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Coming up on News 7-
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A study shows a chemical is found in the breast milk of American moms.
Lawmakers agree with residents- a drug clinic doesn't belong in a neighborhood. What they plan to do.
Miss Virginia is back home. We'll hear from her.
and are Ben and J-lo back on again?
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[VO-NAT 09.5]


Millions of moms breast feed.
Now a new study shows a chemical in common household goods is showing up in breast milk.
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[SOT 37]
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((WE FOUND HIGH LEVELS OF A LITTLE KNOWN NEURO TOXIN CHEMICAL IN EVERY PARTICIPANT TESTED.))
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[OUT Q=every participant tested.]
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[Breast-Milk]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[Anchor tag!!!]
Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
[SS=Medical News]


It's a chemical used to make furniture and household goods fire retardant.
But the study released today shows American moms may have an alarmingly high level of this chemical in their breast milk.
Kelly (Ko-bee- A-uh) Cobiella reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tiffany/Study Participant; :18]
[SUPER=01-Sonya Lunder/Study Co-Author; :39]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Cobiella/CBS News; :51]
[Super=01-Luz Chacon/Maternal and Child Health Access; 1:17]
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[OUT Q=for CBS News.]

((TIFFANY KIMBALL THOUGHT SHE WAS DOING ALL THE RIGHT THINGS TO KEEP HER BABY HEALTHY. SHE WAS SHOCKED TO LEARN HER BREAST MILK CONTAINED HIGH LEVELS OF A TOXIC CHEMICAL ....COMMONLY USED A FLAME RETARDANT.
SOT (TIFFANY/STUDY PARTICIPANT)

"WHEN I READ THE RESULTS I WAS FEEDING SAMANTHA AT THE TIME AND IT WAS PRETTY DEVASTATING THINKING THAT I WAS PUTTING THIS CHEMICAL INTO HER BODY." TRACK RESEARCHERS WITH THE NON-PROFIT ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP TESTED THE BREAST MILK OF 20 NEW MOTHERS IN 14 STATES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. EVERY WOMAN REGISTERED UNEXPECTEDLY HIGH LEVELS OF THE CHEMICAL - POLY-BROMINATED DIPHENYL ....IN THEIR BODY. SONYA LUNDER/STUDY CO-AUTHOR: "THE AVERAGE LEVEL OF BROMINATED FIRE RETARDANTS THAT WE FOUND IN OUR STUDY WAS 75 PERCENT HIGHER THAN LEVELS IN A RECENT SWEDISH STUDY." KELLY COBIELLA/LOS ANGELES: "THE CHEMICAL IS USED AS A FIRE RETARDANT IN EVERYTHING FROM COMPUTERS TO THE FURNITURE IN YOUR HOME, EVEN THE FOAM IN YOUR COUCH. BUT THERE ARE NO STUDIES ON HOW THE CHEMICAL AFFECTS PEOPLE, OR ON WHAT A SAFE LEVEL WOULD BE." THE FIRE RETARDANT HAS SHOWN TO CAUSE LEARNING AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS IN MICE AND RATS SCIENTISTS STILL ARE NOT SURE HOW IT GOES FROM FURNITURE AND PLASTICS.. INTO PEOPLE. DESPITE THE STUDY RESULTS, EXPERTS SAY BREAST FEEDING IS THE BEST PROTECTION FOR NEW BABIES. LUZ CHACON/MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH ACCESS: "We need to not kill the messenger because breast milk is simply the messenger it is not the source of the problem." THE STUDY'S SPONSORS ARE CALLING FOR AN ALL-OUT BAN OF THE CHEMICAL. CALIFORNIA WILL BEGIN TO PHASE THEM OUT IN 2008. IN LOS ANGELES, KELLY COBIELLA FOR CBS NEWS.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The study co-author says the reason breast milk was tested is that it's a good indicator of what's in a mother's blood and in a fetus during pregnancy.
The co-author says breast feeding actually offers babies some protection from harmful chemicals they've been exposed to in the womb.

