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Coming up on News 7-
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The man authorities believe was the get-away driver in a Charlotte County bank robbery is now custody. U-S forces have discovered the bodies of two soldiers missing in Iraq. And a British explorer is trying to prove he's not just full of hot air.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

Plus a warm up is in store for the beginning of the week. News 7 is next.

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Charlotte County authorities arrest the alleged getaway driver from yesterday's bank robbery that ended in a police shootout.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens, in for Teresa Hamilton.

[Bank-Robbery]


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Charlotte County authorities say a man from Ohio is responsible for yesterday's bank robbery and high speed chase. They've also arrested another man believed to be the get- away driver. 26- year- old Lonnie R. Russell from Ohio was shot and killed by authorities after a series of shoot- outs.
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[SUPER=03-Charlotte Co.;]

It started at the Bank of Charlotte County in Phenix. Officials say Russell robbed the bank and then shot at police as he tried to get away. He then shot his way into a home on Route 40 before stealing the couple's car.
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;]

A chase ensued that ended with a shoot- out on Route 615 in Campbell County. Russsell's body has been sent to Richmond for an autopsy.
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[TAKE THOMPSON FS #4436]

David B. Thompson Jr, also of Ohio, was taken into custody without incident this morning. He's been charged with robbery. Officials say other charges may follow. A White Honda with Ohio tags was found five miles from the final shoot- out between Russell and police. Thompson is being held in the Charlotte County jail without bond.
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[Interstate-Shootings]


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Police in Cocke County Tennessee have arrested two teenagers in connection with the Interstate 40 shootings that left one person dead and a local woman injured.
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[SUPER=03-Cocke Co., TN]

19-year-old Kimberly Bede (Buh-Dee) of Moneta (Muh-NEETA) was shot while traveling on I-40 Wednesday. Another man was killed. At first, police thought a sniper or road rage may have been to blame. But last night, police arrested a 13 and a 15 year old boy, charging them with reckless homicide and reckless aggravated assault.
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[SOT:33]
[IN Q=I'M SURE ]

((AL SCHMUTZER, JR./ATTORNEY GENERAL -I'M SURE THAT THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE RIGHT NOW WHO ARE RELIEVED, NOT ONLY PEOPLE THAT ARE ANXIOUS AND APPREHENSIVE IN THIS COMMUNITY BUT PEOPLE, MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON I-40. YOU CAN IMAGINE WITH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND COMING UP, WONDERING IF IT WAS SAFE TO EVEN TRAVEL ON I-40, AND I THINK THAT HAS HOPEFULLY ALLAYED THOSE FEARS AND ANXIETIES.))
[SUPER=01-Al Schmutzer, Jr./Tennessee Attorney General ]
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He adds under Tennessee law, the two boys HAVE to be charged as JUVENILES. They were arraigned this evening and are in custody pending a mental evaluation. According to police, they have not offered an explanation for their actions. If convicted, they face juvenile detention until the age of 19.
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[Officer-Assault]


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Authorities in Henry County are looking for a man who they say tried to run over a deputy with his car.
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[TAKE WYATT FS] 30 year old Mathew Dean Wyatt of Rocky Mount faces charges of eluding police and assaulting a police officer. Authorities say Wyatt tried to hit a deputy trying to stop him at a traffic check.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

He then fled onto the Bassett Heights extension where he struck a home and went down an embankment before taking off on foot. Wyatt is also facing charges of violating his probation in Franklin County. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff's Department.

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A Covington woman was killed this morning in a single car accident on Route-220.
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State Police say 41- year- old Margie Lorrean Jones was killed when her car ran off the road-- hitting a few trees and an embankment. The accident happened near Eagle Rock in Botetourt County. Police say there weren't any skid marks at the scene which leads them to believe Jones fell asleep at the wheel. An autopsy is being performed to check for any medical conditions that may have proceeded the accident. Jones is survived by her husband and two children.
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[Missing-Girl]


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A Pulaski County family has been reunited with their missing teenaged daughter. Tara Sheets was returned to her grandparents' home around 11 o'clock last night. The 16- year- old had been missing for nearly a week. Tara's grandmother once feared her granddaughter's disappearance could be linked to her time spent in Internet chat rooms. Pulaski County Sheriff, Jim Davis says the case is still being investigated and is not releasing any information at this time. The Sheets family says it plans to spend the weekend together.

