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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Another week, another vote.
Lawmakers aim for Tuesday to possibly solve the budget impasse.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, VMI shows off its military might.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - it's a big NASCAR weekend in the area with memorabilia up for grabs - and Travis Wells LIVE in Henry County
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[VO-NAT]

where Jeff Gordon continued his Martinsville Mastery with another pole winning performance.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent]
[SS=None]


The heat is on across Southwest and Central Virginia with high temperatures in the 70's today. Look for highs in the 80's by the end of the weekend.
Your full forecast is coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[SOT 03:21:48]
[IN Q=I SURE FEEL A SENSE]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: I SURE FEEL A SENSE OF URGENCY. I WANT THIS PROCESS TO COME TO A CONCLUSION.))
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[OUT Q=COME TO A CONCLUSION.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The Senate Finance Committee still hasn't acted on the House's compromise tax bill.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And the clock is ticking.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[XGR-budget]
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[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-10 TC40:00]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Senators say they are meeting "morning, noon and night" to try to hammer out a counter revenue proposal.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Members say they will have a measure to vote on by Tuesday.
[ENG#=4]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Key Senators say it has been "challenging" to try to keep their revenue bill below a billion dollars in new taxes.


Items that may end up in the bill are a freeze of the car tax and an option for localities to raise their own sales tax.
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[SOT 12:32:55]
[IN Q=WE'RE JUST TRYING TO COME BACK WITH]

((SEN. TOMMY NORMENT/R-WILLIAMSBURG: WE'RE JUST TRYING TO COME BACK WITH A RESPONSIBLE PACKAGE THAT MEETS THE FUNDING NEEDS THAT VIRGINIA DESERVES BUT AT THE SAME TIME DOES NOT FRACTURE THE COALITION IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tommy Norment/(R) Williamsburg; :00]
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[OUT Q=COALITION IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.]
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The panel has been meeting the last few days in private.
That runs afoul of Virginia's open government laws but Governor Warner doesn't mind as long as the Senators get the job done.
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[SOT 03:23:14]
[IN Q=THE CONFEREES AND OTHERS MET IN]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: THE CONFEREES AND OTHERS MET IN PUBLIC FOR WEEKS ON END WITH NO PROGRESS. IF THEY CAN MEET QUIETLY FOR A COUPLE DAYS AND WE CAN ACTUALLY SEE PROGRESS I THINK MOST VIRGINIANS WILL BE HAPPY TO HAVE THIS, IF THAT'S THE PRICE OF GETTING A BUDGET AND A SUCCESSFUL COMPROMISE, SO BE IT.))
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[OUT Q=SUCCESSFUL COMPROMISE, SO BE IT.]
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[VO-NAT]


The full Senate will meet in a pro-forma session on Sunday.
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[New-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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[TAPE#=04-07 TC1:08:08]
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[ENG#=1]

Giles County is hoping an old house becomes the region's newest tourist attraction.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

U-S taxpayers are spending 1-point-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.
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[SOT29:47:00]
[IN Q=This site is]

((CHRIS MCKLARNEY: THIS SITE IS ABOUT 7 MILES FROM SMITH MOUNTAIN, WHICH IS ONE OF OUR LARGEST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS. IT'S RIGHT NEXT TO THE CASCADES. SO THAT AREA IS IMPROVED EVEN MORE. IT WAS ALREADY A PRISTINE AREA AND THIS JUST GIVES ONE MORE ATTRACTION FOR PEOPLE TO COME AND VISIT. ))
[SUPER=01-Chris McKlarney/Giles Co. Administrator;]
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[OUT Q=COME AND VISIT.]
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[VO-NAT]

The House included 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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[Egg-Factory]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=cja]
[TAPE#=04-12 TC29:27]
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[ENG#=2]


