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Coming up on News 7-
Changes if you fly US Airways.
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A call for help goes out- in the Jennifer Short case- We'll find out what's needed-
So how did your SAT score compare? We'll have the numbers-
Plus hard to reach your back with self tanning lotion?
Now you can have it sprayed on.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[SOT 02:26:49]
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((MANY TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE NOW PUTTING THEM ON THEIR RIGS SO YOU'RE JUST AS LIABLE TO SEE JENNIFER'S POSTER ANYWHERE.))
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[VO-NAT]

Thousands of posters of Jennifer Short are circulated throughout Virginia-- but investigators hope to display even more.
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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So far, some 18- thousand posters with Jennifer Shorts picture and description have gone out. The posters were printed for free by a local business but investigators want even more people to see the nine year old's picture. [*** JENNIFER SHORT MONITOR GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Teresa Hamilton talked with investigators tonight and is here now with more on the story.
[LIVE= Teresa /FULL]
[SUPER=@teresa1;]

Jean, the Henry County Sheriff's office is extremely grateful to Collinsville Printing for its generosity-- but they're almost out of posters-- which means they need to find a way or means to keep circulating Jennifer's picture.
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[SUPER=01-Capt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Office; :24]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Spence/Henry Co. Investigator; :54]
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((THE SHERIFF AND I AND ALL THE EMPLOYEES WANT TO GIVE IT OUR BEST.))
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Captain Kimmy Nester is determined to find nine year old Jennifer Short and the person who killed her parents. He's convinced the case can and will be solved.... and is hopeful the 13- thousand dollars in reward money being offered for information will help solve the case.
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((WE URGE SOMEONE THAT JUST BECAUSE YOU DON'T KNOW SOMETHING TODAY DOESN'T MEAN THAT TOMORROW YOU WON'T FIND OUT SOMETHING THAT'S HELPFUL.))
[out q= that's helpful.]

Nester is also working to keep Jennifer's name and picture in the public eye. So far, approximately 18- thousand posters bearing the little girl's photo and description have gone out-- but more need to be printed.
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((YOU CAN NEVER SPREAD THE MESSAGE TOO MUCH.)) [runs05]
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Nester says he and his investigators need all the help they can get... because until Jennifer is found, he says, none of them will be able to rest easy.
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((I WAS ASKED THIS WEEK HOW MANY OF THE OFFICERS HAVE BROKEN DOWN AND CRIED ABOUT THIS. ACTUALLY IT KIND OF SHOCKED ME BECAUSE NONE OF US HAVE. WE HAVEN'T HAD A CHANCE TO YET. OUR TIME COMES AFTER WE FIND HER.)) [RUNS14]
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((NOBODY REALIZES SOMETIMES HOW MUCH THESE MEN AND WOMEN DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO THEIR JOB BUT WE'VE NEVER HEAR NOBODY COMPLAIN ABOUT THE HOURS AND MOST OF THEM WE'VE JUST HAD TO SEND THEM HOME TO GET IN A BREAK.)) [runs12]
[OUT Q= EVERY NOW AND THEN.] ))
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL]

Captain Nester says investigators are still sorting through leads and tips-- but says so far none of the information has lead them to Jennifer or the person who killed her parents.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean & Teresa/Pulpit;]

Jean, if anyone is interested in helping with the cost of printing more posters they are asked to contact the Henry County sheriff's office.

[County-Water]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The latest call to save water- is going out to Roanoke County residents. Despite an ample supply of water, Roanoke County is asking residents to cut back.
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The Spring Hollow Reservoir is still at more than 70 percent of its capacity... a normal level for this time of year.
But county officials say the severity of the statewide drought persuaded them to consider voluntary measures.
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((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: WE THINK IT'S APPROPRIATE TO TAKE THIS STEP AT THIS TIME OR ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS TO AVOID GETTING INTO A MORE SERIOUS SITUATION.)) ((HARRY NICKENS/VINTON SUPERVISOR: WE CANNOT GET BY WITHOUT WATER, SO ANYTHING WE CAN DO ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS OR EVEN MANDATORY, I THINK WE JUST HAVE TO DO IT, UNTIL WE GET BEYOND WHAT IS NOW APPROACHING CRISIS STAGE.))
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The county is distributing conservation tips to its water customers.
Officials hope if they educate and encourage residents- it'll make a difference.
They're also tapping into existing wells, and plan to drill new ones to supplement the water supply.
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[Drought]


