[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

Coming up tonight what led Virginia Tech's Board of Visitor's to do away with affirmative action.
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[VO-NAT]

And an infusion of half a million bucks helps bring regional jet service to Lynchburg.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 Sports - highlights from the afternoon session in the ACC, plus Steve Mason checks in from the Coliseum with a preview of the Duke-UVa game tonight.
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[VO-NAT]

And Elliott Sadler picks up his first ever Winston cup pole today at Darlington.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


It looks like a sloppy weekend with cloudy, cool and wet conditions expected. Details up next.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 3-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[VO-NAT]

Virginia Tech students got to speak their minds yesterday. Now, those behind the affirmative action decision have their say.
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[SOT 51:16]
[IN Q=THE BOARD OF VISITORS]

((51:16 THE BOV WANTS TO PROMOTE THE UNVIERSITY IN THE BEST WAY POSSIBLE AND WE WANT, IT'S CERTAINLY OUR DESIRE TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE WITH BOTH THE GOVERNOR AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IF POSSIBLE 51:30))
[RUNS=:14 ]
[OUT Q=IF POSSIBLE]
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[ANCHOR=KEith]
[SS=NEws 7 @ 6]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Shannon Young is off tonight.

[Tech-Policy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-54 TC1:56:58]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 6]


They've been the target of debate all this week. Now, a member of the Virginia Tech board of visitors is speaking out about its decision to cut affirmative action.


[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Keith/Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens has more. Keith, it's not the board's rector, John Rocovich...we're told he's out of town.
[LIVE=Myranda/FULL]
[SUPER=@Myranda1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

But, we were able catch up with T-Rodman Layman, who says while he's NOT the board's spokesperson, he does defend its actions.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; :00]
[SUPER=01-T. Rodman Layman/Virginia Tech Board of Visitors; :08]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :26]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=will remain as is.]

((Pulaski attorney, T-Rodman Layman took part in Monday's vote--a vote that has created a wave of controversy.
[SOT 46:26]

[RUNS15] ((CERTAINLY VIRGINIA TECH WANTS TO BE A DIVERSE CAMPUS AND WE WANT TO ASSIST THEM AND ACCOMODATE THAT 46:37 IT'S JUST THAT WE'RE FOLLOWING THE ADVICE OF OUR LAWYER 46:41)) Layman say the board was NOT pressured to eliminate affirmative action from its admissions and hiring policies, but it didn't want to go against state and federal laws.
[SOT 44:08]

[RUNS20] (( AND THE STATE LAW PROVIDES THAT ALL STATE AGENCIES HAVE AS THEIR ATTORNEY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE AND IN FACT WE'RE BOUND TO INTERPRET THE LAW AS THEY TELL US IT SHOULD BE INTERPRETED 44:28)) Layman would not comment on why the board did NOT open the issue for discussion. It's decision has gotten a heap of criticism from students, faculty and even Governor Mark Warner, who says the board acted prematurely.
[SOT 51:16]

[RUNS:14] (( THE BOV WANTS TO PROMOTE THE UNVIERSITY IN THE BEST WAY POSSIBLE AND WE WANT, IT'S CERTAINLY OUR DESIRE TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE WITH BOTH THE GOVERNOR AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IF POSSIBLE 51:30)) Layman says the matter could be revisited after the Supreme Court's decision in a case concerning the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy. But, until then, the policy will remain as is.))
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[LIVE=Myranda/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

And during that time, the board can expect even more opposition from groups,
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Keith/Microwave;]

like the Student Government Association who says it will consider legal action against the university if the policy isn't changed.


[Bank-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC39:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A man saying he had a gun robbed a bank in Salem today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Police say the man walked into the Sun Trust Bank on West Main Street this afternoon, and handed a note to the teller.
He demanded money and said he was armed.
The teller gave the robber an undisclosed amount of cash, and he ran off.
The suspect is white, between 40 and 50 years old, wore a dark leather jacket and a baseball cap.
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[Short-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-10 TC10:25]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]


Tomorrow marks the seven- month anniversary of the Short Family murders.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC/Yesterday]


This week the investigation took sheriff's deputies to a creek off Janet Road in (Maya-Dan) Mayodan, North Carolina.

