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Coming up on News 7-
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Crews are searching the banks of the Roanoke River after the report of a capsized boat.
One legendary musician comes to Roanoke along with a Democratic presidential candidate.
And from dancing to a dominatrix.. new ways people are whipping into shape.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((THIS IS THE SINGLE WORST TRAFFIC ACCIDENT I'VE WITNESSES IN MY 30 YEARS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.))
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A veteran police officer describes the scene- after a speeding motorist plowed through a crowd at an outdoor market.. leaving behind dead, injured and mayhem.
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((HIS VEHICLE TRAVELED APPROXIMATELY TWO AND HALF BLOCKS THROUGH THIS DENSELY POPULATED FOR THE FARMER'S MARKET.))
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[OUT Q=the farmers' market.]
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[Santa-Monica]


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At first some thought maybe it was intentional, but now it appears that was likely not the case.
The man behind the wheel of the runaway car is in his 80's and he too is hospitalized. Some at the scene said it looked like he may have had a seizure.
The crash happened just as the market was closing for the day.
Eight people are dead, at least 50 more are injured.
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Donna (Teh-troh) Tetreault is standing by live at the scene with the latest.
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[SUPER=01-Parker Hall/Witness;]
[SUPER=01-James Butts, Jr./Santa Monica Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=of this collision.]

((AMBULANCES ... SCATTERED DEBRIS ... AND SCORES OF VICTIMS LINED THE STREETS OF A POPULAR FARMER'S MARKET IN SANTA MONICA. THE CHAOS ERUPTED AFTER A SPEEDING CAR PLOWED THROUGH THE CROWDED MARKETPLACE FOR SEVERAL CITY BLOCKS. WITNESSES SAY THE DRIVER MOWED DOWN PEDESTRIANS LIKE BOWLING PINS.
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"The car was coming down the street almost 100 miles an hour -- without thinking who was in the way." AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE WERE KILLED -- INCLUDING A THREE-YEAR OLD GIRL.
(SOT: PARKER HALL/WITNESS)

"People, tents went flying in the air .. never seen anything like it." DOZENS MORE WERE INJURED. RESCUE CREWS QUICKLY SET UP A TRIAGE AREA ... AND SOME OF THE PATIENTS HAD TO BE FLOWN TO NEARBY HOSPITALS. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR WAS AN ELDERLY MAN IN HIS 80'S. HE'S ALSO BEING TREATED AT A HOSPITAL.
(SOT: CHIEF JAMES T. BUTTS JR./SANTA MONICA POLICE)

"He is concious. We're trying to determine his status at the time of this collision."
(STANDUP)

DONNA TETREAULT FOR CBS NEWS SANTA MONICA. now back to you.))
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[Roanoke-River]


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Roanoke police and rescue crews spent much of the evening searching along the Roanoke River for a capsized boat.
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They centered their efforts around the water treatment plant and 13th Street Bridge.
That's the area where Police say a man walked up to a house saying his boat had capsized and he couldn't find his friend.
The man left and so far police haven't found any trace of him, a boat or any other victims.
If they don't find anything tonight, crews will return in the morning with a boat and search again.
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[Leyva]


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A nationwide search is underway for a Pentecostal Preacher who jumped parole.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 2002]

Under supervised release for the past 15 months, Tony Leyva had "maxed out" his sentence for molesting boys who attended his religious revivals. State and federal warrants were issued late yesterday, after parole officers went to his room at Roanoke's Jefferson Motor Lodge and found it empty.
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((WAYNE PIKE/U. S. MARSHAL; OUR FUGITIVE TASK FORCE IS ON THE JOB TODAY, AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE ABLE TO TRACK HIM DOWN.))
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Leyva was originally from Puerto Rico. He tried to have his parole supervision transferred there, but Puerto Rican authorities wouldn't let him stay.
So he returned to the Motor Lodge on Jefferson Street. Leyva had actually been working at the Lodge. He checked in with his parole officer Monday morning, but was gone by yesterday afternoon.
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[Target]


