[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

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It's a moment few will forget. Just ahead on NEWS 7 at six... We'll hear from a Franklin County marine who was there when the statue of Saddam Hussein came tumbling down.
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[anchor=Teresa]
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Plus, the latest on contract talks between Verizon and its workers.


[Sports-head]


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Tonight in sports, we'll meet the new inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Jim Furyk fires at the flag in the Buick Open, and
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[VO-NAT]


the 10th Brickyard 400 ends like this for several drivers late in the race.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent]
[SS=None]


After a fairly pleasant day, the showers and storms are cranking up again. Expect scattered storms to continue into the evening. A repeat performance on the way for the workweek. Full forecast is straight ahead. [Video-Open]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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[IN Q=For now, we will]

((FOR NOW, WE WILL HONOR WE WILL HONOR OUR NATIONAL'S REQUEST AND STAY ON THE JOB AND CONTINUE TO WORK.))
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[OUT Q=continue to work]
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[VO-NAT]

Negotiations between Verizon and the Communication Workers of America improve, but there's still no deal.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.


[Verizon]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-24 TC-1:15:22]
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Union workers at Verizon have agreed to stay on without a contract. That after progress in negotiations late last night and early this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Employees will receive the same wages and continue to have benefits, but a strike is still a possibility.
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[IN Q=We still have the]

((WE STILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY THAT AT ANY TIME THE NATIONAL COULD ORDER A STRIKE AND AT THAT TIME WE WOULD WALK OFF THE JOB, BUT RIGHT NOW WITH NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUING, AS LONG AS THE COMPANY CONTINUES TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES WITH US WE WILL STAY AT THE TABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Guy Angell/CWA Local 2204 President;]
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[OUT Q=stay at the table]
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[VO-NAT]

Negotiations are taking place in Washington. Angell says that for now, employees are happy to be working and receiving benefits, even though they've been preparing for the possibility of a strike for weeks.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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He also says employees care about their company and customers and want to share in the successes of the company. The union represents more than a thousand workers in Central and Southwest Virginia.

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[WRITER=jwi]
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Union workers at ITT Night Vision return to work this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

Third shift employees will be the first to return in six weeks. The union ratified a new contract yesterday with a 69 percent vote. It places caps on insurance premiums and increases pension rates by 54 percent. Mandatory overtime was also reduced. Union leaders say negotiations were slow, but they're happy to have reached an agreement.
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[Henry-Trade]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC-8:37]
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The latest plant closing in Henry County is renewing the call for changes in U-S Trade policy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fieldale]


The loss of the Pillowtex plant in Fieldale will cost the county 1000 jobs, and nearly two million dollars in local revenue.
Many in southside have no doubt where to lay the blame... on trade policies that send U.S. jobs across the border and overseas.
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[IN Q=We can't keep]

((PAULA BURNETTE/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR: WE CAN'T KEEP DOING THIS KIND OF TRADE POLICY SAYING IT'S GOOD FOR AMERICA. IT'S NOT GOOD FOR AMERICA, WHEN IT'S NOT GOOD FOR US. NOT FOR A COMMUNITY, NOT FOR A COUNTY NOT FOR A REGION NOT FOR A BIG PORTION OF THIS STATE. ))
[SUPER=01-Paula Burnette/Henry Co. Supervisor]
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[OUT Q=a big portion of the state.]
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[VO-NAT]


Henry County Supervisor Paula Burnette says she hopes that people outside of Henry County will join the chorus of concern, and contact members of Congress.
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[Biker-Sunday]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-23 TC-1:13:49]
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He spent years in organized crime and considers himself lucky to be alive. Today this former Hell's Angel shared his story with a Radford congregation. As Jennifer Wishon explains, he's using his life- threatening experiences to help save others.
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[IN Q=Nats of Choir]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barry Mayson/Former Hell's Angel; :27]
[SUPER=01-Betty Hall/Biker; :42]
[SUPER=01-Joe Strazzire/Fairlawn Church of God Pastor; :53]
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((NATS OF CHOIR)) Services started like they usually do at Fairlawn Church of God on Sunday. But the message was full of real life experiences some can only imagine.
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[IN Q=I was president]

((BARRY MAYSON: I WAS PRESIDENT OF THE HELL'S ANGELS CLUB IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AND RODE WITH SEVERAL CLUBS BEFORE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=clubs before that]

Barry Mayson says he was raised in a good home and taught right from wrong, but somewhere along the way he got off track.
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[IN Q=I didn't never think]

