[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

Coming up on News 7 --

It could be weeks before one Bedford County neighborhood recovers from recent flooding.
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[VO-NAT]


and one local man says anyone can be a father but not everyone can be a dad --and that's what he's striving to be for his daughter.
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[Sports-head]


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Tonight in sports, the US Open is in the stretch run, we'll preview the upcoming Appy League season, and
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[VO-NAT]


there were a record 9 cautions at Michigan today. We'll let you know who survived to win the Sirius 400.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent]
[SS=None]


Another afternoon of showers and storms. Some producing impressive rainfall amounts. More rain is on the way. I'll have the details in the 7-day planner.
[ANCHOR=Joy 3-shot]

News 7 at 6 starts now.

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[SOT 10:25:49:00]
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((GODFREY MACIOROWSKI/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: WE'VE ALWAYS HAD LEAKS IN THERE BUT MY FLOOR WAS NEARLY COMPLETELY COVERED IN WATER.))
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Bedford County residents attempt to clean up after last night's flooding, but more rainy weather is in the forecast.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]


Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton in for Teresa Hamilton.

[Flood-Aftermath]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC-1:33:54]
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Last night the Goodview area of Bedford County was pounded with rain. Today residents tried to dig themselves out and rebuild what was destroyed. Jennifer Wishon reports.
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[SUPER=01-Richard Maciorowski/Bedford County Resident; :08]
[SUPER=01-Bernice Maciorowski/Bedford County Resident; :33]
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[SUPER=01-Brenda Burks/Bedford County Resident; 1:03]
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((NATS OF TRACTOR))
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Bedford County residents awoke Sunday morning curious to see the aftermath of Saturday night's flooding.
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[SOT 10:22:54:20]
[IN Q=As far as I can]

((RICHARD MACIOROWSKI/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: AS FAR AS WE CAN TELL, TWO BOATS, A WHOLE BUNCH OF PATIO TYPE FURNITURE AND MY SONS CAR JUST DECIDED TO TAKE OFF.))
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[OUT Q=to take off]

The Maciorowskis live on Beaver Dam Creek. They've seen the high water before, but Saturday they looked on in amazement as their front yard was transformed into a lake within a matter of minutes. Their amazement grew as their belongings drifted away with the current.
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[SOT 10:29:15:06]
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((BERNICE MACIOROWSKI/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: WE COULD DO NOTHING EXCEPT WATCH THEM FLOAT AWAY ONE BY ONE, AND THEN THE CAR WENT AND OF COURSE ALL THE FURNITURE WENT FIRST OFF.))
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((BERNICE MACIOROWSKI/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: WE KNOW THAT THERE ARE SOME PIECES OF OUR FURNITURE THAT WE CAN ACTUALLY GET TO IN THE RIVER THAT WE'RE GOING TO SEE IF WE CAN PADDLE AND GET THOSE BACK.))
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[SOT 10:50:32:08]
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: THIS BRIDGE HERE ON FISHMAN'S COVE ROAD IS THE ONLY ACCESS RESIDENTS HAVE TO THEIR HOMES.
SATURDAY NIGHT THEY WERE STRANDED ON EITHER SIDE FOR HOURS AS THE CREEK ROSE NEARLY FOUR FEET ABOVE THE BRIDGE.))
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The heavy rain turned Don and Brenda Burks' back yard into a mud slide.
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[SOT 10:40:50:20]
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((BRENDA BURKS/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: WE HAD A FEW TREES SLIDE DOWN ROOTS FIRST AND A LOT OF MUD.))
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A couple of their phone lines were also downed, but they consider themselves fortunate.
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((BRENDA BURKS/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: MY HUSBAND HAPPENS TO OWN A BACK HOE AND TRACTOR SO WE'RE LUCKY IN THAT WE CAN CLEAN UP OURSELVES AND GET EVERYTHING OUT OF THE WAY SO I IMAGINE THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS WILL BE VERY CLEAN UP INTENSIVE.))
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Less than a mile away Buck Mountain Road became the latest private road in the county to fall victim to a wash- out. ((More Nats of the tractor)) Back at the Burks' home the clean up process will most likely take a while. But they say they'd rather deal with the storm's aftermath than live anywhere else. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Bedford County.))

