[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=5NewsHeads]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]



(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Today on News 7 at 5, as same sex weddings continue in California, homosexual couples win a big round in Richmond.
(------------)

Also a new poll says President Bush would lose the White House if the election were held today.
[Weather-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Yet another winter storm will bring snow to our region. But this time, central Virginia looks like the best bet for accumulations.

[Medical-Head]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#med heads]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[ENG#=2]



The rolling stones create some traffic problems in Iron Gate.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Free Clinic of the New River Valley prepares to open a new home.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]

plus Mike Stevens will have the highlights from today's NASCAR Busch race.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]



[ENG#=3]



(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Howard Dean's campaign chairman is out. Could it mean the end of Dean's campaign?
And what about talk that John Edwards would make a good running mate for John Kerry?
Edwards' wife weighs in on that.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14 ]
[IN Q=]

((HE HAS HIS EYE ON ONE BALL AND ONE BALL ONLY AND THAT'S THE NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=for president.]
(------------)



[5-Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign]



[ENG#=4]



If the General Elections were held today- a Democrat could win the White House.
That according to a CBS news poll- and Howard Dean says he's pushing on with his campaign despite losing a campaign staff members.
Jennifer Miller reports one day before the Wisconsin primary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Graham Greene/Madison Wisconsin Voter;]
[Super=@Miller1]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Madison]

((IN A STATE THAT COULD MAKE OR BREAK 'AT LEAST' ONE CANDIDATES CAMPAIGN -- RIVALS ARE STUMPING FOR VOTES ON THE EVE OF THE WISCONSIN PRIMARY. AND IN FACTORIES LIKE THIS ONE -- JOBS AND THE ECONOMY ARE ON EVERYONE'S MIND.
AND THE CANDIDADTES ARE LISTENING... EACH HAS HIS OWN MESSAGE. SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/ CANDIDATE FOR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE.
SEN. JOHN KERRY/CANDIDATE FOR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE
AND HOWARD DEAN MAY BE TALKING ABOUT JOBS - BUT IT'S HIS OWN POLITICAL CAREER THAT'S AT STAKE. THE FORMER FRONT-RUNNER PARTED WAYS WITH HIS CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN - AND IS COMING UNDER PRESSURE FROM AIDES TO QUIT IF HE DOESN'T WIN THE PRIMARY ON TUESDAY.
DEAN HAS TRIED TO MAKE WISCONSIN HIS KIND OF STATE -- CAMPAIGNING HERE NON-STOP.
GRAHAM GREENE /MADISON WISCONSIN VOTER Ought to cut his loses. POLLS SHOW KERRY LEADING, BUT HE'S SIGNING EVERY LAST AUTOGRAPH - STILL CAMPAIGNING AS IF IT WERE HIS FIRST DAY. JOHN EDWARDS -- WITH JUST ONE WIN UNDER HIS BELT -- IS PROMISING TO STAY IN THE RACE. ....AND CONTINUES TO INSIST HE'S RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT -- NOT VICE PRESIDENT.
JENNIFER MILLER/CBS NEWS: WHOEVER BECOMES THE NOMINEE GOT SOME GOOD NEWS TODAY. A NEW POLL SHOWS A SHIFT IN SUPPORT FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.
47 PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS SAY THEY'D BACK ANY DEMOCRAT OVER THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT. BUSH, NOW GETTING JUST 42 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.
IF DEAN IS BOUNCED FROM THE RACE AFTER TUESDAY'S PRIMARY -- IT COULD LEAVE JUST TWO MEN -- BATTLING FOR ONE PRIZE. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, MADISON.))

[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


A woman who's been linked to presidential candidate John Kerry is denying rumors of an affair. Alexandra Polier (POHL'-yur) issued a statement to The Associated Press today, four days after allegations surfaced. She also denies reports that she ever worked or interned for Kerry.

