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Another murder in Henry County- in an area already dealing with the Short family killings. A News 7 crew is there. We'll have a live report.
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It appears the Roanoke Civic Center Manager is in trouble with the city.
Plus what you may want to know about parking if you're heading to Sunday's Tech game.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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((THE HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS A SHOOTING.. DETECTIVES DETERMINE TO BE A HOMICIDE.))
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A murder tonight in Henry county..... The community that's already dealing with the Short Family Killings- Now has another murder on its hands.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Collinsville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's only been eight days since Michael and Mary short were found murdered in their home- their 9- year old daughter missing.
Tonight another murder in the region- this one not far from the Fieldale collinsvile High School.
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Teresa Hamilton is in Henry County- outside the Sheriff's office tonight- Teresa what do you know about tonight's murder?
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[SUPER=05-Henry Co.]
(ROLLCUE: Handling yet another homicide)
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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On the day after Michael and Mary Short were laid to rest, the search for their nine- year- old daughter continued on several fronts.
And as Joe Dashiell reports, authorities are hoping a growing reward will bring them more information.
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[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :34]
[SUPER=01-Jim Whitehead/Jennifer Short's Uncle; :48]
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Investigators also filed another return from a recent search of the Short family home. The latest inventory of items removed from the house includes videocassettes, a book with telephone numbers, a painted handprint, ammunition, and several photographs.

[Evans]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke Civic Center manager Jim Evans appears to be in serious trouble with the city administration.
But it's unclear tonight just what the problem is.
A spokesman for City Manager Darlene Burcham would only say a personnel action is pending against Evans, but no final decision has been made. He also said Evans at this point is still employed.
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Evans came to Roanoke almost five years ago from Greensboro, North Carolina.
During his tenure, he and his staff have brought in more big-name performers, attracted minor league basketball and arena football, and developed a plan for civic center improvements.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One city councilman said he was told the "municipal auditor" has been reviewing the civic center's finances.
Mayor Ralph Smith said it was a personnel situation and he could not comment.
Burcham failed to return our phone calls.

[Tech-Return]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=myr]
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The Virginia Tech police department says it's ready for Sunday's big opening game... and this year, it's getting a little help.
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Blacksburg Transit has added two new parking areas on its routes-- Blacksburg High School and the New Middle School.
It's a big help to police, who say they expect three-thousand more vehicles- because of the Lane Stadium addition.


But, both police and transit workers say they're ready for the big crowd.
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((REBECCA MARTIN: THERE ARE GOING TO BE SIGNS ON THE ROADS TO HELP DIRECT YOU TO THE PARKING AS WELL, SO THERE'S GOING TO BE A LOT OF CUSTOMER SERVICE OUT THERE FOR PEOPLE.)) ((LT. JACK RIDINGER: WE HAVE EVERY OFFICER AVAILABLE THAT'S WORKING. WE HAVE OFFICERS ON NIGHT SHIFTS AS WELL.))
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[VO-NAT]


The cost to park at the schools is five dollars... but, the shuttle ride is free.
All proceeds will benefit the Montgomery County School district.
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[Lightning]


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A sad day turned even worse in Missouri.
A large group was attending a graveside service when a thunderstorm moved in.
Mourners were taking shelter under a tree when it was struck by lightning.
Three people are now dead and another remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Cara Connelly has more.
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((EMERGENCY WORKERS PERFORMED C-P-R FRANTICALLY FIGHTING TO SAVE LIVES. CHARLES TURK SAW THE BOLT OF LIGHTNING STRIKE AND THE GROUP OF PEOPLE FALL TO THE GROUND.
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"It's just a miracle more people weren't hurt. Because there was just a great ball of fire that hit there and they didn't have a chance.")
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EMERGENCY WORKERS SAY THE VICTIMS SHOWED SIGNS OF THE SEVERITY OF THE LIGHTNING STRIKE.
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"There was some signs of electrical burning on some of the victims.")
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"You just don't expect something like that to happen especially to that many people.") MOURNERS STOOD AND WATCHED AS THE C-P-R CONTINUED... WANTING TO DO SOMETHING.
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"Everybody was trying to help but it was..man it was so horrible people were crying.")))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Cara Connelly has more.