It's eight or ten miles from the spot where Jennifer Short's remains were found.
Investigators declined to say what prompted them to look there or if they found anything of significance.
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[SOT 20:44:32]
[IN Q=With seven months]

((CAPT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WITH SEVEN MONTHS APPROACHING US HERE THE INVESTIGATORS ARE UPBEAT, THEY HAVE BEEN MANY LONG HARD, TIRING DAYS BUT EVERYBODY IS SET FORTH ON THE PATH THAT WE KNOW EVENTUALLY THAT WITH THE CLUES THAT HAVE COME IN HERE AND WE EXPECT TO KEEP COMING IN ON THE CASE, EVERYDAY THERE IS SOMETHING TO BE DONE ON THE CASE.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=on the case]
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[VO-NAT]


Nester says a man questioned early on in the case is still a person of interest.
Gary Bowman however recently left the area. He's entitled to leave, because he was never charged in this case.
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[L'burg-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-02 TC1:08:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For the first time in twelve years, regional jet service is returning to the Lynchburg airport.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, officials hope the bigger and faster planes will convince travelers to add the Hill City to their itinerary.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=Eighteen months]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Bob Goodlatte/(R) 6th District; :11]
[SUPER=04-Courtesy: Delta Connection; :32]
[SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Lynchburg Airport Manager; :43]
[SUPER=@ssm1; :54]
[SUPER=01-Rex Hammond/Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( Eighteen months after 9-11 devastated the airline industry, small airports like Lynchburg's are still recovering.
A half million dollars in federal grant money should help that process along.
[SOT 14:17:35]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) 6TH DISTRICT: IT IS ABSOLUTELY IMPORTANT THAT AN AIRPORT WITH AS MANY IMPORTANT MANUFACTURING AND OTHER BUSINESS CONCERNS AS LYNCHBURG HAS HAVE GOOD CONNECTIONS TO THE REST OF THE WORLD.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=of the world.]


Lynchburg is one of just 40 airports nationwide and the only one in Virginia to receive a 500-thousand dollar grant to subsidize regional jet service for the next twelve months.
Delta A-S-A will upgrade its local fleet and increase the seating capacity on its three daily round trips to Atlanta.
The federal money ensures the airline will at least break even.
[SOT 13:56:06]

((MARK COURTNEY/LYNCHBURG AIRPORT MANAGER: I'M VERY CONFIDENT THAT WE'LL BE ABLE TO GENERATE THE KIND OF TRAFFIC, PASSENGER TRAFFIC THAT WE NEED AND THEY NEED THAT IT WILL STABILIZE TO THE POINT THAT THAT SERVICE WILL CONTINUE.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=will continue.]

[Standup 14:33:11] ((The grant buys the airport one year to recapture the market it's lost to other facilities like Roanoke and to convince those travelers it makes good economic sense to start their trip in Lynchburg.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=in Lynchburg.]
[SOT 14:02:25]

(( REX HAMMOND/LYNCHBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: FOR WHATEVER REASON, THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE NOT WILLING TO FLY ON TURBO-PROPS, AND THESE VERY NICE REGIONAL JETS WILL BE AN ATTRACTIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR THESE FOLKS TO COME BACK TO LYNCHBURG AND FLY OUT OF THIS AIRPORT.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=out of this airport.]


Local governments and businesses are kicking in another hundred thousand to promote the new service.
It takes off in May.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg. ))

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


As President Bush prepares for some last-ditch diplomacy over the weekend, we'll check on the situation on the ground in Kuwait.
A live interview with V-M-I's Dale Davis is next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And here on the homefront, emergency management teams begin training with portable decontamination units stationed around the state.
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[Dale-Davis]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-53 TC1:33:27]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


A summit meeting between the leaders of Spain, Great Britain and the United States this weekend is being described as "last ditch diplomacy" before the looming war with Iraq. President Bush will be on an island in the Azores Sunday for the meeting.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Dale/KU Digital]

Meanwhile our Middle East Specialist from V-M-I is with us LIVE in Kuwait. Dale Davis is a former Marine, and Counterintelligence Officer. Lieutenant Colonel Davis, the war certainly won't start before Sunday, but you don't think the President will fold his tent and withdraw U-S troops from the region.
[LIVE=Dale/KU Digital]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Dale Davis/VMI Director of International Programs]
[SUPER=05-Kuwait City]
(adlib Interview)



[Bioterrorism]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-55 TC1:33:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The fear of war with Iraq and the possibility of bioterrorism has many communities getting ready for anything.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


The Dan River Region just received a mobile mass decontaimination facility.
If the area was hit by chemical or biological weapons, the facility would be used to decontaminate a large number of people.
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[SOT 16:58:44]
[IN Q=If you were exposed]

