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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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Police nab a woman featured on America's most wanted in this region.
Smith Mountain Lake residents speak out about proposed limits on their land.
And not the kind of alarm clock you'd want. A bear attacks two sleeping campers.
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[talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


A fire at an area elementary school appears to be arson.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[Garden-City]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC02:50]
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Someone saw smoke coming from the back of Garden City Elementary in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They called the fire department around 8:45 tonight.
Firefighters found a small blaze inside a classroom and quickly put it out.
Investigators say it looks like arson. They believe someone got in through a first-floor window and set fire to a pile of cloth and leaves.
They're not yet sure if the window was already open, or if the firebug forced it open.
The fire didn't cause much damage.
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[Lake-Plan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC03:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]

American Electric Power's new shoreline management plan is giving some people a sinking feeling. Tonight-- Franklin County Supervisors heard from residents of Smith Mountain Lake who say A-E-P needs to slow down.

[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Newsroom Pod;]

Teresa Hamilton was there and joins us now with some of the comments.
[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Newsroom Pod]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]

Jean, A-E-P's plan will control how the shorelines along Smith Mountain Lake and Leesville Lake are developed. But some who live along those bodies of water say the plan as it's written now needs to be revised.
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[vo-nat]
[super=03-Rocky Mount; ]

Tonight the Franklin County Board of Supervisors heard from some of those residents. It also heard from A-E-P. A company representative was on hand to brief the supervisors on the shoreline plan which was released to the public July third. Right now, the plan is only a draft and A-E-P says it's open to suggestions from the public until August 15th. Two public meetings are also scheduled next week for A-E-P to answer questions and take comments. But some residents and even one supervisor at tonight's meeting say more time is needed.
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[sot01:17:25]
[in q= I think ]

((PAT BAILEY/HOMEOWNER; I THINK THEY'RE GOING TO LIMIT A LOT OF DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH WHICH CAN BE A GOOD THING BUT CAN ALSO HARM THE PROPERTY AT THE LAKE. )) ((CHARLES POINDEXTER: MORE TIME IS NEEDED TO GO THROUGH ANOTHER CYCLE AND MAKE ANOTHER CYCLE OF CHANGES AND I THINK WE'LL BE MUCH CLOSER. ))
[super=01-Pat Bailey/Homeowner; :00 ]
[super=01-Charles Poindexter/Franklin Co. Supervisor; :08]
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[OUT Q=much closer. ]
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Newsroom]

An A-E-P spokesman says it's unlikely it will extend its deadline for suggestion. A-E-P says the comments it receives by mid- August will be evaluated by a committee that's helping to draft the document.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Newsroom Pod;]

Jean, A-E-P will then submit a FINAL draft to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at the end of August.

[Stanley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=03-32 TC04:01]
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One of America's most wanted is captured in this reigon.
She is a woman investigators call one of the greatest bank fraud artists they've ever seen. Now she's been nabbed at a hotel near Lynchburg.
F-B-I agents and the Virginia State Police staked out the Howard Johnson's on Route 29 in Madison Heights last night,
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[VO-NAT]

waiting for 51-year-old Lottie Mae Stanley.
Stanley was wanted in at least 20 jurisdictions on numerous fraud charges. She had been featured on "America's Most Wanted" back in March.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Agents also arrested 38-year-old Aaron R. Telke (TELL-kee) and recovered a child from the hotel room whom they believe had been abducted from Ohio.
Both Stanley and Telke are being held without bond.

[Claudette]


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[WRITER=jja]
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It hasn't happened since the late 18-hundreds until today- A hurricane that is, striking Texas this early in the season.
Today Claudette blasted ashore with damaging tidal surges, wind and heavy rain from Galveston to Houston.
A 13 year old boy was killed when a tree fell on him.
Stacy Case now with a look at what Claudette left behind.
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[SUPER=@Case1; :24]
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[OUT Q=Port O'Connor Texas.]

