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Coming up on News 7-
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They were fighting a shopping plaza.. but now they're fighting each other.
Also tonight what happens if Congress is wiped out in a terrorist attack? A plan is put in place tonight.
And 27 thousand dollars for the most expensive stateroom. More on the grandest ship in the world.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A neighborhood group formed to oppose a highscale shopping center is now fiercely divided.
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[SOT 9:27:31]
[IN Q=There are folks]

((NORMAN BURNS/NEARBY RESIDENT: THERE ARE FOLKS IN HERE THAT REALLY SURPRISED ME TONIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=surprised me tonight]
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[Keagy-Road]


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Talk of a compromise has people up in arms in Roanoke County.
At issue is a "land swap deal" that may make it easier for a developer to build the controversial Keagy Road shopping center. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod attended a neighborhood association meeting tonight. So Justin what's the consensus?
Jean, there really isn't one, in fact they are split right down the middle.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Tonight's meeting got so heated some even walked out in disgust.
The heart of the debate is whether the Neighborhood Association should accept this compromise or continue to fight the project.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-George Akers/Nearby Resident; :30]
[SUPER=01-Norman Burns/Nearby Resident; :55]
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((((NAT SOUND OF DEBATE))
What was supposed to be a pep rally in preparation for Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting quickly turned into a hotly contested debate.
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[IN Q=You will never get everyone]

((GEORGE AKERS/NEARBY RESIDENT: YOU WILL NEVER GET EVERYONE TO AGREE. I JUST WANT OUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO BE PROTECTED.))
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[OUT Q=to be protected]


That neighborhood is located on Route 419 and Keagy Road.
It is here where Kahn Development wants to build a village style shopping complex.
Many neighbors oppose the project and as a result the developer has proposed a compromise.
[SOT 9:24:06]
[IN Q=I think it has some]

((GEORGE AKERS/NEARBY RESIDENT: I THINK IT HAS SOME POSSIBILITIES PERSONALLY BECAUSE I THINK WE NEED TO GET THE DEVELOPMENT OUT OF THE RESIDENTIAL AREA AND MORE ON 419 WHICH IS ALREADY COMMERCIAL.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=already commerical]


A land swap with a nearby owner may do just that.
Kahn Development has agreed in principal to move the project on land that fronts 419 which would basically shift it away from Keagy Road.
Some like the idea, others say it just shifts the problem to another area.
[SOT 9:27:02]
[IN Q=But 419 hits me]

((NORMAN BURNS/NEARBY RESIDENT: BUT 419 HITS ME BECAUSE I AM ON 419 AND I AM CLOSE ENOUGH FOR ANY OTHER LANE TO BE PUT IN THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO HIT MY PROPERTY AND I AM NOT FOR THAT AT ALL.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=NOT FOR THAT AT ALL]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


The Board of Supervisors was to vote on the project at its Tuesday meeting but the developer has asked for a continuance.
If it's granted the project will then go back to the Planning and Zoning Commission for further study.
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, it now looks like the earliest we could see a vote is in June.

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A Bedford County neighborhood is also up in arms tonight.
Even though the most recent test results show the well water of 38 homes near the old Bedford Landfill is safe to d
rink---residents say they are still uneasy.
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31 of the wells indicated no presence of contaminates-- only seven showed a small amount.
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During a question and answer session tonight, residents voiced concern over the long terms effects of the contamination.
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((ELLEN OVERSTREET/CITIZEN: I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THEM RUN THE CITY WATER DOWN THROUGHOUT BELL TOWN, DRAPER ROADS AND BELL TOWN ROADS AND SUPPLY US WITH SAFE DRINKING WATER AND AT NO CHARGE TO THE RESIDENTS BECAUSE I DON'T THINK WE SHOULD HAVE TO PAY FOR SOMETHING THE CITY CAUSED.))
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City officials say they are in compliance with federal environmental regulations.
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((CRAIG MEADOWS/BEDFORD CITY MANAGER:THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF CONCERN OVER THIS ISSUE BUT WE FELL VERY GOOD ABOUT THE FACT THE CITY IS TRYING TO MOVE AS AGGRESSIVELY AS POSSIBLE IN ADDRESSING THIS ISSUE.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Meadows/Bedford City Manager]
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[OUT Q=this issue. 2ND Reference]
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In the meantime, the city will continue monitoring the wells for contamination.
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[Monty-Rating]


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The New River Valley is getting some high praise in a new book.
The Montgomery County area is named one of the country's best emerging metropolitan areas in the book "Cities Ranked and Rated"
The authors noted the area's "small-town feel and college-town amenities with a mountain setting."
The book defined the metro area as Mongtomery County, Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Radford.

