[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

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[WRITER=tha]
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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

Workers in Southside rally to keep jobs here at home. A California man is arrested for stealing dozens of body parts. Steve Mason takes a look at volleyball, hockey and fencing in the final day of the Commonwealth Games.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus, Brent with the work-week forecast. News 7 is next.



[Video-Open]


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[VO-NAT]

Trying to stop the flow of jobs overseas. That's just what hundreds of workers and politicians are trying to do in Southside.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[D'ville-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC-27:34]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Union workers in southside rallied at Danville's Community Market today in an effort to preserve the area's economy. As Jennifer Wishon reports, they're trying to save their community, by saving their jobs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Leroy Jones/Dan River Fabrics Employee; :10]
[SUPER=@Reynolds; :49]
[SUPER=@hurt; :55]
[SUPER=01-Danny Barber/USWA Local 831 President; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-J.C. Richardson/Goodyear Retiree; 1:33]
[SUPER=01-Scott Wallace/Goodyear Employee; 1:44]
[SUPER=@jennifer2; 1:55]
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[Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-30 TC-1:05:38]
[GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium]

Residents who want to save Victory Stadium are taking the battle to Roanoke's City Council tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

"Citizens for a Sensible Stadium Decision" went public about their hopes of renovating Victory Stadium about two months ago. Since then, they've gathered more than 5- thousand signatures in hopes that city council will grant them a referendum.

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[SOT 16:56:15:23]
[IN Q=We think it's]

((BRIAN WISHNEFF/CITIZENS FOR A SENSIBLE STADIUM DECISION: WE THINK IT'S THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE CITY THAT SUCH A PUBLIC FACILITY WAS GONNA BE BUILT WITHOUT A REFERENDUM. I MEAN EVEN THE CIVIC CENTER IN ROANOKE TOOK THREE REFERENDUMS BEFORE IT PASSED AND REALLY IT'S UNPRECEDENTED TO SPEND THIS KIND OF MONEY.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Wishneff/Citizens for a Sensible Stadium Decision;]
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[OUT Q=kind of money]
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[VO-NAT]

The city has already put plans in motion for a new Stadium- Amphitheater. But Citizens for Victory Stadium say they want to put the issue on the ballot so residents can decide how to proceed.

Tomorrow they'll present their case to City Council at 7 o'clock in the Municipal Building.
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[Franklin-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-5:53]
[GRAPHIC=AEP]

A-E-P's plans to manage the shorelines of Smith Mountain and Leesville Lake will come before more public meetings this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; ]

The first meeting will be held this Wednesday at Altavista High school from three to eight P-M. The second meeting will be held Thursday at Resurrection Catholic church in Moneta from noon until eight P-M. Franklin County's administrator says residents who need assistance will be helped.
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[SOT 01:18:19]
[IN Q=County staff ]
[SUPER=01-Richard Huff/Franklin Co. Administrator; ]

((COUNTY STAFF INTENDS TO BE THERE WITH THE COUNTY MAPPING, PEOPLE TO LOOK UP THE IMPACT SPECIFICALLY ON THEIR PARCEL, TO TRY TO ASSIST WITH THAT INFORMATION PROCESS.))
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[OUT Q=information process.]
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[VO-NAT]

A-E-P will be taking public comment on its proposal through August 15th.
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[Iraq-Latest]


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[WRITER=dgr]
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[GRAPHIC=Latest Developments]

The violence against U-S troops is only going to get worse. That prediction comes from the head of U-S Central Command. Officials say Iraqi hostility is inevitable--as the U-S tries to create a new government. Scott Rapoport has details on the latest attacks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=ANGRY IRAQI'S ]
[SUPER=03-South of Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :20]
[SUPER=01-Paul Wolfowitz/Deputy Defense Secretary; :41]
[SUPER=01-Paul Bremer/US Civilian Administrator in Iraq; 1:01]
[SUPER=03-Najaf, Iraq; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Scott Rapoport/Reporting; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=STD]

((nats....protesters throwing rocks.. LOCATOR: SOUTH OF BAGHDAD, IRAQ ANGRY IRAQI'S HURLED STONES AT AMERICAN FORCES SOUTH OF BAGHDAD....DENOUNCING THE U-S AND IT'S PLANS FOR A NEW GOVERNING COUNCIL. AS FIERCE RESISTANCE GROWS -- SO DOES THE CASUALTY COUNT FOR U-S FORCES. TWO MORE TROOPS DIED SUNDAY IN AN AMBUSH ON A UNITED NATIONS CONVOY. A THIRD SOLDIER WAS KILLED IN A VEHICLE ROLLOVER IN BAGHDAD.
(nats...wolfowitz) LOCATOR: BAGHDAD, IRAQ

