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Coming up on News 7-
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Guns in cockpits- Lawmakers take a vote tongiht- results coming up-
Was a fire that killed three area children inetionally set- We'll have details.
And a cool treat on a hot summer day for these pandas-
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is coming up next.

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[SOT - 21:09:40]
[IN Q=I don't think...]

((I DON'T THINK PEOPLE WILL HIJACK A PLANE IF THEY THINK A PILOT HAS A GUN, AND MAY BE TRYING TO SHOOT THEM.))
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[OUT Q=may be trying to shoot them.]
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[VO-NAT]


Some passengers like the idea of guns in the cockpit, but the proposal still has to clear some federal hurdles.
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[Guns-Cockpits]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Late today the house passed a bill that would let pilots carry guns-
President Bush opposes the idea- and so do the airlines- but what are the bill's prospects in the Senate?
Teri Okita has more.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :07]
[Super=01-Rep. Denny Rehberg/(R) Montana; :26]
[Super=01-Rep. Mike Honda/(D) California; :45]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Robert Smith/(R) New Hampshire; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Barbara Boxer/(D) California; 1:08]
[SUPER=@Okita2; 1:22]
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[OUT Q=standard outcue.]

(( AMERICAN PILOTS ARE NOW CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE IN THE CASE OF A TERRORIST HIJACKING. SO ON WEDNESDAY, THE HOUSE TOOK A BOLD STEP.... Nat sound: "and the bill is passed"
AND OVERWHELMINGLY PASSED A BILL THAT WOULD -- FOR THE FIRST TIME -- ALLOW PILOTS TO CARRY GUNS IN THE COCKPIT. REP. DENNY REHBERG/R-MT: "Those wishing to interfere with the safe operation of U.S. passenger airlines are now on notice, you will not succeed. And your evil efforts will be met with lethal force." UNDER THE LEGISLATION, MORE THAN 70-THOUSAND PILOTS COULD VOLUNTEER TO BE A PART OF THE PROGRAM ... IF THEY AGREED TO UNDERGO WEAPONS TRAINING.
BUT CRITICS MAINTAIN PILOTS SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON FLYING PLANES, AND LET AIR MARSHALS DEAL WITH SECURITY. REP. MIKE HONDA/D-CA: "In proposing this legislation, Congress is experimenting with the flying public."
A SIMILAR MEASURE IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A TOUGHER TIME GETTING THROUGH THE SENATE. BUT SUPPORTERS ARE NOT BACKING DOWN. SEN. ROBERT SMITH/R-NH "Armed pilots and trained flight attendants are the first line of deterrence and the last line of defense to keep this aircraft from becoming a weapon of mass destruction and killing innocent people both in the air and on the ground."
SEN. BARBARA BOXER/D-CA "Indeed, it is a matter of life and death. Why do I say this? Because if a plane is considered under the control of hijackers it will be shot down by our military. WHILE PILOT UNIONS HAVE LOBBIED HARD FOR THE RIGHT TO CARRY GUNS, THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY AND A FLIGHT ATTENDANTS' GROUP HAVE OPPOSED THE IDEA. EVEN THE WHITE HOUSE HAS COME OUT AGAINST IT ... SAYING THE FOCUS SHOULD BE ON STRENGTHENING COCKPIT DOORS ... AND PUTTING MORE FEDERAL MARSHALS ON AIRPLANES. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))


[Halifax-Fire]


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Authorities say a fire that killed three Halifax County sisters was not intentionally set.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./February; ]

The February blaze killed 14-year old Lacey Wright and her younger sisters, Jessica and Christina. Authorities initially treated the blaze as suspicious. But after months of working on the case-- investigators say the fatal fire will be ruled ACCIDENTAL. Authorities were not able to determine how the fire started. But say there is NO evidence it was intentionally set or was the result of criminal activity.
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[Smart-Kidnapping]


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A new letter surfaces in the case of missing teenager Elizabeth Smart-
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[VO-NAT 12]


The girls' father says it is from someone who sounded like he wanted to negotiate Elizabeth's release.
It is an unusual development in the already mysterious case of the missing 14 year old.
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((ED SMART/ELIZABETH'S FATHER: IT WAS FROM A PERSON WHO SAID THEY HAD TALKED WITH THE ABDUCTOR AND THE PERSON WAS INDICATING THAT HE WANTED TO RELEASE HER.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Smart/Elizabeth's Father;]
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[OUT Q=wanted to release her.]
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[VO-NAT08]