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It's been one week since union employees from ITT Night Vision hit the picket lines. Negotiations between the union and the company are ongoing, but an agreement has not yet been reached. And as Jennifer Wishon reports, union leaders say they're prepared to strike for as long as it takes.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lee Dillon/Union President; :13 ]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Moran/Union Executive Board Member; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Rodney Littleton/Striking Employee; 1:31]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:39]
[SUPER=01-David Welch/Striking Employee; 1:48]
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[IN Q=This is Linda]

((THIS IS LINDA MARSH FROM LOCAL 162.))
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[OUT Q=from Local 162]

One week after union members of the Local 162 voted to strike, they're hard at work at Union Hall and employing the picket lines around the clock.
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[SOT 38:46:29]
[IN Q=When you work for]

((LEE DILLON/UNION PRESIDENT: WHEN YOU WORK FOR A COMPANY THAT REQUIRES YOU TO BE THERE SIX AND SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND SOMETIMES HALF A SHIFT OF OVERTIME ON TOP OF DAILY OVERTIME THAT LEAVES VERY LITTLE TIME TO BE WITH YOUR FAMILY.))
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[OUT Q=with your family]

Union president Lee Dillon says that under the previous contract ITT demanded the ability to mandate overtime in extreme circumstances. Union workers agreed to the language because there were other things they needed in the contract.
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[IN Q=They've made the]

((LEE DILLON/UNION PRESIDENT: THEY'VE MADE THE SITUATION EXTREME. THEY'VE GONE OUT AND NEGOTIATED SO MANY CONTRACTS AND MADE SO MANY OBLIGATIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF GREED. I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY OTHER REASON THAT YOU COULD SAY THAT THEY WOULD BRING THAT MUCH WORK IN THE PLANT AND THEN FORCE PEOPLE TO WORK.))
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[OUT Q=people to work]

A cap on insurance premiums and better pension rates are issues the union is negotiating with ITT. But they say the mandatory overtime has put a strain on many families.
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[IN Q=During the war]

((JEFF MORAN/UNION EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER: DURING THE WAR AND ALL THE OTHER EFFORTS THAT ARE GOING ON AROUND THE COUNTRY TODAY HAS CAUSED TREMENDOUS LOSS OF FAMILY TIME FOR OUR MEMBERS.))
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[OUT Q=for our members]

Workers say they're proud of the night vision goggles they make and don't mind stepping up productivity, but not at the expense of their loved ones.
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[IN Q=Everybody's sticking]

((RODNEY LITTLETON/STRIKING EMPLOYEE: EVERYBODY'S STICKING TOGETHER, WE'RE SOLID AS A UNION. WE'RE READY TO STAY OUT FOR THE DURATION.))
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[OUT Q=for the duration]
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[IN Q=Union workers here]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: UNION WORKERS HERE AT ITT NIGHT VISION HAVE BEEN ONLY BEEN WALKING THE PICKET LINES FOR A WEEK BUT THEY'VE BEEN PREPARING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A STRIKE FOR MONTHS.))
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[IN Q=We've been preparing]

((DAVID WELCH/STRIKING EMPLOYEE: WE'VE BEEN PREPARING FOR IT. THERE'S BEEN TALK ABOUT IT FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF TALK ABOUT IT. I MYSELF HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR THE PAST NINE MONTHS. I COULD LITERALLY STAY OUT SEVEN MONTHS RIGHT NOW AND NOT EVEN GET A JOB.))
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Instead of getting a new job Welch, along with other employees will work to gain the benefits from their company they believe are only fair. The next scheduled meeting between the union and ITT is Monday. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke County.))

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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Still to come on the newscast, authorities search for a Baylor University basketball player who has been missing for more than two weeks.
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and, the bodies of two soldiers are found in Iraq, as families mourn the loss of servicemen killed since the end of the war.
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((Hey folks. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports. Coming up later, we'll turn some 165 mile an hour laps in the SunTrust Indy Challenge, plus Brendan's long gone at the Milwaukee Mile. Plus, Dale Earnhardt is honored in Daytona and Agassi's a winner at Wimbledon. We're putting on the hits in just a few.))

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Another attack on U-S soldiers in Iraq -- the bodies of two missing troops were found today. The deadly discovery comes at the end of the most violent week since the war came to a close. Elizabeth Sanchez reports.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Near Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=201-Maj. Sean Gibson/US Army Spokesman; :12]
[SUPER=201-Renisse Philippe/Father of Victim; :48]
[SUPER=201-Jim Pack; 1:00]
[SUPER=201-Elizabeth Sanchez/Reporting; 1:30]
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((NORTHWEST OF BAGHDAD, IRAQ IN YET ANOTHER DEADLY BLOW TO U-S FORCES.... TWO MISSING SOLDIERS TURNED UP DEAD SATURDAY. ...FOUND ALONG THIS ROADWAY NORTH OF BAGHDAD -- BURIED UNDER A PILE OF STRAW.
SOT - MAJOR SEAN GIBSON/U-S ARMY SPOKESMAN