((BARRY MAYSON: I DIDN'T NEVER THINK THAT I COULD EVER GET OUT OF THE DRUGS AND ALL THE ORGANIZED CRIME THAT I WAS A PART OF, BUT TODAY I'M A MINISTER.))
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A minister that was invited to Radford to reach out to other bikers in the community.
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[IN Q=The Hell's Angels]

((BETTY HALL: THE HELL'S ANGELS AND THE PAGANS, THEY ALL HAVE BAD NAMES, BUT THEY'RE NOT ALL BAD. THERE'S GOOD CHRISTIAN BIKERS OUT THERE.))
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[IN Q=It's one of the]

((JOE STRAZZIRE: IT'S ONE OF THE PROFILING AREAS THAT HAPPENS. PEOPLE THAT RIDE MOTORCYCLES HAVE A STIGMA.))
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((NATS OF BIKE DRIVING BY)) [COVER BITE]
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[IN Q=You don't have to]

((BETTY HALL: YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO OUT HERE AND JOIN THE PAGANS AND THE HELL'S ANGELS. I MEAN THEY'VE GOT SOME FANTASTIC PEOPLE OUT HERE.))
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[OUT Q=people out here]

Mayson still wears the paint of his former life, but says it serves as a reminder of how far he's come through his faith. He says he decided it was time to make some changes after he found out there was a contract out on his life.
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[IN Q=I made a deal with]

((BARRY MAYSON: I MADE A DEAL WITH GOD 26 YEARS AGO. I SAID IF YOU GET ME OUT OF THIS MESS I'LL DO WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO AND I'VE BEEN DOING IT EVER SINCE.))
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[OUT Q=doing it ever since]

Giving new meaning to Angel Forever, Forever Angel. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Radford.))


[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still to come on the newscast, some prize winning pooches were showing off their stuff in Salem today...
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plus, the day the statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down, millions tuned in to watch; well this soldier was there. We'll hear from him in just a few minutes.
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[Markham]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-25 TC 1:26:14]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Homecoming]

A Franklin County marine returned home last night-- along with dozens of memories of his time in Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]

Corporal Travis Markham fought with the 34th weapons company as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
[SUPER=03-Baghdad/April]

He was also part of the group that helped topple the statue of Saddam Hussein in April.
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[IN Q=That was one of the higher morale days.]

((THAT WAS ONE OF OUR HIGHER MORALE DAYS. IT WAS REALLY LOW BECAUSE IT SEEMED LIKE WE WERE GETTING NO WHERE FAST CAUSE WE KEPT HEARING RUMORS AND STUFF LIKE THAT. THEN ONCE WE FINALLY PUSHED THROUGH THE AND THE WHOLE THING CAME DOWN IT WAS LIKE A WHOLE DIFFERENT PLATOON.))
[SUPER=01-Travis Markham/U. S. Marine]
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[OUT Q=whole different platoon.]
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Markham brought home a piece of that history and many memories of his months in Iraq. He says many Iraqis were receptive to U-S forces.
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[SOT 3:50]
[IN Q=It was more]

((IT WAS MORE OF A WARM WELCOME. THE PEOPLE WERE REALLY HAPPY TO SEE US OVER THERE. A LOT OF COLD DAYS, A LOT OF HOT DAY, A LOT OF SANDSTORMS))
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[OUT Q= a lot of sandstorms]
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[VO-NAT]

All in all, though, Markham says it is good to finally be home.
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[Bike-Accident]


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[WRITER=tha]
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Charges will not be filed against a Waynesboro man involved in a fatal accident yesterday in Highland County. Police say 52-year-old Margaret Palmieri (Pal-Mare-ee) of Roanoke County was killed when her bicycle crashed into a Chevy Blazer. The accident happened on Route 250 near Monterey during a biking event.


