[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Police ask you to keep an eye out for a suspect in a murder last night.
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[VO-NAT :07]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And Christmas break is already on the chopping block before some local students even head back to class.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 sports - the Pacers fire Isiah, Pulaski County gets ready for the post-Hicks era,
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[VO-NAT]

and the $5 point 5 million dollar stadium at Radford University is dedicated this afternoon.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


A lot going on today but the bottom line is high heat and humidity. Perhaps some showers later this week will help cool things off.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 32:20]
[IN Q=If they would've]

((IF THEY WOULD'VE STOPPED IT, MAYBE THIS WOULDN'T HAVE COME TO IT. ))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=have come to it.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A man with a reputation for shooting up the neighborhood is charged with murder.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The suspect is on the run after allegedly pumping a slug in his cousin's chest.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Botetourt-Shooting]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC39:18]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The sheriff says the suspect is dangerous.
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Goins]

While he has relatives in this area, Milen Goins also has ties to North Carolina and Georgia.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony Nichols/Suspect's Neighbor; :18]
[SUPER=@keith2; :45]
[SUPER=01-Ronnie Sprinkle/Botetourt Co. Sheriff; :57]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=X-Z-X- -1-2-2-7.]

(( It was not the first time shots have been fired around the trailer on Shanta Lane. The light of day reveals a bullet hole in the front door. Neighbors told us they hear shots all the time. [30:50 -AUDIO ONLY] ((I MEAN JUST LAST SUNDAY HE WAS SITTING UP THERE SHOOTING )) [RUNS:02]
They were afraid to talk about it on camera, all but Tony Nichols. [38:05] ((MAIN THING NOW I'M SCARED OF IS THE YOUNG 'UNS. KIDS IN THE PARK. IF THE LANDLORD AIN'T GOING TO DO NOTHING WHO IS?))
[RUNS:08] Besides living two doors down in the Willowbrook Trailer Park, Nichols had worked for his neighbor, a painting contractor authorities identified as 47-year old Milen Rube Goins. Nichols says he knew Goins' cousin, too... 46-year old David Neal Bowman of Mt Airy, North Carolina. It was Bowman who was killed. Nichols says Goins had a drinking problem, that he once shot up his own truck because it wouldn't start. [30:13] ((EVERY TIME I CALLED THE LAW ON HIM. THEY SEEN THE TRUCK THAT WAS SHOT UP. BUT THEY SAID THERE WASN'T MUCH THEY COULD DO ABOUT IT.)) [RUNS:05] [25:38 Sheriff] ((OF COURSE WE RESPONDED TO THE SCENE, BY THE TIME WE GET THERE, IT'S QUIET AND EVERYTHING'S ALL RIGHT.)) [RUNS:06] Goins got caught driving under the influence in March. He spent two days in jail, paid a $50 fine and lost his license for a year. He could be driving a white Chevy pick-up truck or a '92 brown Ford pick-up with Virginia license plate number X-Z-X- -1-2-2-7.))

[Fries-School]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-21 TC1:57:48]
[GRAPHIC=School Info.]

[***ANCHOR TAG***] A mold problem at one school in Grayson County is now affecting other schools. But as New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens tells us, whether that's good or bad depends on who you talk to.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co.; :00]
[SUPER=@Myranda1; :16]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Cock/Grayson Co. Asst. Superintendent; :47]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=News 7, Grayson County. ]

((Summer vacation just got a little longer for kids in Grayson County. [NATS OF SPLASHING WATER @ 2810] [RUNS02] This year, students will go back to school September Eighth, nearly a month later than usual.
[SOT 2700]

[RUNS15] ((REPORTER: THE REASON CAN BE FOUND BEHIND THESE WALLS. SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY FRIES MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL REMAIN CLOSED THIS FALL BECAUSE OF HIGH LEVELS OF BACTERIA AND MOLD. AND WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN JUST ONE SCHOOL'S PROBLEM, HAS NOW BECOME EVERYBODY'S PROBLEM.))
[SOT 1423]

[RUNS02] ((WE DID NOT ANTICIPATE THIS MUCH OF A DELAY.)) Mobile classroom units were set up at Independence and Providence middle schools, to accomodate the nearly 170-Fries students affected by the close. But, officials say getting it done took longer than expected, because of rain.
[SOT 919]

[RUNS08] ((JERRY COCK/GRAYSON COUNTY ASST. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE COULDN'T PUT THEM IN POSITION BECAUSE THIS WAS A MUDHOLE AND EVERYTIME IT WOULD JUST ABOUT GET DRY ENOUGH IT WOULD RAIN AGAIN.)) The school board decided it was best to delay nine of the county's 10 schools, while the situation is being worked out.
The schools will make up the missed days by letting the kids in June, instead of May, and cutting Christmas vacation down to three days.
[SOT 1306]

[RUNS12] ((REPORTER: THAT'S NOT GOING TO SET WELL WITH THE KIDS? COCK: IT DOESN'T SET WELL WITH THE KIDS, IT DOESN'T SET WELL WITH THE TEACHERS AND WHENEVER SOMEONE SAYS THEY DON'T LIKE THE CALENDAR I SAY I AGREE I HATE IT BUT IT'S THE BEST WE COULD DO.)) Myranda Stephens, News 7, Grayson County. ))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=School Info.]

