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Fire tonight at the Blacksburg Industrial Park. We'll have details.
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More severe weather tonight and power outages too- thousands are in the dark.
Vanity plates are everywhere these days.. Why some are not allowed in the state.
And a woman gives birth to her 15th child.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is Next.

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[VO-NAT]

Another round of severe thunderstorms rip through our area, this time taking out power for thousands.
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[Power-Outtages]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The thunder storms began rolling through around 6:00 tonight in the New River Valley. By seven- thousands began reporting power losses.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & RAchel /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa is following the situation. Rachel, just how many in the N-R-V are without power tonight?
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
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Jean, at least six and a half thousand customers. And officials with American Electric Power say the lights might not be turned back on until Thursday evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :00]

This is what many of us saw around dinner time. Heavy rain, high winds, thunder and lightning. The roadways were pretty treacherous, but there were no major accidents reported or damage from the storm. The biggest complaint?? The power outtages.
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :15]

Pulaski was hit the hardest. 4600 people are with out power in the Dublin area. AEP officials say an sub-transmission line is out. Crews say it could have been lightning or the wind. In Christiansburg, the Cambria area has the most outtages with 1,900.
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Again, A-E-P officials say crews are working around the clock and the power should be turned back on my Thursday evening. Have we finally seen the last of these severe storms?
[DOUBLE BOXES=Robin & Rachel /Microwave;]

Meteorologist Robin Reed joins us with more on your forecast. Hi, Robin.

[Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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There are unconfirmed reports a tornado may have touched down on the Virginia-Tennessee border. Police agencies are reporting heavy damage in Scott and Lee County, Virginia and the city of Bristol.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Johnson Co., TN;]

This is what the damage looks like on the Tennessee side. Severe storms knocked down trees, damaged homes and took out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses. Two schools in Kingsport, Tennessee were also damaged. A-E-P officials say it could be several days before the power is restored in that area.
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[Blacksburg-Fire]


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Emergency crews in Blacksburg are fighting a fire at the Industrial Park right now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The Wolverine Gasket Company at 201 Industrial Park Drive was evacuated around 10:00 this evening after reports of heavy smoke. No word yet, on the fire itself or if there are any injuries. Several fire trucks are still arriving at this hour and an ambulance has been called out. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.
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[Bus-Accident]


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Some scary moments for students of a Floyd County school when their bus crashed this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.]


It happened just after three o'clock Route 221 in front of Check Elementary School.
State Police say a dodge neon hit a patch of oil causing his vehicle to slide and hit the bus head on.
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((DRAKE SLUSHER/CHECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT: THERE WAS A LOT OF LITTLE KIDS AND KINDERGARTENS AND FIRST GRADER THAT WERE SCREAMING AND CRYING CAUSE THEY WERE SCARED. I THINK THEY WERE ALRIGHT.))
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[VO-NAT]


In fact, everyone on the bus was ok.
The driver of the other vehicle was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
23 year Clifton Baxter is listed in fair condition.
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[Hillsville-Rescue]


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There's no sign of the Hillsville Rescue squad opening anytime soon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;]

The rescue squad was temporarily shutdown earlier this month by the Board of Supervisors. Board members say they made the decision because of citizen complaints, missed calls, personnel problems and unauthorized use of a county vehicle. The county is now advertising for an Emergency Services Coordinator. Assistant County Administrator Ronald Newman says the Coordinator's first job will be to assess the Rescue Squad situation and make a recommendation to the board.
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[Read-Mountain]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Six Botetourt County Middle School students are now facing a number of drug charges including posession and distribution.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Wednesday]

The charges stem from an incident last week where Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle says a 15-year-old boy got a hold of the anti-seizure drug Klonopin and gave it to several classmates. Emergency crews were called to the school when five of the 8th-graders became sick. A hearing is scheduled for July 6th.
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[Vanity-Plate]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It appears many Virginians have a lot of vanity, vanity plates that is.
The state now ranks second in the nation when it comes to personalized license plates. [***Vanity Plates Graphic in Monitor***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom;]


