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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Six candidates but just one job. The race is on for State Senate.
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[VO-NAT]


An earthquake hit Virginia today. We'll hear from people who felt it.
The search is on after twisters rip through the Midwest.
And a tornado of controversy sweeps through Iowa State. Tonight the Coach resigns.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


It's been a long time coming, but jets will soon be carrying passengers in and out of Central Virginia.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[Jet-Service]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=03-11 TC51:36]
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For the first time in more than a decade, jet service is available again in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Delta A-S-A has upgraded its local fleet and is now flying regional jets into the central Virginia area.
The improved service means more seats and flights in and out of Lynchburg, which is trying to recapture its market lost to other nearby airports.
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[SOT 1:26:35]
[IN Q=Lynchburg is open]

((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: LYNCHBURG IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS. AND WE'RE HOPING THAT THIS IS GOING TO BE BENEFICIAL BUSINESS TO BOTH LYNCHBURG AND A-S-A DELTA CONNECTION. WE WANT TO FLY AS MANY FOLK AS WE CAN FLY.))
[SUPER=01-Carl Hutcherson/Lynchburg Mayor;]
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[OUT Q=as we can fly.]
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[VO-NAT]


A half million dollar federal grant is helping to subsidize the jet service by guaranteeing the airline will not lose any money.
The grant is good for one year.
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[TSA-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-14 TC3:03:28]
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Meanwhile, the federal government is laying off thousands of airport security screeners around the country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

They will make 3-thousand cuts by May 31st with more planned by September 30th. At Roanoke Regional Airport, 13-screeners will lose their jobs, bringing the total number at the facility to 35.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;]

The Lynchburg Airport will go from 28 to 18 -screeners, a loss of ten jobs. The Transportation Security Administration says the layoffs will save about 280-million dollars.
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[Patrick-Robbery]


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Deputies are looking for a bank robber in Patrick County. It happened at 11:16 this morning at the Meadows of Dan branch of BB&T. A white male entered the bank wearing a ski mask and a hooded sweatshirt and demanded money. It's not known whether he had a weapon, but the man had his hand in his shirt the entire time. He made off with an undisclosed amount of money and then took off on foot. K-9 units were called out, but couldn't pick up the suspect's trail. This is the first bank robbery in Patrick County in four years.

[Tornado-Aftermath]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
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The search is on in Missouri where ten people are still missing after tornadoes there and more storms could be on the way.
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[VO-NAT]


The system moved through parts of the Midwest and the South overnight killing 38 people in Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee.
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((COMING EAST DOWN HIGHWAY 57 CAUSING CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE. GET IN THE BASEMENT NOW IT'S GONNA HIT YOUR HOUSE))
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[OUT Q=hit your house.]
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[Vo-Nat]
[Super=03-Pierce City, MO;]


One of the hardest hit areas is Pierce City, Missouri.
Nearly every home and building was damaged.
Missouri's Governor says the community will rebuild.
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[IN Q=]

((GOV. BOB HOLDEN/MISSOURI; WE WILL DO ALL WE CAN FOR THEM PERSONALLY A COMMUNITY . THIS COMMUNITY HAS BEEN VERY STRONG ENTIRE HISTORY.))
[SUPER=01-Gov. Bob Holden/Missouri;]
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[OUT Q=STRONG ENTIRE HISTORY.]
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Governor Holden called the destruction mind boggling.
[Super=03-Jackson, TN;]


In Jackson Tennessee damage was so bad one resident said it looked like a war zone.
In Nearby Covington winds flipped a plane over and ripped apart the airport terminal.
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[Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jus]
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Many want the job but only one can have it.
Tonight, the six Republican candidates who want to replace Senator Bo Trumbo took part in a debate at the Montgomery County Government Center. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom Pod;]


Justin McLeod was there and joins us now with more. Justin?
Jean, this was the one and only candidate's forum before the primary.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom Pod]
[SUPER=@Justin1;]


On Saturday, voters in the 22nd district will head to the polls and choose their candidate through what is called a firehouse primary.
G-O-P leaders chose this over a mass meeting because they believe it will save time and will get more people involved.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]


