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Coming up on News 7-
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Local civilian soldiers kiss their loved ones goodbye. We were there when they bid farewell. Plus, a piece of Civil War history will soon be raised from the deep. We'll show you how efforts to recover the U-S-S Moniter are going. And, America's already caught up in one war. Will another with Iraq be declared soon?
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 is next.

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((VIRGINIA SAUNDERS: I DON'T HAVE THE WORDS, BUT YEAH PROUD, VERY PROUD.))
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[OUT Q=BUT YEAR PROUD, VERY PROUD]
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[VO-NAT]


Family members say goodbye as their loved ones head out to serve our country.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Teresa is off tonight.

[Nat-Guard]


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They should be gone exactly one year.
Today, a National Guard Battalion from southside left to help fight the war on terrorism.
Justin McLeod has more on their farewell, their mission and their sacrifice.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Beau Weaver/National Guard Soldier; :24]
[SUPER=@justin1; :49]
[SUPER=01-Rashawn Blanding/National Guard Soldier; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Lakisha Jackson/Family Member; 1:23]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Danville]

((((NAT SOUND OF BAGPIPES AT 3:32:10))
It was a morning filled with tributes, goodbye's, and plenty of tears.
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[IN Q=It's a sad morning]

((NICHOLAS GILES/NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER: IT'S A SAD MORNING FOR A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE, BUT WE'RE DOING SOMETHING FOR THE COUNTRY.))
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[OUT Q=for the country]


What they're doing is taking part in Operation Noble Eagle.
It is a homeland defense mission created in response to the September 11th terrorist attacks.
[SOT 3:07:08]
[IN Q=None of us really]

((BEAU WEAVER/NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER: NONE OF US REALLY KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT. I MEAN EVERYONE IS KINDA LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING THEIR PART.))
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[OUT Q=playing their part]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF ROLL CALL))
Playing their part will be 265 soldiers from the National Guard's 1st Battalion 246th Field Artillery unit.
It is comprised of soldiers from Danville, Martinsville, Chatham, and South Boston, and this is the first time since the Korean war the entire battalion has been called to active duty.
[SOT 3:24:32]
[IN Q=These troops are leaving]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THESE TROOPS ARE LEAVING DANVILLE FOR FORT NIX NEW JERSEY WHERE THEY'LL SPEND SEVERAL WEEKS OF INTENSE TRAINING. FROM THERE, THEY'LL BE PROVIDING SECURITY FOR A MILITARY BASE SOMEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI.))
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[OUT Q=of the Mississippi]

((NAT SOUND OF CAR DRIVING BY 3:11:17))
It is a mission that will last until August 1st of next year.
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[IN Q=I'm not nervous]

((RASHAWN BLANDING/NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER: I'M NOT NERVOUS, BUT ANXIOUS. I WANT TO GET IT OVER WITH CAUSE ONE YEAR IS REALLY HARD BUT WE'LL BE ABLE TO COPE WITH IT.))
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[OUT Q=to cope with it]


Coping with it won't be as easy for the families these soldiers leave behind.
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[IN Q=What's it going to be like]

((LAKISHA JACKSON/FAMILY MEMBER: WHAT'S IT GOING TO BE LIKE THE NEXT YEAR OR SO. THAT'S A HARD QUESTION TO ANSWER I REALLY DON'T KNOW. WE'LL JUST HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.))
And for that reason, many of these soldiers are hoping this mission feels like it's over sooner rather than later.
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[IN Q=I'm proud but just]

((JACKSON: I'M PROUD BUT JUST GOING TO GET THE MISSION DONE SO I CAN GO BACK TO SEE MY FAMILY.))
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[OUT Q=see my family]

((NAT SOUND OF AMAZING GRACE))
It is a mission, and a sacrifice, all in the name of freedom. ((NAT SOUND OF AMAZING GRACE))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Danville.))

