[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

They never even made it "over there".
A local military unit is home after only three months of active duty.
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[VO-NAT :06]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, one school's "Zero tolerance policy" towards drugs proves to be a prescription for controversy.
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[Sports-head]


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In sports, Big East and greed are the focus of our continuing coverage from the Big east meeting in Florida, mother nature strikes out the ACC baseball tournament and local high school tournaments
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[VO-NAT]


and Annika Sorenstam tees off in her final tune up for her first PGA event.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Another round of rain is in the Thursday forecast, and could be heavy at times. The 7-Day outlook and a sneak peak at the Memorial Day forecast coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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A tearful reunion for local national guard troops and their families.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Today they returned from active military duty.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It was an emotional homecoming for more than 120 national guard soldiers this afternoon.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


After nearly three months of active duty, the 229th Chemical Company is back at it's home base in Roanoke.
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Richard/Microwave]


Richard Lesko is at the National Guard Armory with more on their return.
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[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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(Rollcue: excited to be home.)
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 27; :00]
[SUPER=04-Today; :10]
[SUPER=01-Chris Stevens/National Guard; :25]
[SUPER=01-Staff Sgt. Matthew Cox/National Guard; :38]
[SUPER=01-Staff Sgt. Debra Weir/National Guard; :58]
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[OUT Q=it's the little things.]
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[LB-Lockdown]


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A 17 year old is under arrest after allegedly taking a gun to Lord Botetourt High School.
Deputies say it happened yesterday evening after school hours.
Students then reported seeing the student on school grounds this morning.
That prompted a lockdown.
The suspect was arrested a short time later several hundred yards away from the school.
He did not have a gun at the time, but one was found at the house where he stayed last night.

[M'Ville-Bus]


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[WRITER=dse]
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Martinsville police have issued an arrest warrant for a teenager they believe shot a school bus with a BB gun.
They're looking for 18 year old Dekey Trevor Penn of Martinsville.
Neither the bus driver nor the lone student on board was hurt in the May 14th incident.

[Dublin-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=myr]
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[****ANCHOR TAG****]
Some Dublin Middle School students are learning the hard way that just saying no to drugs isn't always enough. New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens tells us why it got them suspended.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS OF BASKETBALL]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ashlyn Shrewsbury; :12]
[SUPER=01-Rita Gravley; :26]
[SUPER=01-Jim Kelly/Pulaski Co. School Administrator; :45]
[SUPER=@Myranda1; 1:03]
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[OUT Q=news 7, pulaski county]
(([SOT 2830][NATS OF B'BALL]

[RUNS04] Ashlyn Shrewsbury and her friend Rita thought they were doing the right thing, when they threw away some prescription pills a friend had given them in school.
[SOT 1902]

[RUNS08] ((ASHLYN SHREWSBURY: I KEPT TELLING HER NO. SO THEN LATER ON AT THE VERY END OF THE DAY SHE LAID IT ON MY DESK AND I TOOK IT AND I PUT IT IN MY POCKET AND I WENT TO THE TRASH CAN AND I THREW IT AWAY.)) But, instead of receiving praise for their actions, the girls were punished. Suspended from school for ten-days, for possession of drugs.
[SOT 2400]

[RUNS08] ((RITA GRAVLEY: THEY TOLD US WE HAD TO SIT THERE AND THINK ABOUT WHAT WE DID AND WE ASKED HIM THINK ABOUT WHAT? SAYING NO TO DRUGS?)) Even though the girls say they went home and told their parents what had happened, they never told anyone at the school, which school administrators say is a clear violation of policy.
[SOT 5851]

[RUNS17] ((WHEN STUDENTS ARE IN POSSESSION OF EVEN NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS REGARDLESS OF HOW THEY GOT THEM, PARTICULARLY IN SITUATIONS WHERE SOMEONE HAS GIVEN IT TO THEM, OUR EXPECTATION IS THAT THEY REPORT THAT TO A SCHOOL OFFICIAL, A TEACHER A PRINCIPAL OR A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER 5908)) After appealing the school's decision, Ashlyn and Rita's suspension was reduced from ten days at home to three days in school. Officials also reduced the violation from possession of drugs to mishandling of medication on school property. While the girls still believe they did nothing wrong, they say they're ready to put the incident behind them and hope that others may learn from it. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Pulaski County.))
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As for the student who gave them the pills, school officials say she now faces long-term suspension.