[Allergies]


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If you believe your child is suffering from allergies -- you don't want to delay treatment.
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Doctor Gates Hoover says if they don't get the proper treatment, that may actually increase their risk for asthma.
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[SOT17:40]
[IN Q=For people with chronic nasal problems]

((FOR PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC NASAL PROBLEMS WHETHER OR NOT THEIR ALLERGIC OR NOT THEIR RISK OF BECOMING ASTHMATIC IS THREE TIMES HIGHER THAN AVERAGE ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Gates Hoover/Lewis-Gale Clinic Allergist]
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[OUT Q=is three times higher than average]
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And Hoover recommends prescribed medications, not over-the-counter treatments, because those are older medicines, and can sedate or impair the child.
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[IN Q=A lot of the over-the-counter]

(( LOT OF THE OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS, ACTUALLY CAN MAKE KIDS FEEL WORSE. THERE ARE NUMEROUS STUDIES SHOWING THAT POORLY CONTROLLED NASAL ALLERGIES AFFECT THEIR SCHOOL PERFORMANCE ))
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[OUT Q=affect their school]
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[VO-NAT]


This is one of the worst times of the year for allergy sufferers and Dr. Hoover says it could last until June depending on mother nature.
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[Moussaoui]


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The trial against 9-11 terrorism suspect Zacarias Moussaoui will move forward.
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A federal appeals court ordered the trial to proceed and lifted a ban on prosecutors presenting evidence related to the terror attacks.
The court also ordered a U-S district judge to work out a compromise on a key- issue: whether Moussaoui should have access to al-Qaida witnesses who could help his case.
The judges ruled that statements in writing could substitute for direct questioning of witnesses.
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[Congress-Survival]


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What would happen if a new terror attack wiped out the nation's lawmakers?
Today the House took action, passing a Doomsday plan.
As Patty Davis reports, it's meant to ensure the government keeps on running even if there is a terrorist attack.
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[SUPER=01-Rep. James Sensenbrenner/(R) Wisconsin; :11]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Brian Baird/(D) Wisconsin; :48]
[SUPER=01-Patty Davis/CBS News; 1:09]
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((TWO AND A HALF YEARS AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 11TH TERROR ATTACKS - CONGRESS IS PLANNING FOR ITS OWN SURVIVAL IF TERRORISTS TARGET ITS HALLOWED HALLS. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin: The House uniquely among all branches of govt of the entire federal govt is rooted in democratic principles and those principles must be preserved at all costs. THURSDAY, THE HOUSE OVERWHELMINGLY PASSED A BILL THAT KEEPS THE HOUSE IN BUSINESS IF THERE'S A CATASTROPHIC ATTACK. IF AT LEAST 100 OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 435 MEMBERS ARE KILLED IN A TERRORIST ASSAULT - SPECIAL ELECTIONS WOULD HAVE TO BE HELD WITHIN 45 DAYS. ITS WIDELY BELIEVED THE PLANE THAT CRASHED IN PENNSYLVANIA ON SEPTEMBER 11TH WAS HEADED FOR THE U-S CAPITOL. Rep. Brian Baird, D-Wisconsin: Those passengers gave their lives to give us a second chance. That fourth plane was heading here with the full intent to kill everybody in this building if it possibly could. THE MEASURE DOESN'T APPLY TO THE SENATE. THAT'S BECAUSE IF SENATORS ARE KILLED THE U-S CONSTITUTION CALLS FOR STATE GOVERNORS TO APPOINT REPLACEMENTS. PATTY DAVIS/CBS NEWS: AS FOR THE HOUSE - CRITICS SAY 45 DAYS IS SIMPLY NOT ENOUGH TIME FOR STATES TO PREPARE FOR ELECTIONS. AN ISSUE THEY WARN NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED BEFORE TERRORISTS LAUNCH ANOTHER ATTACK...THIS TIME ON CAPITOL HILL. PATTY DAVIS, FOR CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Iraq]


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The cost of war was at the center of debate in Washington today.
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As the number of lives lost in Iraq continues to mount, so does the bill. Key members of congress say the 51-billion dollars budgeted for military operations in Iraq this year will soon run out.
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[IN Q=what's the cost of twenty;]

((WHAT'S THE COST OF TWENTY THOUSAND MORE TROOPS)) ((ADDITIONAL TIME IN IRAQ IS GOING TO COST US MORE MONEY))
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[OUT Q=is going to cost us more money;]
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[VO-NAT]

