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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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The U-S military's reaction to video of a soldier taken hostage in Iraq.
A search for a serial rapist in Charlottesville leads to what some call racial profiling.
And a contest in Russia that redefines beauty.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]


And beauty may be the word to describe this weekend's forecast.
News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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((YOU JUST DON'T REALIZE HOW CLOSE IT DOES HIT UNLESS IT HIT'S REAL CLOSE LIKE SOMEONE CLOSE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD./////THE FACT THAT HE'S A PRISONER IS A GOOD THING, BECAUSE HE'S ALIVE. AND IF ANYTHING BAD WAS GOING TO HAPPEN, IT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED, HE'S COMING BACK.))
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An Ohio community reacts to the capture of one of their own in Iraq.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens. Jean is off tonight.

[Iraq-Soldier]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Army Private First Class Keith Matthew Maupin was reported missing, along with another U-S soldier and seven U-S contractors after their convoy was ambushed a week ago near Baghdad. Today Arab television aired images of the Ohio native in the custody of his captors, who are offering to release Maupin in exchange for Iraqis in U-S custody.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Davis/Newspath]

Patty Davis is in Washington with the latest, including reaction from the U-S military.
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((ON THE TAPE - THE FRIGHTENED LOOKING U-S SOLDIER IS SURROUNDED BY HIS MASKED GUN-WIELDING CAPTORS.
SOT: Keith Matthew Maupin

THE ARMY PRIVATE FIRST CLASS -- WHO SAYS HE'S THE FATHER OF A 10-MONTH OLD SON - WAS REPORTED MISSING ALONG WITH ANOTHER U-S SOLDIER AND SEVEN U-S CIVILIAN CONTRACTORS AFTER THEIR CONVOY WAS AMBUSHED NEAR BAGHDAD.
(nat of guerilla Maupin tape)

THE MILITANT GROUP HOLDING MAUPIN SAID IT IS WILLING TO WORK A DEAL - THE U-S SOLDIER FOR IRAQI PRISONERS. BUT A U-S CENTRAL COMMAND SPOKESMAN REJECTED THAT SAYING THERE WOULD BE NO NEGOTIATION WITH TERRORISTS. IN MAUPIN'S OHIO HOMETOWN A SPOKESMAN FOR HIS FAMILY CONFIRMED HE IS THE SOLDIER ON THE TAPE. Today brought a ray of light that matt is still with us and a sigh relief into the family. YELLOW RIBBONS ARE GOING UP FOR THE FORMER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER. IN A SHOW OF SUPPORT, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS HELD A VIGIL FOR HIS SAFE RETURN.
SOT: 201531 I just hope for him to come home.

201223 It's in Gods hands. The way I feel I feel sorry for the family. IN IRAQ - CIVILIANS ARE LEAVING DUE TO THE RASH OF KIDNAPPINGS AND VIOLENCE. MEANWHILE, THERE IS PROGRESS WITH NEGOTIATIONS IN FALLUJAH. U-S MEDIATORS ARE TRYING TO GET INSURGENTS TO ABIDE BY A CEASEFIRE. IN TURN, THE MILITARY AGREED TO REPOSITION TROOPS TO GIVE RESIDENTS BETTER ACCESS TO HOSPITALS. (Standup) SO FAR -- MORE THAN TWO DOZEN FOREIGNERS HAVE BEEN TAKEN HOSTAGE IN IRAQ. ONE ITALIAN CIVILIAN WAS KILLED BY HIS CAPTORS. MAUPIN IS NOW THE LATEST , VERY PUBLIC BARGAINING CHIP. PATTY DAVIS, FOR CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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[Egg-Factory]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-12 TC30:24]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD Iraq]
[ENG#=3]


Senator John Warner says the war in Iraq is no quagmire.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Each week, each day]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA; EACH WEEK, EACH DAY THERE ARE A DIFFERENT SET OF CIRCUMSTANCES FACING COALITION FORCES. GUERILLA WARFARE, WHAT WE CALL RURAL WARFARE, FIGHTING IN THE VILLAGES.))
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Warner says he grieves for those lost in battle, but also says the U-S has no choice. It must take the fight to countries that harbor and support terrorists, before the terrorists can come to the U-S.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a tough]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA; IT'S A TOUGH MESSY DANGEROUS BUSINESS AND THE PRESIDENT HAS SAID JUST THAT.))
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[OUT Q=said just that]
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Warner was in Roanoke today, getting a first-hand look at new technology being developed at the Egg Factory.
The senator say he's always looking for new ideas that could benefit the military.
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[VMI]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-05 TC1:38:57]
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[ENG#=4]

