[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

An accused killer is identified by the only survivor of a brutal attack.
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[VO-NAT :06]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And, was a report of gunshots near a local high school the work of a prankster or predator?
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports - the Derby whip controversy is resolved. The Catholic girls get recognized for good sportsmanship.
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[VO-NAT]

and two days after an angioplasty procedure - Phil Jackson is back to work with the Lakers.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


The big winds push out the severe weather yesterday and then linger through today with 40mph gusts. A cooler, kinder forecast just ahead tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[SOT 16:06:25]
[IN Q=We have already]

((WE HAVE ALREADY INDICTED MR. BRATHWAITE ON SEVERAL COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER. THIS IS AN INDICATION OF THE EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM AS CHARGED.))
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[OUT Q=him as charged.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

One indication is that the surviving victim identified Clinton Brathwaite as the shooter.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A preliminary hearing reveals some new facts in the killing spree that took the lives of Angela Arrington and three of her children.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Brathwaite]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC52:09]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

While nurses and doctors were still working on Kierra Arrington, the sole survivor of the shooting sat up on the hospital gurney and said it was her mother's boyfriend who did it.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

There was a police officer in the room at the time, and he relayed to the judge today what he heard at R-M-H the morning of April 4th.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 4]

Three other Arrington children had already been found dead in their beds or on the floor of their Madison Avenue before daybreak that day. Officer David Lovell was sent to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital to see what he could learn from Kierra Arrington.


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[SOT 16:05:15]
[IN Q=He heard ]

((BETTY JO ANTHONY/CHIEF ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; HE HEARD THE LITTLE GIRL SAY HER MOTHER HAD BEEN SHOT, THAT THERE WAS A LOT OF BLOOD, AND THAT HER MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND, CLINTON, DID IT.))
[SUPER=01-Betty Jo Anthony/Chief Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney]
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[OUT Q=Clinton did it.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Clinton Brathwaite]

The defense suggested Kierra Arrington could have been referring to Clinton's twin brother, Clifford, claiming Angela Arrington had also had a relationship with him at one time. Officer Lovell did say Kierra's speech was somewhat distorted by the presence of blood in her mouth. Like her mother, she'd been shot in the face.


[PH-Lockdown]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC44:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Patrick Henry High School was put on a lockdown today while officers investigated reports of shots fired.
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[VO-NAT :17]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Extensive searching in the woods behind the school turned up nothing. An unidentified person reported hearing two gunshots coming from that area. For about an hour and a half, students were kept in their classrooms and no one was allowed on or off school grounds.


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[SOT 10:21:35]
[IN Q=the policemen]

((SCOTT MEADOWS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS SPOKESMAN; THE POLICEMEN SEARCHED THE PERIMETER OF CAMPUS NO ONE WAS FOUND, NO WEAPONS WERE FOUND NO INDIVIDUAL WAS FOUND THEY DID A THOROUGH SEARCH AND AN EXTENSIVE SEARCH AROUND THE PERIMETER.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Meadows/Roanoke City Schools Spokesman;]
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[OUT Q=AROUND THE PERIMETER.]
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[VO-NAT]

Parents of students will get a letter explaining today's situation.
[TAPE#=03-17 TC13:01]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Thursday;]

Last Thursday students at William Fleming High School were locked-down while police looked for a reported gunman. None was found.
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[Warner]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#03-14 TC3:11:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The first big deadline for Virginia's Standards of Learning is less than a year away.
Today Governor Warner told educators there will be no delay.
[Double Boxes=Shannon and Justin/Microwave]


Justin McLeod is in Roanoke tonight with more on what that means.
[Live=Justin Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Justin1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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(Rollcue: whether your kids are making the grade.)
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=@markwarner; :24]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke School Superintendent; :41]
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[OUT Q=stumble a little bit.]
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[Double Boxes=Shannon and Justin/Microwave]



[City-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC1:33:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke City Council has finished work on a new budget, but not without criticism.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Members of council approved the 204- million dollar spending plan this morning.
On a close vote they rejected an effort by Linda Wyatt to eliminate planned pay raises for members of city council and the mayor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At what time]

