[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

A Roanoke call center lays off 200 workers.
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[VO-NAT]

And a plan is approved to eliminate and consolidate schools in Henry County. We'll examine the details.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

In sports, Meg davies rips through the field in the women's city-county, words from the world champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
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[VO-NAT]

and Frank Beamer joined his fellow Big East coaches at the conference football media day in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Isolated severe weather continues as we head through the evening hours but then everything calms down overnight. I'll have your forecast. [Open]
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[SUPER=@Keith1;]
[SUPER=@Steve1;]
[SUPER=@Leo1;]
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[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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[VO-NAT]

A Roanoke employer will lay off hundreds of employees. Two other companies also announce layoffs.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Shannon is off tonight.

[AARP-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=03-32 07:37]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]

We begin tonight with layoffs at a Roanoke call center. Approximately 200 workers are being laid off at the Ovations service center in Roanoke. Employees at the service center take orders for prescription mediation. [Keith & Teresa/Set] Teresa Hamilton has been in contact with company officials and joins us now.
[LIVE=Teresa Full/Set]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]

Keith... some of the workers were notified today that they will be losing their jobs. Their positions are being transferred to another location. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The call center is located on Thirlane Road in Roanoke-- Workers at the call center take orders and answer questions over the phone for prescription medication which is then filled at other locations.
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[LIVE=Teresa Full/Set]

The layoffs are beginning now... but all of the positions won't be faded out until September. [Keith & Teresa/Set;] Keith... this will leave approximately 200 workers at the call center.


[Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-19 1:33:12]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


Two other firms in our area announced layoffs today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Atlantic Mutual says it will cut 65 jobs at its processing center effective August first. The insurance company says the decision is a result of new technology and more streamlined processing. The center experienced similar layoffs last summer when 25 positions were eliminated. Workers will receive severance packages and job placement assistance.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;]

[FILE TAPE @ 02-37 34:11] And, Martinsville's Hooker Furniture is cutting dozens of jobs at its plywood plant. The company says 35 people are being laid off, because of declining demand. Since closing a Hooker plant in North Carolina, officials say the demand for plywood is down. The company does not anticipate further layoffs.
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[4H-Fights]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-33 05:21]
[GRAPHIC=4H Investigation]


The decision is in. Three teenagers and one adult will be charged with instigating fights between children at a 4-H camp.
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[VO-NAT :33 + pad]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./July 7;]


Franklin County Sheriff Quint Overton says two 15-year-olds from Bedford County and a 16-year-old from Ringgold will be served with juvenile petitions.
All three were volunteer teen leaders.
A 19-year-old chaperone from Bedford County who was supposed to supervise the younger teenagers is also expected to face charges.
The fights happened at the Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center between June 30th and July 4th.
Overton says other kids backed up 10-year-old D-J Rawls' story.
Rawls says teen counselors arranged fights between the youngsters, bet on them and charged others to watch.
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[Henry-School]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-30 1:08:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Henry County school board today took drastic measures.
Board Members voted six to one to close five schools and consolidate several others.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Justin/BAM;]
[GRAPHIC=School Consolidation FS in BAM]


Justin McLeod is here now with the reasons behind the decision and reaction to it. Justin?
Keith, reaction is mixed, some believe it was the right move, others remain totally opposed.
[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]
[SUPER=@Justin1]


The school board says it had no choice because of declining enrollment, aging buildings, and a loss of millions of dollars in local aid.
So after years of debate and several different plans, students in Henry County will soon have to learn a new way of doing things. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=(NAT SOT)]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Britnie Green/Student; :12]
[SUPER=01-Rocky Wall/Parent; :35]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Dodson/Henry Co. School Superintendent; :51]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Millner/School Board Member; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=TALKING ABOUT ADDITIONAL MONEY]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF VOLLEYBALL TEAM PRACTICING))
The Bassett High School women's volleyball team is getting ready for its next season.
This will be their last year before some major changes.
[SOT 30:34; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=I know it's]

((BRITNIE GREEN/STUDENT: I KNOW IT'S GOING TO BE A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE IT, WE JUST NEED TO TRY TO GET ALONG WITH EVERYBODY.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=along with everybody]


That's because beginning with the 2004-2005 school year, students at Fieldale Collinsville will attend Bassett High school.
Students at Laurel Park will move over to Magna Vista.
The school board has also voted to close four elementary schools and one middle school.
[SOT 13:23]
[IN Q=I don't know how]