But as Justin McLeod discovered you can't always get the plate you want. So Justin why is that?
Jean, The Department of Motor Vehicles has very strict guidelines.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@justin1]


The list of prohibited tags is apparently the size of a phonebook and it's enough to drive some people mad.
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When you drive around these days you're bound to see a license plate with a personalized message.
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((PAMELA POWERS: WE SEE THEM ALL THE TIME WHEN WE'RE TRAVELING DOWN THE INTERSTATE AND IT'S FUN TO FIGURE OUT WHAT OTHER PEOPLE'S TAGS MEAN.)) [Runs05]
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It seems many are FANS of Vanity Plates.
It is estimated nearly one million Virginians now have these types of license plates.
They may tell you someone's profession or their alma mater.
But the majority tell you a message that's often funny, NCRDIBL, CUN1NG, or sometimes EV1L.
Some are more personal.
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[IN Q=My four year old]

((KRISTIN BRADNER/FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENT: MY FOUR YEAR OLD HER NAME IS ASHLAND AND IT JUST MEANS I AM INTO ASH, INTO MY CHILD.)) ((SALLY SETTLE/RADFORD RESIDENT: MINE SAY S2L AND IT MEANS SALLY AND I HAVE TWO SISTERS AND THEIR NAMES ARE LAURA AND LINDSEY SO THERE IS ONE S AND 2 L'S, S2L.)) [Runs12]
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Not everyone is so lucky to get the message they want.
The states receives about 60-thousand requests a month for Vanity Plates and the DMV scrutinizes each one.
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[IN Q=If they determine]

((PAM GOHEEN/DMV SPOKESPERSON: IF THEY DETERMINE IT COULD BE CONSIDERED OBJECTIONABLE THEY WILL MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT WHETHER TO ALLOW THAT PLATE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=allow that plate]


In the past some plates have been denied because of religious sayings.
A Virginian man sued the state several years ago to keep his atheist plate.
The D-M-V says religious messages are now generally allowed including bible verses as long as they are not objectionable.
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[IN Q=What is considered]

((PAM GOHEEN/DEPT. OF MOTOR VEHICLES SPOKESPERSON: WHAT IS CONSIDERED OBJECTIONABLE IS THOSE MESSAGES THAT CONDONE VIOLENCE OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OR HAVE SEXUAL CONNOTATIONS OR JUST CONSIDERED OBSCENE OR VULGAR.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=OBSCENE OR VULGAR]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom]


You may be wondering why Vanity Plates are so popular in Virginia. Price may be the reason why.
A personalized plate in Virginia costs 10 dollars.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom;]


Jean, in other states they can be as high as fifty or even eighty dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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And new terrorist warnings are putting Virginia and the nation on a higher sense of alert. Federal offiicals release photos of suspects they're looking for.
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[VO-NAT]


People depend on Roanoke City Pools to cool off during the summer heat. But with a shortage of lifeguards, this summer fun may be harder to enjoy. More when News 7 returns.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the ACC baseball tournament opens its first full day with three straight down to the wire one run games. A section full of major league scouts caught the action. Plus, - the Commonwealth Games' hype has begun. And the top seed exits in Paris - tonight on the Big 7.))
[Terror-Threat]

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U-S authorities say al Qaeda is determined to attack America in the next few months- and now U-S officials are looking for several suspects who may be in this country.
Stacy Case has more from Washington on this latest warning.
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(( THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MINCED NO WORDS AS HE ANNOUNCED THE GRIM WARNING---- AL QAIDA IS IN THE FINAL STAGES OF PLANN
ING ANOTHER DEADLY ATTACK ON THE U-S---- TERRORIST OPERATIVES MAY ALREADY BE IN PLACE--- ALL OF THIS BASED ON A VERY