Tonight the public heard from the candidate's on a number of issues including the state's budget shortfall, taxes, education, and what to do with Interstate 81.
The six candidates include former State Senator Brandon Bell, current Roanoke County Supervisor Butch Church, Salem GOP activist Brenda Johnson, Montgomery County businessman Jim Jones, Roanoke County Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Joe (OH- bin-chain) Obenshain and Botetourt GOP activist Dale Wilkinson.
Party leaders say the race could provide a few surprises.
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[SOT 1:45:34]
[IN Q=I think it's a]

((LARRY LINKOUS/MONTGOMERY CO. REPUBLICAN PARTY: I THINK IT'S A WIDE OPEN HORSE RACE HERE, ANYONE CAN WIN, ANYONE CAN WIN WITH NOT A WHOLE LOT THE MAJORITY OF THE VOTE SO IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT THEY GET THEIR PEOPLE OUT TO VOTE AND I THINK THAT EACH OF THESE CANDIDATES RECOGNIZE THAT THEY GOT TO WORK HARD AND GET THEIR CANDIDATES OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/Montgomery Co. Republican Party]
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[OUT Q=get their candidates out]
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Voter turnout will be important because party leaders have decided there won't be a runoff in the six way race.
That means the candidate who gets the most votes will be the nominee.
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom Pod]


The voting takes place Saturday from two until six at five locations including the Christiansburg courthouse, the Salem Courthouse, the Vinton Firehouse, the Brambelton Center in Roanoke County, and Read Mountain Middle School in Botetourt County.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom Pod;]


Jean, we should mention there is currently no Democrat candidate in this race. Candidates have until June 10th to file.

[DMV]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The D-M-V is changing its hours again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]

Beginning this week, customer service centers will open earlier on Thursdays. In Roanoke it's now 8 a-m. Operating hours on Thursdays had been changed to 10 a-m because of budget cuts but officials say people prefer to go to DMV first thing in the morning. Just last week, the Roanoke D-M-V had long lines of people who thought the office was open at 8. The office decided to open at 9 am to accommodate the crowd. You can go to DMV's website to check the operating hours at your local service center.
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[Correctional]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mmu]
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Calling them unsung heroes, Governor Mark Warner today honored Virginia's correctional officers.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


At a Capitol ceremony, Warner signed a proclamation recognizing those who risk their lives keeping watch over the state's prisons and jails.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THERE ARE LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF MEN AND WOMEN EACH DAY THAT HELP KEEP OUR JAILS SAFE AND IN MANY WAYS, THEY KEEP OUR COMMUNITIES SAFE AND THAT IS WHAT TODAY WAS ABOUT.)) ((CHRIS WEBB/PRESIDENT/VIRGINIA REGIONAL JAILS ASSOCIATION: WHAT IT IS WE DO SOMETIMES TAKE PLACE OUT OF THE VIEW OF THE PUBLIC AND SOMETIMES I DON'T THINK PEOPLE UNDERSTAND OR FULLY APPRECIATE WHAT THEY DO SO CEREMONIES LIKE THIS I THINK DO LET THE MEN AND WOMEN THAT WORK IN OUR JAILS AND PRISONS FEEL GOOD ABOUT WHAT THEY DO.))
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[SUPER=01-Chris Webb/VA Regional Jails Assoc. Pres.; :08]
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[VO-NAT]


Today's ceremony also kicked off Correctional Officers' Week which runs through May tenth.
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[Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-21 TC01:08]
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A small central Virginia town shook this afternoon.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
A 3-point-9 magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Columbia on the James River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Columbia]


The quake struck around 12:30 and was followed by three aftershocks.
There have been no reports of damage, but folks in Columbia certainly got a jolt.
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((I JUST HEARD BOOM. LAUGHTER)) ((THEN WE HEARD THIS LOUD MUFFLED EXPLOSION AND THE BUILDING LITERALLY SHOOK, AND IT'S A CONCRETE BUILDING.)) [NO SUPERS]
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[OUT Q=a concrete building]
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Experts say earthquakes are not that unusual in that part of the state.
The Central Virginia Seismic Zone has a history of earthquake activity.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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A fire in Roanoke turns deadly, and now police are investigating a stabbing there as well.
Details on that when News 7 returns.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm Manuel]

((I'M MANUEL GALLEGUS IN MODESTO. SCOTT PETERSON SHOWS UP IN COURT WITH A NEW LOOK. THAT STORY JUST AHEAD.))
[SUPER=@gallegus1;]
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[OUT Q=...the BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Richard Childress fires Jeff Green tonight. Larry Eustachy resigns at Iowa State. This is the reason Mike Price was fired. Bob Pruett is bahving and get an award for doing so, plus a profile of Angela Tincher - James River's pitching machine tonight on the Big 7.))

[Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Scott Peterson appeared in court today with a new lawyer and a new look.
He's facing murder charges in the deaths of his wife and unborn son, Connor.
Manuel Gallegus reports from Modesto, Califronia.
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((NO LONGER IN SHACKLES... BUT WEARING A SUIT... AND WITH HIS MOTHER, FATHER AND SISTER SITTING FRONT ROW... SCOTT PETERSON WAS BACK IN COURT.
-QUICK SOT-GARAGOS

DEFENSE ATTORNEY MARK GARAGOS IS ALREADY WORKING TO CONTROL PETERSON'S PUBLIC IMAGE. HE URGED THE JUDGE TO KEEP DOCUMENTS ABOUT PETERSON'S ARREST UNDER SEAL. AN ATTORNEY FOR THE MEDIA WANTS THE DETAILS MADE PUBLIC, BUT GERAGOS ARGUED THOSE DETAILS WOULD HURT PETERSON'S CHANCES FOR A FAIR TRIAL. GERAGOS "VOODOO TACTICS" ON THE COURTHOUSE STEPS PETERSON'S MOTHER JACKIE SAID THEY HAVE BEEN BESIEGED EVERYDAY SINCE LACI'S DISAPPEARANCE. JACKIE PETERSON, SCOTT PETERSON'S MOTHER Thank you for being so respectful to us...our son is innocent -the truth will come out and we have faith in the legal system. MARK GERAGOS, PETERSON'S DEFENSE ATTY. The people who know him best they believe in this man's innocence. They turned my head around and it's only a matter of time before we turn America's head around. GERAGOS SAID THIS CASE WILL BE PROVED WELL BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT. Geragos: Not only is Scott factually innocent-but we will find out who did this thing to Scott's wife and son and their grandson.))

[Indictments]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Several homicide indictments were handed up today in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]

Clinton Andrew Brathwaite was charged with capital murder in the death of Angela Arrington and three of her four children. It happened last month at her Madison Avenue home. The children were eight, 10 and 13.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 4]

Brathwaite had already been charged in the murders, but today Grand Jury action added four counts of capital murder, one ATTEMPTED capital murder charge and five firearms charges. A couple of old homicide cases have resulted in charges, too. Twenty-one year old Brandon Green was indicted in the 2001 death of David Lee Tickle of Draper.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Legal Scales]

Twenty-nine year old Michael Eugene Johnson was indicted today for voluntary manslaughter in the death last June of 41-year old Christopher Swanson McCoy. Police say McCoy had identified Johnson as the gunman before he died the day after the shooting.

[Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC08:08]
[SS=Fire]


One of the victims in yesterday's fire in Roanoke has died. A spokesman for Carilion Hospitals confirmed that 49-year old Jo Ann Huffman had died. And now there are indications the other person rescued from the burning King Street house had been stabbed in the back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday]

According to a search warrant affidavit filed in Circuit Court today, Robin Anderson's wife, Jill, told police her husband had a 3-quarter inch stab wound on his lower back. When they asked him if he'd been stabbed in relation to the fire, Robin Anderson was only able to nod affirmatively. Police searched the house at 2703 King Street and seized several sharp objects.
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[Callaway-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:34:18]
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Owners of a Franklin County business destroyed by fire aren't sure if they will rebuild.
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[SUPER=03-Callaway;]

A blaze ripped through Wayne Angell's lawn and auto center in Callaway on Friday night. Today they're busy cleaning up the mess while investigators try and find the cause of the fire. Angell serves as the Franklin County Board of Supervisors Chairman. He and his brother own the building.
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[IN Q=we have]

((WAYNE ANGELL/BUSINESS OWNER; WE HAVE PAINT AND PAINT THINNER AND TIRES AND JUST A LOT OF COMBUSTIBLE ITEMS SO WHEN IT GOT HOT IT REALLY WENT FAST.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Angell/Business Owner;]
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[OUT Q=REALLY WENT FAST.]
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[VO-NAT]