[Road-Closing]


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Flooding caused a number of roads to be closed over night. V-Dot is reporting that all roads have now re- opened except for Route 757 in Bedford County and officials say it will be closed until next week.
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[TAKE VDOT PHONE FS] If you have any questions about roads in your area, you can call the Virginia Department of Transportation hotline at 1-800-367-ROAD.
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[Rain-benefits]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=6]
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All this wet weather may be bad for your weekend plans but it's great news for the environment.
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State officials say the record level of precipitation is improving Virginia's air quality.
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If the wet weather continues, officials say Virginians can expect FEWER high ozone days this summer.
They say the rainy days have also pushed groundwater levels back up to normal levels which will provide a nice cushion in case the now-forgotten drought returns.
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[Warden-Hit]


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A Department of Game and Inland Fisheries official suffered a broken leg and a concussion after being hit by an A-T-V near Leesville Lake yesterday afternoon. Officials say Lieutenant Ron Henry was launching a patrol boat when he saw a juvenile riding an A-T-V on Marina Road. Authorities say Henry tried to flag him down, but was struck. The juvenile sped away but was caught a short time later. Charges are pending.

[Nunn]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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Patrick County's emergency managment coordinator drowned yesterday at a North Carolina beach. Authorities say 53 year Floyd Nunn was swimming when was pulled underwater by riptides.
An autospy on Nunn is scheduled for tomorrow. He was Patrick County's emergency managment coordinator for six years.

This is the second drowing in a week at the Oak Island beaches.


[Fathers-Day]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=jwa]
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Since 1966, the third Sunday in June has been a time to honor dad.
Today as families celebrate Father's Day, Intern Reporter Justin Ward sat down with one dad who's learning the tools he needs to do the job right.
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[IN Q=Not just anyone]
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[SUPER=01-Tracy Flanigan/Father; :25]
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[SUPER=01-Demi Flanigan/Daughter; 1:28]
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((
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((NOT JUST ANYONE CAN BE A FATHER. IT TAKES COURAGE. IT TAKES PATIENCE. IT TAKES KIDS. HE-HE-HE. HAPPY FATHER'S DAY.))
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For Tracy Flanigan and daughter Demi, Father's Day is a bit more special this year.
That's because the family is also celebrating Tracy's graduation from Father's at Work.
It's a program that finds jobs for low-income dads who want to play active roles in their children's lives.
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((TRACY FLANIGAN/FATHER: ANYBODY CAN BE A FATHER. THE HARD PART IS BEING A DAD, OR DADDY AS I LIKE TO BE CALLED.))
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Two years ago, Tracy moved to Roanoke to enroll in the program and to be closer to his daughter.
He says it's the best move he's ever made and the statistics agree.
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((JUSTIN WARD/REPORTING: NEARLY FORTY PERCENT OF CHILDREN HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THEIR BIOLOGICAL FATHERS, BUT THESE DADS SAY THEY'RE DETERMINED NOT TO BECOME PART OF THAT STATISTIC.))
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((TRACY FLANIGAN/FATHER: I KNEW AT A YOUNG AGE THAT I DIDN'T HAVE A FATHER, BUT I WASN'T GOING TO LET THAT HAPPEN TO MY KIDS.))
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John Morris heads up Fathers at Work.
Since it began, he's seen over two hundred fathers come through the program.
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((JOHN MORRIS/FATHERS AT WORK: THERE'S A MYTH OUT THERE THAT YOUNG DADS COULD CARE LESS ABOUT THEIR KIDS, BUT THESE GUYS ARE PROVING IT. THEY'RE COMING INTO THE PROGRAM. WE EXPECT A LOT OUT OF THEM. WE RAISE THE BAR VERY HIGH.))
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With a strong desire and a little patience, Morris says graduates of the program work full time and pay child support regularly.
And kids like Tracy's daughter Demi say that every little bit counts when it comes to being a good dad.
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((DEMI FLANIGAN/DAUGHTER: LET'S SAY THEY'RE OFF WORK ONE DAY AND THEIR KID'S GOT A TEACHER WORK DAY OR SOMETHING. OR IF THEY CAN EAT LUNCH WITH THEIR CHILD. THEY SHOULD TRY TO DO AS MUCH AND TRY TO SPEND AS MUCH TIME WITH THEIR CHILD AS THEY CAN.))
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For now, Tracy's done being a student and ready to be a teacher.
Because of Father's at Work, Tracy's now working with kids at Head Start.
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((BREATHING FOR HIS SCRAP. SCRAPE. SCRAPE.))
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And from the looks of things, the transition may end up being a smooth one.
Justin Ward, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=NONE]

Still ahead on the newscast, recent rains may mean more mosquitoes,
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[VO-NAT]

and also, officials at the Transportation Museum celebrate the return of a piece of Roanoke's locomotive history. We'll have that and much more ahead on News 7 at 6.
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[Health-Review]