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Police say an anonymous tip led them to the suspect in the case of an 11-year old assaulted at a Target store.
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Officers arrested 37-year old Allen Dwayne Coates in downtown Louisville Kentucky after getting a phone tip.
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((THE INFORMATION THE TIPSTER HAD WAS INFORMATION THAT NOBODY ELSE HAD.)) [butt to 30 ] ((IT WAS A GOOD IT DID GET RESOLVED AS QUICKLY AS IT DID. A LOT OF TIMES THESE CASES DON'T.))
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The assault happened Saturday after the man identified himself as a security guard and pulled the girl to a secluded area of the store at knifepoint.
Tonight people in South Charleston are relieved a suspect is behind bars.
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((GOOD NEWS YEA.)) ((MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD SLEEP BETTER TONIGHT ABSOLUTELY.)) [BUTT TO ] ((WE AT TARGET OUR CERTAINLY RELIEVED THAT SUSPECT.))
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Coates was arrested while leaving a lawyers office.
He's being charged with sexual assualt and kidnapping.
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[Marine]


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A missing 12 year old girl is back in England with her parents after disappearing with her alleged boyfriend.
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31 year old Toby Studabaker, a former marine, is in custody after running off to Europe with Shevaun Pennington. Studabaker was arrested in Germany, where he told authorities that Pennington was already on a plane back to England.
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((I DON'T THINK ANYBODY COULD HAVE WRITE A STORY UH...UNBELIEVABLE....ABSOLUTELY UNBELIEVABLE.))
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[OUT Q=...unbelievable." DOUBLE OUT]
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The two met in an Internet chatroom, were they discussed marriage which prompted Studabaker to fly to England to meet the girl he thought was 19. Using confiscated computer files and personal letters, police say Studabaker knew the girl was only 12 years old, but that's still under investigation. Right now he is facing abduction charges.
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[Stanley-Graham]


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He's running for President and tonight he was aiming for all the right VOTES and NOTES in southwest Virginia.

Tonight Democrat Bob Graham campaigned in Roanoke where he shared the stage with a bluegrass legend. Teresa Hamilton has more from tonight's fundraiser.
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((RALPH STANLEY SINGING)). [RUNS05]
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It didn't take long for Ralph Stanley to get the crowd warmed up at the Coffee Pot in Roanoke before introducing the man he hopes to see capture the White House in the next election.
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(( nat sound of introduction by ralph stanley.)) [runs05]
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(( SEN. BOB GRAHAM/D- FLORIDA: I BELIEVE THAT A LOT OF AMERICANS HAVE BEEN OVERLOOKED, FARMERS AND PEOPLE WITH RURAL VALUES THEY'RE PEOPLE FROM THE SOUTH AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO THAT. )) [runs15]
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The U-S Senator from Florida wasn't through though. Before stepping from the stage, Graham also tried to sway voters with his own music.
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((SEN. BOB GRAHAM: FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC THEY ALL SAY HE'S TERRIFIC, BOB GRAHAM IS WHAT AMERICA NEEDS TODAY. THANK YOU.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q= NEEDS TODAY. THANK YOU. ]

Ralph Stanley wasn't the only one stumping for Graham in Roanoke. Earlier in the day-- some of the biggest names in racing also campaigned for Graham as well as former Dukes of Hazzard Star, Ben Jones, better known as Cooter.
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((BEN JONES/FORMER DUKES OF HAZZARD STAR: THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY CAME FROM THE HEARTLAND OF AMERICA FROM THE WORKING PEOPLE, THE SMALL BUSINESS PEOPLE, THE FARMERS AND THEY'RE VOTING THE OTHER WAY NOW, AND WE NEED TO GET THAT BACK AND BOB GRAHAM IS THE MAN WHO CAN DO IT.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q= WHO CAN DO IT. ]

Something Davis, Ralph Stanley and other supporters will find out in February. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS7, Roanoke. ))


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A tense day on the Korean border.
South and North Korean soldiers briefly exchanged machine gun fire today.
The South Korean military says it did not suffer casualties in the shootout.
It was not immediately known whether any North Korean troops were injured or killed.
The incident comes at a time when tension on the Korean Peninsula is high over North Korea's suspected development of nuclear weapons.