Angell says it may be too expensive to get the business back to the size it was although he says they probably will operate something there. Angell and his brother have owned the building for 31-years. He says parts of it date back to 18-50 when it was used as a country general store.
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[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC1:57:27]
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Two groups are joining forces under one banner, and officials hope the change will help Roanoke live up to its reputation as a festival city.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 2001]


Festival in the Park, and the city's Special Events Committee are merging to become EventZone, and the new organization will bring many different events under one umbrella.
Today, city council approved a contract with EventZone to market downtown as an entertainment venue.
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[SOT 08:26:09]
[IN Q=Because somebody]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER; BECAUSE SOMEBODY, TO USE MY TERM, IS GOING TO WORRY FULL TIME ABOUT WHAT IS HAPPENING DOWNTOWN, AND WHAT KIND OF FESTIVALS ARE WE PRODUCING. AND THERE IS AN EXPECTATION THAT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE MORE FESTIVALS AND EVEN BETTER FESTIVALS AS A RESULT OF THIS WHOLE ACTIVITY.))
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[OUT Q=as a result of this whole activity.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke City School Board appointments were also on the agenda today.
Chairman Gloria Manns was re-appointed, while Kathy Stockburger and David Trinkle were also selected to serve three-year terms.

[Iraq-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 pm]
[WRITER=tco]
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The only woman on the U-S most-wanted list in Iraq is now in American custody.
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[VO-NAT]

Huda Salih Mahdi Ammash earned her degrees from several American universities-but earned the title "Dr. Anthrax" in Iraq.
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq]

Meanwhile, a council of nine Iraqis is expected to form an interim leadership group and guide the country through the next phase.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=:37,"You can see the ..."]

((JAY GARNER/U. S. CIVIL ADMINISTRATOR: YOU CAN SEE THE BEGINNINGS OF SETTLEMENT, AND IT'S NECESSARY, I THINK, IN THE MONTH THAT WE DO STABILIZE.))
[SUPER=201-Jay Garner/U. S. Civil Administrator]
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[OUT Q="...WE DO STABILIZE."]
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[VO-NAT]

On Monday, the first election in a free Iraq was held. Rival ethnic groups in Mosul chose a council that will precede the selection of a mayor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=:56,"We sought to cast..."]

((GEN. DAVID PETRAEUS: WE SOUGHT TO CAST A VERY WIDE NET TO BE AS INCLUSIVE AS POSSIBLE AND TRY TO ENSURE A REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT.))
[SUPER=201-Maj. Gen. David Petraeus]
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[OUT Q="...a representative government."]
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[VO-NAT]

While these students at one Baghdad university are showing freedom of their own. The students want former Baath Party officials removed from the administration and new ones selected.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Will the Concorde fly again?
One famous businessman wants to see it happen.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus another Friend ties the knot.
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[Commercial]

[Concorde]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 pm]
[WRITER=tco]
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A British businessman has expressed interest in rescuing the Concorde fleet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]

Richard Branson the chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways said today he was interested in taking over the fleet of Concorde's. Branson says it was a "strong personal ambition" to keep the supersonic jetliners flying in Virgin's colors. British Airways has rejected Virgin's offer to buy its Concorde fleet-saying it would prefer to donate the planes to museums. British Airways and Air France are retiring their fleet of the needle-nosed, 100 seater Concorde planes after 27 years of service because of rising maintenance costs and waning demand for tickets.
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[LeBlanc]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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He's known as the Friend that says How you doin. Now Friends Star Matt LeBlanc has tied the knot marrying Melissa McKnight in Hawaii.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The two had been engaged for five years.
Friends Co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courtney Cox were at the wedding.
Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer couldn't make it. Perry's in a play in London and Schwimmer was in Chicago.
Perry and Schwimmer are now the only single friends.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=extra & SP-144 1:07:46 ]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Nascar firing and an upgrade tonight. Plus, a college resignation, the stripper who cost Mike Price his job, some collegiate promotions and softball phenom.
But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Roanoke Catholic star point guard Tony Hairston has decided to play college hoops at Division III Washington and Jefferson
Hairston averaged 13 points and four assists this past season and shot 42 percent from three point land. The 3 year starter was a first team all Virginia Independent Schools selection.
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[go to scores] [go to break]
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[S-Green]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-139 13333TC]
[GRAPHIC=JEFF GREEN]