"Coalition forces today recovered the remains of two United States army soldiers, they'd been missing since June 25th." THE TROOPS AND THEIR HUMVEE DISAPPEARED NEAR BALAD - A TOWN WHERE U-S FORCES HAVE SEARCHED FOR LOYALISTS OF SADDAM HUSSEIN. U-S CENTRAL COMMAND WON'T SAY HOW THE SOLDIERS DIED.... BUT SENIOR OFFICIALS SAY IT'S A HARSH REMINDER THAT RESENTMENT IN IRAQ STILL RUNS DEEP.
(nats...army ) LOCATOR: LINDEN, NEW JERSEY

HALF A WORLD AWAY -- IN NEW JERSEY, THE ARMY DELIVERED WORD TO THE FAMILY OF ONE OF THE DEAD.....SERGEANT FIRST CLASS GLADIMIR PHILIPPE. .... HIS FATHER SAID HE HAD ALREADY HEARD ABOUT HIS SON'S DEATH ON THE NEWS.
SOT -- RENISSE PHILIPPE/FATHER OF VICTIM - "The government says the war is over but the war is not over, people die ev

eryday." . 27 YEAR OLD PFC KEVIN OTT OF COLUMBUS, OHIO WAS ALSO KILLED IN THE LATEST ATTACK.
SOT - JIM PACK/OTT'S BROTHER IN LAW

"Our family will always think of him as a hero who chose to represent our country."
(nats...) LOCATOR: BAGHDAD, IRAQ

AT LEAST 22 U-S TROOPS HAVE BEEN KILLED BY HOSTILE FIRE SINCE COMBAT OPERATIONS ENDED. THE TOLL OF AMERICAN DEAD SINCE 'THE START' OF WAR HAS NOW TOPPED 2-HUNDRED.
(nats..just outside baghdad)

SECURITY REMAINS EXTREMELY TIGHT IN THE CAPITAL CITY....AS TROOPS TRY TO RID THE STREETS OF WEAPONS THAT COULD BE USED AGAINST THEM. IN THIS BAGHDAD NEIGHBORHOOD, CHILDREN SAID THEY SPOTTED A ROCKET-PROPELLED GRENADE. ARMED WITH MACHINE GUNS, SOLDIERS SEARCHED HOUSE TO HOUSE -- BUT FOUND NOTHING. THE HUNT WILL GO ON -- WITH U-S FORCES TRYING TO BRING SAFETY TO A REGION -- NOT KNOWING WHAT MAY COME NEXT. . ELIZABETH SANCHEZ, CBS NEWS.))

[Baylor-Student]


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Police in Waco, Texas believe that a missing basketball player could be the victim of a homicide.
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21-year-old Patrick Dennehy has been missing for more than two weeks. His S-U-V was found this week in Virginia Beach with it's licence plates removed.
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[IN Q=THE PLAYERS ]

((DAVE BLISS/BAYLOR UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL COACH-THE PLAYERS AND COACHES HAVE TALKED TO INVESTIGATORS AND WE'VE BEEN EAGER TO HELP IN ANY WAY WE CAN. IT'S A SITUATION THAT WE UNERSTAND THAT THERE'S A LACK OF ANSWERS IN MOST REGARDS. BUT WE OD WANT TO HELP IN ANY WAY WE CAN. IT'S SOMETHING THAT, WE STILL BELIEVE IN MIRACLES.))
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Dennehy has played basketball for Baylor University for a year. Police have searched his Waco apartment several times and questioned his teammates and coaches.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still to come on the newscast, the new Miss Virginia is crowned tonight, we'll have a wrap up in just a little bit.
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and it's up, up, and away for one British adventurer, who is trying to float clear across the Atlantic.
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[Miss-VA]


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An annual showcase celebrated its 50th anniversary in Roanoke tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Miss Virginia has been crowned in Roanoke for the past 50- years. To commemorate the milestone, former Miss Virginias returned to the Star City to take part in the pageant festivities.
This morning they signed autographs and met with fans at the Hotel Roanoke. Former Miss Virginias include Nicole Johnson and Kyleen Barker-Hibbard. Both women went on to win the Miss America title.
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[IN Q=We have so many]

((KYLEEN BARKER-HIBBARD/MISS VIRGINIA 1978: WE HAVE SO MANY FORMER MISS VIRGINIAS HERE THIS WEEK AND IT'S SO EXCITING TO MEET ALL OF THEM BECAUSE I HAVEN'T MET HALF OF THEM.))
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[OUT Q=met half of them]
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The pageant ended just minutes ago, and we will have an interview with the winner tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning beginning at 8 o'clock.
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[Profile-preview]


