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Coming up on News 7-
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A live report from Henry County as the search for Jennifer Short goes on.
A California missing child is found hours after an Amber Alert goes out.
Plus Big names in Blue Grass come to town tonight.
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[Talent=Jean]


And will the lack of rain affect the start of school in Gretna.
News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


Ribbons and signs continue to go up as a community holds out hope that Jennifer Short will be found safe and sound.
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[Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]


9 year old Jennifer Short has been missing now for nearly a week.
But business owners and a local lawmaker are working to keep her name and picture in view.
[Henry Co. Double Boxes=Jean and Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton is at the Henry County sheriff's office with the story and an update on the case.
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(Rollcue: family close to their heart.)
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[SUPER=01-Kenneth Carter/Store Owner; :10]
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[OUT Q=just keep praying.]
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[Short-Family]


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Funeral services will be held for Michael and Mary Short over the next two days.
There will be visitation tomorrow night from 6 until 9 at the Martinsville Church of God.
The funeral will be held at the the church Thursday at 2.
Meanwhile, members of Jennifer Short's family stepped forward with the hope that a direct appeal might have an impact on the investigation.
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[IN Q=Jennifer we miss you]
[SUPER=01-Ruby Young/Jennifer's Aunt; ]
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[OUT Q=till we find you.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Family members asked for continued prayers for Jennifer's safe return and for investigators working on the case.


Today those investigators continued to follow leads, interviewing people who worked for Michael Short's business.

They also filed another search warrant on the Short's house- looking for school supplies and children's clothing purchased for Jennifer.
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[Missing-Girl]


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A fund has been set up for raise reward money for Jennifer's safe return.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Shiela Davis is a childhood friend of Michael Short's and a friend of the family.
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[IN Q=Her parents]

((SHIELA DAVIS/FAMILY FRIEND: HER PARENTS, WHATEVER THEY DID, THEY DID IT RIGHT .... STAYED RIGHT WITH HER MOM AND DAD.))
[SUPER=01-Shiela Davis/Short Family Friend;]
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[OUT Q=mom and dad.]
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[VO-NAT]


Davis also hopes the money can fund search efforts and funeral expenses.
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[WIPE TO FS PINNACLE]
If you'd like to make a contribution to the Jennifer Renee Short Family Fund, you can send it to Post Office Box 207, Boones Mill Virginia 2-4-0-6-5.
Or you can drop it off at the First National Bank of Boones Mill.
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[CA-Missing]


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A missing California girl- is rescued- and safe tonight.
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10 year old Nicole Timmons was found a state away- in Nevada.
The girl was taken from her bedroom sometime before seven this morning-
An Amber Alert was issued and about five hours later a tip from a resident was called in- Nevada Highway Patrol troopers rescued the girl- and arrested a 68 year old man.
Glenn Park used to babysit the child- Now he faces kidnapping charges.
Tonight Nicole's mom thanked the police detectives and the FBI.
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((CHERYL TIMMONS/MOTHER; TO WAKE UP IN THE MORNING AND PULL THE SHEETS OFF YOUR CHILD'S BED AND SEE EMPTY SHEETS... PUTS YOU IN ANOTHER WORLD. LIKE YOU'RE IN A CLOUD. AND THE GUYS WERE VERY COMFORTING AND THEY WORKED VERY WELL VERY FAST AND THE PUBLIC I'M SO HAPPY EVERYBODY RESPONDED TO THE AMBER ALERT.))
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[SUPER=01-Cheryl Timmons/Mother;]
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[OUT Q=to the Amber Alert.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say it's not yet clear why Park would have taken the girl.
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[Gretna-Water]


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They are talking water in Gretna.
In the words of the town manager, the panic is over.
After a week of frenzied preparations, the town's reservoir is slowly being replenished.
But as Steve Smallshaw reports, water restrictions will remain in effect indefinitely.
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[SUPER=01-Glenna Lingafelt/Gretna Mayor; :26]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Webb/Pittsylvania Co. School Supt.; :50]
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[SUPER=01-David Lilly/Gretna Town Manager; 1:16]
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(( After months of dry conditions, this is music to the ears of Gretna residents.
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And so is this..
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In about a week, town leaders built this containment pond, installed a pump and laid more than two miles of pipe through backyards and under roadways to the town reservoir.. which had shrunk to its lowest level in decades.
But since two o'clock Tuesday, 200 gallons a minute have been flowing into Gretna's water supply.
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((GLENNA LINGAFELT/GRETNA MAYOR: WE DO NEED TO CONTINUE TO CONSERVE. IT WILL TAKE A LOT OF WATER TO GET US BACK UP.))
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[OUT Q=get us back up.]


