[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Details of how police cracked a double homicide in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And we'll hear first -hand accounts of those who survived a flash- flood in Giles County last night.
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[Sports-Head]


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

Tonight on News 7 Sports - Steve Mason checks in from the Falcons' camp with Michael Vick. A little league champ returns home victorious tonight.
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[VO-NAT]

And Ward Burton finds out what a difference a week can make as last weekend's winner has his problems today at Pocono.

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[WX-Head]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=6]


Heavy showers drop enough rain to halt the drop at Carvin's Cove, if only briefly. Will we se more significant rain? Stay tuned for the answer.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


NEws 7 is next.

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[SOT 00:03:43]
[IN Q=Sometimes they]

((SOMETIMES THEY TALK TO POLICE, SOMETIMES THEY DON'T WANT TO GET INVOLVED FOR A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT REASONS, AND SOME OF THEM ARE QUITE UNDERSTANDABLE QUITE FRANKLY.))
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[OUT Q=quite frankly.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


More than three months after a Lynchburg couple was gunned down inside their home, police have pieced together enough evidence to charge two men with murder.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Prosecutors have yet to decide whether Kevin Eugene Brown and Leon Jermaine Winston should get the death penalty if they're convicted.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Sussex-Murders]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-22 TC1:42:50]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Authorities also aren't saying much about what evidence they might have against the two suspects..
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But they do believe the case is strong enough to warrant a capital murder prosecution.
[LYNCHBURG DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Steve/L'burg Bureau;]


Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom to fill in some of the details..
[LIVE=Steve/FULL L'Burg Bureau]
[SUPER=@ssm1]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg]


Keith, Shannon, investigators were fortunate in this case in two regards.. their suspects were already in jail on unrelated charges.. and they were able to use the investigative powers of a special grand jury to build the case against them.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In the hours]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/April 19; :00]
[SUPER=01-R. D. Viar/Lynchburg Police Investigator; :11]
[SUPER=01-Bill Petty/Lynchburg Prosecutor; :29]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=a numnber of forensic tests.]

(( In the hours and days after Anthony and Rhonda Robinson were shot to death inside their Lynchburg home, regional homicide squad investigators were putting in 18 hours a day tracking down their killers.
[SOT 00:13:17]

((INVEST. DANNY VIAR/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WE SPENT QUITE A BIT OF TIME INTERVIEWING PEOPLE TRYING TO LOCATE POTENTIAL WITNESSES.))
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[OUT Q=witnesses.]


The problem, police say, was many witnesses were reluctant to come forward.
So authorities used the subpoena powers of a special grand jury to get people to tell what they knew.
[SOT 00:03:43]

((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: SOMETIMES THEY TALK TO POLICE, SOMETIMES THEY DON'T WANT TO GET INVOLVED FOR A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT REASONS, AND SOME OF THEM ARE QUITE UNDERSTANDABLE QUITE FRANKLY. THIS JUST GIVES US THAT ABILITY TO GET THAT EVIDENCE AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO GIVE US THAT ASSISTANCE.))
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[OUT Q=that assistance.]


Also, the suspects-- 22-year-olds Kevin Eugene Brown and Leon Jermaine Winston-- had been in jail since shortly after the murders on other charges.
[SOT 00:04:18]

((PETTY: IN THIS CASE AGAIN WE HAD THE LUXURY OF NOT HAVING TO WORRY ABOUT PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES WHILE WE WORKED THE INVESTIGATION BECAUSE THEY WERE IN CUSTODY ON UNRELATED CHARGES. THAT GAVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO UTILIZE THE GRAND JURY AND ALSO TO WAIT UNTIL WE HAD THE RESULTS OF A NUMBER OF FORENSIC TESTS.))
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[OUT Q=forensic tests.] ))
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[LIVE=Steve/FULL L'Burg Bureau]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg;]


Again, Petty says he won't make a decision on whether to seek the death penalty until closer to the actual trial.

[LYNCHBURG DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Steve/L'Burg Bureau;]


Both men will make their first court appearance next week.

