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Coming up on News 7-
Two area school systems could become one- We'll tell you which ones are considering it.
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[VO-NAT]


A high speed chase- with a child in the car.
And a fatal shooting at a Local park. The killer is still not caught.
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And one big music star is coming to the Star city-
News 7 is next.

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((THE REAL SITUATION HERE IS MR. MAYS CLEARLY ENDANGERED HIS OWN CHILD IN ORDER TO ESCAPE AND NOT BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR HIS ACTIONS.))
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[OUT Q=for his actions.]
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[VO-NAT]


A police chase ends in a crash after the suspect takes off with his young daughter in the back seat.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[L'burg-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=02-27 TC21:42]
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A Campbell County man now faces a whole new set of charges.
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[VO-NAT]
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24-year-old Jason Lee Mays and his young daughter received minor injuries after he crashed on the Lynchburg Expressway.
Police had tried to stop Mays after learning he had failed to appear in court to face several felony charges.
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[SOT 18:28:10]
[IN Q=I think the]

((CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE CHIEF: I THINK THE OFFICERS INVOLVED DID A.. MADE THE CORRECT CHOICES IN THIS CASE.))
[SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=choices in this case.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say Mays will now face more charges related to the pursuit, including felony child endangerment.
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[Carroll-AX]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A maintenance worker who stopped on the side of Interstate 77, was struck by a truck and dragged nearly 200 feet to his death. 43-year-old Joseph White McCarthy, the Third, of Woodlawn, was standing beside his pick up truck in the emergency lane in Carroll County.... when a tractor trailer hit him and dragged him 180 feet before stopping. Mc Carthy was pronounced dead at the scene. A truck driver from Waynesboro is charged with reckless driving.

[81-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Charges are pending in a series of afternoon accidents that tied up traffic on Interstate 81.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Isolated thunderstorms brought heavy rain to Roanoke County this afternoon... and the problems started when a car overturned in the northbound lanes near Dixie Caverns.
As traffic backed up, a garbage truck tried to stop, hydroplaned and crashed into three more vehicles.
Two people were taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for what are described as non life-threatning injuries.
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[School-Merger]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Martinsville and Henry County are thinking about merging school systems.
A joint school board subcommittee has hired Virginia Tech to do a feasibility study.
The consulting team will study everything from personnel rules to bell schedules.
The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce has committed to raising private funds to cover the nearly 85-thousand dollar price tag.
Once funding is secured, the study will take about a year to complete.

[Marye]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC58:16]
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Virginia's senior State Senator made his resignation official today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


The Democratic Party of Virginia says Madison Marye submitted his resignation to Governor Warner today.
It takes effect on August First.
Marye has represented the 39th Senate District for 29 years.
He says he wants to have more time with his family and that redistricting played a role.
When the new lines were drawn - the 39th District was moved to Northern Virginia.
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[Water]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
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Carvins Cove has reached the lowest point it's ever been... and presumably will set a record tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove]

As of today, Roanoke's reservoir is 29-point-2 feet below the spillway. That's where it stood in September of 1999- -just before the rain came... and eventually filled the Cove up again. But this time there's no sustained rainfall in sight. City officials will hold a news conference tomorrow- -if the Cove does fall below 29-point-2- -perhaps anticipating new water use restrictions that may go into effect if the level hits THIRTY-feet below the spillway.
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[Burn-Ban]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Open-burning is now prohibited in the City of Danville. The Danville Fire Department today banned all open burning without a permit within city limits. The move is a response to hazardous fire conditions and a lack of rain. The ban will be lifted once weather conditions improve.

[Flood-relief]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's not a drought- but flooding that left some families in Buchanan County homeless- but before long those families may have a new place to hang their hats.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-May]


The community of Hurley has been floated one-point-six million dollars in government aid to rebuild.
Flash floods in May destroyed more than 200 homes and businesses.
State and federal funds will be used to re-build houses for the 90 families who lost homes in the flooding.
Governor Mark Warner says the money will allow Hurley residents to improve the community.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THIS SET OF FEDERAL AND STATE DOLLARS COMING IN ALLOWING THEM TO REBUILD, ALLOWING MANY OF THE HOMES TO GET NOW INDOOR PLUMBING WHERE PERHAPS IN THE PAST THEY DIDN'T HAVE INDOOR PLUMBING. IN MANY WAYS, THE COMMUNITY MAY COME OUT EVEN STRONGER.))
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[VO-NAT]


