[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Fizzling finances may turn the Fourth of July into a dud for workers at a local textile company.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And, doffing the duds creates an unusual summer camp atmosphere for kids. We'll visit Whitetail Park, while the campers are away.
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[Sports-head]


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

In sports, News 7 sports visits with Tech atheltic director Jim Weaver today on the ACC/Big east situation, reports indicate which way Duke and Carolina will go,
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[VO-NAT]


and we will side step our way over to the Roanoke Valley horse show tonight
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


We welcome an official summer weekend with the best chance of sunshine in some time. Details just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]



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[SOT 21:20:11]
[IN Q=OBVIOULSY]

((TIM HALL/DEPUTY COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR; OBVIOUSLY IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO OUR ECONOMIC BASE))
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=economic base.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

One of Henry County's largest employers faces an uncertain future.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Workers at Fieldcrest Mills talk about what losing the company could mean for the area.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Fieldcrest]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-22 TC40:40]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

It's a familiar feeling for Henry County... the fear that a major employer may close up shop because of financial difficulties.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

This time it's Fieldcrest Mills and its parent company Pillowtex.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & RAchel /Newsroom;]

Business Reporter Rachel Cannon joins us with the latest, Rachel? Keith and Shannon, There have been a couple of late breaking developments today on the company's finances.
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]

Pillowtex says it will cancel retirees medical plans at the end of this month to cut costs and the union says the company can't afford to give vacation pay to current employees during the July 4th shutdown. Those are two more reasons local workers are concerned.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Fieldale; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rick Shuler/Fieldcrest Employee; :11 QUICK!]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/November 2001; :15]
[SUPER=01-Tim Hall/Deputy County Administrator; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Porter/PHCC Dean of Student Services; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Karen Goins/Trade Act Student; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=IT'S A CHALLENGE.]

(( Rick Shuler is one of about a thousand employees at the Fieldcrest textile plant. He's no stranger to recent rumors that it may shut down.
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[SOT 21:29:02]
[IN Q=it would be]

((RICK SHULER/FIELDCREST EMPLOYEE; IT WOULD BE HARD FOR THE EMPLOYEES AND PLUS YOU KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY BUSINESS IT WOULD DEVASTATE THEM.))
[OUT Q=THEM]

Henry County knows devastation. One by one they've lost employers in the region, making it one of the hardest hit in the state. Officials are hoping Fieldcrest isn't next.
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[SOT 21:20:30]
[IN Q=the community ]

((TIM HALL/DEPUTY COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR; THE COMMUNITY IS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT IT OBVIOUSLY A THOUSAND WORKERS A VERY BIG PART OF OUR TAX BASE LIES IN THAT PLANT.))
[OUT Q=in that plant]

The plant's parent company, Pillowtex, is having financial difficulties. Right now they're considering selling or filing for bankruptcy. A company spokesman says THIS IS A VERY LAYERED AND COMPLEX BUSINESS AND THIS PROCESS TAKES A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF TIME, WE DO NOT HAVE A DEFINITIVE OUTCOME NOR DO WE HAVE A TIMETABLE.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:20:17]
[IN Q=as far as]

((TIM HALL/DEPUTY COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR; AS FAR AS THE FIELDALE PLANT WE'VE BEEN TOLD THAT IT'S PROFITABLE AND RUNNING AND ANTICIPATES CONTINUING TO RUN AS FAR AS WE CAN SEE.))
[OUT Q=we can see.]

Workers are taking it day by day. While others like Patrick Henry Community College look to the future and are prepared to step in and help. The college re-trains laid off workers for new careers.
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[SOT 21:35:05]
[IN Q=it's a new]

((JEFF PORTER/PHCC DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES; IT'S A NEW ADVENTURE FOR THEM AND THEY PICK UP ON IT VERY QUICK ALTHOUGH ON THE ON-SET THEY'RE A LITTLE BIT SCARED.))
[OUT Q=BIT SCARED.]

