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Coming up next.
Details on a fatal shooting in Halifax County involving a father and son.
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Plus, we'll venture to Patrick County where a local cherry orchard is literally center stage.
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Tonight in sports, a check on the Roanoke Valley Match Play Championship, the Braves' 8-game winning streak is over, and
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Bobby Hamilton, Junior goes to victory lane in the Tropicana Twister 300.
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After a fairly quiet Saturday, things are starting to heat up in the form of some late day storms. We'll check on where they are and see what the rest of your weekend holds coming up in just a bit. [Open]
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What should be a day of celebration is instead another day three Henry County murder cases remain unsolved.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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It's been nearly a year since Jennifer Short and her parents were murdered. Today-- Jennifer would have turned ten- years old.
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[VO-NAT]
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Captain Kimmie Nester with the Henry County sheriff's office says at least eight investigators from both Henry and Rockingham counties continue working on the case full time. They also receive occasional assistance from state police and the F-B-I. He says physical evidence from the case has been overwhelming for the Roanoke crime lab. It could be a year or more before they get results from all tests.
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[Take Henry Co. Sheriff FS] There's still a reward of more than 42 thousand dollars. If you have any information, you're asked to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office.
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A grand jury in Halifax County may be asked to decide if charges should be filed in a fatal shooting involving a father and son. Investigators say 54- year old Ricky Shelton Morris died from an apparent shotgun wound to the head.
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[Take Halifax Map FS] The shooting happened at a home in the Alton section of Halifax county around 10- thirty last night. Authorities say Morris was shot by his son, Paul, during an apparent domestic dispute.
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Witnesses told investigators the elder Morris had been drinking and abusive when he raised a weapon and was shot by his son.

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An electrical short may be to blame for an early morning fire in Vinton.
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Officials say the family of three who lived in this mobile home on Tinker Avenue lost everything when the home caught fire around five thirty. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause but suspect an electrical short in a window air conditioning unit may be to blame. No one was injured.
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Some local Army Reservists mobilized by the war in Iraq may be coming home soon.
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[VO-NAT]
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245 reservists from Southwest and Eastern Virginia were called to Fort Eustis in December. Army officials say they don't want to give false hope, but homecomings for some families could be just weeks away.
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[IN Q=There is a distinct]

((DON CALDWELL: THERE IS A DISTINCT POSSIBILITY THAT WE WILL SEE MEMBERS OF THE 2174TH SENT HOME ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS BEGINNING IN AUGUST. CLEARLY THERE'S A PUSH BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARMY TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MOBILIZED RESERVIST. HOWEVER, THE MISSION IS GOING TO DICTATE WHO, IF ANYBODY, CAN COME HOME.))
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[OUT Q=can come home]
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Caldwell says those who have conflicts with their jobs, family problems or college students will be among the first to leave. Congressman Virgil Goode presented "Blue Star Banner flags" to the families of those who are mobilized.
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[Living-Liberty]


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Bedford has seen plenty of triumph and tragedy over its long and proud history. This weekend, the city is going back in time .. when the city had both a different look and a different name. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Al Stone/"General Robert E. Lee"; :26]
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((((5 seconds Nats of Mandolin)) Home Sweet Home is an appropriate tune for the city of Bedford. It's a place that's been just that for thousands of residents over hundreds of years. [COVER BITE]
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[SOT 41:09:20]
[IN Q=The sun is shinning]

((THE SUN IS SHINING NICELY, THE PEOPLE ARE FRIENDLY AND LIBERTY IS A BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY.))
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[OUT Q=beautiful community]

In the 1860's if you'd asked directions to Bedford you wouldn't have gotten far. Back then it was known as Liberty.
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[IN Q=It seems to me]

((AL STONE: IT SEEMS TO ME THAT LIBERTY AND BEDFORD HAVE HAD MORE PEOPLE DIE IN BATTLE PERCENTAGE WISE THAN ANY OTHER COMMUNITIES IN THE COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=in the country]

Today, Bedford Main Street Incorporated is focused on restoring and revitalizing the city. Their charge includes planning special events such as Living Liberty.
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[IN Q=It's a true glimpse of life ]
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[OUT Q=part of life in the 1860's]