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Meanwhile, more Virginia-based soldiers are on the way to another of the world's hot-spots.
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More than 100 soldiers assigned to the 10th and 24th Transportation Battalions at Fort Eustis left for the Middle East. They'll replace soldiers who have been conducting Army vessel operations. Many loved ones say they were anxious to see the soldiers leave, but fearful they won't return.
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((IT'S HARD TO LET GO OF THEM. ESPECIALLY SOMEWHERE WERE YOU ARE AFRAID TO WALK DOWN THE STREET AND THESE PEOPLE THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO HELP ARE THROWING ROCKS AT YOU. AND EVERYTIME THAT YOU WATCH THE NEWS THESE SOLDIERS ARE GETTING KILLED AND I PRAY FOR EVERYONE OF THEM TO COME BACK HOME SAFE AND SOUND.))
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[OUT Q=...home safe and sound."]
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U-S causalities in Iraq have now tied that of the first Gulf war.
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Northern Virginia was terrorized by the sniper spree last fall.
But the area won't have to deal with the trials of the two suspect.
More on that coming up.
Plus Jimmy Hoffa's been rumored to be buried in all kinds of places...
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But the latest tip has police digging under a Michigan pool.
Find out what they've found when we return.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as victorious drivers and voters mix it up in the star city. The Pulaski Braves were the only game in town tonight. Duncan breaks the banks, while Kobe is still on hold. Some possible future Hokies weigh in on the ACC. And Tiger and Ernie get ready to hit the links tonight on the Big 7.))

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Gunshots rang out in a parking lot near Valley View Mall this morning.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Around 11 this morning two men got into an argument in the parking lot of the Big and Tall Casual Male store.
Police say one man fired shots at the other- 29 year old Timothy Myers- hitting his car twice. Myers ran to a nearby restaurant for help while his Ford Explorer hit the side of the store. Police say Myers and the suspect know each other. Authorities have not identified the suspect. They're asking for anyone with information to come forward.
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[Muhammed]


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The trial of sniper suspect John Allen Muhammed is moving 200 miles.
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Today a Prince William County judge moved Muhammed's trial from Northern Virginia
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to a courtroom in Virginia Beach.
The judge said the change is necessary to ensure a fair and impartial jury.
The prosecutor believes he'll be successful in either location.
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((PAUL EBERT/PROSECUTOR; THE DEMOGRAPHICS ARE PRETTY MUCH THE SAME AS WE HAVE HERE. THERE ARE A LOT OF RETIRED AND ACTIVE MILITARY IN VIRGINIA BEACH. AND OF COURSE WE HAVE THAT HERE ALSO.))
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[OUT Q=have that here also.]
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Muhammed's trial is scheduled to begin in October.
The trial of the other defendant, Lee Malvo, has also been moved.
It's scheduled for November in the city of Chesapeake.
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[College-enrollment]


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College enrollment is up... but some say Virginia's public schools can not afford any more students.
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The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia expects college enrollment to increase by nearly 61-thousand students by the end of the decade.
The group says the state's public colleges are underfunded.
And unless the state comes up with more money, Virginia students may be turned away.
House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith says help is already on the way.
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((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WE DID PUT UP A SUBSTANTIAL BOND REFERENDUM. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA SUPPORTED THAT AND I THINK THAT WAS THE PROPER THING TO DO TO HELP BUILD ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS TO HOUSE THE STUDENTS AND TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DO HAVE THE BUILDINGS. WE'LL HAVE TO TAKE A LOOK AT IT NOW THAT THERE IS A NEW REPORT OUT AND DEAL WITH IT WHEN WE COME BACK IN JANUARY.))
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The bad economy is being blamed for why more people are choosing to go to school.
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You can spray it or cut it, but it always comes back.
More on the plant that really puts down roots when News 7 returns.
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People are getting whipped into shape at a new class in New York.
It's one of many new classes getting people pumped up to workout.
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((YOU'LL FIND SOMETHING YOU'RE GONNA LIKE.))
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[vo-nat] The new crazes in working out.. coming up.
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[Hoffa]


