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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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It's only been done a handful of times. But surgery to separate twin girls conjoined at the head is expected to be successful. We'll have an update. Plus, Roanoke police hit the town with socializing on their mind and stopped by several parties designed to increase community cohesion. And, thousands of new jobs are headed for Southside.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[IN Q=The seperation occurred]

((THE SEPARATION OCCURRED AND WE JUST WENT ON TO THE NEXT STEP. IT WASN'T LIKE WE WERE OUT THERE DRINKING CHAMPAGNE AND CRYING AND LAUGHING OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=anything like that.]
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[VO-NAT]


Twin girls separated in lengthy surgery last night are back together in intensive care, but they're not out of the woods yet.
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[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young in for Jean Jadhon tonight.

[Conjoined-Twins]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
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[WRITER=syo]
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One of the babies underwent additional surgery today to clear up bleeding in her brain. Manuel Gallegus has more from Los Angeles.
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[IN Q=Doctors say they hope the long-term prognosis...]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jorge Larazeff/Lead Neurosurgeon; :16]
[SUPER=01-Dr. John Frazee/Neurosurgeon; 1:01]
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((DOCTORS SAY THEY HOPE THE LONG-TERM PROGNOSIS FOR THE BABY TWINS WILL BE GOOD -- IF NOT EXCELLENT. THE ONCE-CONJOINED TWINS ARE NOW PHYSICALLY ON THEIR OWN ... AFTER UNDERGOING MORE THAN 20 HOURS OF SURGERY.
(SOT: DR. JORGE LARAZEFF/LEAD NEUROSURGEON)

"Considering what they went through, they are doing extremely well." LESS THAN FOUR HOURS AFTER THE SURGERY, ONE OF THE BABIES HAD TO RETURN TO THE OPERATING ROOM BECAUSE OF BLEEDING ON THE BRAIN. IT'S A COMPLICATION THE MEDICAL TEAM ANTICIPATED.
(SOT: LARAZEFF)

"She had developed a collection of blood between the skin and the brain, that was pushing onto her brain, and we took care of that." THE GIRLS, MARIA TERESA AND MARIA DE JESUS, WERE BORN IN RURAL GUATEMALA WITH A CONDITION THAT HAPPENS IN FEWER THAN ONE IN 2 POINT FIVE MILLION LIVE BIRTHS. BEFORE THE OPERATION..THEY SHARED BONE AND BLOOD VESSELS, BUT THEY HAD SEPARATE BRAINS WHICH HELPED MAKE THE SURGERY POSSIBLE.
(SOT: DR. JOHN FRAZEE/NEUROSURGEON)

"The blood supply to each twin, we were able to redirect that, so that the important vessels were preserved for each of the two children." THIS OPERATION HAS ONLY BEEN PERFORMED FIVE TIMES IN THE LAST TEN YEARS WORLDWIDE. AND NOT ALL OF THE TWINS LIVED. BUT THESE GIRLS ARE EXPECTED TO SURVIVE, ALTHOUGH DOCTORS ARE BEING CAUTIOUS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))

[Night-Out]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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It's a "night out" in neighborhoods all over Roanoke this evening. People are getting together to hold block parties, cookouts and pot luck dinners ... all in the name of community. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Pulpit;]

News 7's Rachel Cannon joins us now to explain... Shannon, the Roanoke police department is actually sponsoring the events.
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]

The idea is to get people together to support anti-crime activities in hopes that it will then help that community fight crime...
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[***RACHEL'S MIC HOT***]
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More than 50-people joined in the festivities at the block party on Melrose Avenue. The free event includes dancing, eating and colorful designs...
Those involved in neighborhood watch groups say it lets the community know there's a group working to make the area safer.
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[SOT 5:17:13]
[IN Q=deter crime]

((ESTELLE H. MCCADDEN/PRES., MELROSE RUGBY NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH; DETER CRIME, DETER DRUGS, WHATEVER, AND THIS IS ONE WAY YOU CAN GET PEOPLE TO KNOW WE ARE HERE, GET THEM TO COME OUT AND SEE WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT AND YOU KNOW THIS MAKES FOR A BETTER, I GUESS TOGETHERNESS. ))
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[VO-NAT]

The night also gave police officers a chance to get out of their patrol cars and get together with local residents. Officers say interacting with people on that level makes them more accessible. An intervention specialist with the city says it also shows children that police are their friends not enemies.
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[LIVE=Rachel Full/Pulpit]

City officials also spent the night visiting all the "night out" locations ...
[DOUBLE BOXES=Rachel & SHannon /Pulpit;]

there were seven organized in Roanoke City.