On Saturday visitors to Bedford heard tales from accused Yankee spies at the cities restored Meeting House. There was a talk about slavery on an ante-bellum farm and visitors learned the trials of being a battlefield nurse with tools considered primitive by today's standards.
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[IN Q=From the War of 1812]
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[OUT Q=around the city]


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[IN Q=We've got monuments]
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[OUT Q=can't forget D-Day]

And in this small town turned city where the past and present converge, the people will continue to work towards preserving their Liberty. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Bedford.))
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It's no act -- a cherry orchard branches out.
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Still ahead, we'll take you to summer theater among the cherry trees.
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[Cherry-Orchard]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
A cherry orchard in Patrick County is creating a big scene -- actually, lots of scenes. The cherry trees have been there more than 90 years, but now the Levering Orchard is producing something else: live theater. Shannon Young raises the curtain in this week's Time Off.
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[IN Q=Oh, my glorious orchard.]
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[SUPER=01-Sharon Andrews/Actress; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Roger Wooten/Actor; 1:44]
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(([SOT 9:49:08 - 9:49:15]
[IN Q=Oh, my glorious orchard...]

((OH, MY GLORIOUS ORCHARD, ALL THOSE WHITE BLOSSOMS AND THAT BLUE SKY.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=and that blue sky.]

There's more growing on this Patrick County land than fruit. In a small clearing on a primitive stage, The Cherry Orchard Theatre is blossoming. Owner Frank Levering says the unlikely development stemmed from a fire that destroyed the family homestead.
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[IN Q=And I decided I was gonna do a play...]

((FRANK LEVERING/LEVERING ORCHARD: AND I DECIDED I WAS GONNA DO A PLAY BEFORE I TORE IT DOWN TO HONOR THEIR LIVES AND THE WHOLE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE AND WE DID THAT PLAY OUTSIDE IN THE YARD AND HAD SUCH AN INCREDIBLE TIME WITH IT THAT WE KEPT DOING MORE THEATER.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=that we kept doing more theater.]

It's been five years now and, despite the challenges that often crop up, the former screenwriter says the combination of natural setting and live performance is magic.
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[IN Q=There's a little bunny rabbit...]

((FRANK LEVERING: THERE'S A LITTLE BUNNY RABBIT THAT HOPS THROUGH THER AUDIENCE EVERY NIGHT, YOU CAN HEAR WHIPPORWHILS AND OWLS CALLING AND THEN AT THE SAME TIME YOU'RE WATCHING REAL ACTORS PERFORM.)) [RU:13]
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[IN Q=My character is...]

((SHARON ANDREWS/ACTOR, "THE CHERRY ORCHARD": MY CHARACTER IS A RUSSIAN ARISTOCRAT.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=a russion aristocrat.]

Sharon Andrews is one of twelve actors who travels from as far away as Winston-Salem for the opportunity to bring to life the aptly named Anton Chekhov play, "The Cherry Orchard".
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[IN Q=The audience can sit here...]

((SHARON ANDREWS/ACTOR, "THE CHERRY ORCHARD": THE AUDIENCE CAN SIT HERE AND, WHETHER WHAT GOES ON ON STAGE IS LOGICAL TO THE ENVIORNMENT, THEY'RE STILL LOOKING OUT THERE AND LISTENING TO US TALK ABOUT THE ISSUES OF LAND AND GROUNDEDNESS AND THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT THAT THAT KIND OF TRANSCENDS.)) [RUNS:19]
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[IN Q=There was one night when her daughter...]

((ROGER WOOTEN/ACTOR, "THE CHERRY ORCHARD": THERE WAS ONE NIGHT WHEN HER DAUGHTER HAS A LINE, "AND LISTEN TO THE ORIOLES SING", AND THERE MUST HAVE BEEN 500 BIRDS OUT HERE JUST WARBLING AWAY AND IT GIVES YOU GOOSE BUMPS BECAUSE YOU'RE SUDDENLY GOING, IT'S REALLY HAPPENING.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=it's really happening.]

And you can be part of the experience. Pack a picnic dinner and a lawn chair, and always be prepared, as the actors are, for the unexpected.
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[IN Q=It's bizarre but...]

((ROGER WOOTEN: IT'S BIZARRE BUT IT'S A WONDERFUL, POSITIVE KIND OF BIZARRE.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=positive kind of bizarre.]