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Roanoke's main water supply is about to hit another milestone.
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Carvin's Cove is currently twenty nine point nine feet below the spillway.
Stage four of the city's water conservation plan kicks in when the level of Carvins Cove hits thirty feet below the spillway.
But right now city officials say they are not planning any tougher restrictions.
In fact, there is a possibility the city may relax some of those restrictions in the future.
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[SOT 21:46:04]
[IN Q=Obviously as we get]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: OBVIOUSLY AS WE GET MORE WATER AND CRYSTAL SPRING WILL COME BACK ON-LINE PERMANENTLY BY OCTOBER FIRST WE HAVE SOME TEMPORARY FILTERS THAT WE ARE USING NOW TO BRING WATER IN AND DEPENDING ON WHAT KIND OF RAINFALL WE HAVE WE MAY LOOK AT LESSEN THE RESTRICTIONS BUT RIGHT NOW WE REALLY GOT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE PLANNING FOR FUTURE MONTHS BECAUSE WE DON'T KNOW WHAT THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKE.))
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager]
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[OUT Q=will be like]
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Crystal Spring came back online this past week which should add another four million gallons of water a day to the city's water supply.
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[Goode]


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Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode says he's happy to officially be a Republican in the halls where he serves.
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Last week, Congress officially recognized his change in party affiliation from an independent to a Republican, several months after he won the party's nomination for re-election.
Goode says he doesn't think his party switch will be a big campaign issue as he seeks re-election.
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[IN Q=Some might, if you're a straight]

((VIRGIL GOODE/SOME MIGHT, IF YOU'RE A STRAIGHT ARROW DEMOCRAT YOU'RE NOT GOING TO LIKE IT IF YOU'RE STRAIGHT ARROW REPUBLICAN MAYBE YOU WILL LIKE IT BUT THE STAND ON THE ISSUES ARE THE SAME AS THEY WERE FIVE YEARS AGO. I VOTED CONSERVATIVELY AND IF I AM RE-ELECTED I WILL VOTE CONSERVATIVELY IN THE FUTURE.))
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Goode's opponent this November is Democratic candidate Meredith Richards of Charlottesville.
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[Goodlatte]


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Another Congressman from our area is not switching parties but switching his stance.
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Representative Bob Goodlatte is defending his decision to seek re-election in 2004.
The Republican made a promise when he originally ran for Congress in 1992 that he would not serve for more than 12 years.
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[IN Q=While I continue to]

((BOB GOODLATTE: WHILE I CONTINUE TO SUPPORT TERM LIMITS I THINK THAT THEY SHOULD APPLY EQUALLY TO EVERYBODY AS OTHERWISE IT IS A DISADVANTAGE FOR THE CONSTITUENTS OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO LIMIT THEMSELVES, NEVER GETTING TO THE POSITION OF LEADERSHIP THAT THEY CAN DO THE MOST GOOD FOR THEIR CONSTITUENTS.))
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[OUT Q=for their constituents]
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Goodlatte is running unopposed in his new redistricted 6th district this fall.

[Warner-Budget]


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New revenue estimates due in mid-August may bring more cuts in state spending.
And Governor Warner says the disappointing numbers may also spark a debate on the future of state government.
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Governor Warner spoke about the state's budget problems during a visit to the Roanoke Valley last week.
You need only watch the stock market and the economy, he said, to know that revenue projections made last Spring are probably no longer valid.
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[SOT 09:16:38]
[IN Q=Remember, we've just cut]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: REMEMBER, WE'VE JUST CUT OUT THREE POINT EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS OUT OF OUR BUDGET THE LAST SESSION. WITH THESE NEW CUTS THAT ARE COMING ABOUT, I THINK IT'S GOING WAY PAST THE FAT. I THINK IT'S GOING PAST THE MUSCLE. IT'S INTO BONE, I THINK, WHEN WE SEE THE NEXT LEVEL OF REDUCTIONS.))
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A commission headed by former Governor Doug Wilder is already considering ways to streamline state government.
Warner says if the shortfall is as large as he expects, Virginia may have to shut down some state functions.

[Iraq]


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The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he believes the U-S will go to war with Iraq. Senator Joseph Biden told N-B-C's ``Meet the Press'' that a case can be made for removing Saddam Hussein, but there's a lot more work to do. Sheryl Attkisson has more.
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[IN Q=As key senators made the rounds of washignton's sunday talk shows...]
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Joseph Lieberman/(D) Connecticut; 50]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Carl Levin/Chrmn., Armed Services Committee;1:15]
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[SUPER=01-Brent Scowcroft/Former National Security Advisor; 1:31]
[SUPER=01-Sharyl Attkisson/Reporting; 1:45]
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((NARR: As key senators made the rounds of Washington's Sunday talk shows, the message to the President is a resounding one: clear up the confusion over what the United States intends to do about Iraq...and the reasons for doing so.