((ROCKY WALL/PARENT: I DON'T KNOW HOW THEY ARE GOING TO DO THE BUS ROUTES, NO ONE'S PLANNED THE BUS ROUTES YET, THEY DON'T KNOW HOW THEY ARE GOING TO BUS THESE KIDS ACROSS THE COUNTY.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=across the county]


Administrators say kids would be on the bus no longer than 65 minutes.
Parents also have concerns about safety since the two remaining high schools will soon double in size.
[SOT 21:26]
[IN Q=Most of the high schools]

((SHARON DODSON/HENRY CO. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: MOST OF THE HIGH SCHOOLS IN VIRGINIA ARE A THOUSAND STUDENTS OR GREATER. EVERYBODY ELSE CAN HANDLE IT I AM VERY CONFIDENT HENRY COUNTY CAN HANDLE IT.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=can handle it]


The school system still doesn't have a handle on many employees will lose their jobs.
The superintendent says most of the lay-offs will come at the administrative level.
There's also continued debate over costs.
The school board believes reconfiguration will save the county 1.4 million dollars a year but concedes two million dollars wILL be needed to renovate the schools.
[SOT 11:02]
[IN Q=They're talking about increased]

((CURTIS MILLNER/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT INCREASED OPPORTUNITIES FOR KIDS AS FAR AS CLASSES, WHEN YOU INCREASE THAT YOU GOT TO INCREASE TEACHERS YOU HAVE TO INCREASE THE SPACE REQUIRED FOR DOING THE TEACHING SO YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT ADDITIONAL MONEY.))
[Runs= 11]
[OUT Q=additional money]))
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[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]


Millner is the only member to vote against the plan.
He says he will work to repeal today's decision but he declined to reveal how he plans to do it.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Justin/BAM;]


Meantime Keith, several people who are running for school board also plan to stop consolidation if they are elected in November.

[Bassett-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-22 1:13:54]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]

Elsewhere in Henry County, a man was killed in an early morning shooting. A second victim admits the crime was drug-related.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

Authorities say two men stormed into 19 year old Nicholas Ryan Marshall's apartment on Melrose Drive shortly after midnight. The men then bound 22 year old Drewery Joseph Via's arms with duct tape. Via told police the men stole money and drugs, and then shot Marshall in the face.
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[SOT - 14:45:55]
[IN Q=He made a statement...]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF; HE MADE A STATEMENT SOMETHING TO THE EFFECT OF "YOU GOT WHAT YOU WANT, NOW GO." AND THEN WAS SHOT. WE DON'T KNOW WHAT HE MAY HAVE BEEN DOING PRIOR TO GETTING SHOT, WHETHER HE WAS GETTING UP, OR ADVANCING OR RETREATING OR WHATEVER.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=advancing or retreating or whatever.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Marshall died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Via was not physically injured in the incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office.


[Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-34 09:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Fire broke out this morning inside a small business near downtown Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Fire crews responded to the manufacturing plant for Twists and Turns on Campbell Avenue today. Flames were contained to an oven inside the building. The owner says a powder was being applied to furniture when flames ignited. She says they will assess the damage and try and get back to business.
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[SOT 10:39:02]
[IN Q=maybe a little]

((CYNTHIA GARDNER/OWNER TWISTS AND TURNS; MAYBE A LITTLE LATE ON A COUPLE OF DELIVERIES OR SO, BUT I'M SURE PEOPLE ARE KIND ENOUGH THAT THEY'LL UNDERSTAND.))
[SUPER=01-Cynthia Gardner/Owner Twists and Turns;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=UNDERSTAND.]
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[VO-NAT]

There is significant smoke and water damage to the manufacturing location, but the Twists and Turns retail store will operate at usual. The business has been open for ten years and employees 20-people.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]

Some tough talk from Roanoke's mayor today. The details are just ahead on News 7 at 6.
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[VO-NAT]


And hundreds of people can turn on their taps again without worry.
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[State-City]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=03-34 09:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke Mayor Ralph Smith says the city has made progress, but on issues including Victory Stadium and the public schools, he says the city's priorities have gotten out of line.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Joe/Newsroom;]


Joe Dashiell attended the Mayor's State of the City Address this morning, and he's in the newsroom tonight with reaction.
[LIVE=Joe Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith, Ralph Smith says there is plenty to be proud of, including progress toward a regional water authority and completion of the new Crystal Spring Filtration Plant.
But today in his State of the City address, Smith offered some pointed criticism of school officials, city administrators and his colleagues on council.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=On the fate of Victory Stadium]
[SUPER=@Smith; :06]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :40]
[SUPER=@Wyatt; :54]
[SUPER=@Harris; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=and we'll move forward on them.]