DESPITE THE DAILY LOSS OF LIVES, TOP U-S OFFICIALS INSIDE IRAQ SAY THE SITUATION IS IMPROVING. ON A VISIT TO A BAGHDAD PRISON, DEPUTY DEFENSE SECRETARY PAUL WOLFOWITZ SAID IRAQIS WHO COMMITTED ATROCITIES DURING SADDAM'S BRUTAL REIGN...
. ARE THE ONES BACKING ATTACKS ON U-S FORCES. SOT - PAUL WOLFOWITZ/DEPUTY DEFENSE SECRETARY

"It's a tiny sliver of Iraq, but there are thousands of people implicated in those crimes and are now working to kill Americans so they can bring back the old order, but it's not going to happen." THE AMERICAN GOVERNOR IN IRAQ SAYS SADDAM IS PROBABLY STILL ALIVE....AND HIDING SOMEWHERE IN THE COUNTRY. BUT PAUL BREMER INSISTS, SADDAM IS NOT ORCHESTRATING THE ONGOING ATTACKS.
SOT Paul Bremer/US Civilian Administrator in Iraq (FACE THE NATION)

"We are facing a small group of bitter enders who are basically trying to turn the tide of history. We have thrown out Saddam and Saddam dead or alive is finished in Iraq."
(nats..protests in najaf..) LOCATOR: NAJAF, IRAQ

BUT BITTERNESS REMAINS -- AND RESENTMENT RUNS DEEP. (more nats..soldiers face to face with iraqis) A PENTAGON ADVISORY PANEL SUGGESTED LAST WEEK THAT COALITION TROOPS WILL NEED TO STAY IN IRAQ FOR AT LEAST TWO TO FIVE YEARS... A TIMETABLE, THAT IN THIS ENVIRONMENT -- IS CERTAIN TO TAKE MORE AMERICAN LIVES. SCOTT RAPOPORT, CBS NEWS.))

[Prisoner-Sues]


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One of the men that had been held at Guantanomo Bay as an enemy combatant is now suing the United States.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Islamabad, Pakistan]

Mohammad Sagheer Khan is one of the Pakistani men released last year. Now he has filed a damages claim of nearly 10 and a half MILLION dollars. His lawyer says the compensation was claimed for "mental suffering, financial losses, physical and religious victimizations." The notice was issued to three government officials including Donald Rumsfeld and Colin Powell. Khan's lawyer said he had given them four weeks to respond, after that he would file a case in a U-S or Pakistani court against them.
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[Weller-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
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Russell Weller has made his first public statement about the farmers market tragedy in Santa Monica, California.


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[VO-NAT 20:01:22]
[SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;]

Weller's pastor read a statement from the 86 year following church services at Brentwood Presbyterian in Los Angeles.

The statement was brief and expressed Weller's sorrow over what he called a "devastating accident".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=russ has written this...]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Stephen C. Lien/Brentwood Presbyterian Church; ]

(( RUSS HAS WRITTEN THIS: THERE ARE NO WORDS TO EXPRESS THE FEELINGS MY FAMILY AND I HAVE FOR THOSE WHO SUFFERED LOSS AND PAIN AS A RESULT OF WEDNESDAY DEVASTATING ACCIDENT. I AM SO VERY DISTRAUGHT AND MY HEART IS BROKEN OVER THE EXTENT OF THE TRAGEDY. ))
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[OUT Q=extent of the tragedy.]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Ten people died and at least eleven remain hospitalized after Weller's car plowed through a farmer's market on Wednesday.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still to come on the newscast, a California man is arrested for allegedly hoarding human body parts,
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[VO-NAT]

and researchers say keep talking, because there is no link between using cell phones and cancer.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=..in sports"]
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[Cell-Cancer]


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[WRITER=dgr]
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The controversy over whether cell phones cause cancer has been raging for a few years, but...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gainesville, FL]

researchers at the University of Florida now say that it is unlikely.
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[IN Q=THIS STUDY SHOWS ]