[L'burg-Robberies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One man may be responsible for two armed robberies in Lynchburg Wednesday night.. and police there need your help catching him.
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This is videotape from the security camera at the Holiday Inn Express on Seminole Drive..
After talking with the two clerks, the suspect grabs one and demands the other hand over the money in the register.
Authorities say it's fortunate neither was hurt.
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((LT. DANNY VIAR/LYNCHBURG POLICE: YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN. WE'RE VERY FORTUNATE THAT NO ONE GOT HURT IN THAT PARTICULAR INCIDENT. AGAIN, WE TELL PEOPLE THAT WHEN THESE THINGS OCCUR TO GIVE THEM THE MONEY AND GET THEM OUT AS FAST AS YOU CAN, AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THESE CLERKS DID.))
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Viar says it's possible the same man robbed a Domino's Pizza at gunpoint two hours later.
Anyone with information about either crime should call the Lynchburg police.
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[Airline-Agreement]


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Three airlines made earning frequent flier miles much easier today.
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[VO-NAT CONUS 16:02:05]
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Delta, Continental and Northwest Airlines announced they're joining forces. The deal will combine frequent-flier programs and flight schedules... It also allows access to airport clubs.
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((KATIE CONNELL/DELTA AIR LINES: IT PROVIDES ONE-STOP SHOPPING. IT ALLOWS FOR SEAMLESS TRAVEL ON TWO OR MORE AIRLINES. CUSTOMERS WHO MIGHT NOT HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN ABLE TO TRAVEL A CERTAIN ROUTE THROUGH DELTA NOW HAVE THAT ACCESSIBILITY. AND IT WILL BE ONE TICKET, ONE CHECK-IN AND ONE BAGGAGE CHECK.))
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International options will also increase for travelers since the deal links the carriers' overseas networks. Airline officials say today's announcement is meant to counter the partnering of United Airlines and U-S Airways last month.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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One Virginia museum losses its battle with the budget crunch. Could it be a sign of things to come?
We'll explore that when News 7 returns.
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((Good Friday night everybody, this is Travis Wells in the Big 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, we'll hoop it up with the girls at Glenvar, and mix it up with the Busch boys at Bristol. This Arkansas State Indian and Roanoke native hopes his team does more than show up this weekend in Blacksburg, plus Virginia tries to recover from last night's beating. We're puttin the hammer down in sports.))

[Children-Slain]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Two young children were found slain in their Kentucky home this morning. Tonight a suspect is in custody in West Virginia.
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Investigators say the six and seven year old siblings were found murdered this morning.
Their mother is in critical condition and another child- a ten year old in fair condition.
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Later today police arrested this man 30- year old Marco Chapman- at a convenience store southeast of Charleston, West Virginia.
Police say all of the attacks were committed with a knife.
Neighbors in Kentucky talked about the children's mother- Carolyn Marksberry.
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((SHE HAD RECENTLY REMARRIED..SHE WAS NICE TO EVERYONE.))
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Authorities say Marksberry's husband has been in Spain for job training.
According to family members the suspect had recently dated a neighbor of Marksberry- The suspect has a criminal record. He was charged with assault in Charlottesville two years ago.
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[Fort-Bragg]


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Four Army soldiers from Fort Bragg killed their wives- Now a military medical team is trying to figure out if a drug they took could have led to the murders.
As Teri Okita reports, a medical team is in Fort Bragg North Carolina this weekend to investigate.
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(( THE PENTAGON IS DISPATCHING A 16-MEMBER TEAM OF DOCTORS TO FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA ON SUNDAY AS PART OF ITS INVESTIGATION INTO A SERIES OF DOMESTIC KILLINGS THERE.
THREE OF FOUR ARMY SOLIDERS ALLEDGED TO HAVE KILLED THEIR WIVES THIS SUMMER ARE SPECIAL OPERATIONS TROOPS WHO RECENTLY RETURNED FROM AFGHANISTAN. INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO WHETHER THE ANTI-MALARIA DRUG, LARIAM, MAY HAVE CAUSED THEIR VIOLENT ATTACKS. C ol. Robert DeFraites/Army Doctor: Right now, the connection, if theres any between lariam and these deaths is really uncertain. It doesnt seem, though, right now, to be the common link that were really looking for. (:07) Teri Okita/Reporting: The army says its looking at everything, including deployment stress which comes after being separated from their families for long periods of time. BUT, FOR CRITICS, THE LINK TO LARIAM ISNT SURPRISING. ITS REPORTED SIDE-EFFECTS INCLUDE AGITATION, AGGRESSION, AND DEPRESSION.
Sue Rose/Larium Action USA: The most recent study showed that 29-percent of the people who take lariam will suffer a neuro-psychiatric side-effect.
Thats a very, very high rate. THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION PUTS THE INCIDENCE OF SERIOUS SIDE-EFFECTS AT FIVE IN 100-THOUSAND, AND THE DRUGS MAKER, HOFFMAN-LAROCHE, STANDS BY ITS PRODUCT SAYING ITS EFFECTIVE AND SAFE FOR MOST EVERYONE. LARIAM IS THE ANTI-MALARIA DRUG OF CHOICE FOR THE ARMY AND FOR MILLIONS OF TRAVELLERS BECAUSE ITS TAKEN ONCE-A-WEEK INSTEAD OF DAILY. BUT, AFTER THIS SUMMERS STRING OF KILLINGS, IF THERE IS A LINK, IT MAY PROMPT THE MILITARY TO TAKE ANOTHER LOOK. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, THE PENTAGON.))