[Ronile]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=502-03 TC38:27]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


The Collinsville man burned in a boiler explosion Wednesday has died.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Wednesday;]


48- year- old John Gregory was servicing equipment at the Ronile yarn-dyeing plant in Rocky Mount, when the boiler blew.
He suffered burns to more than 85 percent of his body.
Another man, 38- year- old Ronile employee Jeff Jones was also injured in the blast, but he has been released from the hospital.
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[Giles-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-18 TC1:44:12]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]

Flash flood warnings remain in effect for Giles County until midnight tonight. It's the last thing the region needs after devastating flash flooding hit parts of the County in the early morning hours. In addition to damage to about 3-hundred homes and businesses...residents and officials are dealing with a water main break and a fuel spill.
[BLACKSBURG DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon spent the day in the region and joins us with more...Rachel?
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Shannon, as of late this afternoon, Giles County officials say they're still trying to locate the leak in the area's water main. Officials say it's difficult to find because of all the flood waters. So for now - they're asking residents to conserve water as they continue a massive clean up.
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Pembroke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Margie Ferrel/Flood Victim; :20]
[SUPER=01-Jim Williams/Flood Victim; :45]
[SUPER=01-Wade Collins/VA Dept. of Emergency Management; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=THAT CLEANED UP.]

((NATS In the light of day, Margie Ferrel isn't surprised at the damage. A loud noise and flash flooding jolted her out of bed in the early morning hours.
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[SOT 1:51:50]
[IN Q=i saw]

((MARGIE FERREL/FLOOD VICTIM; I SAW WE WERE BEING FLOODED AND SEE MY HUSBAND IS IN A WHEELCHAIR SO I WAS THINKING I GOTTA GET HIM OUT OF HERE I WENT TO USE THE TELEPHONE AND IT WASN'T WORKING...SO I WENT IN AND TOLD HIM WE'RE BEING FLOODED I DON'T THINK WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT.))
[OUT Q=MAKE IT.]

Everyone made it out safely. At this point officials say a broken leg was the only injury. Giles County resident Jim Williams says they were quite a force. The water barreled through his cinderblock foundation.
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[SOT 1:48:23]
[IN Q=It's normally]

((JIM WILLIAMS/FLOOD VICTIM; IT'S NORMALLY NOT A FLOOD ZONE AROUND HERE IT REALLY HAD TO GET BAD TO DO WHAT IT DID, IT JUST BASICALLY CAVED IN EVERYTHING AND THE BASEMENT HAD AT LEAST 4 INCHES OF WATER IN IT - I LOST EVERYTHING.))
[OUT Q=EVERYTHING.]

Hazmat officer Wade Collins is here to help with the recovery effort. His job...to make sure hazardous materials are disposed of properly.
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[SOT 1:44:37]
[IN Q=we had]

((WADE COLLINS/VA DEPT. OF EMERGENCY MGMT; WE HAD ONE FUEL TANK OVERFLOW IN A BASEMENT AND THAT WE'RE CONCENTRATING THERE NOW WE HAVE A COUPLE HUNDRED GALLONS OF FUEL OIL THERE AND WE'RE WORKING WITH DEQ AND CONTRACTOR TO TRY AND GET THAT CLEANED UP.))
[OUT Q=CLEANED UP]))
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

The County Administrator says that all of this may have been avoided....
[BLACKSBURG DOUBLE BOXES=Rachel & Shannon/Microwave;]

...a stream was actually blocked by overturned cars and sheds. Shannon, If that wasn't the case...most of the water would have been diverged into the stream rather than the town. Shannon.

