[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A man is found shot to death in a public rest room in Roanoke's Loudon Park.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And the water level at Carvins Cove is about to surpass the record-setting lows of three years ago.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


In sports, former Fleming basketball star Derrick Hankins is leaving military school and headed for Charlottesville, the NFL's Houston Texans practice today,
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[VO-NAT]


and words from the Redskins Lavar Arrington on the eve of Redskins camp.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[SS=None]


A few scattered storms may grow in number tomorrow afternoon, which may help the rainfall situation in the form of heavy downpours, we'll look at all the possibilities.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]



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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A shooting at a public park in Roanoke leaves one person dead.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Investigators are searching for a killer.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Loudon-Homicide]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#02-22 TC1:36:13]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-SHot]


Last year the City of Roanoke recorded 13 homicides.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-SHot]


Today's shooting is already the 15th this year.
[Roanoke Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton is at Loudon Park with the first steps of this brand new murder investigation.
[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue: suspect is still at large.)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokesperson; :17]
[RUNS=40]
[OUT Q=from Michigan.]
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[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
[Roanoke Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Teresa/Microwave]



[L'burg-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC19:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Campbell County man wanted on a wide variety of criminal charges led Lynchburg police on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash this afternoon...all while his young daughter was in the car with him.
Police say both are fortunate to have survived.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It lasted]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief; :26]
[SUPER=@ssm1; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( It lasted about ten minutes and reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.. but police finally got their man.
24-year-old Jason Lee Mays was wanted for failing to appear in court to face a host of charges ranging from assaulting an officer to obstructing justice when Officer S-M Cleary spotted his car near Nationwide Drive.
Cleary gave pursuit and Mays wrecked trying to avoid spike strips the police had laid out on the 501 Expressway.
[SOT 18:25:37]

((CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE CHIEF: HE SWERVED HARD TO AVOID THAT DEVICE, LOST CONTROL OF THE CAR AND ENDED UP IN THE DITCH OVER IN THE NORTHBOUND LANE.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=northbound lane.]


That's when police realized Mays' young daughter was in the car with him.. strapped into a child safety seat in the back.
[natsot 18:29:21]

((FORTUNATELY SHE WAS STRAPPED INTO THE BACK..))
[RUNS= 02]


The young girl and Mays did not appear to suffer any serious injuries but both were transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
[SOT 18:26:49]

((UNDOUBTEDLY IF WE WERE AWARE THE CHILD WAS IN THERE WE WOULD NOT HAVE PURSUED HIM, BUT WE COULDN'T SEE HER AND OF COURSE THE REAL SITUATION HERE IS MR. MAYS CLEARLY ENDANGERED HIS OWN CHILD IN ORDER TO ESCAPE AND BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR HIS ACTIONS.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=for his actions.]

[Standup ] ((Otherwise authorities say this pursuit was handled with textbook precision and there was minimal risk to the general public. Before it all started Jason Lee Mays was facing eleven criminal charges in two jurisdictions.. police say the pursuit will result in several more including child endangerment. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.] ))



[81-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC54:47]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


Isolated thunderstorms brought heavy rain to Roanoke County this afternoon, and contributed to at least two accidents on Interstate 81.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The problems started when a car overturned in the northbound lanes near Dixie Caverns.
A second accident happened a short time later as traffic backed up on the interstate.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Waste Management trash truck]

((TROOPER KEVIN HARTH: THE WASTE MANAGEMENT TRASH TRUCK CAME OVER THE GRADE, TRIED TO STOP, HYDROPLANED, TURNED OVER AND WHEN HE TURNED OVER HE SKIDDED INTO TWO MORE VEHICLES, THREE MORE VEHICLES ACTUALLY.))
[SUPER=01-Trooper Kevin Harth/State Police;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=three more vehicles actually.]
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[VO-NAT]


Two people were taken to the hospital, but there's no word yet on the extent of their injuries.
The accidents blocked both lanes, but traffic is moving through the area again.
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[Burn-Ban]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


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.

[Water]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC1:53:31]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD!]

The water shortage in Roanoke is now officially just as bad as it was the last time.
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[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove]

Despite weekend rain, as of today Carvins Cove matches the low water mark of the drought in 1999. So we're in the same boat we were in three years ago. The water has come and gone since then.. to full pond and back ...down to 29-point-2 feet below the spillway, right where it was in September of '99.
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[SOT 12:38:20]
[IN Q=The last time]

((ELDRIDGE TURNER/ROCKY MT. RESIDENT; THE LAST TIME I WAS HERE THE BOATS WERE BEING PUT DOWN THE RAMPS UP THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Eldridge Turner/Rocky Mt. Resident]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=up there.]

[***KEITH ON CART***] Eldridge Turner is certainly not indifferent to the water crisis.
[NAT SOT ONLY UNDER WIDE of him casting: @ 12:36:55 "It could be very serious."]