SOT: (SEN. JOSEPH BIDEN/ CHAIR, FOREIGN RELATIONS COMTE/MEET THE PRESS)

"WE'RE TAKING ABOUT THE UNITED STATES PREEMPTIVELY MOVING UPON A COUNTRY WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE MUST BE BROUGHT ALONG. THE WORLD MUST UNDERSTAND WHY WE MUST DO IT."
NARR: President Bush wants to remove Saddam Hussein from power. He says so at almost every opportunity.

SOT: BUSH (THURS) "THE POLICY OF MY GOVERNMENT, OUR GOVERNMENT, THIS

ADMINISTRATION, IS REGIME CHANGE."
NARR: But how to do it is dividing his administration so severely that disagreements inside the Pentagon are airing in public.

SOT: (SEN. JOSEPH LIEBERMAN/ FOX)

"IT'S CRITICALLY IMPORTANT FOR THE PRESIDENT, AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF, TO TAKE HOLD HERE. HE'S GOT OBVIOUS DISAGREEMENT WITHIN HIS ADMINISTRATION FROM WHAT IT SEEMS TO ME HE CLEARLY WANTS TO DO."
NARR: Military commanders are arguing for a massive troop deployment...civilian advisors are pushing for more limited strikes. And no one seems to know where Saddam Hussein is in developing weapons of mass destruction.

SOT: LEVIN "SOME OF THOSE CIVILIANS WANT TO ATTACK IRAQ. THEY'RE NOT

LOOKING AT THE COMPLEXITY. THEY'RE NOT LOOKING AT THE AFTERMATH."
NARR: Such as the impact on America's oil supplies....or its economy. Even Brent Scowcroft...who was national security advisor to President George Bush during the Persian Gulf War...questions the timing of going to war.

SOT: SCOWCROFT: (FACE) TO ATTACK IRAQ, WHILE THE MIDDLE EAST IS IN THE

TERROR THAT IT IS RIGHT NOW,/ I THINK, COULD TURN THE WHOLE REGION INTO A CAULDRON AND, THUS, DESTROY THE WAR ON TERRORISM.
ON CAM:
The President is assuring Congress and the American people that there are no plans to go to war any time soon. But an intelligence expert tells CBS News that at some point soon, the President must stop talking...and take action. Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News the White House."))




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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, more than a dozen people are dead following more bloodshed in the Middle East...
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and it sank shortly after fighting one of the landmark naval battles. Now efforts are underway to raise a piece of Civil War history...
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[Middle-East]


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It was another deadly day in the Middle East. After two bombings and three shootings, fourteen people are dead and dozens more wounded. Kimberly Dozier has more from Jerusalem.
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[SUPER=01-Carl Williams/American tourist; :42]
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[SUPER=01-Kimberly Dozier/CBS News; 1:17]
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(((REUTERS-near Safed) The day started with a bomb on this bus, filled with soldiers returning to work near the northern town of Safed.
(REUTERS-near Safed)

The force of the explosion turned the bus into a fireball.
(REUTERS-hospital shots)

At least ten people were killed, scores wounded. The militant group Hamas claimed responsibility.
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Barely three hours later, the violence shifted to Damascus Gate, in East Jerusalem.
(WCBS-interior truck shots)

A gunman armed with a pistol targeted the driver and passenger in this Israeli telephone service truck.
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Police patrolling nearby opened up, with automatic weapons.
(UPSOT moaning)
(WCBS-three shot)

Tourists Carl and Chris Williams, from Boston, Massachusetts, were there.
(WCBS-SOT Carl Williams, white shirt, Boston, Mass.)

I saw someone on the running board of the truck, raise a pistol to the driver, and just when I saw that, I turned around and went on the ground.
(WCBS-SOT Chris Williams, salmon shirt, Boston, Mass.)

I saw a gun to the persons head. We turned around, and then less than a quarter of a second later I would say, I heard two or three shots, bang, bang, bang. We kind of kept going, and then we ducked into some of these stores. Then you heard a lot of automatic gunfire.
(WCBS-guys face looking up, rest of him obscured by

chair) Police managed to kill the assailant
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And round up those suspected of helping.
(WCBS-injured sitting on curb)

At least one was wounded in the fire fight so were about a dozen bystanders.
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One Israeli official says its hard to stop attacks in Arab East Jerusalem, because Israeli Arabs and Palestinians look alike. You cant tell who the militant is, until he opens fire.
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Police believe some of the gunman's accomplices may have melted into the crowd, surviving to strike another day, somewhere else. KD, CBS News, Damascus Gate, Jerusalem))