[Library-911]


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With the one year-anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks just a few weeks away, the event is being remembered with art and artifacts in the nation's capitol.
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The Library of Congress in Washington, DC is unveiling a new 9-11 display called 'Witness and Response."
The exhibit includes audio interviews, newspaper coverage, and magazine covers.
It also has artistic reaction to the tragedy.
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((IRENE CHAMBERS/LIBRARY OF CONGRESS; FIFTY YEARS FROM NOW OR WAY LATER THAN FIFTY YEARS FROM NOW, THIS KIND OF MATERIAL WILL BE USED BY SCHOLARS TO LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED, WHAT HAPPENED DURING THE EVENT AND HOW AMERICANS AND PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD HAVE RESPONDED TO IT.))
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The exhibit opens on September 7th at the Library of Congress and runs until October 26th.
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[Museum-closing]


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A Richmond museum has fallen victim to state budget cuts.
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The Virginia Fire and Police Museum relied for years on an annual contribution of 50 thousand dollars from the state.
That safety net fell through two years ago with the onset of Virginia's budget problems.
The museum needs 125 thousand dollars to keep operating.
If it doesn't get the money, it will close in one week.
And the timing couldn't be worse.
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Museum officials say they're still hoping for enough donations from the public to keep their doors open.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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The Hill City could be the next community facing water restrictions.
That story when News 7 returns.
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And later, everyone loves Raymond... especially some kids. We'll explain why.
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[James-River]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Plans to reduce the flow of the James River should "not" have any effect on communities downstream that rely on the river for water.
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Lynchburg currently draws about 90 percent of its daily water from the James, due to extremely low conditions in the Pedlar Reservoir.
While the river serves as a reliable and constant source, city officials say restrictions could be imposed if the drought continues.
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((STEPHEN BONTRAGER/LYNCHBURG UTILITIES DIRECTOR: AS THE CONDITIONS GO AHEAD AND CONTINUE AS THEY ARE RUNNING RIGHT NOW, THEN WE WOULD PROBABLY BE LOOKING AT SOME TYPE OF RESTRICTIONS IN THE FUTURE, BUT THAT WOULD HAVE TO BE DECLARED BY CITY COUNCIL OR CITY MANAGER.))
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(Bohn-tray-ger) Bontrager will make his recommendations on whether to restrict water usage in a report to city council next month.
Amherst County also hopes to start drawing from the James to help relieve water shortages there.
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Coming up in sports, girls hoops from Glenvar, the Avs and Keys hook up in Salem, while Jeff Gordon's car was hooked up today at Bristol, plus James Hickenbotham is set for a homecoming this weekend in Blacksburg, we'll explain that but first in tonight's extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Fox Sports; :00]


If you're a punter, you've gotta keep that head up. The Eagles Steve Cheek got laid out tonight by the Ravens Terry Jones. He'll feel that one in the morning. His back was parallel to the ground, but he was o-k. By the way, the Ravens won the game 13 to 12.
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[S-Glenvar]


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The Glenvar tip off tournament rolled on last night at Highlander Heaven. The host team matched up with Altavista in the winner's bracket.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lady Highlanders vs. Lady Colonels; :00]


Both teams were looking to move to 2 and oh on the season.
We pick it up in the first quarter. Glenvar's Amanda Kite feeds Allison Fasnacht who buries the long three pointer to get Glenvar on the board.
The Lady Colonels then turn to Brooke Angell. She gets it inside to Stacy Sheppard for the bucket off the window.
It was 14 to 9 Glenvar.
The combo of Kite to Fasnacht was too much for Altavista. Allison drains another jumper and Glenvar wins
[SUPER=33-Altavista/39/Glenvar/44/;]

it last night 44 to 39.
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[S-Hoops]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lady Bengals vs. Lady Vikings; :00]