Can new technologies being developed in Roanoke one day be used by America's military?
That question brought Senator John Warner to the Star City today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Senator paid a visit to The Egg Factory to learn more about some of the cutting edge technology being developed there.
Warner says national defense is one of his top priorities, and he is always looking for new ideas.
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[SOT 16:47:54]
[IN Q=And wherever]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA: AND WHEREVER I CAN FIND THIS TECHNOLOGY AND DO WHAT I CAN TO PROMOTE IT, I DO SO BECAUSE I KNOW THAT TRANSLATES INTO MAKING THAT SOLDIER, SAILER, AIRMAN OR MARINE MORE EFFECTIVE AND WITH A HIGHER DEGREE OF SURVIVABILITY.))
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[OUT Q=degree of survivablity.]
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[VO-NAT]


The business incubator put on a number of demonstrations, including the IntelliMat (in-tell-ah-mat), which is a new-age advertising device.
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[VMI]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-05 TC1:37:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

There was plenty a-buzz in Lexington today, as V-M-I was home to a special showcase. Folks got a chance to see thousands of tons of military muscle up close, and over head. Richard Lesko has the story.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Jason Gingrich/U. S. Air Force; :23]
[SUPER=01-Col. Woody Sadler/VMI Adjunct Professor; :32]
[SUPER=01-Aaron Childers/VMI Cadet; :52]
[SUPER=@richard1; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Lance Cpl. Jeff Hamlin/U. S. Marine Corps; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Lexington.]

(( The Virginia Military Institute was the site of a daring daytime raid today. Two cadets were snatched up from the parade deck by Air Force special ops using Blackhawk helicopters. Well, it was actually a show of military might from the branches of the armed forces, designed to show the school and civilians exactly what they can do.
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[SOT - 18:53:19]
[IN Q=We can show the crowd...]

((CAPT. JASON GINGRICH/US AIR FORCE; WE CAN SHOW THE CROWD AND THE OTHER SERVICES WHAT SERVICES THAT ARE HERE WHAT WE CAN PROVIDE IN THE COMBAT THEATER, AND SHOW THEM WHAT CAPABILITIES WE HAVE.)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=capabilities we have.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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[SOT 18:49:39]
[IN Q=]

((COL. WOODY SADLER/VMI ADJUNCT PROFESSOR; YOU HEAR ON THE TV OR RADIO THAT THERE WAS A BLACKHAWK THAT DID SOMETHING. NOW THEY CAN COME DOWN AND SEE EXACTLY WHAT A BLACKHAWK IS.)) [RUNS7]
[OUT Q=what a blackhawk is.]

Held on Marshall Day, honoring top ROTC cadets from around the country, some of the biggest and baddest military hardware, and software was available for inspection, especially for those who have their sights set on careers in the military.
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[SOT - 18:47:01]
[IN Q=It's neat to...]

((AARON CHILDERS/VMI CADET; IT'S NEAT TO TALK TO THOSE GUYS, ESPECIALLY FOR US THAT WILL BE COMMISSIONING. JUST TO SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE OVER THERE.)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=like over there.]


[BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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[SOT - 19:08:00]
[IN Q=The event is not just...]

((RICHARD LESKO/RLESKO@WDBJ7.COM; THE EVENT IS NOT JUST A CHANCE FOR CADETS AND CIVILIANS TO GET UP CLOSE TO MILITARY EQUIPMENT, BUT ALSO TALK TO US SERVICEMEN, SOME OF WHOM RECENTLY RETURNED FROM IRAQ.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=returned from Iraq.]


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[IN Q=]

((LANCE CORP. JEFF HAMLIN/UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS; WE'RE HAPPY TO BE OVER THERE, WE'RE HAPPY TO BE SERVING A PURPOSE, HELPING IRAQ GET BACK ON ITS FEET. IT'S NOT THE EASIEST PLACE TO BE, ESPECIALLY AT THIS POINT IN TIME, BUT WE'RE PROUD TO DO IT.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=we're proud to do it.]

For those who didn't get to VMI, most of the hardware drove or flew off in the afternoon, but a similar event is planned next year. Richard Lesko, News 7, Lexington.))