And the school system is ready to do its part.
Classes will start as scheduled next Monday.. but kids will eat sandwiches on paper plates for at least the first week, and each Gretna school will truck in water every day instead of relying on the town.
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((JERRY WEBB/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SCHOOL SUPT.: WE ARE ALL MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, WHETHER IT'S THE TOWN OF GRETNA OR PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY AND WE FEEL STRONGLY THAT WE NEED TO BE PART OF THE SHORT-TERM SOLUTION.))
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[OUT Q=short-term solution.]


Some residents wondered how things got so bad, so quickly..
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((ANGITA FLEMING/RESIDENT: WHY WEREN'T WE PUT UNDER MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS SOONER?))
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[OUT Q=restrictions sooner?]


Town leaders say several springs feeding the reservoir simply dried up overnight.. and they went from having a 200-day supply of water in early July, to just 20 days in early August.
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((DAVID LILLY/GRETNA TOWN MANAGER: NO ONE CAN PREDICT WHEN A SPRING IS GOING TO GIVE OUT OR WHEN IT'S GOING TO RAIN. AND LIKE MIKE SAID, IN A MONTH'S TIME IT WENT FROM A CONCERN OF OURS TO A PRETTY MAJOR PROBLEM.))
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Lilly says another source of water should be on line by next week.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Gretna.))

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Children under sixteen should not be behind the wheel of All -Terrain-Vehicles --That's the conclusion of a number of advocacy groups who say thousands of kids are dying from A -T-V- related injuries.
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Advocacy groups are calling for the government to ban the use of adult-size ATVs for children under sixteen. They say the A-T-V industry is failing to protect consumers - especially children.
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((DR. REBECCAH BROWN SOT: "ATVS ARE SIMPLY NOT TOYS AND CANNOT BE REGARDED AS SUCH. ATVS ARE IMMENSELY POWERFUL AND SO

PHISTICATED PIECES OF HEAVY MACHINERY.))
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[VO-NAT]


Last year an estimated 35-thousand kids suffered life threatening injuries from ATV accidents.
Brown says kids lack the high degree of coordination and muscle strength to operate the vehicles safely.

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[Concert]


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Blugrass and Old Time music filled the Roanoke Civic Center tonight.
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[VO-NAT]


The "Down from the Mountain" Tour brought in a near-capacity crowd tonight.
Many of the musicians had a hand in the successful "O Brother Where Art Thou" soundtrack.
And it was a homecoming of sorts for local musicians Ralph Stanley and Dan Tyminski.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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Henry County's former administrator may be in more trouble with the law.
That story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus go inside a terrorist training camp... by way of a captured Al Qaida training video.
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[Sports-preview]


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[State-budget]


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Most Virginians will be affected by the planned cuts in state services... that today from a state employee representative.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Mark Warner has asked state agencies to cut at least five percent from their budgets.
Joan Dent of the State Employees Association says program cuts and layoffs will impact vital state services.
Dent says most Virginians benefit from a host of state services that they rarely even think about.
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[OUT Q=BUT THEY'RE VITAL TO OUR SOCIETY.]
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Under the governor's plan, some state agencies may end up cutting their budgets by as much as 23 percent.
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[College-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The number-crunching process is already underway at Virginia Tech... although, officials say they're not all that sure which direction they're headed.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


State higher education will face an additional loss this year in appropriations... anywhere from five to 15-percent.
That's not shocking news to Tech officials who say the school's already lost about 40-million from its budget as a result of last year's cuts.
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((LARRY HINCKER: REGARDLESS THOUGH OF WHETHER OR NOT YOU EXPECTED IT, THOSE ARE STILL SOME RATHER LARGE NUMBERS. WE'VE BEEN TOLD THAT EVERY STATE AGENCY WILL HAVE AT LEAST A FIVE PERCENT REDUCTION, SO, FOR VA TECH THAT'S A MINIMUM OF ELEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN STATE APPROPRIATIONS THAT WE WILL LOSE.))
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[OUT Q=will lose]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials from both Virginia Tech and Radford Univesity say it is still too early to tell what areas will be affected by the cuts, but, have begun looking at various cost-reduction strategies.
Each school will have until September 20th to develop a budget reduction plan and submit it to the Governor's office for approval.
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[Clower]