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Jean despite recent rains, Virginia is experiencing record low water levels...and according to state officials, the problem is only getting worse.
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[VO-NAT]
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The state's Drought Monitoring Task Force met today in Richmond to discuss the worsening conditions.
Officials say the number of public water systems and private well users impacted by the drought has increased significantly in the past month.
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Officials also say the dry conditions mean the state could be in for a record number of forest fires.
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[Gore-Powder]


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An envelope containing white powder sent to Al Gore's Tennessee office is an apparent ``anthrax hoax.''
That's according to the F-B-I.
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A suspicious powder spill out of an envelope opened today.
The room was quarantined and a hazardous materials team responded.
The letter was postmarked from Tennessee and was stamped on the back with the message: this letter has not been inspected by the corrections department.
A spokesman for the Tennessee Corrections Department says it is policy to stamp letters that haven't been inspected, but the wording the department uses is different from what is reportedly on the letter.
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[Iraq-Saudi]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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President Bush has told Saudi Arabia's top diplomat- that Saddam Hussein is a menace to the world.
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[VO-NAT 11.5]
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The two hour long meeting at the President's Texas ranch apparently did not sway the Ambassador.
U-S officials say the Saudis still oppose potential military action against Iraq.
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((ADEL AL-JUBEIR: WE BELIEVE THAT THE RHETORIC WITH REGARDS TO GOING TO WAR IS WAY AHEAD OF WHERE THE ACTUAL POLICY IS. WE HAVE NOT SEEN THE CASE MADE FOR THE USE OF FORCE AT THIS TIME HOW MANY TROOPS WILL IT REQUIRE, HOW MUCH WILL IT COST, WHO WILL PAY FOR IT? HOW LONG WILL THE CAMPAIGN LAST?))
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The White House gave no indication that Mr. Bush answered those questions repeating that he has made no decision to go to war-
But the White House says the two leaders did talk about the war on terrorism.
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[Loveday]


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An Appomattox man is in custody accused of assaulting a woman outside a Lynchburg shopping complex.
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28-year-old Todd Gregory Loveday was arrested yesterday and charged with assault and battery.
Police say he grabbed a woman by the shirt in the Wards Crossing parking lot on August 9th.
They believe Loveday may have been stalking the woman prior to the attack.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Loveday also has been charged with indecent exposure stemming from an incident outside the Sam's Club on Wards Road last October.

[VA-SAT]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Kudos to Virginia's high school seniors- from State education officials.
The state says students raised their average math SAT result by five points this year for a score of 506.
Virginia high school seniors did about the same on the verbal part of the test- it did not change from last year.


But at 510, it's still higher than the national average.


[SAT-Scores]


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Meanwhile, members of the College Board gathered in Washington to praise students for rising math scores and to consider how to improve lagging verbal scores.
Tanya Alan reports.
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((THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS TAKING THE SAT IS INCREASING .. BUT THE SCORES ARE NOT. THE COLLEGE BOARD SAYS WHILE MATH SCORES CONTINUED TO RISE IN 2002 VERBAL SCORES FELL. HARVARD-BOUND DRIENNE WHALEY SAYS THE SOLUTION IS SIMPLE.
(((SOT---WHALEY)))

"I think the best way to prepare yourself for the verbal section is to read a lot and write a lot."
BUT ADRIENNE MAY BE THE EXCEPTION TO WHAT THE COLLEGE BOARD SEES AS AN ALARMING TREND. FOR THE PAST FEW YEARS, THE GAP BETWEEN THE S-A-T SCORES OF MINORITY AND NON-MINORITY STUDENTS HAS WIDENED INSTEAD OF SHRINKING AS IT DID IN THE 1980's.
(((SOT---CAMARA)))

"We really have to give more students especially an opportunity to take rigorous courses. Right now minority students are much less likely to have access to advanced placement courses."
WHAT CONCERNS EDUCATION EXPERTS EVEN MORE .. IS WHAT LOW S-A-T SCORES MAY INDICATE ABOUT A STUDENT'S PERFORMANCE IN COLLEGE.
(((SOT---CAPERTON)))