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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]


Still ahead on News 7, we'll meet the new president of Roanoke College.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And find out why a local congressional race is taking on a NASCAR flavor.
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[1st-Wx]
[Ninth-District]
(MINI OPEN)
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-06 TC1:19:06]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Vice-President Dick Cheney is coming to Roanoke on Monday.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Cheney will be the headliner at a fundraiser for 9th District Congressional Candidate Kevin Triplett.
[ANCHOR=Keith ]
[SS=Campaign 2004]

Triplett is running against 22-year incumbent Rick Boucher. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa says: the election may be in November, but the race for funding has already begun.
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[IN Q=Jeff Gordon]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Triplett/(R) 9th District Candidate; :34]
[SUPER=@Boucher; :48]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; 1:42]
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[OUT Q=Rachel DePompa News 7.]

(([INSERT RACING VIDEO... WITH NATS OFF TOP AND COVER THE ENTIRE BITE WITH VIDEO]
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[SOT:16:57:00 ]
[IN Q=JEFF GORDON]

((TRIPLETT:JEFF GORDON, DALE JARRET, JEFF BURTON, KYLE PETTY..)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=KYLE PETTY]


It sounds like a list of drivers hitting the track in martinsville this week, [END NASCAR VO]
but it's actually a list of drivers revving their engines for Kevin Triplett.
[INSERT GRAPHIC OF HOW MUCH EACH CANDIDATE RAISED about 9 seconds] So far, the Republican has raised nearly 300-thousand dollars compared to incumbent Democrat Rick Boucher's nearly 700-thousand. [END GRAPHIC]
The two are competing for Boucher's 9th Congressional District seat. [INSERT VO OF NASCAR RACE about 8 seconds.] And though Triplett's campaign contributors read like a who's who of NASCAR, it also means most of his money is coming from out of state. [END NASCAR VO]
[INSERT GRAPHIC ON IN STATE MONEY 5 seconds] 90-percent in fact, while, more than half of Boucher's money comes from Virginians. [END GRAPHIC]
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[IN Q=We purposely]

((TRIPLETT:WE PURPOSELY STAYED OUT OF THE STATE AND BUILT A BASE OFF OF OUR BUSINESS CONTACTS IN NASCAR, FRIENDS WHO'VE SUPPORTED ME IN WHAT I'M TRYING TO DO. WE ARE NOW WORKING IN VIRGINIA.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=in virginia.]



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[SOT:32:20:00 ]
[IN Q=I think]

((RICK BOUCHER: I THINK ITS VERY IMPORTANT FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SUPPORTING A CANDIDATE AND WHO WILL BE VOTING FOR A CANDIDATE AND ORGANIZING FOR HIS ELECTION. TO ACTUALLY BE HIS CONSTITUENTS.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=BE HIS CONSTITUENTS.]


[INSERT GRAPHIC OF SPECIAL INTEREST MONEY :10 seconds] But the tables turn, when you start to look at special interest groups. 76 Percent of Boucher's money comes from Political Action Groups, while Triplet only has 3-percent. [END GRAPHIC]

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[IN Q=Most of the]

((BOUCHER:MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO CONTRIBUTE TO ME THROUGH POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES DON'T AGREE WITH EACH OTHER. THEY FIGHT EACH OTHER ON MATTERS OF FEDERAL POLICY, BUT THEY AGREE ON ONE THING, THAT I'M A VERY GOOD REPRESENTATIVE. THAT I HAVE AN OPEN DOOR. THAT I'VE LISTENED TO CONCERNS THEY'VE BROUGHT)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=they've brought.]



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[SOT:20:28:00 ]
[IN Q=We're competing against]

((TRIPLETT: WE'RE COMPETING AGAINST A 22 YEAR INCUMBENT WHO'S FIRMLY ENTRENCHED IN WASHINGTON SPECIAL INTEREST....:42 TO COMBAT THAT AND GET OUR MESSAGE OUT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO RAISE MONEY FROM ALL DIFFERENT AREAS)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=different areas.]


