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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Two area schools were locked down today during a gun scare.
We'll hear from the man who says Eli Quick is his son- Authorities think the boy is a missing child from north Carolina.
Plus the college coach caught with co-eds has now been suspended and he may be fired.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[SOT 2:25:26]
[IN Q=We really need]

((PHIL ANDERSON/PARENT: WE REALLY NEED TO GET THIS FIELD IN POSITION WHERE WE CAN COMPETE ON THE SAME LEVEL AS EVERY HIGH SCHOOL IN THE BLUERIDGE DISTRICT AND REALLY EVERY OTHER HIGH SCHOOL IN THE COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=in the county]
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[VO-NAT]


Parents at one area school are frustrated over what they believe is a losing situation.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Hidden-Valley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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You could call it a juggling act.
Sports teams at the new Hidden Valley High School currently have to play at several different locations often at several different times.
Justin McLeod has more on the problem and the larger issue of where to play football.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brian Wilson/Parent; :11]
[SUPER=01-Phil Anderson/Hidden Valley Booster Club President; :30]
[SUPER=@justin1; :50]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Drew Barrineau/School Board Member; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke County]

((((NAT SOUND OF SOCCER GAME))
Here at Hidden Valley High School, soccer games begin much earlier than normal.
The reason?
A lack of lights.
[SOT 2:29:53]
[IN Q=The varsity games]

((BRIAN WILSON/PARENT: THE VARSITY GAMES HAVE TO BE AT 4:30 BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE LIGHTS AND WE NEED TO MAKE SURE WE CAN GET THE VARSITY GAME IN BEFORE DARK.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=in before dark]


That proved difficult before day light savings.
The soccer team had to play on a lit field and that usually meant traveling to different fields around the county.
The team now plays on a field at the high school but even that is less than ideal.
[SOT 2:23:17]
[IN Q=We don't have any]

((PHIL ANDERSON/PARENT: WE DON'T HAVE ANY POWER SOURCE HERE FOR PA SYSTEMS. WE CAN'T PLAY THE NATIONAL ANTHEM, WE CAN'T INTRODUCE THE KIDS, WE DON'T HAVE ANY WATER HERE AT THE SITE SO IT HAS BEEN FRUSTRATING.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=has been frustrating]


It has also been frustrating for the softball and baseball teams.
The fields they'll play on are still under construction leading the teams to play elsewhere.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=Then there's the issue]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THEN THERE'S THE ISSUE OF FOOTBALL. LAST YEAR HIDDEN VALLEY PLAYED HERE WHERE CAVE SPRING PLAYED. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WANTED TO LIGHT THE FIELD HERE AT HIDDEN VALLEY MIDDLE AND POSSIBLY PLAY FOOTBALL HERE BUT STRONG NEIGHBORHOOD OPPOSITION KILLED THAT PLAN. SO NOW THERE'S A GOOD POSSIBLITY THAT HIDDEN VALLEY COULD BE PLAYING HERE AT BOGLE FIELD NEXT YEAR.)) [Runs20]
[OUT Q=field next year]

((NAT SOUND FILE OF FOOTBALL))
Another option is on the table.
The county is still looking into building a stadium near Penn Forest Elementary School.
An announcement is expected within a few weeks.
County leaders say once the decision is made, they can address the issues at the other fields including whether to light the soccer field.
[SOT 16:53:58]
[IN Q=As we talk]

((DREW BARRINEAU/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: AS WE TALK TO THE VARIOUS GROUPS ON OUR OPTIONS THEY UNDERSTAND THAT A GOOD LONG TERM FIX IS BETTER THAN A POOR SHORT ONE.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=short one]


They hope that long term fix is soon kicked into high gear and leads to a win win situation for everyone.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke County.))