The letter was typed and apparently contained no ranson details and no real information about Elizabeths disappearance.
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[SOT ]

((I DON'T KNOW IF THIS LETTER WAS TRULY FROM THE ABDUCTOR. I HONESTLY CAN TELL YOU THAT I DON'T KNOW IT SEEMED SUPICIOUS TO ME.))
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[OUT Q=seemed suspicious to me.]
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[vo-nat]
Police have a copy of the letter. They still say they have no breaks in the case- Elizabeth Smart has been missing since June 5th.
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[Anthem-Trigon]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Should Trigon merge with Anthem? The public got a chance today to weigh in on the decision.
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[VO-NAT - :38+]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Fifteen witnesses appeared this morning before the State Corporation Commission.
The S-C-C must decide whether to approve the deal.
Anthem currently provides health care services to more than eight million people in eight different states.
Concerns were raised today about complaints made by Anthem customers in other states regarding slow payments and denial of claims.
Trigon officials say they have thoroughly reviewed Anthem and remain confident that the merger will be a good thing for its customers.
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[SOT 11:52:10-27]
[IN Q=We found Anthem to be a very responsive, customer-focused company.]
[SUPER=01-Tom Snead/Trigon CEO]
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[OUT Q=getting together of two very exceptional companies]


If allowed, the merger would create the fifth largest healthcare company in the country.
The S-C-C did not rule today but is taking the public comments under advisement.
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[Crawford]


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Salem's Circuit court clerk- and onetime Salem football star Chance Crawford has taken on Trigon and the city for failure to cover his medical treatments.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month]

In a motivational talk just a week ago at Cave Spring High School, Crawford sounded upbeat.
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[IN Q=I've been very fortunate]
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[OUT Q=since that accident.]
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He talked briefly about the play that cost him the use of his legs in 1980, but there was no mention of the lawsuit his attorneys filed in federal court today. They say the City's Health Plan Administrator concluded a procedure Crawford needs is NOT experimental and SHOULD be covered. But Trigon has turned him down, and now says all of Crawford's appeals have been exhausted.
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[Anthony]


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A 72-year old Henry County businessman is going to jail for polluting the Blackberry Creek.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Richard Anthony had already admitted to violating the Clean Water Act. Today a federal magistrate ordered him to serve 12 months in a minimum- security prison and pay the county 31-thousand dollars in restitution. That's what Public Service Authority officials and the judge determined it cost to clean up the plant and keep it from polluting the creek. Anthony told Keith Humphry he can't afford even the 50-dollar monthly payments the judge ordered him to make.
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[SOT 22:18:35]
[IN Q=I sacrificed]

((I SACRIFICED. MY FAMILY HAS SACRIFICED TO KEEP THAT PLANT RUNNING. I HAVE NOTHING. I HAVE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Anthony/Former Sewage Treatment Plant Operator]
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[OUT Q=absolutely nothing.]
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[VO-NAT]

Because Anthony's wife suffered a heart attack Friday, he'll be given several weeks before he must begin serving time.

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[Grayson-Quarry]


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A Grayson County neighborhood is stuck between a rock and a group of upset neighbors.
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[SUPER=03-Grayson Co.;]

Cardinal Stone Quarry wants to expand its operations. They're asking the county to re-zone 120-acres so they can work on the land. But the request is upsetting homeowners surrounding the business. They're organizing a campaign to stop the proposal... saying there's no reason to justify expansion.
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[SOT 2:01:49]
[IN Q=there]

((GINA ISOM/CONCERNED RESIDENT; THERE ARE MANY LANDOWNERS HERE THAT FEEL THAT THEY HAVE DAMAGE FROM THE QUARRY ALREADY AND THE FUMES THE EXHAUST THE NOISE AND SO MANY THINGS INTERRUPT THE NEIGHBORHOOD.))
[SUPER=01-Gina Isom/Concerned Resident; :]
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[OUT Q=THE NEIGHBORHOOD]
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[VO-NAT]

(Eye-Some) Isom says 1-hundred residents plan to protest at the Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday night. Cardinal Stone meanwhile says they will compromise with residents by filing for a conditional use permit... saying it will address concerns about noise, dust and safety.
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[Bridge-Suicide]