CREDIBLE, STEADY STREAM OF INTELLIGENCE FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES. SUPER: JOHN ASHCROFT/U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL this disturbing intelligence indicates al qaida's specific intention to hit the u-s hard. TRACK: AND AUTHORITIES SAY THERE'S NO DENYING THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF UPCOMING POLITICAL TARGETS-- THE DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN CONVENTIONS AND THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. ASHCROFT REMINDS AMERICANS THE MADRID TRAIN BOMBINGS AFFECTED SPA
IN'S POLITICAL AND MILITARY POLICY----- SPANISH TROOPS SUBSEQUENTLY WITHDREW FROM IRAQ.

SUPER: JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL al qaida may perceive that a large scale attack in the us this summer of fall will lead to similar consequences. STACY CASE/REPORTING THE FBI HAS ALREADY FORMED A SPECIAL TASK FORCE WHOSE SOLE PURPOSE IS TO FOIL THE PLOT. FBI ANALYSTS ARE ALSO RETRACING PREVIOUSLY COLLECTED INTELLIGENCE TO MAKE SURE THEY DIDN'T MISS IMPORTANT CLUES.
WHILE ASHCROFT AND THE FBI GAVE NO DETAILS ON A TIME, PLACE OR METHOD OF ATTACK---- THEY DID OFFER SPECIFICS ON 7 POSS

IBLE SUSPECTS. ADNAN SHUKRIJUMAH IS A SAUDI NATIVE WHO USED TO LIVE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. AUTHORITIES SAY HE MAY BE A TOP TERRORIST ORGANIZER. AAFIA SIDDIQUI IS A PAKISTANI WOMAN WHO WAS EDUCATED IN THE U-S AND MAY BE A FACILITATOR FOR TERRORISTS. AND ADAM GADAHN IS A U-S CITIZEN FROM RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA WHO THE FBI SAYS ATTENDED AL QAIDA TRAINING CAMPS. GADAHN'S BROTHER SAYS THE FAMILY HASN'T SEEM HIM IN 5 YEARS. OMAR/ADAM'S BROTHER It's shocking. i woke up and saw it on the news. i was as clueless as anybody
FOR NOW THE THREAT LEVEL REMAINS AT YELLOW. AUTHORITIES WARN ATTACKERS MAY BE TRAVELING WITH FAMILIES OR POSING AS EURPOEANS TO LOWER THEIR PROFILES. THE RACE IS ON TO BEAT THEM AT THEIR OWN SORDID GAME. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

[Homeland-security]


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In light of the new threats, Governor Warner says state officials will pay extra attention to security at large public events.
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[SUPER=03-New York/File Tape]


Warner says the state is following the federal government's lead and is NOT upgrading its threat level.
He says Virginia's director of homeland security was briefed this afternoon by the Justice Department.
Warner is telling Virginians NOT to cancel their vacation plans and to continue going about their daily lives.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: WE ARE URGING VIRGINIANS TO BE VIGILANT PARTICULARLY AT MASS PUBLIC EVENTS BUT THE KIND OF ADDITIONAL SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WE ARE TAKING ARE MORE BEHIND THE SCENES.))
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Warner says Virginia is as well prepared as any state in the country.
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[Nichols-Verdict]


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It took Oklahoma jurors less than five hours to convict Terry Nichols of 161 counts of murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-McAlester, OK;]

Almost a decade after the deadliest domestic terror attack in the country, the jury found Nichols guilty. Nichols helped Timothy McVeigh carry out the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building in 1995. During the trial, prosecutors alleged that Nichols and McVeigh planned the bombing to avenge the government's seige at the Branch Dividian compound near Waco Texas. McVeigh was executed for the bombing in 2001. Nichols' sentencing begins next week. He also faces the death penalty.

