[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


A coed killed in her apartment. Now three years later, police may have a break in the case.
Lynchburg skateboarders just want a park of their own, but will they get one?
And he's getting some respect now- Just weeks after surgery- this comedian still has spunk.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]



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[SOT 14:53:12]
[IN Q=I think its going]

((JOE WILLS/HILLCATS FAN: I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE VERY NICE, I THINK IT WILL BE VERY NICE WHEN THEY FINISH BUT I GOTTA FEELING IT WILL BE NEXT SEASON.))
[Runs=:05]
[OUT Q=be next season]
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[VO-NAT]


Take me out to the ballgame takes on a whole new meaning at one area baseball stadium.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[City-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC2:51:48]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11]


It is currently no field of dreams for the Lynchburg Hillcats.
A multi-million dollar renovation for Lynchburg city stadium is months behind schedule.
Justin McLeod tells us what the hold up is and when it will be completed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Joe Wills/Hillcats Fan; :16 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Megan Cool/Hillcats Fan; :31]
[SUPER=@justin1; :57]
[SUPER=01-Paul Sunwall/Hillcats General Manager; 1:25 (QUICK)]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Lynchburg]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE GAME))
If you attend a Lynchburg Hillcats game this season, you'll notice right off the bat (SHOT OF BATTER), it is a whole new ballgame.
[SOT 14:52:45]
[IN Q=It's not quite]

((JOE WILLS/HILLCATS FAN: IT'S NOT QUITE LIKE IT SHOULD BE, IT'S GOING TO BE BETTER WHEN THEY FINISH I'M SURE.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=I'm sure]


What they need to finish is a six million dollar renovation project here at Lynchburg city Stadium.
Until it is completed, fans are having to do more walking than the baserunners.
[SOT 15:00:16]
[IN Q=The bathroom is way]

((MEGAN COOL/HILLCATS FAN: THE BATHROOM IS WAY ON THE OTHER SIDE AND IT'S NOT VERY NICE. THE CONCESSION STAND IS WAY OVER THERE)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=way over there]


That will eventually change.
New concession stands, bathrooms, and even an indoor souvenir shop will be located within feet of the stands.
New fold down chairs will be installed along with an elevator to make the stadium handicap accessible.
The team is also putting in luxury's like a picnic area and sky boxes.
[SOT 15:06:27]
[IN Q=The Hillcats had hoped]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE HILLCATS HAD HOPED TO HAVE THIS ALL COMPLETED BY OPENING DAY BUT THAT HARSH WINTER WE HAD DELAYED THE PROJECT SEVERAL MONTHS AND IT'S BEHIND SCHEDULE EVEN FURTHER THANKS TO THE RECENT RAINY WEATHER.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=rainy weather]

((NAT SOUND OF THE GAME))
Team leaders say it could now be June or July before the work is completed.
As a result, business is dropping.
The stadium can now only accommodate roughly a thousand fans.
Concession sales are also down significantly.
[SOT 14:39:00]
[IN Q=It's a bit of a challenge]

((PAUL SUNWALL/GENERAL MANAGER: IT'S A BIT OF A CHALLENGE BUT ONE IT'S ONE THAT WILLING TO TAKE THAT CHALLENGE KNOWING THE END RESULT WILL BE NICE.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=will be nice]


It is an end result that the team hopes will be a hit with everyone. ((NAT SOUND OF THE GAME))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Lynchburg.))

[Franklin-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Franklin County is getting some new jobs.
Economic development officials say that a local company will add up to 130 workers.
They won't reveal the name of the firm until after a news conference tomorrow morning.
But they are calling it a "major local expansion."