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Two different state agencies... two different opinions as to whether a Lynchburg woman's suicide last summer could have been prevented.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


48-year-old Teresa Wilkerson died after jumping off the Rivermont bridge last August after a long history of mental illness.
The Department of Rights for Virginians with Disabilities ruled in May that Wilkerson would be alive today had the local community services board properly diagnosed her.
But a new report from the state Mental Health Department finds "no" neglect by the C-S-B.
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[SOT 8:19:28]
[IN Q=The concern here]

((PHIL THEISEN/LYNCHBURG DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS ASSOCIATION: THE CONCERN HERE IS, THIS IS TYPICAL OF REPORTS WE'VE SEEN, NOT ONLY WITH THIS COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY, BUT WHEN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH DOES AN EVALUATION, WE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE I'VE NEVER SEEN A REPORT COME OUT FINDING WRONGDOING.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Theisen/Lynchburg Depressive Disorders Assoc.; ]
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[OUT Q=finding wrongdoing.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wilkerson's father reportedly is considering a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and- or the community services board.
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[OWinston-Link]


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Visitors to the State Capitol can now get a glimpse into the final years of Roanoke's Norfolk and Western railway.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Organizers of the O. Winston Link Museum, which is under construction, presented Governor Mark Warner today with a reminder of the area's steam power.
Six photographs from the museum's collection of 250 will be on loan to the Commonwealth.
They will be displayed in both the State house and Executive Mansion.
Governor Warner had expressed interest in the famed photographer's work during his visit to inspect the tire fire.

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[SOT 15:34:34-54]
[IN Q=While in Roanoke the Governor took the opportunity]
[SUPER=01-Kent Chrisman/History Musuem of Western Va.; :13]
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[OUT Q=represented in Richmond.]
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The O. Winston Link Museum is scheduled to open in October 2003.
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Up ahead on the newscast, President Bush gives a pep talk to federal workers who will be on the front lines in the battles for homeland security.
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[VO-NAT]

and also, a teenager who says police used excessive force during - is now suing.
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[Sports-preview]

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[Homeland-Security]


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As the safety of the nation is being threatened again and again -President Bush is stirring up Congress and other federal workers to take action quickly - by joining forces in a homeland security mission. Aleen Sirgany has the details.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/Minority Leader; :]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

(( RALLYING FEDERAL WORKERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT IN CREATING A NEW HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY, PRESIDENT BUSH TOLD NEARLY FOUR THOUSAND DOMESTIC SECURITY EMPLOYEES THEY NEED TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE.

(SOT)BUSH: "YOU CAN LOOK BACK AND SAY I WAS PART OF NOT ONLY WINNING THE WAR ON TERROR, BUT I WAS PART OF WORKING TOGE

THER TO LEAVE BEHIND A LEGACY."
BUT IT WONT BE EASY. THE PROPOSED SECURITY AGENCY WOULD INCLUDE ONE-HUNDRED THOUSAND WORKERS AND COMBINE MORE THAN 20 FEDERAL AGENCIES CURRENTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SECURITY. A SYSTEM THE PRESIDENT SAYS IS NOW BADLY BROKEN.

(SOT)BUSH:

"WHEN YOU'VE GOT....NEW CHALLENGES"
EARLIER, THE PRESIDENT MET WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS, URGING THEM FOR HELP IN FUNDING HOMELAND SECURITY.

(SOT)SEN. TRENT LOTT/MINORITY LEADER:

"HE TALKED ABOUT THE NEED TO GET THIS DONE."
AND LAWMAKERS APPEAR TO BE MOVING QUICKLY. FIVE HOUSE COMMITTEES WORKED ON THEIR PARTS OF THE LEGISLATION, AND HOUSE LEADERS HOPE TO HAVE A BILL ON THE FLOOR BY NEXT WEEK.
STANDUP: TO COME:...BUT THE SENATE...CAUGHT UP IN ARGUMENTS....NOT MOVING AS QUICKLY.... AS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

[LA-Beating]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The teenager arrested on videotape- is now suing the Inglewood California police officer- who slammed him into a car.
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[VO-NAT 07.5]
[SUPER=03-Inglewood, CA;]


Just days after this arrest was caught on videotape, Donovan Jackson's family is filing a lawsuit in federal court.

