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Coming up on News 7-
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Federal investigators say the rails were bent- at the site of the Amtrak derailment.
Dinner outside anyone? A new atmosphere for diners in Roanoke.
And some troopers trade in their cruisers for hot rods.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven.

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[VO-NAT 12.5]


New information on that Amtrak Train derailment near D-C
The train's engineers saw a bend in the rails and hit the brakes just before the train jumped the tracks.
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((HE SAW A MISHAPE AREA IN THE TRACK OUT OF ALIGNMENT. HE ESTIMATED IT AT ABOUT 18 INCHES.))
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[OUT Q=at about 18 months.]
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[Train-Derail]


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Tonight federal investigators at the tracks report the rail was out of alignment by two and half feet.
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[VO-NAT 23.5]
[Super=03-Kensington, MD;]


More than 100 people were hurt in the derailment in Maryland just north of D-C-
The N-T-S-B also said routine maintenance was done on the track to compress and firm up the rails just five days ago.
It is a process called Tamping and it was done with a tamping machine for a few hundred feet- until the machine broke. Then it was done by hand to bring the rails level as they came off a slope.
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((CAROL CARMODY/NAT. TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD; THIS PART WAS DONE BY HAND. AT THE AREA WHERE THE AREA BECAME LEVEL WHERE THE TAMPING WAS COMPLETED THAT'S THE AREA WHERE THE DERAILMENT WAS.))
[SUPER=01-Carol Carmody/Nat. Transportation Safety Board; ]
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[OUT Q=OF THE DERAILMENT WAS.]
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The NTSB is also looking into the possibility that heat caused the track to bend.
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((I HAD A CONVERSATION WITH CSX THIS AFTERNOON AND BECAUSE OF THE HIGH TEMPERATURES AND WHAT THEY BELIEVE IS THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO THE COMPANY THEY ARE PUTTING A HEAT ORDER INTO EFFECT FOR ALL TRAINS.))
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[OUT Q=FOR ALL TRAINS.]
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[VO-NAT]


That means Amtrak and other carriers must order trains to slow down and follow other rules on days when heat threatens to warp the rails.
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[Galax-Drugs]


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Drug suspects are being rounded up tonight in Carroll and Grayson Counties and the city of Galax.
Grand juries in Carroll and Grayson Counties handed up indictments for 28 people.
The six-month investigation focused on the sale of cocaine, methamphetamines and marijuana.

[Clower]


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Nine years of stealing county funds got Henry County's former administrator just over one year in prison.
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A judge sentenced Sid Clower to 15 months in prison, three months in work release and 20 years' probation.
He'll also have to pay the county Public Service Authority 680-thousand dollars and hand over his retirement and savings.
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[SOT 12:56:16]
[IN Q=He violated]

((ROSS BRYANT/HENRY COUNTY RESIDENT: HE VIOLATED PUBLIC TRUST, HE VIOLATED HIS MARITAL VOWS AND REALLY I THINK HE SHOULD BE PUNISHED FOR THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Ross Bryant/Henry Co. Resident;]
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[OUT Q=punished for this.]
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[VO-NAT]


Clower took the stand, but offered no explanation or apology for stealing nearly 800-thousand dollars in public funds.
Prosecutors say he spent it on travel and debt ... as well as three women and a child born from an affair.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Clower also apparently lied on his resume when he was hired by Henry County.
He said he had a Master's in Business Administration, when he only had a bachelor's degree in sociology.
Clower SHOULD go to a low-security prison, but much of his sentence could be spent in the Henry County jail.