But the shallow cove was just what the fisherman ordered.
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[SOT 12:30:05]
[IN Q=Because today I]

((BECAUSE TODAY I WON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT BUSHES BEHIND ME.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=bushes behind me.]

He came looking for a place to try out his new fly rod, before heading to the Holston River in Tennessee.
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[SOT 12:37:55 audio only]
[IN Q=I'm pleased]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=next weekend.]

Meanwhile Carvins Cove will presumably break the record by tomorrow- -unless it rains hard and soon. The rapidly dwindling water supply is attributable to more than just a lack of rain, though. The water level at Carvins Cove has fallen faster since Crystal Spring has been out of commission.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:21:55]
[IN Q=The rainfall]

((MIKE MCEVOY/ROANOKE UTILITIES DIRECTOR; THE RAINFALL WE'VE SEEN IN THE LAST YEAR AND A HALF IS TYPICAL OF WHAT WE'VE SEEN IN '99. I THINK WE'VE HAD TO RELY ON THE COVE MORE, CRYSTAL SPRING BEING OUT OF OPERATION.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Roanoke Utilities Director]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=of operation.]

Cathy Burke drove out to see for herself how bad things are at the Cove.
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[SOT 12:42:25]
[IN Q=It's pretty amazing]

((CATHY BURKE/ROANOKE COUNTY RESIDENT; IT'S PRETTY AMAZING, NOT MANY DAYS LEFT OF WATER I GUESS. WE NEED A BIG HURRICANE TO COME IN.))
[SUPER=01-Cathy Burke/Roanoke Co. Resident]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=to come in.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

They can't promise a hurricane- -wouldn't want to, probably- -but city officials plan to hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss the situation if the water level sets record lows.

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


It seems like a long time ago, but remember when there was too much rain?
Still ahead on News 7, find out how the state is coming to the rescue of those who lost everything to springtime flooding.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus he sold out the Roanoke Civic Center in record time three years ago.
Now Elton John's coming back for more.
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[COMMERCIAL]
[Flood-Relief]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-23 TC50:20]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Flood-ravaged areas in Southwest Virginia are getting a helping hand from the government.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-May]


The community of Hurley and town of Appalachia will be getting more than one-point-seven million dollars for flood recovery.
In May, flash floods swept through Hurley, destroying more than 200 homes and businesses.
The state and federal funds will be used to rebuild houses for 90 families left homeless by the flooding.
Governor Mark Warner says the money should improve living conditions for many affected residents.
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[SOT 15:53:34-58]
[IN Q=WHAT'S GREAT ABOUT THESE FUNDS]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WHAT'S GREAT ABOUT THESE FUNDS IS THEY'LL BE ABLE TO REBUILD THE OVER 90 HOMES THAT WERE DESTROYED. MANY OF THOSE HOMES DIDN'T EVEN HAVE INDOOR PLUMBING BEFORE HAND SO THEY'LL ACTUALLY HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF AN UPGRADE. WHILE IT WON'T REPLACE SOME OF THE PERSONAL MEMENTOS THAT PEOPLE LOST AND THE PERSONAL ITEMS THE FACT THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY HOPEFULLY THESE FUNDS WILL BE ABLE TO RESTORE THAT GREAT, GREAT COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=THAT GREAT, GREAT COMMUNITY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Appalachia is also slated to receive money to repair erosion damage to the town's water source.
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[Westvaco]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-24 TC55:51]
[GRAPHIC=N one]


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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[Stock-Market]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-18 TC1:35:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Investors, if you can afford to leave your money in the stock market, do it.
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[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

That's the advice of a local financial expert who says current market fluctuations aren't necesarily bad. After rebounding from a 300-point decline early in the day the Dow ended down 235 points today. That's on top of Friday's 390-point slide. Analysts say the grip of the bear market shows no immediate sign of relenting.
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[SOT 14:34:46-14:34:54]
[IN Q=I think we're gonna go a bit lower...]

((J. TYLER PUGH/WACHOVIA SECURITIES: I THINK WE'RE GONNA GO A BIT LOWER. I DON'T THINK THE PSYCHOLOGICAL MOOD OF THE PUBLIC IS THERE TO CREATE A TRUE BOTTOM.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 14:35:07-14:35:16]

((IF YOU HAVE A LONG TIME FRAME, A LONG HORIZON, PROBABLY THE BEST THING TO DO IS HOLD ON AND FOCUS ON THE VALUE IN YOUR PORTFOLIO.))
[SUPER=01-J. Tyler Pugh/Wachovia Securities;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=focus on the value in your portfolio.]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Pugh (PYOO) says it's not how you *time* the market but the time you spend *in* the market that will determine your performance.

