[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jen]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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The rescued miners talk about what it was like three days underground.
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[VO-NAT]


Several people critically hurt in a train derailment. Tonight a live report from the site with the latest.
Remembering one of our own through art.
And some people in beach town are swimming with the sharks.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[SOT 16]
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((I SAW THE TRACK COLLAPSE AND JUST HEARD A BUNCH OF TUMBLING AND NOISE AND SMOKE AND I HEARD SOMEBODY SCREAMING HELP ME.)) [BUTT TO 42] ((PEOPLE BEING PULLED OUT OF THE WINDOWS THE CARS WERE TURNED OVER 90 DEGREES. OTHER PARTS WERE COMPLETELY TURNED OVER AND OFF THE EMBANKMENT.))
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[OUT Q=off the embankment.]
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[VO-NAT]


Passengers and witnesses describe today's Amtrak train derailment. Passengers say they had no warning.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[SS=News 7 @ 11]



[Train-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11]


97 people were hurt- six crtically.
Tonight there are many questions- and few answers
Was the track affected by the heat- was the track maintained? and had it been inspected on a timely basis?
Those are just some of the questions investigators are asking.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Aleen /Newspath;]


Aleen Sirgany is at the crash site following the developments. She joins us live with the latest.
[LIVE= Aleen /FULL Newspath]
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[TWO PASSENGERS NOT SUPERED!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Charles Moose/Montgomery Co. Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Carol Carmody/Nat. Transportation Safety Board;]
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[OUT Q=buckling in the rail.]

((AMTRAK'S CAPITOL LIMITED WAS ABOUT TEN MINUTES AWAY FROM ITS WASHINGTON DC STOP ... WHEN ACCORDING TO PASSENGERS .... THE TRAIN SUDDENLY LURCHED AND BEGAN TUMBLING OFF THE TRACKS. PASSENGER: "I felt the engineer brake and it didn't feel right when he broke. And then all of a sudden things started flying forward." PASSENGER: "It's indescribable. All of a sudden we started moving. We fell through the door on the other side. We didn't know what happened." WITHIN SECONDS, A HALF DOZEN OF THE TRAIN'S DOUBLE-DECKER CARS FLIPPED OVER. MANY OF THE PEOPLE ON BOARD MANAGED TO ESCAPE THROUGH WINDOWS AND SIDE DOORS. SOME WERE TRAPPED, AND HAD TO BE FREED BY RESCUERS. NEARLY 100 PEOPLE WERE INJURED, BUT OFFICIALS SAY IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE. CHIEF CHARLES MOOSE/MONTGOMERY CO. POLICE: - "To get out of this without the fatalities is indeed a miracle." A TEAM OF INVESTIGATORS WITH THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD IS NOW TRYING TO DETERMINE WHAT CAUSED THE DERAILMENT. THEY ARE REVIEWING THE TRAIN'S SO-CALLED BLACK BOXES AND TESTING THE ENGINEER FOR POSSIBLE DRUG USE. THE NTSB IS ALSO CONSIDERING WHETHER THE SOARING HEAT PLAYED A ROLE. CAROL CARMODY/NTSB VICE CHAIRWOMAN: "We know that heat can be a factor and can cause a slight misshaping or buckling in the rail." CSX -- THE COMPANY THAT OWNS AND MAINTAINS THESE TRACKS -- SAYS THE SECTION WHERE THE DERAILMENT HAPPENED PASSED A VISUAL INSPECTION ON SUNDAY. AND THAT A FREIGHT TRAIN REPORTED NOTHING UNUSUAL WHEN IT TRAVELED OVER THOSE SAME TRACKS JUST 45-MINUTES BEFORE THE WRECK. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, KENSINGTON, MARYLAND.))
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[King-tree]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC1:04:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The first memorials to an African-American ever placed in Virginia's Capitol Square will be removed tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The 15-foot tall red oak is dead- that tree honored slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Junior.
The tree was dedicated by King's widow, Coretta and then-Governor Jim Gilmore last year in a ceremony on the capitol grounds.
The tree did not survive the transplantation and will be cut down.
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[SOT 15:24:54-10]
[IN Q=WHEN YOU PLANT ANY TREE OF THAT SIZE]