[5-XGR]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=503-04 1:17:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG=1]



Gay rights supporters are scoring political victories in an unlikely place -- the Virginia House of Delegates.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Today the House passed a bill allowing employers to offer health insurance benefits to homosexual partners.
Identical legislation did not even make it out of committee last year.
The House also voted against excluding same-sex and unmarried couples from applying for state mortgage loans.
The Virginia Housing Development Authority used to require borrowers to be married or related but that restriction was repealed last year.
Gay rights supporters say today's votes are not just a victory for them because they will benefit all Virginians.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=THEY DO AFFECT OUR COMMUNITY]

((DYANA MASON/EQUALITY VIRGINIA: they do affect our community it is a victory, it is a step but we have a lot more work to do these things affect all of us not just the gay community.))
[SUPER=01-Dyana Mason/Equality Virginia]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=ALL OF US NOT JUST THE GAY COMMUNITY.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Gay rights supporters say their other priorities include legalizing gay marriage and revoking the state's anti-sodomy law.
(------------)



[5-Gay-Marriage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=2]



Meanwhile same sex couples waited all night in heavy rain in San Francisco. They wanted to be among the first in line as City Hall opened early to issue marriage licenses.
This just one day before a court challenge to the marriages.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Randy Thomasson/Campaign for CA Families;]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Mabel Teng/San Francisco City Assessor;]
[SUPER=01-Gavin Newsom/San Francisco Mayor;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News San Francisco.]


(((LOCATOR: SAN FRANCISCO)

(NATZ)


YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW TODAY'S A NATIONAL HOLIDAY...IN AND AROUND SAN FRANCISCO'S CITY HALL.

SOT/ Rick Tuscany/Waiting for Marriage licence.

".......this is history in the making....
GAY COUPLES, BY THE HUNDREDS, ARE SPENDING THEIR PRESIDENT'S DAY GETTING MARRIED...HOPING TO BEAT THE CLOCK.. BEFORE OPPONENTS TAKE THE ISSUE BEFORE A JUDGE TUESDAY.

SOT: RANDY THOMASSON/CAMPAIGN FOR CA FAMILIES

"WE EXPECT THE JUDGE TO PUT A STOP TO THESE COUNTERFEIT CERTIFICATES OF MARRIAGE."
THIS ALL STARTED LAST WEEK WHEN SAN FRANCISCO'S NEW MAYOR....UPSET THAT PRESIDENT BUSH'S WOULD CONSIDER A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS A UNION BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN... ORDERED OFFICIALS TO ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSES TO SAME-SEX COUPLES.

(TRACK)

SINCE THEN, MORE THAN 1600 GAY AND LEBIAN COUPLES HAVE EXCHANGED VOWS, MOST OF THEM AT CITY HALL.

SOT: MABEL TENG/SAN FRANCISCO CITY ASSESSOR

"EVERYONE HELPING YOU TODAY IS DOING THIS OUT OF LOVE, THEY ARE ALL VOLUNTEERS."
THE MAYOR SAYS HE IS WELL WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF STATE LAWS.

SOT: GAVIN NEWSOM/SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR

"READ THE CONSTITUTION, PICK IT UP AND TELL ME THAT WE ARE DOING THE WRONG THING AND TELL ME WHERE IT SAYS WE SHOULD ADVANCE THE CAUSE OF DISCRIMINATION."
THE GAY MARRIAGE MARATHON IN SAN FRANCISCO...FOLLOWS A CLOSELY WATCHED DEBATE ON THE SAME ISSUE IN MASSACHUSETTS LAST WEEK. LAWMAKERS THERE COULD FIND NO COMMON GROUND AND TABLED THE DEBATE UNTIL A LATER DATE.
EVERYONE HERE KNOWS THIS BATTLE IS FAR FROM OVER. MANY OUT-OF-TOWNERS SAY THEY'LL USE THEIR MARRIAGE LICENSES TO CHALLENGE THEIR OWN STATE LAWS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO.))

[5-Rock-slide]


[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=504-05 1:05:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]

People are talking after a weekend rock slide in Alleghany County. Two boulders blocked traffic on route 220 yesterday morning for more than an hour.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Susan BAM;]

News 7's Susan Bahorich was in Iron Gate today. She joins us now. Susan, is this common in the area?
[LIVE=Susan/FULL]
[SUPER=@SUSAN1;]

Jean- More common that you might think. In fact this is the third reported slide in one week. It's not the number, but the size of event that has people talking.

[ENG#=3]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=If you're traveling...]
[SUPER=03-Iron Gate; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alan Williams/Iron Gate Mayor; :31]
[SUPER=19-Susan Bahorich; :45]
[SUPER=01-Willie Green/Green's Country Store; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:12]
[OUT Q=.. onto the road...]