[Dog-Show]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=eki]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC 32:42]
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The Salem Civic Center has been home to thousands of dogs and their owners over the past few days. And everyone is looking to take home the big blue ribbon at The Mountain Valley Cluster Dog Show. Intern Reporter Elyce Kirchner has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Hiram Stewart/Professional Handler; :00]
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[SUPER=19-Elyce Kirchner/Reporting; :49]
[SUPER=01-Sherry Harman/Show Chairperson; :59]
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(((NAT 15:01-15:03: We try to minimize all stress the stress he's under when he's at a show.)
Meet Les. This is one busy pooch.
Born in Scotland, his owners live in Hong Kong, and he's traveled the world.
Hiram Stewart is a professional handler hired by Les's owners to show this full bred Pekingese at dog shows across the US.
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((HIRAM STEWART/ AKC PROFESSIONAL HANDLER: CURRENTLY HE IS THE NUMBER ONE ALL BREED IN THE COUNTRY RIGHT NOW.))
The Mountain Valley Cluster Dog Show brings rare dogs and their devoted owners from all over the world. [NAT 24:23 owner kissing dog]
A best-in-show winner is selected on each day of the five day competition.
Even though the dogs are competing against each other, each dog is judged against the standard for that breed.
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((EUGENE BLAKE/ JUDGE: THESE DOGS ARE BREED FOR A PURPOSE AND YOU HAVE TO JUDGE THEM FOR WHAT THEY ARE SUPPOSE TO DO. ))
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((ELYCE KIRCHNER/REPORTING: LES IS JUST ONE OF ROUGHLY TWO THOUSAND FULL BREED DOGS COMPETING HERE TODAY. BUT DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE LITTLE ONE'S. THIS IS A BIG BUSINESS.))
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((SHERRY HARMEN:SHOW CHAIRPERSON: THIS IS A BILLION DOLLAR BUSINESS. I MEAN ALL THE DOGS FOOD COMPANIES. ALL THE HANDLERS.))
Handlers like Stewart who make a living showing these dogs. NAT SOUND 08:30:29 (He's the king)
But it's about more than just money.
For these dog lovers, it's a passion.
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((HIRAM STEWART: PEKINGESE ARE A VERY ROYAL BREED AND YOU RESPECT THEIR ROYALTY.))
Les didn't snag the event's highest honor- "Best in Show" but it's just one competition out of many for this rare Pekingese.
In fact, Stewart is already looking forward to traveling to Les' next dog show.
Elyce Kirchner News 7 Salem. ))


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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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One of the dogs that competed in the show is now missing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

The dog is named Gigi and looks much like this one-- only slightly smaller. The owners say the dog managed its way out of a car early this morning and ran into some woods next to the civic center-- and hasn't been seen since.
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[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still to come on News 7 at 6, some strong thunderstorms are scattered through the area. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, we'll hear from a Giles County woman who's accomplished a lot in 87- years-- including help shape the Hotel Roanoke.
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[Janet-Jenkins]


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Women have made strides in reaching above the glass ceiling, and breaking into management positions. In this week's Virginia Profile, Jennifer Wishon introduces us to a Giles County woman who helped that happen.
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((I'M HOLDING UP THIS CLOTH OF VARIED HUE, EXAMINING THE QUALITY THEREOF AND WONDERING HOW IT HELD ITS SHAPE SO LONG.))

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In many ways, Janet Jenkins' life is comparable to the tapestry in one of her poems. Throughout life the artist says she's leaned on her creative expression to escape the harsh realities life often reveals. At 87, Jenkins says she's amazed by the number of experiences that have been packed into her life.
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[IN Q=I was the first manager]

((I WAS THE FIRST MANAGER WHO MADE ANY PROFITS IN ALL THOSE YEARS, BUT I WAS DETERMINED TO DO THAT, I COULD SEE SO MUCH WASTE EVERYWHERE.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=much waste everywhere]

An impressive feat, especially when you learn she was the first female to manage Hotel Roanoke. She started as a temporary employee and ended up "whistling her way to the top."
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[IN Q=I had a habit of]

((I HAD A HABIT OF WHISTLING WHILE I WORKED AND HE CAME OUT OF HIS OFFICE ONE DAY AND SAID, IT ISN'T APPROPRIATE FOR YOU TO BE WHISTLING AT WORK. I SAID WELL I'LL STOP IT IMMEDIATELY, I DID IT UNCONSCIOUSLY. IN A FEW DAYS HE CAME THROUGH THAT SAME DOOR AND SAID JANET, I MISS YOU WHISTLING. LAUGHTER)) [RUNS24]
[OUT Q=you whistling. LAUGHTER]

Now she's taking on a new assignment that's taught her more about life than anything in her past.
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[IN Q=It is my sincere]

((IT IS MY SINCERE HOPE THAT EVEN ONE PERSON WOULD LEARN FROM ME THAT DEATH IS NOTHING TO FEAR. IT'S JUST ANOTHER EXPERIENCE THAT GOD HAD PLANNED FOR US.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=planned for us]

An experience Jenkins' has joyfully been planning ever since receiving some grim news from her physician. She's already planned her funeral and written a poem for the bulletin. But don't let any talk about the end fool you, Jenkins has plenty going on in the present.
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[IN Q=I had no idea that]

((I HAD NO IDEA THAT PEOPLE WERE SO FULL OF COMPASSION AND LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING AND ATTENTIVENESS. I HAD NOT EXPERIENCED IT.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=not experienced it]

People have been so compassionate Jenkins' social calendar stays booked for weeks in advance. But there's only one thing she would do with more time.
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[SOT 17:25:18:28]
[IN Q=I would have written]

((I WOULD HAVE WRITTEN MY OWN BOOK ABOUT MY LIFE AND I WOULD HAVE CALLED IT "DID I DO THAT?")) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=did I do that?]