((RICH SLIWOSKI/DEPT. OF GENERAL SERVICES: WHEN YOU PLANT ANY TREE OF THAT SIZE YOU ALWAYS RUN THE RISK OF IT NOT HOLDING IN BECAUSE OF THE ROOT SYSTEM NOT DEVELOPING AS WELL AS IT SHOULD. AND BECAUSE OF THE DROUGHT AND THE RATHER DRY WINTER WE HAD IT DIDN'T DEVELOP THE ROOT SYSTEM IT REALLY NEEDED.))
[SUPER=01-Rich Sliwoski/Dept. of General Services]
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[OUT Q=THE ROOT SYSTEM IT REALLY NEEDED.]
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[VO-NAT]


State officials plan to plant a new tree in the fall, when conditions may better support its survival.
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[Stanley-Mural]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-32 TC04:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Roanoke artist has found a way to preserve history with the stroke of a brush. And, this weekend he'll share his work with the public. Teresa Hamilton reports-- some well know faces will be among those standing out.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony Tyler/Artist; :13]
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((I THINK THEY'LL GET A KICK OUT OF THIS.)) [RUNS05]
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Tony Tyler is clearly at home here in his Roanoke studio... where for more than a month now he's been working to preserve local history.
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((NO MATTER WHAT THE MEDIUM IS YOU GET EXCITED ABOUT IT AND THEY SAID A BIG PROJECT I MEAN, I WISH I DIDN'T HAVE TO TURN THE AIRBRUSH OFF.)) [runs07]
[outq= turn the airbrush off.]

Tyler's job is to airbrush the faces of local and national figures who've made a difference in Roanoke-- from the 1930's 'til today.
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[sot 11:47:45 ish]
[in q= Reverend Rogers]

((REVEREND ROGERS WHO WAS ONE OF THE FIRST PERSONS TO START RELIGION IN ROANOKE CITY AND WE ALSO HAVE LOUIS ARMSTRONG, EVERYONE KNOWS WHO HE IS... AND WE HAVE COACH MILLER WHO I HAVE NO IDEA WHO HE IS BUT EVERYONE CALLS HIM A GOOD GUY SO WE MADE SURE WE COULD SEE HIM UP THERE.)) [runs15]
[out q= up there.]

Other faces also make up the mural-- including former WDBJ weekend sports anchor Roy Stanley... who's joined by NEWS 7's Mike Stevens and a host of other faces ranging from Noel Taylor to Nelson Mandella.
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[sot 11:48:27]
[in q= Well I guess]

((WELL I GUESS YOU COULD SAY EVERYONE IS KIND OF FAMOUS YOU HAVE YOUR STARS AND ACTORS AND YOU HAVE YOUR POLITICAL PEOPLE AND YOUR COMMUNITY PEOPLE SO ME I WOULD CONSIDER THEM ALL BEING STARS FOR WHAT THEY ACTUALLY LAID DOWN FOR ROANOKE AT THAT TIME ALL THE WAY UP TO NOW. )) [runs12]
[out q= up to now.]


[TAKE STAND UP]
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((THE PAINTINGS ARE LARGE-- EACH BLOCK IS EIGHT FEET TALL AND FOUR FEET WIDE.))
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[out q10 ] This Saturday-- they'll be placed side by side for the public to see. They'll be the centerpiece at WTOY radio's fifth annual Stone Soul picnic at Washington Park. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))

[PA-Miners]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=kco]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

After nine miners spent three grueling days underground, some say they'll return to mining- others say it was their last dance with danger.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Johnstown, PA]