[Tornadoes]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Tornado Aftermath]


Tonight, victims of this weeks f tornadoes and severe weather were remembered.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jackson, TN]

More than 40 people have been killed by tornadoes and flooding. In Jackson Tennessee, family and friends gathered for a memorial. One insurance group estimates the damage at 300 million dollars or more. In Kansas City a rare F-4 tornado touched down earlier in the week 25 years to the date that another one left it's mark.
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[SOT:09]
[IN Q=AS YOU ARE WELL ]

((LYNN MAXIMUK/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE-AS YOU ARE WELL AWARE WE HAD A SIGNIFICANT TORNADO OUTBREAK IN THE AREA ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. FROM THE BEST THAT WE CAN TELL THIS IS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT TORNADO OUTBREAK THAT WE'VE HAD SINCE 1977))
[SUPER=01-Lynn Maximuk/National Weather Service Meteorologist]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=SINCE 1977]
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[VO-NAT]

More tornadoes touched down last night. At least 4 in rural Illinois killed two people and injured at least 20 others. Two twisters touched down in South Carolina and at least one in Georgia last night. Missouri and Kansas have been designated federal disaster areas and Tennessee has requested the same from President Bush.
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[JEAN ON TOSS] The national weather service is forecasting a moderate chance for even more tornadoes for the Central U-S tomorrow.

[Skate-Park]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC10:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For years, they've skated and waited.
Finally, that patience is being rewarded.
For skateboarders in Lynchburg who have wanted a place of their own, there's now light at the end of the ramp.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If anyone doubted]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Craig Cassell/Skateboarder; :25]
[SUPER=01-Kay Frazier/Lynchburg Parks & Rec; :52]
[SUPER=@ssm1; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Chris Proffitt/Skateboarder; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( Any doubts about the interest in building a skate park in Lynchburg were answered in this standing-room only crowd Wednesday night.
After years of just talk, the city has finally found the perfect partner for the project in the Amazement Square Children's Museum.
And now plans are rolling along.
[natsot board rolls by]
[RUNS= 02]
[SOT 3:09:59]

((CRAIG CASSELL/SKATEBOARDER: TO HAVE AMAZEMENT SQUARE, PARKS AND RECREATION HERE AND THIS MEETING PERIOD, VERY EXCITED TO HAVE THE CITY REACHING OUT TO THE COMMUNITY.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=the community.]


The park will be built on this city-owned strip of land along the riverfront, directly behind the museum.
But the layout... the ramps, the loops and the pipes.. is still in the minds of these young people.
[natsot 3:02:12]

((YOUR FEEDBACK IS GOING TO BE VERY IMPORTANT, YOUR IDEAS, IF YOU HAVE VISUALS, IF YOU HAVE SKETCHES..))
[RUNS= 04]


For skaters, who drive at least an hour to other skateparks around the region, the benefits are obvious.
For the city, it's the perfect fit.
[SOT 3:12:12]

((KAY FRAZIER/LYNCHBURG PARKS & REC: IT TIES INTO OUR VISION FOR THE DOWNTOWN, IT TIES INTO THE VISION FOR AMAZEMENT SQUARE AND IT JUST GIVES US, THE CITY, THE ABILITY TO DO SOMETHING FOR THE CITIZENS THAT'S BEEN WANTED FOR YEARS AND YEARS AND YEARS.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=and years.]

[Standup ] ((Over that time, skateboarders have had to make do honing their skills in the empty parking lots and streets of Lynchburg, as they've watched police chase them off one spot and another. And if you wonder why it's taken so long to build a skatepark here, skaters admit their image, rightly or wrongly, may have been part of the problem.))
[RUNS= 15]
[OUT Q=the problem.]
[SOT 3:20:07]

((CHRIS PROFFITT/SKATEBOARDER: WE'RE NOT BAD PEOPLE, WE DON'T SIT AROUND AND BE LAZY AND WAIT UNTIL NIGHTTIME TO GO SKATE. WE STILL WORK EVERY DAY, AND JUST COME HOME AND DO OUR THING JUST LIKE THEY DO, WE JUST HAVE SOMETHING ELSE WE LIKE TO DO INSTEAD OF READING THE NEWS PAPER, OUR THING IS SKATEBOARDING OR BIKES OR ROLLER BLADES.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=roller blades.]


