[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

On News 7 tonight: more on the death of a teenaged photo model in Radford.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And we'll let you compare the picture with the suspect as we hear from the man arrested for bank robbery based on his resemblance to the photo.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=]
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Tonight in sports, highlights from the 103rd U-S Open,
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[VO-NAT]


and Mike Stevens will preview the Roy Stanley Celebrity Golf Tournament which is fast approaching.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Super-soaker thunderstorms are the forecast problem tonight. We will track them for you in a moment.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


His photos are known worldwide.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But, something else is drawing attention to one Radford man.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Shell]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-30 TC00:54]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Robert Shell is now making a name for himself in jail.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The 56-year-old faces sexual assault charges, following the death of 19-year-old model Marion Franklin of Boone, North Carolina.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Keith-Shannon /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens is here with more on this story. Keith and Shannon, Marion Franklin was Robert Shell's assistant who went by the professional name of Chloe Jennings.
[LIVE=Myranda/FULL]
[SUPER=@Myranda1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

but appears the two had an intimate relationship as well.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bob shell is best]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :14]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=simply haven't talked]

(([INSERT MUGSHOT HERE!!] Bob Shell is best-known for his work as a photographer, not an accused criminal. [INSERT WEBSITE GRAPHIC HERE!!!] His articles and photos were published in dozens of magazines around the world, and he was the editor at large for Shutterbug magazine. [BACK TO VIDEO!!!!!] But, on June Third, officers say they were responding to a report of an overdose at Shell's studio, when they found Marion Franklin unconscious. Shell told officers Franklin took medication that night before the two of them had sex. She later died at the hospital.
[SOT 5708]
[RUNS=]

((I WAS UTTERLY SHOCKED. IT WAS AS IF A METEOR SUDDENLY STRIKES YOUR HOUSE. SHOCKED. 18)) One of Shell's neighbors, who didn't want to be identified says he can remember when Shell and his wife moved into their Grove Avenue home in 1995, and how he didn't like it when Shell posted a "models wanted" sign in front of the house.

[SOT 5553]

[RUNS16] ((AND I THOUGHT THAT WOULD BE BAD FOR PROPERTY VALUES. SO I ATTENDED THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO PROTEST IT AND EVER SINCE THEN WE'VE NEVER REALLY SPOKEN 03 NOT THAT THERE'S BEEN ANY CONFLICT OR ANYTHING, BUT WE SIMPLY HAVEN'T TALKED.))))

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[LIVE=Myranda/FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Police say they later found bottles of Valium and other drugs inside Shell's studio and his home. They say they also searched some property he and his wife owned in Floyd County, but didn't find anything.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Keith-Shannon /Microwave;]

Keith and Shannon, Shell is currently being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.

[Resource-Officer]


[ANCHOR=shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC36:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke's School Resource Officers have found themselves at the center of recent controversy involving school safety.
Now one of the officers has been reassigned, and critics complain he is being punished for speaking out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Officer Ray Lewis was one of three resource officers assigned to Patrick Henry High School.
After 10 years at the school, he was recently re- assigned.
Patrick Henry Parent Alice Hincker believes he was penalized for sharing his concerns about school violence with a newspaper reporter.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=My personal feeling is he is being]

((ALICE HINCKER/PATRICK HENRY H. S. PARENT; MY PERSONAL FEELING IS HE IS BEING MADE AN EXAMPLE OF, MAYBE IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP OTHER PEOPLE FROM SPEAKING OUT IN THE FUTURE, YOU KNOW THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU SAY WHAT YOU THINK, EVEN IF YOU KNOW IT'S TRUE.))
[SUPER=01-Alice Hincker/Patrick Henry H. S. Parent]
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[OUT Q=even if you know it's true.]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]


We were unable to reach officer Lewis.
Officials with the school system and the Roanoke Police Department would not comment on the story this afternoon.


[L'burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC01:00]
[GRAPHIC=]


Lynchburg police are looking into what might have sparked a shooting that left a woman injured last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night]


Around 11:30, someone fired a shot into a home in the 1200 block of Tenth Street.
21-year-old Carolyn Marie Lowry was inside watching t-v with her daughter when the bullet hit her in the back.
She's listed in satisfactory condition at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police responded to two other calls for shots fired in the neighborhood around the time of the shooting.
No arrests have been made.
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[Colbert]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC1:57:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Salem man is just waking up from the nightmare of being jailed for a crime he didn't commit.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Vater Colbert became]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=04-April 28; :]
[SUPER=01-Vater Colbert/Former Bank Robbery Suspect; :]
[SUPER=01-Kiandre Colbert/Vater's Daughter; :]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Joseph Keaton/Central Baptist Church Pastor; :]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=bring you through.]

