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Coming up on News 7-
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A local company is under investigation.... we'll tell you what we know.
Military jets swoop in after a bomb threat on an American airlines plane.
And it's a golfers paradise.. a club with 180 holes and 40 miles of fairways.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A Roanoke Metal company falls under the scrutiny of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[EPA-Investigation]


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A Roanoke business is now the focus of an investigation by the E-P-A. Agency officials are being tight- lipped, [**NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR**]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/ BAM; ]

but Jennifer Wishon spoke with a Special Agent today and joins us with the latest. Jean - The E-P-A began it inquiry into Advanced Metal Finishing several months ago.
[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]

Since then the agency has been doing a lot of leg work in preparation for today's on- site investigation.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

It happened here on Norfolk Avenue at Advance Metal Finishing's business offices. The road was closed most of the day while the agency's entire "Criminal Investigation Division" of Virginia searched the building. Now, agents won't say exactly what led to the investigation or what they found, if anything. Special Agent Susan Helbert says there are a number of circumstances that can lead to an investigation.
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[IN Q=We conduct investigations]

((SUSAN HELBERT/EPA SPECIAL AGENT: WE CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS WHEN THERE HAS BEEN A COMPLAINT OR A TIP FROM VARIOUS SOURCES SUCH AS LOCAL REGULATORY AGENCIES, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OR CONCERNED CITIZENS.))
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The Criminal Investigation Division is responsible for investigating everything from violations of the Clean Air Act to conspiracy and mail fraud. Special Agent Helbert says there's no reason for the public to be alarmed. She says that whatever it is they're investigating does NOT pose a threat to the safety or health of nearby residents.

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[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL BAM]

The EPA's on- site work wrapped up earlier this evening, but agents say the investigation is on- going.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/ BAM;]

Jean I spoke briefly with someone from Advanced Metal Finishings, but as soon as I identified myself the person hung up.

[DUI-laws]


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Virginia is making an all-out assault on drunk drivers, especially repeat offenders.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Warner signed more than two dozen drunk driving bills into law today.
Most crack down on repeat offenders by requiring them to serve mandatory jail time and forfeit their vehicles.
For awhile drunk driving accidents were down in the state, but they're back on the rise.
The 25 new measures make Virginia's drunk-driving penalties among the stiffest in the nation.
Kaye Walsh who lost her only child, Robin, to a drunk driver seven years ago says the new laws should get people's attention.
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((KAYE WALSH/LOST DAUGHTER TO DRUNK DRIVER: THIS THRILLS ME, THESE NEW LAWS THRILL ME. NOW I'M GOING TO DO EVERYTHING I CAN TO MAKE SURE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN TO SOMEONE ELSE.))
[SUPER=01-Kaye Walsh/Lost Daughter to Drunk Driver]
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[OUT Q=DOESN'T HAPEN TO SOMEONE ELSE.]
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Most of the new laws will go into effect July first.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm]

[MCU] Standing Position #2


[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP
[Toss back to anchor]

[Plane-Escort]


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The F-B-I is investigating after a bomb threat forces an American airlines plane to make an emergency landing.
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Military jets escorted flight 306 to a Nashville airport after a flight attendant found a note saying there was a bomb in the cargo hold. Authorities did examine what they called a "suspicious package." A spokesman for Nashville International Airport says he doesn't know exactly where the package was found. Flight 306 was on its way from Dallas to Boston - when the pilot requested an emergency landing. The Nashville airport is where President Bush landed earlier today. Air Force One has already taken off, and authorities say the president and his plane were in no danger.
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[Terrorist-Arrested]


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Some 30 million Americans have travel plans this Memorial Day weekend- and they're venturing out under a new terror threat- this as word of an arrest in London of a long-sought terrorist.
Stacy Case reports from Washington.
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(( AS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL PLANS SHIFT INTO HIGH GEAR---- A THREATENING CLOUD OF TERROR HANGS OVER THE NATION.
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF TRAVELERS WILL BE IN D-C THIS WEEKEND FOR THE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL DEDICATION---- ONE OF SEV

ERAL POTENTIAL TERRORIST TARGETS EARMARKED BY THE GOVERNMENT. JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL Cedible intelligence from multiple sources..."
BUT ONE DAY AFTER THIS JOINT WARNING FROM THE FBI AND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT---- THE MESSAGE IS MIRED IN CONTROVERSY. H

OMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY TOM RIDGE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT. AMERICA'S CITY LEADERS ALSO FELT LEFT OUT OF THE LOOP.. MARTIN O'MALLEY/BALTIMORE MAYOR The announcement itself wasn't something that we were given a heads up to. STACY CASE/REPORTING IT'S A SIGN COOPERATION BETWEEN VARIOUS AGENCIES STILL NEEDS FINE TUNING. BUT ELSEWHERE, THOSE HUNTING DOWN TERRORISTS ON THE FRONT LINES ARE SEEING SUCCESS. LONG SOUGHT TERRORIST ABU HAMZA AL MASRI WAS ARRESTED IN LONDON THURSDAY. THE MUSLIM CLERIC IS ACCUSED OF TRYING TO SET UP A TERRORIST TRAINING CAMP IN OREGON, OF KIDNAPPING WESTERN TOURISTS IN YEMEN, AND OF SUPPLYING EQUIPMENT TO AL QAIDA. RAY KELLY/NEW YORK POLICE COMMISSIONER The arrest of abu hamza is a major, is a major development in the fight against terror. he is a real deal.
THE U-S IS SEEKING EXTRADITION KNOWING UNDER EUROPEAN UNION RULES---- A PROMISE TO SPARE HIS LIFE MAY BE NECESSARY TO

GET HIM BACK. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

[USS-Cole]


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It was once crippled by a terrorist attack.
Today the U-S-S Cole returned from its first overseas deployment since being repaired.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk]


The guided missile destroyer pulled alongside a pier in Norfolk after six months in the Mediterranean Sea.
In October 2000, suicide bombers in a boat tore a hole in the Cole's side in Yemen. Seventeen sailors died.
Only five crew members aboard that day remain with the ship.
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[LU-Athlete]


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A Liberty University football player is headed home to an uncertain future, more than a month after being critically injured in a fall from a railroad trestle.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/April 22]


22-year-old Marlon Roman has been in a coma since he was discovered along the Blackwater Creek walking trail on April 22nd.
Friends of Roman's family here and in California helped raise close to 12-thousand dollars to defray the cost of flying him back to Los Angeles in a specially-equipped jet.
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[IN Q=The family particularly]

((JULIE FLORES/LGH CHAPLAIN: THE FAMILY PARTICULARLY AS THEY WERE LEAVING, THE MOTHER SAID THAT SHE WISHED THAT THERE WAS SOME WAY SHE COULD EXPRESS SOME PUBLIC GRATITUDE FOR ALL THE SUPPORT THEY HAD RECEIVED, BOTH FROM THE HOSPITAL AND THE COMMUNITY AT LIBERTY AND PARTICULARLY THE LYNCHBURG COMMUNITY, THAT COMPLETE STRANGERS REACHED OUT TO HELP THEM.))
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Lynchburg General Hospital provided Roman's family with a room to stay during the past month.
Roman had to return home in order for the family's insurance to cover his medical bills.
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[Smoking-Cancer]


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The nation's top doctor says smoking does more damage to the body than physicians first thought.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

In his 20-04 report, Surgeon General Richard Carmona concludes that smoking causes a variety of ailments not previously attributed to it. Cancers of the cervix, kidneys, pancreas, stomach, as well as cataracts and pneumonia are among the many illnesses added to the list. The report estimates that treating smoking related diseases costs the nation 75 billion dollars a year, and that the loss of productivity from smoking is 82 billion annually.
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[Atkins-Suit]


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One Florida man accuses Robert Atkins of putting the 'die' in 'diet'.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]

Jody Gorran is blaming the Atkins diet for his decline in health. Before starting on the diet, Gorran's heart scan came up perfectly normal. But after two and a half years using Atkins, his cholesterol jumped from 146 to 230 and his artery was 99- percent blocked.
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[IN Q= I felt great]

((JODY GORRAN/SUING ATKINS: I FELT GREAT, I LOST TEN POUNDS, IT WORKED VERY WELL. I THOUGHT IT WAS A SUCCESSFUL DIET.
BUT A SUCCESSFUL DIET HAS TO BE MORE THAN LOSING WEIGHT. A SUCCESSFUL DIET SHOULD NOT KILL YOU.))
[SUPER=01-Jody Gorran/Suing Atkins;]
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[OUT Q=should not kill you.]
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[VO-NAT]

Gorran is suing for less than 15-thousand dollars and says he wants warning labels placed on all Atkins products. The Atkins company accuses Gorran of being used by a radical vegan advocacy group.
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[Tease1]
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Will the man who backed over a child with a lawnmower face charges?
The answer coming up on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]

And this motorcycle group's on a mission.
More on their message 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 UVa's run at the ACC baseball tournament ends this afternoon against N.C. State. Qualifying tonight at the Lowe's Motor Speedway finds the Lowe's Chevy on top. The rain-dealyed high school districts get back on track. And the Western Virginia Education classic gets two big shots in the arm - tonight on the Big 7.))
[Schermerhorn]

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Testimony in the murder trial of Dennis Schermerhorn began this morning, even though his alleged victim's never been found.
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[SUPER=@file]