((DR. PATRICK ANTONELLI/UF SURGEON-THIS STUDY SHOWS THAT THERE DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE AT LEAST FOR THE SHORT PERIOD THAT WE'VE BEEN USING CELL PHONES A SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED RISK OF FACIAL NERVE TUMORS WITH CELL PHONE USE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Patrick Antonelli/UF Surgeon]
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[OUT Q=PHONE USE]
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[VO-NAT]

Researchers studied the effects that small doses of radiation from a cell phone can have on a person. Patients with nerve tumors on their faces and near their ears were the first studied to see if abnormal growth cells had anything to do with cell phone radiation.
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[Idi-Amin]


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A former African dictator who has lived in exile for more than 20 years is reportedly in a coma.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File]

(EE-dee ah-MEEN) Idi Amin was admitted to a Saudi Arabian hospital on Friday--the 80- year old has been in declining health. Doctors say he is in stable condition, but have not said what caused him to slip into a coma. The former President of Uganda has been in exile since 19-79, when rebels and Tanzanian forces drove him out. He has been accused of ordering the deaths of as many as 200-thousand people during his eight year reign.
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[Body-Parts]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
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A California man has been arrested for stealing body parts.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Davis, CA]

Police say David Lawrence Beale was arrested after they found body parts he was keeping in a shed and storage locker.

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[SOT :21]
[IN Q=IT WAS A TOTAL ]

((SHERIFF ED PRIETO/YOLO COUNTY-IT WAS A TOTAL AT THIS POINT OF 157 POUNDS OF HUMAN REMAINS THAT HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED. WE HAD 2 HEADS, DISSECTED TORSO, SPINAL CORD, FETUSES, MULTIPLE DISSECTED AND WHOLE ORGANS AND A VARIETY OF BONES))
[SUPER=01-Ed Prieto/Yolo County, CA Sheriff]
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[OUT Q=VARIETY OF BONES]
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[VO-NAT]

According to Police, Beale took the body parts when he worked as an autopsy assistant. Police say Beale is not suspected of any homicides, and he apparently kept the remains because he wanted to perform his own research in anatomy. He is charged with taking human remains with the intent to dissect or sell them. He's being held on 10-thousand dollars bond.
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[Kenya-Crash]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
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A plane crash in Kenya, Africa has left 12 Americans dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nairobi, Kenya]

The South African plane crashed last night--there were no survivors. The plane was flying over Kenya's second highest mountain when it crashed at over 16-thousand feet.
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[SOT 1:30]
[IN Q=HAD IT BEEN ]

((BONGO WOODLEY/MOUNT KENYA, SENIOR WARDEN-HAD IT BEEN 100 FEET HIGHER IT WOULD HAVE CLEARED THE MOUNTAIN AND THEY WOULD NEVER HAVE KNOWN HOW CLOSE THEY WERE. ))
[SUPER=01-Bongo Woodley/Mount Kenya, Senior Warden]
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[VO-NAT]

The dead are believed to belong to three different families. The plane had been flying tourists to northern Kenya when it appeared to have gotten lost. A team that trekked to the crash site said they saw the bodies of four children and recovered eight U-S passports. Efforts to retrieve the bodies are under way, but because of the terrain and harsh weather, it may take a while.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]

Still ahead on the newscast, a new music festival gets underway tomorrow in Roanoke...
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[VO-NAT]

and what has 8 legs and flies? A flying octopus, of course. We'll explain in just a little bit.
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[Commercial]

[Fiddlefest-Preview]


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[TAPE#=03-19 TC-1:29:08]
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The first ever FiddleFest gets started tomorrow and organizers hope it will become an annual tradition.
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[SOT 18:09:22:18 (FiddleFest Cover)]
[IN Q=In the heart of]

((ACOUSTIC ENDEAVORS: IN THE HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS WHERE THE ROANOKE RIVER FLOWS.))
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[OUT Q=Roanoke River flows]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Bluegrass band "Acoustic Endeavors" performed on News 7 Sunday Morning. They've been together for 12 years and say it's only natural to celebrate traditional string music in Roanoke.
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[SOT 14:48:58:05]
[IN Q=We've played all over]

((WARREN AMBERSON/FIDDLEFEST PERFORMER: WE'VE PLAYED ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND ALL OVER THE WORLD AND IT'S SUCH AN EXCITING THING TO GET THE CHANCE TO BRING BLUEGRASS BACK HERE TO ROANOKE WHERE IT PLAYED SUCH AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT ROLE AND IN THE YEARS TO COME WE WILL HAVE PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD COMING HERE TO BE INVOLVED IN THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Warren Amberson/FiddleFest Performer; :10]
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[VO-NAT]