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Former Henry County Administrator Sid Clower may not have "heard the last" of the criminal charges against him. An embezzlement case against was settled with a plea bargain just three weeks ago, but now FEDERAL investigators are looking into the matter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Month]

The state court judge ordered Clower to pay back nearly 680-thousand dollars to the Henry County Public Service Authority.
Clower could still face charges of tax fraud stemming from his theft of more than 800-thousand dollars... and the alleged failure to pay taxes on his gains.
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[Campbell-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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Police are now searching for another suspect in the murder of a Campbell County man last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./Last Week]


25-year-old Tony Stone was shot to death inside his Lynch Station home early Wednesday morning.
Authorities arrested Adrian Dawson of Lynchburg last week and charged him with murder.
(XXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO PINNACLE FULL]
They're now looking for 23-year-old Brian Keith Jones.
He's six feet tall, 190 pounds and has the word "psycho" tattooed on his neck.
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[Al-Qaida-Tapes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Yet more videotapes of Al-Qaeda-
Some of the tapes go INSIDE Osama bin Laden's terror organization- making it clear he wanted to target the U-S.

Aleen Sirgany has more.
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[SUPER=01-Amarullah Salih/Afghan National Dir. of Security; ]
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((EXPERTS SAY NOT EVERYTHING VIDEOTAPED BY THE AL QAEDA TERRORIST GROUP WAS MEANT TO BE KEPT SECRET. A COLLECTION OF CD's OBTAINED BY CBS NEWS CONTAINS A SLICK PRODUCTION FOR WORLDWIDE RELEASE. THE SUBTITLES SAY THIS IS FOOTAGE OF TRAINING AT AL FAROOQ CAMP ... A PLACE THAT ATTRACTED AT LEAST ONE AMERICAN RECRUIT ... JOHN WALKER LINDH. THE VIDEO ALSO MAKES IT CLEAR WHO'S THE TARGET. BIN LADEN SAYS: "THEY ARE AWAITING THAT YOU ANNIHILATE AMERICA AND THE JEWS." ANOTHER CD HAS PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN FOOTAGE OF THE TALIBAN DESTROYING GIANT BUDDHIST STATUES. THE INTENTION HERE WAS TO BRAG ABOUT THE DESTRUCTION OF THESE HISTORIC SYMBOLS. BUT THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL TAPES -- WHICH SHOW BIN-LADEN'S MEN EXPERIMENTING WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS -- WERE PROBABLY NEVER INTENDED FOR PUBLIC VIEWING. AFGHAN OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE NOT SURPRISED BY WHAT THEY SAW. AMARULLAH SALIH/AFGHAN NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF SECURITY: "We were 100% sure that they were trying to develop means of killing people with chemicals and biological substances."

PRESIDENT BUSH HAS BEEN FULLY BRIEFED ON THE RECENTLY DISCOVERED VIDEO. THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WILL REVIEW THE MATERIAL FOR ANY USEFUL INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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A flower is raising quite a stink at Virginia Tech.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, see how this bear decided to beat the heat.
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[Commercial]


[Stewart]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Attorneys for Martha Stewart handed over one-thousand pages of e-mail and phone records to a House committee late today.
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[VO-NAT 13.5]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The panel is investigating whether the Diva of Home decorating may have been involved in insider trading.
Stewart sold her Imclone stock the day before it plunged on news the company's cancer drug was rejected by the F-D-A.
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((REP. JIM GREENWOOD/R- PENNSYLVANIA: THEN WE HAVE ALL THE OTHER EVIDENCE CONCERNING THE BEHAVIOR OF HER BROKERS, THEIR DESPERATE EFFORTS TO COMMUNICATE WITH HER. WHAT THEY KNEW. AND THE FACT THAT WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO VERIFY MS. STEWART'S STORY. SO WE'RE TRYING TO FIND OUT FROM THESE DOCUMENTS WHICH STORY IS THE TRUE ONE.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Jim Greenwood/(R) Pennsylvania; ]
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[OUT Q=is the true one.]
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[Vo-nat]
Stewart has said she had a pre-arranged agreement with her broker to sell the stock if it hit 60 dollars a share.
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[Tech-Flower]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's not the kind of flower you'd pick to brighten someone's day ...mainly because it stinks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