((BILL CARDER/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AT WHAT TIME WILL THERE BE A PAY RAISE. IN THE YEAR 2525, WHEN 14- THOUSAND DOLLARS CAN BUY YOU A GLASS OF MILK. THIS IS RIDICULOUS.)) ((EVELYN BETHEL/ROANOKE RESIDENT: WITH THE MAYOR MAKING 19-THOUSAND I BELIEVE AND THE COUNCIL MAKING 14- THOUSAND... PART-TIME JOBS? THAT FAR EXCEEDS WHAT MANY PEOPLE IN THIS CITY ARE MAKING IN A FULL TIME JOB.))
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[SUPER=01-Evelyn Bethel/Roanoke Resident; :13]
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[OUT Q=making in a full time job.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The pay raises will take effect after the next council election in 2004.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


VMI isn't ready to give up its fight to say prayer at supper.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And its downtown had just undergone a year-long renovation.
See how an F-One tornado put one Central Virginia town back at square one.
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[Hospital-Privacy]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC1:06:15]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Since new federal privacy regulations went into effect, local hospitals say they've received calls from patients trying to understand what the changes mean.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Tonight Joy Sutton clears up some of the misconceptions about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
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[IN Q=Memorial patient information can I help you]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Judie Snipes/Carilion Privacy Officer;15]
[SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;27]
[SUPER=01-Tom Newton/Information Security Officer;42]
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[IN Q=Memorial patient information]

((MEMORIAL PATIENT INFORMATION CAN I HELP YOU)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=patient information can I help you]


As long as you have a patient's first and last name you can be connected to the room. But patients do have the right to be excluded from the directory.
What you won't be able to get over the phone at Carilion hospitals is a patient's condition.
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[SOT20:57:10]
[IN Q=WE NEVER KNOW ]

(( WE NEVER KNOW WHO IS ON THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE IT'S AS DIFFICULT KNOW WITH HIPAA AS IT WAS BEFORE GIVING INFO BECAUSE WE CAN NOT VALIDATE WHOSE ON THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=other end of the phone]


Lewis-Gale Medical Center now gives its patients a pass code that they can give to friends and family who want information.
But just because callers can't easily get medical information that doesn't mean doctors can't share it with other physicians.
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[SOT 21:10:14]
[IN Q=A doctor can consult with another doctor]

((A DOCTOR CAN CONSULT WITH ANOTHER DOCTOR ABOUT YOUR TREATMENT. HE CAN SHARE YOUR MEDICAL INFORMATION WITH ANOTHER DOCTOR IN ORDER TO TREAT YOU. IF YOU COME INTO THE ER AND WE NEED YOUR RECORDS FROM ANOTHER FACILITY WE HAVE THE RIGHT UNDER HIPAA TO GET THAT RECORD TO TREAT YOU )) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=to treat you]


In order to protect your record, Carilion keeps track of who has looked at them.
Employees have user i-d's and password and in some instances, a finger print scan is used to verify and limit access.
Nurses and doctors in most cases should be able to see a patient's entire medical record -- But people in other department like billing would have limited access --and the same holds for employers and insurance companies.
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[SOT21:11:46]
[IN Q=The employer can't have access unless it's workers]

((THE EMPLOYER CAN'T HAVE ACCES UNLESS IT'S A WORKERS COMP TYPE OF INFORMATION. INSUCANCE CAN ONLY HAVE ACCESS ON WHAT THEY NEED TO BILL THE PATIENT. THEY DON'T NEED ANYTHING ELSE)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=anything else]


Many hospitals in our area already had similiar guidelines in place because in the 1980's the General Assebly passed legislation that gave patients most of the same privacy rights.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Parkway-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC3:01:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Roanoke girl who tumbled down an embankment near the Parkway last evening is in critical condition.
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[VO-NAT :17]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday]

Tessa Milliner suffered head injuries after slipping more than 30-feet down an embankment along the Roanoke River. The nine year old's great grandmother, Mildred Wiseman, says Tessa was hiking with her mother and several other relatives when she leaned over to look at something and the ground gave way.
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[SOT 12:57-13:07]
[IN Q=When the girl fell it was...]