"40 percent of students who go to college do not graduate and the reason for that we believe is they do not have those college success skills of reading and writing and math."
THE COLLEGE BOARD WANTS TO CHANGE THE FORMAT OF THE S-A-T BY ADDING AN ESSAY SECTION .. AND REPLACING THE ANALOGY SECTION WITH READING PASSAGES.
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"Our schools are not emphasizing writing nearly as much as they need to so we felt my putting writing on the SAT, schools would react to that."
(((SOT---WAYLEY)))

"I think the writing portion is a good idea certainly better than the analogies. I think it shows that you can really express yourself." (((STANDUP--ALAN))) "The College Board already is working on the essay section of the SATs. It will be complete in the spring of 2005. In Washington, Tanya Alan reporting."))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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New details tonight about alleged sexual misconduct by an area priest.
That story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And you better not oversleep next time you're flying U-S Airways. It'll end up costing you.
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[Sports-preview]


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[US-Airways]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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If you fly US Airways, the company announced some tough new rules as part of its restructuring efforts.
The airline says that from now on, if you miss a U-S Airways flight, your ticket will be worthless --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]

you won't be entitled to any credit toward a future fare. Customers with non-refundable tickets will no longer be allowed to ``stand by'' for alternate flights. U-S Airways is also adding a 25-dollar fee for most paper tickets. And for trans-Atlantic flights, no more free alcoholic drinks in coach.
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[Roanoke-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The federal government is now in charge of screening passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport.
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Starting today, the Tranportation Security Administration- is in charge of security checks. A mobile team of trainers is working with 37-employees. Each must go through 44-hours of classroom training and 60-hours of on-the-job-training. The federal security director says the change will make for a "more efficient, consistent" screening process. Roanoke Regional is one of 59-airports to station federal employees at screening checkpoints. By November, federal screeners will replace contracted workers at more than 400-airports.
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[Hijacked-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A U-S Airways pilot mistakenly used a code word signalling a hijacking and today the military jumped to action- fighter jets roared in to escort the plane.
As Bob Orr reports- air traffic controllers say they're taking no chances.
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(( USAirways flight 1814 with 50 people on board took off.... ...from Charlotte, North Carolina just after eight o'clock this morning bound for Baltimore/Washington airport. Minutes into the flight...as the jetliner cruised over Raleigh...the pilots signaled trouble. Sources say...in talking to air traffic controllers near Washington...the USAirways pilots (FONT: Mistakenly used a "code word") MISTAKENLY used a code word signalling their plane had been hijacked. The FAA alerted the USAirways operations center in Charlotte...and asked dispatchers to verify the threat. But...for some reason... (FONT: Pilots didn't respond to calls from USAirways) the pilots didn't respond to calls from their airline... fueling fears that a hijacking had taken place. Pilots did maintain contact with controllers...and tried repeatedly to correct their mistake by assuring authorities NOTHING was wrong. But, controllers could not be certain. Rocky Thurman, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: "Once a pilot has generated the suspicion of the air traffic controllers, then we're not just going to be satisfied with someone saying everythings fine, over the radio. The North American Air Defense...NORAD... scrambled two F-16 fighter jets (BACK TO GRAPHIC MAP) from Andrews Air Force Base to intercept the passenger jet. And two other fighters took off from Norfolk with orders to fly precautionary air combat patrols over Washington. The fighters were called off...when the jet landed without incident in Baltimore. And only then...with the jet surrounded by police on a remote tarmac were passengers told what happened. I didn't know what to think, I was afraid. Bob Orr CBS NEWS. ))

[Baby-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC34:42]
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An Elliston mother accused of drugging her baby was in court today.
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[VO-NAT]
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Regina Harris is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance...in connection with her infant son's death.
Toby Robert Harris was six-days-old when he died of a drug overdose in May.
Investigators say they found traces of cocaine in Harris' home, and she admitted to abusing OxyContin and Methadone.
The case now goes to the grand jury.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Harris will appear in court again on September 26th on separate charges of murder, child neglect and distribution of drugs to a minor.