(( Vater Colbert became the prime suspect in one of the recent bank robberies in the Roanoke Valley, based largely on a photograph taken by the bank's surveillance camera. NEWS-7 broadcast the picture the day of the robbery at F-N-B on Hershberger. [16:41] ((I DO KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE CALLED AND SAID THE MAN LOOKED LIKE ME, EVEN SOME SAID IT WAS ME. I've got to say there is a physical resemblance. HE'S BIG, AND I'M A BIG GUY. BUT I'M A LOT MORE HANDSOMER THAN HE IS.)) [RUNS:14]
[16:58] ((WHEN I SAW THE PICTURES I KNEW IT WASN'T HIM.)) [RUNS:02] What may have made Colbert an even more likely suspect is his criminal record. He pled guilty to embezzlement last year over a 25-thousand dollar tractor. He was sentenced to ten months of home monitoring. But he had a solid alibi for the day the bank was held up April 28th. [16:46:55] ((I WAS AT WORK. And you could prove it. I WAS AT WORK AND COULD PROVE IT. Seven people said, "Yeah, he was at work?" HE WAS AT WORK.)) [RUNS:05] Nonetheless he was indicted and arrested at work, taken away in handcuffs and jailed until authorities identified a man in Ohio as a suspect. Through it all Colbert's closest friends, his son and daughter stood by him- -along with his pastor. [16:56:30]
((IN OUR PRAYERS HE KEPT SAYING, "LET'S PRAY THAT THE TRUTH WILL PREVAIL.")) [RUNS=:03]


[16:57:15] ((HE KEPT TELLING ME, HE SAID, "GOD WILL BRING YOU THROUGH.")) [RUNS:02]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]

A former minister himself, Reverend Colbert will deliver the message at Reverend Keaton's Central Baptist Church tomorrow night. The message: "And the truth will set you free."

[Gregory-Peck]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC42:49]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A legendary actor who got his start at the Barter Theater has died.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@FILE ; - GET FROM CBS 2:45 PKG ]

87 year old Gregory Peck was honored last week by the American Film Institute - being named the best hero in the history of movies for his role as "Atticus Finch" in "To Kill a Mockingbird".
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/November 1989]

In 1989, fans mobbed the star at the Virginia Festival of Film in Charlottesville where he was being recognized for his contribution to classic films.
[SUPER=03-Abingdon/August 1999; ]

But what many don't know is that he got his start at a small theater in Abingdon.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Ernie Borgnine, Patricia Neal..]

((RICHARD ROSE/BARTER THEATER: ERNIE BORGNINE, PATRICIA NEAL, GREGORY PECK AND KEVIN SPACEY AND TONS AND TONS OF PEOPLE WHO STARTED THEIR CAREERS HERE. BARTER WAS A TRAINING GROUND AND SINCE IT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST REGIONAL THEATERS, IT REALLY WAS A TRAINING GROUND FOR MOST ACTORS CAREERS AT THAT TIME.))
[SUPER=10-Richard Rose/Barter Theater/August 1999; ]
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[OUT Q=at that time]
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[VO-NAT]

Peck was a five time Oscar nominee.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


Veteran newsman David Brinkley also died last night.
He was 82.

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


Some 22-thousand Virginia children are now home-schooled.
When News Seven returns, find out why some parents say that number will keep rising.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And as orders for new home satellite systems skyrocket, companies are scrambling to get the new equipment installed at your home.
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[Sat-TV]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC1:29:51]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A boom in satellite sales may mean jobs for local workers.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Business Reporter Rachel Cannon has the details.
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[IN Q=NATS walking with satellite dish]
[SUPER=03-Vinton; :00]
[SUPER=01-Matt McBride/Ironwood Communications; :13]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :36 QUICK!!]
[SUPER=01-Matt Whitcomb/ACS Home Entertainment President; :48]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; 1:14 QUICK!!]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Roanoke.]

(( [NATS 00:05:44 - WALKING WITH DISH] It's another busy day for this Direct-TV satellite installer. Ever since local channels became available, orders are flooding in.
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[SOT 00:00:31]
[IN Q=we averaged]

((MATT MCBRIDE/IRONWOOD COMMUNICATIONS; WE AVERAGED ABOUT 20 INSTALLS A DAY PRIOR TO THE LOCAL LAUNCHING NOW WE'RE DOING ABOUT A HUNDRED INSTALLS A DAY.))
[OUT Q=a day.]