Officials say they are looking into getting a one million dollar loan to pay for the mold removal at Fries. They're goal is to reopen the school by mid to late January. Right now, Mount Rogers Elementary is the only school open in Grayson County.

[Schools]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The heat's still causing problems for other area schools.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Bland County schools will close at 1:00 tomorrow and Friday.
In Henry County, elementary schools will close at noon tomorrow, middle schools at 12:45 and the high schools will close at 1:00.
Two schools in Martinsville will close early. Druid Hills and Patrick Henry elementaries will close at 12:30 tomorrow.
And in the city of Roanoke, Patrick Henry and William Fleming High Schools will send students home at 11:30 tomorrow.
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[L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-24 TC1:50:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's going to cost Lynchburg about half a million dollars to start bringing police officers' salaries up to par.. and that's just the beginning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City council today discussed how to come up with a city-wide compensation policy that would help recruit and retain city employees.
Lynchburg police say pay issues have forced dozens of them to leave the department.
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[SOT 11:26:55]
[IN Q=Their motivation]

((CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE CHIEF: THEIR MOTIVATION WAS TO POINT OUT SOME OF THE UNIQUE PROBLEMS THAT WE'RE FACING AND THEY ARE GOOD PEOPLE WHO ARE COMMITTED TO QUALITY SERVICE. AND I THINK THE MAJORITY OF THEM WILL CERTAINLY BE HEARTENED TO SEE WHERE COUNCIL AND THE MANAGER ARE COMMITTING TO WORK WITH THEM TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM, AS RESOURCES WILL ALLOW.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=as resources will allow.]
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[VO-NAT]


City manager Kimball Payne says he'll draft a plan that will improve police salaries starting January 1st.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


The S-O-L's take on a whole new meaning for high school seniors this year.
Why the tests will be a make or break event when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus Miss Virginia rallies her Southside support as she gets ready for Atlantic City.
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[SOL-Graduation]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-25 TC2:03:12]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It is a make a break year for high school seniors across the state.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Along with the normal classwork they must now pass the Standards of Learning. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here tonight with reaction from students. Justin?
Keith and Shannon, it's been on the books since 1997 but only this year does it become mandatory.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@Justin1;]


Some students we talked to say it's no big deal.
Others believe it is unfair to have to pass the SOL's in order to get their diploma.
But love it or hate it, everyone agreed they'll have to learn to live with it.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amy Dietrich/Hidden Valley H. S. Senior; :45]
[SUPER=01-Dylan Henderson/Hidden Valley H. S. Senior; :55]
[SUPER=01-Lorraine Lange/Roanoke Co. Schools; 1:19]
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[OUT Q=GRADUATE BECAUSE OF THAT]

((((NAT SOUND OF TEACHER TEACHING))
High School students across the state are learning a new way of doing things.
Beginning this year, they'll have to calculate one more thing (SHOT OF CALCULATOR AT 16:58) before graduating.
[SOT :36; 7:40; 3:45]
[IN Q=I don't really]

((DYLAN HENDERSON/HIDDEN VALLEY SENIOR: I DON'T REALLY LIKE IT.)) ((ERIC KIM/HIDDEN VALLEY JUNIOR: I JUST HAVE TO LIVE WITH IT AND JUST ACCEPT THE FACT THAT I HAVE TO TAKE THEM.)) ((KELLI BANE/HIDDEN VALLEY JUNIOR: I THINK IT IS PRETTY STRESSFUL, THAT'S ALL THE TEACHERS TALK ABOUT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=teacher talk about]


What they're talking about is the requirement that all high school students pass their required coursework and now the SOL's in order to graduate.
For a standard diploma, students must pass 2 English exams, then one in math, science, history, and a subject of the student's choice.
To see what students think about it, we gathered a group from Hidden Valley High School.
[SOT 10:28; 1:24]
[IN Q=I think it is a bad]

((AMY DIETRICH/HIDDEN VALLEY SENIOR: I THINK IT IS A BAD IDEA FOR IT TO BE WHETHER YOU GRADUATE OR NOT BUT JUST TO SHOW THAT YOU ARE LEARNING WHAT YOU'RE SUPPOSE TO I GUESS THAT IS A GOOD IDEA.)) ((DYLAN HENDERSON/HIDDEN VALLEY SENIOR: THE TESTS AREN'T DIFFICULT SO IT'S NOT SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A WHOLE LOT.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=a whole lot]