[Rule]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some members of Saint Andrews Catholic Church are speaking out in support of their priest Randy Rule. Rule is on administrative leave following sexual misconduct allegations.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Parishioner Mike Slenski says he's known Rule for nine years and is shocked by the news.
[SUPER=@file;]

A review board is looking into a claim of misconduct while Rule taught at the all male, now closed St. John Vianney Seminary in Goochland County. Rule was there in the early 1970s. But Slenski says his experiences with Rule have been nothing but top notch and of the highest moral standard.
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[IN Q=Whether]

((MIKE SLENSKI/ST. ANDREWS PARISHIONER; WHETHER IT BE SAYING THE PRAYER BEFORE AN ATHLETIC EVENT OR JUST ENCOURAGING THE STUDENTS TO CONDUCT THEMSELVES TO THE HIGHEST MORAL CODE THAT'S WHAT I'VE KNOWN OF RANDY RULE SO ITS VERY SURPRISING TO ME THAT ANYTHING LIKE THIS MAY BE SUGGESTED.))
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[VO-NAT]

Fellow parishioner Tom Thomas says Rule helped him and his wife deal with the death of their son Cole. He believes the allegations may be a misunderstanding and says he will support Father Rule as much as he can.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Don't expect to see the Olympic Games in Virginia's backyard.
We'll explain why next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And it used to be just for T-Shirts and photos.
Now airbrushing is for tanning too.
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[Commercial]

[Olympic-Cities]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's now down to two U-S- cities... in the race to host the 20-12 Olymipic Games.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]

The Olympics Committee announced that New York and San Francisco are still in the running.
Washington D-C and Houston... would not make the final cut. Houston Mayor Lee Brown said he was proud, and has learned from the experience.
D-C mayor Anthony Williams says he's not done fighting.
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[SOT 19:01:26]
[IN Q=My disappointment is....]

((ANTHONY WILLIAMS/WASHINGTON, DC MAYOR: MY DISAPPOINTMENT IS TEMPERED BY MY PRIDE IN ALL OF YOU WHO WORKED SO HARD TO BRING US TO THIS DAY. BUT I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOW THAT MY OLYMPIC QUEST IS FAR FROM OVER."))
[SUPER=01-Anthony Williams/Washington, DC Mayor]
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[OUT Q=is far from over.]
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[VO-NAT]

The final U-S candidate will be picked in November, and will then go up against the international competitors - which could include Toronto, Rome, Paris and Rio De Janeiro.
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[Airbrush-Tan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-37 TC07:13]
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Say goodbye to the tanning beds, and messy tanning lotion- there's a new way to get that bronzed glow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It's called airbrush tanning.
For CindiLou MacMackin who has a family history of melanoma --it's the only option.
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[SOT15:39:03]
[IN Q=I can't have tanning]

((CINDILOU MACMACKIN: I CAN'T HAVE TANNING BEDS AND REGULAR SUN WITHOUT AN 50 SPF))
[SUPER=01-CindiLou MacMackin]
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[OUT Q=without a 50 spf]
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[VO-NAT]


The process works by applying a tanning ingredient known as DHA to the skin. DHA works with the skin's pigmentation to cause a natural chemical reaction, much like the sun.
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[SOT15:43:23]
[IN Q=It's extremely safe]

((LINDA DRISCOLL/CUTICLES NAIL STUDIO; IT'S EXTREMELY SAFE, FDA APPROVED. THEIR IS NO DAMAGE TO THE SKIN))
[SUPER=01-Linda Driscoll/Cuticles Nail Studio]
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[OUT Q=no damage to the skin]
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[VO-NAT]


The tan lasts about a week depending on your skin.
At Cuticles Salon the intial session cost is 25 dollars, follow up sessions cost between 15 and 20 dollars.
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[COMMERCIAL]
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[S-Extra]


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Girls hoops highlights and the Hokies address some quarterback question marks,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]


but first our extra point. Jamal Anderson decided NOT to sign a one year contract with the Super Bowl champion Patriots, citing his concerns over his surgically repaired knee. Anderson was released by the Falcons after eight seasons, troubled by knee problems recently in his career.
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[S-Northside]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-133 32:04]
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Girls high school basketball in this segment, we start at Northside, where the Vikings hosted Blue Ridge rival Alleghany.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Montaineers vs. Vikings; :00]