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[SOT]

((JOHN SWEENEY/FAMILY ATTORNEY: WE ARE GOING TO PROSECUTE THIS CASE AS VIGOROUSLY AND ROUGHLY AS THEY BEAT OUR CLIENT.))
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[SUPER=01-John Sweeney/Family Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=BEAT OUR CLIENT.]
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[VO-NAT 14 plus pad]


The family accused the police officers and L-A county deputies of beating the 16 year old and his father.
A tourist shot the video on Saturday- L-A county deputies say officers repeatedly gave orders to the teen, but he resisted them.
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[Sheriff-Killed]


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A former sheriff in Georgia will now know what its like to be on the other side of the jail bars - Today a jury convicted him of plotting the murder plan of his successor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, GA;]


A jury found Former DeKalb County Sheriff Sidney Dorsey guilty of planning the slaying of Derwin Brown- the man who had been elected to succeed him.
Two days before Brown was supposed to take office - he was gunned down in his driveway.
Brown had campaigned on a pledge to clean up the corruption he said plagued the department under Dorsey.
Dorsey was also convicted of presiding over widespread corruption in the department. He could face life in prison without parole.
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[Stock-market]


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Yet another corporate scandal- The Telecom company "Qwest" confirmed today it's under criminal investigation by the U-S attorneys office in Denver.
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[VO-NAT]


Its stock fell by a third- but it was hardly alone- All but two of the 30 Dow stocks went down.
Analysts say investors are just plain scared.
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[Cheney-Lawsuit]


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The Senate votes to crack down on executives who commit securities fraud including document shredding- Senators voted tonight to approve tougher penalties.
Meanwhile just one day after the Bush Administration pledged to crack down on corporate fraud- a lawsuit is filed claiming the Vice President and the oil company he led engaged in shady accounting practices.
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[VO-NAT 09 CONUS AT 15:18:26 CHENEY]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]


Judicial Watch- a watchdog group based in Washington D-C says it will file suit-
It claims fraudulent accounting practices by the Halliburton Oil.
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[SOT 1:14]
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((LARRY CLAYMAN/JUDICIAL WATCH CHAIRMAN: IF THERE WAS NOTHING TO HIDE VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY AND HIS ACCOUNTING FIRM SHOULD HAVE MADE PUBLIC HOW THEY MADE A CHANGE IN ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND DISCLOSED THAT TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Clayman/Judicial Watch Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=American People.]
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[vo-nat 03.5]
The White House had this reaction.
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[SOT 30]
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((ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: THE SUIT IS WITHOUT MERIT AND AS YOU INDICTAE THIS IS A SUIT FILED VIS VIS HALLIBERTON IT'S APPROPRIATE TO ADDRESS ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS TO HALLIBURTON.))
[SUPER=@Fleischer;]
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[OUT Q=TO HALLIBURTON]
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[VO-NAT 04 plus pad]


Cheney ran the Halliburton company from 1995 until 2000-
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still ahead on the newscast, preserving the past pays off in Rockbridge County.
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[VO-NAT]

and these pandas were trying to keep cool in sunny California. We'll have that and more coming up.
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[Commercial]


[Goshen-Bridge]


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The re-built bridge in the town of Goshen re-opened for traffic today..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Goshen]


The original version opened in 1891 -- but it deteriorated over the years and became unsafe.
Historic preservation groups worked with transportation and construction officials to come up with the new design, which looks almost exactly like the old one.
Building the new bridge cost more than 2-million dollars -- money that came from Rockbridge County as well as state and federal funds..
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[SUPER=01-Darrel Sprouse/Goshen Mayor]

(("IT'S BEEN PUT OFF AND PUT OFF SO THEY FINALLY CAME TO THE END OF GETTING IT DONE. SO TODAY IT'S DONE AND FINISHED AND WE'RE PROUD OF IT"))
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[OUT Q=we're proud of it]
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[VO-NAT]


The new bridge remains on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register, just like its predecessor.
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[Pandas-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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What better on a hot day than something cool- and
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[VO-NAT 14:52:36 27 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA]

that is just what two Giant pandas got at the San Diego zoo- an icy treat.
18 tons of crushed ice was blown into the enclosure for the bears- and it's obvious they loved it.
Snow is a native environment to pandas- it's clear the animals feel at home in the white stuff.
The summer snow is part of an ongoing program at the zoo designed to provide the animals with stimulating environments-
The two giant pandas are on loan to the zoo from China.
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[S-Rangers]