[Franklin-Graham]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's not lighting, but traffic and parking that could cause problems at Salem Stadium- The Southwest Virginia Festival and Franklin Graham arrive in town Friday.
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The festival's taking place this weekend at the James Tailiaferro Sports and Entertainment Complex in Salem.
V-Dot is warning people to expect heavy traffic in that area as well as on Interstate 81.
Salem city officials are encouraging motorists to consider taking a free shuttle bus to the stadium.
The service begins two hours before any Festival event gets underway.
You can pick up the shuttle bus at a number of locations including General Electric and Lewis-Gale Clinic.
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For a complete list, you can check out our website at wdbj7.com and click on websites in the news.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Tomorrow President Bush will formally announce that major combat has ended, but the hostility towards U-S troops have not.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Fallujah, Iraq]

Another protest turned violent today in the town of Fallujah (Fa-Luzh-uh).
Iraqis and Americans are accusing each other of starting a second shooting incident. Doctors say two people were killed after U-S troops shot into a group of anti-American demonstrators. While U-S soldiers say someone in the crowd shot at them.
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((U.S. SOLDIER: ANY SHOTS WE FIRE ARE AIMED FIRE AT A THREAT.))
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[OUT Q=:"...AT A THREAT."]
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[VO-NAT]

U-S soldiers met with town leaders after the shooting hoping to avoid any more unrest. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld paid a surprise visit to American troops.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=:51,"We have to help...]

((DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: WE HAVE TO HELP IRAQIS RESTORE THEIR BASIC SERVICES AND WE HAVE TO HELP PROVIDE CONDITIONS OF STABILITY AND SECURITY.))
[SUPER=201-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense]
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[OUT Q=:"...stability and security."]
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[VO-NAT]

The Iraqi police should provide some help, now that they're getting paid again. Each officer received 20 U-S dollars as an incentive to get back on the street.
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[Vieques]


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The U-S military presence on Vieques (Vee-AY-kes) has been controversial for years. Now in just about one hour- the U-S Navy will leave the island.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vieques, Puerto Rico/File Tape;]


The military's used the island off Puerto Rico for more than 50 years as a training range - angering many locals.
They said it was an environmental and safety hazard and vigorously protested the range after a 1999 bombing accident killed a civilian security guard.
Activists occupied the range for a year after that- until they were forced out by U-S Marshals.
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[Child-Laws]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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She was one of the nation's best known missing children.
Today Elizabeth Smart came to the White House to lend support to a new federal Amber Alert Law.
As Aleen Sirgany reports, the President signed the bill into law today.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; 16]
[SUPER=@Sirgany1; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, The White House.]

((WHEN JACQUELINE MARRIS AND TAMARA BROOKS WERE KIDNAPPED IN CALIFORNIA LAST YEAR, AN AMBER ALERT HELPED BRING THEM BACK. SOMEONE SAW THE ALERT FOR THE KIDNAPPER'S CAR, CALLED POLICE, AND THE GIRLS WERE SAVED. AND TODAY, THE TEENAGERS WERE AT THE WHITE HOUSE WHEN PRESIDENT BUSH SIGNED A "NATIONWIDE" AMBER ALERT INTO LAW. BUSH: Every person who would think of abducting a child can know that a wide net will be cast. They may be found by a police cruiser or by the car right next to them on a highway. THE SO-CALLED PROTECT ACT IS DESIGNED TO SEND OUT AN ALERT ON RADIO, TELEVISION AND HIGHWAY BILLBOARDS AS SOON AS A CHILD IS KIDNAPPED. IT HELPED IN THE RESCUE OF AN INFANT TAKEN FROM A SALT LAKE CITY MALL...NOT LONG AFTER ELIZABETH SMART DISAPPEARED. SMART AND HER PARENTS WERE ALSO AT THE ROSE GARDEN. SHE WAS FOUND NINE MONTHS AFTER HER ABDUCTORS SNATCHED HER. A CHILD ABDUCTION ALERT WAS SET OFF THE DAY SHE DISAPPEARED, AND HER PARENTS HAD LOBBIED HEAVILY FOR THE NATIONWIDE BILL. BUT FOR THE PARENTS OF AMBER HAGERMAN, FOR WHOM THE LAW IS NAMED, ITS TOO LATE. THEIR 9-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WAS KIDNAPPED AND MURDERED IN 1996. BUSH: We're acting today in her memory, and in the memory of so many other girls and boys who have lost their lives and innocence in acts of cruelty. EXPERTS WARN THE FIRST SEVERAL HOURS COUNT THE MOST WHEN A CHILD IS KIDNAPPED. IT IS THEIR HOPE, AND THE HOPE OF FAMILIES WHO HAVE BEEN THROUGH IT, THAT THE AMBER ALERT WILL HELP BRING BACK OTHER MISSING CHILDREN. AS, CBS NEWS, THE WHITE HOUSE.))

