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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Saving their jobs and their community...
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Coming up on NEWS 7 at six... a rally in southside draws more than a hundred people concerned about job security.
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[anchor=Teresa]

Plus, the Roanoke Valley gets ready for a week of music and fun.

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In sports, Jimmy Johnson wins the New England 300, Commonwealth games stops at Fencing, hockey and volleyball, the Avs talk about first place
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and a surprise winner at the British open.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent]
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The first half of the weekend was a little rocky, but today was worth the wait. Sunny skies and highs in the 80's most everywhere today. Enjoy it while you can. More afternoon storms are in your workweek forecast. Details coming up. [Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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[VO-NAT]

Southside union employees rally the community in hopes of keeping the jobs they have, and attracting more in the future.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[D'ville-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC-27:34]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 6]


More than 1-hundred people gathered at Danville's Community Market today. They are trying to save their community, by saving their jobs. Jennifer Wishon reports.
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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; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-J.C. Richardson/Goodyear Retiree; 1:33]
[SUPER=01-Scott Wallace/Goodyear Employee; 1:44]
[SUPER=@jennifer2; 1:54]
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[Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-30 TC-1:05:38]
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Some local activists are hoping their hard work will earn them a Victory at 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]
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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-5:53]
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Public meetings are scheduled this week to discuss A-E-P's new plan to manage the shorelines of Smith Mountain and Leesville Lake.
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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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[Fiddlefest-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC-1:29:08]
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FiddleFest kicks off tomorrow and organizers are hoping it turns into an annual hoedown.
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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;]
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[OUT Q=involved in this]
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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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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still to come on the newscast, the Commonwealth Games wrap up, we'll take a look at fencing, volleyball, and in-line hockey coming up in sports.
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[VO-NAT]

and also, some senior citizens in Roanoke got a sweet treat today, a visit from Miss Virginia.
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[Miss-VA]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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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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[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Check II tc 1:49:32]
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No need to spend hours in the gym to see results, and a local boy will soon make history for his involvement with an experimental treatment.
Joy Sutton has more in this week's Health Review.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=13 year old Jordan Fifer will soon become]
[SUPER=07-Jordan Fifer; :12]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Hart/Carilion Pediatric Gastroenterology; :31]
[SUPER=01-Doug Call/Virginia Prosthetics; :53]
[SUPER=07-Ricky Brown; 1:18]
[SUPER=01-Karen Carpenter/New Fitness Owner; 1:35]
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[OUT Q=That's Health Review]
(([TAPE#=502-11 55:37]


13 year old Jordan Fifer will soon become the youngest patient in the nation to get a stem cell transplant for crohn's disease.
The experimental treatment could mean a life free of the inflammatory bowel disease.
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[IN Q=I get use ot things like cramping and taking]

((I GET USE TO THINGS LIKE CRAMPING AND TAKING PILLS A LOT AND I NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN THAT DAY)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=that]


The stem cell transplant works by essentially giving Jordan a new immune system. So far the treatment has been tried on several young adults.
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[IN Q=As of this moment]

((AS OF THIS MOMENT THESE CHILDREN ARE OFF THEIR MEDICATION WITHOUT COMPLICATIONS AND EATING A REGULAR DIET. IT IS TRULY REMARKABLE)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=truly remarkable]


Jordan is scheduled to have the stem cell transplant the end of this month at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
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In other medical news, Virginia Prosthetics is now using computer aided technology to create artificial limbs for patients.
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[IN Q=Over the years we've used hand molding technique]

((OVER THE YEARS WE'VE USED HAND MOLDING TECHNIQUES THERE IS MUCH MORE OF AN ARTISTIC APPROACH. WITH THE CAD SYSTEM WE CAPTURE A DIGITAL IMAGE OF THE PATIENTS RESIDUAL LIMB AND THAT'S PRECISE THERE IS NO HAND MODIFICATION NECESSARY)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=there is no hand modification neccessary]


Ricky Brown says having a socket that fits properly makes a big difference in walking with a prosthesis.
[IN Q=If it's not a right, it rubs]