[Stocks]


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


Other Analysts say that after nine weeks of declines investors are unsure whether to buy or sell. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/234.82/7784.44/y/36.53/1282.62;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Today's drop led to the DOW's lowest close since October 1998.
NASDAQ fell 36 and a half.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=274-i/0.83/59.28/i/4.30/92.40/i/3.85/28.65/i/0.04/31.60/i/1.90/44.60;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]

[Film-Festival]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC1:16:23]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


For the fourth year in a row...a Floyd County couple will turn their home into an outdoor movie theater.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The Horse Ridge Film Festival has drawn hundred of viewers over the years for films like Lawrence of Arabia and The Fugitive.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

This year's showing?...an Alfred Hitchcock classic. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mary and John]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Peluso/Festival Host; :08]
[SUPER=01-Mary Peluso/Festival Host; :26]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; :51]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Floyd County.]

(( Mary and John Peluso figure they can't go wrong with Hitchcock. Vertigo will hit the big screen on August 3rd.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:20:29]
[IN Q=we have]

((JOHN PELUSO/FESTIVAL HOST; WE HAVE THE STUDIO'S PRINT OF VERTIGO WHICH IS SUPPOSEDLY ABSOLUTELY PERFECT WITH DIGITAL SOUND.))
[OUT Q=DIGITAL SOUND.]

The outdoor showing is made possible with this 70 millimeter projector. The pair bought it from a Chicago theater...as far as they know it's the oldest of its kind in Virginia.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:23:19]
[IN Q=last year]

((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))
[OUT Q=TO ENJOY.]

The show is free. Spectators are asked to bring a blanket to sit on. Concessions will be available to buy with proceeds going to the local fire house.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:21:39]
[IN Q=for the]

((FOR THE LAST FOUR YEARS OUR ATTENDANCE HAS DOUBLED EVERY YEAR FOR WE'RE HOPING TO HAVE THREE HUNDRED.))
[OUT Q=HUNDRED.]

The Peluso's describes Vertigo as a good family film - not scary but full of suspense. It begins at dark. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Floyd County.))


[Elton-John]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC31:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


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.
And as in 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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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


NFL training camp begins today and tomorrow for some teams. Words from the Redskins Lavar Arrington. Commonwealth Games golf invades Hanging rock,
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[VO-NAT]

and Roanoke College men's basketball coach Page Moir begins his basketball camps in Salem.
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[S-Redskins]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-130 1800tc]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]


The Washington Redskins have arrived in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Tomorrow morning the team will open its first ever training camp under new head coach Steve Spurrier.
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[VO-NAT]
[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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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Lavar Arrington/Third Year Redskins Linebacker; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...PRETTY INTERESTING."]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/Mini-Camp; :00]

Arrington says "interesting" doesn't come close to describing what things will be like under Spurrier once the offense starts to gel.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK HE IS....]
[RUNS=:40]
[OUT Q=...at a high right now."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]

Our reports on the Redskins first workouts at Dickinson College begin Tuesday night on News 7.

[S-Texans]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-127 15:35]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


The Houston Texans, the NFL's newest team, opening camp earlier today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]

90 of the team's 97 players participated and top draft pick David Carr practiced with the first team offense as expected. There were lots of mistakes but head coach Dom Capers was pleased with the energy level. The temperature at practiced hovered around 90 degrees.
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[S-Derek]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-124 36:28]
[GRAPHIC=basketball]


Former William Fleming basketball standout Derrick Hankins is on the move again. The rising junior is transferring to 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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Derrick Hankins/Blue Ridge School Transfer; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[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 feels playing right next to the University of Virginia is a huge benefit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=....little more exposure"]
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[S-Page]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6:00pm]
[WRITER=rwa]
[TAPE#=SP-123 TC=3711]
[GRAPHIC=Basketball]


Today marked the beginning of Roanoke College's men's basketball coach Page Moir's annual week long camp.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


120 area basketball players, ranging in ages from eight to fifteen, are enrolled in the 35th annual camp held at Roanoke College's Bast Center. With a staff comprised of current and past RC players and area highschool coaches, Moir hopes to instruct the campers on a variety of basketball skills.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke College Basketball Coach; :00]
[RUNS= :13]
[OUT Q= ...from a week of camp."]
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[VO-NAT(con't)]


Later in the week Toronto Raptor shooting guard Dell Curry will make an appearance.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6:00pm]
[WRITER=rwa]
[TAPE#=SP104 TC=13259]
[GRAPHIC=GOLF]


The 13th annual Commonwealth Games brought our 60 competitors who teed off at Hanging Rock golf course this afternoon.
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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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Gee/Hanging Rock Assistant Golf Pro; :00]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q="...playing golf."]
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-128]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


Winston Cup drivers are gearing up for race 20 of 36 this Sunday at Pocono for the Pennsylvania 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/ESPN; :00]


Yesterday, South Boston's own Ward Burton won the new England 300. It was Burton's first win since the Daytona 500. Burton had just one top 5, only two top 10's and five DNF's since the win. He is now 25th in points. It is Burton's fi(------------) fth career victory.