Five of the nine coal miners rescued over the weekend met with reporters this afternoon at a Pennsylvania hospital. Trapped hundreds of feet below the earth in a tight space - pitch black, damp, and freezing cold, most thought they may be underground to stay.
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((SOT DOUG CUSTER: "UH, YEAH I FELT LIKE I WAS BEING READY TO MEET MY MAKER. IT WAS SCARY. WE JUST KEPT SAYING THIS IS

NOT GOOD. )) ((RANDALL FOGLE: BUT NOW I THINK WE'VE ALL THOUGHT ABOUT IT AND WHAT EVERYBODY WENT THROUGH. I DON'T KNOW IF TOO MANY OF US WILL GO BACK TO WHAT WE DID DO. IT PUT OUR FAMILIES THROUGH A LOT. IT WAS HARD ON US AND I THINK HARDER ON THEM.)) ((THOMAS FOY: I GOT ALMOST 30 YRS IN AND IT'S JUST TOO MUCH. I GOT 7 GRANDKIDS AND I WANT TO SEE THEM GROW UP. THAT'S IT.)) ((BLAINE MAYHUGH: RELY ON EVERYBODY ELSE. EVERYBODY DID SOMETHING. TEAM WORK. IF SOMEONE WOULD FALL DOWN, WE'D PICK THEM UP. WE'D JUST ALWAYS STAY TOGETHER, AND WORKED AS A TEAM.))
[SUPER=01-Doug Custer/Escaped in First Group of Miners; :00]
[SUPER=01-Randall Fogle/Rescued Miner; :15]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Foy/Rescued Miner; :29]
[SUPER=01-Blaine Mayhugh/ Rescued Miner; :40]
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[VO-NAT]

Most of the miners were treated and released. Three are still in the hospital.
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[Ingersoll-Rand]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-24 TC59:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They may not know it, but the miners got some help from workers at a Roanoke County drill plant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Ingersoll-Rand provided three drill bits and hammers that dug the miners out.
Employees rushed Thursday and Friday to assemble parts and drive them the six hours to Somerset, Pennsylvania.
The plant's 45 workers are proud their equipment helped save nine lives.
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[SOT 3:37:49 - 3:38:04]
[IN Q=]

((DALE WOLFER/ENGINEER: IT GIVES YOU A REALLY GOOD FEELING. YOU GET CAUGHT IN YOUR WORKADAY WORLD AND YOU WONDER IF IT MATTERS WHAT YOU DO. AND THIS IS REAL TANGIBLE PROOF THAT WE HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE, ALONG WITH A WHOLE LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE. ))
[SUPER=01-Dale Wolfer/Engineer;]
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[OUT Q=other people.]
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[VO-NAT]


Rescuers contacted the Hollins plant Thursday ... but did not begin using its drill parts until after another company's drill bit broke on Friday.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The plant's drill equipment has helped save lives before...
It was used to help drill Baby Jessica McClure out of a well in Midland, Texas, back in 1987.

[Warner-Terrorism]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]


Governor Mark Warner approved the first series of recommendations from his anti-terrorism task force today.
Among the recommendations-- criminal background checks for sensitive positions in state and local government, enacting quarantines in cases of bioterrorism attacks and improving the state's Emergency Alert System.
Warner said he would have to consult with Attorney General Jerry Kilgore on the legality of enacting some of the suggestions, such as the enforced quarantines.
More recommendations are expected by early fall.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Mother Nature has two area radio stations sharing the airwaves.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And hundreds of volunteers struggle to save stranded whales.
Were they successful? Find out next.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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[OUT Q=..in sports"]
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[Whales]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Nearly four dozen pilot whales- are back out to sea tonight- after they swam into trouble today- and ended up beached on the Cape Cod shore.
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[VO-NAT 10]
[SUPER=03-Dennis, MA]


The whales became stranded this morning- at low tide.
Vacationers and volunteers used buckets of water and wet towels to try and keep the whales skin moist.
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[SOT 16]
[IN Q=I just]