The city's putting up 50-thousand dollars towards the project, another 150-thousand will have to be raised privately.
They hope to start building later this summer.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg. ))

[Pleasants]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC45:33]
[GRAPHIC=Lori Pleasants]


Radford police say they may have a break in a three-year-old murder case.
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[VO-NAT]

23-year-old Lori Pleasants of Danville was found strangled in her apartment in June of 2000. Her wrist had also been cut.
[SUPER=03-Radford/June 2000]

No suspects have been charged with her death. But investigators say they recently got new information in the case, after sending out a massive email to students at Radford University, where Pleasants' was attending school.
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[SOT 1935]
[IN Q=I CAUGHT A BREAK]

((1935 I CAUGHT A BREAK WHEN THE EMAIL MANAGED TO GET TO A GIRL IN DANVILLE WHO ODDLY ENOUGH DIDN'T KNOW LORI PLEASANTS ALTHOUGH LORI WAS FROM DANVILLE, SHE DIDN'T KNOW HER BUT SHE EMAILED ME BACK AND HAD WHAT I CALL SOME SIGNIFICANT INFORMATION 1948))
[SUPER=01-Gary Fields/Radford Police Detective;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=SIGNIFICANT INFORMATION]
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[VO-NAT]

Fields says he hopes more people will come forward. If you have information into Pleasants' death you are asked to call police.
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[Drowning]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
[NEWSCAST=11p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Roanoke police are investigating the death of a man found in the Roanoke River. The body of the unidentified man was found earlier today near 13th Street behind the Roanoke Sewage Treatment Plant.
An autopsy is scheduled.

[Bank-Robberies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-10 TC1:15:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two Valley Bank branches were robbed nearly 20 minutes apart this morning, but authorities believe they were the work of two different people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The first was on Crystal Spring Avenue in Roanoke.
Police say a security camera snapped this man's picture just before he put a nylon stocking over his head and robbed the teller at gunpoint.
The manager of a neighboring store followed the robber to his car ... a burgundy Dodge or Chrysler.
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[SOT 30:54]
[IN Q=I'd say I was]

((OTIS GILLIAM/STORE MANAGER: I'D SAY I WAS CAUTIOUS BECAUSE LATER ON I FOUND OUT HE WAS ARMED, SO I JUST KIND OF STAYED BACK AS FAR AS I COULD.))
[SUPER=01-Otis Gilliam/Store Manager;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=far as I could.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


24 minutes later, a man in a black ski mask robbed the branch on Starkey Road.
Police say THIS suspect was stockier, wore a red jacket and gloves and demanded money from the teller using a note. He took off on foot.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


These were the third and fourth bank robberies in Roanoke in just two weeks.
If you have any information on either robbery, you're asked to call police or the F-B-I.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


President Bush lifts U-S sanctions on Iraq, even as U-S troops uncover what may be a mobile weapons lab.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And with the war all but over, some say it's time to retire some of the red, white and blue around Roanoke.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=MST]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]



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[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey folks..]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=...the BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Jordan and the Wizards go through a nasty split. Mike may pay the Price if new accusatioons are correct. Mike Wallace takes over for Jerry Nadeau, plus Hillcats highlights

and high school lacrosse are on the way tonight on the Big 7.)) [City-Flags]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC57:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, American flags have flown throughout downtown Roanoke. The Mill Mountain Star has burned red, white and blue.
Now officials are asking if the time has come to modify the city's patriotic display.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The flags line the War Memorial at Lee Plaza, and many downtown streets.
But as months have passed, some of the flags have faded and frayed.
Council members say they're committed to keeping flags on display downtown, but believe it may be time to reduce the number.
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[SOT 20:46]
[IN Q=They grow into the landscape]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: THEY GROW INTO THE LANDSCAPE AND I THINK THERE MAY BE A NEED TO HAVE THEM IN MANY PROMINENT PLACES SUCH AS STREET CORNERS, AND THEN ON THOSE SPECIAL OCCASIONS THAT WE'VE TRADITIONALLY HELD, COME OUT EN MASSE.))
[SUPER=@Smith;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=come out en masse.]
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[VO-NAT]


Council also considered the Mill Mountain Star. One member suggested it's time to celebrate the end of hostilities in Iraq with a ceremony, and change the star's neon glow from red, white and blue back to white.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


But some members said they're not ready to make the change yet, and council did not take action.

[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Rebuilding]


Meanwhile, in Iraq, the Pentagon confirms U-S forces have found one of Saddam Hussein's mobile bio-weapons labs.
Also today, reports that another tape turned up- one that some believe proves Saddam is still alive.
And tonight President Bush says it is time to lift sanctions against Iraq.
Chris Lawrence is in Baghdad with more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=201-Hazhir Teimourian/Middle East Analyst; :56]
[Super=201-Chris Lawrence/CBS News; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Baghdad.]