[MIssing-Kid]


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DNA test results could be ready sooner than expected in the case of a Chicago child who may actually be a missing boy from North Carolina.
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Authorities want to know if six year old Eli Quick is really Tristen Buddy Myers from North Carolina- Myers has been missing for nearly three years.
Today investigators questioned Ricky Quick in connection with Buddy's disappearance.
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL]


Quick claims he's Eli's father and today he turned himself in for questioning.
[SOT 18:04:15]
[IN Q=]

((REPORTER: CAN YOU TELL US WHY YOU TOOK HIM FROM NORTH CAROLINA? RICKY QUICK: I DID NOT TAKE HIM FROM NORTH CAROLINA. REPORTER: WHERE DID YOU GET HIME? HE WAS .. I BROUGHT HIM UP EVER SINCE HE WAS BORN. REPORTER: ARE YOU FROM NORTH CAROLINA? QUICK: NO I'M FROM CHICAGO.))
[SUPER=07-Ricky Quick;]
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[OUT Q=I'm from Chicago.]
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It was February that Ricky Quick took Eli to a hospital for a behavioral evaluation. Workers became suspicious and called police.
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[YWCA-Walk]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=03-10 TC1:04:48]
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They took to the streets of downtown Lynchburg today, hoping to send a message about violence, racial justice and harmony.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


About one hundred people turned out for the Y-W-C-A's annual "Side By Side" community walk through downtown.
Organizers hoped to raise awareness about the need to end racial discrimination throughout the country.
This year they're also focusing on family-related violence.
The Y-W-C-A recently completed a month-long media campaign aimed at preventing violence in the community.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Last night's electrical fire caused more than just traffic headaches.
Find out why it cost one downtown business thousands of dollars when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And for the second time this week, a robber strikes an area bank
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=...the BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office the rain can;t stop baseball in Salem, nor can it control the Blacksburg soccer team tonight. The Larry Eusatchy saga takes two big twists and turns today. Plus, Annika is in Williamsburg this week. And Jeff Gordon takes a kid to class tonight on the Big 7.))

[Bank-robbery]


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Another bank robbery this afternoon in Roanoke just half a mile from the bank that was held up Monday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

This time it was the N-B-C Branch on Williamson Road at the corner of Maitland Avenue. But the description of the bank robber in this case was much different than the man who held up the F-N-B on Hershberger two days ago. Around 3:15 this afternoon a white man entered the N-B-C bank, demanded money and fled on foot. Witnesses said he was about 5-8 to 6-feet tall, weighing 170 to 180 pounds in his mid-20's.
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[Lockdown]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC30:47]
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Two Roanoke County schools were locked down during a gun scare this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The school resource officer at William Byrd High school received a report from someone who saw two men with a gun near the William Byrd High and Middle Schools.
Police located the two men nearby and found they had a Daisy pellet pistol.
21 year old Shawn Davis and 31 year old Charles Pastel both of Vinton were arrested and later released.
The two schools were in lockdown for nearly an hour.
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[Electrical-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC2:41:47]
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An electrical fire last night has some lasting effects for at least one major A-E-P customer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Roanoke Times worked late into the day to deliver papers that were delayed by the nine-hour outage.
[SUPER=04-Last Night;]


Downtown Roanoke went dark for the second time in two months Tuesday night, after a switch on a transformer sparked an underground fire.
The Roanoke Times' publisher says the newspaper has suffered tens of thousands of dollars in losses in a string of recent outages.
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[SOT 11:44:23]
[IN Q=It's certainly of very grave]

((WENDY ZOMPARELLI/PUBLISHER: IT'S CERTAINLY OF VERY GRAVE CONCERN. THESE KINDS OF FIRES, WE'RE TOLD THEY'RE VERY UNUSUAL EVERY TIME THEY HAPPEN. BUT THEY'RE HAPPENING WITH ALARMING FREQUENCY. AND SO WE WILL BE VERY EAGER TO HEAR FROM AEP WHAT THE PLAN IS TO ENSURE THAT THIS SITUATION DOESN'T KEEP OCCURRING. ))
[SUPER=01-Wendy Zomparelli/Publisher;]
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[OUT Q=doesn't keep occurring.]
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[VO-NAT]


A-E-P says it's only the third time in 20 years the entire downtown network has been shut down.
The power company says a full time crew maintains the downtown grid, but that it's impossible to foresee mechanical failures.
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[Broadfoot]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=syo]
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The Danville Police Department is embarking on a new era in leadership.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Waynesboro;]

Incoming chief Phil Broadfoot today celebrated his last day with the Waynesboro Police Department. The J-M-U graduate will take over in southside for retiring chief Neil Morris tomorrow. He says he'll be armed with 30-years of police experience and a reputation for ethical behavior.
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[IN Q=I have stressed that with my officers...]