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Winds and strong undersea currents are delaying an attempt to raise the gun turret of the Civil War ironclad U-S-S Monitor.
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The 120-ton revolving gun turret is in 240 feet of water off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Earlier, officials delayed work because of swift undersea currents that could sweep away the divers and equipment. Divers have to position a lifting sling on the turret, which will be winched onto a platform before it can be raised.
Sixteen crew members were lost when the ship sank in a storm on December 31st, 1862.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Bill Elliott wins back to back races, this week at the Brickyard 400. Travis Wells will have highlights in sports...
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And, we'll meet Radford University's new police chief, who is no stranger around campus...
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[Sassy-Clipper]


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Anybody who got a hair cut at one Roanoke salon today is helping out the Alzheimer's Association.
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The Sassy Clipper today offered haircuts for five bucks with the proceeds going to the organization. It was the first time the business had held a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association and more than 100-people showed up for a trim. The salon's owner says she was inspired by one of her clients.
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[IN Q=I have a customer that has Alzheimers...]
[SUPER=01-Peggy Hetherington/Owner, Sassy Clipper;]

((PEGGY HETHERINGTON/OWNER, SASSY'S: I HAVE A CUSTOMER THAT HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND I'VE CUT HER HAIR FOR THIRTEEN YEARS AND SHE COMES EVERY WEEK AND THAT'S THE REASON.))
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[OUT Q=and that's the reason.]
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The Alzheimer's Association is trying to raise interest in its Memory Walk next month. Organizers hope the event will raise 50-thousand dollars.
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[SOT 23:05:13-23:05:26]
[IN Q=The best thing about the Memory Walk...]
[SUPER=01-Susan Ridenhour/Memory Walk Co-Chair;]

((SUSAN RIDENHOUR/CO-CHAIR, MEMORY WALK: THE BEST THING ABOUT THE MEMORY WALK IS THE MONEY STAYS LOCALLY HERE IN OUR 17-COUNTY REGION TO HELP SUPPORT FAMILIES, CAREGIVERS AND VICTIMS OF THE DISEASE.))
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[OUT Q=and victims of the disease.]
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The Memory Walk will be held September fourteenth at Explore Park.
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[Zoo-Kids]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=jus]
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Children, not animals, were the stars today at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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They were there to celebrate the second annual National Kids Day.
The goal of the event is for adults and kids to spend meaningful time together.
Some of today's activities included nature crafts, face painting, and family scavenger hunts.
Kids also had a chance to make their own taco, thanks to Taco Bell.
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[VA-Profile]


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[WRITER=rca]
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Radford University will be welcoming a new police chief along with returning students this month. 43-year-old Grandville Hampton took over in July and is already looking ahead to the new school year and considering innovative ideas to make the campus safer. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has his story in this week's Virginia Profile....
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[SUPER=01-Granville Hampton/Radford University Police Chief; :16]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Radford.]

(( There's a new chief on campus but his face is a familiar one. Grandville Hampton is taking over the position after 17-years with the University Police. He started as student dispatcher...then moved through the ranks as an officer, sergeant and lieutenant.
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[SOT 16:45:25]
[IN Q=i love]

((GRANVILLE HAMPTON/RU POLICE CHIEF; I LOVE THE DEPARTMENT THE TOWN THE AREA AND EVERYTHING AND I WORK WITH A GOOD BUNCH OF PEOPLE.))
[OUT Q=PEOPLE.]

And the students. Hampton was one of them. He received both his bachelor's and master's degree from RU. This Fall, the school will have an enrollment of 93-hundred.
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[SOT 16:48:15]
[IN Q=it has]

((GRANVILLE HAMPTON/RU POLICE CHIEF; IT HAS GROWN QUITE A BIT WE'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR A LOT MORE TERRITORY FOR WHAT WE USED TO BE WHEN I FIRST CAME HERE.))
[OUT Q=CAME HERE]

And Hampton wants to continue the positive changes - - this time in the police department. One idea...training more bike patrol officers. Radford University Sergeant Sam Schumate just completed a course in police biking and is now certified to train others.
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[SOT 16:46:43]
[IN Q=IT HELPS]

((GRANVILLE HAMPTON/RU POLICE CHIEF; IT HELPS OUR OFFICERS GET TO CALLS A LOT QUICKER SOMETIME NOW THAT A LOT OF THE STREETS ARE CLOSED OFF AND THE CAMPUS IS GROWING THEY CAN CUT THROUGH CAMPUS TO GET TO CALLS A LOT QUICKER.))
[OUT Q=QUICKER.]