((DIRTY WATER, LOOTING, AND A LACK OF ELECTRICITY NOW PLAGUE POST-WAR IRAQ AND MANY IRAQIS SAY U.N. SANCTIONS AREN'T HELPING MATTERS ..SO PRESIDENT BUSH IS PUSHING FOR A RESOLUTION TO LIFT THEM. PRESIDENT BUSH: We believe there is a mood to work together to achieve a resolution that will expedite the reconstruction of Iraq. A RECONSTRUCTION THAT BEGINS WITH MAKING THE STREETS SAFE FOR IRAQI CITIZENS AGAIN. THESE LOS ANGELES POLICE OFFICERS ARE SERVING AS RESERVISTS ...AND ON WEDNESDAY THEY PUT THEIR TRAINING TO WORK ...TEACHING IRAQI OFFICERS HOW TO STOP VEHICLES AND CONTROL RIOTS. BUT AS THE COUNTRY TRIES TO MOVE FORWARD, IT'S HAUNTED BY A VOICE FROM THE PAST. AUDIOTAPE: "I am talking to you from inside great Iraq." U.S. EXPERTS ARE ANALYZING A NEW AUDIOTAPE ...SUPPOSEDLY FROM SADDAM HUSSEIN. THE SPEAKER MENTIONS EVENTS THAT HAPPENED AFTER THE WAR ..AND SOME EXPERTS SAY IT INDICATES SADDAM SURVIVED. HAZHIR TEIMOURIAN/MIDDLE EAST ANALYST: "I believe as much as is possible to believe that this is him. It's his style, his voice, his downtown ugly dialect."

NO CONFIRMATION ON THAT TAPE ..BUT U-S OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE MADE A BREAK IN THE SEARCH FOR IRAQ'S ILLEGAL WEAPONS. THE PENTAGON NOW CONFIRMS AN EARLIER CBS REPORT ..THAT A VAN FILLED WITH RELATED EQUIPMENT APPEARS TO BE A MOBILE BIO-WEAPONS LAB. STEPHEN CAMBONE/UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR INTELLIGENCE: "The experts have been through it and they have not found another plausible use for it based on the equipment on board." CHRIS LAWRENCE/BAGHDAD: "SO FAR NO BIOLOGICAL OR CHEMICAL AGENTS HAVE BEEN FOUND IN THE VAN ..OR ANYWHERE ELSE IN IRAQ. BUT INSPECTORS ARE DISMANTLING THE VAN ..TO SEE IF IT'S THE SMOKING GUN THEY'VE BEEN PROMISING. CHRIS LAWRENCE, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD.))


[Hazing]


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


A rite of passage for some Chicago high school girls got out of control.
Now some students may face criminal charges.
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[Vo-Nat 18.5]
[Super=03-Northbrook, IL;]


It is a yearly hazing- students huddled together, drenched in mud, paint and they say human feces.
The high school junior girls signed up for and even paid for initial into a powder puff football but they say they never expected this- several students were injured, five were sent to the hospital.
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[SOT 39 from server]
[IN Q=They huddled]

((THIS IS FROM A PAINT CAN BEING THROWN AT ME. TABASCO SAUCE AND VINEGAR STUFF IN THE EYE SPAM ON MY FACE THERE WAS PIG INTESTINES AROUND MY NECK.)) [Butt to from 4:30 pkg first bite] ((I HAVE A BRUISES ON MY FACE, I HAVE A CRACKED TAILBONE, SEVERAL BRUISED RIBS.)) [NO SUPERS]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=several bruised ribs.]
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[Vo-nat 17 plus pad] Five juniors ended up in the hospital, one with stitches, another with a broken ankle. The off campus gathering began with a touch football game, but then erupted into a one sided brawl where seniors began beating on juniors. Police are now investigating and some students could face charges.
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[SVU]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC2:00:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One university in the region is celebrating a major milestone.
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[VO-NAT - :21]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

This week Southern Virginia University was granted full accreditation by the American Academy of Liberal Education. The accreditation is good for the next five years, when the school will have to apply again. The school's president says now it will be easier to attract qualified students, raise money, and students will be able to transfer to other schools much easier.
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[SOT - 10:45]
[IN Q=We were always asked...]