((WADE COLLINS/DEPT. OF EMERGENCY MGT.: IF YOU WERE EXPOSED TO A CHEMCIAL AGENT OF BIOLOGICAL AGENT WE CAN BRING YOU INTO THE TENT, YOU CAN HAVE AN ATTENDANT THERE TO ASSIST YOU AND REMOVE YOUR OUTER GARMENTS. THE SHOWER WOULD PROVIDE A MEANS TO WASH THAT CHEMICAL OR CONTAMINATE OFF OF YOU. WE WOULD PROVIDE YOU WITH A SET OF COVERALLS AND THEN WE WOULD TAKE YOU OUT AND YOU WOULD BE READY FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Wade Collins/Dept. of Emergency Management]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=for medical treatment]
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[VO-NAT]


The mobile facility costs 30-thousand dollars and is paid for through federal and state grants.
Seven decontamination facilities will be stationed around the state.
The city of Roanoke received one today.
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[Obenshain]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC1:11:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A government lawyer threw his hat in the widening ring of candidates hoping to succeed Bo Trumbo in the state Senate.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle]

Joe Obenshain made his announcement in front of the historic Botetourt County Courthouse. He points out his grandfather, Boyce Obenshain, became the County's first Republican Constitutional officer when he was elected sheriff in 1919. JOE Obenshain has been Assistant Roanoke County Attorney since 1988.
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[SOT 25:58]
[IN Q=As one who]

((JOE OBENSHAIN/(R) STATE SENATE CANDIDATE; AS ONE WHO HAS WORKED IN BOTH STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS, I'VE HAS SEEN BOTH THE TREMENDOUS SUCCESSES AND ALSO OCCASIONAL FAILURES BY GOVERNMENT AT THE VARIOUS LEVELS.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Obenshain/(R) State Senate Candidate]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=various levels.]
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[V/O-NAT] Obenshain's brother, Dick, co-chaired the Republican National Committee in the 1970's. Dick Obenshain was killed in a plane crash 25 years ago while campaigning as a candidate for the U-S Senate.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]

In this year's STATE Senate race, Supervisor Butch Church and former State Senator Brandon Bell are also seeking the Republican nomination.


[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stocks ended a winning week with a mixed performance. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/37.96/7859.71/y/0.51/1340.26;]


The DOW gained 38 points.
NASDAQ fell about half a point.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=273-i/0.68/39.95//Unchg/12.64/h/0.21/18.41/h/0.05/3.59/i/0.79/34.93;]
[SUPER=274-i/0.48/8.71/i/0.75/53.57/h/0.30/35.05//Unchg/33.80/i/0.19/49.36;]

[SUPER=#555; Reset][Andrew-Lewis]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m. ]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-01 TC54:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The city of Salem is counting on renovations to bring its middle school into the twenty-first century.
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

City council today joined members of the school board and handful of students in breaking ground on a multimillion dollar renovation and expansion at Andrew Lewis Middle School. The construction will add twenty-six classrooms including twelve science labs, a new cafeteria and an updated media center. Officials say the changes are a long time in coming.
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[SOT 6:26-6:40]
[IN Q=The project's needed very badly...]

((WAYNE TRIPP/SALEM SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: THE PROJECT'S NEEDED VERY BADLY. THE BUILDING'S 71 YEARS OLD AND, IN PARTICULAR, OUR SCIENCE CLASSROOMS ARE SOMEWHAT OUTDATED. IT'S A GREAT SCHOOL AND A GREAT PROGRAM BUT THE BUILDING ITSELF HAS OUTLIVED ITS USEFULNESS TO SOME DEGREE.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Tripp/Salem School Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=usefulness to some degree.]
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[VO-NAT :11]

Tripp says the final cost of the project will top 10-million dollars. Salem recently implemented a cigarette tax to help foot the bill. The completed school is expected to be dedicated in Fall 2005.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - a pole for Sadler, and two near upsets already at the ACC tournament. Highlights are coming up
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[VO-NAT]

and Steve Mason checks in from Greensboro with a preview of tonight's Duke-UVa quarterfinal showdown.
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[S-State]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-137 10137tc]
[GRAPHIC=acc tourney]

The 50th ACC tournament continued this afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum with two tight games - one of which featured NC State and Georgia Tech.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Raycom-JP; :00]

The Wolfpack figured it needed at least one more win to make its case for an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament. The Pack got a serious challenge from Chris Bosh and the Yellow Jackets. But State wins and advances with the 71-to-65 victory.
[super=33-N.C. State/71/Georgia Tech/65;]