If you're traveling 220 in Alleghany County, you might encounter more than a bump in the road - you may run into two 20-ton boulders.
[NATS]
[RUNS=:03]

((DRIVE BY OF CARS FROM SHOT))
A recent rock slide has people reassessing. The slides might be common, but when you have rocks the size of compact cars - the point is hammered home.
[NATS]
[RUNS=:03]

((CHIT-CHATTING @ GROCERY))
Alan Williams has been the mayor of Iron Gate for the last four-years. He's seen an increase in the number of slides.



[SOT@1:14:30:08]
[INQ=We've had more...]

((ALAN WILLIAMS, IRON GATE MAYOR: WE'VE HAD MORE THIS YEAR THAN WE HAD LAST YEAR. WE PROBABLY GET A COUPLE A YEAR. IT'S A PRETTY NARROW PASSAGE WITH A LOT OF ROCKS. I THINK SOME ARE CHAINED ON THE MOUNTAIN SO THEY WON'T COME DOWN.))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUTQ=.. won't come down.]



[SOT- YOUR CHOICE!]
[INQ=In addition...]

((SUSAN BAHORICH, REPORTING: IN ADDITION TO SAFETY, OFFICIALS ARE WORRIED ABOUT CONVIENENCE. YOU SEE, ABOUT 10-THOUSAND VEHICLES TRAVEL THIS ROAD A DAY, AND ONE MORE ROCK SLIDE COULD PUT THEM BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE.))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUTQ=.. hard place.]


That's why people want something done- even if it wouldn't necessarily stop boulders like "these" - it may present an obstacle.

[SOT@1:24:49:10]
[INQ=If they had...]

((WILLIE GREEN, GREEN'S COUNTRY STORE: IF THEY HAD A WALL OR SOMETHING IT COULD PREVENT THE SMALL ROCKS FROM COMING OUT ONTO THE ROAD..))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUTQ=onto the road.]




[LIVE=Susan/FULL]


It's estimated nearly 50-tons of rock was involved in the slide.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Susan;]

Jean- Sandy Meyers from V-DOT says crews will most likely be out there tomorrow to break up the remaining boulders.


[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Tease1]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=4]



Up next on the newscast, we'll tell you how some people are making big money on an expanding market.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=is coming up.]



[COMM #1]



[5-Free-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=504-04 4:47]
[GRAPHIC=Healthcheck]


[MINI-Open]

There are more than 30-thousand uninsured and under-insured people in the New River Valley.
The number in need of free medical care is just one of the reasons a Christiansburg clinic is moving into a bigger and better building.
[BLACKSBURG DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Rachel Microwave;]


New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa joins us from Blacksburg with more. Rachel?
[LIVE=Rachel/FULL]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Jean, It took more than 600-thousand dollars in donations, but Montgomery County's old social services building is finally looking like a brand new building. One week from today it will officially become the new Free Clinic of the New River Valley.

[ENG#=1]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's taken some work]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;:00]
[SUPER=01-Denise Warren/Medical Office Assistant;:10]
[SUPER=01-Richard Pantaleo/Executive Director;:34]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;:47]
[SUPER=01-Carmen Willis/Nurse;:58]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=and volunteer.]

((NATS- UP STAIRS SPRAYING SOUND 43:07:00
It's taken some work, but this old office building and even, one time hotel is now a doctors office.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:38:44:00 ]
[IN Q=There are a million]

((DENISE WARREN:THERE ARE MILLION THINGS ABOUT THIS BUILDING THAT ARE BETTER THAN WHAT WE HAD BEFORE. WE'RE JUST SO THANKFUL TO THE COUNTY FOR EVERYONE THAT HELPED US GET HERE.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=us get here.]


NATS BODY CRINKLING SOUND 40:35:00
Medical supplies are finally starting to line the shelves of the new Free Clinic of the New River Valley building. This is 3times bigger than the old building with 3 more medical and 2 more dental examine rooms.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:35:01:00 ]
[IN Q=It's a much more]

((RICHARD PANTALEO:IT'S A MUCH MORE VISIBLE SPACE FOR THE COMMUNITY TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON AND I THINK IT WILL STIMULATE MORE PEOPLE TO VOLUNTEER AND HOPEFULLY MAKE MORE PATIENTS AWARE THAT THEY CAN COME HERE AND GET THE SERVICES THEY NEED.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=they need.]