Jeff Green was spun out by his teammate Kevin Harvick on Saturday night at Richmond, tonight he was fired by his owner Richard Childress.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Welcome, NC/January 2002;]

Childress said in a statement issued through RCR racing tonight that the relationship with Jeff is not where we had hoped it would be at this point. Childress adds that Jeff is a very good race car driver, but sometimes change can be good for everyone involved." Green and Harvick have never liked each other - and when they were paired together in 2002 most folks figured it was just a matter of time. No replacement driver for the AOL Chevy has been named at this time.
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[S-Nadeau]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Encouraging news for Jerry Nadeau tonight. This afternoon his doctors at the VCU medical center upgraded his condition to serious but stable.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Friday; :00]

The Danbury, Connecticut native was injured in a practice crash at Richmond this past Friday. He had to be cut out of the car and flown to the hospital where until today he was listed as being in critical condition. Doctors say that Nadeau does NOT have a skull fracture. The Doctors also say his improvement is right on course for the injuries that he sustained. The Cup series is off this weekend for its traditional Mother's Day break.
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[S-Cyclones]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-143 11436TC]
[GRAPHIC=EUSTACHY]

Iowa State head basketball coach Larry Eustachy, the man who was caught partying with coeds on a rival campus resigned tonight - less than a week he said he would do no such thing. Eustachy was suspended with pay last Wednesday and had until today to appeal the suspension. Instead - his lawyers worked out a settlement.
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[IN Q=THIS DECISION NOW....]
[SUPER=01-Greg Geoffrey/Iowa State President; :00]
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[OUT Q=...our athletic director."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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Eustachy was the highest paid public employee in the state of Iowa and he had 8 years left on a 10 year - one million a year deal. The settlement will give just under one million dollars for agreeing to resign. The search for a new coach will begin immediately, but don't look for a successor to come from in-house. Eustachy's top assistant, Steve Barnes, was suspended last Thursday after begin accused of telling a player and his family to help Eustachy fight for his job and to quote "go after the people that got us." Another assistant, Randy Brown, resigned earlier this year after he was charged with possession of child pornography.



[S-Alabama]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-141 13210TC]
[GRAPHIC=ncaa football]


Alabama is now looking to possibly hire Mike Shula to coach the Crimson Tide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tuscaloosa, AL/Saturday; :00]

Saturday, the school fired Mike Price before he even coached a game or signed his contract. Price reportedly
[SUPER=03-Pensacola, FL;]

spent several hundred dollars at this strip club in Pensacola, Florida on this stripper named Destiny. She also is the one who ordered $1000 of room service from Price's room. Ironically, the sign outside the strip club says come inside and "Meet Your Destiny."
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[S-Marshall]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Fortunately, not every man wants to be a part of the "coaches gone wild" video. Marshall University head football coach Bob Pruett,
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a 1965 Marshall Alum is set to receive the University's distinguished alumni award from the College of education and Human services. The award honor graduates who have made exceptional impacts on the environments in which they serve. Pruett's teams have won a staggering 86 percent of their games in his seven seasons as head coach.
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Marshall assistant basketball coach Kevin Keatts is leaving the Herd after a couple of season to return to Hargrave as the head coach of the postgraduate program.
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And former UVa basketball player Anthony Solomon was named the new head coach of St. Bonaventure today. Solomon is 38. He is the first black coach in any sport ever at St. Bonnie.

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The James River Knights softball team is again on of the state' best this season. Angela Tincher, who earlier this season threw a perfect game at Bath County, striking out all 15 batters she faced is a big reason the Knights are 10-and-1. Travis Wells has more on the junior phenom.
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((At first glance, Angela Tincher doesn't look very intimidating, but with a fastball that frequently tops the 60 mile an hour mark, the A student is the also the Queen of K's, striking out 84 batters in just five appearances on the mound.
John:
Softball has become a family affair for Tincher. Her father Denny is a volunteer coach with the Knights who works almost exclusively with the team's pitching staff.
Angela: Denny:
In her quest for perfection, Tincher, who missed the first 6 games of the season with a quad injury, has adopted a rigorous training regimen.
Denny: Angela:
ss to Glenvar. In Buchanan, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.)) The Knight's lost in the state semifinals a year ago. The only bump in the road so far this season, an early season lo