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Coming up on News 7-
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A military jet crashes in Franklin County .. narrowly missing a home- A live report coming up.
A U-S citizen is arrested in connection with terrorist bombings in Spain.
And Local man, Big Tim gets the big boot OFF of Survivor-
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Plus the warm weekend forecast- and Avalanche highlights.
News 7 is next.

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An air force jet crashes this evening in Franklin County.
The crew bails out.
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((THEY WERE SHOOK UP, THEY WERE FINE, THEY WERE STILL IN CONTROL..))
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Witnesses say they heard a loud noise, saw fire and then watched as the plane went down.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
The crash happened around 5:10 this evening between Callaway and Ferrum in Franklin County.
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Justin McLeod has been at the scene all evening long. Justin what's the latest?
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((ROLLCUE:...scattered throughout rural Franklin County.))
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If you do find debris, the Air Force asks that you don't pick it up, because it could be hazardous.
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[TAKE PHONE NUMBERS FS]
They say call local law enforcement or the Fourth Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
During duty hours call 919- 722-0027.
After hours they advise calling 919 722-0000
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[F15-Facts]


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The F-15 E Strike Eagle is considered the Air Force's main tactical fighter, and is the fifth version of the plane to enter service.
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The first were used in Operation Desert Storm to fly mainly night missions. The "E" model is equipped with an array of new avionics and electronics systems. The "4th Fighter Wing" at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was the first "operational F-15E Strike Eagle wing" in the Air Force. The Strike Eagle is the first F-15 to REQUIRE two crew members, a pilot and weapons officer.
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Military aircraft have used western Virginia as a training ground for years.
But it's been more than a decade since a jet went down in this part of the state.
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[SUPER=03-Craig Co./July 23, 1993;]


A Navy A-6 Intruder from Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach went down on Shawver's Mountain in the summer of 1993.
Authorities had to hike eight miles through dense woods to reach the smoldering wreckage.
The pilot and navigator both died in the crash.
The Navy took the A-6 out of service several years ago.
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[Madrid-Arrest]


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Federal officials have arrested a lawyer from Portland Oregon in connection with terrorist bombings in Madrid.
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A senior law enforcement official says Brandon Mayfield- seen here- was taken into custody and is being held as a material witness.
[SUPER=03-Madrid, Spain/March 11]


Officials say Mayfield's fingerprints were found on bomb making materials related to the bombings- that killed 191 people and injured 2000 others.
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Authorities searched Mayfield's home which he shares with his wife Mona.
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((MONA MAYFIELD/WIFE: I KNOW HE'S INNOCENT, EVERYONE WHO KNOWS HIM KNOWS HE'S INNOCENT. I HOPE HE'LL BE RELEASED SOON.))
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Eighteen people have been charged in Spain with the bombings- but so far this is the first known arrest in the U-S.

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The C-I-A is investigating an audio tape attributed to Osama bin Laden- to see if its authentic.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The 20 minute recording dated today- offers rewards in gold for anyone who kills top U-S and U-N officials in Iraq.


The recording which appears on two Web sites- contains voices that sound like bin Laden.
The speaker also urged Iraqi insurgents to continue fighting.
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[Iraq]


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An apology today from President Bush- for the prisoner abuse in Iraq.
But the President says Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will keep his job.
This as more disturbing pictures of abuse emerge-
Stacy Case reports from Washington.
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[SUPER=01-Rep. Nancy Pelosi/(D) House Minority Leader; :16]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Charles Rangel/(D) New York; :29]
[SUPER=04-Courtesy: Washington Post; 1:08]
[Super=01-Terrie England/Lynndie England's Mother; 1:19 QUICK!!!]
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(( DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD FACES A GRILLING ON CAPITOL HILL FRIDAY, SUMMONED TO TESTIFY IN THE GROWING PRISON
ER ABUSE SCANDAL IN IRAQ. THURSDAY, HE STAYED HOLED UP--- OUT OF PUBLIC VIEW--- PREPARING FOR WHAT WILL BE A DEFINING M

OMENT IN HIS CAREER. NANCY PELOSI/ (D) HOUSE MINORITY LEADER Mr. Rumsfeld has been engaged in a cover-up from the start on this issue, and continues to be so. CALLS FOR RUMSFELD'S RESIGNATION ARE ENDLESS, THOUGH PUBLICALLY LIMITED TO DEMOCRATS. ONE EVEN TOOK IT A STEP FARTHER.
CHARLES RANGEL/(D) NEW YORK If he doesn t resign I think it s the responsibility of this Congress to file articles of impeachment and force him to leave office. A VOTE THAT SEEMS UNLIKELY IN A REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED CONGRESS.
PRESIDENT BUSH, WHO CHASTISED RUMSFELD FOR KEEPING HIM IN THE DARK, MADE IT CLEAR---- RUMSFELD IS STAYING.