(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:47:29:00 ]
[IN Q=Last year more]

((STANDUP:LAST YEAR MORE THAN 32 HUNDRED PEOPLE STEPPED THROUGH THEIR DOORS TO GET HELP. THE OLD WAITING ROOM WAS SO SMALL MANY OF THEM HAD TO WAIT OUTSIDE. THIS NEW ONE SEATS 45.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=this new one seats 45.]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT::37:39:00]
[IN Q=It will]

((CARMEN WILLIS IT WILL HELP TO INCREASE OUR PROFESSIONALISM AND THE EXTENT OF OUR SERVICES. WE CAN EXPAND ON THE SERVICES THAT WE ALREADY HAVE. AND HAVE MORE AVAILABLE TO THEM. THAT'S SOMETHING WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=forward to.]


The clinic already has more than 250 volunteers... and even that's not enough. This new place may make room for even more.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:33:36:00 ]
[IN Q=It will allow]

((RICHARD: IT WILL ALLOW MANY MORE PEOPLE TO BE SEEN THAT WE CAN'T BE SEE NOW. WE'LL BE ABLE TO DO MANY MORE PRESCRIPTIONS. AND IT WILL GIVE PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY A PLACE TO GO AND VOLUNTEER. :08)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=and volunteer.] ))




[LIVE=Rachel /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


The free clinic will open its doors next Monday morning.
It serves the uninsured and low income families.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Rachel Microwave;]


Jean, the clinic is already on pace to help several "more" hundred more people that it did last year.

[5-Getting-Bigger]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=2]



The problem of obesity has increased 60 percent in the last decade. The Centers for Disease Control estimates three out of 5 Americans are overweight. Now some companies want to tap into the big market.
Stacy Case reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Pear Orchard, WA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Paula Hudson/Big Costumes Owner; :11]
[SUPER=01-Bill Fabrey/Amplestuff Owner; :48]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/CBS News; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=Bearsville, NY]


((TRACK: A FEW HALLOWEENS AGO, THIS WASHINGTON STATE WOMAN WANTED TO DRESS UP. SHE COULDN'T FIND ANYTHING TO FIT.
SUPER: PAULA HUDSHON/OWNER OF "BIG COSTUMES" just bc you're a larger person doesn't mean you have to wear a tent

TRACK: PAULA HUDSHON SAT DOWN AT HER SEWING MACHINE---

NAT: sewing machine
-----AND SET OUT TO CHANGE THAT.


NAT: this is a male genie costume
TRACK: SHE OPENED THE INTERNET BASED COMPANY, "BIG COSTUMES" IN THE LOFT OF HER HOUSE. FROM LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD-- TO THE NAUGHTY SCHOOL
GIRL--- THE SEAMSTRESS USES DRAFTING SOFTWARE, PLUGS IN THE
MEASUREMENTS---


NAT: she's got large pants
----AND A COSTUME IS BORN.


LOCATOR: BEARSVILLE, NY
TRACK: IN THIS BASEMENT IN BEARSVILLE, NEW YORK--- BILL FABREY ISN'T
MAKING COSTUMES--- BUT HE IS FILLING A VOID. HE RUNS AMPLESTUFF, A

CLEARINGHOUSE FOR BIG STUFF.
SUPER: BILL FABREY/OWNER "AMPLESTUFF" amplestuff is the only company in the world that does what we do.
TRACK: FROM EXTRA WIDE CLOTHES HANGERS TO SCALES THAT WEIGH IN AT 1,000 POUNDS, FABREY CALLS IT A MINISTRY OF SIZE.
STACY QUESTIONS: 11:10:58 this is obviously a business, but in a sense it's a service?
SUPER: BILL FABREY/OWNER "AMPLESTUFF" I'm trying to convince people that they deserve to have an easier life.
STAND UP BRIDGE: STACY CASE/REPORTING THE AVERAGE FANNY PACK STOPS AT ABOUT 40INCHES. THIS ONE KEEPS GOING AND GOING AND GOING ALL THE WAY UP TO 99 INCHES.