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[Bones-Exercise]


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Exercise.. not just calcium may be necessary to stave off osteoperosis.
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[VO-NAT]

Doctors are now advising their patients to begin an exercise regimen heavy in weights and resistance. One study finds that this type of exercise in post-menopausal women can slow down the loss of bone density and reduce back pain. In some instances, resistance exercises can even help regain lost bone tissue. Specialists are advocating the perceived benefits for women of ALL ages.
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((MIRABAI HOLLAND/FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: WOMEN ARE STARTING TO REALIZE THEY CAN DO A LOT TO TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR BONES AND THEIR HEALTH"))
[SUPER=01-Mirabai Holland/Fitness Instructor;]
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[OUT Q=and their health.]
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However, its important to remember to consult with your doctor before starting an exercise routine.
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It was a bumpy ride this evening. Are more thunderstorms in store for tomorrow?
Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT09.5]


And you may have heard about the mom who gave birth to her 15th child this week.
Tonight, we'll hear from her.
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((I GUESS WHEN I THINK ABOUT IT I REALIZE IT'S A BIG NUMBER.))
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What this veteran mom says about her growing family- coming up.
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[fire-update]


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An update now on that fire at the Wolverine Plant in Blacksburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Officials say a chemical drum exploded and started the fire.
No one was in the room when the drum exploded and fire supression systems put it out quickly.
The building is still evacuated as firefighters mop up the scene.
Crews say there's no danger to homes around the area.
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[Lifeguards]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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In order to float full-time hours at city pools this summer, Roanoke needs more lifeguards.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Parks and Recreation says it has filled just 20 of 26 positions necessary to operate Fallon Park and Washington Pools this summer. Director Steve Buschor (Boo-shore) says he thinks fewer people are applying because the job is less glamorous than it appears to be. He also says the cost of getting certified and the availability of comparable paying jobs may be other factors.
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[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS] For more information check out the job page of Roanoke's website. You'll find a link on our website at wdbj7 dot com. Both pools are scheduled to open June 11th.
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[Geography-Bee]


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It's not who wants to be a Millionaire.. In this competition, students are competing- for 25 grand.
It is the 2004 national geographic bee- held in D-C today.
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[VO-NAT 09.5]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


The winner is Andrew (Woh-tan-ick) Wojtanik- who correctly answered the question "What strategic pass is the Pakistani city of (Puh-shah-wurh) near- The answer is the Khyber pass.
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((CONGRATULATIONS YOUNG MAN... WELL DONE.))
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[VO-NAT 07 PLUS PAD]

The Kansas eighth grader received a 25 thousand dollar scholarship and a lifetime member to the National Geographic Society.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The ACC baseball tourney opens with a little weather and some tight games. UVa tangles with Duke as the big league scouts take it all in. And the Commonwealth Games are getting ready for some big doings -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/ESPN; :00]

And the defending women's champion and the tournament's top seed - Justine Henin-Hardenne was upset by Tatiana Garben in straight sets 7-5 and 6-2. American Andy Roddick was knocked out in the second round in five sets by Olivier Mutis (MOO-TEES).
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[S-UVa]


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The Virginia baseball has experienced success like never before this season. But tournaments can be the great equalizer. And tonight the Cavs found that out the hard way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/UVa vs. Duke; :00]

The UVa faithful turned out to cheer on the second seeded Cavs as they battled 7th seeded Duke. Those fans would have plenty to cheer about as the Cavs scratched across a run in the first and second inning to take a 2-to-nothing lead. But Duke erupted in the next two frames, with four runs in the third and two more in the fourth - including this homerun by Bryan Smith.
[super=34-Duke/6/Virginia/5;]

The Dookies hang on beat UVa and the rain in game that featured a ____ hour rain delay.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The tournament opened in full force this morning at 10 - with back-to-back one run games.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Clemson vs. North Carolina; :00]


The opener had Clemson taking on North Carolina in a game that featured two ties and three lead changes.
Clemson got the win with a one out single by Russell Triplett in the bottom of the ninth to give the Tigers the 7-to-6 victory. Triplett went 2-for-5 at the plate recording a game-high three RBIs in the victory.
[super=04-Ga. Tech vs. Maryland;]

The second game of the afternoon featured top seeded Ga. Tech and Maryland. The Yellow Jackets had to fight for their lives to advance with a 4-to-3 win. They got all four of their runs in the third inning.
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The Florida State- N.C. State game did not start tonight until 11pm. It is just in the ___ inning.