PRESIDENT BUSH SPENT THE DAY HOSTING JORDAN'S KING ABDULLAH. THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST APOLOGY FOR THE ABUSE FOLLOWED THEIR MEETING. PRESIDENT BUSH: I told him I was sorry for the humiliation suffered by the Iraqi prisoners and the humiliation suffered by their families.
(Courtesy: Washington Post)
HUMILIATION ALSO FELT BY FAMILIES OF ACCUSED U-S SOLDIERS. AS FRESH PHOTOS SURFACED--- AN ARMY PRIVATE'S MOTHER SEE

MED AT A LOSS FOR WORDS.
TERRIE ENGLAND/LYNNDIE ENGLAND'S MOTHER She is not herself in them.
AND ON THE GROUND, U-S FORCES CONTINUED THE HARD WORK. A MASSIVE CAR BOMB KILLED ONE SOLDIER IN BAGHDAD--- AND IN NAJ

AF FORCES CONTINUED CHIPPING AWAY AT THE INFLUENCE WEILDED BY RADICAL CLERIC MUQTADA AL SADR. STACY CASE/CBS NEWS:
IN A SWEEPING VOTE THURSDAY--- THE HOUSE APPROVED A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ABUSE OF IRAQI PRISONERS. TOMORROW, THEY

'RE EXPECTED TO DIRECT AT LEAST SOME OF THAT CONDEMNATION TOWARD THE DEFENSE LEADER AT THE TOP. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

[Big-Tom]


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The race for a million dollars is coming down to the wire on Survivor: All Stars, but a local contestant won't be there.
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[SUPER=04-"Survivor" - CBS]

Tom Buchanan, better known as "Big Tom" was voted off during tonight's show. The Smyth County farmer got the boot after "Boston Rob" played him against Rupert. Tom originally played on Survivor Africa, he didn't win that game either. The final episode of this season's Survivor is here on your Hometown Station at 8 Sunday night.
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Still ahead, the government says selling the morning-after pill over the counter is a prescription for trouble.


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Plus a new deal from Volvo may drive more jobs to the New River Valley.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Avs beat up and beat the Pelicans for the fourth straight night. Roanoke and Averett add some local flavor for the D-3 regionals in Salem. Craig County is raising the bar and cash in New Castle while Triplett hits a homer in Charlotte - tonight on the Big 7.))
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Volvo officials hope a new agreement will mean more jobs in the N-R-V over the long haul.
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Volvo has signed a new contract to deliver completed trucks to customers around the nation. Beginning later this year, Swift Transportation will be hiring between 100 and 150 long-haul drivers, and 50 support staffers. Company officials say this agreement will benefit the area better because Swift employs mostly local workers, while Volvo's current transportation company uses a nationwide network of drivers. They add that with the new agreement, finished trucks will likely get to dealers and customers at least two days sooner.
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[XGR-budget]


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He did not support tax hikes but he will vote for the additional spending they provide... that today from House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith.
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As part of the House leadership, the Salem Republican fought against the tax increases.
But he says he will vote yes on the budget that embodies them.
He says Southwest Virginia will benefit from the additional spending in education and pay raises for deputy sheriffs.
But he says most of that money would have been available even without the tax hike.
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((HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: I DON'T THINK THE AVERAGE CITIZEN WILL SEE A WHOLE LOT OF CHANGE AS A RESULT OF THE TAX INCREASES IN THE SERVICES PROVIDED THEM BY THE STATE. THERE'S ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR IMPORTANT THINGS BUT I DON'T THINK THE AVERAGE CITIZEN IS GOING TO NOTICE ANY REAL CHANGE.))
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Legislators are scheduled to vote on the budget package tomorrow.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Museum-Funding]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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The Science Museum of Western Virginia is slated to receive 200-thousand state dollars over the next two years, but must collaborate with the state Science Museum in Richmond.
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[IN Q=This agreement is not a merger...]

((STUART HILL/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA: THIS AGREEMENT IS NOT A MERGER. WE'RE ANXIOUS TO WORK WITH THEM AND SEE WHERE THAT RELATIONSHIP GOES.))
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[OUT Q=and see where that relationship goes.]
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Executive Director Stuart Hill says the money will be used for SOL Science Education. The Science Museum has been zeroed out of the state budget two of the last three years. Hill says as far as he knows the "museum" is the only Roanoke area attraction included in the budget.
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[City-Voting]


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Roanoke election officials and supporters of Alice Hincker's campaign for mayor have taken a closer look at a voting machine that apparently malfunctioned on Tuesday.
But they still don't know why it failed to record any votes for the Republican candidate.
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Election officials confirmed that the number of votes appearing on the machine counter matched what was reported on Tuesday.
But election laws prohibit them from looking inside the machine.
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((REV. CARL TINSLEY/ELECTORAL BOARD SECRETARY: NOW IF IT WAS LEFT UP TO ME, I WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED AND WE WOULD HAVE DONE THAT TODAY, BUT WE NEED TO WAIT FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE WE CAN DO ANYTHING.)) ((BRIAN GOTTSTEIN/HINCKER CAMPAIGN MANAGER: EVERYBODY WANTS TO MOVE ON FROM ELECTION DAY, BUT THE ISSUE, I DON'T FEEL I CAN GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER THAT THIS DIDN'T HAPPEN IN OTHER MACHINES.))
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Hincker has ten days to contest the election results.
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[Morning-After]