Hampton says the positive working relationship with Radford City Police will continue. For this chief, Radford is home...and as he looks far into the future he says he hopes to end his career right where it started. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Radford.))


[S-Avalanche]


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The Salem Avalanche closed out a seven game homestand tonight trying to salvage a split of their four game set with Kinston.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The Avs were looking for a win and some momentum for this week's 6 game road trip.
Early on Kinston's Francisco Cruceta throws one in the dirt. Salem's Ronnie Merril scampers home on the wild pitch and Salem led 1-nothing in the first.
In the top of the seventh, Justin Lincoln plays some 'd' at third and starts the double play to end the Kinston threat.
But in the 8th, the Indians Ritchie Morton hits a bouncer down the third baseline that scores Joe Inglett
[SUPER=37-Kinston/2/Salem/1/;]

tying the game at 1, and the Indians go on to win it 2-1 in twelve innings.
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[S-RIVALRY]


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The Martinsville Astros beat the Danville Braves 2 to nothing earlier tonight in the first game of a three game set. Both teams are chasing Bluefield in the Appalachian League standings. Intern reporter Bekkah Warburton has more on the budding rivalry between the two clubs.
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[IN Q=first audio..]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Czajowski/D-Braves Pitching Coach; :23]
[SUPER=01-Rebekkah Warburton/Reporting; :38]
[SUPER=01-Jack Billingham/M-Astros Pitching Coach; :49]
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[OUT Q="...News 7 Sports."]
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((Many fans believe it's because a mere 45 minutes separates the two teams' stadiums. Others feel it's due to their continuous battle for top spots in the Appalachian League stats book. Still other think it's due to one thing and one thing only: tradition.
But whatever the reason, the long standing rivalry between Martinsville and Danville is often more than a little friendly competition.
Jim Czajowski: 13:44:16

Although the Braves and the Astros have only matched up twice so far this season, their opposing relationship began early in April, when the league's East Division attended extended spring training in Florida.
Jack Billingham: 13:39:40
Not everyone thinks the rivalry is a bad thing however. Every coach knows that a little raucous behavior from the fans leads to top performance on the field.
Jim Czajowski: 13:43:51

The Braves will host their neighboring team for a three game series beginning on the fourth. In Martinsville. Bekkah Warburton News 7 Sports.))




[S-Brickyard]


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Last week Bill Elliott won the pole and the race at Pocono. So he brought the same car to Indianapolis this weekend, where he just missed out on a second straight pole position. But the race results from today's Brickyard 400 were almost a carbon copy of last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/NBC Sports; :00]


Over 275 thousand fans were on hand for the 9th running of the Brickyard. It was a short afternoon for Kurt Busch thanks to his good buddy Jimmy Spencer. Mister Excitement gives Busch a free ride into the wall and Busch, understandably is not very happy.
Geoffrey Bodine brought out another caution at lap 51. Bodine hits the outside wall and then for good measure, why not the inside barrier.
Bill Elliott started on the outside of row one today. But he was out front when it counted. Awesome Bill passed Rusty Wallace with just 12 laps to go and Elliott hangs on to win his first Brickyard 400 and his second race in two weeks.
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[SUPER=01-Bill Elliott/Wins First Brickyard 400; :05]
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[OUT Q=this is the greatest, this is the greatest."]
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[SUPER=0106-16. Michael Waltrip//17. Hut Stricklin//18. Ricky Rudd//19. Jeff Green//20. Joe Nemechek//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-21. Ted Musgrave//22. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//23. Bobby Hamilton//24. Jerry Nadeau//25. Kyle Petty//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-124 TC4310]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


The Virginia Tech Hokies held their first full squad practice today, which means that the quarterback derby is underway between Grant Noel, Bryan Randall and freshman Marcus Vick. No matter what happens, so far Vick has handled all the expectations that come with being Michael Vick's little brother.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Hokies Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=turn out fine."]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-122 TC5136]
[GRAPHIC=Golf]


We finish up on the links where Rich Beem won the International today, but not before a few tense moments.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Castlerock, CO; :00]


Over the final five holes, Steve Lowery kept the pressure on Beem with shots like this one from the fairway. It finds the jar for a rare double eagle. He followed that up with an eagle and a birdie. But he needed to make this birdie putt at 18 for the win and Lowery leaves it right on the lip. Although he did make it pretty interesting down the s(------------) tretch. Rich Beem wins the International with 44 points under the modified Stableford scoring system.