Much of the military hardware being used in Iraq was on display today at the Virginia Military Institute.
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[SUPER=03-Lexington;]

As part of the Marshall Day celebrations, more than a half-dozen helicopters, one jet fighter, and many more displays were showcased at VMI. The event was an opportunity for cadets and civilians to get up close looks at the latest military hardware, and talk with servicemen and women as well as recruiters. This is the 12th year for the display, although last year's was cancelled because of the action in Iraq.
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[Tech-Thefts]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Virginia Tech police are warning of a growing number of thefts on campus.
In an email sent to students today, Tech police say students have reported thefts from dorm rooms and common areas of suites. In most cases the rooms were unlocked.
In the email, Tech's police chief says there's a pattern of increased thefts every year around graduation time.
Police say most of the thefts can be prevented by locking rooms and vehicles.

[Serial-Rapist]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
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Under pressure from black leaders, police hunting for a serial rapist have temporarily stopped a D-N-A dragnet.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]

The Charlottesville police department has been facing charges of racism after it started stopping black men for D-N-A cheek swabs.
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[SOT 19:53:40]
[IN Q=IT'S BEEN VERY VERY STRESSFUL ]

((KAREN WATERS/CONCERNED CITIZEN--IT'S BEEN VERY VERY STRESSFUL UM LOTS AND LOTS OF CONCERNS ABOUT WHETER OR NOT YOUR GONNA BE STOPPED WALKING DOWN THE STREET AND JUST A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY.))
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Now the Chief of Police says officers will not stop African-American men just because someone says they look suspicious, but will get a court order of they deem it necessary. The police department asked nearly 200 black males over the past few months to take the D-N-A tests in search of a rapist who has attacked six women. In most of those requests, officers say they were responding to tips about men who resembled a sketch of the rapist.
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[Civil-unions]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=504-05 TC26:50]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]
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Governor Mark Warner AMENDED a bill that denies gay couples the right to marry.
But supporters of the bill say the changes open up the state to homosexual unions.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


In February, the General Assembly passed legislation that affirms the state's ban on homosexual marriages.
The bill denies the privileges of wedlock to same-sex couples in a "civil union, partnership contract or other arrangement."
Governor Warner says he does not support gay marriage but that he amended the bill because it went too far.
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[SOT 03:16:35]
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: WHAT YOU HAVE HERE IS A PIECE OF LEGISLATION THAT GOES WELL BEYOND ISSUES RELATED TO GAY MARRIAGE OR EVEN CIVIL UNIONS. IT TALKS ABOUT THE ABILITY FOR PEOPLE TO EVEN ENTER INTO PRIVATE CONTRACTS NO OTHER STATE IN THE NATION HAS GONE THAT FAR.))
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Opponents of gay marriage say the governor's changes gut the intent of the bill.
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[SOT :20:49]
[IN Q=THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE AROUND]

((VICTORIA COBB/FAMILY FOUNDATION OF VIRGINIA: THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE AROUND THE NATION IS IN A TENUOUS STATE AND THIS WOULD, HIS AMENDMENTS, WOULD CONTINUE TO LEAVE VIRGINIA VULNERABLE TO CIVIL UNIONS BY CALLING THEM SOMETHING ELSE.))
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Legislators are due back in Richmond on Wednesday to vote on the changes.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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One community hopes an old farm will become a new tourist draw.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus most middle schoolers love french fries... which is exactly why one school is banning them.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the big fellow from U-Conn heads to the NBA. Jeff Gordon flexes his Martinsville muscle again winning the pole for the Advance Auto 500. Roanoke College welcomes its 2004 class of hall of famers back to campus. And you can own this one of kind piece of NASCAR history - we'll tell you how tonight on the Big 7.))
[Ukraine]

(Mini Open)



[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-11 TC42:29]
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For the next several months, WDBJ will be partnering with television station Vezha (VEH-zhuh) in western Ukraine.
Three WDBJ employees recently returned from Ukraine, and Joe Dashiell has more on what they found.
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[SUPER=01-Lolly Quigley/WDBJ7 Account Executive; :46]
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[SUPER=10-Ivan Vovk/Vehza Founder/Voice of Interpreter; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7.]