Some do have to worry, although since it is administered in their junior year, students have plenty of opportunities to retake the test. [GRAPHIC]
We contacted several area schools to see if their students are making the grade.
They provided preliminary numbers that show some seniors, and more importantly, the school systems, have their work cut out for them.
[SOT 29:57]
[IN Q=We will be doing]

((LORRAINE LANGE/ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOLS: WE WILL BE DOING EVERYTHING AFTER SCHOOL REMEDIATION, BEFORE SCHOOL REMEDIATION, SATURDAY WORK TO HELP THESE KIDS PASS THAT TEST, WE DON'T WANT ANY OF OUR STUDENTS NOT TO GRADUATE BECAUSE OF THAT.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=because of that]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


We should stress students will have at least three or four opportunities to retake the test and as a last resort can get a General Achievement Diploma by passing the G-E-D exam.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Keith and Shannon, we should mention we tried repeatedly to get numbers from Danville today but the principal at George Washington High School never returned our phone calls.

[Salem-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-30 TC1:36:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Investigators may be closing in on the cause of a high-profile fire in Salem last week.
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[VO-NAT :10]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Wednesday;]

The True Value Hardware Store on West Main Street was destroyed in last Wednesday's blaze.
[SUPER=04-Today;]

Investigators have been on scene in the days since looking for clues as to the fire's origin. Assistant Fire Chief Tom Roseberry says the fire was most likely accidental, starting at one of two places in the attic.
[SUPER=04-Monday;]

In the meantime, preliminary reports show the presence of herbicides Saturday in a creek near the hardware store. The creek feeds into the Roanoke River. About 2-hundred fish have turned up dead in the river since Saturday.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It was an uninspired day on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/6.66/9333.79/x/11.49/1782.14;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW fell seven points.
NASDAQ rose 11 and a half.
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[West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=West Nile Virus]


Central Virginia now has its first probable human case of the West Nile Virus. Health Officials say a man in his 50's may have contracted the infection while traveling in another state.
Another suspected case has turned up in the Alleghany Health District involving a woman in her 90's.
The two recent cases bring the total number of probable human cases in the state to four. Last year 29 people contracted the virus, two died.

[Patriot-Act]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC06:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Federal officials say the Patriot Act is an important tool in the fight against terrorism. But Civil Libertarians argue it's a significant invasion of personal privacy.
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[VO-NAT]


Last week on News 7, U-S Attorney John Brownlee said there are adequate safeguards to protect the public.
But this morning, the Virginia director of the American Civil Liberties Union said the act gives the FBI easy access to confidential records.
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[SOT 14:37]
[IN Q=We need to find]

((KENT WILLIS/VA. ACLU DIRECTOR: WE NEED TO FIND A PLACE IN BETWEEN. WE NEED TO FIND A PLACE AS WE SAY WHERE WE CAN BE BOTH SAFE AND FREE. WE BELIEVE THAT WE ARE A NATION THAT HAS THE RESOURCES AND THE CREATIVITY TO BOTH FIGHT TERRORISM AS WELL AS PROTECT INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY.))
[SUPER=01-Kent Willis/VA ACLU Executive Director;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=protect individual privacy.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The ACLU has filed suit in an effort to overturn some provisions of the Patriot Act, and the group is encouraging local governments to pass resolutions opposing the law.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - a firing in the NBA - a stadium dedication at Radford U,
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[VO-NAT]

and Pulaski County and new head coach Jack Turner take a turn in the Friday Football Extra spotlight.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-159]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]

When Larry Bird was hired as the new director of basketball operations by the Indiana Pacers seven weeks ago, folks wondered how he would get along with head coach Isiah Thomas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

The answer is that he won't have to. This afternoon the Pacers fired Thomas saying the team needed a new direction. In three season, Thomas could not get the Pacers past the first round of the playoffs.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]

Don't be surprised if Rick Carlisle, the former UVa star and Bird's buddy surfaces as a candidate.

[S-Cupp]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-151 3652tc ]
[GRAPHIC=RADFORD]


Radford University held a very special dedication ceremony this morning on Campus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]

The brand new Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium, which opened this spring, was given its formal christening. The state of the art facility cost $5 point 5 million dollars to build and it includes a five thousand seat grandstand, and eight lane synthetic surface track, a soccer playing surface that already has gotten some great use, and a variety of offices.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE JUST THINK...]
[SUPER=01-Douglas Covington/Radford University President; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....we feel good."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

The stadium, which is located just west of the Dedmon Center, is named in honor of the late Patrick D. Cupp, a well known real estate man, who died in September of 2000.
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[S-Pulaski]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-153 3054TC ]



[GRAPHIC=FFE]