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After nearly 60 years on the job, Bishop Walter Sullivan is getting ready to call it quits.
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Sullivan celebrated his 75th birthday this month.
That's the mandatory retirement age for bishops.
Sullivan says even though he is stepping down, he plans to stay an active priest.
He says he WON'T miss the administrative duties of his position but WILL miss the people.
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[IN Q=WE'RE ALL ON THE SAME]

((BISHOP WALTER SULLIVAN: WE'RE ALL ON THE SAME JOURNEY HOPEFULLY FOR ETERNITY. THAT'S WHAT I LOVE THE BEST, LOVE BEING A PRIEST THE WHOLE SACRAMENTAL LIFE OF THE CHURCH AND BEING THERE TO HELP PEOPLE.))
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[OUT Q=THERE TO HELP PEOPLE.]
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Sullivan will remain as bishop until the Pope accepts his letter of resignation which could take weeks or even years.
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[TAKE FS 9156ESSC]
We'll meet this church leader who began his calling right here in Roanoke in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[Homestead-Creamery]


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One Franklin County company is trying to rise to the top, and treat your taste buds. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young takes us to the Homestead Creamery.
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[IN Q=nats - If success could be bottled it might look something like this.]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :09]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Beckner/Homestead Creamery General Manager; :19]
[SUPER=01-Ed Switzer/Homestead Creamery Store Manager; 1:08]
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(([SOT 15:51:16 - 15:51:19 close-up filling bottles]

[RUNS :03] If success could be bottled, it might look something like this. At the Homestead Creamery, milk, fresh from two Franklin County dairies, is processed and put up for sale within hours.
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[IN Q=the ultimate goal for us...]

((JEFF BECKNER/HOMESTEAD CREAMERY GENERAL MANAGER: THE ULTIMATE GOAL FOR US IS TO RECEIVE THE MILK, COWS ARE MILKED ONE DAY, WE PICK IT UP THAT NIGHT, BRING IT INTO THE PLANT THAT NIGHT, PROCESS IT INTO THE BOTTLE THE NEXT DAY AND IT HITS THE STORE SHELVES THE FOLLOWING DAY.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=store shelves the following day.]

In it's three years of operation, the Creamery's set itself apart from competitors. Glass bottles appeal to the earth conscious and the nostalgic and a higher percentage of butterfat appeals to the pallet. General Manager Jeff Buckner says the secret lies in high standards and high tech equipment.
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[IN Q=We've got two fill nozzles...]

((JEFF BECKNER: WE'VE GOT TWO FILL NOZZLES HERE FILLING THE MILK, THEY GO DOWN THE LINE TO THE CAPPING MACHINE, CAPS COME OUT FROM DOWN HERE, THE VACCUM SUCKS 'EM ON, FLIPS 'EM OVER AND SQUASHES IT DOWN ON THE BOTTLE.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=squashes it down on the bottle.]

Call ahead for a tour or just stop by for a taste.
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[IN Q=It's a retail store...]

((ED SWITZER/HOMESTEAD CREAMERY STORE MANAGER: IT'S A RETAIL STORE. WE TRY TO KEEP EVERYTHING STOCKED FRESH DAILY. WE ROTATE OUR MILKS.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=We rotate our milks.]

Which also come in strawberry, chocolate and orange cream. Pick from seven flavors of yogurt, more than a dozen kinds of ice cream and even some seasonal favorites like eggnog.


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[IN Q=We run a small batch...]

((JEFF BECKNER: WE RUN A SMALL BATCH FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY THIS YEAR TO SEE HOW PEOPLE'D REACT TO IT.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=how people'd react to it.]

And if you have a suggestion for something new, spill it.
[SOT 15:48:20 - 15:48:13]
[IN Q=If you take the effort...]

((ED SWITZER: IF YOU TAKE THE EFFORT TO STOP HERE WE'RE GONNA MAKE THE EFFORT TO MAKE YOU AS HAPPY AS POSSIBLE.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=as happy as possible.]