The week- long event will be a combination of both workshops and performances.
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[Take WDBJ7 Web FS] For more information on FiddleFest you can log onto our homepage and click on "websites in the news."
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[VA-Profile]


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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Profile #6 TC-1:47:01]
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The first trip may have been 200 years ago, but now a Salem man is getting some recognition of his own for retracing Lewis and Clark's expedition across the continent.
Marya Jones has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They got along]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :14]
[SUPER=07-Warren Moorman; :23]
[SUPER=@Marya2; 1:36]
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[OUT Q=MJN7.]
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[SOT 15:43:45 tape 2]

(( they got along so well between themselves as coleaders and it was a cooperative venture. )) [RUNS:07]
To hear Warren Moorman talk about Lewis and Clark, you might think he explored right alongside America's early adventurers.
While he DID follow in their footsteps, he was able to accelerate their two-year, 8-thousand mile journey.
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[SOT 19:04, tape 1]

(( TOOK ABOUT 6 WEEKS. I WAS IN A VAN -- A CAMPING VAN -- AND IN 6 WEEKS I SPENT FOUR RAINY NIGHTS IN A MOTELS. )) [RUNS:10]
The products of those six weeks now hang on the walls at the Salem Museum -- a museum Moorman helped found.
He photographed all the places Lewis and Clark mentioned in their journals.
But you'll have to get his version of the stories behind them.
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[SOT 15:39:19, tape 2]

(( IT'S NOT A FACE THAT WOULD MAKE YOU DROP OUT OF THE SADDLE INSTANTLY, BUT HE NEVER FORGOT IT. )) [RUNS:10]
Moorman was born and raised in Salem.
He became a doctor and served in the Army's medical corps in Japan after World War Two.
But Salem beckoned him home ...
He spent the rest of his career as a plastic surgeon at Lewis-Gale, even becoming the clinic's president.
Somewhere along the line, he also became an amateur historian.
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[SOT 20:19, tape 1]

(( I DON'T CONSIDER MYSELF A HISTORIAN. SORT OF AN ANTIQUE THAT I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH. )) [RUNS:05]
Moorman found something to do by traveling and studying history.
He's been to every continent except Antartica.
And what adventures he couldn't find on the road, he found in books.
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[SOT 21:33 tape 1]

[COVER BITE WITH VIDEO. HE'S NOT ON CAMERA] ((I'M A BOOKAHOLIC. I DON'T KNOW MUCH BUT I KNOW WHERE I CAN FIND IT. )) [RUNS:03]
He's sharing what he finds with Salem, through stories and photographs.
And planning on an expedition of his own: a trip to Alaska. Marya Jones, News-7.))

[Miss-VA]


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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-21 TC-1:02:32]
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Miss Virginia spent the afternoon hitting all the right notes with some area senior citizens-- not far from her own hometown.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Miss Virginia Nancy Redd attended an ice cream social with residents at "The Park Oak Grove Retirement Community" in Roanoke County. Redd is from Martinsville and says serving as Miss Virginia has been a wonderful experience.
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[SOT 16:49:38]
[IN Q=Not only is ]
[SUPER=01-Nancy Redd/Miss Virginia; ]

((NOT ONLY IS MISS VIRGINIA AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MY STATE AND WHAT I CAN DO FOR IT, BUT ITS A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE MARTINSVILLE AND 4 H AND TO TEACH PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY AND STATE HOW TO BE THEIR BEST SELF THROUGH 4 H AND THROUGH PROMOTING THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES.))
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[OUT Q=their own communiteis. ]
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[VO-NAT]

Redd says today's visit was rewarding for her because her own grandmother is in a nursing home-- and enjoys receiving visitors.
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[Giant-Octopus]


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[WRITER=tha]
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Residents of one upstate New York town took in an unusual sight in the skies... as a gigantic orange octopus took flight.
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[VO-NAT 20:03:03]
[SUPER=03-Sodus, NY;]

The creature was made of 18- thousand balloons and it took creators two years to plan and one week to build. When finished the octopus was about one- hundred feet wide and two hundred feet tall. An artist native of San Diego, California built the balloon animal and stood by last night for the big launch. Larry Moss says he can't believe he actually made his vision come true. The octopus launch was the grand finale for the second annual Family Festival near Rochester.
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[S-Hillcats]


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Lets start on the diamond. Hillcats and Blue Rocks in Carolina League action tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Blue Rocks vs. Hillcats; :00]