((CURTIS FAWSON/SVU PRESIDENT; WE WERE ALWAYS ASKED, WHERE ARE YOU WITH YOUR ACCREDITATION, AND IT'S HUGE FOR US TO SAY WE'RE NOW FULLY ACCREDITED. SO IT MEANS A LOT TO US.))
[SUPER=01-Curtis Fawson/SVU President;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=a lot to us.]
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[VO-NAT - :10+]

The school is expecting another record class next year. It received more than 11-hundred applications, and expects to have a total enrollment of more than 600 students.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Brain surgery is no laughing matter, but Rodney Dangerfield is adding a little humor to his recent operation.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And he brings all kinds of wild animals to David Letterman's show.
Today Jack Hannah brought some of them to Roanoke.
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[Commercial]

[Dangerfield]


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


He's feeling better and getting a lot of respect these days.
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[VO-NAT 16]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA]


Comedian Rodney Dangerfield made his first public appearance since brain surgery April 9th.
The surgery was to improve blood flow to the brain hampered by blockage in his right carotid (Ca-rotted) artery.
With his wife and doctor by his side, Dangerfield did not miss a beat.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 32]
[IN Q=]

((RODNEY DANGERFIELD/COMEDIAN: I GAVE MY WIFE A KISS ON THE WAY IN. THAT'S ABOUT AS SEXY AS I GET THESE DAYS. (FOOLS WITH MICROPHONE) NOTHING STAYS UP WITH ME. LAUGHTER.))
[SUPER=01-Rodney Dangerfield/Comedian;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=nothing stays up with me. laughter.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Dangerfield says he's lost 30 pounds and is feeling well.

[Sea-Lions]


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


It's not just tourists who like hanging out in the surf in Sunny California.
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[VO-NAT 18:57:46]
[SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA]


It seems the Sea lions enjoy it as well.
This is the scene just off the Santa Monica coast today-
The sea lions seemed to like the buoys off shore.
A beautiful weather day to be out lounging in the water.
Of course the sea lions don't have to worry about making a hotel reservation- just any old buoy will do.
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[S-extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=extra point]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Hillcats look to stay on top in the North. Salem nets a lacrosse win. The Wizards make Jordan disappear. While the softballs are flying. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASCAR; :00]

Mike Wallace will serve as replacment driver for Jerry Nadeau until he is able to come back and drive the Army Pontiac. Wallace subbed for MB2 motrosports last year when Johnny Benson was hurt. Now the scores.
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[GO TO SCORES] [GO TO SCORES]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=x5011;]
[SUPER=0093-j/Salem/5//Wilmington/4///j/Winston-Salem/8//Lynchburg/2//Hillcats Win Game Two 2-to-1/;]
[SUPER=x5012;]
[SUPER=0094-j/Liberty/4//Jefferson Forest/2///j/Auburn/12//Radford/0///;]
[SUPER=x5010;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Boston/9//Kansas City/6///j/Detroit/9//Baltimore/4///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Minnesota/11//Tampa Bay/6////New York/1//Seattle/1/4//;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/San Francisco/3//Florida/2///j/Cincinnati/4//St. Louis/2///;]
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[SUPER=0092-/New York/1/j/Los Angeles/2///j/Philadelphia/5//Arizona/2///;]
[SUPER=x5028;]
[SUPER=0096-/Boston/95/j/New Jersey/104//Nets Lead Series 2-to-0//Los Angeles/74//San Antonio/56/3/Game Two/;]
[SUPER=x5031;]
[SUPER=0103-/Minnesota/2//Vancouver/0/3//;]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Jordan]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-147 12155TC]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]

Michael Jordan and the Wizards are parting ways - and it's not a happy ending.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00]

Jordan met with owner Wizards owner Abe Pollin today and quickly left afterwards in his Mercedes. Pollin - who honored Jordan in his final game as a Wizard - decided that Jordan would not be welcome back as president of basketball operations. Earlier tonight a stunned Jordan released a statement in which he said - quote "I am shocked by this decision, and by the callous refusal to offer me any justification for it." Meanwhile, Robert Johnson the owner of the new Charlotte franchise says Jordan can have any role he wants on that team. He and Jordan talked tonight.
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[S-Price]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-140 13235tc]
[GRAPHIC=EUSTACHY]