The town of Appalachia will also receive government aid to stem flood damage to the town's water source.
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[Loudon-Homicide]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke police are still searching for a suspect in the city's most recent shooting. The victim was shot around one o'clock this afternoon at Loudon Park. Teresa Hamilton has more.
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(( The victim's body was discovered inside this bathroom stall at Loudon Park by employees with Roanoke's parks and recreation department. The workers had been mowing the lawn when they heard multiple gunshots and discovered the man's body on the bathroom floor.
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((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE: AT THIS TIME WE DID SPEAK TO SOME PEOPLE IN THE AREA BUT WOULD STILL LIKE TO TALK TO ANYONE ELSE WHO WAS IN THE AREA AND EITHER SAW OR KNEW WHO MIGHT BE INVOLVED IN THIS INCIDENT.)) [RUNS10]
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Police have not yet released this victim's identity. Acquaintances at the scene have given police a name. But the victim was NOT carrying identification-- so police are using finger prints to confirm his identity. The man is believed to be in his mid 20's and to have moved to Roanoke from Michigan. In the meantime-- police are continuing to follow up on leads.
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((WE'RE ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO CALL THE POLICE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION'S UNIT... CALL ANONYMOUSLY AT 344- 8500.)) An arrest has NOT been made-- but witnesses have given police a potential lead. They say a man wearing blue shorts was seen fleeing the park shortly after shots were fired. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))

[Women-Brains]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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So why is it that wives always seem to remember details of fights that men never do?
Researchers now say there could be a biological reason.
They say women's brains are better wired both to feel and to recall emotions more keenly.
The scientists tested women's and men's ability to recall or recognize emotion laden photographs three weeks after first seeing them.
The women's recollections were up to 15 percent more accurate.
One researcher says the study whows a woman's brain is better oganized to preceive and remember emotions.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Have the stock market's ups and downs been making you seasick?
We'll have some expert advice when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the man charged with murdering a California girl makes his first appearance in court.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Avila]


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The man accused of murdering little Samantha Runnion faced a judge- via videotape today- but he did not enter a plea.
Chris Lawrence explains why.
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(("You are charged here Mr. Avila with several felony counts ..." ALEJANDRO AVILA APPEARED BY CLOSED-CIRCUIT TV AND LISTENED AS HE WAS FORMALLY CHARGED WITH MURDER, KIDNAPPING AND TWO COUNTS OF FORCIBLE LEWD ACTS ON 5-YEAR OLD SAMANTHA RUNNION. BUT AVILA WAS NOT READY TO ENTER A PLEA. LORENE MIES/PUBLIC DEFENDER: "I think with the amount of evidence in this case, we have not received any discovery as of today's date. The office needs to put together its team." GIVING THE DEFENSE MORE TIME, THE JUDGE DECIDED TO CONTINUE THE ARRAIGNMENT ON AUGUST 9TH. BECAUSE AVILA IS CHARGED WITH MURDER UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY COULD SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY.
TONY RACKAUCKAS/ORANGE CO. PROSECUTOR) "It's my decision whether or not to seek the death penalty. And I'm going to make that decision. And while the wishes of the family are of course to be considered, it's not what I rely on in making a decision." COURT RECORDS SHOW THAT TWO YEARS AGO AVILA WAS CHARGED WITH MOLESTING TWO 10-YEAR OLD GIRLS, THE DAUGHTER AND NIECE OF HIS GIRLFRIEND AT THE TIME. AVILA'S TRIAL LASTED ONE WEEK, AND A JURY ACQUITTED HIM OF ALL CHARGES. MONDAY NIGHT, RESIDENTS IN SAMANTHA'S NEIGHBORHOOD HELD A TOWN HALL MEETING. THEY WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 5-YEAR OLD ... NEVER HAPPENS TO ANOTHER CHILD IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD. AVILA SAYS HE WAS AT A SHOPPING MALL WHEN SAMANTHA WAS ABDUCTED. THE JUDGE ORDERED HIM HELD WITHOUT BAIL UNTIL HE'S ARRAIGNED NEXT MONTH. CHRIS LAWRENCE, CBS NEWS, SANTA ANNA, CALIFORNIA.)

[Israel-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A deadly attack in Israel tonight has killed the wife and children of a leading Hamas militant.
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[SUPER=03-Gaza City]


The F-16 warplane attacked a house in a crowded neighborhood- killing at least 11 people- including the militants wife and three of the couple's children.
More than 100 people were also wounded.
The Israeli's say they were gunning for the Hamas military wing commander- whose group has claimed responsibility for many suicide bombings.
It is not clear yet whether he was killed.
Hamas is vowing to revenge.
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[Wall-Street]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=kco]
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The stock market plunged yet again today - closing below 8000 after a roller coaster ride that had many stockholders feeling sick.
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[VO-NAT 16:38:29]

More doubts surfaced when Mississippi-based WorldCom --the parent of the MCI telephone company -- filed for bankruptcy.
After several corporate collapses, investors are still wary and many are hesitant to throw their money into what seems like a bottomless pit.
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[SOT 16:38:50]
[IN Q= Three hundred points...]