[Warner-Matricardi]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
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The central figure in the "GOP eavesdropping scandal" is pointing his finger at several Republican leaders, including former House Speaker Vance Wilkins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Ed Matricardi says Wilkins not only knew about last year's eavesdropping scheme but encouraged it.
And he says former GOP chairman Gary Thomson was more involved in the plan than he has admitted to.
Matricardi was in court to get his law license reinstated when he implicated Wilkins, Thomson and an aide to Attorney General Jerry Kilgore.
Virginia Democrats say they are shocked by the new revelations.
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[SOT 13:37:06]
[IN Q=IF WHAT MR MATRICARDI SAID]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; IF WHAT MR. MATRICARDI SAID IS TRUE THEN I THOUGHT I WAS FINISHED BEING AMAZED BUT I CONTINUE TO BE AMAZED BY THIS AND I HOPE THIS IS THE END OF THIS INCIDENT.))
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[OUT Q=END OF THIS INCIDENT.]
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[VO-NAT]


Matricardi also admitted that aside from "a little juicy gossip" neither of the Democratic conference calls he secretly listened to yielded any useful information.
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[Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC1:16:52]
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Central Virginians are now cleaning up after not just one natural disaster, but two.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Five days after getting hit by Hurricane Isabel, Richmond was battered early this morning by a tornado.
The twister added to the number of downed trees, damaged homes and crushed cars.
And 40-thousand residents who just had their power restored, got it knocked out again by the new storm.
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[SOT 13:26:34]
[IN Q=YOU CAN SEE ALL THE]

((DARRYL ROBINSON/RICHMOND HOMEOWNER; YOU CAN SEE ALL THE EXTENSIVE DAMAGE AROUND THE HOUSE, TREES BESIDE US.)) ((EUNICE DICKERSON/HOME CONDEMNED DUE TO TORNADO: ALL OF A SUDDEN AND IT JUST HIT. THE WIND THE RAIN CAME GOT THE KIDS DOWN STAIRS, LOUD CRASH AND THEN A BOOM.))
[SUPER=01-Darryl Robinson/Richmond Homeowner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Eunice Dickerson/Home Condemned Due to Tornado; :07]
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[OUT Q=LOUD CRASH AND THEN A BOOM.]
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[VO-NAT]


Schools in Richmond will remain closed tomorrow because of the power outages.
Dominion Power says it may be weeks before electricity is restored to all residents affected by the hurricane and tornado.
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[South-River]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Local lawmakers are calling on FEMA to step up hurricane relief efforts in Rockbridge County.
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

An estimated 3-to-5 hundred families need assistance after the South River overflowed it's banks last week, picking up homes and vehicles and tossing them like toys. It took Red Cross volunteers until yesterday to arrive in the area. They say they'll stay as long as they're needed. Meantime, local politicians making the rounds today were stunned by the damage.
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[SOT 14:50:30 - 14:50:46]
[IN Q=It's unbelievable. People say it's worse...]

((DEL. BEN CLINE/(R) LEXINGTON: IT'S UNBELIEVABLE. PEOPLE SAY IT'S WORSE THAN CAMILLE IN '69 AND I BELIEVE IT. IT'S BEEN REALLY DEVASTATING AND THESE PEOPLE REALLY DO NEED HELP.))
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[OUT Q=people really do need help.]
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[VO-NAT :09]

Cline was joined by Congressman Bob Goodlatte who says he's trying to convince FEMA to set up a service facility west of the Blue Ridge.
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[Radford-Assault]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=myr]
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Radford University police are investigating a sexual assault they say occurred last night on campus. Officers say a student reported she was assaulted just before midnight near Pocahontas Hall. Police say they're awaiting lab results before deciding whether charges will be filed.