((CLAUDETTE WAS BARELY A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE BY THE TIME SHE HIT LAND TUESDAY, BUT THE STORM PACKED ENOUGH PUNCH TO SHAKE THINGS UP ALL ALONG THE TEXAS COAST.
(MOS)

"Hey there's nothing you can do about it. It's just a part of living on the coast."
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IN PORT O'CONNOR, CLAUDETTE RIPPED APART MOBILE HOMES ... FLOODED STREETS ... AND DOWNED POWER LINES.
(STANDUP BRIDGE)

"IN ADDITION TO DOWNED POWER LINES WE'VE SEEN A LOT OF DAMAGED TREES. THE WIND THAT'S CARRYING THIS RAIN MAKES IT FEEL LIKE NEEDLES HITTING YOUR SKIN. WIND GUSTS OF MORE THAN 80 MILES-PER-HOUR ALSO DROVE PEOPLE OUT OF TOWN -- AND OUT OF THE WAY.
(MOS)

"We certainly didn't want to leave in this kind of weather so we just boarded up and are staying here." FARTHER UP THE COAST -- IN KEMAH -- AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY WAS KNEE DEEP IN WATER. AND IN GALVESTON, THE STRONG STORM SURGE SENT WAVES CRASHING OVER THE CITY'S 17-FOOT SEAWALL. MANY OF THE STATE'S BEACHES ARE ALSO RUINED.
(MOS)

OUT AT SEA, THE COAST GUARD RESCUED TWO FISHERMEN AFTER THE ROUGH WEATHER SANK THEIR BOAT. BUT HURRICANE CLAUDETTE QUICKLY DIMINISHED TO A TROPICAL STORM AS SHE MOVED ACROSS LAND. AND WHILE THE SYSTEM IS PROVIDING MUCH-NEEDED RAIN TO DROUGHT RIDDEN AREAS, IT'S ALSO LEFT BEHIND A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION ALREADY ESTIMATED TO BE IN THE TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. STACY CASE, CBS NEWS, PORT O'CONNOR, TEXAS.))

[River-Search]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Rescue crews have again called off the search for a missing fisherman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

Officials believe 78-year old Graham Smith drowned yesterday in the Maury River near Lexington. A fisherman for more than 40 years, Graham was with his brother Marshall in knee-deep water. As the water rose, Marshall turned around and his brother was gone. Crews were out all day today with no success. No more large-scale searches are planned, but officials say they'll keep checking the area to see if anything turns up.
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[Target-Suspect]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Authorities in West Virginia may be getting some help from NASA to help find a man who sexually assaulted a girl at a Target store.
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[VO-NAT 25.5]


This grainy videotape shows the man leading the girl by her wrist to a secluded part of the South Charleston store.
The man told the 11 year old he was a security guard and then allegedly assaulted her at knifepoint.
NASA will offer high tech help to enhance the videotape and possibly help solve the case- something the space agency has done in other criminal cases.
So far the original tape has prompted more than 100 phone tips.
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[SOT 33]

((JANE TURLEY/SOUTH CHARLESTON POLICE DETECTIVE: IT'S REALLY HARD TO SEE A FACE AND THIS GUY COULD LOOK LIKE A LOT OF GUYS SO THEREFORE WE'RE GETTING A LOT OF REAL GENERAL THIS LOOKS LIKE MY EX BROTHER IN LAW OR WHATEVER.))
[SUPER=01-Det. Jane Turley/South Charleston Police Dept.;]
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[OUT Q=or whatever.]
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[VO-NAT 16 plus pad]


Meanwhile authorities in Ashland, Kentucky, about sixty miles to the west are investigating a similar incident at a Walmart store where a nine year old was approached by a man. But tonight authorities say they don't believe the two cases are linked.
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[NH-Missing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tco]
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A New Hampshire man whose two kids are missing and feared dead is expected to be in court tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gilroy, CA]

Manuel Gehring is on his way back to New Hampshire to be arraigned in Concord tomorrow on an interference with custody charge.
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[IN Q=:12, "The only charge...]