NAT SOT: one problem larger people have is reaching parts of their body

to clean. TRACK: FABREY SELLS (NAT: seat belt click) SEAT BELT EXTENDERS AND TRIPLE WIDE UMBRELLAS. STANDARD ONES JUST DON'T COVER IT.
SUPER: BILL FABREY/OWNER "AMPLESTUFF" either your stomach or your butt is going to get wet.
TRACK: FABREY SAYS THE LARGE MARKET IS UNDERSERVED. JUST LIKE AMERICANS, HIS BUSINESS AND OTHERS LIKE IT, JUST KEEP GETTING BIGGER. STACY CASE CBS NEWS, BEARSVILLE, NEW YORK.))

[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Tease2]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Up next we'll have the latest forecast including a threat of some more winter weather tomorrow.
(--------------)

[VO] Then in Sports, Dale Earnhardt Junior has more reason to celebrate in Daytona.
(--------------)
[COMM#2]



[5-Franklin-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=503-03 1:47:09]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]



[ENG#=1]



Folks in Franklin County are still digging out from the mess left from yesterday's snowstorm.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

The area was one of the hardest hit by the storm, with up to eight inches of snow. However, V-Dot got some help from the sun today to clear the roads, including Route 220, which was backed up for several hours last night as a result of weather-related accidents.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1622]
[IN Q=i didn't have]

((PAM HALE/FRANKLIN CO. RESIDENT: I DIDN'T HAVE ANY TROUBLE THIS MORNING, BUT I COME OUT ABOUT A QUARTER TO SEVEN, THE ROADS WERE SLICK BUT AS LONG AS YOU TOOK YOUR TIME IT WAS OKAY.))
[SUPER=01-Pam Hale/Franklin Co. Resident;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=it was okay]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

While Mother Nature helped cleaned up the mess she made last night, she'll need to do a lot more. Coming up tonight on News 7 at six, we'll tell you why the added snow days in Franklin County have sent school officials back to the drawing board.
(------------)



[Tease#3]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Tease3]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Coming up following Sports, some dedicated actors are setting the stage for a run at the book of world records.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]

But first Mike Stevens says its official; The rich get richer in the major leagues.
(--------------)
[COMM#3]



[S5-Junior]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-154 15321TC]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]



[ENG#=1]


Good evening everybody and welcome to the Monday ticker. Normally on the day after the Daytona 500 - we're hearing from the winner.
[GRAPHIC=SPEEDWEEKS IN BAM]

Well, that is again the case tonight, but different reasons. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the 500 yesterday and today on just thre hours of sleep he was
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

back on the track for the rain-delayed Hershey Kisses 300. Junior - in the Oreos Chevy - went out and managed to stay out of trouble. And there was plenty of it just 10 laps into the restart. This 10 car melee was the "Big One" in this event. Junior holds off Johnny Sauter, Robby Gordon and Kevin Harvick to win a total of three events during Speedweeks 2004.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=IT'S AWESOME...]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Hershey Kisses 300 Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=...THIRD DAYTONA RACE IN A ROW."]
(----------)
[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]

And that's 43 wins at Daytona for Dale Senior and Junior. The Busch and Cup circuits now head to Rocknigham later this week.

[S5-Express]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-165 1:03:22]
[GRAPHIC=]



[ENG#=2]


The Hockey movie "Miracle" was released in theaters last week and Steve Mason says that's what the Express needs right now to make the post season.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :18]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
(----------------)



[S5-Yanks]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-156 20230TC]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]



[ENG#=3]


The rich just keep getting richer - at least in the big leagues.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

This afternoon Major League baseball commissioner Bud Selig formally approved the trade that sends Alex Rodriguez to the Yankees in exchange for Alphonso Soriano and a player to be named later. A-Rod now has the distinction of being the first reigning MVP in history to be traded.
(------------)
[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]

Jean is coming back in just a moment to wrap up News 7 at Five. [GO TO BREAK]

[5-Shakespeare]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=2]



To be or not to be in the record books. That is the question-
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wellesley, MA;]


These college students hope the answer is yes.. they are attempting to make it into the Guiness book of World Records.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=]

((AMONG THESE PLACE THEY COME.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=PLACE THEY COME.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


From sunset last night to Sunset today Wellesley (Wells-lee) college coeds are reading the works of William Shakespeare- which include 39 plays, 154 sonnets and at least five poems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((BEACUSE... REAPS THE VICTORY))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=reaps the victory.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT ]

The students enlisted the help of professors and friends.. The students estimate they'll have to read aloud simultaneously and continuously to complete the goal.
(------------)



[Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]