Coalition forces are still not sure who is behind the bombings that killed 68 people in Basra. In Fallujah, negotiations for a cease fire appear to be troubled but members of the coalition are still cautiously forging ahead.
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Thousands may have been killed or injured, but news about a huge train collission is still sketchy.
The latest next on News 7.
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Plus the Roanoke Valley's air and new efforts to clean it up take center stage this Earth Day. What you can do to help.
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Still only a few details on a massive train crash and explosion in North Korea today.
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Two fuel trains collided setting off a huge explosion near the China border- a SOUTH Korean TV station is reporting as many as three thousand are injured and dead.
But North Korea's secretive government has shut down international phone lines to muzzle news of the collision.
An international passenger train carrying many Chinese was apparently parked nearby.
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[Mower-Accident]


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A four year old Botetourt County boy died today after being run over by a riding lawnmower.
The accident happened just before noon at a private day care on Camelia Drive in Daleville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


The driver of the lawnmower said he was going up a slope when the mower faltered, rolled backwards, and ran over Justin Eric Simmons.
The boy later died at Roanoke Memorial of massive head injuries.
The Commonwealth's Attorney will review the case to see whether any charges will be filed.
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[Earth-Day]


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For Roanoke Valley governments, Earth Day marked a new beginning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Leaders announced the completion of the "Ozone Early Action Plan" today. It's an effort by five local governments to clean up the valley's air by 20-07 therefore avoiding federal regulations.
Private businesses are also pitching in, but environmental leaders say the valley's geography doesn't help.
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[SOT 1:35:04]
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[SUPER=01-Robert Burnley/VA Department of Environmental Quality Dir.;]
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[OUT Q=quality deteriorates over time]
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[VO-NAT]

Burnley says residents can help by riding a bike, car- pooling or taking the bus. He says it's also a good idea to re- fuel either early in the morning or late in the evening.
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[Roanoke-Artist]


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The next piece of artwork you buy could benefit two Roanoke cultural organizations.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Artist John Adams moved to the Roanoke Valley from New Jersey two years ago and says he fell in love with the area. Last year he painted a picture of the snow leopards at Mill Mountain Zoo to be sold at a zoo fundraiser. This year, he's combined a handful of recognizable attractions into one print to benefit the zoo and Transportation Museum. The 26 by 18 inch prints will be sold in gift and frame shops around Roanoke with a percentage going to the two attractions.
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[WIPE TO WDBJ WEBPAGE] For more information you'll find a link to John's website by logging on to wdbj7 dot com and clicking on "websites in the news".
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Many of us hate bugs, but the state has a new list of a few you don't want to squash.
We'll explain why next.
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Plus some call it the world's grandest ship. Decide for yourself when News 7 returns.
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[Queen-Mary2]


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The world's largest luxury ocean liner cruised into New York today, completing it's first trans-atlantic crossing.

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The Queen Mary 2 has been called the grandest ship in the world. It boasts amenities such as champagne bars, discos, theaters and 10 indulgent restaurants.
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[IN Q=lots of shaved truffles;]

((CLAY CONLEY - CULINARY DIRECTOR; LOTS OF SHAVED TRUFFLES, CAVIAR, STEAK, LOBSTER. (REPORTER) IF YOU LIKE THAT KIND OF THING. (CLAY) YEAH, EXACTLY.))
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For passengers who want to sweat off those truffles, the Queen Mary 2 also has a canyon ranch spa aboard. The ship is 11-hundred feet long, 21- stories tall and came with a price tage of 800-million dollars.
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[IN Q=This is unbelievable;]

((PASSENGER THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE. IT'S LIKE A PALACE. ITS FANTASTIC))
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[OUT Q=like a palace. Its fantastic;]
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A vacation in the most expensive stateroom aboard will set you back about 27 thousand dollars.
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[State-bugs]


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It's a first for some six-legged creatures.
Bugs have been added to Virginia's list of endangered species.
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The state says Mitchell's satyr (SAY'-ter) butterfly, Holsinger's cave beetle, the Buffalo Mountain mealybug and the Virginia Piedmont water boatman are near extinction.
Two of those six-legged species are so rare they are found ONLY in Southwest Virginia.
The Northeastern beach tiger beetle and the Appalachian grizzled skipper are listed as threatened.
State officials say protecting these bugs may reap benefits down the road.
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[SOT 15:04:33]
[IN Q=DAILY THERE ARE NEW DRUGS]