((CAPT. JONATHAN MCGUIRE/VINTON FIRE DEPARTMENT: WHEN THE GIRL FELL IT WAS IN A MUDDY AREA, ALOT OF MOSS. THEY WERE GONNA GO DOWN AND FISH AND THAT WAS THE TYPE OF TERRAIN. IT WAS SOMEWHAT STEEP.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Jonathan McGuire/Vinton Fire Department;]
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[OUT Q=it was somewhat steep.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

A witness who did not want to be identified helped rescue the child. He says she appeared to have been badly injured.
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[SOT 3:38-3:42]
[IN Q=Send prayers out to...]

((WITNESS: SEND PRAYERS OUT TO THE LITTLE NINE YEAR OLD GIRL. SHE'S GONNA NEED 'EM.))
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[OUT Q=She's gonna need 'em.]
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[VO NAT :17] Tessa was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and then transferred to UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville.

Wiseman says Tessa underwent surgery this morning to relieve pressure on her brain, but that doctors have told the family there's no chance she'll recover.
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[VMI-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-18 TC37:06]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


State officials want to go another round in the battle over VMI's supper prayer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SuPER=03-Lexington/April 2001]


Today, VMI Superintendent Josiah Bunting and Attorney General Jerry Kilgore filed a petition to appeal last month's decision to the entire 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.
So far, the judge in Lynchburg and three appellate judges in Richmond have found the supper prayer unconstitutional.
In today's petition the state notes those decisions also threaten mealtime prayer at The Citadel and U-S Naval Academy.
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[Robertson]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-10 TC1:23:33]
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She paid bills for herself, her friends and her family. She even donated thousands to charity.
The problem was, it wasn't her money to spend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


43-year-old Pamela McDaniel Robertson today pled guilty in federal court to embezzling more than a million dollars from Wachovia Bank trust funds which she managed.
Prosecutors say Robertson wasn't living extravagantly, but got caught up in debt and tried to find a way out.
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[SOT 3:48:09]
[IN Q=Like most people]

((JENNY WAERING/ASST. U.S. ATTORNEY: LIKE MOST PEOPLE I GUESS SHE COULDN'T LIVE WITHIN THE LIMITS OF HER MONEY, LIKE MOST PEOPLE WHO STEAL MONEY, AND SHE NEEDED MORE AND TOOK MORE TO LIVE A BETTER LIFESTYLE THAN HER INCOME WOULD ALLOW HER.))
[SUPER=01-Jennie Waering/Assistant U. S. Attorney]
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[OUT Q=would allow her.]
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[VO-NAT]


Robertson's attorney says his client has cooperated with investigators from the beginning.
She'll be sentenced in September.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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Wall Street started the week with a win. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW jumped 122 points.
NASDAQ rose 21.
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[Amelia-storm]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:41:33]
[GRAPHIC=Tornado Aftermath]


Amelia residents are trying to get back to normal after an F-one tornado ripped through town Friday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amelia]

Schools were closed today and many businesses have yet to re-open.
But power was restored this morning to several thousand residents who were without electricity over the weekend.
The high winds and hail dented cars, smashed windows and uprooted century-old trees in courthouse square.
No serious injuries have been reported.
But insurance officials estimate the storm in Amelia caused eight to ten million dollars worth of damage.
One business owner says he lost 20-thousand dollars worth of inventory to water damage when the wind blew the roof off his antique store.
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[SOT 03:30:10]
[IN Q=THE TORNADO CAME THROUGH QUITE]

((JERRY MORRIS: THE TORNADO CAME THROUGH QUITE SUDDENLY BUT ON SCHEDULE AS THE NEWS SAID. IT TOOK THE ENTIRE ROOF OFF THE BUILDING AND TOOK IT ABOUT TWO HUNDRED YARDS DOWN AND DUMPED IT IN THE STREET.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Morris/Jerry's Now and Then Antiques]
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[OUT Q=DUMPED IT IN THE STREET.]
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[VO-NAT]


Morris said the damage would have been much worse, but neighbors and friends helped him move his merchandise to dry ground.
Schools in Amelia are scheduled to reopen tomorrow.
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[Police-Computers]