[Outdoor-Dining]


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A Roanoke restaurant served up something different on its menu tonight.
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This evening, "Tavern on the Market" became the first downtown restaurant to take advantage of the city's new outdoor dining program. In April, council voted to allow restaurants around the Roanoke City Market to apply for a permit to use the city's sidewalks for outdoor dining.
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[IN Q=I like the ]

((EZRA REESE/DINER: I LIKE THE COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE YOU CAN SEE PEOPLE WALKING BY IT FEELS MORE LIKE A SMALL TOWN. BUCKLEY SIZEMORE/DINER: WE SHOULD ABSOLUTELY HAVE OUTDOOR DINING, COMPLETELY, I DIDN'T REALIZE IT WAS A NEW THING HERE AND THAT MAKES SENSE BECAUSE WE COULDN'T FIND ANY OTHER PLACE WITH OUTDOOR DINING AND WE WERE SPECIFICALLY LOOKING FOR THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Ezra Reese/Diner; :00 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Buckley Sizemore/Diner; :07]
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[OUT Q=looking for that.]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke's City manager and two members of city council were among the first customers to try to out the new outdoor dining experience.
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[Crystal-spring]


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Did you know that until two years ago, Crystal Spring served Roanoke as a major source of drinking water?
Today, the city celebrated as the spring flowed into the water system once again.
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This morning, members of council and other city officials gathered for a toast, and a taste.
Construction of the new filter plant is two months ahead of schedule, and should be complete by October first. In the meantime, a temporary filter system has allowed the city to bring Crystal Spring back on line even earlier.
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[IN Q=Today, it's one million gallons]

((BILL CARDER/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: TODAY, IT'S ONE MILLION GALLONS. ON MONDAY, WE'LL HAVE FOUR MILLION GALLONS RUNNING THROUGH OUR STATION HERE, SO YEAH IT'S A GREAT DAY.)) ((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND FOR THOSE WHO QUESTION WHETHER THE WATER IS REALLY GOOD... IT'S GREAT.))
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[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :]
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[OUT Q=it's great.]
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Crystal Spring has served as a source of drinking water for more than one hundred years, but two years ago, health department concerns forced the city to build the new filter plant.
With the additional supply from Crystal Spring and other new wells, the city hopes to cut "in half" the daily demand on Carvins Cove.
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[Wildfires]


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Fire season is threatening more homes tonight, this time in Southern California.
Some 300 houses in Whispering Pines and the community of Kentwood have been evacuated.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((TANKERS ROARED OVER HOMES IN RURAL SAN DEIGO COUNTY AS A SMOKEY WILDFIRE SPREAD QUICKLY THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS.
-NAT SOT-ANOTHER DROP

THE AREA IS SPARSELY POPULATED. STILL ABOUT 300 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN EVACUATED FROM THEIR HOMES. THE ZAPATA FAMILY HAD TO GRAB WHAT THEY COULD AND GET OUT. THEY DIDNT EXPECT TO SEE THEIR HOME AGAIN.
-SOT-FRED ZAPATA, RESIDENT

You become complacent, ya know. You figure well, hell its never gonna get us, all the airplanes are up there, the firefighters are here, we have nothing to worry about, not exactly true.
-NAT SOT-HOSES AT WOLF COLONY

ALSO THREATENED THE CALIFORNIA WOLF CENTER A SANCTUARY FOR ABOUT A DOZEN WOLVES.
-SOT-please help us, these animals are very dear to us..

CAREGIVERS THERE SCRAMBLED TO GET HELP AS THE FIRE BURNED CLOSE TO THEIR ANIMALS. FIREFIGHTERS WERE CONFIDENT THAT THEY WOULD BE OK-AND COULD BE EVACUATED IN TIME.
-SOT-were gonna kind of watch the fire and see it as it comes up.

You've got good protection here. THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED AND ITS NO WHERE NEAR CONTAINMENT. FIRE OFFICIALS ARE EXPECTING A VERY LONG FIRE SEASON IN CALFORNIA. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS.))