[Route-501]


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One of the major traffic routes between Lynchburg and Bedford County remains closed after part of the roadway collapsed last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


It happened on Route 501 about a mile south of the Georgia Pacific paper mill in Big Island.
V-DOT officials say a drainage pipe underneath the road failed, leaving the highway impassable.
Crews have been on the scene since then making repairs and hope to finish sometime tomorrow.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Crews are also working to repair a bridge on Route 221 near Check in Floyd County.
They hope to complete work on the bridge over Pine Creek by nightfall.

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


Your Hometown Station is heading to satellite.
More on new local satellite service when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=2-Shot]


Plus while you're at the library checking out books or the internet, the government may be checking you out.


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[3Eye-Spy]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

[**ANCHOR TAG**] The Justice Department says the US is winning the war on terrorism thanks in part to a law allowing investigators access to your library records.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

But some say the Patriot Act infringes on civil rights and that success shouldn't hinge on giving up the freedoms we're trying to protect.
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[Take Eye Spy FS] That debate is the basis of today's "Eye Spy" report.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mike Clark is grateful for the library...]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Clark/Library Patron; :14]
[SUPER=@Goodlatte; :39]
[SUPER=01-Toni Cox/Radford Public Library Technician; :58]
[SUPER=03-Salem; 1:32]
[SUPER=01-Janis Augustine/Salem Public Library Director; 1:45]
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[OUT Q=danger truly becomes a factor.]

((Mike Clark is grateful for the library. The would-be business owner is using the internet for research. The privelege costs no money but Clark understands he could be paying for it with his privacy.
[SOT 11:40:30-11:40:39]
[IN Q=The idea of having the government walk in...]

((MIKE CLARK/LIBRARY PATRON: THE IDEA OF HAVING THE GOVERNMENT WALK IN AND ARBITRARILY LOOK AT EVERYBODY'S RECORDS JUST TO SEE WHAT THEY'RE DOING... THAT'S NOT AMERICAN.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=that's not American.]

Congress passed the USA Patriot Act after the terrorist attacks of September 2001. The Act allows the government access to libraries' book and computer records if there's even a suspicion a patron is involved in a crime. Lawmakers say the goal is national security
[SOT 15:53:43-15:53:58]
[IN Q=Well, it's important that law enforcement...]

((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: WELL, IT'S IMPORTANT THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT BE ABLE TO GATHER INFORMATION AND THERE IS NO REASON WHY LIBRARIES SHOULD BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY IF LAW ENFORCEMENT IS FOLLOWING THE LAW AND NOT ABUSING IT.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT =and not abusing it.]

Opponents argue the vaguely worded act chips away at civil liberties.
[SOT 11:14:17-11:14:26]
[IN Q=If you read it it says...]

((TONI COX/LIBRARY TECHNICIAN, RADFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY: IF YOU READ IT IT SAYS IT'S TO USE TO ENHANCE LAW ENFORCEMENT, INVESTIGATORY TOOLS AND OTHER PURPOSES. WELL, THE QUESTION IS, WHAT ARE THOSE OTHER PURPOSES?)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=What are those other purposes?]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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[IN Q=It really just frees them up to do a fishing expedition...]

((IT REALLY JUST FREES THEM UP TO DO A FISHING EXPEDITION. THEY CAN JUST COME IN HERE WITH NO CRIME, NO EVIDENCE AND JUST HAVE AT IT AND LOOK AND SEE WHAT THEY CAN FIND.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=and see what they can find.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT (STANDUP) 12:04:20-12:04:34]
[IN Q=When you use your library card...]

((SHANNON YOUNG//REPORTER: WHEN YOU USE YOUR LIBRARY CARD TO CHECKOUT A BOOK THE TITLE OF THAT BOOK GOES ON YOUR RECORD ALONG WITH YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, AND POSSIBLY SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR DRIVERS LICENSE NUMBER. BUT MOST LIBRARIES WILL CLEAR THAT TITLE FROM YOUR RECORD WHEN THE BOOK GOES BACK ON THE SHELF.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=when the book goes back on the shelf.]

But even with the limited information library records can provide, the New York Times reports today the Justice Department has contacted nearly fifty libraries in connection with terrorism investigations. Which libraries is unclear.
[SOT 3:03-3:14]
[IN Q=Nothing has happened so far.]

((JANIS AUGUSTINE/DIRECTOR, SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY: NOTHING HAS HAPPENED SO FAR. REPORTER: BUT IF SOMETHING HAD HAPPENED YOU COULDN'T TELL US. AUGUSTINE: NO.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=couldn't tell us. No.]