You have until the end of September to find out just how sweet the Cherry Orchard Theater can be. Shannon Young, News 7, Patrick County.))
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[ANCHOR =Teresa]
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Starting next weekend The Cherry Orchard Theatre will offer music, storytelling and poetry with more plays starting up in August.
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[TAKE WEBADDRESS FULL SCREEN]
For more information log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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There have been plenty of family reunions at Thomas Jefferson's home,
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but until now, none like this. Just ahead, the descendants of Sally Hemmings say hello to Monticello.
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[Jefferson-Reunion]


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They weren't allowed to join the Monticello Association or attend the yearly family reunion with other descendants of Thomas Jefferson, so this weekend, they held their own gathering.
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More than 170 descendants of Sally Hemings, a slave that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with, met for the first time at Monticello.
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[IN Q=What we really wanted to do was be with]

((WHAT WE REALLY WANTED TO DO WAS BE WITH FAMILY AND CONTACT AS MANY FAMILY MEMBERS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AS WE COULD TO SHARE LOVE AND HARMONY AND GET TO KNOW ONE ANOTHER AFTER ALL OF THESE YEARS))
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[OUT Q=after all of these years]
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Years of controversy of whether Jefferson actually fathered children with Hemings still remains despite a DNA test that showed Hemings' youngest son was fathered by either Jefferson, or one of his relatives.
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[IN Q=I don't think the controversy will ever]

((I DON'T THINK THE CONTROVERSY WILL EVER DIE. PEOPLE WILL KEEP THEIR OPINIONS THAT HOLD THEM STRONGLY AND IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT PROOF IS PUT BEFORE THEM THEY WILL MAINTAIN WHAT THEY BELIEVE))
[SUPER=01-Julia Westinen/Descendant]
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[OUT Q=maintain what they believe]
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The Hemings descendants plan to hold a special memorial on the final day of the reunion at a slave cemetery on Monticello.
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[Biz-Review]


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A burning controversy in Henry County, and growing efforts to bring lower airfares to the Star City. Rachel Cannon has those stories in this week's Business Review.
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(( [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week review....
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The effort to bring a low cost airline to Roanoke Regional is taking off. Talks with a low cost carrier are beginning now that officials have collected almost 2-million dollars in travel pledges. A pledge means a business will commit 50-percent of its air travel budget on Air Tran if it came to the airport.
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[IN Q=it's an]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR; IT'S AN OBVIOUS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TOOL THAT DOESN'T REALLY COST ANYONE YOU'RE ONLY PLEDGING TO DO BUSINESS WITH SOMEONE WHO IS OFFERING TO SELL YOU A PRODUCT AT A LOWER PRICE.))
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No word on how long talks will take or when Air Tran will make a final decision. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
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A tire burning power plant in Martinsville is a step away from reality. But some residents are still fighting it. They believe burning tires will expose the area to harmful chemicals.
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[IN Q=we're hoping]

((LINDA BATES/CONCERNED RESIDENT; WE'RE HOPING WE HAVE ENOUGH CITIZENS TO STAND UP FOR THIS COMMUNITY TO STAND UP FOR OUR AIR AND OUR WATER.))
[OUT Q=AND OUR WATER.]

Larry McDorman, President of the company proposing the project, says burning tires is safe if done correctly. They will be incinerated at high temperatures to produce steam.
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[IN Q=people have]

((LARRY MCDORMAN/PRES. TIRE ENERGY CORP; PEOPLE HAVE A VISION THEY'RE ARE GOING LOOK AT THIS PLANT AND THAT THERE IS GOING TO BLACK SMOKE BELCHING THE DEQ WILL NEVER ALLOW THAT.))
[OUT Q=NEVER ALLOW THAT]

The rpoject needs a final permit from the Department of Environmental Quality. There is a public hearing for the project at 7 p-m on Monday at the Henry County Administration Building. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))