((LARRY WACHTEL/PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL: THREE HUNDRED POINTS DOWN, THREE HUNDRED POINTS UP, IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE FINAL HOUR...THERE'S CONVULSIVE ACTIVITY THROUGHOUT THE DAY.))
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[VO-NAT]

President Bush is encouraging Americans to stick with the market, and wait out the slump. He says he's confident Congress will pass a corporate reform bill that will give the market a boost.
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[Stock-Market]


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A local financial expert says he expects the market to slide even further. Tyler Pugh (PYOO) says panicked investors are focusing only on the current bear market and not on the healthy economy.
He predicts the market will settle down once investors get wind of what many companies say are positive earnings reports. In the meantime, if you can afford to leave your money in the market, do.
Pugh says the current fluctuations are necessary.
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[SOT 14:33:47-14:34:06]
[IN Q=The market went to an excess...]

((J. TYLER PUGH/WACHOVIA SECURITIES: THE MARKET WENT TO AN EXCESS IN LATE 2000. IT NEEDED TO BE CORRECTED. IT'S BEING CORRECTED. WE'LL GET THE MARKET BACK TO SOME FAIR VALUES AND, IN THE PROCESS, WE'LL CREATE SOME VERY GOOD BUYS IN SOME STOCKS.))
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[OUT Q=create some very good buys in some stocks.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Pugh (PYOO) says it's not how you *time* the market but the time you spend *in* the market that will determine your performance.

[Westvaco]


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[WRITER=syo]
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MeadWestvaco says its ongoing job cuts will total 25-hundred by the end of the year. The company reports a second-quarter net loss of eight (m) million dollars.
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[VO NAT :27]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

In January, Ohio-based Mead merged with Connecticut-based Westvaco in a three (b) billion-dollar deal. Excluding merger-related costs, the company reported a second-quarter *profit* of 13-million dollars. The merger's already cost 21-hundred jobs at paper mills in Ohio and Maryland. 400-more jobs will be cut by the end of the year. Westvaco employs about 26-hundred workers in Virginia at its paper mill in Covington and several box facilities in the Richmond area.
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[UPS-Agreement]


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You could say U-P-S workers have never seen a package like it-
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[VO-NAT18.5]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA]


It is the richest labor agreement in the Union's history- thousands more jobs, big pay raises and better benefits.
The contract is being offered to 230-thousand U-P-S Teamsters.
It is the costliest contract ever offered by U-P-S ... eager perhaps to avoid a repeat of a Teamsters strike five years ago.
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[SOT 20:23:36]
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((MICHAEL ESKEW/UPS CEO: THIS CONTRACT IS GOOD FOR OUR CUSTOMERS. IT'S GOOD FOR OUR PEOPLE AND IT'S GOOD FOR OUR FUTURE.))
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[OUT Q=FOR OUR FUTURE.]
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[VO-NAT 06]


The U-P-S agreement- some say- sends a message that unions can deliver.
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((RICH TRUMKA/AFL-CIO SECRETARY-TREASURER: PARTICULARLY WHEN THE TALK CONTRACT THE SIZE OF UPS THE OTHER WILL LOOK TO IT FOR GUIDANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Rich Trumka/AFL-CIO Treasurer-Secretary;]
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[OUT Q=FOR GUIDANCE.]
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[VO-NAT 12 plus pad]


Boeing will negotiate this fall- with 68-thousand AFL-CIO workers.
GE is already in talks with 48 thousand manufacturing workers- and UPS also has another labor contract coming up- with union flight crews this Fall.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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The Rocketman's flying to Roanoke.
More on Elton John's upcoming show when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus it's steamy here in Virginia... we'll cool you off with some record setting snow.
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[Commercial]

[Elton-John]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC31:27]
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The Roanoke Civic Center's hoping for more than a repeat performance from Elton John.
John will perform in Roanoke on Friday September Sixth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 19, 1999]


Last time he came to the Star City, tickets sold out in just 46 minutes.
Tickets for this performance go on sale Saturday July 27th at ten A-M.
Just like 1999, wristbands will help determine the order of ticket-buyers.
They'll be distributed at the civic center the night before from seven to nine.
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[Africa-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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While we cope with heat and drought .. heavy snow is creating big problems where you might not expect it .. in Africa.
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[VO-NAT 14:20:38]
[SUPER=03-South Africa;]


22-people are reported dead and hundreds of homes and businesses damaged after heavy snow and rainfall wreaked havoc over parts of South Africa.
Parts of the Eastern Cape have been without water, power or telephone services since a cold spell gripped the country at the end of last week. The region is .. normally known for its temperate climate and sunny skies.
Some reports say these are the heaviest snowfalls in the Eastern Cape in 70 years.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Training camp begins today and tomorrow all across the NFL, words from the Redskins and Texans, Hillcats Highlights and Commonwealth Games golf,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :00]