((MIKE ANDREOPTLA/RESCUE VOLUNTEER: I JUST WATERED THEM DOWN A BIT MADE SURE THEY STAYED WET JUST TRIED TO KEEP THEM ALIVE.))
[Super=01-Mike Andreoptla/Rescue Volunteer; ]
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[OUT Q=KEEP THEM ALIVE.]
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[Vo-Nat 12]
Tonight hours later- when high tide came back in- 46 whales made it back into the deep water with help from people who struggled to keep themselves and the whales safe.
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[SOT 1:15]
[IN Q=It's exciting]

((A.J. CADY/INT'L FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE: IT'S EXCITING AND FRIGHTENING ALL AT THE SAME TIME BECAUSE IT'S THE MOMENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR BUT THEY'RE SO POWERFUL.))
[SUPER=01-A.J. Cady/Int'l Fund for Animal Welfare;]
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[OUT Q=SO POWERFUL]
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[VO-NAT 14 plus pad]


Most of the whales made it back out to sea- but seven died after lying in the blazing sun- Another had to be euthanized after going into shock.
It's not unusual for pilot whales to strand themselves.. they're social, travel in groups and sometimes feed close to shore.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Sharks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT 21 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-La Jolla, CA]


Sharks sometimes come close to shore too- and that's the case in La (Hoya) Jolla California-
More than 50 Leopard sharks have invaded the shallow water-
Tourists spent the day snorkeling in the water with the sharks.
Researchers say warm El Nino weather conditions probably drove the sharks there- though scientists don't know for sure.
A similar shark invasion happened last year.
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[Truck-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC13:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Members of a Botetourt County family are trying to figure out if they're targets of racism
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; ]

Carl Shelton has parked his tractor trailer in this vacant lot just off Route 460 in Blue Ridge for several years now.
Over the weekend, he and his wife discovered that their rig had sustained thousands of dollars in vandalism. The Sheltons are convinced someone has a vendetta against them-- because several other tractor trailers were parked at the same location but were not touched. They also find it suspicious that the cab was vandalized but the culprit never damaged or broke into the back of the trailer.
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[SOT 11:33:02]
[IN Q=I belive they were ]

((VERLANDRA SHELTON/VANDALISM VICTIM; I BELIEVE THEY WERE EVEN HOPING HE WAS INSIDE THE TRUCK BECAUSE THEY PUT BIG INDENTATIONS ON THE TRUCK CAB NEAR HIS SLEEPER TO SEE IF HE WAS THERE AND WHO KNOW WHAT THEY WOULD'VE DONE IF THEY DONE THIS DAMAGE, THEY CAME PREPARED TO DO THIS MUCH DAMAGE, THEN THEY WERE PREPARED TO DO SOMETHING TO HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Verlandra Shelton/Vandalism Victim; ]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=something to him.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Botetourt County sheriff's office is investigating-- A spokesperson says there've been problems reported in the past but NEVER anything to this degree. By way of disclosure, Verlandra Shelton is a W-D-B-J- 7 employee.
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[Radio-Tower]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two area radio stations are sharing space after a severe storm last week.
W-C-Q-V's tower at Smith Mountain Lake collapsed last Friday during the storm.
So, while the tower's being rebuilt, the radio station will share time with its sister-station W-W-W-R.
Beginning August First, 910 AM will broadcast its normal gospel format from 6 in the morning to 6 in the evening, then switch to WCQV's adult standards format for the following 12 hours.