((JEFF STRELZIN/NH ASST. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THE ONLY CHARGE HE'S FACING AT THIS TIME IS THE PENDING CUSTODY CHARGE. SO WHEN HE DOES ARRIVE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE THAT'S WHAT WE EXPECT TO BE ARRAIGNED ON.))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Strelzin/NH Asst. Attorney General]
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[OUT Q=...be arraigned on."]
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[VO-NAT]

The search for the bodies of Sarah and Philip Gehring continues in the Midwest. Officials won't comment on reports that they may have been buried near an Ohio turnpike or that Gehring bought a shovel in Pennsylvania. Authorities believe the children were killed in New Hampshire before their father made a cross-country drive to California.
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[Fat-BreastCancer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tco]
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Could what a woman eats in her 20's, 30's, or 40's increase her risk of breast cancer? A new study say yes.
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[VO-NAT :14]

Red meat and dairy products such as cheese, butter and milk are loaded with fat. And for young women eating a lot of them could increase your risk of breast cancer. Researchers followed more than 90-thousand premenopausal women for 8 years and found...
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[SOT]
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((DR. EUNYOUNG CHO/BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL: COMPARED TO PEOPLE IN THE HIGHEST INTAKE GROUP TO PEOPLE IN THE LOWEST INTAKE GROUP, PEOPLE IN THE HIGHEST INTAKE GROUP OF ANIMAL FAT HAD 33-PERCENT INCREASE RISK OF BREAST CANCER.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Eunyoung Cho/Brigham and Women's Hospital]
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[VO-NAT]

Researchers say this study applies only to premenopausal breast cancer. But experts say more studies are needed before they'll advise women to swear off meat altogether. They suggest keeping your weight down and staying active.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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An area coach is out of a football job, but will he be out of legal trouble too?
More on that when News Seven returns
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the crash of a Roanoke church van may make those still on the road safer.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Avalanche work hard while the Big leaguers play their all-star game. Nascar settles its seatbelt suit with Simpson. Testing wraps up at the Brickyard. Lance stays on the stage after 10 stages. Chip prepares for a ig weekend and Tex passes away tonight on the Big 7.))

[NTSB-Vans]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's been two years since a van accident killed a Roanoke teenager and injured ten others.
Today the National Transportation Safety Board used the case to help determine if 15 passenger vans need safety improvements.
Meghan Muldoon has more from Washington.
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[PA-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Just this week a van full of children overturned in Pennsylvania sending nine children to the hospital.
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[VO-NAT 13:03:19 Monday feed]
[SUPER=03-Mercersburg, PA]


The van overturned in Mercersburg, outside of Pittsburgh.
The children, all between eight and 15 years old, were on the way to a school rafting trip when the accident happened.
Nine children and the driver were all taken to the hospital but none of the injuries is considered serious.
No word on what caused the crash.
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[Carter]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC1:23:12]
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A Pulaski County judge has thrown out the case against a man charged in connection with the death of a local teenager.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./August 2002;]

33-year-old Edward Lee Carter was charged with distributing drugs to a minor, after he sold an eighth of an ounce of cocaine last May to 16-year-old Gaelen (GAY-len) Woods. Woods later died of an overdose. Carter's trial got underway yesterday, but today the judge dismissed the case, saying there was NOT enough evidence against him to go ahead with the trial.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]

Carter was originally charged with second-degree murder, but that charge was dropped after a preliminary hearing last September.

[Clifford]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It could be just a matter of days before the assault charge against Patrick Henry High School's former head football coach is dropped.
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[VO-NAT :22]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./Last Month;]

The attorney for Kevin Clifford says he hopes the paperwork associated with the "order of dismissal" will be completed tomorrow. The charge stems from November when Clifford was accused of slapping player Brett Moyer after a game in Halifax County. Moyer's parents indicated they would consider dropping the charge if Clifford resigned as coach. He gave up the position last week.
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[IN Q=And I think in consideration of what...]

((TONY ANDERSON/CLIFFORD'S ATTORNEY: AND I THINK IN CONSIDERATION OF WHAT WAS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TEAM AND ITS PLAYERS COACH CLIFFORD PUT THEIR INTERESTS AHEAD OF HIS AND CHOSE TO RESIGN NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Tony Anderson/Clifford's Attorney; ]
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[OUT Q=chose to resign now.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]

News 7 had hoped to talk to Clifford today but Anderson advised him against commenting on the case until all the paperwork is signed.