Karen Goins worked in textiles for years before being cut. Now she's studying medical transcription.
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[SOT 21:46:37]
[IN Q=IT'S EXCITING]

((KAREN GOINS/TRADE ACT STUDENT; IT'S EXCITING AND IT'S JUST LIKE ITS BEEN 25-YEARS SINCE I'VE BEEN IN SCHOOL SO IT'S A CHALLENGE.))
[OUT Q=a challenge.]))
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Newsroom]

It's a challenge Fieldcrest workers MAY have to take if the plant closes. But Keith and Shannon, one major thing the plant has going for it is that IT IS profitable.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Rachel /Newsroom;]

For that reason, if there is a sale, people are hopeful the location will continue running

[Henry-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Keith ]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jwa]
[TAPE#=03-28 TC06:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]


As many as five schools could close under plans for consolidation in Henry County.
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[VO-NAT]


Four plans have been submitted by the school board.
And all include the closing of Fieldale, Figsboro, and Spencer-Penn Elementary Schools.
One plan adds Ridgeway Elementary School to that list, while another includes Bassett Middle School.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Director of Human Resources Charles Preston says that each closing would save an average of 250,000 dollars.
The board will hold a forum next Thursday from 2-7 p.m. at Fieldale-Collinsville High School for anyone wishing to offer suggestions.

[Financial-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=03-18 TC1:33:19]
[GRAPHIC=none]

On the college front, the cost of higher education always seems to be going up. But in Virginia, state funding is not.
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=@file]

The General Assembly's goal is for the state is to cover half of the estimated student need. But a report released yesterday found financial aid money for the budget year starting July First will only cover about 36-percent of the demand. The study also found that the average cost at a four year school for undergraduates will be nearly eleven-thousand dollars for the upcoming year.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


They have plenty of waterand plenty of equipment. Still ahead on News 7, see how some floating firefighters are tyring to make sure plenty of Smith Mountain Lake residents know they're available.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Plus the wet weather has left plenty of overgrown lots. The city of Roanoke has a new plan to combat combat them... one that will cost owners.
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[Weeds]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jwa]
[TAPE#=03-27 TC10:24]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


If you live in Roanoke City and fail to mow your lawn, you could be out a lot of green.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Intern Reporter Justin Ward has details on the city's latest move to cut back weeds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats lawn mower]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :04]
[SUPER=01-Barry Stacy/Roanoke City Weed Coordinator; :14]
[SUPER=19-Justin Ward; :39]
[SUPER=01-Estelle McCadden/Melrose Rugby Neighborhood Forum; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=Ward, News 7, Roanoke.]
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[SOT on tape #2]

((NATS LAWN MOWER)) [RUNS:03]
On the off chance it's not raining, lawn mowers in Roanoke are working overtime.
But these guys aren't mowing their own lawns.
They're city contractors...cutting lawns that property owners have let grow out of control.
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[SOT 00:07:19 on tape #1]

((BARRY STACY/ROANOKE CITY WEED COORDINATOR: WE'VE RECEIVED PROBABLY THIS YEAR, MORE CALLS THAN I CAN REMEMBER IN THE LAST FIVE OR SIX YEARS. COMPLAINTS REGARDING OVERGROWN PROPERTY.)) [RUNS:09]
A phone call from your neighbor is all it takes to find yourself in a potentially costly situation.
If warnings are ignored and the city has to mow your lawn, you can expect a bill for about 230 dollars.
City officials say that despite the record-setting rainfall last month, it's still your job to keep up your lawn.


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[SOT 00:19:34 on tape #1]

((JUSTIN WARD/REPORTING: IN JANUARY, ROANOKE CITY PASSED AN ORDINANCE THAT REQUIRES PROPERTY OWNERS TO KEEP WEEDS BELOW TEN INCHES. IF THEY GROW HIGHER, AS THESE WEEDS HAVE, THAT'S WHEN THERE'S A PROBLEM.)) [RUNS:10]
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[SOT on tape #2]

((NATS SIGN GOING UP)) [RUNS:02]
And it's a problem that's being handled in a new way by the city, who's making sure there's no question who's breaking its laws.
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[SOT 00:04:45 on tape #1]