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It is one of the nation's biggest mysteries- the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.
Now investigators in Michigan are trying to solve it.
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They dug up a yard today as they searched for clues in the disappearance of the former Teamster president.
Investigators say a prisoner claims a clue in the Hoffa
[SUPER=03-Hampton Township, MI;] case could be buried under a swimming pool.


After six hours though the dig turned up nothing. Investigators say they don't have much hope of finding anything. They will stay at the site and use metal detectors to continue the search.
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[Kudzu]


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The state tries its best but continues to have trouble weeding out a chronic problem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Virginia's Department of Transportation spends 90-thousand dollars a year trying to eradicate kudzu.
It is a vine the government planted in the 1930's to control erosion.
The problem is it works too well because kudzu eventually grows over everything in its path.
It is also nearly impossible to kill since the roots can grow as far as fourteen feet into the ground.
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[SOT 7:48:40]
[IN Q=It's just the vine]

((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT SPOKESPERSON: IT'S JUST THE VINE THAT WON'T DIE. WE CAN SPRAY IT AND WE DO EVERY YEAR AND IT STILL COMES BACK. IT GROWS PARTICULARLY FASTER THAN YOU CAN KILL IT. IT'S HAS BEEN KNOWN TO GROW AS MUCH AS A FOOT A DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/VDOT Spokesperson; ]
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[VO-NAT]


Researchers in North Carolina have found one possible solution to control kudzu.
They are using goats since they are known to eat just about everything.
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[S-Extra]


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Some of the Commonwealth's NASCAR kings were in the Noke tonight. The Pulaski Blue Jays were home. Duncan has decided to stay at home. And for Tech football campers the ACC appears to be a good home. But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

The Mets and Yankees confirmed their subway trade tonight as Armando Benitez left the Mets and joined Yanks. In exchange the Yankees will give up three prospects. The Mets have now unloaded three high priced players this month in Benitez, Robby Alomar and Jeromy Burnitz. [go to scores]
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NASCAR fans in southwest Virginia love it when some of their stars roll into town and this afternoon two did just that.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Ward Burton and Jon Wood were part of the Bob Graham for President entourage that spent part of the day at Winner's Circle on Williamson Road. Burton heads back to New Hampshire later tomorrow to begin defense of his New England 300 title.
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[OUT Q=...RUN TO THE FRONT."]
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Wood has to feel closer to Senator Graham than anyone these days. Since Graham signed on to sponsor his Roush Racing truck - Wood has picked up his first career win and his first pole position.
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[IN Q=IT'S FUN...]
[SUPER=01-Jon Wood/One Win & One Pole This Year; :00]
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[OUT Q=...WHAT WE'RE DOING."]
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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Wood and the rest of the Truck series at the Gateway Raceway in Illinois this weekend.

[S-Pulaski]


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With the Big Leagues and the Carolina League off tonight - the Appy League was all alone in the spotlight and that takes us tonight
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski/Mets vs. Blue Jays; :00]

to historic Calfee Park where the Blue Jays played host to the Kingsport Mets tonight. Fans were chomping on some good ole' dogs and then Kingsport chomped on this pitch in the 4th. Tyler Davidson - the six five, 240 pound outfielder rides one over the left field fence to make it 1-to-nothing. But Pulaski would keep it tight with its defense. Robinzon Diaz guns down the runner trying to steal.
[SUPER=34-Kingsport/1/Pulaski/0;]

The Blue Jays come up short, though, losing to Kingsport 1 to 0.
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[S-Duncan]


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On the NBA front - the two time MVP - Tim Duncan will remain with the Spurs for many years to come.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Tonight - Duncan signed a seven-year, $122 million deal with the Spurs on Wednesday. He became an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he indicated that the only team he was considering was the Spurs.