Schermerhorn is charged with the murder of 5-year-old Logan Bowman. Logan's mother, Cynthia Davis testified that Schermerhorn, her boyfriend at the time, refused to allow her to take Logan to the hospital one night after he had burned himself. The next morning Logan was gone. Though he has never been found, he is presumed dead. Defense attorneys attacked Davis' story and pointed out inconsistencies.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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In April, Davis entered a guilty plea to felony murder and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

[Mower-Death]


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The Botetourt County Commonwealth's Attorney says *NO* criminal charges will be filed against a man responsible for the death of a four-year-old boy.
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Orville Reedy was mowing his lawn last month, when his mower stalled and rolled over Justin Simmons.
[SUPER=03-Daleville/April]

Prosecutor Joel Branscom says even though he believes there was negligence in the supervision of Justin, he doesn't believe *that* neglience was criminal. Until News 7 talked to him, Orville Reedy says he had *NO* idea he would *NOT* be prosecuted for Justin's death.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]

Reedy says there are "no winners in this case."

[Rescue-Mission]


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Hundreds gathered to witness the Roanoke Rescue Mission celebrate the roof raising of its newest building.
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As the crowd joined hands around the Lois Johnson Bettis Women and Children's Center a plane flew over head snapping pictures of the occasion.
The 45-thousand square foot facility will offer services often needed in Roanoke.
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((JOY JOHNSON/DIRECTOR OF ROANOKE'S RESCUE MISSION: THE MAIN THING IS A LONG TERM RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR WOMEN WITH CHILDREN WHERE THEY CAN KEEP THEIR CHILDREN WITH THEM AND IT ALSO OFFERS US A CHANCE TO HAVE A RESPITE CARE UNIT SO WHEN HOMELESS PEOPLE ARE TO SICK TO BE IN A GENERAL SHELTER BED, JUST RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL, THEY'LL NOW HAVE A PLACE TO BE. SO THIS IS TWO THINGS THAT ROANOKE HASN'T SEEN BEFORE.))
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[OUT Q=ROANOKE HASN'T SEEN BEFORE.]
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An estimated four-thousand women in Roanoke have drug or alcohol addictions... 15-hundred of those women have dependent children.
Donations will pay for the center, though the Rescue Mission needs another 300-thousand dollars before the facility opens in August.
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[Tease2]
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We had a quiet day today, but will the thunderstorms keep their distance? We'll have a full weather report coming soon.
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It's in China, it's 40 miles long, and it ISN'T the Great Wall. Details on one amazing golf course when News 7 returns.
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[Commercial]

[Bedford-Teacher]


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For most public school teachers, fire drills are a necessary nuisance.. for one Bedford County educator, today's drill was something to remember.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Karen Rodriguez walked out of New London Elementary this morning and was surprised with an armload of gifts, flowers and the county's Teacher of the Year award.
A 14-year teaching veteran, Rodriguez says she loves her job and her students.
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[IN Q=I love coming]

((KAREN RODRIGUEZ/BEDFORD CO. TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I LOVE COMING IN EVERY DAY AND JUST TEACHING AND KNOWING AT THE END OF THE WEEK OR AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR THAT THEY'VE GAINED SOMETHING. AND LIKE SAID, IT'S NOT ALWAYS ABOUT ACADEMICS, THOUGH THAT'S VERY IMPORTANT, IT'S ABOUT SELF-ESTEEM AND BEING A BETTER PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Rodriguez/Bedford Co. Teacher of the Year]
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Rodriguez won more than eight thousand dollars in grants and prizes along with the keys to a new car she'll be driving for the next year.
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[Wall-Ride]


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Over 200 motorcycles roared down route 460 today making their way to Montvale Elementary School.
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The annual bike ride called Run for the Wall, starts in California and ends at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The ride helps build awareness for prisonors of war and those missing in action.
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[SOT 15:53:23]
[IN Q=It is]

((KEN LENINGTON/IT IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE TEND TO FORGET THAT WE HAVE STILL GOT MISSING MEN FROM ALL THE WARS THAT WE'VE BEEN IN INCLUDING NINE MEN IN SOMOLIA, AND WE WOULD LIKE TO GET AN ACCOUNTING FOR ALL OF THESE PEOPLE, SO THAT THE FAMILIES CAN HAVE CLOSURE ON IT))
[SUPER=01-Ken Lenington/Vietnam Vetern]
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[OUT Q=closure on it]
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In the past, the students of Montvale Elementary have been so supportive, that the group has now made the school a stop on its route.
The riders enjoyed a day with students sharing their personal stories.
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[S-Extra]


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UVa has a fast exit from the ACC baseball tournament. Jimmie Johnson wins the pole in Charlotte. Tap gets a big boost and we'll have some high school district results for you.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/ESPN; :00]