The jump means Ironwood Communications needs to hire one hundred installers within the next 30-days. They're willing to train people. [NATS 00:06:35 putting satellite together]
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[IN Q=the only]

((MATT MCBRIDE/IRONWOOD COMMUNICATIONS; THE ONLY REQUIREMENTS IS THAT YOU DO HAVE SOME SORT OF A PICK TRUCK , VAN SUV , SOME SORT OF VEHICLE THAT YOU CAN WORK OUT OF THAT YOU DON'T MIND WORKING OUT OF.))
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NATS 00:11:39 "I'M GOING TO CONFERENCE CALL THIS IN." The phones are constantly busy at ACS Home Entertainment. The regional Dish Network retailer is responsible for installs in some 30-counties.
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[IN Q=we have]

((MATT WHITCOMB/ACS HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRESIDENT; WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE UPGRADING THEIR SYSTEMS THAT HAVE TO INCORPORATE THE LOCAL CHANNELS AND THEN WE'RE ACQUIRING NEW SUBSCRIBERS DAILY.))
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A-C-S is looking to hire people with satellite experience and in some cases will train.
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((WE'RE JUST GLAD TO SEE THE BUSINESS AND WE'RE GLAD TO BE ABLE TO WORK SO HARD.))
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Whitcomb expects the hectic pace to continue for at least a few months and even after that, he says business will be up 50-percent. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Winston]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC55:38]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The fate of a Fairfax man charged with killing a Lynchburg couple last year is now in the hands of a jury.
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[VO-NAT]


22-year-old Leon Jermain Winston is one of two men charged with the murders of Anthony and Ronda Robinson in their Sussex Street home in April of 2002.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/April 2002]


Prosecutors say D-N-A and witness testimony positively link Winston to one of the murder weapons.. and a friend of Winston's told police Winston admitted to him he killed the couple.
The jury will begin its deliberations tomorrow morning.
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[Carjacking]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-29 TC01:09]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Three teenagers face charges of abduction, carjacking, robbery and eluding police from an incident last night that started in the parking lot of the Wyndham Hotel in Roanoke.
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[SOT - 00:33]
[IN Q=A 22 year old...]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE SPOKESWOMAN; A 22 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS APPROACHED BY 3 JUVENILES, 2 MALE, 1 FEMALE. THEY APPROACHED HER, STRUCK HER, AND TOOK HER PURSE, AND FORCED HER INTO THE TRUNK OF HER CAR.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokeswoman;]
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[OUT Q=into the trunk of her car.]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Police say the three teenagers then left Roanoke, and went to Campbell County, forcing the woman to withdraw cash from an A-T-M.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The woman escaped at a convenience store on Timberlake Road outside of Lynchburg, where she called for police more than two hours after being abducted. Her car was spotted heading back into Roanoke around 12:30, and after a pursuit through Roanoke and Botetourt Counties, the teenaged suspects were arrested. The victim was treated for minor injuries, the teens were taken to the Roanoke Valley Juvenile Detention Center.

[Dooley-Service]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC3:31:31]
[GRAPHIC=Michael Dooley]


A memorial service for a local soldier killed in Iraq will take place this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]


23 year old Sergeant Michael Dooley was killed Sunday night when gunmen opened fire at a roadblock near the Syrian border.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM this Saturday at the Updike Funeral Home in Bedford.
Dooley's mother also plans to hold a service in his hometown of Pulaski but a place and date have yet to be set.
Dooley will be buried in Pennsylvania.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The bulls have pulled out another win amid mixed economic news. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/13.33/9196.55/x/7.60/1653.62;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW gained 13 points.
NASDAQ rose eight.
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[Home-schoolers]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-18 TC1:24:46]
[GRAPHIC=none]


More and more Virginians are deciding to educate their children at home.
Many of those home-schoolers are in Richmond today for their annual convention.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


More than 22-thousand students in the state are home-schooled.
And that number is going up every year.
Home-educators say they are not surprised that a growing number of parents are seeking the benefits of home-schooling.
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[SOT 13:30:45]
[IN Q=AS A PARENT I SEE]

((BECKY FLORA/FORMER NORTHSIDE HIGH TEACHER: AS A PARENT I SEE I WOULD RATHER MY KIDS LEARN THEIR VALUES FROM ME THEN WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE SCHOOLS.)) ((JACQUELYN PHILLIPS. AS CHRISTIANS WE'RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THE BIBLE'S MANDATE FOR PARENTS TO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN AND WE THINK HOME-SCHOOLING IS A GOOD WAY TO DO THAT.)) ((JEANNE WILSON: I KNOW WE CAN DO A BETER JOB HOME SCHOOLING.))
[SUPER=01-Becky Flora/Former Northside H. S. Teacher; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jacquelyn Phillips/Salem Parent; :08]
[SUPER=01-Jeanne Wilson/Campbell Co. Grandmother; :15 QUICK!!!]
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[OUT Q=BETTER JOB HOME SCHOOLING.]
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[VO-NAT]