Look who showed up, my man J.R. Reynolds. He starts school at Oak Hill Academy September 9th.
He would watch Alleghany's Amy Childs make the nice pass to a cutting Prisilla Yeagley for two quick points. 21-21 in the third.
Then, Childs does it all her self, stepping around the pick and hitting the three pointer, three of her 14.
[SUPER=33-Alleghany/35/Northside/42;]Northside answers with its' ace. Brittany Hughes goes coast to coast for the lay u

p but her Vikings trailed 24-23 with 3:11 left in the third. Hughes tallied 10.
Fellow guard Nancy Furman then snaps nylon from the right side with the short J, Northside wins it 42-35.
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[S-Fleming]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-121]
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Over at Fleming the Lady Colonels return solid starters and a wealth of athleticism for coach Cynthia Brown. Last night her ladies took on Amherst.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Lancers vs. Colonels; :00]


Some happy, happy people on hand for this game.
Amherst's Erika Trent steps behind the three point line and tickles the twine.
Fleming comes right back. Monique Simmons gives the rock to India Mierez, she converts two of her 12.
The Lancers Felisha Randolph then drives in to the paint and hits the jumper but her [SUPER=33-William Fleming/71/A

mherst/27;]team trailed 58-27 with 3:22 left in the game.
This gal, Khadijah Whittington pulled out of going to Oak Hill to come back to Fleming, two of her 20 right here as she rips rope, Fleming cruises 71-27. Fleming is 1 and OH, Amherst OH and 4.
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[S-Maroons]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-104]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]


Three of Division III's top men's soccer programs compete in the Domino's Classic at Roanoke College Saturday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

Roanoke enters the tournament as the number nine ranked team in the nation after losing just two starters from last seasons 18 and 3 season. Top ranked and defending national champion Richard Stockton, sixth ranked Greensboro and Suny Brockport will also play.
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[S-Cuts]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
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NFL teams reduced rosters to 65 today.
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The Falcons cut former Hokie offensive lineman Dave Kadela today.
The Carolina Panthers released former UVa star reciever Patrick Jeffers as well. He had been out since the 2000 season with a knee injury as well as former Hokie lineman TJ Washington. Former Cavalier Germane Crowell was placed on the injured list by the Lions and will miss the first six weeks of the season with a nagging knee injury.
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[S-Hokies]


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The Hokies and the Tigers of LSU meet for the first time this Sunday. But Mike Stevens says, mystery between the two schools is only the beginning of the question marks.
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[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :14]
[SUPER=01-Grant Noel/Will Start at Quarterback vs. LSU; :33]
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[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/33 Career Touchdowns at VT; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

(( Senior Grant Noel will start at quarterback against LSU - but that's all coach Frank Beamer will say about his signal callers. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) Beamer was unusually tight lipped about the Tech quarterback situation at his weekly newconference. In fact, Noel seemed to be unaware that he was he was the tabbed starter until the media informed him of the fact. ((GRANT NOEL:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:)) ((BITE:)) The Hokies are favored by a touchdown to beat the Tigers. To a man - the Tech players are anxious to start playing the LSUs instead of ASUs. ((LEE SUGGS:)) In one final Arkansas State note - the 63 points scored in that win are the most scored by the Hokies in a season opening game since 1905 when Tech beat Roanoke College 86-to-nothing. In Blacksburg, Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))

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The VMI Keydets open the season Saturday at Charleston Southern. New defensive coordinator Johnny Burnett hopes to beef up a defense that
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ranked near the bottom of the Southern Conference in nearly every statistical category last season.
Burnett hopes several local products can contribute to the Keydets effort this fall.
Former Heritage star Derik Screen, Jefferson Forest grad Mike Bradley, and Sophomore Brad Miller from Cave Spring would all like to make some noise in Burnette's new 4-3 scheme.
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[SUPER=01-Mike Bradley/Keydets Linebacker; :15]
[SUPER=01-Brad Miller/Keydets Linebacker; :24]
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[OUT Q=ready to go."]

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