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The Morning After pill will not be available over the counter.
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The Food and Drug Administration has rejected over the counter sales of the birth control- citing concern about young teenagers possible use of the pills.
Conservatives contend making the pill available could encourage unsafe sex.
Backers argue easier access to the pills could prevent thousands of abortions.
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Still ahead on News 7, Robin has the warm forecast.
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Plus a principal pays up... with a pig.
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[Sister-Cities]


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Central Virginia may not have much in common with Europe, but residents from both areas say they can learn from each other.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


A delegation from Glauchau (Glough-- HOW), Germany is in Lynchburg this week, to explore a possible Sister City relationship.
The group is visiting schools, businesses and historical sites, including Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.
A Lynchburg delegation hopes to visit Germany later this year.
Lynchburg already has a Sister City in France.
A group of French firefighters are visiting the Hill City this week as well.
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The Avs and Pelicans close out their series with a slugfest. Plus, we'll check on Craig County's diamonds in the rough and NCAA softball is in Salem tomorrow. But first your Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/USA; :00]

Tiger Woods is playing in Charlotte for the first time in his career. He shot a 69 for his first bogey free round of the year. But Kirk Triplett has the first round Wachovia lead. He shot an 8 under 64 by birdying four of the last five holes.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche and Myrtle Beach Pelicans wrapped up their four game series at Salem Memorial tonight. The Avs were going for the sweep -
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Pelicans vs. Avalanche; :00]

while many fans were going for the Thirsty Thursday beverages. This was a free flowing offensive affair. In the bottom of the second - Pat Peavey will lift the Anthony Lerew offering out of the yard, over the left field fence. The two run shot will plate Adam Seuss and the Avs tie it at 2-all. Lerew would then give the Avs even more help as his pickoff attempt to first sails into the outfield. The speedy Jon Helquist will not only make it to second, but get all the way to third. Then, Wade Robinson will slap one right off Lerew's leg and ricochet will allow Helquist to score.
[super=37-Myrtle Beach/11/Salem/14;]

The teams combine for 32 hits and the Avs win it 14-to-11. They are on the road until next Friday.
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[S-Braves]


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One of the hottest teams in the big leagues right now is San Diego. The Padres have now won 8 of their last 10 games.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/MLB; :00]

This afternoon the PODS whipped the Braves 7-to-3 as Jay Payton homered and drove in three runs to highlight a 13 hit attack.
[super=35-San Diego/7/Atlanta/3;]

Mike Hampton got roughed up for 7 runs on 11 hits and he is now 0-and-3 for not so-Hotlanta.
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[S-MLB]


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[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN-MLB; :00]

In Chicago - Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin was on the hill to throw out the first pitch. Stick to acting! No act in Derek Lee's bat. He turns on this fast ball and rides it out of Wrigley. The Cubs hammer the the D-backs 11-to-3.
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Also, tonight, Major League Baseball reversed field and said it will NOT allow the Spiderman logo on the bases in upcoming games.

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The Craig County team has mastered the sacrifice this season - both on and off the field. Travis Wells has the story of a team that has raised over $6 thousand dollars just to stay afloat.
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[SUPER=01-Brett Stamper/Rockets Catcher; :25]
[SUPER=01-John Boyer/Rockets Second Baseman; :35]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Helems/Rockets Head Coach; 1:11]
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((Coach Eddie Helems estimates that it costs roughly 2 thousand dollars at the very minimum, to run a high school baseball team for a season. The Craig County School System, one of the smallest in the Commonwealth, can afford to pay for the high school team's baseballs and umpires, but not much more than that, leaving the team to raise money for uniforms, equipment, and field maintenance.
Brett: John:
Local merchants have shown their support by purchasing billboard signs that are on display during every home game, and through several generous donations.
Eddie:
Travis: The Rockets got off to the best start in school history this season, winning their first ten games. They are currently 12 and 2 with the Pioneer District Tournament just around the corner. In Craig County, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))

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Roanoke College and Averett join four other teams in the NCAA Division III softball east regional first round which begins tomorrow at Moyer Sports Complex.
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The Maroons are the second seed after missing last years regionals and have a plan to advance in this tourney.
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[SUPER=01-Kasey Austin/Roanoke Freshman Outfielder; :18]
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[OUT Q=.....stay focussed"]
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This is Averett's first ever NCAA softball regional appearance and the Cougars have played half of the tourney's field this season.
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[SUPER=01-Kathy Bocock/Averett Head Softball Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....anybody's tournament"]
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Averett plays tomorrow at high Noon.
[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Pig-Kissing]


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School principals do a lot of unusual things to to inspire their kids. In Roanoke today one principal had to make good on a promise to kiss a pig.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The Accelerated Reader program was introduced to Fairview Magnet Elementary School to get students excited about reading. The students had to read five thousand books and pass a test. They exceeded expectations, reading more than SIX- thousand books. As a reward, the principal had to pucker-up for a pig. The program has been declared a success, and the school intends to use it next year.
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