((A dozen years after independence, private media are still a relatively new concept. Vehza, a television and radio company in Ivano-Frankivsk has been on the air for just two and a half years. [NAT SOUND OF NEWS BROADCAST] On our visit to Vezha, we found a news department with a solid foundation, and strong production values. WDBJ7 production manager Mark Layman found a capable staff making the most of limited resources.
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[IN Q=They were turning out]

((MARK LAYMAN: THEY WERE TURNING OUT A QUALITY PRODUCT WITH EQUIPMENT THAT WOULD BE CONSIDERED CONSUMER GRADE TO LOW PROFESSIONAL QUALITY. AND WERE DOING IT VERY WELL.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=and were doing it very well.]

But with the future of government funding in question, advertising sales are a priority... and Account Executive Lolly Quigley spent the week exploring ways to boost station revenues.
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[IN Q=I was trying to learn]

((LOLLY QUIGLEY: I WAS TRYING TO LEARN HOW THEY CONDUCT BUSINESS TO SHARE WITH THEM HOW WDBJ DOES BUSINESS AND SHARE SOME OF OUT EXPERIENCES TO THEM A PROFITABLE STATION.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=make them a profitable station.]


That is essential if Vezha is to survive as an independent voice.
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((IT GIVES US POSSIBILITY TO LEARN WITH YOUR MISTAKES.)) ((IF FROM ALL OF THE STAFF THERE WILL BE ONE PERSON.... THAT WILL BE JUST GREAT.))
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Joe Dashiell News 7))

[New-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=rde]
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Giles County hopes it has the region's newest tourist attraction.
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[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

Congress is sending 1.6-million dollars for the historic Glen Alton property near Pearisburg in the Jefferson National Forest. The money will be used to renovate the old lodge and caretaker's home as well as fix up the gardens and create two new trails. The House of Representatives set aside funding for the project in the Surface Transportation Act. Congressman Rick Boucher says he will make sure the funds are protected when the Senate votes on the bill.
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[French-Fries]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Hold the fries isn't something kids at one middle school will be saying.
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[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]

Students' lunch choices at Denny Middle School in Seattle just got healthier. French fries are permanently off the menu.
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((THEY WEREN'T HAPPY. THEY DIDN'T LIKE IT AT ALL.)) (( NO NOT REALLY, CAUSE I LIKE THIS FOOD A LITTLE MORE BETTER)) ((NUH UH I JUST LIKE GOOD FOOD, HOW IT TASTES.))
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The new line includes sandwiches, hoagies, fruits, vegetables, and salads. The lunch staff hopes the expanded choices will make it easier for kids to eat 30 percent less fat in school.
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((CAROL JOHNSON/NUTRITION SERVICES DIRECTOR; IF YOU JUST GIVE THEM GREEN BEANS, AND THEY DON'T LIKE GREEN BEANS THEY'RE GOING TO EAT NOTHING. ))
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The kitchen manager says so far the no-fry menu at Denny Middle School is attracting followers -- 75 more kids ate at the deli line compared to last week.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
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Leo says a warm weekend's ahead, but will it last?
We'll check the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And she was the runaway favorite to represent Russia in the Miss Universe contest... but she won't wear the crown.
We'll explain why.
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[Commercial]

[O'Hara]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-08 TC1:24:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

The new president of Roanoke College wants to be accessible to the college's 19-hundred students. Sabine (suh-BEAN-uh) O'Hara says she might even teach a course, if she can find time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Once a professor of macro-economics, the 48-year old German native describes herself as a passionate teacher.
She's served as Provost of Green Mountain College in Vermont and is now the Dean of Concordia College in Minnesota.
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((ONE THING THAT I'VE DONE AT CONCORDIA COLLEGE THAT I HOPE TO CONTINUE AT ROANOKE COLLEGE IS THAT I HAVE OFFICE HOURS. THESE ARE OFFICE HOURS STRICTLY SET ASIDE FOR STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Sebina O'Hara/Roanoke College President-Elect]
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She and her husband plan to be active in the community. They have one son still at home- -the youngest of three children. He'll be a junior at Salem High School in the Fall.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[SS=None]

Though it is no longer a requirement for the job, SABINE O'Hara is Lutheran like each of her predecessors at the 162-year old Lutheran College.