((BARRY STACY/ROANOKE CITY WEED COORDINATOR: THE NEW SIGNS BASICALLY MAKES EVERYONE MORE AWARE. AND IT ALLOWS NEIGHBORS TO NOT HAVE TO GUESS OR THINK OF WHETHER THE CITY IS WORKING ON TRYING TO GET THAT VIOLATION CORRECTED.)) [RUNS:10]
Although they're brand new, the signs are already a hit with neighborhood leaders.
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[SOT 00:09:53 on tape #1]

((ESTELLE MCCADDEN/PRESIDENT, MELROSE RUGBY NEIGHBORHOOD FORUM: HOPEFULLY THIS WILL DETER YOU FROM LETTING IT GET ABOVE TEN INCHES TALL AND WILL TRY TO KEEP YOUR YARD MORE MANICURED.)) [RUNS:08]
So the next time it's nice outside, if you don't mow your lawn...
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[SOT on tape #2]

((NATS LAWN MOWER)) [RUNS:02]
...you might hear from these guys.
Justin Ward, News 7, Roanoke.))


[Cheney-Richmond]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Dick Cheney]


Vice President Dick Cheney is heading to Richmond for a campaign fund-raiser next week. Organizers hope Monday's event at the Jefferson Hotel will raise half a million dollars for the Bush-Cheney re-election effort. Tickets are one-thousand dollars each.

[Nudist-camp]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-25 TC43:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It probably sounds like a nightmare to some parents: a naked summer camp for boys and girls.
There are only three of them in the country. One is right here in Virginia.
Organizers say it's nothing but good clean fun.
Meghan Muldoon reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=AT THE YOUTH SUMMER CAMP AT]
[SUPER=03-Southampton Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Roche/Nudist Park Mgr.; :14]
[SUPER=01-Judy Grisham/Camp Coordinator; :49]
[SUPER=01-Steve Vickers/Camp Counselor; :55 ]
[SUPER=01-Amanda Williamson/Camp Counselor; 1:14]
[SUPER=@Meghan1; :1:20]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=MM, NEWS 7, IVOR]

(( At the youth summer camp at Whitetail Park in eastern Virginia, the dress code is the same for volleyball as it is for skinny-dipping.
That's because these campers do everything with nothing on.
[SOT 11:23:47]
[IN Q=WE HAVE THE SAME TYPE OF]

((BOB ROCHE/PARK MANAGER: WE HAVE THE SAME TYPE OF PROGRAMS THAT YOU MIGHT FIND OUT A CHURCH CAMP MAYBE A FEW DIFFERENT ONES THAT YOU WOULDN'T FIND LIKE THE PUDDING TOSS WHERE THEY THROW PUDDING AT EACH OTHER THEN WASH DOWN AT THE HOSE. WE DO THAT HERE.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=WE DO THAT HERE.]


Nudists say a growing number of Americans are choosing to vacation in their birthday suits.
This camp is the third program in the country to open up for kids who strip down.
Security is tight and the background checks thorough.
Organizers say the kind of things you expect to occur when you throw naked adolescents together, just doesn't happen in the nudist community.
[SOT :30:31]
[IN Q=THEY'VE BEEN AROUND]

((JUDY GRISHAM/CAMP COORDINATOR: THEY'VE BEEN AROUND NUDE ADULTS, NUDE KIDS, NUDE TEENAGERS. THEY DON'T HAVE THAT PROBLEM.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=HAVE THAT PROBLEM.]
[SOT :32:47]
[IN Q=I WENT TO A CHRISTIAN SUMMER]

((STEVE VICKERS/CAMP COUNSELOR: I WENT TO A CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP AND TWO GIRLS WENT HOME PREGNANT AND I'VE NEVER SEEN PEOPLE KISS HERE. )) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=SEEN PEOPLE KISS HERE.]


Nudists say their camps offer teenagers benefits others don't because they help promote a healthy body image during a crucial and vulnerable time.
[SOT 11:31:45]
[IN Q=BEING OUT HERE IT]

((STEVE VICKERS: BEING OUT HERE IT MAY ME REALIZE THAT NOBODY IS PERFECT AND NOBODY EXPECTS YOU TO BE. SO I ACCEPTED MYSELF. )) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=.ACCEPTED MYSELF.]