Dozens of lawmakers are now trying to exempt libraries from the Patriot Act and portions of the provision are set to expire in 2005. Congressional hearings will be held to determine whether the law goes too far. But some say that question's already been answered.
[SOT 11:41:11-11:41:24]
[IN Q=I think our history has proven...]

((MIKE CLARK: I THINK OUR HISTORY HAS PROVEN THAT WHEN YOU START INVESTIGATING EVERYTHING THAT MOVES PEOPLE GET SCARED AND WHEN FEAR COMES INTO PLAY DANGER TRULY BECOMES A FACTOR.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=danger truly becomes a factor.]))
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There's been talk in Congress of a Patriot Two to further broaden the Justice Department's powers. But Gongressman Goodlatte says he doesn't think the proposal has any prospect of success in the near future.


[VA-Hearing]


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[WRITER=jda]
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Brooks McDaniel has helped local veterans fight for federal benefits.
Today, many of his clients turned out to support him in a hearing with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


McDaniel is under investigation for possible violation of V-A regulations. The rules limit fees an individual can charge to represent veterans and their claims.
McDaniel says he has tried to comply, and today supporters argued he is being punished unfairly.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's not my ability]

((BROOKS MCDANIEL/INDEPENDENT VA CLAIM AGENT: IT'S NOT MY ABILITY OF BEING ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY WIN MY CLIENT'S CLAIMS. I'VE WON IN THE FIRST YEAR OVER 250- THOUSAND DOLLARS IN BACK DUE BENEFITS, AND THESE ARE CLAIMS THE OTHER SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS HAVE HAD FOR TWELVE YEARS OR LONGER.)) ((DEBRA BARTON/WIDOW OF VETERAN: I JUST THINK THAT IT'S VERY WRONG YOU KNOW THAT THEY'RE CHARGING HIM FOR THIS. AND I THINK EVERYBODY HERE EVEN IF THEY DID HAVE TO PAY WOULD BE VERY WILLING TO PAY FOR THE HELP.))
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[SUPER=01-Debra Barton/Widow of Veteran; :14]
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[OUT Q=willing to pay for their help.]
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[VO-NAT]


A hearing officer listened to testimony this afternoon.
Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs declined comment, but McDaniel says he expects a ruling in about ten days.
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[Lipscomb]


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A Lynchburg firefighter says it's time for the state's longest-serving legislator to retire.. and that he's ready to fill the vacancy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Art Lipscomb says it's time for new ideas in the General Assembly, so he's seeking the Democratic nomination in the 19th District for the House of Delegates.
That's the seat held by Independent Lacey Putney for the last 42 years, but Lipscomb says he has a chance.
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[SOT 10:05:46]
[IN Q=I think it]

((ART LIPSCOMB/HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK IT WILL BE AN UPHILL BATTLE, BUT IT'S GETTING BETTER EVERY DAY. I'M VERY PLEASED WITH THE SUPPORT I'VE RECEIVED SO FAR. IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG SIX MONTHS, BUT I THINK WE'VE GOT A GOOD CHANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Art Lipscomb/House of Delegates Candidate]
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[OUT Q=got a good chance.]
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[VO-NAT]


Lipscomb says he'll run a grassroots campaign to get out and meet the voters and gain some name recognition.
Bedford and Botetourt County Democrats will nominate their candidate later this month.
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[Stocks]


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Wall Street ended narrowly mixed on an indecisive session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 25 points.
NASDAQ lost a point.
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[Satellite-tv]
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[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC1:16:36]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

The wait is over for satellite customers looking to turn on local channels.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Direct-TV and Dish Network say they will provide the choices to their customers in a matter of days.'
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Satellite TV]

Business Reporter Rachel Cannon takes a look at what it means for viewers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chip Garst/Satellite Customer; :14]
[SUPER=01-John Cosgrove/Lee Hartman & Sons; :28]
[SUPER=01-Bill Gibson/Master TV; :47]
[SUPER=@rachel2; :57]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=RC, NEWS 7, ROANOKE.]

(( NATS 00:09:26 OH I'M GONNA TELL YA, IF YOU DON'T HAVE THIS AT YOUR HOUSE, YOU'RE GONNA WANT IT. Chip Garst can't say enough about his satellite service. He's been using Direct TV for about three-months, a choice fueled by the location of his home.
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[SOT 00:01:17]
[IN Q=there's]

((CHIP GARST/SATELLITE CUSTOMER; THERE'S NO COVERAGE OUT HERE BY CABLE, IT'S EITHER ANTENNA OR SATELLITE SERVICE IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO GET IT OUT HERE.))
[OUT Q=out here.]

