestigious award across the country.
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[S-Stick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mdo]
[TAPE#=SP-126 11:12TC]
[GRAPHIC= horse show]


The children took the rink yesterday evening as the Roanoke Valley Horse Show stepped away from heavy competition and turned to fun.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The stick horse race, which is the largest class at the show, took place tonight as the children of competitors, exhibitors, and local families, flooded into the rink.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="The horseshow is..."]
[SUPER=01-June Camper/ Horse Show Executive Director; :00]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q= "but its my favorite."]
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[VO NAT CON'T]
Each youngster in the race received a blue ribbon from a Saint Francis of Assisi service dog and its helper. The horse show donates money to the charitable organization. The dogs are used throughout the area by those in need.
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[IN Q="These are service dogs..."]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q= "give for service."]
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[S-Pain]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-104 1:16:04]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]

Fortunately, none of the stick horses threw any of the young riders tonight, but injuries are a part of the show for both horse and equestrian.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Five time Grand Prix winner Aaron Vale dislocated his shoulder riding two weeks ago. When rider or horse get hurt, they can come to this gentleman. Brian McLaren is an equine veterinarian and Australia's highest qualified acupuncturist both in humans and in animals.
McLaren is demonstrating his techniques at the horse show this week. He uses a torch with a beam of light to stimulate the skin at the injury point to trigger a specific healing result.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Brian McLaren/Equine Veterinarian; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....nuro chemicals"]
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[VO-NAT]


McLaren treats humans in order to eliminate chronic pain. With horses, his objective is to teach the animal's owner the techniques.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=.....a lot easier"]
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-124 1507TC]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


In the big leagues last night the Luis Castillo watch continued as the Marlins'
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Fox-Ohio;:00]

second baseman looked to extend his hitting streak to an amazing 34 straight games. Last night - the party got started in the bottom of the first inning as Castillo went with the pitch to the opposite field and advanced the streak with the single. It's the 13th time in this streak he has hit safely in his first at bat.
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The Marlins win 3-to-nothing in a rain shortened game.
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After a less than successful road trip, the Roanoke Steam will be back in the Civic Center to take on Carolina this weekend.
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Offensive coordinator Mike Weneta and Defensive coordinator Joe Campbell will run the team in the absence of Head Coach Steven Jerry. Jerry will serve a one game suspension after leaving the field early in last week's loss to Tennessee Valley.
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Duke bound freshman J.J. Redick offered up some words of wisdom today at the eighth annual Future Knights Basketball camp in southwest Roanoke County. Steve Mason says the campers also got to see a bigger and better Redick.
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((80 hoopsters ages 8 to 13 were all ears as Redick spoke for about 10 minutes. he made sure to hit on two concepts very important to him. ((:)) Cave Spring coach Billy Hicks has one of his players speak each day of his camp. Redick's basketball lessons are hardly the most important messages conveyed to the kids. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) After camp, the Cave Spring varsity and JV is off to the University of Richmond team basketball camp. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

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In one other Cave Spring basketball note -
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Kevin Garst has been hired as an assistant varsity basketball coach for the Knights. The Hampden-Sydney graduate also be head coach the Cave Spring Jayvee. He played on a state title team at Salem and in the national title game in D-3.
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One hundred people protested in Spain on Tuesday and if their lips got tired it wasn't because they were yelling...
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Instead they were kissing. It was part of the "European Institute of Design's" campaign to boost social tolerance and freedom. The event, known as the "Kiss Invasion," lasted two hours while couples locked-lips in five different cities. When participants came up for air, water was provided- Organizers say next year they hope to broaden the campaign to other Spanish cities and eventually all over Europe. (------------)