And with the election still 8 months away, [INSERT VO OF NASCAR TO THE END OF STORY] neither side has even begun to kick fundraising into 5th gear. Rachel DePompa, News 7.))

[O'Hara]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-08 TC1:22:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

If it hadn't been for a Methodist Minister from Vanderbilt who took a sabbatical in Germany a generation ago, Roanoke College might still be looking for a new President.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Reverend Philip O'Hara was visiting the University of Gottingen in Germany where he met and married a professor of economics. Sabine (sa-BEAN-uh) O'Hara is about to become the 10th President of Roanoke College.
She's currently the Dean of Concordia College in Minnesota.

The 48-year old German native brings a global perspective to Roanoke College.
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[SOT 13:00]
[IN Q=You're probably right]

((YOU'RE PROBABLY RIGHT. I MEAN I BRING AN ADDED INTEREST AND MAYBE AN ADDED SENSITIVITY TO WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LIVE IN A DIFFERENT CULTURE. I WOULD SAY AT THIS POINT, AFTER HAVING LIVED IN THE U.S. 20 YEARS, I FEEL LIKE I'M LIVING BETWEEN THE CULTURES.))
[SUPER=01-Sabine O'Hara/Roanoke College President-Elect]
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[OUT Q=between the cultures.]
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[VO-NAT]

Reverend Philip O'Hara will be moving to Salem with Sabine, but has yet to seek a position at another United Methodist church.
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[Capitol-Quartet]


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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-04 TC1:43:53]
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[ENG#=3]


A famous quartet is bringing its "swing-sational" sounds to Salem this weekend.
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[IN Q=MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC]

((NAT SOUND OF MUSIC.))
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[OUT Q=MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The "Capitol Quartet" is in town for an appearance 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. Today the musicians shared their expertise with band students at Patrick Henry High School.
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[SOT 14:10:51]
[IN Q=The most important]

((ANJAN SHAH: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT WE TRY TO GET ACROSS IS HOW PERSISTENCE AND HARD WORK CAN GET YOU ANYWHERE REGARDLESS OF THE FIELD THAT YOU MIGHT BE IN. WE'RE USING MUSIC AS AN EXAMPLE TO TRY TO COMMUNICATE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Anjan Shah/Capitol Quartet Alto Saxophonist;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=to communicate that]
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[VO-NAT]

Tenor saxophonist David Stambler says the group's style is a mix between classical chamber music, swing and jazz. Their concert with the Roanoke Symphony is tomorrow night at the Salem Civic Center.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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A mixed end to the week on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 55 points.
NASDAQ lost six.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Ukraine]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-11 TC42:29]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


For the next several months, WDBJ is partnering with television station Vezha (VEH-zhuh) in western Ukraine.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The exchange program is funded by the U-S State Department to strengthen independent media in other parts of the world. [***UKRAINE MAP IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & JOeD/Newsroom;]


Three WDBJ employees recently returned from Ukraine, and tonight Joe Dashiell is here to tell us what they found.
[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith and Shannon, our visit was just the beginning of an exchange that will unfold over the next several months. What we found surprized us.
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[SUPER=03-Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Layman/WDBJ7 Production Manager; :26]
[SUPER=01-Lolly Quigley/WDBJ7 Account Executive; :46]
[SUPER=01-Ivan Vovk/Vehza Founder/Voice of Interpreter; 1:07]
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[OUT Q=that will be just great.]