Supporters say children educated at home score higher on standardized tests and are more independent learners.
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[Special-Olympics]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm ]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC1:35:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two local athletes are preparing to measure their skills against 7- thousand others.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

31- year- old James Foley of Hardy is one of two athletes from Southwest Virginia competing in the Special Olympics World Games in Dublin, Ireland. He'll be accompanied by nine- year- old Charvay Perdue of Roanoke. The two start the first leg of their journey tomorrow. Their first stop is a host city where they'll relax and take in the sites.
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[SOT 15:17:14:08]
[IN Q=Families in that city]

((NANCY MOREHOUSE/SPECIAL OLYMPICS COORDINATOR: FAMILIES IN THAT CITY ARE GONNA BE HOSTING THE DELEGATION FROM THE USA AND BE TAKING THEM TOURING AROUND THE COUNTRY. SO THEY GET ABOUT A WEEK TO GET ADJUSTED TO IRELAND BEFORE THEY ACTUALLY START WITH THEIR COMPETITION.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Morehouse/Special Olympics Coordinator;]
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[OUT Q=with their competition]
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[VO-NAT]

Both Foley and Perdue will compete about three times in the World Games. Perdue has been a Special Olympics athlete for 22- years and says he's ready to make an appearance in the ultimate competition.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up, Rick Neuheisel is shown the door at Washington, a local baseball product is now a professional, and
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[VO-NAT]


we'll head to Olympia Fields for Round One of the U-S Open.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-145 TC14635]
[GRAPHIC=ACC/Big East]


ACC expansion seems to be held up for the moment, and today published reports say that Florida State has been the catalyst for expansion as early as 2001.
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[VO-NAT]


That's when the Seminoles challenged the league to add Miami or risk losing FSU to the SEC. Since then the school has changed presidents and even though it is a stauch supporter of expansion, the school has given no indication that it would leave if the process was voted down. The ACC's next conference call is set for next week.
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[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-141 TC15752]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]


To the links where low numbers aren't usually the norm at the U-S Open, but with all the rain in Chicago in recent weeks, plenty of folks were firing at the flag today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/ESPN & NBC; :00]


Tiger Woods paced himself this morning. Tiger made an eagle and two bogeys on his way to an even par round of 70.

Justin Leonard had the flat stick working, going on a birdie binge on the back side. Leonard and Jay Don Blake set the early pace at 4-under par after rounds of 66.
But Brett Quigley, made a charge late this afternoon. Quigley fired a smoking 65 and he's your leader at 5-under par.
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[S-Roy]


[ANCHOR=Travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-149 11018tc]
[GRAPHIC=ROY STANLEY]


The second annual Roy Stanley Memorial golf tournament is coming later this month, and this year there is a new twist. Not only do local golfers have a chance to play in the popular captain's choice event on Sunday June 29th, put they also have a chance to play with some real sports royalty. Mike Stevens explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Year; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Bell/Roy Stanley Tournament Director; :30]
[SUPER=@mike2; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

(( The captain's choice portion is filling up quickly for the 29th here at Hanging Rock, but there are still some prime spots open for foursomes on Friday June 27th - that's the day for the first ever Roy Stanley Celebrity event. We have gathered together 18 current and former greats from the athletic world to take part. Most of these celebrities were close friends of Roy's. And you can get to know them as well, by playing right along side them in this unique format. ((BITE FROM MIKE BELL:)) All of the proceeds from both the celebrity and memorial tournaments help fund annual scholarships in Roy's Memory. Last year three students were awarded $1000 dollar grants. If you can't play in the celebrity event - you may want to get autographs from the stars - and they will available from six to seven pm at the golf course. And Fans of Roy and sports memorabilia also need to keep in mind that a very unique auction will take place on that Friday the 27th at 7pm at Hanging Rock. Autographed, authenticated items from the likes of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant will be among the items up for grabs. It all takes place on Friday June 27th at Hanging Rock. Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))


[S-Rick]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-148 TC5709]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA Football]


To the gridiron, where the University of Washington has fired embattled coach Rick Neuheisel.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]


Neuheisel gambled with a neighbor, winning 5 thousand dollars in an NCAA Tournament pool. The 42 year old also lied to the NCAA about his involvement in the pool. Neuheisel says he didn't feel that he violated NCAA rules because it was an informal off campus pool, but the NCAA prohibits coaches from gambling on college sports.
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[S-Jones]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-140 TC15548]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


We finish up with one baseball note. Former William Byrd baseball standout Nick Jones is ready to begin his professional career.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The VCU Ram was drafted in the 11th round last week by the Chicago Cubs and today Jones flew out of the Roanoke Regional Airport heading for Arizona and orientation with the team.
A second baseman, Jones is excited about fulfilling a childhood dream. (-------------------)