[CA-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Californians WILL have the chance to vote for Governor in October.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;]

Judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated California's Gubernatorial recall election today. The original October 7th date was upheld in a unanimous ruling. The judges said the California Constitution requires the election go forward in a certain period of time. The American Civil Liberties Union says it will not appeal. Reaction from the candidates was positive.
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[Redd]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
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She may not be Miss America, but she's still the queen in Henry County.
After competing in the nation's top pageant, Miss Virginia Nancy Redd got a hero's welcome in her hometown.
Marya Jones was there.
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[IN Q=Nats: Nancy, I just love you]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tiffany Wilson/Laurel Park Senior; :21]
[SUPER=01-Nancy Redd/Miss Virginia; :37]
[SUPER=01-Andrea Coles/Laurel Park Freshman; :51]
[SUPER=@Marya2; 1:22]
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[OUT Q=they're so sweet.]
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[SOT 23:16:29]

((NATS: NANCY, I JUST LOVE YOU. YOU WERE SO WONDERFUL.)) [RUNS:04]
Nancy Redd may not be Miss America, but around Henry County, you'd hardly know it.
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[SOT 23:19:15]

((NATS: BAND. KIDS PUTTING UP BANNERS.)) [RUNS:03]
As far as her high school marching band was concerned, she still deserved a victory parade to welcome her home.
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[SOT 23:27:54]

((TIFFANY WILSON/LAUREL PARK SENIOR: IT'S SO AWESOME BECAUSE EVERYBODY KNOWS US NOW, BECAUSE SHE'S FROM MARTINSVILLE.)) [RUNS:04]
Redd made it to the top 10 in the Miss America pageant Saturday night, with more than 500 hometown supporters in the audience.
She says getting THAT far was enough for her.
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[SOT 23:31:51]

((NANCY REDD: I DID MY ABSOLUTE BEST. I'M PROUD OF EVERYTHING I DID AND I AM SO EXCITED THAT I WAS TOP TEN MISS AMERICA AND IN THE SWIMSUIT PRELIMINARY. THAT WAS JUST AN AMAZING HONOR.)) [RUNS:09]
Some of her fans are taking it a little harder.
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[SOT 23:29:13]

((ANDREA COLES/LAUREL PARK FRESHMAN: I ALMOST CRIED. I WAS TRYING TO KEEP IT TOGETHER BECAUSE EVERYBODY'S THERE BUT I ALMOST CRIED. IT WAS SAD BECAUSE I DON'T KNOW WHY SHE DIDN'T WIN, BUT SHE SHOULD HAVE.)) [RUNS:09]
Redd didn't come home empty-handed.
She won 12-thousand dollars ... and national recognition for herself and her hometown.
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[SOT 23:37:11]

((NANCY REDD: IT'S WONDERFUL TO COME HOME TO SUCH A SUPPORTIVE FAMILY. ME AND MARTINSVILLE ARE SUCH WONDERFUL SUPPORTERS OF EACH OTHER AND I'M VERY BLESSED.)) [RUNS:09]
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[SOT 23:30:54]

((NATS: KIDS SCREAMING TO NANCY FROM SCHOOL BUS.)) [RUNS:03]
And being Miss Virginia isn't half-bad either.
Marya Jones, News-7.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Area residents say they need help fighting a drug treatment clinic.
Find out what Roanoke County supervisors plan to do when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And it houses dangerous terrorists. Now the military is investigating another case of possible espionage inside Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay.
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[Sports-preview]


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[County-Supers]


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Roanoke County residents who oppose a new methadone clinic on Colonial Avenue are asking the board of supervisors for help.
Today, members of the board said they will do what they can to prevent the drug treatment program from locating there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Residents say the intersection of Colonial Avenue and Ogden Road is a poor location for the methadone clinic.
They say the property is too close to schools, and residential neighborhoods.
County officials say they hope to work with Life Center of Galax to find a better location.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're not just saying]

((REV. MARK GRAHAM/TASK FORCE CHAIRMAN: WE'RE NOT JUST SAYING NOT IN OUR BACKYARD, BUT IN THE RIGHT LOCATION FOR ALL OF THE CITIZENS.)) ((FUZZY MINNIX/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: OUR CONCERN IS TO HAVE THIS TYPE OF OPERATION IN AN APPROPRIATE SETTING, AND THIS IS NOT AN APPROPRIATE SETTING.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Mark Graham/Task Force Chairman; :00]
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[OUT Q= an appropriate setting. (2nd Ref)]
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The supervisors are proposing an ammendment to the county zoning ordinance. The change would require a special use permit for medical offices like the methadone clinic.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The board also met in closed session to discuss the possibility that the issue will end up in court.