[KB-Toys]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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KB Toys is looking for a few good men and women, just in time to help with the Christmas shopping season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]


Actually the company needs to hire about 14-hundred seasonal employees to fill orders at its distribution center near Danville.
K-B says it's offering competitive wages with plenty of opportunity for overtime as it adds a second shift for the holiday season.
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[SOT 18:00:53]
[IN Q=We're starting now]

((RALPH WEAR/FULFILLMENT CENTER DIRECTOR: WE'RE STARTING NOW. IF PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED, THIS IS THE TIME TO START COMING OUT AND GETTING YOUR APPLICATIONS FILLED OUT. WE HAVE A REALLY QUICK RAMP-UP AND IT HAPPENS THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AND THEN IN NOVEMBER WE'RE THERE, AND FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER, WE'RE AT OUR PEAK CAPACITY.))
[SUPER=01-Ralph Wear/Fulfillment Center Director]
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[OUT Q=our peak capacity.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wear (ware) says the plant will ship about 190-thousand toys a day during the height of the holiday shopping season.
K-B took over the plant last year when E-Toys went bankrupt.
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[LA-Nile]


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The West Nile epidemic is growing in Louisiana.
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[VO-NAT]


5 people are now dead and 71 have been infected by the encephalitis like virus that is spread from mosquitos to birds and people.
West Nile's march south and west... into hot, humid mosquito laden pockets of the country... is no suprise to infectious disease specialists.
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((DR. MARTIN BLASER/INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERT; THIS IS A DISEASE THAT'S SPREADING IN A NATURAL AND RELATIVELY PREDICTABLE WAY.))
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[VO-NAT]


That's not much comfort to residents of steamy Louisana.... now worried about faltering tourism...and how to prevent more infection
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[West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
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There were no new confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in western Virginia today, but health officials were fielding numerous reports of dead birds.
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[VO-NAT]


Many of those birds will be evaluated. Local health officials also have plans to work with the Virginia Tech Department of Epidemiology to test adult mosquitos for the presence of the virus.
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[IN Q=With the positive crow ]

((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER; WITH THE POSITIVE CROW IN PATRICK COUNTY, AWARENESS IS DEFINITELY UP AND WE'VE GOTTEN MANY REPORTS OF DEAD BIRDS. I THINK TODAY WE'VE GOTTEN NINE BIRDS COLLECTED, WHICH IS DEFINITELY A SPIKE.))
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[OUT Q=which is definitely a spike.]
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[VO-NAT]


West Nile Virus hasn't been detected in the Roanoke Valley, but health officials say it's probably just a matter of time before cases are confirmed here.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Nile-Richmond]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]


The arrival of West Nile virus in the region is no reason to panic...so says state health officials.
The virus has been blamed for at least 20 deaths in the country since it first appeared in New York three years ago.
State health officials say despite the virus' deadly potential, most people bitten by an infected mosquito don't even become sick.
They're asking residents who find dead birds on their lawn, not to panic.
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[VO-NAT]


Health officials do recommend wearing gloves and double-bagging when disposing of any dead bird.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7, a pit bull attacks an area police officer.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus he's accused of murdering a seven year old girl, but the prosecution won't say where or when it happened.


The latest on the trial of David Westerfield when we come back.
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[Sports-preview]
[anchor=Mike]
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((Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Express inks its top scorer from a season ago. We're at Falcons' camp with Steve Mason and former Hokie Kevin McCadam. We're also checking in with the Skins as Bruce Smith finally is cleared to practice. The pool is good place to be as well tonight with some of the area's elite swimmers and Salem is in the Friday Football extra spotlight. Tonight on the Big 7.))


[Van-Dam]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
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The attorney for the man accused of kidnapping and killing Danielle Van Dam is urging jury members to vote their conscience.
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[SUPER=03-San Deigo, CA;]

Closing arguments are underway in the murder trial of David Westerfield. The 50-year old is charged with taking the 7-year old San Diego girl from her bedroom in the middle of the night. The prosecution alleges Westerfield snuck into the home through an unlocked side door, and most likely waited in the little girl's room until everybody was asleep before taking her out the side door and into his own home two doors down.

Prosecutors say there is compelling physical evidence linking Westerfield to the crime.
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[IN Q=They found her hair...]