((PHIL BROADFOOT/INCOMING DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: I HAVE STRESSED THAT WITH MY OFFICERS... IT MAKES FOR A MUCH BETTER OPERATING POLICE DEPARTMENT WHEN YOU HAVE A HIGH STANDARD THAT EVERYONE ADHERES TO.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Broadfoot/Incoming Danville Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=that everyone adheres to.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Broadfoot has been Waynesboro's chief of police for thirteen years. He says he knew he needed to move on or risk getting "itchy feet".
[SS=Neal Morris]

Meantime, Chief Morris will stay with the Danville PD in an advisory position until retiring at the end of May.

[Lex-PD]


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[SUPER=03-Lexington;]

Police in Lexington are enjoying new headquarters. It opened earlier this month and features additional space, brand new offices, and an exercise facility. City leaders started planning the project in 2000, and construction began about a year ago. The project cost 820-thousand dollars, and police department officials say they received multiple grants that helped with the cost.
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[Monument-Terrace]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One of Lynchburg's oldest and most recognizable landmarks is about to get a two million dollar facelift.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City leaders today marked the start of renovations to Monument Terrace, Lynchburg's 78-year-old war memorial.
The steps atop the Ninth Street corridor have displayed the names of the city's 274 war dead.
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[SOT 18:40:02]
[IN Q=Monument Terrace]

((LT. COL. JAMES HIGGINBOTHAM/317H ARMY RESERVE: MONUMENT TERRACE REMINDS US AND THOSE THAT MIGHT FORGET THAT THE SACRIFICES OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THESE PAST WARS AND THOSE WHO FOUGHT TODAY, THAT THOSE SACRIFICES WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. James Higginbotham/317th Army Reserve; ]
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[OUT Q=never be forgotten.]
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[VO-NAT]


Crews will install a new drainage system, lighting and landscaping.
The work should take about a year to complete.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


They say the grass is greener on the other side... and a Salem company is trying to make that's true.
Find out how next.
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[VO-NAT]


And see how one woman's making a career out of picking up the stuff many pet owners would rather leave behind.


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[Commercial]


[Novozymes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-07 TC1:55:16]
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Green acres is the goal of a breakthrough product developed in our area.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Novozymes Biologicals says Eco-Guard fights the common fungus known as "dollar spot." Countryside Golf Club in Roanoke is one place that spends a lot of time trying to control the problem. Novozymes recently got E-P-A approval for Eco-Guard.
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[SOT 17:10:16]
[IN Q=this product]

((JEFF HOWARD/NOVOZYMES PRODUCT MGR.; THIS PRODUCT HAS A MICROBE IN IT THAT WE'VE SELECTED IT'S NATURALLY OCCURRING IT'S GENETICALLY ALTERED IN ANY WAY AND IT PRODUCES ANTI-FUNGAL COMPOUNDS.))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Howard/Novozymes Product Manager;]
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[OUT Q=ANTI-FUNGAL COMPOUNDS.]
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[VO-NAT]

It took the company five-years to develop and test the product. Right now Eco Guard is only available for commercial use. Over time, they expect to market it around the world and to homeowners.
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[Waste-Remover]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tco]
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If you think your job stinks, you may reconsider when you meet this Missouri woman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nixa, MO]

Val Cooley quit her management job a few months ago to start her own business as a professional pooch "poop picker-upper." She decided to give this idea a try after reading an article about how successful one company was. Cooley says she makes it her business to pick up after other people's dogs when do their business. She does a lot more than cure people of stepping in piles of poop; she also checks the waste to see if the dog is healthy. Doctor Doo Doo calls herself an "entre-MANURE." She certainly gives a whole new meaning to being pooped at the end of a workday.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=extra & SP-138 TC11516]
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Not everything was rained out tonight. We'll have some local highlights, plus the soap opera like Larry Eustachy saga continues. And Annika gets ready to tee it up in Williamsburg tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, KS; :00]