Jenkins says she's pretty sure there is a heaven, but even if there isn't, she's living hers right here on earth. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Narrows.))


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Coming up, high speeds and passing difficulties dominate today's race at the Brickyard, a Bristol native makes his Major League debut, and
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the Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2003.
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[S-Brick]


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[WRITER=twe]
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In just ten years of hitting the bricks at Indy, Nascar has made the Brickyard 400 one of its most popular races, ranking right up there with the Daytona 500. Kevin Harvick started on the pole for today's race, but no pole sitter had ever won the prestigious event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/NBC Sports; :00]


This was the kind of day it was for Dale Jarrett. D-J misses the entrance to his pit stall, and clips his jackman John Bryan who was taken to a hospital for observation.
A little later at lap 47, John Andretti goes on a spin-o-rama in the 81 machine after being nudged in the rear. Andretti's hard luck season continues.
With less than 15 laps to go, big trouble--a seven car crashfest takes out Terry Labonte, Ricky Rudd, and Jimmie Johnson among others.
In the end, Harvick won the survival of the fittest to take the checkered flag winning his first race of the season and the 4th of his career.
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[SUPER=0106-11. Johnny Benson//12. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//13. Michael Waltrip//14. Jimmie Johnson//15. Terry Labonte//;]
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[SUPER=0106-16. Jeff Green//17. Greg Biffle//18. Bobby Labonte//19. Todd Bodine//20. Kenny Wallace//;]
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[S-Hall]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-155 TC912]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2003 is headlined by two offensive stars, receiver James Lofton and Marcus Allen. Also inducted today were a couple of lineman Elvin Bethea and Joe Delamielleure.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Canton, OH/ESPN; :00]


Delamielleure played with both the Bills and the Browns during his career opening up plenty of holes for O-J Simpson. He also has ties to this area as a former coach at Liberty University.
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[SUPER=01-Joe Delamielleure/Hall of Fame Inductee; :00]
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[OUT Q=and what it meant."]
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Former EC Glass Head Coach Bo Henson was on the guest list today in Canton for Delamielleure.[S-McDole]


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One guy glad to see DeLamielleure get his due is former Redskin defensive end and closer friend Ron Mcdole who is in Roanoke this weekend to help raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ron McDole/Former Redskins Defensive Lineman; :00]
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[OUT Q=what happened for him."]
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-157 TC509]
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The LA Dodgers handed the Braves Russ Ortiz his first loss since June 13th this afternoon in Atlanta.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/TBS; :00]


Adrian Beltre got the Dodgers party started with a three run bomb off Ortiz in the top of the first inning. The shot to deep left field was Beltre's 10th of the season.
In the seventh, newly acquired Dodger Robin Ventura rocketed one to the left centerfield gap, where Darren Bragg appeared to make a nice play. But the umps ruled otherwise and Ventura chugged all the way
[SUPER=35-Los Angeles/8/Atlanta/4/;]

around for the inside the park homerun. The Dodgers doubled up the Braves 8 to 4.
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO/Fox Sports Net; :]


In the AL, Bristol native Jimmy Gobble was on the hill for the Royals and the former John Battle High star and Carolina League alum made the most of his debut pitching into the 7th inning, striking out 3 and scattering 6 hits in a 2-nothing win over Tampa Bay.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
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[GRAPHIC=PGA Tour]


With the season's final major, the PGA Championship just two weeks away, Tiger Woods is running out of time to win one in 2003. Tiger was in the hunt today in the final round of the Buick Open in Michigan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grand Blanc, MI/The Buick Open; :00]


Woods fired a final round 66 to finish the tournament at 19-under par, but that was two shots back of Jim Furyk.
The US Open champ carded a 68 in the final round to get to 21-under. Furyk has finished in the top 10 in 13 of the nineteen events he's played in this year.
[SUPER=03-Lytham St. Anne's, England/ABC Sports; :]


Across the pond, Annika Sorenstam completed the career Grand Slam by winning her first British Open. Sorenstam had finished as the runner up three times, but held off Se Ri Pak by one stroke finishing at 10 under par for the victor(------------) y. It's her 6th major title.