((JEFF DUSEK/PROSECUTOR: THEY FOUND HER HAIR, DANIELLE VAN DAM'S HAIR IN HIS BED!"))
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Prosecutors wrapped up their closing arguments this afternoon and turned the floor over to the defense. If convicted of kidnapping, murder and child pornography charges Westerfield will face the death penalty .
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[L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Lynchburg police have nabbed the man they say shot and killed a teenager on the street last week.
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[VO-NAT]


35-year-old Gerald Wayne Hubbard was picked up in the 11-hundred block of Court Street last night at the end of a brief foot chase.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week; :08]


Police say Hubbard shot 16-year-old Ronrico Robinson in the head the night of July 30th. Robinson died two days later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Authorities have not discussed a motive for the killing.
Hubbard is being held without bond on murder and firearms charges.
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[Reyes]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Nearly five years after his arrest and prosecution, abortion protester John Reyes (RAY-iss) has lost his legal battle with the city of Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape]


Reyes was convicted of trespassing during an anti-abortion rally at E.C. Glass High School in 1997.. he appealed his prosecution based on the premise that the city's parade permit law was unconstitutional.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals today denied Reyes' claim for nominal damages because his rights were never violated.
City officials say that also means Reyes' attorney cannot recover any of the legal fees spent pursuing the appeal.

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[Bedford-Fatal]


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A go-kart accident yesterday took the life of a 10-year-old boy from Roanoke.
State police say Dustin Keith Chittum was riding on a private road near Stewartsville when his vehicle ran into a parked dump truck.
The boy was critically injured and died a few hours later at Carilion-Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
A five-year-old who was riding with him suffered minor injuries.
Neither child had a helmet on.

[Dog-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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Roanoke police say a pit bull was shot and killed after it confronted an animal control officer this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say the dog got out of its pen in the 600 block of Madison Avenue Northwest and snapped at the officer, pinning him against the wall of a house.
The officer fired twice, wounding the pit bull. The dog died later at an animal hospital.
Police are reviewing a series of complaints involving the dog, and will consult with the commonwealth's attorney about possible charges.
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[Special-Election]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Republicans maintained their slim majority in Virginia's Senate today.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli won today's special election in Fairfax County's 37th District.
He'll replace Republican Warren Barry who was appointed to the state Alcohol Beverage Control Board.
In another special election, Democrat Kenneth Alexander won a vacant House of Delegates seat in Norfolk.
Democrat Jerrauld Jones quit that post to become executive director of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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


Roanoke and Salem honor two fallen community leaders.
That's next on News 7 at Eleven.
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[VO-NAT]


And later they say everyone has a twin somewhere... and these folks proved superstars have more than just one.


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[Commercial]


[Taliaferro]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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A final salute today to the man who helped Salem become the "City of Champions"...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


About 200 people showed up to pay their last respects to former mayor Jim Taliaferro.
The 22-year leader of City Council was buried in Salem's East Hill Cemetery this morning.
Taliferro died Saturday at the age of 66, after a battle with liver cancer.
At his funeral, he was remembered as a man who got things done for Salem, as well as a family man and avid sportsman.
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((KELVIN BOLWES/SALEM AVALANCHE OWNER: I CALL HIM A LEADER. THAT'S WHAT HE WAS ... HE JUST GOT THINGS DONE. AND HE DID SO MANY THINGS. YOU CAN TELL BY THE COMPLEXES THAT WERE SO RIGHTFULLY NAMED AFTER HIM. AND HE DID IT WITHOUT PUTTING THE CITY IN DEBT.))
[SOT 1:40:46 - :54]

((HOWARD PACKETT/SALEM COUNCILMAN: I THINK HE SORT OF MADE US WHAT WE ARE TODAY. SALEM'S UNIQUE AND JIM SORT OF MADE US THAT WAY. THERE WERE A LOT BEFORE HIM AND A LOT AFTER HIM, BUT HE WAS A UNIQUE PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Kelvin Bowles/Salem Avalanche Owner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Howard Packett/Salem Councilman; :16]
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[OUT Q=a unique person.]
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[VO-NAT]


Taliaferro's contributions will be felt for decades to come.
He's credited with helping make Salem's school system independent and with getting the city's baseball and football stadiums built.
They were renamed in his honor back in March.
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[Fitzpatrick]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC36:25]
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The Roanoke City Courthouse is once again home to a judge who served on the bench for 25-years...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

A ceremony today dedicated the atrium of the building to Judge Beverly Fitzpatrick Senior.
[SUPER=04-1996;]

Fitzpatrick passed away two years ago at the age of 80. He's remembered as a compassionate judge and strong civic leader. As a judge he founded the honor court - - a program aimed at giving alcoholics a choice of jail or rehabilitation. In his community.... Fitzpatrick is credited with leading the efforts to save the old Jefferson High School by turning it into the Jefferson Center.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Tony gets fined, Kowalsky resigns, Bruce is back and we're swimming and passing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Canton, OH/ABC-Last Night; :00]