But first in tonight's Extra Point - the Tampa Bay Lightning were able to even up the Stanley Cup finals tonight with a 4 to 1 win over the Calgary Flames. The Lightning scored three times in the third to seal the win. Game three is Saturday night in Calgary. [GO TO SCORES]
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[S-Lowes]


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Qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600 this coming Sunday at the Lowe's Motor Speedway was held tonight under the lights.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00]

And once again we found proof that the last shall be first. Jimmie Johnson, the final car of 52 to take a spin on the track ended up turning the fastest speed of the night with a 187 point 052 mile an hour circuit. It's a new track record and good enough for the pole for the 600. Here's the complete starting grid.
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[S-UVA]


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The ACC baseball tournament is over for the second seeded Virginia Cavaliers. The team that was expected to challenge for the title - is instead on its way home after losing it's second one run game in less than 24 hours. The Cavs lost to Duke last night, this afternoon they were beaten by N.C. State.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/N.C. State vs. Virginia; :00]

Trailing by a run in the bottom of the ninth inning the Wolfpack, which didn't get off the field until 2am this morning because of its delayed game with Florida State, came through with the hits it needed - picking up the game
[super=34-N.C. State/6/Virginia/5;]

winner on this rbi single to right. UVa loses 6-to-5 - losing back to back one run games.
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Much of the high school district action that was rained out last night was played out this evening. In the boys' River Ridge soccer semi-finals - Blacksburg needed double overtime to beat Cave Spring 3-to-1. The Bruins will host Hidden Valley, a two to nothing winner over Salem for the tourney title tomorrow night. The Blacksburg girls also won in soccer semi-finals nipped Cave Spring 3-to-2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Salem vs. Hidden Valley; :00]

Defending Group Two A state champ Salem took on the Hidden Valley girls in the other semi-final. The Titans would get a goal from Meredith Grunewald and another courtesy an unintentional Spartan assist to end Salem's reign as champs - the final 2-to-nothing.
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In Blue Ridge soccer action tonight Botetourt beat Northside and Byrd topped Alleghany 7-to-2 on the boys' side, while the LB girls whipped Alleghany 7-to-1, and Northside beat Byrd 5-to-3. In Blue Ridge baseball - Alleghany picked up a win over Northside 5-to-1, while Byrd out hit Botetourt 7-to-3. And in Blue Ridge softball Northside won the title with an 8-to-4 win over Byrd. In three Rivers softball - Floyd stopped Eastern Montgomery and Glenvar shutout Auburn 2-to-nothing. The Patrick Henry girls softball team - the best in school history saw its season end tonight on the road at GW Danville. The Patriots lost 5-to-4 in a 15 inning game that covered parts of two days and featured a controversial play in the final inning that took a Patriot run off the board.

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The folks affiliated with the Western Virginia Education Classic football game are making good on their promise to make their one time dream an annual event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

This afternoon at a news conference at Beamer's restaurant in downtown Roanoke officials announced plans for the 5th annual Classic. The September 11th game between Virginia Union and Livingstone at Victory Stadium is getting a huge boost this year from Pepsi. The Cola company is placing an ad for the game on one million Pepsi cans that will be distributed throughout southwest and central Virginia.
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[SUPER=01-Tim Swecker/Pepsi Director of Foodservice Sales; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sherman Lea/Education Classic Chairman; :14]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...the city."]
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[vo nat con't] The game, which supports TAP's efforts to get dropouts back in school, has raised $80 thousand dollars in four years and put 400 dropouts back in school. This year it's also getting support from Virginia Tech.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hite/VT Assistant Head Coach; :01]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...TO COLLEGE."]
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[Golf-Course]


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It is tee time in China and this is NOT the kind you drink-
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[VO-NAT 23.5]
[SUPER=03-Shenzhen, China;]


We are talking about golf at the World's Largest Golf Club.
Looking at this view of Mission Hills and you're seeing less than a quarter of the facility.
There are 180 holes and more than 40 miles of fairways-
You may want to rent a cart. The club has one thousand of those- and 2000 caddies are available as well.
So why would anyone need such a huge golf course?
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[SOT 1:43]
[IN Q=SELECTION, IT'S ]

((TENNIEL CHU/MISSION HILLS GOLF CLUB; SELECTION, IT'S PROVIDING THEM DIFFERENT GOLF COURSES AND CHALLENGES FOR ALL TYPES OF GOLFERS.))
[SUPER=01-Tenniel Chu/Mission Hills Golf Club]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=all types of golfers.]
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[VO-NAT 13 plus ]


This week the Guiness World Records Organization delcared Mission Hills the largest golf club in the world-
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