((IF IT'S NOT RIGHT, IT'S A RUBS AGAINST YOUR BONE AND CAUSES RED PLACES IN YOUR LEG BECAUSE YOUR TRANSFERRING ALL OF YOUR WEIGHT TO SOMETHING SOLID AND MAKES YOUR KNEES AND YOUR LEGS REALLY SORE)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=and your legs really sore]
[TAPE#=502-11 59:35]


And finally in health news, if your using lack of time as your excuse not to exercise --one gym owner says you don't have to put in as many hours as you might think to get in shape.
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[SOT9:26:28]
[IN Q=You don't have to be beet red]

((YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE BEET RED IN THE FACE, 7 DAYS A WEEK IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE RESULTS. AND ON THE CONTRARY THAT MIGHT NOT BE SO GOOD FOR PEOPLE BECAUSE YOU RUN IN TO OVERUSE ISSUES AND BOREDOM)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=in to overuse issues and boredom]


What Carpenter does recommend is working out 20 minutes to an hour at least two days a week.
That's health review.
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[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Up ahead on the newscast, afternoon showers and thunderstorms could start off the work week. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

but before that, we'll meet a man who has walked in the footprints of some of America's most famous explorers.
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[VA-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Profile #6 TC-1:47:01]
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One Salem man has recreated a historic trip, retracing Lewis and Clark's expedition to the Pacific.
Now Warren Moorman is being recognized for helping shed new light on a bit of history.
Marya Jones has more.
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[SUPER=07-Warren Moorman; :23]
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(( 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.))

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Not Tiger, Not Davis Love, not Sergio, but a no name wins the british, Jimmy Jonson wins the New Hampshire 300,

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[VO-NAT]

and we will head to Hollins for the commonwealth games fencing.
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[S-British]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 11:36]
[GRAPHIC=British open]


No name PGA golfer Ben Curtis joins the like of Arnold palmer today by shocking the golfing world with a win at the British Open.
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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 a pocketful 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.
Vijay Singh and Thomas Bjork (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-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-152 11:28]
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Winston Cup Drivers invaded the New Hampshire International Speedway for the New England 300, race 19 of 35.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/TNT; :00]


Over a dozen cautions on this day which is normal for this race. Dale Earnhardt Junior spins Rusty Wallace on lap 110 for the fifth yellow of the afternoon, but would race again.
Then, the most violent caution of the day. Jamie McMurray fits the wall very hard on the 10th caution, luckily he was ok.
This race came down to fuel mileage as many drivers ran out on the final laps, but Jimmy Johnson had the right amount and he winsthe new England 300 for his second win of the season. Kevin Harvick was second.
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[S-Games]


[ANCHOR= STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-148 1:24:11]
[GRAPHIC=Comonwealth games]


The final day of commonwealth games competition took place today all over the valley.
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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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[SUPER=01-Tim Cerebe/Games Inline Hockey Coordinator; :00]
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[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 young ladies in all played in this all star cast and the North took home the gold medal.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Hensley/Games Volleyball Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=......complete game"]
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[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=6PM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-138 2:03:36]
[GRAPHIC=Games]


Some talented swordsman and swords women took a stab at fencing in the commonwealth games today as well.
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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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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-144 1:52:43]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Avalanche has a rare day off before heading to Winston Salem for a four game series with the Warthogs.
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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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[ANCHOR=steve]
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Lynchburg is playing Wilmington right now, highlights tonight at 11.

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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-144 1:52:43]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Lost of Major League Baseball matinee madness today. The Twins, Royals, Orioles, Devil rays, White Sox, and Red Sox were winners.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/TBS; :00]


As were the Atlanta Braves who rallied for eight runs in the bottom of the eighth to pull out an 11-to-8 win over the New York Mets. The Braves had nine hits in the big inning, including a pinch three run homer from Javy Lopez.
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[anchor=steve]
[graphic=mlb]


In the NL, the Astros, Pirates, and Phillies were also winners.

[S-Lance]


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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-149 1:39:31]
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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Loudenvielle-Le-Louron, France; :00]

Lance Armstrong has maintained his overall lead after today's 14th stage of the Tour de France. Armstrong held off the challenge of Germany's Jan Ullrich (OOL'-rihk). Ulrich remains 15 seconds back after the 119-mile mountain climb. Arms(------------) trong finished eleventh with Ullrich finishing right with him. Gilberto Simoni won the stage.