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[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jsu]
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In health review,
Health officials say all the recent rains could help spread the West Nile Virus.
And Virginia has regulations in place that could reduce the risk of a monkeypox outbreak in the state.
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Health officials believe all the rain could increase the mosquito population because they will have more places to breed. That could mean an increased presence of the West Nile Virus because mosquitos transfer the virus to humans.
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[IN Q=As soon as the rain stops]

(( AS SOON AS THE RAIN STOPS FOR A WEEK, THEN WE KNOW THE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE OF THE MOSQUITO WILL TAKE HOLD AND WITH ALL THE RAIN AND CONTAINERS AROUND WE'RE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THE NUMBER OF MOSQUITOS THIS SUMMER)) [RUNS15]
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So far the virus has not been detected in the Roanoke Valley -- but health officials plan to soon start mosquitos surveillance.
They say citizens can do there part by eliminating standing water around their homes. Mosquitos can breed in a little as a teaspoon of water. Also if you think you have a mosquito problem or find a suspicious dead bird contact your local health department.
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In other news, The government has banned the sale of prairie dogs due to the recent outbreak in several states of the moneypox virus. Officials believe pet prairie dogs have been spreading the virus. Virginia already has regulations in place that prohibit pet stores from selling prairie dogs. But even still one Virginia Tech Professor says there are ways to protect yourself.
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[IN Q=It moves from rodent to rodent]

((IT MOVES FROM RODENT TO RODENT BUT IF A HUMAN IS NOT TOUCHING THE RODENT OR DOESN'T GET VERY CLOSE TO IT OR DOESN'T GET SCRATCHED. THEN THE DISEASE WILL NOT BE SPREADING FORM THE RODENT TO THE HUMAN BEING)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=to the human being]

And Toth says the good news is that the virus typically doesn't not spread from person to person. That's health review I'm Joy Sutton. ))


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The "Mercedes of Steam" received a special homecoming this weekend.
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((NATS OF SINGING.))
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The "Buckingham Lining Bar Gang" provided appropriate entertainment for the 12-18's return to the city. The Norfolk and Western steam locomotive was built in Roanoke in 1943.
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((GARY BALLARD/1218 CREW MEMBER: THIS IS A REAL BIG PIECE OF HISTORY. IF PARIS HAS THE EIFFEL TOWER AND NEW YORK HAS THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, ROANOKE HAS TRAINS AND THIS BEING BUILT HERE AND YOU STILL HAVE PEOPLE WHO SURVIVE TO THIS DAY WHO USED TO OPERATE IT SO THIS IS A REAL COG IN ROANOKE'S HISTORY.))
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During World- War- Two the 12-18 pulled entire troop divisions. Ballard says the steam engine was a favorite of Photographer O. Winston Link. The 12-18 has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
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[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=NONE]

Still ahead on the newscast, more rain is in store for the beginning of the week. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

but before that we'll meet a Floyd County woman who has been promoting literacy for years, and is now getting some national recognition.
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[Floyd-Volunteer]


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One Floyd County volunteer has been reading to kids for decades, but now her name is being read around the country. Myranda Stephens has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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((Pat Boothe had never even heard of the magazine Country Living, that is before her name was entered into one of its contests.
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[RUNS04] ((I DIDN'T KNOW THERE WAS A COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE I'M SORRY TO SAY 44)) Participants of this year's Country Living "Comfort Contest" were individuals who've made a difference in their community through outstanding volunteer work. The winner received five thousand dollars to donate to their charity or organization.
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[RUNS04] ((AND WHEN I READ ALL THE RULES AND REGULATIONS I THOUGHT OF PAT 51)) Boothe formed a local chapter of the Reading is Fundamental program or RIF in 1993. Each year, RIF volunteers read and distribute books to children throughout the county, in an effort to promote literacy. The program has been a success ever since.
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[RUNS10] ((THE FIRST YEAR WE GAVE 108 BOOKS AND THIS YEAR WE GAVE 2, 199 BOOKS SO WE'VE COME A LONG WAY BABY (LAUGHS) 2510))
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[RUNS11][TRY TO COVER UP FIRST PART OF BITE!!!] ((PAT HAS DONE SO MUCH WITH RIF AND BROUGHT THE RIF PROGRAM TO FLOYD AND HAS WORKED SO HARD AND HAS DONE SUCH A GREAT JOB WITH THE KIDS AND DELIVERING BOOKS TO THE CHILDREN. I JUST KNEW WE HAD A CHANCE IN A RURAL COUNTY WITH A COUNTRY MAGAZINE 55)) And indeed they did. Out of 700 entries, Boothe was chosen as one of five runner ups. They each received a quilt and was featured in last month's issue, along with the grand prize winner, a welfare worker from New Jersey.
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[RUNS10] ((I WAS KIND OF SURPRISED THAT WE WON. I KNOW SHE HAD THOUGHT WE WOULD WIN SOMETHING, BUT I REALLY WANTED THE FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. LAUGHS 1413)) Boothe has decided NOT to keep her quilt. Instead she's going to have it auctioned off at this year's Floyd County Arts and Crafts festival and donate the money to RIF. It's the kind of thing you'd expect from a woman who's spent most of her life putting others before herself. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Floyd.))