((FRANK FULGHAM/VA DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE: DAILY THERE ARE NEW DRUGS, NEW CANCER TREATMENTS THAT ARE BEING DISCOVERED FROM PLANTS AND INSECTS THAT NOBODY KNEW EVEN EXISTED TEN YEARS AGO.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Fulgham/Virginia Dept. of Agriculture]
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[OUT Q=EVEN EXISTED TEN YEARS AGO.]
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Virginia is one of the last states to add insects to its list of endangered species.
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High school soccer, a tech star talks NFL draft, a former Liberty high school softball pitcher is one of the nation's elite, and Earnhardt Jr. talks Talladega, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA Football; :00]

The Supreme Court refused to let Maurice Clarett into the NFL draft this weekend, preventing the former Ohio State running back from being picked. Clarett is fighting the NFL's requirement that players wait three years after high school before turning pro.
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Lets start with soccer. Northside played host to Salem in a non district game.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Vikings; :00]


These teams were not short on offense at all as they combined for nearly 40 shots on goal.
This would mean the goalies had to be sharp..and they were. The Vikings Ryan Kennedy would make six saves on the night, including this one at point blank range.
[SUPER=34-Northside/3/Salem/1;]Salem's Andy Duran would answer Kennedy with some solid goaltending. He made 11 saves

but Northside emerges the winner with the 3-1 victory. Salem is now 2-3 and 2 on the season.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/ESPN; :00]


Tempers were flaring today as the Marlins took on the Phillies. In the second inning, Florida leading 1-nothing after a Mike Redmond homer off Brett Myers.
Myers was not to happy and throws the next pitch at the head of Alex Gonzalez, who then has words with Philly catcher Todd Pratt and the rumble was on.
Both dugouts emptied and several punches thrown. Both Pratt and Gonzalez were ejected but eventually cooler heads prevailed. The fight was a
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draw but the Fish won the game 9 to 7.
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[S-Overstreet]


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For the first time in five seasons the ODAC softball tournament will begin with a new number one seed. Roanoke College has given way to 29-9 and 1 Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
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One main reason for the Hornets success is former Liberty high school star pitcher Jen Overstreet. The junior is second in the nation in all of division III in wins with 22 this season.
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[SUPER=01-Jen Overstreet/22-5 Record This Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dawn Simmons/Lynchburg Head Coach; :15]
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[OUT Q=........off the mound for us"]
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Overstreet has a 1.68 ERA. She's striking out nearly 10 batters a game, almost two an inning.
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In high school softball. James River senior ace Angela Tincher struck out all 18 batters she faced as her Knights beat Parry McCluer 12-nothing. Angela found out last week that she will be pitching against the U.S. Olympic team at Moyer Sports Complex in Salem June 18th as part of the Olympic team's tour.

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Tomorrow the lights come on for the first time ever at English Field as the Hokies take on West Virginia in a Blacksburg doubleheader.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

All of the funds for the project were raised by head coach Chuck Hartman and would not have been possible without the generosity of many alumni like Tech hall of famer Johnny Oates.
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[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Tom Gabbard/VT Athletic Director for Facilities; :03]
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[OUT Q=...TO DO IT."]
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[vo nat con't] The eight light poles circling the field make it as bright as any Triple A professional team.
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Among in state atheltes, Virginia Tech's DeAngelo Hall will most likely hear his name first in Saturday's NFL draft. Mike Stevens spoke with the corner this week.
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(( The cell phone has become Hall's top toy the past few weeks. He and his agent talk regularly - not only about which team is likely to take him - but where his itinerary will take him in the Big Apple. ((DEANGELO HALL:)) Hall says he's looking forward to his down time in New York before starting his future in the NFL. ((DEANGELO HALL:)) Most of the pre draft predictions have Hall following the path many Hokies have taken in recent years to the Cleveland Browns. Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))
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The Nascar Nextel Cup Series travels to Talladega this weekend. His success there and at Daytona makes defending race champion Dale Earnhardt, Jr. the early favorite.
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[Celebrity-Kid]


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If you love celebs, then you'd love to be a boy named Jeremy.
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You see Jeremy is just two.. and he's had his picture taken with more celebrities than we can name.
From Leno, to Billy Crystal to Robin Williams to Halle Berry.
Jeremey Zorek's dad posts them all on the web site "Who is that with Jeremy- dotcom."
Back in the 80's Jeremys dad was an actor.
Now his son is posing with actors. They run into celebs on the street and go to dozens of book signings.
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((CAN YOU SAY HI DANNY AIELLO? HI DANNY AIELLO. THIS IS MY SON JEREMY. CAN I GET A PHOTOGRAPH SURE.))
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A few say no including Mickhail Gorbachev and Paul McCartney.
Jeremy's big moment was a picture with none other than Madonna.
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