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While Major League Baseball and the Carolina League finished off the All-Star break with another off day, the Appy League got back on the field tonight. In Pulaski, the Rangers welcomed the Burlington Indians to town.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; :00]


To historic Calfee Park we go, where rain showers didn't keep the crowd away. Burlington jumped out front early. Clayton Mccullough smacks a shot to deep left field. Orlando Cruz makes the catch, but Luis Hodge comes home on the sac fly and the Indians led it 2 to 1 in the second.
It didn't take the Rangers long to answer. Julian Charles bloops a single into the outfield scoring Chris O'Riordan tying the game at 2 in the third.
Still in the third, Nate Gold makes this plate appearance golden with the bomb over the 363 foot sign.
[SUPER=34-Burlington/3/Pulaski/5/;]

The three run homer blew this one open and Pulaski goes on to win it 5 to 3.
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[S-Beach]


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The Salem Avalanche starts a three game series tomorrow night in Myrtle Beach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Myrtle Beach won the first half of the season while Salem finished right behind the Pelicans in second place. However, the Avs posted a 6 and 4 record against the Birds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We had a tough time..."]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Winchester/Avalanche Catcher; :00]
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[OUT Q="up for it."]
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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The Avs begin a seven game home stand at Salem Memorial this Monday beginning with Potomac.


[S-Bert]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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To hockey, where the Greensboro Generals have found a new goaltender. Tomorrow morning, the club will announce that it has signed former Roanoke Express net minder Daniel Berthiaume.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Generals are in the Northeast Division with the Express and Berthiaume will play against his old team. Berthiaume also had an attractive offer from Toledo, where former Express assistant Mark Bernard is now coaching, but decided on Greensboro because the Coliseum where the Generals play is just 93 miles from his home at Smith Mountain Lake. Berthiaume will comute to Greensboro next season and will have the option of an apartment during long homestands.
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[S-Chip]


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Chip Sullivan, the head golf pro at Ashley Plantation, won the Maryland Open today. Sullivan set the course record at the three day event on Monday with a six under par round. Yesterday he shot a 69 and today he closed out the title with a five under par round on the 7000 yard Bully Rock Course in Aberdeen, Maryland to beat defending champ Wayne DeFrancisco. Chip is now headed to Williamsburg to play in this year's Crown Royal event over the weekend.

[S-Dazzle]


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After a less than dazzling inaugural season, the Roanoke Dazzle is hoping a much improved fan friendly schedule for next season will be a hit. The Dazzle's new schedule that was released today, will have 25 home dates including 9 Saturday night games.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=AS MUCH AS...]
[SUPER=01-Joe Preseren/Roanoke Dazzle President; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=...the FAMILIES."]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[super=03-Roanoke;]

The Dazzle also will play two Saturday doubleheaders with the Express. With Hoops taking place at 1pm and hockey in the evening.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK...]
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[OUT Q=...PRIME DATES."]
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[vo nat con't] The team's home opener is Friday night November 15th. The schedule also includes a President's Day afternoon game and a night game on New Year's Day.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
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[OUT Q=....NEW YEAR'S NIGHT."]
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[S-Reddick]


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Sticking with hoops, J-J Reddick closed out his high school career last night in Hampton with the Virginia High School All Star Game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hampton; :00]


J-J struggled a bit in the contest with just two field goals on his way to a seven point night. The East team beat Reddick's West team 95 to 82. The East has now won 12 straight games in the series. For Reddick, the game was a lot of fun and a welcome break from his summer school classes at Duke, which have been quite a challenge.
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[OUT Q=first week and a half."]


[vo-nat cont'd]
The classroom isn't the only place where Reddick has learned a few lessons over the past few days. Cameron Indoor Stadium has been a school house for basketball knowledge.
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[OUT Q=and we've followed."]
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Northside's Chris Smith took home MVP honors for the West with 16 points. And the girls game took on a local flavor last night as well.
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Martinsville's Serena Brandon got this bucket to start overtime and gave the West the lead for good. Former William Fleming star Olivia Grant was a workhorse for the West. Grant tallied 22 points on the night, including five in overtime giving the West a 69-64 win. The Evansville signee took home MVP honors and gained a little confidence as she prepares for her first season with the Purple Aces.
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[OUT Q=it's real special."]
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