[Salem-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tha]
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A 15-year old from Salem faces murder and drug charges in the overdose death of another teenager. The teenager is in custody but his name has not been released. Salem police say he's charged with felony homicide and distribution of methadone in connection with the death of 18- year old Joseph Ryan Lawrence. Lawrence and another 18 year old were taken to the hospital last May suffering from what police thought was a drug overdose. Lawrence died at the hospital-- the other 18 year old later recovered.

[Franklin-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Two years of undercover work is putting some big drug dealers out of business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


Franklin County deputies arrested 50 people on charges of selling marijuana, cocaine and prescription drugs.
Six face federal charges as major suppliers of the drugs.
The bust is the second-biggest in Franklin County history.
The Sheriff says several of the people arrested were ALSO targets in the largest bust back in 1984, but that they went back to dealing after they were released from prison.
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[Espionage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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A man who is supposed to defend the U-S- is now charged with espionage.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Guantanamo Bay, Cuba]


U-S Senior Airman Ahmad Al Hal-Abi worked as an arabic translator at the Guantanamo Bay Prison camp in Cuba.
That's where al Qaeda and other terrorist suspects are held.
He faces 32 criminal charges including nine counts related to espionage.
Al Hal-abi is the second military man facing charges- who worked at the prison.
Army Captain and Chaplain Yousef Yee was arrested after he was found carrying classified documents about prisoners and their interrogations.
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[Bush-UN]


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[WRITER=col]
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President Bush was in New York today hoping to build support for Iraq's reconstruction.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

The President called on the United Nations to put its differences aside and help put the country back on its feet.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= now the nation of Iraq;]

((NOW THE NATION OF IRAQ NEEDS AND DESERVES OUR AID AND ALL NATIONS OF GOODWILL SHOULD STEP FORWARD AND PROVIDE THAT SUPPORT.))
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[OUT Q= step forward and provide that support;]
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[VO-NAT]

The President reiterated his message that the transition to democracy in Iraq would not be rushed.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= This process must unfold according;]

((THIS PROCESS MUST UNFOLD ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS OF IRAQIS NEITHER HURRIED NOR DELAYED BY THE WISHES OF OTHER PARTIES.))
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[OUT Q= nor delayed by the wishes of other parties;]
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[VO-NAT]


U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged world leaders to set aside their disputes over the war and join forces to build a peaceful democracy in the troubled nation
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Ben and Jen cause a stir at a Georgia courthouse. But were they after a marriage license?
We'll find out when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus it's not magic or a scene from star trek.
See how teleportation is happening right here in Roanoke.
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[Commercial]

[Teleportation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC38:32]
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New technology proves you CAN be two places at once.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It is called teleportation and it is sort like an advanced version of two-way conferencing.
With this technology, you can appear in a room live with a life-size image and have eye-to-eye contact with those present but be in a completely different location.
The 3-D image is made possible thanks to a windshield size screen perched on a podium.
Electronic Data Systems showed off the system at the Commonwealth of Virginia's Information Technology Symposium in Roanoke.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

High school volley ball from Botetourt, Major League baseball and the Hokies talk about the Huskies, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA Football; :00]


Suspended Ohio State running back Maurice Clarrett sued the NFL Tuesday, asking a judge to throw out a league rule preventing players from entering the draft until they have been out of high school three years. Clarrett, is not eligible for the NFL draft until 2005. He rushed for 1,237 yards and led the Buckeyes to a national title as a freshman.
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[S-Volley]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 1:05:19]
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We start on the volleyball court where Lord Botetourt welcomed Salem to Daleville for the best three out of five match.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]


Cavaliers head volleyball coach Stacy Campbell would have her team fired up for this match.
Here in the first set, Botetourt returns the Emily Kirby's shot, then the Cavaliers block an attempted spike but the Spartans get the point on a a block of its own. The Spartans win game one 25-16.
Then, Salem serves and the Cavaliers set the ball and spike it. Botetourt wins the last three sets 25-17, 25-23 and 25-10 for the win in the match.
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[S-Bimbo]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-153 53:56]
[GRAPHIC=nba]