The Pack will now play Wake Forest tomorrow afternoon in the final four.
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[S-Wake]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-136 12010tc]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[wipe to eng#!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Raycom-JP; :00]

The tournament tipped off quarterfinal Friday at Noon today with top seeded Wake Forest taking on Florida State. The last place Seminoles beat Clemson last night and gave the Demon Deacons all they wanted and more today. Wake didn't take its first lead until the 13 minute mark of the second half.
[super=33-Florida State/61/Wake Forest/69;]

But Wake advances to tomorrow's semi-finals with the 69-to-61 win.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
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[go to pinnacle 12999] The action continues tonight at 7 her on Your Hometown Station with Maryland and Carolina at 7 - followed by Virginia and Duke at 9:30. Both games only on WDBJ-7.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-142 53:54]
[GRAPHIC=ACC tournament]


The Blue Devils own a huge 100 to 47 advantage in their series with Virginia. And we all know UVa must win or else this weekend. Steve Mason has a preview of tonight's late quarterfinal.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Majestic Mapp/UVa Point Guard; :17]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/January 15; :30]
[SUPER=01-Todd Billet/UVa Junior Guard; :39]
[SUPER=01-Elton Brown/UVa Forward; :56]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=...news 7 sports"]
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((From 1999 up through this season, Mike Kryzewski is 32 and 5 in March, a month that has been dismal for Virginia. The Cavaliers are 1 and 9 since 1999 in the month the 15 and 14 Wahoos are in a must win situation to have any hope of a post season. ((MAJESTIC MAPP/UVA POINT GUARD:))
I order to stop Duke UVa must contain J.J. Redick who averaged 24 points and shot nearly 50 percent from the floor against UVa this season. ((TODD BILLET/UVA SHOOTING GUARD:))
And although the Cavaliers have not won an ACC tournament game since 1995, they still believe they can run the table.)) ((ELTON BROWN/UVA FORWARD:)) ((STEVE MASON:))

[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-134 11317tc]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR 2003]

The Winston Cup drivers are in Darlington, South Carolina this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/Fox-Net; :00]

Elliott Sadler with his brand new M&Ms Ford won the pole for Sunday's Carolina Dodge Dealers 400. Sadler's hot lap of 170 point 147 miles an hour gives him his first career pole.
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[GO TO CHYRON GRID] [GO TO BOARDS] [WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Elliott Sadler/170.147/2. Ryan Newman/169.374/3. Jerry Nadeau//4. Jimmy Spencer//5. Jeff Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Kurt Busch//7. Ward Burton//8. Sterling Marlin//9. Michael Waltrip//10. Todd Bodine//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Jeremy Mayfield//12. Matt Kenseth//13. Rusty Wallace//14. Jimmie Johnson//15. Ken Schrader//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//17. Greg Biffle//18. Dave Blaney//19. Jamie McMurray//20. Bobby Labonte//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Kenny Wallace//22. Johnny Benson//23. Mike Skinner//24. Casey Mears//25. Bill Elliott//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. John Andretti//27. Mark Martin//28. Tony Stewart//29. Terry Labonte//30. Robby Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Ricky Craven//32. Jeff Green//33. Kevin Harvick//34. Jack Sprague//35. Steve Park//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Dale Jarrett//37. Jeff Burton/Prov/38. Joe Nemechek/Prov/39. Ricky Rudd/Prov/40. Kyle Petty/Prov/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Tony Raines/Prov/42. Larry Foyt/Prov/43. Brett Bodine/Prov/;]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[Greenway]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-04 TC31:#0]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Roanoke's "green corridor" is growing.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Officials and local students are welcoming the completion of a new section of the Murray Run Greenway. Located behind Patrick Henry High School, the bicycle-pedestrian path connects several schools to area parks and destinations. Greenways are designed to get people off the roads and into nature.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:03:59]
[IN Q=many of the]

((MANY OF THE PEOPLE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARE WALKING THEIR DOGS ON THIS GREENWAY, MANY OF THE KIDS ARE RIDING THEIR MOUNTAIN BIKES ON THE GREENWAY AND USING IT TO GET TO FISHBURN PARK SO THAT KIDS CAN GET THERE WITHOUT BEING DRIVEN BY THEIR PARENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Liz Belcher/Roanoke Valley Greenway Coord.;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=BY THEIR PARENTS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Belcher says 51-greenways are planned for the Valley with 10 or 12 in the process of being built. For this section, much of the work was done by volunteers and construction companies who donated their time and materials. (------------)