Jeff Gordon visited some young patients at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and then drove one of them to school in his Dupont Chevy today.
Eleven year old Enrique Zendejas suffers from leukemia. The tandem was greeted at Frances Willard Elementary School by the faculty and about 100 of Enrique's classmates.
Gordon is one of NASCAR's busiest stars when it comes to charity.
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[S-Blacksburg]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-134 1:27:22]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


The defending group 2A state boys soccer champions of Blacksburg were back in action today, taking on William Fleming.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Colonels vs. Indians; :00]


This would be a Blue Ridge District match up for Shelly Blumenthal's team.
After going up 1-zip, Blacksburg extends the lead to two goals when senior Richard Troy finds the back of the net from in close.
Then, the Indians Omar Martinez gets another opportunity right in front of the Colonels goalie and he scores [SUPER
=34-William Fleming/0/Blacksburg/6;]to put Blacksburg up 3 nothing.


The Indians would go on to take a 6-nothing half time lead and that is where the game ended. Thunder and lightning forced officials to call the game. Because the contest did go a half, Blacksburg gets the win 6-zip.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-142 12432TC]
[GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE]

The rain could not stop the Salem Avalanche tonight as the team finished up its three game series with the Kinston Indians.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]

The storms that rumbled through the area eased enough for the tarp to come off and the game to get started about a half hour late. As has been the case this entire series - Kinston jumped on top first. In the top of the third, Billy Peavey hits a bases clearing double into left field. Three runs come home and the Indians take control. As the drizzle continued for almost the entire game.
[super=37-Kinston/4/Salem/1;]

Salem would come up with a number of nice defensive plays, but Kinston gets the 4 to 1 win.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HILLCATS]

The Hillcats and Myrtle Beach were rained out tonight. The Pelicans will be in Salem tomorrow night.

[S-Coach]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-137 11836tc]
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Iowa State's head basketball coach, Larry Eustachy, the man who made news for all the wrong reasons earlier this week when photos surfaced of the coach partying with coeds on a rival campus, held a news conference today. Eustachy told reporters he sorry, he's seeking help, but that he will NOT resign.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Larry Eustachy/Iowa State Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Eustachy/Larry's Wife; :17]
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[OUT Q=...he's an alcoholic."]
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[S-Cyclones]


[ANCHOR=Mile]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-145 11148TC]
[GRAPHIC=EUSTACHY]


One can only imagine how difficult those admissions must have been. But one person isn't so sure about the timing of the comments. Iowa State's athletic director held his own news conference tonight to say among other things that Eustachy knew two and half hours before he and his wife talked to the media that the athletic department's already was planning to get rid of him.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I CANNOT...]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Van DeVelde/Iowa State Athletic Director; :08]
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[OUT Q=...AT IOWA STATE."]
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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He has now been suspended with pay. He has 5 days to appeal.

[S-Alabama]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-148 4138TC]
[GRAPHIC=FOOTBALL]


These problems are not limited to the college basketball world.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hoover, AL; :00]

The University of Alabama says no action will be taken against football coach Mike Price at this time. Price played in a pro-am golf event in Pensacola, Florida two weeks ago, attended a party before hand and then took part in what is being called inappropriate behavior of some kind. He's played in another event today in Alabama, but he skipped this event's party.
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[S-Annika]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-141 TC12840]
[GRAPHIC=golf]


The LPGA's finest are in Williamsburg this week for the Michelob Light Open at Kingsmill. It's the first time in 11 years that the LPGA has played in the Hampton Roads area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Williamsburg/This Week; :00]


The field includes Annika Sorenstam who won eleven LPGA events last season and has four career majors on her resume.
Sorenstam has also been invited to compete with the men in just three weeks at the MasterCard Colonial in Texas.
She says her appearance is no publicity stunt. She just wants to improve her game.
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[SUPER=01-Annika Sorenstam/43 Career LPGA Victories; :04]
[RUNS=:38]
[OUT Q=in the majors on our tour."]
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[Elephant-School]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A surprise visitor at one elementary school today.
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[VO-NAT 14 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN;]


Twiggy the elephant arrived at an Indiana school to help students learn about wildlife.
The 21 year old Asian elephant munched on a carrot, but what she really liked was the dandelions and flowers.
Students say this is a day they'll definitely remember. (------------)