[Whales]


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One man called it a heartbreaking scene- 46 pilot whales who beached themselves again today have died.
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[SUPER=03-Wellfleet, MA]


The whales were first stranded yesterday and were coaxed back into the water at high tide.
Today only 25 miles from where they first got stranded- the whales came ashore again.
Almost immediately some began dying.
In a tough decision- veterinarians decided to euthanize many of the whales who were suffering.
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((DR. SCOTT WEBER/NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM VETERINARIAN; PEOPLE SAY IT'S PART OF NATURE AND TO AN EXTENT IT IS. BUT STILL IT'S FRUSTRATING TO SEE SUCH SMART ANIMALS UP ON THE BEACH UNABLE TO DO ANYTHING.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Scott Weber/New England Aquarium Veterinarian;]
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[OUT Q=to do anything.]
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Scientists said some of the creatures were thrashing in the shallow water and wailing to each other- Experts are not sure why the whales sometimes become stranded in large groups.
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President Bush cracks down on corporate America... while more corporate execs keep quiet about their involvement with Enron.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus little Hokie fans now have a little mascot to call their own.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports as the Avalanche spots the Keys a four run cushion and then roars back for a lopsided win. We're all over the NFL training camp in Albany with the Giants, in Carlisle with the Skins, in Dallas with the Cowboys

and in Greenville with the Falcons - tonight on the Big 7.))[Corporate-Law]


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It's meant to boost investor confidence and crack down on corporate criminals.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Today President Bush signed a tough new law- that he believes is just the strong medicine that's needed.
Accountants who audit public companies must now operate under strict regulations-
Company heads will face real jail time if caught cheating investors.
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[Wall-Street]


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Two executives from Merrill Lynch - the nation's biggest brokerage firm - were in the hot seat before the senate today.
They were supposed to talk about possible involvement in the big Enron scandal.
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[VO-NAT 16:39:40]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]

but as other accused executives have done recently.... instead of pleading their case - they pleaded the fifth.
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[SUPER=01-Schuyler Tilney/Managing Director]
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The men said they chose to be silent to protect the ongoing justice department investigation. Merrill Lynch is accused of knowingly helping Enron hide its true financial condition.
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[Optical-Cable]


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Optical Cable shareholders approved a reverse stock split today .. in hopes of keeping the stock listed on national exchanges.
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[NO SUPER] The split is one-for-eight .. effective at midnight tonight. It means anyone who holds eight shares of Optical Cable stock today will hold just one share tomorrow. Nasdaq rules require listed stocks to hold net asset value of at least one dollar a share. Optical Cable has fallen well below that. Today it closed at 24 cents. The company hopes that by reducing the number of shares, the price will exceed the one-dollar requirement.
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[Roanoke-Foundation]


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The Roanoke Valley's Endowment Fund wants to put mentors in a handful of social service agencies.
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The Foundation for Roanoke Valley today announced a multi-year grants initiative that will commit one million dollars to six agencies over a specific period of time. The executive director says the move changes the foundation's focus from charity to philanthropy.
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((ALAN RONK/FOUNDATION FOR ROANOKE VALLEY: THE FOUNDATION DISCOVERED THAT THERE WERE TWO MAJOR BARRIERS PRESENT: THE LACK OF STAFFING TO RUN MENTORING PROGRAMS AND A LACK OF VOLUNTEER MENTORS THEMSELVES.))
[SUPER=01-Alan Ronk/Foundation for Roanoke Valley;]
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[OUT Q=lack of volunteer mentors themselves.]
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The grantees include Apple Ridge Farm, The Area Agency on Aging, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the Child Health Investment Partnership, Family Service of Roanoke Valley and the West End Center. The money will be used to find and train mentors and provide the agencies with the resources necessary to implement mentoring programs.

[VT-Logo]


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The Hokie Bird is getting a little brother. The University is unveiling a Hokie bird design that will be printed only on children's merchandise. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon introduces us to the Baby Hokie...
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((Nats (unveiling) It's a new addition to Virginia Tech's logo family. The youngest Hokie is set to debut on kids products in the very near future.
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[IN Q=It's a much]

((LOCKE WHITE/VT DIR. OF LICENSING AND TRADEMARKS; IT'S A MUCH MORE FRIENDLIER VERSION OF THE HOKIE BIRD THAT I THINK WILL APPEAR TO THE KIDS MORE.))
[OUT Q=KIDS MORE.]