[S-Scouts]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Fans weren't the only ones to get an an eyeful of the tournament today.
Major league scouts were out in full force with the amateur draft just a few weeks away. Travis Wells has more.
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((Several hundred school kids from Roanoke City and the City of Salem filled out the crowd on the first full day of action at the ACC Tournament. There was no kidding around though for about 20 big league scouts in attendance, in search of the next big thing on the diamond. With 16 of Baseball America's Top 100 prospects in Salem this week, it's an opportunity too good to pass up.
Greg: Kelvin:
Possessing the physical tools to play at the next level is half the battle in getting noticed, but a cerebral approach to the game can go a long way too.
Ty:
Scouting has become a labor of love for most, trekking across a specific region of the country to clock fastballs, and time baserunners. Some are former players with the same goal, to find players, evaluate them and sign them to a contract. In Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))

[S-VHSL]


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Most of the district action around the area was washed out tonight including the River Ridge boys and girls soccer semi-finals. One event that did manage to finish up was the River Ridge baseball at Calfee Park in Pulaski. In the semi-finals Cave Spring beat Pulaski 2-to-1 and Blacksburg earned a spot in the regionals with a 5-to-3 win over Salem.

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The Commonwealth Games of Virginia will be back in town for the 15th straight year later this summer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Today, Virginia Amateur Sports announced its Male Athlete of the Year, multi sport star from Cave Spring Zach Chapin. The Female Athlete of the Year Award went to E.C. Glass's Syretta Catlett for her karate exploits.
The organization also announced that 1996 gold medal winning gymnast Kerri Strug will be the guest speaker at the opening ceremonies on July 16th.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Pete Lampman/President, Virginia Amateur Sports; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=to become a great athlete."]
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[S-Coke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-171 11422TC]
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[ENG#=2]


The Lowe's Motor Speedway will be back in business tomorrow night for Nextel Cup qualifying. One of those looking for some success this weekend is Emporia's Elliott Sadler.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/M&Ms Ford Driver; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...progress out of it."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Last Year's Coke 600;]

One of the dark horses Sunday night has to be Sterling Marlin - who so far this year has lacked his normal consistency.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Sterling Marlin/Coors Light Dodge Driver;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=...SEE WHAT WE GOT."]
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[Fifteen-Kids]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[ENG#=1]


A mom gives birth to her 15th child this week- Yes, you heard right her 15th child.
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[VO-NAT 06]
[SUPER=03-Fayetteville, AR]


Michelle Duggar says she's proud of the 15 children, including two sets of twins.
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((JUST ONE MORE PLATE AROUND THE TABLE, ANOTHER CAR SEAT IN THE VAN AND IN THE BUS.))
[SUPER=01-Michelle Duggar/Mother of 15]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=IN THE BUS.]
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[VO-NAT 10]


10 boys and 5 girls all with names beginning with J.
The latest addition is Jackson Levi-
The big question is will the Duggar's have more?
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[SOT 1:15]
[IN Q=]

((JIM BOB DUGGAR/FATHER: I'VE ALWAYS LEFT IT UP TO MICHELLE/ MICHELLE WHAT DO YOU THINK? MICHELLE DUGGAR: I'D LIKE TO HAVE MORE BUT WE'LL SEE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Bob Duggar/Father of 15;]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=but we'll see.]
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[Vo-Nat]
For now, new mom Michelle Duggar and new baby are doing fine. (-------------)