Former Tech standout and free-agent point guard Bimbo Coles has returned to the team where he started his career,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

signing with the Miami Heat today. The six-foot-two Coles played for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics last season. A 13-year N-B-A veteran, Coles will provide depth at a position where first-round pick Dwyane Wade is expected to start. Originally the 40th pick in the 1990 draft by Sacramento, Coles played five-plus seasons with the Heat.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-158 40:49]
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The Yankees smoked the Chicago White Sox tonight to claim their sixth straight AL East Division title.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Expos vs. Braves; :00]


Atlanta rallied for two runs in the eighth inning before John Smoltz shut the door in a 2-to-0 shutout of Montreal for his 45th save after being activated from the D-L after missing nearly a month with tendinitis.
Shane Reynolds was the work horse most of the night, giving up seven hits over seven innings.
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Phillies vs. Marlins;]


Florida put together a five-run seventh to beat Philadelphia 5-to-4 and take a two-game lead over the Phillies in the N-L wild-card race with five games left. Jim Thome (TOH'-mee) hit a solo as the Phillies built a 3-to-0 lead.
But Jeff Conine (KOH'-nyn) slammed a three-run homer off Kevin Millwood before Luis Castillo hit the go-ahead single.
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[S-Dale]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-150 1:05:19]
[GRAPHIC=Dale earnhardt Jr.]


Dale Earnhardt Junior is expected to race at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend even though NASCAR has not yet medically cleared him to compete. Earnhardt suffered a minor concussion and sprained right foot in a wreck Sunday in Dover, Delaware. He needs a doctor to approve he is fit to drive before he's allowed on the track.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

NASCAR's policy of medically clearing a driver was put in place partially because of Earnhardt, who admitted last season he thought he was suffering from lingering effects of a concussion in several races. Earnhardt is fourth in points, 490 behind leader Matt Kenseth.
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[S-Allison]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-152 43:18]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]


Winston Cup drivers are at Talladega Sunday for the EA Sports 500. Racing legend Davey Allison died 10 years ago July in a helicopter accident. The Birmingham News paper quotes Allison's attorney today as saying that Davey's death was a result of a flawed part of the helicopter and NOT pilot error. Davey was steering the helicopter when it crashed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Talladega, AL; :00]

Davey will be honored this weekend at Talladega, the site of his first Winston Cup race and win. Havoline will honor
Davey this weekend with a special paint scheme on the Havoline #42 Dodge driven by Jamie McMurray.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jamie McMurray/Driver of Havoline #42 Dodge; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=.....a lot more special to me"]
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[S-Hokies]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-160 4420TC]
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Virginia Tech's 42 point win over UConn last year was exciting in mnay ways. Mike Stevens takes a first look at this Saturday Noon Kick-off.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 1, 2001; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Jones/328 Yards and 5 TDs This Year; :26]
[SUPER=@mike1; :35]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/Made College Debut Against Connecticut; :50]
[SUPER=04-This Season; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[Harry-Australia]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
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They're not wild about Harry... Prince Harry that is... in Australia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sydney, Australia;]


The prince is down under for a year-long vacation before he joins the military.
Not everybody is happy about the fact that AUSTRALIANS will have to pick up the security tab-- estimated to cost around a million dollars.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's shocking]

((JOHN MUNOS/AUSTRALIAN; IT'S SHOCKING, ABSOLUTELY SHOCKING. THERE'S POOR PEOPLE OUT THERE AND WE GOT THIS LITTLE DRUNK COMING TO AUSTRALIA, YEAH IT'S NOT GOOD.))
[SUPER=01-John Munos/Australian]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=it's not good.]
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[VO-NAT]


It won't be all play, though.
He intends to work as a cowboy at a ranch, where he'll earn about 150 dollars a week.
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[Jen-Ben]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
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The Bennifer watch moves to Georgia-
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[VO-NAT 14.5]


The latest sighting of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez was today at a courthouse near Savannah-
Rumors flew that the two were applying for a marriage license.
Not so.... though says the local sheriff. Ben Affleck was just in asking about a gun permit.
The secretary who snapped this picture with the sheriff says the two are down to earth.
While J-Lo and Ben are not wed, it's obvious .. they are together. The two recently bought a waterfront house near Savannah. (------------)