Montgomery Regional Hospital is bringing the baby Hokie to their birthing center. New arrivals like Claire Branscome, born yesterday, will get Hokie certificates and baby Hokie bird t-shirts. Baby Claire is also automatically entered into this year's Crazy for the Hokies contest.
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[IN Q=if you have ]

((LOCKE WHITE/VT DIR. OF LICENSING AND TRADEMARKS; IF YOU HAVE A CHILD IN THE FAMILY AND YOU HAVE A CAMERA ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS TAKE A PICTURE A PHOTO OF THE CHILD WEARING OR HOLDING A VIRGINIA TECH PRODUCT.))
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Children must be 12 or under to enter and only one can be in the photo Four-winners will be chosen and given prizes. Entries are due by November 25th. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Blacksburg.))
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He's already been thrown out of Congress, but Jim Traficant says he'll get back in... by running a campaign from prison.
We'll explain next on News 7.
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And it might be a strange sight in your rear-view mirror.
Check out the latest state police cruisers when we return.
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[Traficant]


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He was booted from the House- Now he may be running for office from the Big House.
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[VO-NAT 10.5 court sketches11:22:30]
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Former Ohio Congressman James Traficant today is sentenced to eight years in prison- for bribery and racketeering.
Traficant's attorney says it's a raw deal.
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((MARK COLUCCI/TRAFICANT'S ATTORNEY: HE'S RUNNING IN THE ELECTION AND HE MIGHT JUST BE THE FIRST CONGRESSMAN TO SERVE FROM JAIL IF HE'S NOT GRANTED AN APPEAL DOWN THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Colucci/Traficant's Attorney;]
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[vo-nat 06.5] [11:22:30 Traficant today]
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Traficant claims he was railroaded.. but prosecutors said the judge did the right thing.
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((CRAIG MORFORD/PROSECUTOR: IT WAS AN ARROGANCE THAT SAID I AM ABOVE THE LAW. I AM BEYOND THE RULES. I CAN INTERRUPT THE JUDGE. I CAN ACCUSE NUMEROUS FBI AGENTS, IRS AGENTS, ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS NOT ONLY IN THIS CASE BUT IN THE PREVIOUS CASE.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Morford/Prosecutor;]
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[OUT Q=the previous case.]
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[vo-nat]
Traficant maintains his innocence and says he will appeal.
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[Wal-mart-Scam]


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Walmart advertises extremely low prices - but one Walmart employee was apparently getting her items for free .... She's accused of scamming the company out of 90- thousand dollars worth of merchandise.
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[SUPER=03-East Greenbush, NY]

35-year-old Sheron Williams appeared in a New York court today to face grand larceny charges. Police say the former Walmart cashier was stealing goods right at the register. They say she would pay an accomplice to pose as a customer. As her accomplice went through her checkout line, the cashier would scan a low priced item, but move a very expensive one around the scanner- making it look like a normal transaction. Police say Williams has a history of similar crimes. She's been arrested in New York and several other states for pulling the same scam at other stores.
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[Police-Camaro]


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State police are adding some cool cruisers to their arsenal.
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Beginning next month, troopers will begin testing high-performance 2002 Chevrolet Camaros.
They'll still sport the traditional blue and gray paint scheme, but won't have any noticable antennas.
The department has purchased seven of the cars... one for each division in the state.
Troopers hope the high-performance profile will give them an advantage in apprehending speeders and serve as a deterrent to irresponsible drivers.
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[S-Extra]


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The Avs spot the Keys 4 and then bang out 10. The Express signs three more players and we're NFL training camp hopping with the Skins, Cowboys and Falcons - plus
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY; :00]

the New York Giants number one draft pick - former University of Miami tight end Jeremy Shockey made his first appearance at training camp this afternoon. Shockey missed the first five days of camp while straightening out his contract. He caught 61 balls last year and he will start for the Giants who haven't had a tight end like him since Mark Bavaro.