[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Claudette won't bother us, but some afternoon thunderstorms might.
Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT 06.5]


And a black bear attack at Rocky Mountain National Park.
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[SOT 07]
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((I WAS SOUND ASLEEP AND THE BEAR CAME THROUGH THE MESH LINING OF THE TENT.))
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[VO-NAT]


It's a grizzly tale of a black bear attack coming up.
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[Bear-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A camper is awakened in his tent by a bear attacking him.
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[VO-NAT 07.5]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mt. National Park, CO;]


It happened at Rocky Mountain National Park.
22 year old Patrick Finan says he was sound asleep when the bear attacked.
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[SOT 47]
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((PATRICK FINAN/BEAR ATTACK VICTIM; I THINK HE JUST GAVE ONE BITE THROUGH THE TENT RIGHT HERE AND ONE DOWN HERE ON MY LEFT EYEBROW.))
[SUPER=01-Patrick Finan/Bear Attack Victim; ]
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[OUT Q=MY LEFT EYEBROW.]
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[VO-NAT 06.5]


Finan says he screamed and the bear let go-
The bear then wandered by his friend's tent-
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[SOT 59]

((AFTER THAT HE WALKED OVER TO MY FRIEND'S TENT AND SLASHED HIM ON THE HEAD AND THEN WALKED OFF.))
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[OUT Q=and walked off.]
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[vo-nat 20.5]
That slashing left a five inch gash on 23 year old Tim Schuett's head.
When he yelled, the bear took off.
Park rangers say the bear may have been trying to go after food properly stored hanging from a tree.
When the bear could not the bear went after them.
Rangers say a bear attack on humans like this is extremely rare.
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[SOT 1:07]
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((KYLE PATTERSON/PARK RANGER; IT WASN'T COMING IN AND RUMMAGING. IT CAME IN AND BIT. VERY AGGRESSIVE.))
[Super=01-Kyle Patterson/Park Ranger; ]
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[OUT Q=very aggressive.]
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[vo-nat 07 plus pad]
They say it's the first black bear attack there in nearly 30 years.
Park Rangers have set up a trap hoping to catch the bear.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA & SP-144 14722TC]
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It's a big baseball night. We also have some NASCAR happenings, some local football notes, and one national girdiron headline.
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[vo nat eng#]
[super=04-NFL; :00]


One of the NFL's pioneers died today at the age of 83. Tex Schramm, the former president and general manager of the Cowboys passed away this morning at his Dallas home. Schramm hired Tom Landry to be the Cowboys' first coach. He also was responsible for instant replay, sideline radios for the quarterback's helmets, and for something as simple as putting the flag on top of the goal posts. He was elected to the hall of fame in 1991.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Major League's finest got together tonight in Chicago for the 74th all-star game. This time there would be no such thing as a tie. The winning league knew going in it would get home field advantage for the world series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/FOX; ;00]

The National League had former Ferrum great Billy Wagner on the mound with 2 outs and a three run lead in the 7th. But Jason Giambi crushed this offering out of US Cellular Field to make it 6-to-4. But Wagner got out of the inning and the NL stars still had a two run lead. With two outs in the 8th, Hank Blalock of the Texas Rangers came on as a pinch hitter and he will take the Dodgers Eric Gagne deep and out of the yard in right.
[SUPER=35-National/6/American/7;]

The American League comes from behind tonight to beat the NL stars 7-to-6.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-153 ]
[GRAPHIC=avs]

The Salem Avalanche closed out its three game set with Potomac tonight at Salem Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche;:00]

What's a night at the park without a little something to munch on. Some small fries with some French fries. Potomac's Bryan Anderson will start the offense in motion with a double down the third base line. Tony Blanco will scoot around and score from second. It's 4-to-nothing Cannons in the top of the third. The Avs would rally in the bottom of the frame. Trevor Mote bloops one between first and second. Brandon Caraway scores from third and it's a 4-to-1 game. Salem would come all the way back with Brooks Conrad hits one over the shortstop's head into the gap.
[super=35-Potomac/11/Salem/12/Final In 12;]

Feglente Lentini scores along with Todd Self. And Salem wins it 12 to 11 in a dozen innings.
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[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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One of Friday Football Extra's top junior lineman last season has decided to make his college choice before the start of his senior season. John Kirchner from Rockbridge County has made a verbal commitment to UVa.
[GRAPHIC=UVA]

The six-five, 260 pounder picked the Cavs over Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Stanford, Duke and Maryland. Kirchner was all Valley district, all region and all state last year.