[Carvins-Cove]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC09:59]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The sporadic rainfall this week has helped Roanoke's main water supply... ever so slightly.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove]


Carvins Cove has rebounded a bit from its historic low this week.
It registered 29-point-4 feet below the spillway today.
That's a tenth of a foot higher than yesterday.
Thunderstorms in the cove's watershed have swelled the creeks that feed the reservoir.
So the water level may keep rising, or hold steady over the next few days.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Bedford's struggling D-Day Memorial gets a big financial boost.
That's still ahead on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And thousands of Virginians may get an unwanted surprise when they try to renew their drivers licenses next month.
We'll explain.
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[Comm#1]


[D-Day]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-16 TC2:01:23]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The National D-Day Memorial is a couple hundred-thousand dollars closer to paying off its debt.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]

The Memorial Foundation was today given 200-thousand dollars worth of land in Isle of Wight County by former State Senator Elmon Gray of Sussex. Gray fought in World War Two and says he wishes he'd been able to donate even more to the Memorial.
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[SOT 14:45:57-14:46:13]
[IN Q=Well, I'm a WWII vet. I wasn't in on this, thank the Lord.]

((ELMON GRAY/FORMER STATE SENATOR: WELL, I'M A WWII VET. I WASN'T IN ON THIS, THANK THE LORD. IT'S MIND BOGGLING TO THINK BEDFORD LOST NINETEEN MEN. SO I JUST... I HAD THE BLESSING AND I WAS PLEASED TO BE ABLE TO SHARE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Elmon Gray/Former State Senator;]
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[OUT Q=pleased to be able to share it.]
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[VO-NAT :23]

An additional 15-thousand dollars was pledged today by two other sources. The Foundation, which borrowed large sums of money to complete the memorial in time for its dedication, has cut its debt down from 5-million to about 3 and a half million. The board's former president has pleaded *not* guilty to charges he obtained money for the Memorial illegally.
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[Tech-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC27:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Worsening state budget woes are forcing The University of Virginia to freeze all state-funded hiring and some other spending, like office supplies and travel.
Now Virginia Tech is taking similar steps....
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

In a letter sent to administrators this week...University President Charles Steger says there will be some controls on travel spending. Details are not available yet...but Steger says advanced approval is now required for international trips. Steger writes that the university must be prepared to address further reductions if required. An updated budget forecast is expected by mid-August.
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[Adelphia]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC1:43:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In the wake of bankruptcy proceedings, Adelphia Business Solutions has notified SOME of its customers that they will have to find a new service provider by mid- September, but the change will NOT affect all of Adelphia's customers in our region.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Adelphia is a business telecommunications company that provides local, long distance, high speed data and internet services.
Customers who receive their service through Adelphia- owned facilities will not be affected.
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[SOT 21:49:10]
[IN Q=Our motivation]

((JAMIE FERGUSON/ADELPHIA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS: OUR MOTIVATION IS TO CONTINUE TO GROW OUR BUSINESS AND CONTINUE TO GROW RELATIONSHIPS WITH OUR CUSTOMERS.))
[SUPER=01-Jamie Ferguson/Adelphia Business Solutions]
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[OUT Q=and continue to grow relationships with our customers.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The change WILL affect Adelphia customers who receive their service through the facilities of another provider. Those customers have been notified of the pending change.

[Stocks]


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


Wall Street has wrapped up a wrenching week with a winning, yet quiet session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/78.08/8264.39/x/22.04/1262.12;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW climbed 78 points.
NASDAQ gained 22.
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[DMV]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC36:53]
[GRAPHIC=]


Some 27-hundred Virginia drivers may have problems renewing their licenses next month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The state's Department of Motor Vehicles is reporting thousands of discrepancies in its computer system.
Starting in August, the state will begin refusing to renew driver's license to people whose information doesn't match their data from the federal Social Security Administration.
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[SOT 15:09:46]
[IN Q=WE REQUIRE AN EXACT MATCH]
[SUPER=01-Anne Atkins]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=indeed the person they say they are.]
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[VO-NAT]


DMV officials say 200,000 of the state's drivers will be affected.
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[Soccer-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC1:23:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Southwest Virginia kids are getting a taste of soccer...English style.
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[VO-NAT :17]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville; ]

Two coaches from England are in Wytheville this week hosting a soccer camp. Coach Chris Lee has been playing the sport for over 20-years and is a semi-professional player in England He's spending the summer traveling through the East and Midwest teaching the basics...
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[SOT 00:16:06 // 00:17:06]
[IN Q=i've been]