[Sports tease]


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Coming up, Kurt Busch becomes the first three time Nascar winner of 2003, the Spurs will try to cut down the Nets tonight in San Antone, and
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[VO-NAT]


we'll check in on the Pulaski Blue Jays on the eve of the Appalachian League opener.
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[S-Race]


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Long green flag runs are usually typical at the Michigan International Speedway, but in this afternoon's Sirius 400, yellow was a popular color with a record 9 cautions in the Father's Day race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/Fox Sports; :00]


For the second straight week, Ken Schrader got caught up in an early wreck. Schrader was the meat in the sandwich between Steve Park and Ricky Rudd. Park bumped Schrader setting off a chain reaction bringing out the day's first caution flag. Rudd and Wood Brothers have now finished 33rd or worse in four of the last five races.
At lap 37, Ryan Newman blew an engine and the Alltell ride erupted in flames. Newman was finally able to get the car stopped and escape unharmed.
Later Greg Biffle ran out of real estate and got nudged by Ricky Craven to slow things down again.
Then with 10 laps left Todd Bodine brought out the final caution, setting up a 5 lap shootout to the checkers.
Kurt Busch pulled away from Bobby Labonte for his first Michigan win and his third this season.
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[SUPER=0106-1. Kurt Busch//2. Bobby Labonte//3. Jeff Gordon//4. Matt Kenseth//5. Michael Waltrip//;]
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[SUPER=0106-6. Sterling Marlin//7. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//8. Tony Stewart//9. Mark Martin//10. Terry Labonte//;]
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[SUPER=0106-11. Jeff Burton//12. Rusty Wallace//13. Jeremy Mayfield//14. Jamie McMurray//15. Ricky Craven//;]
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[SUPER=0106-16. Jimmie Johnson//17. Elliott Sadler//18. Kevin Harvick//19. Jack Sprague//20. Casey Mears//;]
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[SUPER=0106-21. Joe Nemechek//22. Robby Gordon//23. Mike Wallace//24. Bill Elliott//25. Kenny Wallace//;]
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[S-Open]


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[WRITER=twe]
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[GRAPHIC=US Open Golf]


With most of the top contenders fading fast, the 103rd US Open is turning into a two man race between Jim Furyk, in search of his first major, and Australian Stephen Leaney, a member of the European Tour. Right now the duo is through 9 holes. Furyk stands at 11 under and is cruising. Leaney is still in the hunt at 6 under par. Highlights are on the way at 11.

[S-Baseball]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-140 TC15823]
[GRAPHIC=Hillcats]


The Lynchburg Hillcats claimed the first half Northern Division title in the Carolina League this afternoon with a 4 to 2 win over Kinston. The Hillcats assured themselves of a post season spot by pounding out 11 hits against the Indians.
The Salem Avalanche will wrap up the first half tonight in Myrtle Beach. [Take Baseball OTS]
The Appalachian League season gets underway tomorrow night for teams in Danville, Martinsville, and Pulaski, where there's a new affiliation this season with the Toronto Blue Jays.
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[OUT Q=it's first class."]
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The Blue Jays will open up on Monday at Martinsville while the Danville Braves will get things started on the road in Burlington.

[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-137 TC14406]
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, ON/WGN; :00]


Pulaski's parent club got two dingers this afternoon off the bat of rookie Reed Johnson--one in the first inning

[SUPER=35-Chicago/4/Toronto/5/;]

and this walk off job in the bottom of the tenth. The Jays beat the Cubs 5 to 4, to take two of three from Chicago.
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[S-Finals]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-144]
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The New Jersey Nets will try to extend the NBA season by one more game tonight in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. San Antonio is gunning for its 2nd title in the past five years and the task of winning two games on the Spurs home court is a daunting one for the Nets.
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[SUPER=01-Byron Scott/Nets Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Richard Jefferson/Nets Forward; :16]
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