Because, at the Homestead Creamery, it's about not only selling but becoming the cream of the crop. Shannon Young, News 7, Franklin County.))
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[TAKE WEBADDRES FS 4472ESS] For more information about the Homestead Creamery log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[Balloon-Record]


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A British explorer is trying to break a hot air balloon record.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Near Pittsburgh, PA]

David Hempleman-Adams is making his second attempt at a solo trip across the Atlantic Ocean in a traditional wicker basket gondola. He lifted off from a baseball field near Pittsburgh and is expected to head toward New England...and on across the ocean to Europe. U-S Air Traffic Control will monitor his progress with transponders fitted into the basket.
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Coming up in sports, we'll go racing open wheels style in Richmond, and with the Trucks in Milwaukee, plus Agassi advances at Wimbledon, and Shane Graham is ready to get his kicks again in Charlotte, but first in tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona, FL; :00]


Dale Earnhardt was remembered tonight with a tribute concert at the World Center of Racing where he drove the wheels off for so many years. Among the performers on hand, Alabama, Sheryl Crowe, the Goo Goo Dolls and Hootie and the Blowfish. All the proceeds went to charity.
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[S-Indy]


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What's a race in Richmond without a little rain. Tonight the open wheel machines were back at the action track for the third straight year in the SunTrust Indy Challenge.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond, VA/ESPN; ;00]


Victor Meira brought out the night's first caution with this scrape against the wall in turn four. He finished dead last.
A little later, A-J Foyt the fourth loses control in almost the same spot on the track. The spin o rama into the inside retaining wall doesn't make Grandpa very happy.
Pole sitter Scott Dixon was in control of this thing all night long. Rain eventually shortened the race from 250 laps to 206. Dixon led all the way for his third win of the season.
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[SUPER=01-Scott Dixon/SunTrust Indy Challenge Champ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Helio Castroneves/Finished 2nd; :13]
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[OUT Q=well set up."]
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[S-Trucks]


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Brendan Gaughan has a degree from Georgetown where he played on the hoops team and roomed with Allen Iverson. Oh, yeah he also drives in the Craftsman Truck Series in a truck sponsored by his dad's Vegas Casino. Tonight, Gaughan hit the jackpot in Milwaukee.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/SPEED; :00]


To the Milwaukee Mile for the GNC 200.
Although it was something short of 200 miles for Kevin Harvick who left the race early with engine trouble.
The same could be said for Bobby Hamilton who also lost an engine and finished 29th.
Gaughan got past Jason Leffler at lap 147 and held on to take the checkered flag for his 4th career truck series win. Leffler was second and Rick Crawford third. Stuart's Jon Wood kept on plugging and finished in 10th.
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[S-Braves]


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On the big league diamond tonight, the Braves with one of the best records in baseball took on the Devil Rays, one of the worst teams in the league.
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But you wouldn't have known it from what happened at Tropicana Field.
It was another rough outing for Shane Reynolds who gets smacked around right here by Damien Rolls who smokes one down the left field line, good for two RBI's. The D-Rays led it 5-nothing.
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Rocco Baldelli then gets in to the act with a double over the head of Chipper Jones. The Devil Rays led big and hung on to win it 9-7.
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PGA Tour rookie Richard Johnson is the third round leader at the Fed Ex Saint Jude Classic in Memphis. Johnson is a Swede ranked 240 something in the world. But he's a solid round away from his first tour victory.
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Johnson fired a steady 2-under 69 this afternoon in this just his 14th PGA Tournament. Yet he said he didn't putt as well as he could so the field could be in trouble on Sunday. Johnson sits at 14-under for the tournament and owns a one shot lead over David Toms, and a two shot cushion over three golfers including Lee Janzen.
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Bruce Lietzke has threatened to run away and hide from the field at the U-S Senior Open. Today, Lietzke played what he called the best round of his 29 year career, a 7-under 64 to get to 9-under. Lietzke, who has never won a major championship, has a four shot lead headed to the final round.
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Tomorrow, the second annual Roy Stanley Memorial Golf Tournament will take center stage at Hanging Rock Golf Club in Salem capping another weekend of fund raising efforts for the Roy Stanley Charitable Foundation.
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Two former Friday Football Extra stars contributed to the cause playing in the first ever Celebrity golf event on Friday at Hanging Rock.
But their golf days are numbered, because Shayne Graham opens training camp with the Carolina Panthers and Shannon Taylor with the Houston Texans in just a few weeks.
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Andre Agassi took the hard road to advance to the fourth round of Wimbledon at the All-England Club today.
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Agassi survived a four set marathon against Younes El Aynaoui. Agassi broke serve only once, but played two flawless tiebreakers to advance. He is bidding to become the oldest Wimbledon champ of the Open era at the age of 33. Agassi will face another big server in Mark Phillipousis in the next round.
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And finally tonight, meet Miss Virginia 2003. She was crowned just a few minutes ago, and she is from our region.
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Redd will now head to Atlantic City to compete in the Miss America pageant, held in late September. But first she will stop by the Digital Broadcast Center, and you can see the new Miss Virginia tomorrow in a live interview on News 7 Sunday Morning. (------------)