Iowa State basketball coach Larry Eustachy, the man who partied with coeds on a rival campus, confessed to being an alcoholic, and then resigned, seems like an angel tonight - if even half of the stuff coming out in a Sports Illustrated article tomorrow about
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tuscaloosa, AL/Last Saturday; ;00]

disposed Alabama football coach Mike Price is true. Among a menagerie of other things, the article says that Price was aggressive with women who worked at the strip club in Pensacola that he frequented twice on April 16th. The article claims that the coach had sex with two of them back at his hotel room later that night. Price and his attorney call the story an "absolute lie." However, Price did tell the Birmingham News today that he was quote "too drunk to really know" what happened at the strip club.
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[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-141 TC13358]
[GRAPHIC=Softball]


The Big East Softball tournament opens at the Moyer Complex in Salem tomorrow. Defending champ Notre Dame is in town along with Boston College, Seton Hall, and Villanova. The Hokies didn't make it this year - leaving the event without its local drawing card.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-John Shaner/Tournament Director; :00]
[RUNS=:39]
[OUT Q=that Salem can do."]
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[anchor=mike]
[graphic=softball]


The tournament begins tomorrow at 5.
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On the high school diamond, James River's Angela Tincher - the young lady we profiled on Monday night - struck out 15 out of 15 batters tonight against Bath County. She now has 99 K's on the season. The Knights won 14-to-nothing.

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Washington & Lee dominates the postseason honors in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference W&L shortstop Michael Hanson is the ODAC player of the year and
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his mentor Jeff Stickley is the ODAC coach of the year. He guided the Generals to a 28 and 8 record and took W & L to the conference tournament championship game. This is Stickley's third ODAC coaching honor.
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Salem played host to Cave Spring a boys lacrosse game earlier this evening.
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This contest would face off on the Spartans turf and the home field advantage would help early.
Salem goes up 4 to 1 on this extra man goal from Billy Cameron, give the assist to Tyler Hale and the Spartans have the three goal lead with seven and a half minutes left in the first half. Then, the Spartans complete the two on one with the Knights goalie. Jed Lynch finds the back of the net and Hale gets another assists.
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Salem goes up 7-1 on Josh Olgevy with 2:09 left in the half and the Spartans cruise to the 13-2 win over Cave Spring.
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[S-Tadas]


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Another Roanoke Catholic Celtic is headed to college to play hoops.
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Guard Tadas Stanaitis (Sta-night-us) will sign a grant in aid to play at UNC Pembroke. The Braves play in the Peach Belt conference and idn't win a single game last season. The six-two and 200 pound Stanaitus averaged 14.5 points a game and shot 48.3 percent from the three point line this past season.
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Friday Football Extra will again have a pile of new coaches come August.
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James River's Toby Peer is leaving Buchanan to teach and coach at Spotswood in the Valley district. Fieldale-Collinsville stayed in house for its new coach. The Cavs have hired Jay Gilbert as their next coach. Laurel Park gets Kevin Newman from Chatham to take over the Lancers. And Ken Meadors, the coach at Dan River for 15 years before being let go, is headed just across the state line to coach the Barlett-Yancey Buccaneers in Yanceyville.
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Both Dan River and Alleghany hope to name their new coaches by next week.

[Jack-Hanna]


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Finally tonight, he's traveled around the world wowing audiences with his Animal Adventures. But, today animal lover Jack Hanna was in Roanoke.
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Hanna stopped by Mill Mountain Zoo for a visit as part of the zoo's fundraising efforts. Dozens of fans both young and old lined up for autographs and to get a glimpse at a few of his furry friends. Hanna also joked about his many appearances on the David Letterman Show.
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((IT'S OUR 18TH YEAR ON THE SHOW. IT'S A DIFFERENT KIND OF SHOW YOU KNOW. WHAT CAN I SAY?)) ((ON THE DAVID LETTERMAN SHOW THERE'S AN AUDIENCE THAT MAY NOT LIKE ANIMALS SO WE TRY TO JOKE AROUND WITH DAVE AND I THINK.... EACH TIME WE'VE BEEN ON))
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You can see Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures Sunday morning's from 7 to 8 here on Your Hometown Station.
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And of course, David Letterman is up next.