[Capitol-Quartet]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
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A famous quartet is helping the Roanoke Valley "swing into spring."
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The "Capitol Quartet" is in town for a duo with the Roanoke Symphony Pops Orchestra. Three of the four saxophonists are alumni of American military bands and all four now teach music on the collegiate level.
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[IN Q=We have a very]

((DAVE STAMBLER: WE HAVE A VERY, I WOULD CALL IT AN ECLECTIC STYLE. WE'VE ALL STUDIED JAZZ AND CLASSICAL MUSIC. WE HAVE AN ENORMOUSLY VARIED BACKGROUND OF STUDIES THAT WE HAVE ALL DONE, BUT WHEN WE GET TOGETHER IN THE QUARTET WE BRING ALL OF THOSE ELEMENTS IN. WE DON'T REALLY FIT ANY PARTICULAR CATEGORY.))
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Today the group shared its expertise with band students from Patrick Henry High School .
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((NAT SOUND OF MUSIC.))
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After a demonstration, students got to learn about life as a professional musician. The quartet will perform with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra tomorrow at the Salem Civic Center.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA POINT]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]

Qualifying news from Martinsville, Earnhardt auction news from the NASCAR ballet, plus a hall of fame night at Roanoke College. But first your Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Storrs, CT; :00]

Emeka Okafor is leaving school early for the NBA - but he is leaving with his degree in hand. The All-America center announced Friday he'll skip his final year of college eligibility and enter June's NBA draft.

The 6-foot-10 junior is one of four players in school history with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. The academic all-American will graduate with honors next month.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-168 TC4058]
[GRAPHIC=Advance Auto 500]
[ENG#=1]


Time trials for Sunday's Advance Auto Parts 500 are in the books at Martinsville. And just like the last four spring race qualifying sessions, everybody was chasing the 24 car for the top spot.
[GRAPHIC=Kroger 250]


It was Jack Sprague they were chasing as the field was set for today's Kroger 250 Truck race, as well.
Travis Wells has more on the pole winners.
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[SUPER=01-Jack Sprague/Kroger 250 Pole Winner; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Third Straight Martinsville Pole; :53]
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[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Starts 4th in Advance Auto Parts 500; 1:32]
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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In the truck qualifying - Jon Wood was 19th and Darrell Waltrip 21st. Tickets are still available for that event tomorrow at one.

[S-Auction]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-167 10022TC]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]
[ENG#=2]

Mixed right in the middle of all the happenings at the Martinsville this weekend is the NASCAR ballet you have been hearing do much about for the past couple of weeks. Last night's opening performance was amazing well received.
And tomorrow night race fans will have a chance to take home some serious memorabilia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Before tomorrow evening's 8pm ballet - an auction will be held at the Jefferson Center in the Shaftman Performance hall atrium. Among the items up for grabs is a Simpson racing helmet from NASCAR's 50th anniversary season in 1998. It is signed by all 43 drivers who started the Goody's 500 in April of 98 at Martinsville - including the late Dale Earnhardt, Senior.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The beauty...]
[SUPER=01-Amy Smith-Pike/NASCAR Ballet Committee Member; :00]
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[OUT Q=...silent auction items."]
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[S-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-165 14325TC]
[GRAPHIC=ROANOKE COLLEGE]
[ENG#=3]


It's alumni weekend at Roanoke College and tonight the festivities got underway with the school's athletic hall of fame induction ceremonies.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

The Olin theatre provided the backdrop tonight as five former athletes were inducted into the hall including Roanoke native Aaron Ewert. The former all-American goalie starred at PH before playing for the Maroons. He later played professionally with the Riverdawgs and Wrath. He is joined in the hall tonight by Lynchburg native Hillary Scott - one of just seven Roanoke players to have his jersey number retired. The two-time All-American played professionally in Europe and is now an assistant coach at Penn State. Three former lacrosse stars at the school were also inducted tonight - Colin McGahren, Stephen Hoffman and Doug MacKenzie - a 1984 grad - who was a first team all-American.
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Pete Gillen promised to evaluate his staff and possibly make some changes after his job was spared earlier this month.
Tonight assistant Rod Jensen has resigned his post effective immediately. He has been on the UVa staff for two seasons. He plans to pursue other opportunities.

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An online beauty contest in Russian proves that beauty truly is in the eyes of the beholder.
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The contest allowed the people, instead of a panel of judges to choose the Russian entrant for the Miss Universe Contest. And what the voters apparently liked was someone who didn't look like all the other contestants.
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((ALYONA'S MESSAGE TO THE WORLD IS BE YOURSELF AND YOU'LL BE HAPPY! DON'T TRY TO BE LIKE MEDIA TELL YOU YOU SHOULD BE.))
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[VO-NAT]

Alyona Pisklova, which is not her real name, was actually nominated by her friends as a joke. Aside from being the runaway winner from the contest, she also became the focus of a "No Barbie Doll" backlash campaign. But Pisklova won't be flaunting any beauty queen crowns anytime soon. She was disqualified for being too young and given a consolation prize.
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