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Coming up, Busch racing from Chicago, Lance Armstrong falls a little further back at the Tour de France,
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and we'll hit the hardwood in Vinton for some summertime hoops.
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Jimmie Johnson had the quickest Winston Cup car in Happy Hour practice this morning in Chicago. This afternoon, the Busch drivers had the mile and a half oval all to themselves in the Tropicana Twister 300.
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The fun started early in this one, as Kerry Earnhardt lost control and slid down the racetrack before making contact with Ashton Lewis. Earnhardt was fitted for a neck brace and was moving gingerly as he exited his car.
It was a tough day for Joe Nemechek's operation as both David Reuttiman and Todd Bodine went out midway through the race with engine trouble.
There was no such trouble for Bobby Hamilton, Junior who dominated this afternoon, leading 186 of the 200 laps. Hamilton took the checkered flag for his second win of the season. Matt Kenseth was second, 4 and a half seconds behind.
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[SUPER=01-Bobby Hamilton, Jr./2nd Win This Season; :00]
[RUNS=:09] (QUICK!!)
[OUT Q=my guys beat him today."]
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Stacy Compton finished 19th.

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The Roanoke Valley Match Play tournament is wrapping up day two of competition today. The tournament has been around since 1935 but event organizers have decided to make a few changes to the format.
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[VO-NAT]
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The championship tournament committee decided at the Hall of Fame meetings this winter to rotate the event yearly instead of the longtime daily tourney migration from Blue Hills to Countryside to Ole Monterey.
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[SUPER=01-Billy King/Match Play Tournament Coordinator; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....rotation clubs"]
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Next year, the Match Play championship will move to Botetourt and new wrinkles should continue to make this longtime valley event even better.
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[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=.....tournaments like this"]
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And we'll let you know who is still alive to play in tomorrow's championship matches in each flight tonight at eleven.

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The guys who get paid the big bucks to play are in Wisconsin for the PGA Greater Milwaukee Open.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/ABC Sports; :00]


Two time winnner this season, Kenny Perry is atop the leaderboard. Perry fired a 4-under round of 66 to get to 8-under, but seven other golfers are lurking one shot back headed to the final round.
[SUPER=03-Dearborn, MI/Senior Players Championship; :13]

At the Senior Players Championship in Michigan, the Walrus, Craig Stadler had the round of the day with a 65. He's tied for the lead with Tom Watson and Mike McCullough at 11-under.
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Summertime is the time for hoops camp. This weekend at William Byrd, teams from all over the area have convened for the 4th annual Terriers team camp.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton; :00]


Eleven varsity and seven junior varsity squads are on hand in Vinton, including representatives from the Blue Ridge, Piedmont, and Seminole Districts.
For many, the camp is the last opportunity to hoop it up before practice starts in November.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dave Culicerto/Camp Director; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=play some ball."]
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On the big league diamond today, the Braves put an 8 game winning streak on the line in Chicago against the Cubs in the second to last game before the All Star break.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Fox Sports; :00]


It was Sammy Sosa's day at Wrigley. Sosa is hitting .344 since returning from a seven game suspension for using a corked bat. This RBI single got the Cubbies on the board 1-nothing in the first.
Sosa wasn't done. He cranked his 18th dinger of the season highlighting a 6 run fourth inning for the home team.

[SUPER=35-Atlanta/3/Chicago/7/;]

The Cubs jumped all over Braves starter, rookie Horacio Ramirez for 7 runs on their way to a 7 to 3 win.
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[S-Tour]


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Lance Armstrong is still second overall in the Tour de France, but the Texan lost some ground in today's seventh stage.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Morzine, France/OLN; :00]


The 31 year old Armstrong finished 15th in today's stage, just over four minutes behind stage winner and overall leader Richard Virenque of France. Armstrong trails Virenque by two minutes and 37 seconds in the overall standings. Today's stage, the first of seven mountain rides, was the longest of the Tour at 143 miles.
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Some musicians and dancers have come a long way to share their story through music.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Kusun (coo-SOON) Ensemble is a group from West Africa. Its music tells the story of their country and people.
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[SOT- 3:56:16-3:56:30]
[IN Q=The word kusun means]

((MELODY COCHRAN/WINTERSUN PRODUCTIONS: THE WORD KUSUN MEANS TRADITION. THIS GROUP IS VERY DEDICATED TO THE TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCES ADN THEIR CULTURE AND PRESERVING THEIR CULTURAL HERITAGE.))
[SUPER=01-Melody Cochran/Wintersun Productions]
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[OUT Q=preserving thier cultural heritage.]
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[VO-NAT]

The music they play resembles traditional American Jazz. The group is performing at 8 tonight in Roanoke's Jefferson Center. We'll show you more of their performance tonight on News 7 at 11.
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