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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche entertained Frederick last night in game two of their three game series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; ;00]

Beverage consumption was up last night as the temperature rose. Salem did all the staggering in the early inning as Frederick jumped out to a four to nothing lead. Frankie Figueroa goes deep to center field off the top of the wall for a double. It's 4-to-nothing Keys after one inning. But Salem would score 10 unanswered runs. The machine - Brad Hawpe would get the comeback started with an opposite field shot to right field. The ball dings off the very top of the wall and heads out. It's 4-to-1 after two. The Avs then really came alive in the fourth inning.
Ambiorix Reyes shoots one into the hole at short and Bryan Peck hustles home from third to make it a 4-to-3 game. Cory Sullivan would later lift a sacrifice fly out to center field.
[super=37-Frederick/4/Salem/10;]

Justin Lincoln tags at third and slides in head first. The Avs win their second straight over the Keys 10-to-4.
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[S-Tech]


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Virginia Tech's football program welcomed 29 freshmen to campus today. They will practice for the first time tomorrow morning and get in three days of practice before they are joined by the veterans.
[GRAPHIC=MIKE GENTRY]

Their strength and conditioning coach Mike Gentry is counting his blessings tonight. Last night on route 460 he was riding his motorcycle when he collided with a deer. He spent last night at Montgomery Regional Hospital, and should be OK.

[S-Cowboys]


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The progress being made at the Dallas Cowboys camp is far cry from what was taking place at this time last year.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX; :00]

The biggest change for the better involves quarterback Quincy Carter - who is taking charge and earning respect with his actions and his confidence.
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[SUPER=01-Bruce Coslet/Dallas Offensive Coordinator; :02 quick]
[SUPER=01-Quincy Carter/Dallas Cowboys Quarterback; :07]
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[OUT Q=...FOR MYSELF."]
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[vo nat con't] He also better understands traditions in Dallas - like the responsibility that comes from wearing Don Meredith's number.
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[IN Q="I DIDN'T EVEN...]
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[OUT Q=...IT IS AN HONOR."]
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[S-Backers]


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Quincy Carter certainly will get an eyeful of the Redskins defense when the two teams meet for the first time this season on November 18th in Irving.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; :00]

Lavar Arrington, who is coming off of his first Pro Bowl season now has plenty of all-star company. Jerimiah Trotter, who made the pro bowl the past two season, left the Eagles to join the Skins in the off-season. And five time pro-bowler Jesse Armstead comes to Washington from the Giants with the intentions of making this the final stop of his career.
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[SUPER=01-Jesse Armstead/Redskins Linebacker in 10th NFL Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jeremiah Trotter/Redskins Linbacker in 5th Season; :15]
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[OUT Q=...a sight to see."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

The Redskins fly out of Dulles to Osaka, Japan later this morning. The American Bowl in Saturday night.
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[S-Kerney]


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Our training camp reports continue tonight from the Falcons' Nest in Greenville, South Carolina where Steve Mason checks in with an old favorite - former UVa star Patrick Kerney.
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((There were some weird sites at Falcons training camp, but watching defensive end turned linebacker Patrick Kerney back pedal into pass coverage..now that has taken some getting used to. ((:)) If anyone on the Falcons defense should have felt secure at his position coming into this season, it was Kerney. He lead the team in sacks with 12 last season. But Atlanta's decision to move him to linebacker was a change the team had to make and Kerney has changed with the position. ((:))
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Kerney also likes Falcons new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. The former Buffalo Bills coach has installed a new defense and a new attitude into a tea that underachieved at 7 and 9 last season. ((:))
Fans will get their first look at Kerney in a preseason game August ninth against Jacksonville. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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The Roanoke Express continues to stockpile players for the upcoming season. Yesterday, coach and general manager Perry Florio inked three more. Chad Mazurak, who joined the team late last year and led the Express in scoring in the playoff series with Trenton is back in the fold.
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As is Frank Novock - shown here in the yellow jersey during a mock fight in practice last year. Novock played in 67 games last year and scored 20 goals for the Express. These two will be joined by an up and coming bruiser in Cole Fischer.
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Fischer is a defenseman who racked up over 100 penalty minutes each of his five seasons in junior hockey.