Duncan, who has played six seasons in the NBA has averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks since leaving Wake Forest.
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[WIPE TO ENG#!!]



[S-Kobe]


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[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

The Kobe Bryant case in Colorado remains in limbo and it may stay that way another week. Tonight the county district attorney in Eagle, Colorado said he likely won't announce until late this week or early next week if he will be charged. The five time all-star is accused of sexually assaulting a 19 year old at resort near Eagle, Colorado.
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[S-ACC]


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The ACC confirmed today that it has formally asked the NCAA to change its existing rule concerning post season championship games in football - now that Tech and Miami are on board. NCAA regulations currently state that a conference must have a dozen teams to hold such a game. The ACC is asking that any conference with at least 10 teams be able to do so. We won't know if it passes until next April at the earliest.
[GRAPHIC=TECH/ACC]

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech just wrapped up its football camp for over 600 youngsters. All of whom had signed up before the Hokies made the jump from the Big East.
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[SUPER=01-Tony Fiammetta/Camper from Maryland; :33]
[SUPER=01-Zach Talbert/Camper from Greensboro, NC; :43]
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[SUPER=01-Jeffrey Allen/Camper from Woodbridge; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Stinespring/VT Offensive Coordinator; 1:07]
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[OUT Q=....AS HARD BEFORE."]
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[S-Ferrum]


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Ferrum star Darren Venable has been named a first team preseason all-American in division three.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum/Last Season; :00]

The former Covington Cougar was the Dixie Conference's defensive player of the year last season with 99 tackles, two blocked kicks and four interceptions. Venable will be a junior this fall for the Panthers, who finished last season 5 and 5.
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[S-British]


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The British Open begins its first round of play in just a few hours in Sandwich, England. Ernie Els is the defending champ and Tiger Woods is the favorite.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sandwich, England; :00]

This year's event is being played on the links course at the Royal St. George Golf Club. Woods and Els talked about their rivalry before teeing off.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Tiger Woods/Number One Player in the World; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ernie Els/Defending British Open Champ; :20]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=...THE BEST REALLY."]
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[New-Workouts]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
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You could call it a twist on the saying "No pain, No gain."
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[VO-NAT 14.5]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


At New Yorks Crunch gym, it's a racy instruction method to encourage exercise.
It's called the Whipped Workout.
If a dominatrix can't motivate you, maybe a dancer can.
People get their muscles moving with a street stomp class.
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[SOT 29]
[IN Q=]

((MIKE COPPING; I LIKE DOING AEROBICS AND THEY HAVE NEW CLASSES A NEW TWSIT TO KEEP IT INTERESTING IT CAN GET BORING.)) ((NAT CLASS))
[SUPER=01-Mike Copping;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=nat of class.]
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[VO-NAT 08.5]


Nothing boring about this belly dancing class.
It is another way instructors are trying to motivate people to workout.
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[SOT 56]
[IN Q=]

((CEDRIC BRYANT/AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE; ONE OF THE CHALLENGES WE FACE IS THAT 60 PERCENT OF AMERICANS DON'T EXERCISE AND SO WHAT THESE CLASSES ARE ATTEMPTING TO DO IS TRY TO MOTIVATE THOSE PEOPLE BY TRYING THESE KIND OF NEW, MORE FUN TYPE ACTIVITIES TO GET THEM INVOLVED AND TO GET THEM OFF THE COUCH))
[SUPER=01-Cedric Bryant/American Council on Exercise;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=off the couch.]
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[vo-nat 16 plus pad]
Some are getting off the couch to go kicking to the rhythm of African music in the class Club Kick.
Even with all the new alternatives, the old advice still remains.
30 minutes of exercise a day is recommended and if you're trying out a new class, use common sense. Don't overdo it.
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