Our Friday Football Extra preseason previews wrap-up tonight with a look at the Pulaski County Cougars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :00]

It is a season of change for the Maroon and Gold with Jack Turner taking over for the legendary Joel Hicks, who retired last season after 24 years in Pulaski. Turner and his staff are simply trying to carry on the Hicks' tradition and at the same time establish their own identity.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=COACH HICKS...]
[SUPER=01-Jack Turner/Pulaski Co. Head Coach; :07]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=...CHANCE I GET."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Unlike some Pulaski teams of the past there is no Anacostia to open the year. Instead, Turner's team plays Northside, Fleming, and three triple A teams to start the year.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WELL, I'M GONNA...]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...FOR THE DISTRICT."]
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[ANCHOR=mike]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]

Tomorrow night on News 7 at Six we will rundown the complete schedule for week number one throughout the region.

[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-158 2308TC]
[GRAPHIC=ACC FB]


For years Duke football has been the joke of the ACC, the time filler between summer and the start of the basketball season in Durham.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC; :00]

But with 22 starters back from a season ago - the Blue Devils have reason to be excited. And they think they might have something for UVa on Saturday night.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE ARE PRETTY...]
[SUPER=01-Terrell Smith/Duke Safety; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carl Franks/Duke Head Coach; :16]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=...tough opener."]
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-150 3842TC]
[GRAPHIC=tech]


Sunday's with Central Florida will be a special game for 8 Hokies who played their high school ball in the state of Florida. Among those - senior cornerback Garnell Wilds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Garnell Wilds/Virginia Tech Cornerback; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...MORE GREAT PLAYS AGAINST THEM."]
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[Miss-Virginia]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-22 TC1:59:26]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


She's already Henry County and Virginia royalty.
But next month, a Laurel Park High School graduate will have a chance to wear a national crown.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


As Marya Jones reports, her community is already betting on her.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats cheering]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brittany Hodge/Laurel Park H. S. Senior; :12]
[SUPER=01-Nancy Redd/Miss Virginia; :27]
[SUPER=01-Ardys Winslow/Parent; :45]
[SUPER=@Marya1; :50]
[SUPER=01-Tywon Thompson/Laurel Park H. S. Senior; 1:16 QUICK!]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=MJ News 7.]
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[SOT ]

((NATS: CHEERING.)) [RUNS:02]
She may be Miss Virginia, but back at her old high school, Nancy Redd was greeted as a homecoming queen.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:31:23]

((BRITTANY HODGE/STUDENT: SHE INSPIRES ME SO MUCH BECAUSE WE'RE FROM THE SAME NEIGHBORHOOD, THE SAME SCHOOL, WE'RE FROM THE SAME CHURCH AND IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE IF SHE CAN DO IT, THEN I CAN DO IT. )) [RUNS:06]
Redd gave her fans even more to rave about: A 5-thousand dollar check to put toward further education.
It amounts to about 50 dollars for each graduating senior.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:32:10]

((NANCY REDD/MISS VIRGINIA: WE STARTED REALIZING WHAT'S KEEPING KIDS IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS. THEY'RE AFRAID TO APPLY. AND THIS IS SORT OF A SYMBOLIC GESTURE THAT I THINK WILL REALLY ENCOURAGE KIDS TO GET OUT THERE AND DREAM BIG.)) [RUNS:10]
Redd's fans are more focused on a different dream: Having a Martinsville native become Miss America.
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[SOT 19:23:05]

((ARDYS WINSLOW/PARENT: SHE'S GIVING EVERYBODY A RAY OF HOPE RIGHT NOW. DURING A TIME WHERE EVERYTHING'S SO DARK AND DINGY IN THIS AREA, NANCY'S OUR SUNSHINE. )) [RUNS:07]
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[SOT 19:48:43]

((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: WHEN REDD GOES TO COMPETE ON SEPTEMBER 20TH, SHE'LL BRING MORE THAN THE HOPES AND DREAMS OF AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY WITH HER. SHE'LL ACTUALLY HAVE MORE THAN 500 MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY RESIDENTS IN ATLANTIC CITY TO CHEER HER ON. )) [RUNS:11]
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[SOT 19:41:40]

((NATS: MARCHING BAND DRUMS.)) [RUNS:02]
All 55 members of the marching band will be there to play in a parade.
The school's booster club raised 12-thousand dollars to send them.
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[SOT 19:23:46]

((ARDYS WINSLOW: I WILL BE THERE WITH BELLS ON. AND I CAN'T WAIT.)) [RUNS:02]
Redd's supporters are betting their loyalty will be rewarded.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:27:48]

((TYWON THOMPSON/STUDENT: I THINK SHE'LL WIN. SHE HAS THE OOMPH.)) [RUNS:04] And the support of an entire community. Marya Jones, News-7, Henry County.))