But, the Virginia Tech Botany Department is now one of the few to own the Indonesian native A-Titanus (Ty-tuh-nuhs) flower.
Nicknamed the corpse flower, the plant produces a rotten, fish-like smell upon blooming and can use the scent to attract pollenators as far as 50 feet.
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((KHIDER HILU: SO IT HAS A LOT OF BIOLOGY TOO, NOT ONLY THE LOOK, BUT, THE CHEMISTRY OF THIS PARTICULAR PLANT.))
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[IN Q=so it has]
[SUPER=01-Khider Hilu/VA Tech Botany Professor]
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[OUT Q=particular plant]
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Hilu (Hee-lu) says he expects the plant to begin blooming in a matter of days... only the 20th time that's happened since the plant was first introduced to the U-S in 1937.
If you'd like to get a whiff of the smelly plant, you can go down to the Virginia Tech greenhouse this Saturday from one to four-p-m.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up tonight in sports, major league baseball and Avalanche, plus Lane Stadium's makeover, but first our extra point. San Diego Chargers head coach Marty Schottenheimer says Drew Brees will replace Doug Flutie as the starting quarterback. Here's reaction from all three.
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[SUPER=01-Doug Flutie/Chargers Second String Quarterback; :10(VERY QUICK!!!!!)]
[SUPER=01-Marty Schottenheimer/Chargers Head Coach; :28]
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-122 1:02:28]
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The Salem Avalanche edged the Winston Salem Warthogs by a run last night thanks to the pitching of Chin-Hui Tsao (cheen-way-sow).
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche; :00]

A full moon made for a great night for fans at Salem Memorial.
Tsao (sow) was simply awesome. He pitched eight and two thirds innings and gave up just one run and 4 hits.
[SUPER=37-Salem/2/Winston Salem/1;]He did get a little tired in the top of the ninth as Brett Caradonna doubles to le

ft center, scoring a run, but The Avs pull this one out 2-1.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-130 34:16]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


The Yankees 7-5 win over Anaheim last night puts the Angels in a virtual three-way tie with Oakland and Seattle for first place in the A-L West.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Angels vs. Yankees; :00]
Jason Giambi (jee-AHM'-bee) was the Yankees' hitting star. Leading the Bronx [SUPER=35-New York/7/Anaheim/5;]Bombe

rs back from a 5-to-2 deficit. Giambi singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth and had a two run homer. Bernie Williams also had three singles, including a RBI single later in the sixth inning.
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[S-Eagles]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-127 34:55 ]
[GRAPHIC=ncaa]

After coming within a few points of winning the 2001 NCAA Division III Stagg Bowl, everyone wants to play for ODAC power Bridgewater's football team.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater; :00]

160 players are trying out which has prompting head coach Mike Clark to start a JV program.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Mike Clark/Bridgewater Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=......in 2002"]
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[VO-NAT]


Seven starters are back on defense, six on offense. Clark must replace All-American running back Davon Cruz and quarterback Jason Lutz.
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[S-Danville]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=baseball]


American Legion National World Series baseball is coming to Dan Daniel Memorial Park in Danville. The event runs from August 23rd through the 27th. The old timers game is tonight and major league baseball alumni face the American legion all star team.

[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-131 2157TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH]

In four days Hokie fans will know where Virginia Tech stands when Frank Beamer's squad begins the season against Arkansas State. Mike Stevens has more on the Hokies new look.
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[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/149 Career Wins; :24]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/VT Pre-Season All-American; :46]
[SUPER=01-Tom Gabbard/VT Athletic Director for Internal Affairs; 1:27]
[SUPER=@mike1; :1:37]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Rudd]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-128]
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The Wood Brothers made out pretty darn good today. They signed Ricky Rudd to drive their number 21 Wood brothers Motrocraft Ford beginning in 2003.
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

The 45 year old Rudd has 22 more career cup victories than the driver he replaces. Elliot Sadler has one cup win. He also has 28 Bud Poles and 185 top five finishes. Rudd's streak of 667 straight starts is the best in the series 54 year history. Rudd has finished in the top five in Cup points the last two seasons under Robert Yates. Sadler will drive the number 38 M & M's Ford for Yates next season.
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An unexpected visitor to one California swimming pool-
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A bear decided to pay a visit to the Gomez family in San Dimas at four this morning.
It's a little dark, but you can make out the bear doing a few laps in the pool.
After a little while, he jumped out and disappeared into the darkness as quietly as he came. (------------)