To City Stadium we go for this 6:05 start. A perfect night for the game's future to come on out and sport their true colors.
We pick it up in the top of the fifth. Wilmington's Trey Dyson. he send the pitch over the right field wall, scoring Ruben Gotay and Chris Fallon and the count was 4-nothing Blue Rocks out in front.
[SUPER=37-Wilmington/7/Lynchburg/0;]Two batters later, John Draper connects on a double that plates JD Alleva from s

econd, 5-zip Wilmington in control and the Rocks win 7-nothing.
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[S-AVS]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-144 1:52:43]
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The Salem Avalanche begins a four game series with the Winston Salem Warthogs tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The Avs are back in first place in the Carolina League Southern Division despite batting around .240 and stacking up near the bottom of most statistical categories.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Josh Canales/Avalanche Infielder; :00]
[SUPER=01-Todd Self/Avalanche First Baseman & Outfielder; :24]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=.....every extra base we can"]
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[S-British]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 11:36]
[GRAPHIC=British open]


Last year Ben Curtis was competing on the Hooters tour, now he's the British Open champion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sandwich, England/ABC; :00]

The 26-year-old P-G-A Tour rookie from Kent, Ohio, outplayed many of the game's biggest names on the final day at Royal St. George's. Despite four bogeys on his last eight holes, Curtis closed with a 2-under-par 69 to finish at 1-under-par 283, the only four-round score under par. He never placed in a PGA event before playing the British.
Vijay Singh and Thomas Bjorn (TOH'-mahs byork) were one shot back at 284. Tiger Woods and Davis Love the Third were next at 285. Curtis, listed 396th in the world rankings, is believed to be the first player since the 1913 U-S Open to win the first major championship in which he played.
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[S-Golf]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-134 2:04:38]
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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Endicott, NY; :00]

How about the "Don" of golf any many ways, Fifty-year-old Craig Stadler and his solid driver rallied from eight shots down with a 9-under-par 63 to win the B-C Open in outrageous fashion. He joins Ray Floyd as the only players to win tournaments on both the Senior Tour and the P-G-A Tour in the same season.
[SUPER=03-New Rochelle, NY;]

On the LPGA. South Korean native Hee-Won Han has her first L-P-G-A Tour victory, the Big Apple Classic. Her 11-under-par 273 beat Meg Mallon by two shots.
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[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-152 11:28]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]


Jimmy Johnson played the fuel game just right and won the New England 300 today at New Hampshire International Speedway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/TNT; :00]

The caution flags flew early and often in this one. Dale Earnhardt Junior spins Rusty Wallace on lap 110 for the fifth yellow of the afternoon, but would race again.
Then, the most violent crash of the day that drew a caution. Jamie McMurray fits the wall very hard on the 10th caution, luckily he was ok.
This race came down to fuel mileage. Johnson took the lead for good with 46 laps to go and had just the right amount. he wins the new England 300 for his second win of the season. Kevin Harvick was second, Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman fourth and Robby Gordon Fifth.
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[anchor=steve]
[graphic=nascar]


Jeff Gordon finished 24th and now trails Kenseth in the points race by 234 points after 19 of 36 races. Dale Earnhardt Jr's sixth place finish moves him to within 39 points of Gordon.

[S-Games]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-148 1:24:11]
[GRAPHIC=Comonwealth games]


The commonwealth games would finish up today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Rising Star Sports and Adventure Camp hosted adult and youth inline hockey. Six youth teams participated and seven adult teams entered. This game is formatted much different than the three-20 minute period system the Roanoke Express ice hockey team employs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tim Cerebe/Games Inline Hockey Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=.....in between"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;]


William Byrd played host to the Commonwealth Games volleyball segment. Four teams representing the North, west and east regions were on hand. 40 girls played in the all star cast and the North won the gold medal.
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[S-Fencing]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-138 2:03:36]
[GRAPHIC=Games]


Many talented swordsman and swords women hoped they were a cut above the rest of the field in the Commonwealth games fencing today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Hollins University played host to the event. The scoring is interesting. Each weapon has a button on the end and a cord that goes through the weapon and around the fencers clothing to a score box. There are several types of scoring techniques and different kinds of fencing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Angie Hunter/Commonwealth Games Fencing Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=......award the touch"]
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[VO-NAT]


While the competition seems violent, this gathering is as much about camaraderie as it is about winning.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tom Hennig/Fencing Competitor; :00]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=....just to come"]

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