They'll meet Bassett in the championship tonight.
The Lady Bengals were tied with Nortside headed to the 4th quarter. Lakin Byer hits Bridgette Helms who dials up the deuce for Bassett.
But Northside hangs tough. Corrie Fertito gets the rock to Emory Wallace and she puts in the chippie underneath tying the game for the last time at 41.
Shirley McCall helped the Bengals pull away. She gets the assist to Byer who strokes a jumper.
Then later, McCall does it herself. She misses but follows it up with the nice putback and Bassett beats
[SUPER=33-Bassett/54/Northside/46/;]

Northside 54 to 46.
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Other scores from last night. It was Hidden Valley over Liberty 58 to 47, and William Byrd beating Amherst 40 to 39.

[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche welcomed Frederick to town for the first game of a three game set last night.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00]


The Zooperstars were in the house last night at Salem Memorial.
The Avalanche led one-nothing in the second when Jorge Piedra doubles the lead with this solo homerun that clears the fence in right.
But in the top of the third Frederick's Mike Fontenot smacks a two run dinger as part of a four run inning
[SUPER=37-Frederick/5/Salem/4/;]

and the Keys comeback to win it tonight by a final of 5 to 4.
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[S-James]


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Virginia Tech is set to open the season on tomorrow against Arkansas State at Lane Stadium, and the Indians will have a Roanoke connection when they roll into Blacksburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jonesboro, AR; :00]


Former Patrick Henry star tailback James Hickenbotham is a standout wide receiver for the Indians. Hickenbotham rushed for over 2,000 yards during his senior season in 1998, as did the Hokies Lee Suggs at William Fleming. The two will get reacquainted on Sunday.
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Hickenbotham also returns kicks for the Indians who are coming off a 2 and 9 season. James is ready to go out with a bang in his senior season.
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[S-Qual]


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Jeff Gordon hasn't won a race in nearly a year, but he would love to change that this weekend in Bristol. Yesterday, Gordon took the first step.
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[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN/TNT; :00]


Gordon blistered the track to the tune of 124.03 miles per hour for his 3rd pole position this season. He was the only driver to break the 124 mile an hour barrier but still fell short of Steve Park's track record of over 126 miles per hour. Dale, Jr. starts on the outside. Here's the starting grid for the Sharpie 500.
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[SUPER=0107-26. Tony Stewart//27. Sterling Marlin//28. Brett Bodine//29. Derrike Cope//30. Robby Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Scott Wimmer//32. Jimmie Johnson//33. Mike Wallace//34. Bobby Hamilton//35. Jerry Nadeau//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Jeff Burton//37. Dave Blaney/Prov/38. Elliott Sadler/Prov/39. John Andretti/Prov/40. Ken Schrader/Prov/

;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Hut Stricklin/Prov/42. Steve Park/Prov/43. Lance Hooper/Prov/;]
[RUNS=:50]

[OC...LAST NAME]
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[S-Busch]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-121 TC10024]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[WIPE to ENG!!]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN/TNT; :00]


Last night, the Busch cars had the spotlight all to themselves with the running of the Food City 250. And in typical short track fashion, the caution waved seven times. The worst incident of the night came midway thru the race when Larry Gunselman helps trigger this multi-car wreck. Everything just backs up behind him collecting ten cars in all, including that of Stacy Compton.
Jimmy Spencer led 131 of 250 laps and Mister Excitment held off a furious charge from Scott Wimmer on the last lap to win the Food City 250.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Spencer/Food City 250 Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=my wife and I."]
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[Raymond]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The show is called Everybody loves Raymond- and today everybody in one town really did- especially the kids.
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[VO-NAT 14.5]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


The comedian brought many smiles to children getting ready to go back to school.
HE helped prepare 500 backpacks for kids in need.
The packs are filled with supplies and they benefit school kids in 47 schools throughout Southern California.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1"-1]
[IN Q=]

((RAY ROMANO/ACTOR: OUTSIDE COMPANIES DONATE SUPPLIES SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND THE EVERBODY LOVES RAYMOND FAMILY COMES WITH THEIR KIDS AND THEY TRANSPORT THE BACKPACKS AND DELIVER THEM TO SCHOOLS WITH UNDERPRIVILEDGED KIDS.))
[SUPER=01-Ray Romano/Actor;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=with underpriveledged kids.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the third year Romano and friends have donated the backpacks.
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