[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


After 22 years and more than 10-thousand hours of time... an area hospital volunteer is calling it quits.
See how friends and co-workers are honoring him when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus could a frog-wedding answer some prayers for rain?
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[Commercial]

[Valley-Water]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC1:48:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A long range look at a regional water system and water gushing forth from a reliable old source....
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[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Crystal Spring was doing its part again today for the first time in more than two years. With a new pumping station under construction- -to satisfy health department standards- -the city opened the flow of water from a temporary filtration system. Crystal Spring will provide about ONE million gallons of water a day. Even with Roanoke buying five million gallons of water a day from the county, the city still has to come up with about twice that to meet demand.
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[SOT 14:15]
[IN Q=]

((JESSE PERDUE/ROANOKE WATER DEPT. MGR.; WE'RE USING ABOUT 9.5 OR 10 OUT OF THE RESERVOIR, CARVINS COVE RESERVOIR. SO A MILLION WILL REDUCE THAT A MILLION GALLONS.))
[SUPER=01-Jesse Perdue/Roanoke Water Dept. Mgr.; ]
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[OUT Q=a million gallons.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Regional Commission announced today it has hired the engineering firm of Black and Veatch (veech) to study long-term needs.
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[SOT 10:40]
[IN Q=]

((PAM KENEL/BLACK & VEATCH ENGINEER; THE NEXT STAGE WOULD BE A VERY DETAILED PLAN, TO LOOK AT EXPLICITLY WHERE THE FACILITIES WOULD BE LOCATED, WHAT ARE THE SIZE OF PIPES THAT WOULD CONNECT THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Pam Kenel/Black & Veatch Engineer; ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=connect them.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]

The initial study will take about six months and cost the Commission 100-thousand dollars.

[Frog-Wedding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tbr/jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


A wedding to bring water????
The bride was jumpy and the groom was looking more than a little green.
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[VO-NAT :35 CBS 14:27:32 ]
[SUPER=03-Raipur, India]


But you would not expect anything less from a pair of frogs. This believe it or not- is a way to try and end the drought.
Yes the unique marriage of frogs is meant to appease rain gods to end a drought.
The marriage was conducted with Hindu traditions and rituals- Hundreds of people were there.
The frogs were tastefully dressed as bride and bridegroom before a ceremony in which turmeric paste was applied on them.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Salem Avalanche highlights for ya and training camp notes from the Redskins and the Falcons, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]


The New Orleans Saints got a double bonus today when first round draft pick Donte Stallworth, the 13th overall pick out of Tennessee showed up to practice with the team after signing a six year deal. The wide receiver did not get into camp until 2 am and practiced today.
The Saints quarterback, former UVa star Aaron Brooks, also showed up. He missed three days because of unhappiness surrounding his contract. He is set to make 450 thousand this season after throwing 26 touchdowns passes last season.
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[go to scores] [go to break]
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[OUT Q=....last score."]
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[S-Jets]


[ANCHOR=stve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-128 32:53]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


The New York Jets are hard at it in training camp and while winning is huge, there is something more important on coaches and players minds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]


With the hot weather so incredibly intense, everyone is reminded of the value of water intake.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Herman Edwards/Jets Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Martin/Jets Tailback; :22]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=......how important it is"]
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[S-Colts]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-104 1:36:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00]


The Colts are worried about fluid intake and running back Edgerin James, who practiced for the first time since knee surgery in November. He looked strong.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony Dungy/Colts Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Peyton Manning/Colts Quarterback; :14]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=........althlete that he is"]
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-133 905TC]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]


The Redskins play the 49ers in Osaka, Japan this weekend in the NFL's annual American Bowl. Mike Stevens training camp report tonight has a rather international flavor to it.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Eiji Nagaoka/Writer for "The Sankei Shimbun"; :45]
[SUPER=01-Chris Samuels/Redskins Offensive Tackle; :59]
[SUPER=01-Steve Spurrier/Redskins Head Coach; 1:24]
[SUPER=@mike1; :1:37]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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(( Japanese Media members have been as much a part of training camp this summer as their American counterparts. They are here to cover the Redskins, but mainly to hype the this coming weekend's game in Osaka. ((NAT SOUND OF SPURRIER:)) Spurrier has done his best to embrace the Japanese media members and make them feel welcome. They are doing their best to understand what is a very American game. They have been won over by the littlest of men Darrell Green and biggest of players in 300 pound Chris Samuels. ((EIJI NAGAOKA/WRITER FOR THE SANKEI SHIMBUM:)) ((CHRIS SAMUELS:)) As a first year coach - Spurrier could do without the extended break in camp - but he's at least resigned himself to the fact that he is now traveling halfway around the world.)) ((STEVE SPURRIER:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-123 40:27]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Colorado Rockies traded Salem Avalanche right handed pitcher Enemencio Pacheco (en-emee-chi-o PA-check-co) to the Chicago White Sox for journeyman catcher Sandy Alomar Jr., who hit .287 in 51 games with the White Sox this season.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00]