[SOT :34:31]
[IN Q=YOU'RE NOT JUDGED HERE]

((AMANDA WILLIAMSON/NUDE COUNSELOR: YOU'RE NOT JUDGED HERE YOU'RE NOT STEREOTYPED IN ANY WAY. THAT'S THE MAIN THING I LIKE ABOUT IT.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=I LIKE ABOUT IT.]



NUDISTS SAY THEIR SUMMER CAMP IS JUST LIKE ANY OTHER EXCEPT FOR ONE THING. THEY USE MORE SUNSCREEN. Meghan Muldoon, NEWS 7, IVOR))

[Stocks]


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


Warnings of a possible terrorist attack against U-S assets in Kenya took the steam out of Wall Street today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/21.22/9200.75/y/3.61/1645.03;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW gained 21 points.
NASDAQ lost four.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=274-i/0.40/6.30/h/0.31/60.17/h/1.10/41.21/i/0.12/41.15/i/0.23/54.26;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]

[SML-Fireboats]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-23 TC31:07]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


It's one of only two lakes in the country with its own fire department.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But firefighters say many people at Smith Mountain Lake don't know about them...
[ANCHOR=Keith ]
[SS=None]

until they come to their rescue.
Marya Jones has a firsthand look.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS hoses spraying]
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Gautier/Fire Chief; :14]
[SUPER=01-Tom Lovegrove/Fire Company Chairman; :29]
[SUPER=01-Chris Slemp/Franklin Co. Public Safety Director; :50 QUICK!]
[SUPER=@Marya1; :55]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Tuck/Moneta Fire Chief; 1:11 QUICK!]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=MJN7.]
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[SOT 40:53]

((NATS: HOSES SPRAYING IN AN ARC OVER FIREFIGHTER.)) [RUNS:02]
If only every firefighter could have it so good.
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[SOT 40:16]

((NATS: CLOSE UP OF HOSE SPRAYING.)) [RUNS:01]
A limitless water supply, hoses that spray 500 gallons a minute, and a fire engine that never leaves Smith Mountain Lake.
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[SOT 59:53]

((JACK GAUTIER/SML FIRE CHIEF: I'D SAY THIS IS THE TOP OF THE LINE. YOU GET TO ENJOY YOURSELF OUT ON THE WATER, PLUS GET TO HELP PEOPLE EVERY WEEKEND. )) [RUNS:06]
For the 60 volunteers of the lake's Marine Fire and Rescue company, it's all in a day's work.
But the workload gets bigger all the time.
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[SOT 29:47]

((TOM LOVEGROVE/CHRMN. SML FIRE DEPT.: THE LAKE IS GROWING AT AN UNPRECEDENTED RATE AND OUR CALL VOLUMES KEEP GOING UP, EVEN IN THE SUMMER WHEN WE HAVE PRETTY TERRIBLE WEATHER.)) [RUNS:07]
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[SOT]

((NATS BOATS.)) [RUNS:01]
Members fight fires, save boaters in trouble and take care of dangerous debris.
Nearly 230 calls in a year and a half.
Eight fireboats stationed all around the lake are always at the ready.
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[SOT 25:28]

((CHRIS SLEMP/FRANKLIN CO. PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR: ANYTHING THAT HAPPENS ON THE LAKE AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT, THEY'RE RIGHT OUT HERE.)) [RUNS:05]
(///// SOT /////)

[SU 57:22] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: IN ADDITION TO BEING FIREFIGHTERS AND PARAMEDICS, THESE GUYS HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO HANDLE A BOAT AND GET AROUND SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE. WITH 500 MILES OF SHORELINE TO COVER, THEY HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO GET THERE IN A HURRY.
)) [RUNS:10]
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[SOT]

((NATS: BOATS ROARING BY.)) [RUNS:02]
They sometimes beat firefighters that have to get there on land.
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[SOT 21:51]

((RICKY TUCK/MONETA FIRE CHIEF: THEY'RE ABLE TO ACCESS SOME AREAS THAT TAKE US A LITTLE LONGER TO GET TO. )) [RUNS:03]
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[SOT]

((NATS: BOATS.)) [RUNS:01]
The boats get homeowners and businesses next to the lake a 10 to 30 percent break on their insurance. [shot of all four boats spraying at 1:06:22]
And firefighters are aiming high to keep the benefits flowing. MJN7.))