((On the fate of Victory Stadium, and the plan to build a new stadium and amphitheater.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Before we begin building]

((BEFORE WE BEGIN BUILDING A SECOND ONE, I SUGGEST WE DECIDE WHAT TO DO WITH THE FIRST, AND THAT IS TO RENOVATE IT.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=and that is to renovate it.]


On recent controversies involving the city schools...
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's obvious]

((IT'S OBVIOUS THERE NEEDS TO BE A CHANGE IN HOW THE SCHOOL SYSTEM OPERATES, FROM THE SCHOOL BOARD TO THE ADMINISTRATION.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=to the administration.]


On the city's spending for projects such as civic center improvements.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I am convinced more than ever]

((I AM CONVINCED MORE THAN EVER, WE NEED TO SET OUR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT.))
[RUNS= :06]
[OUT Q=to set our priorities straight.]


Mayor Ralph Smith told members of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce the city is missing the mark on a number of major issues.
The comments brought mixed reaction from other members of council, who defended their stewardship of city resources, and questioned the tenor of his talk.
[SOT]
[IN Q=And I think]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND I THINK MOST OF THIS CITY COUNCIL HAS BEEN VERY CAREFUL ABOUT HOW THEY SPEND THEIR MONEY AND MAKING SURE THEY GET THE BEST BARGAIN AND THE BEST DEAL FOR OUR CITY AND TO MOVE THIS CITY FORWARD.)) ((NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I'M NOT SURE I WOULD HAVE STRUCK THE SAME TONE THE MAYOR DID THIS MORNING, BUT NONETHELESS THEY ARE ISSUES OF CONCERN AND WE'LL MOVE FORWARD ON THEM.))
[RUNS= :23]
[OUT Q=move forward on them.]))
[LIVE=Joe Full/Newsroom]


Was this the opening salvo of Ralph Smith's re-election campaign.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Joe/Newsroom;]


Keith, the mayor wouldn't say what his political plans are... though he promises to remain in politics.

[Warner-spending]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-23 1:01:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Consumers buy in bulk, now so is the state of Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Mark Warner says his spending management program will save the state at least 25 million dollars a year.
The idea behind the program is to use the buying power of state government to get the lowest prices.
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[SOT 12:17:24]
[IN Q=IF WE CAN SAVE MILLIONS]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: IF WE CAN SAVE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND ULTIMATELY OUR GOAL IS TO MAKE SURE TAXPAYERS RECEIVE GOOD VALUE FOR THEIR TAX DOLLARS, WE'VE GOT TO FIND THE CHEAPEST PRICE POSSIBLE AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DOING.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DOING.]
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[VO-NAT]


Warner says Virginia will save money on everything from floor sealer to computers.
Under the new program, the state will see a 46 percent reduction in the price of staplers and pay 16 cents less for light bulbs.
The state currently spends five billion dollars a year in goods and services.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Stocks drifted most of the day, but sprinted toward a postive finish. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/35.79/9194.24/x/13.05/1719.15;]


The Dow rose 36 points. Nasdaq closed up 13.
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[Alleghany-Water]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-28 31:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Some residents in Alleghany finally can turn on their faucet without worries.
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[VO-NAT - :27+]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

The Department of Health has lifted a boil water notice for about 170 customers of the Valley Ridge Water Company, including the high school, two medical centers and private residences. The notice had originally been issued June 19th because of excessive turbidity, and fecal coliform levels in the spring that serviced the area. County officials negotiated a temporary solution with the waterworks' owner last week to use a county owned well, until a permanent fix can be made to the spring.
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[SML-Plan]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-21 1:09:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A group representing the interests of Smith Mountain Lake residents says it supports A-E-P's plan for managing the shoreline.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The Smith Mountain Lake Association says the proposal has the approval of a majority of its 13-hundred members.
The plan will govern how the lake is developed.
The lake association says it strikes a fair balance between preserving the shoreline and allowing future growth.