Last night, the Avs took on the Keys on a beautiful night, courtesy of photographer William Gum.
In the bottom of the first, Justin Lincoln connects on a double to left center field and that plates Jeff Winchester and its' 3-zip Avs.
[SUPER=37-Salem/16/Frederick/8;]


In the bottom of the third, Brad Hawpe, something new and different, crushes his 18th homer of the season and it is 4-nothing.
Then, Winchester, lines a rocket down the third baseline, two more runs come on down, Avalanche wins 16-8.
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[S-Iverson]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 37:54]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]

Philadelphia 76ers star guard Allen Iverson was cleared of all but one charge in a six hour prelimainary hearing this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00]

The 27 year old NBA star faced 14 charges stemming from a July third incident where he and his uncle allegedly burst into an appartment looking for Iverson's wife and threatend two men. The two accusers disagreed on a few key points like, wheter or not Iverson had a gun. Iverson is free of all charges except two counts of terrorists threats, a misdemeanor.
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[S-Dazzle]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mdo]
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The first annual Camp Dazzle Basketball School tipped off this week at Virginia Western Community College.

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[VO-NAT]
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The camp has kids ranging in age from six to fifteen. It is run by Dazzle head coach Kent Davison who is teaching the youngsters fundamentals and allows them to rub elbows with pro basketball players.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kent Davison/Dazzle Camp Director; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=.....associate with these kids"]
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[S-Ice]


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[TAPE#=SP-127 17:57]
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In a few days, former Roanoke Express star Tim Christian is moving his family to Michigan to coach under Frank Anzalone at Lake Superior State. But before leaving, Christian is holding his second annual hockey school at the Ice Station.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Ice Station; :00]


The camp, which runs through Friday, has sixteen campers ranging in age from nine to seventeen with all skill levels. This camp is a skills development camp to improve the individual aspects of these young players.
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[IN Q="We're just trying..."]
[SUPER=01-Tim Christian/Hockey Camp Director; :00]
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[OUT Q="a better player."]
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[Montgomery-Volunteer]


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A local hospital volunteer is making goodbye rounds after 22-years of service...
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[SOT 14:49:38]
[IN Q=I'VE]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE I'VE BEEN WORKING HERE.))
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=BEEN WORKING HERE]
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It's the last day on the job for 86-year-old Bill (Block-er) Blokker at Montgomery Regional Hospital. The Blacksburg resident dedicated a record of over 10-thousand hours at the facility.... Montgomery Regional declared today in his honor and held a reception. (Block-er) Blokker spent the majority of his volunteer time keeping patients company...
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[SOT 14:42:15 // ]
[IN Q=I'm part of]

((BILL BLOKKER/MRH VOLUNTEER; I'M PART OF THE FAMILY I GUESS BUT I DON'T KNOW WHY I'VE NEVER DONE ANYTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY I'VE COME WHEN I'M SUPPOSED TO.)) ((MADYE PRICE/MRH NURSE; WE GET ALL KINDS OF COMPLIMENTS FOR OUR VOLUNTEERS BECAUSE WELL THEY'RE JUST ALL WONDERFUL BUT HE'S SPECIAL IN OUR HEARTS.))
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[SUPER=01-Madye Price/MRH Nurse; :09]
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[OUT Q=in our hearts.]
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[VO-NAT]

(Block-er) Blokker says he will miss the hospital staff the most. He's leaving his volunteer post to move to Washington state where he will be closer to family. (------------)