((CHRIS LEE/EUROTECH SOCCER CAMP; I'VE BEEN COMING OVER HERE FOR THREE YEARS AND EACH YEAR IT SEEMS TO BE GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER I THINK USA'S SUCCESS IN THE RECENT WORLD CUP IT WILL BE A MASSIVE BOOST FOR THE SPORT.)) ((AARON GARST/CAMPER; I LOVE IT, ITS BEEN MY FAVORITE SPORT EVER SINCE I WAS LITTLE.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Lee/Eurotech Soccer Camp; :00]
[SUPER=01-Aaron Garst/Camper; :11 QUICK]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=I WAS LITTLE.]
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[VO-NAT]

45-kids are participating in the camp. They range in ages from four to twelve. County officials say since the first year was such a success... they hope to make the camp an annual event.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - Roanoke County finally gets a state little league champ. The Cup drivers are living large in the Poconos this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]

And Steve Mason checks in from Greenville, South Carolina tonight from the Falcons' Camp with Michael Vick.
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[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-128]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]

The Atlanta Falcons began training camp this week with a new starting quarterback who is anything but new to us. Michael Vick begins his second NFL season in the hot seat as the Falcons' number one signal caller. Steve Mason and photographer Rich Maxey visited with Vick this week in Greenville, South Carolina.
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[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Greenville, SC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Atlanta Falcons Quarterback; :11]
[SUPER=@steve1; :46]
[SUPER=01-Dan Reeves/Atlanta Falcons Head Coach; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Keith Brooking/Falcons Linebacker; 1:28]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-125 2452tc]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


The Winston Cup drivers are in the Poconos in Pennsylvania this weekend and this afternoon Bill Elliott put a Dodge on the pole for Sunday's race. It the first time ever that Dodge has started first for a Cup event at Pocono.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/TNT; ;00]

Unfortunately, for the Dodge group Ward Burton was unable to continue his hot streak. After last week's win at New Hampshire Burton had trouble in time trials on the two and half mile triangular beast. Here's the complete starting grid for Sunday's Pennsylvania 500.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Bill Elliott/170.568/2. Ricky Rudd//3. Michael Waltrip//4. Jeremy Mayfield//5. John Andretti//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Johnny Benson//7. Jimmie Johnson//8. Ryan Newman//9. Rusty Wallace//10. Tony Stewart//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//12. Jerry Nadeau//13. Sterling Marlin//14. Steve Park//15. Dale Jarrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Ricky Craven//17. Mark Martin//18. Bobby Hamilton//19. Casey Atwood//20. Joe Nemechek//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Dave Blaney//22. Matt Kenseth//23. Kurt Busch//24. Geoffrey Bodine//25. Ken Schrader//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Jeff Green//27. Robby Gordon//28. Jeff Gordon//29. Kevin Harvick//30. Terry Labonte//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Hut Stricklin//32. Elliott Sadler//33. Jeff Burton//34. Ward Burton//35. Jimmy Spencer//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Mike Wallace//37. Bobby Labonte/Prov/38. Kyle Petty/Prov/39. Mike Skinner/Prov/40. Brett Bodine/Prov/;]



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[SUPER=0107-41. Derrike Cope/Prov/42. Kirk Shelmerdine/Prov/43. Morgan Shepherd/Prov/;]
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[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Champs]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-122 TC4610]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball]


For the first time in 20 years, the Roanoke Valley has a little league state champion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The Cave Spring nine and ten year old team returned to town just about an hour ago. Earlier in the day, the squad knocked off Tuckahoe 2 to 1 down in Pound, Virginia to claim the historic title.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Bill Ferguson/Cave Spring Little League Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=for a long, long time."]
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[S-Curry]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-129 1646TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


NBA veteran Dell Curry was back in the Roanoke Valley this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

The three-point sharpshooter, who has managed to extend his pro career to 16 years in the NBA, made his annual stop at Page Moir's Roanoke College basketball camp. Despite rubbing elbows with NBA royalty for almost two decades, Dell is always at home at this camp.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Dell Curry/16 Year NBA Veteran; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=...TO DO THAT."]

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