Many developers contend it threatens the lake's economic future.
(++++++++++)
[TAKE BOARD 1 FS #1000]


A-E-P is taking public comments on the plan until August 15th.
It's holding an open house until 8 tonight at Altavista High School.
[TAKE BOARD 2 FS #1001]


Thursday, it will take comments at Resurrection Catholic Church in Moneta from noon to 8.
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[VT-Accreditation]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-20 1:33:50]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


The Virginia Tech police department has achieved national accreditation since 1995, and it's hoping to do it again this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Next month, the department will undergo a review by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, to make sure it's in compliance with current standards.
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[SOT 1709]
[IN Q=they do]

((LT. DEBBI MORGAN/VIRGINIA TECH POLICE: THEY DO RIDE-A-LONGS WITH THE OFFICERS THEY CHECK YOUR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE DOING WHAT YOU SAY YOU ARE DOING AND THAT YOU'RE IN COMPLIANCE WITH A SET OF NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED STANDARDS THAT THEY'VE SUPPLIED TO YOUR DEPARTMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Debbi Morgan/Virginia Tech Police;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=your department]
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[VO-NAT]

The week-long review is conducted every three years. The public is invited to offer comments directly to the commission during a public information session August 4th.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Words from Frank Beamer and receiver Ernest Williford at Big East football media day, a\Lance Armstrong maintains Tour De France lead without crashing,
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[VO-NAT]


and Meg Davies dominates the field in day two of the women's city-county.
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[S-Big]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-154 TC124]
[GRAPHIC=Big East]


The Virginia Tech Hokies attended their last media day as Big East members today in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Coach Frank Beamer can't wait to start practice in two weeks with two quality signal callers under center.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Hokies Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ernest Wilford/Hokies Receiver; :14]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=on a high."]
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[VO-NAT]


With the departure of Tech and Miami after this season, the Big East has already begun looking for their replacements.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mike Tranghese/Big East Commissioner; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=will be reconfigured."]

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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 13:07]
[GRAPHIC=Super Bowl]


The super bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers are ready to win it again. The Bucs rookies and veterans reported July 18th.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jon Gruden/Tampa Bay Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=.....started here"]
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[S-Women]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-156 TC137]
[GRAPHIC=City/County Golf]


Dot Bolling's string of nine straight City-County titles may be in jeopardy after JMU golfer Meg Davies took a commanding lead in today's second round at Hunting Hills.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Bolling followed up yesterday's73 with a 75 this morning for a two day total of 148.
That's six shots behind Davies who blistered the course for a 68.
She recorded just one bogey to go with three birdies, including this 30 footer at the par 3 thirteenth hole.
Davies has a nice cushion headed to tomorrow's final round at the Roanoke Country Club.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Meg Davies/Shot 68 in Second Round; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=too nervous out there."]
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[VO-NAT]


The emergence of Davies and 16 year old Vicki Kasza on the local golf scene could signal the passing of the torch to a new generation of young female golfers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/Shot 75 Today; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=how their games are."]
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[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-150 18:01]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]

Winston Cup driver Ward Burton and his Winston Cup brethren travel to Pocono this Sunday for the Pennsylvania 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]

Last night, Burton held a wildlife foundation fundraiser in Lynchburg. Ward is 22nd in the points and has only three top 10 finishes heading into Pocono.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Ward Burton/22nd in Winston Cup Points; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=got a good team"]
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[VO-NAT]


In other racing notes, Morgan McClure Motorsports has announced that Brett Bodine will drive the number 4 Kodak Pontiac for the Pennsylvania 500.

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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-158 1:03]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche]


The Avalanche is 16 and 13 in the second half of the season and still in first place in the Southern Division heading ton tonight's game at Winston-Salem. Team play makes up for mediocre individual stats.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hamilton/Avalanche Pitcher; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=......first in runs"]
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[S-Lance]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=none]
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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Bayonne, France; :00]

American Tyler Hamilton won stage 16 of the Tour De France. Hamilton, who broke his collarbone in a fall on the second day of this year's race, broke away at the end to win today's 122-mile trek, the last of the grueling mountain stages.
Lance Armstrong placed 24th today and still holds a 67-second lead over German Jan Ullrich (yahn OOL'-rik) with four days of racing left.
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