But first tonight's Extra Point - Houston Texans player Leomont Evans who was carted off the field last night when he suffered a neck injury and lost feeling in his arms and legs is better tonight. He actually walked into the hospital today. He has a bruised spinal cord and doctors are now planning his return to Houston. Now the scores.
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[S-Stewart]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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NASCAR's king of the temper tantrum has been once again fined and placed on probation. Tony Stewart was witnessed shoving and attempting to kick a photographer after exiting his car at Indianapolis on Sunday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

Yesterday NASCAR fined him $10 thousand dollars for violating Section 12-4-A in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rule Book: "Actions detrimental to stock car racing." In addition to the fine and probation, NASCAR will require Stewart to make a formal apology to the media member, Indianapolis Star freelance photographer Gary Mook.
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[S-Killer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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The Express continues to sign the players that will make a difference this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Last Season; :00]

Yesterday the team inked its leading scorer from a year ago - Rick Kowalsky. The Ontario native had 83 points last season and was a starter and captain in the all-star game. He fills the fourth and final veteran spot on the Express roster.
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[S-Swimming]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-129 TC2740]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]


Eight local swimmers are in Buffalo, New York for the Eastern Zone meet that gets underway today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The competition will feature several members of the Marlins swim team, including Jordan Anderson who recently set the state record in the 100 meter butterfly for 13 and 14 year old boys. Anderson's time of 59 seconds is expected to be even lower this week.
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[SUPER=01-Jordan Anderson/State Record Holder in 100 Meter Butterfly; :03]
[SUPER=01-Scott Bowser/Marlins Assistant Coach; :10]
[SUPER=01-Claire Dickey/Marlins Swimmer; :19]
[SUPER=01-Brent St. Pierre/Marlins Head Coach; :30]
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[OUT Q=... "70 THOUSAND YARD A WEEK."]
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[S-Salem]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-125 27:50]
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Appropriately just a day after Jim Taliaferro was laid to rest - Our Friday Football Extra pre season reports take us to Salem High school for a look at this year's edition of the Spartans.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Salem will field only 10 seniors, the smallest group of fourth year players in Willis White's two decades as head coach at Salem.
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[VO-NAT]


The Spartans return 10 starters total, four on offense and six on defense off a team that went to the playoffs and lost to Pulaski in the Regional finals.
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[IN Q="]
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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After taking a day off - the Washington Redskins returned to Carlisle today to resume training camp 2002.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; :00]

The team is thankful to have had such a successful trip to Japan, and the defense also got some more good news this week. Both Bruce Smith and Santana Dotson, who have been sidelined with injuries - returned to practice today. That means Bruce, though honored by his recent appointment, will not be available for the upcoming Tech board of visitors meeting on August 26th.
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[OUT Q=...PRETTY STRENUOUS."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

The Redskins play their second preseason game of the summer Saturday night at 8 against the Panthers. Bruce will NOT play against Carolina.
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[S-McCadam]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-130 24:58]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]

One of Tech's top defensive playmakers from a season ago is now one of former Tech players in the Atlanta Falcons camp. Steve Mason checks in from Greenville, South Carolina tonight with Kevin McCadam.
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[SUPER=01-Dan Reeves/Falcons Head Coach; 1:09]
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[SUPER=01-Ray Buchanan/Falcons Cornerback; 1:31]
[SUPER=01-Wade Phillips/Falcons Defensive Coordinator; 1:52]
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((Kevin McCadam was signed by Atlanta on June 19th after being drafted in the fifth round as the 148th overall pick. His heart seems to still be in Blacksburg. A feeling never more evident than when he is asked about his former head coach Frank Beamer and the recent release of his bubble head doll. ((:))
McCadam was Tech's third leading tackler last season with 63 in starting all 11 games. But as a freshman in the NFL, Kevin is back to the bottom of the depth chart at third string strong safety. ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((RAY BUCHANAN/FALCONS CORNERBACK:))
It might take him a while to play like Lynch but one advantage McCadam has over his teammates in camp is his understanding of the Falcons new 3-4 defense under Wade Phillips. ((:)) ((:))
McCadam and the Falcons wrap up training camp at Furman University August eighth. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

[Look-Alike]


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Don't look now - but there could be someone who looks just like you somewhere closeby.... Or they could be at the Look-Alike festival in Germany.
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Many superstar impersonators showed up at the annual festival. Elizabeth Taylor's look-alike twin got lots of attention....as well as a master of comedy - Charlie Chaplin ...who had a little something to say. There was even the Pope - who may have the LOOK down - but not the behavior. And of course the festival couldn't be complete without the King of Rock...and the King of Pop. This marks the 17th year of the festival. (------------)