But first our extra point. Back-to-back r-b-i singles in the ninth inning off the bats of Sammy Sosa and Fred McGriff lifted the Chicago Cubs past the Philadelphia Phillies 7-to-6 in a Wrigley Field matinee. Cubs closer Jose Mesa took the loss and drops to 3-and-6 this season. He's got seven blown saves in 32 chances.
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[S-Peppers]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Carolina Panthers, who begin training camp Friday, agreed to terms with defensive end Julius Peppers yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


Terms were not available. Peppers, an All American and the second overall pick in this year's NFL draft, is expected to start at left defensive end. He played three seasons for UNC had 30.5 sacks. He will be blocked by former UVa tight end and now Carolina Panther Casey Crawford.
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[OUT Q=good for everybody"]
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[S-Camp]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-121 44:14]
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The Washington redskins begin training camp today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; :00]


The Skins arrived at training camp on the campus of Dickinson College in Carlisle Pennsylvania. Expectations, at least from the coach, are high.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Spurrier/Redskins Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...as you can go"]
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[S-Redskins]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; ;00]

One player who can't wait to get back in pads is linebacker Lavar Arrington. Last season he made the Pro Bowl, but had just half a sack. This season new defensive coordinator Marvin Lewis plans to use Arrington as an all-out pass rusher.
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[OUT Q=...PRETTY INTERESTING."]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/Mini-Camp; ]

Arrington says "interesting" doesn't come close to describing what things will be like under Steve Spurrier once the offense starts to gel.
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[IN Q=I THINK HE IS....]
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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Our reports on the Redskins first workouts at Dickinson College begin tonight on News 7.

[S-Texans]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-133 7:55]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


The NFL's newest team also opened training camp today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]


The Houston Texans held their first training camp practice in 90 degree heat. 90 of the team's 97 players participated and top draft pick David Carr practiced with the first team offense.
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[SUPER=01-David Carr/Texans Rookie Quarterback; :00]
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[OUT Q=...working for something"]
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[S-Derek]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-124 36:28]
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Former William Fleming basketball standout Derrick Hankins is transferring out of a South Carolina Military school and into the Blue Ridge School near Charlottesville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Hankins is leaving Camden Military Academy in South Carolina after one year.
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[SUPER=01-Derrick Hankins/Blue Ridge School Transfer; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....play this year that much"]
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[VO-NAT]


Hankins averaged 15 points and 8 assists per game this past season and feels playing right next to the University of Virginia is a huge benefit.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=....little more exposure"]
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[S-Hillcats]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=rwa]
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The Hillcats hosted the Wilmington Blue Rocks this evening at Merrit Hutchinson Stadium in the first of a four game homestand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Blue Rocks vs. Hillcats; :00]


The Blue Rocks took a quick lead early in the third inning as outfielder Norris Hopper takes a crack at this one to send teammate Thomas Lora rounding the bases. Wilmington leads it 2 to nothing.
Then, Hillcats' outfielder Chris Duffy plows one to center field in retaliation, making it [SUPER=37-Wilmington/7/Lyn

chburg/5;]to first and sending Nate Mclouth home to put Lynchburg on the scoreboard.
Soon after, #14 Jose Castillo pops this one up for an easy out, but gives Luis Landaeta time to tag up and make it ho

me.
The Hillcats couldn't quite catch up, however, as Wilmington wins 7-5.
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[S-Golf]


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The 13th annual Commonwealth Games golf segment was held at Hanging Rock yesterday and featured 60 competitors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The golfers ranged from ages 8 to 18 and were matched up for the competition in various age and handicap divisions. The two day tournament will end tomorrow with bronze, silver, and gold medals awarded to the lowest scorers. The tournament's director, Wayne Gee, however, hopes the young contestants take away much more from the experience.
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[SUPER=01-Wayne Gee/Hanging Rock Assistant Golf Pro; :00]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q="...playing golf."]
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[Film-Festival]


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An Alfred Hitchcock classic is hitting the big screen in Floyd County.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;]

John and Mary Peluso will show Vertigo at their Fourth Annual Horse Ridge Film Festival. The couple opens their property to the public... showcasing the film on a 70 millimeter projector with digital sound and a large outdoor screen. The event is free. Up to 3-hundred people are expected to attend.
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[SOT 13:23:19]
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((MARY PELUSO/FESTIVAL HOST; LAST YEAR WE GOT A LOT OF CARDS ABOUT HOW MUCH PEOPLE APPRECIATE THAT WE'RE DOING IT AND THAT WE DON'T CHARGE ANYTHING FOR IT AND ITS SOMETHING PEOPLE REALLY SEEM TO ENJOY COMING TO DO. ))
[SUPER=01-Mary Peluso/Festival Host;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=TO DO.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Peluso's describes Vertigo as a good family film - not scary but full of suspense. If you go, bring a blanket to sit on. The movie begins at dark on August Third. (------------)