But Garst missed getting area channels so he rigged up an antenna to get local news. It's the biggest frustration for satellite customers.
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[SOT 00:13:51]
[IN Q=IT WAS]

((JOHN COSGROVE/LEE HARTMAN & SONS; IT WAS THE NUMBER ONE CONCERN AND WE'RE GOING TO SEE AN INITIAL RUSH FOR BUSINESS BECAUSE OF THE AVAILABILITY OF LOCAL CHANNELS.))
[OUT Q=]

Local providers are anticipating that dish sales will double, if not triple, over the next few months. Deals from competing satellite companies will be looking to capture new customers.
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[SOT 00:24:51]
[IN Q=i'VE JUST ]

((BILL GIBSON/MASTER TV; I'VE JUST DOUBLED UP MY ORDERS ON WHAT I NORMALLY ORDER FOR MY I CALLED THE VENDORS IT'S ALREADY ROLLING WE EXPECT IT TO GO THROUGH THE CEILING.))
[OUT Q=THE CEILING]

Gibson says it's taken time, advanced technology and hundreds of millions of dollars to get locals into the Roanoke market. If you ask this customer, it will all be worth it.
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[SOT 00:04:06]
[IN Q=getting local]

((GETTING LOCAL CHANNELS IN THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS THAT WILL TICKLE MY WIFE TO DEATH BECAUSE SHE'S A YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS FAN.))
[OUT Q=RESTLESS FAN.]

Rachel Cannon, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Sports tease]


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Our Big East report today zeros in on the name of the game, money, what do some of the ACC baseball officials think of getting Miami and BC on the diamond
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[VO-NAT]


and rain forces the ACC baseball tournament at Salem Memorial to postpone play.
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[S-Greed]


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The last of the participants from this week's Big East meetings left Ponte Vedra, Florida this morning. Technically, the conference is still intact. But realistically it is on a respirator. Mike Stevens tells us how the love of money is about to help the rich get richer and put a number of schools in the poorhouse.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@mike1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Calhoun/Connecticut Head Basketball Coach; :24]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Cochran/Pittsburgh Executive Vice Chancellor; :54]
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Since Tech's conference athletic future is at best uncertain, the next phase of expansion at Lane Stadium has now been put on hold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Summer; :00]


The nearly 50 million dollar project that would add luxury suites and skyboxes to the west side will not start after the 2003 season as was originally planned. Tech officials could not be reached for comment this afternoon.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-147 1:29:52]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


Rain has forced the ACC and the Salem Memorial Stadium crew to postponed all baseball tournament action today and tonight. The Tourney will resume tomorrow, a revised schedule is being completed at this time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


While the Big East is reeling over the thought of losing Maimi, Boston College and Syracuse, the ACC baseball family would welcome the Canes and the eagles with open arms, especially Maimi, a top five team in the nation.
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[SUPER=01-Larry Gallo/Vice Chair of ACC Baseball Committee; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Womack/UVa Head Baseball Coach; :08]
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[OUT Q=I'm not sure.]
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[S-Rain]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=none]
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The bad weather has also disrupted high school tournament schedules. The Blue Ridge District boys soccer semifinals set for tonight will now be played tomorrow night at Blacksburg Middle School starting at 5. The Blue Ridge District Baseball Tournament at William Byrd has also been pushed back a day. Franklin County's Western Valley District contest with E-C Glass was also postponed and will be played Thursday.
The only show in town tonight will be the Western Valley District Soccer tournament, which is underway at this hour at Victory Stadium.

[S-Annika]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_134 1:38:10]
[GRAPHIC=golf]


While competition in the Colonial this week in Fort Worth, Texas is a day away, fans and media descended on the event today to watch Annika Sorenstam.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX; :00]


Sorenstam played in the Colonial Pro Am today in her final tune up for her first PGA event. Annika was mobbed where ever she went on the course by fans and media. Play begins tomorrow.
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[S-PH]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=tennis]


Patrick Henry's Brock Newton won the Northwest Region individual singles title today, winning 6-3, 6-2 over an Albemarle player. Newton and Tyler Early teamed to win their third straight region doubles title also. They will play in t he state doubles tournament June sixth in Richmond. Newton the singles tourney at the same time.