((A dozen years after Ukraine won its 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.
[SOT]
[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.
[SOT]
[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.
The station's director, and its founder, are optimistic.
[SOT]
[IN Q=It gives us]

((IT GIVES US POSSIBILITY TO LEARN WITH YOUR MISTAKES.)) ((IF FROM ALL OF THE STAFF THERE WILL BE ONE REVOLUTIONARY.... THAT WILL BE JUST GREAT.))
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[OUT Q=that will be just great.]))
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[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]

three employees of Vezha are heading here for two weeks in June. The exchange will continue through the end of the year.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & JoeD/Newsroom;]

So Keith and Shannon, we're just getting started on what we hope will be an interesting and productive partnership.[Sp

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[ENG#=V10]

Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - Travis Wells checks in from Martinsville with a LIVE report on today's time trials.
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[VO-NAT]

And if you're in the vicinity of downtown Roanoke tomorrow night you'll have a chance to get your hands on this racing helmet signed by 43 drivers - including Dale Earnhardt Senior.
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[S-Live]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=MST]
[TAPE#=STARLINK]
[GRAPHIC=ADVANCE AUTO 500]

Time trials were the order of the day in Martinsville today for both the Cup cars and trucks as Advance Auto Parts weekend got rolling.
[MARTINSVILLE DOUBLE BOXES=Mike/Travis STARLINK]

Travis Wells, now joins us LIVE from the half mile track to tell who was the fastest of the fast.
[LIVE=Travis /FULL]
[SUPER=@Travis1; :00]
[SUPER=05-Martinsville; :00]


((ROLLCUE:...ROLLED FROM THE TRUCK.))
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[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Sprague/Kroger 250 Pole Winner; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Third Straight Martinsville Pole; :53]
[SUPER=01-Jamie McMurray/Start Second in Advance Auto Parts 500; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Starts 4th in Adavance Auto Parts 500; 1:32]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=...LAST SEVERAL RACES HERE!!!]
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[BACK TO TRAVIS TO TOSS TO BOARDS]
(Travis Tosses to boards)

[HE WILL ADLIB TOSS TO THE BOARDS!!!]
[WIPE TO MOTION!!!!!!]
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[SUPER=X5013;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Jeff Gordon/93.502/2. Jamie McMurray//3. Ryan Newman//4. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//5. Kevin Harvick//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Ward Burton//7. Kurt Busch//8. Jimmie Johnson//9. Elliott Sadler//10. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Brendan Gaughan//12. Casey Mears//13. Scott Riggs//14. Ricky Rudd//15. Kasey Kahne//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Scott Wimmer//17. Rusty Wallace//18. Sterling Marlin//19. Mark Martin//20. Joe Nemechek//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Robby Gordon//22. Johnny Sauter//23. Bobby Labonte//24. Greg Biffle//25. Dale Jarrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Ken Schrader//27. Jeff Burton//28. Terry Labonte//29. Matt Kenseth//30. Tony Stewart//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Kyle Petty//32. Scott Wimmer//33. Jeff Green//34. Jimmy Spencer//35. Stanton Barrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Brian Vickers//37. Hermie Sadler//38. Joe Ruttman//39. Michael Waltrip/Prov/40. Derrike Cope/Prov/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Kirk Shelmerdine/Prov/42. Andy Hillenberg/Prov/43. Morgan Shepherd/Prov/;]
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[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[LIVE=TRAVIS FULL AT THE TRACK]
[SUPER=05-Martinsville;]
(adlib toss back)

[DOUBLE BOX TOSS BACK TO MIKE ]
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=KROGER 250]

Tickets are available for the Kroger 250 truck race tomorrow at one.

[S-Ballet]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-173 240TC]
[GRAPHIC=NEXTEL CUP]
[ENG#=1]

The NASCAR ballet's second and final performance is tomorrow night at 8 at the Jefferson Center. But before the show begins - race fans will have a chance to take home some one of a kind memorabilia.
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The Shaftman Performance hall atrium at the Jefferson Center will host an auction tomorrow night at 6:30. 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, Sr.
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[OUT Q=...INCREDIBLE HELMET."]
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[vo nat con't] Admission to the auction is free and you don't have to be ballet patron to bid. All proceeds stay in-house.
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[OUT Q=...ALL OF THEM."]

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