[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC15:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For five years the Blue Ridge Thunder investigation team has nabbed dozens of on-line predators and pedophiles.. now it wants to duplicate that success nationwide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown today announced the donation of 40 state-of-the-art computers to the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.
The machines will be used to train police from across the country in the nuances of catching computer criminals.
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[SOT 14:05:37]
[IN Q=We have the]

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: WE HAVE THE CAPABILITIES TO DO EXACTLY WHAT THE BIG BOYS DO, WHETHER IT'S STATE AGENCIES OR FEDERAL AGENCIES. WHAT LOCAL AGENCIES DON'T HAVE IN GENERAL ARE THE FUNDING AND THE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL THAT THE LARGE AGENCIES HAVE.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff]
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[OUT Q=large agencies have.]
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[VO-NAT]


The cost of the computers.. about 70-thousand dollars.. is covered by Blue Ridge Thunder's federal grant to combat cyber-crime.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Action Jackson is back with the Lakers, the Civitan Club recognizes Roanoke Catholic
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[VO-NAT]

and the Kentucky Derby controversy is resolved. Jose Santos did NOT have any tricks up his sleeve.
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[S-Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-141 13908TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The NBA playoffs continue this week in all four series, and in case you haven't noticed the Lakers aren't done yet, and for that matter, neither is their coach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Phil Jackson returned to work today just two days after entering the hospital and undergoing an angioplasty procedure to open up an artery that was 90 percent clogged. He missed yesterday's win over the Spurs that tied the series at two games a piece, but he will travel with his team to San Antonio for game five tomorrow night. His fellow employees say he is in terrific shape.
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[S-Jockey]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-141 12545TC ]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]


Jackson's isn't the only one breathing a sigh of relief this afternoon after having something cleared. Jockey Jose Santos, the Kentucky Derby winning jockey on board "Funny Cide" was cleared today of any wrongdoing. A photo questioned whether or not Santos carried something illegal in his hand during the winning ride on Mat 3rd. Today - it was determined that was not the case and he did NOT cheat.
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[SUPER=01-John Asher/Churchill Downs President; :00]
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[OUT Q=other than his whip."]
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[vo nat con't] Santos called this ordeal a nightmare.
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[S-Civitan]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-142 1:28:11]
[GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS 6124]


The Roanoke Catholic girls basketball team is the 2003 Civitan Sportsmanship award winner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The ceremony was held at the Patrick Henry Hotel downtown. The Celtics played .500 ball this past season but the coach hardly grades her team on wins and losses.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Anne Bohon/Roanoke Catholic Girl's Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=.....DOWN THE ROAD"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Civitan Club also handed out its annual 500 dollar scholarship. This years winner is the Celtics Rachel Slenski. She will use it towards her education at Hollins where she will play both basketball and volleyball.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Slenski/Civitan Scholarship Award Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=......a REALLY GREAT HONOR."]
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[S-KJ]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-149 54:53]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis]


Roanoke native and now pro tennis tour competitor KJ Hippensteel won his first professional doubles title at the USTA professional Circuit Event at the SAAB Grand Harbor of Vero Beach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


As the number four seed, Hippensteels teamed with former Stanford teammate Ryan Haviland and they defeated the number one seeds in the finals. KJ lost in the quarterfinals in singles to the eventual champion. He plans on playing the Florida circuit during May before moving on to the California circuit in June.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-145 1:20:08]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA]


The Virginia tech golf team is preparing for the NCAA regionals which begin later this week. The Hokies are coming off a third straight Big East Conference tournament title.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


One key component to Tech's success this season has been former Amherst standout Ryan Stinnett. Stinnett points out that his play this year is a direct result of his summer competition in the state amateur and Cardinal amateur. He also qualified for the U.S. Amateur.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Stinnett/Virginia Tech Junior Golfer; :00]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=.....hopefully"]
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[VO-NAT]


Scott Wise joins Stinnett as captains of the Tech team for next season. The former William Byrd star placed 10th in the Big East tournament back in April and was voted Tech's most improved golfer this season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Scott Wise/Virginia Tech Sophomore Golfer; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=......help me"]

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