[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GO TO ENG#]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Two of the Hokies' top incoming freshman have already arrived in Blacksburg to get their preseason physicals, and get aquatinted with their new surroundings.
Xavier Adibi and Chris Ellis have a chance to be impact players before they leave Tech if not in their freshman seasons. The entire team - both freshmen and veterans report together this year. The date is August 6th.
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[S-Seth]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=VT HOOPS]


Virginia Tech men's basketball coach has added an important piece to his staff puzzle. Today Art Zeno was named adminstrative assistant for the Hokies. His job is as important as any as one his main duties is working out travel details and scheduling. He joins Tech after spending last year at Norfolk State.


[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-138 20026TC]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]

NASCAR and Bill Simpson wouldn't speak a year ago. Today they've settled their differences.. Simpson, the sport's main safety innovator and provider for many race teams was suing NASCAR
[GRAPHIC=DALE EARNHARDT OBIT]

for $8 million bucks after one of his seatbelts was blamed for the death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-2001; :00]

Simpson has always maintained that he didn't want NASCAR's money just an apology for the way they handled the Death of Dominator. The lawsuit has been completely dropped. Neither side will discuss the resolution other than to say they both agree their energies can be better used other than in litigation.
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[S-Brick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[wipe to eng#!!]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00]

The second round of testing at Indianapolis for the Brickyard 400 was rained out today. Yesterday's session will have to do for the 26 teams that showed at the track for this second and final session. Todd Bodine, John Andretti in a DEI car, Jimmy Spencer and Ricky Rudd were among the fastest. The Brickyard 400 in Sunday August 3rd.
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[S-Tour]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-142 20425TC]
[GRAPHIC=NEW 7 SPORTS]

Not even a pile of protesters could stop Lance Armstrong in stage ten of the Tour De France today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Marseille, France/OLN; :00]

The protesters were gathered in support of jailed farmer Jose Bove who last month destroyed genetically modified crops and served about six weeks in jail in 2002 for ransacking a McDonald's restaurant construction site. They slowed Lance down as he finished more than 20 minutes behind the stage winner. He still stayed in first place because the other top riders also were caught in the traffic jam. Tomorrow the Tour is off. Friday is a 95 mile ride.
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[S-Chip]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=kby]
[TAPE#=SP-151 705TC]
[GRAPHIC=CHIP SULLIVAN]

Ashley Plantation pro Chip Sullivan is getting ready for a busy end to the summer starting this weekend at the Virginia State Open at the Willow Oaks golf course in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-This Summer; :00]

Sullivan has competed in this type of event many times in his career and although he won the Maryland open last year, he has yet to win the Virginia State Open. He hopes this year will be different.
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[SOT]
[IN Q ="I won....]
[SUPER=01-Chip Sullivan/Ashley Plantation Pro; :00]
[RUNS =:12]
[OUT Q= "...that's for sure"]
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[VO-NAT]

Sullivan has also qualified for the PGA Championship, his first ever major. The championship will take place in Rochester, NY beginning August 14th. Although he has played in many tour events, he believes that a major will be much different.
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[SOT]

[IN CUE: "WE JUST..."]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q="...normal tour event"]
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[Bluffwalk]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC1:21:09]
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After six years in the planning, a multi-million dollar hotel and conference is on its way in downtown Lynchburg.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Ground was officially broken today for the Bluffwalk Center between Jefferson and Commerce Streets.
Architect Hal Craddock and a group of investors plan to turn two old warehouses into an upscale hotel with restaurants, a microbrewery and shopping.
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[SOT 12:10:57]
[IN Q=Downtown is]

((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: DOWNTOWN IS TAKING SHAPE AND THIS PROJECT THE BLUFFWALK IS GOING TO REALLY, REALLY MAKE IT EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE FOR FOLKS WHO VISIT OUR COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Carl Hutcherson/Lynchburg Mayor;]
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[OUT Q=visit our community.]
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City leaders say Bluffwalk will help anchor the rest of downtown revitalization.
Work continues on the overhaul of Monument Terrace and the Ninth Street corridor near Amazement Square. (------------)