[Sports tease]


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


Will the Winston be back at Lowes Motor Speedway now that Nextel has taken over NASCAR as chief sponsor, words from former UVa linbacker Shannon Taylor, does he want the Hokies in the ACC
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[VO-NAT]


and words from Virginia Tech atheltic director Jim Weaver on the latest ACC/Big East develpoments.
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[S-Tech]


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


With Virginia Tech back in play, the ACC has virtually assured itself of some form of conference expansion.

[DOUBLE BOXES= Travis/BAM;]


Travis Wells has been in Blacksburg most of the day and checks in now with the latest.
[LIVE= Travis/FULL]
[SUPER=@travis1]


Steve, the ACC Presidents have scheduled a conference call for Saturday morning, presumably to further discuss inviting the Hokies to join the league along with Miami, Boston College, and Syracuse, and to schedule a site visit. But the folks in Blacksburg say that's news to them. ((ROLLCUE:...))
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jim Weaver/Virginia Tech Athletic Director; :10]
[SUPER=@Allen; :37]
[RUNS=:49]
[OUT Q=one of those conferences."]
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[LIVE=Travis /FULL]


Sources have also indicated that it's possible that Duke and/or North Carolina would be willing to vote yes for a 12 team league, which would leave Tech out in the cold again.
[DOUBLE BOXES= /BAM;]


Steve, we'll have the latest information on this ever changing story throughout the weekend.

[S-Taylor]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-142]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


It appears the main thrust behind Tech being possibly invited to the ACC is coming out of Charlottesville and UVa president John Casteen.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File; :00]


The idea of Tech joining its cross state rival in the same conference is nothing new to UVa graduate and former Cavalier linebacker Shannon Taylor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Shannon Taylor/Houston Texans Lienbacker; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=...about it"]
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[S-Qualify]


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


Winston Cup drivers began qualifying for the Dodge/Save Mart 350 at the Infineon 11 turn road course in Sonoma, California at six. Complete results of qualifying for the 16th race of the season tonight at 11.

[S-Winston]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-141]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


In the aftermath of yesterdays announcement that NEXTEL is taking over as Winston Cup's title sponsor Lowes Motor Speedway president Humpy Wheeler expects NASCAR's annual all-star race will return to his track next season.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00]

But the speedway president says after that, it's anyone's guess. Wheeler thinks Nextel wouldn't want to incur the wrath of fans by moving the Winston out of the Charlotte area. The existence of The Winston was written into NASCAR's contract with current series sponsor R-J Reynolds Tobacco. NASCAR says it will co-sponsor the event with Nextel next season, but left its location unresolved.
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[S-Horse]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-139 1:59:00]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


The Roanoke Valley Horse Show features an Olympic hopeful this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Lynn Jendrowski is a dressage rider, which focusses on an extremely special communication between horse and rider.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lynn Jendrowski/Olympic Dressage Hopeful; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=.......which we ride to music"]
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[VO-NAT]


Lynn's ultimate goal is to make it to the Olympics. Jendrowski is a United States Dressage Federation silver and bronze medalist. She suffered a tremendous loss two years ago when she lost a grand prix horse that Lynn had been working with for 13 years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=.....now]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...upper level"]
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[RR-Plate]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=cda]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC43:24]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A lasting reminder of Roanoke's railroad heritage can soon be bolted to your bumpers.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]

[NO SUPER] A new state license plate features the 6-11, the famous steam engines produced right here in Roanoke. The National Railway Historical Society's Roanoke Chapter led efforts for a plate to honor the region's railroading history. But before the plates could be stamped, supporters needed to gather enough steam.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:1:00]
[IN Q=The way this is]

((BILL ARNOLD/NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: THE WAY THIS IS SET UP IS THE DMV ALLOWS YOU THREE YEARS TO SECURE 350 VALID APPLICATIONS FOR INSTATE AUTOMOBILES.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Arnold/National Railway Historical Society]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=applications for instate automobiles]
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[VO-NAT]

439 applications and three years later, the plates will be available in a month or two. People who have not registerd for a plate yet can sign up in September. The 611 is housed in the Virginia Museum of Transportation. (------------)